Lakewood in Lights 2012

10/23/2012

Dec. 3, 2012 Lakewood in Lights returns

 

LAKEWOOD IN LIGHTS 2012

   

Lakewood in Lights 2012 at Lakewood Center for the Arts
 

LAKEWOOD THEATRE COMPANY

CELEBRATES THE SEASON WITH A HOLIDAY FUNDRAISER,

LAKEWOOD IN LIGHTS 2012

DECEMBER 3, 2012  5:30-9:00 PM


Larry Blackmar & Tracy BarryCome celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with Lakewood in Lights 2012 on December 3, 2012 from 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM. This annual holiday event is a fundraiser for Lakewood hosted by Tracy Barry and Larry Blackmar. The event features food, music, dance, and a tree auction to benefit the rising star program (performance and education opportunities for youth) at Lakewood Theatre Company.

 

The title sponsor is OnPoint Community Credit Union  
OnPoint Community Credit Union - Lakewood in Lights 2011 Sponsor

 

Tickets are available for $50.00 ($35 tax-deductible) at the Lakewood Center Box Office, 368 S. State Street, Lake Oswego, OR 97034. You can also call 503-635-3901 or to order online click here to order tickets!

 Click here to download a flyer about the event!


About the event: The halls of Lakewood Center for the Arts are decorated for the holidays by the Lakewood Center Associates, a support auxiliary of Lakewood Center. On December 3, 2012, at 5:30 PM the event begins with a silent auction, raffles, drinks and hearty hors d’oeuvres. Musical performances by local artists interspersed with a tree auction begin at 6:30 PM.

Featured performers include Leif Norby, Margié Boule, Dave Sweeney, David Knell, Julie Michaels, Pam Mahon, Sally Harmon, Frank Gruner and Lake Oswego Dance School.  Steve Knox, noted Lake Oswego/Portland director, directs the entertainment, Tracy Barry and Larry Blackmar host the festivities and the Lakewood Center Board of Directors stages the event.

Event co-chairs, and Lakewood Board members, Linda Brown and Jeanne Denton, note that this year’s event will include featured auction items of a Fabulous Progressive Dinner on Lake Oswego for Six and a one-week stay at a Sunriver home.

In addition, a raffle drawing will be held for a Weekend Wine Getaway for 6 at De Ponte Cellars Vineyard. This package includes: a Winemaker’s Dinner for 6, a chauffeured tour of nearby wineries and a one-night night stay for three couples in a 3-bedroom villa at the vineyard in Dundee. Offer valid for a weekend in March 2013 subject to availability. The value is $3,000. Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $25. Purchasers need not be present to win. Raffle and event tickets are available at the Lakewood Box Office 9-5 weekdays, 10-4 on Saturdays and two hours before curtain on show nights. Click here for more info on the raffle.

 

Sponsors for Lakewood in Lights 2012 include:

(Click on a gold link to go to a sponsor website!)

Gold Star Sponsors:

De Ponte Cellars, Maximized Philanthropy, Bill & Barbara Warner

Tree Sponsors:

Lakewood Center Associates, Tom & Marcy Lasley, Don & Sharon Plumb, Harnish Properties, Buckley Law P.C.

Silver Bell Sponsors:

John & Diane Bradshaw, Roberta Pierce, Griffon May, Northwest Bank, World Class Wines, Zeppo Italian Restaurant

Raffle Prize:

Buy your tickets now for a fabulous raffle prize that will be awarded Dec. 3rd during the evening at Lakewood in Lights - A Weekend Wine Getaway for 6 at De Ponte Cellars Vineyard. This package includes: a Winemaker’s Dinner for 6, a chauffeured tour of nearby wineries and a one-night stay for three couples in a 3-bedroom villa at the vineyard in Dundee. Offer valid for a weekend in March 2013 subject to availability.

The package is valued at $3,000. Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $25. Purchasers need not be present to win. Raffle and event tickets are available at the Lakewood Box Office 9-5 weekdays, 10-4 on Saturdays and two hours before curtain on show nights.

Make your check payable to Lakewood Theatre Company. Proceeds benefit the Rising Star Program (education and performance opportunities for young actors).

Purchase your tickets at our box office (503-635-3901) or from any Lakewood board member.

 


 A Sampling of Items Available for Bid:

 
Decorated Trees:
Sugar-n-Spice and Everything Nice
Designed by Patricia Rohrbach and Julie Dole, costume designers for Lakewood Theatre Company. Sponsored by Buckley Law P.C.

Reading is a Gift
Designed and sponsored by Lakewood Center Associates, our support auxiliary. The Associates are dedicated volunteers who have raised over $1M in funds for Lakewood Theatre Company since 1984.

Winnie the Pooh in the Hundred Acre Wood
Designed by Margaret Chapman and Jane Reed, costume designer and wig designer for Lakewood Theatre Company. Sponsored by Don & Sharon Plumb

Northwest Bliss
Designed by Terri Strandberg.  Sponsored by Harnish Properties.

Swashbuckler's Holiday
Designed by Sammuel Hawkins, a performer and props designer for Lakewood Theatre Company. Sponsored by Tom & Marcy Lasley.
 

Wine lots in the Oral and Silent Auction Available for Bid:

Wine Lot: Priorat Vertical
2003, 2004, 2005, 2009 from Priorat in Barcelona.
$175.00
  • The elegance and power come together in balance to express the full potential of Priorat with this offering. The wines have an elegant and authentic nose. The essence of cherries, blackberries and figs are joined to perfection with the memories of cocoa, coffee and toasted wood nobles. The palate is balanced and elegant, with a firm step and ripe tannins.
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Wine Lot: Long Shadows - Wooden Box of Wine
6 bottles of wine form Long Shadows famous winemakers.
$450.00
Piroutte 2009  (Cab, Merlot Malbec blend)
  • Vibrant aromas of black cherry, violets, and incense leap from the glass. Ripe currant flavors, hints of black olive, roasted coffee bean and vanilla nuances provide layers of depth, with excellent structure and polished tannins contributing to its lengthy finish. 95 points, Wine Enthusiast.
Sequel 2009, (Syrah)
  • A deep, dark beauty loaded with dried cherry and currant aromas and flavors wrapped in nuances of cola, incense and barrel spice. Plush and savory on the palate with an appealing concentration of fruit and silky tannins that linger on the finish.
Saggi 2008, (Syrah)
  • Red currents and ripe, wild strawberries meld with oak spice and an attractive hint of earthiness in this bright, vibrant wine. Well-integrated tannins provide a velvety mouth-feel, layers of structure and a long, pleasant finish
Chester|Kidder, 2007 (Cabernet, Syrah Bordeaux blend)
  • Chester-Kidder offers exquisite black cherry and chocolate aromas and flavors with a pleasant hint of oak spice. This is a vibrant and rich wine with intense flavors of ripe blackberry that leave a lengthy impression.
Feather, 2008 (Cabernet)
  • Impressive for its intensity and elegance, the 2008 Feather offers generous aromas of ripe blueberries, black fruit and mocha with smoky notes of cedar and tobacco. A complex palate of dark plum, cherry, clove and licorice glides smoothly over refined tannins and creamy oak nuances. 94 points, Wine Enthusiast.
Pedestal, 2008 (Merlot)
  • Rich and expressive, yet graceful, this intensely aromatic Merlot displays a wide array of mouthwatering flavors, including ripe blackberries, dark plum and baker's chocolate. Sweet tannins and a velvety texture persist across a lengthy finish. Made up of 81% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Sauvignon, with the balance Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, it was aged for 22 months in 85% new French oak. 92 points, Wine Spectator.
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Wine Lot: The Beauty of Reserve Cab1983, 1984, 1986, 1989 GROTH Reserve. A longtime CAB winery producing a rich and intense Cabernet Sauvignon
 $350.00
  • Reserve from Groth is a remarkable wine, amazingly complex, pure, rich and focused, full-bodied and concentrated, showing firm black cherry and blackberry fruit, with black olive, sage, dusty earth and mineral hints. Gains depth and complexity, with a long, persistent finish. Groth Vineyards & Winery was established in 1982 and in special years they make a "Reserve" bottling of Cabernet Sauvignon from a small lot in their 121 acre Oakville Estate in the Napa Valley.
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Wine Lot: Priorat Vertical
2003, 2004, 2005, 2009 from Priorat in Barcelona.
$175.00
  • The elegance and power come together in balance to express the full potential of Priorat with this offering. The wines have an elegant and authentic nose. The essence of cherries, blackberries and figs are joined to perfection with the memories of cocoa, coffee and toasted wood nobles. The palate is balanced and elegant, with a firm step and ripe tannins.
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Wine Lot: Arch Terrace Syrah
2006 3L Arch Terrace Syrah from Terra Blanc, Washington Red Mountain. A great red meat wine. Have a party!
$280.00
  • Dusty hints of rose, earth, and candied orange create an alluring bouquet stemming from the glass. Wild blueberry, plum, and fig intertwine on the palate with tones of oak and spice before ending in a frenzy of leather and floral flavors. Arch Terrace wines were named for the terraces that surround Terra Blanca Winery n the Yakima valley. Winemaker Keith Pilgrim seeks to create food-friendly wines from estate fruit and from wine grapes sourced from some of the area’s oldest and most esteemed vineyards.
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Wine Lot: Tour of France
This 4-bottle selection represents the most sought after areas of French wine country including Bordeaux, Burgundy, North Rhone and South Rhone.
 $225.00
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Wine Lot: 3 Magnum Showcase
This 3 magnum showcase includes: 2008 Dunham Cellars 3-Legged Red by Vehrs,  2009 Castlet Barbera d'Asti - Estate by Casa Bruno and Elio Perrone Moscato d'Asti
$350.00
2008 Dunham Cellars 3-Legged Red by Vehrs
  • Using grapes from some of the finest vineyards in the Walla Walla, Yakima and Columbia Valleys, Dunham Cellars has established an award-winning reputation for their wines. When their first vintage, a 1995 Cabernet Sauvignon was released, it was deemed one of the finest wines made in Washington by Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Subsequent vintages and varietals have also earned high marks with both wine writers and consumers.
2009 Castlet Barbera d'Asti - Estate by Casa Bruno
  • Barbera d’Asti is one of the most famous wine areas in Italy's northwestern Piedmont region. It became a DOC in 1970 and was upgraded to its DOCG classification in 2008, adding to Piedmont's already impressive standing at this highest level of Italian wine classification. The Barbera d'Asti title covers the area around the town of Asti, and exclusively focuses on red wines made from Barbera. Barbera is a firm favorite among winemakers and consumers.
Elio Perrone Moscato d'Asti
  • Golden in color and lightly sparkling, this slightly sweet sparkler of 100% Moscato offers a delightful nose of raisins, violets and spice. Medium in body with perfect acidity and balance, it delivers intense flavors of raisins, sultanas and spice. Luscious, long and sweet, it cleanses the palate on the finish. A superb light dessert wine, perfect with melon, pears or strawberries.
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Wine Lot: Two magnums of Chateauneuf-du-Pape, 2010, Clos des Brusquieres
$350.00
  • At only eight hectares in size, this miniscule, ultra-traditional estate produces tiny quantities of just one wine: no luxury cuvee, no specialty blend, just a stunningly pure and complex Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Owner Claude Courtil is the godson of none other than Henri Bonneau, one of the most legendary and revered producers in the region, and he learned everything he knows about winemaking from his godfather. Henri and Claude share a deeply held commitment to natural winemaking: manual vineyard work, traditional aging in large casks, and bottling without intrusive fining and filtration. The blend consists of 60% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 10% Mourvedre.
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Chester|Kidder magnum, 2006
Long Shadows Vineyard
$95.00
  • Chester-Kidder offers exquisite black cherry and chocolate aromas and flavors with a pleasant hint of oak spice. This is a vibrant and rich wine with intense flavors of ripe blackberry that leave a lengthy impression.
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Private Tasting at Scratch for 8
Enjoy a 5-course tasting menu for 8 from Lake Oswego's Iron Chef at Scratch Restaurant. Date to be mutually agreed upon, must be a Tuesday evening. Start your evening with a tasting of 4 wines at World Class Wines an hour before dinner.
 $500.00
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Wine Lot: Pinot As You Like It
4 Magnums of 2010 De Ponte Pinot Noirs including Estate, Reserve, Dundee Hills and the new Lonesome Rock Ranch Red. Included in this lot is a special tasting for six with owner and winemaker in March or April.
$500.00
De Ponte Estate
  • The nose shows a combination of blackberry, cassis (blackcurrant) with beautiful notes of violet and vanilla. The wine is perfectly balanced between the nice acidity and the fine-grained tannins, beautiful elegance and complexity, long finish supported by an explosion of dark fruit notes and caramel.
  • 91 Points, Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
De Ponte Reserve
  • An intense and complex nose of dark fruits and chocolate, with a hint of mint and an earthy touch. Elegant and rich, it shows a beautiful concentration on the mid-palate. Velvety tannins but firmly structured to the end, with a long finish that is refined and elegant, leaves a full set of fresh fruit and floral notes supported by integrated oaky notes.
De Ponte Dundee Hills
  • This Pinot Noir shows a distinctive nose with plenty of raspberry and floral aromas specifically violet and jasmine. Clean, pure and balanced, this wine is already seductive thanks to its palate of fresh fruit combined with hint of mint and caramel, giving it a long delightful finish.
  • 91 Points, Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
Lonesome Rock Ranch Red
  • Vivid red.  Fresh red fruit and floral aromas are lifted by notes of white pepper, allspice and blood orange.  Juicy and precise, offering sweet raspberry and cherry flavors and a touch of cola.  Tangy acidity buffers the sweet fruit and adds bite to the long, spice- and floral-accented finish.
  • 91 Points, Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

 

Other items in the Oral Auction Available for Bid:

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A night in the Symphony Suite at the Heathman,
with symphony tickets for 2, breakfast, valet parking, a bottle of bubbly and a
gift certificate for Ruth’s Chris Steak House.

Details: Have a "suite" night with pre-show drinks at Ruth's Chris Steakhouse ($150 gift card), a pair of tickets to the Symphony and an overnight stay in the Symphony Suite at the Heathman. Wake up and enjoy a contental breakfast.
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A chocolate truffle rolling party
for 20-30 friends, with musical entertainment by local recording artists Sally
Harmon and Frank Gruner

Details: Good for 20-30 people. You pick the venue and Bernard C. Chocolates brings everything needed for to make a truly memorable event. This is the perfect pairing to live music played by Sally Harmon & Frank Gruner at the truffle rolling. Must be scheduled at a mutually agreed upon time and date.
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A week at a Sunriver house,
complete with 2  rounds of golf and passes to the High Desert Museum

Details: 13 Vista is an architecturally designed executive home on the Sun River, overlooking the Great Meadow and the 5th hole of the Meadows Golf Course. It sleeps 10 people. A large entry hall, living/dining room, gourmet suites with baths on the ground floor. Upstairs there are 2 additional bedrooms. One is a bunk room with 4 separate beds. The second upstairs bedroom is a queen bed. The two bedrooms share a bathroom and an upstairs living room with television. All amenities are provided including a hot tub, 4 bikes, a canoe and wonderful decks with a built-in BBQ and teak patio furniture. All of this overlooks a beautiful view in one of the best locations in Sunriver. The use of the home must be arranged with the owner
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Four magnums of De Ponte 2010 Pinot Noir,
plus a tour of the winery with the winemaker and the owner.

Details: 4 Magnums of DePonte Pinot Noir including Estate, Reserve and the new Lonesome Reds. Included in this lot is a special tasting for six with owner and winemaker in March or April.
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Dinner for 8 people at Scratch Restaurant
preceded by a Wine tasting at World Class Wines.

Details: Enjoy a 5-course tasting menu for 8 from Lake Oswego's Iron Chef at Scratch Restaurant. Date to be mutually agreed upon, must be a Tuesday evening. Start your evening with a tasting of 4 wines at World Class Wines an hour before dinner.
Donated by Scratch & World Class Wines
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Be a Star
You can have a walk-on part in the Dec. 2012 White Christmas production at
Lakewood in December 2012.
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Be a Hero
Take home one of our five professionally decorated Christmas trees, or have it
delivered by us. Better still, buy it and donate it to the charity of your
choice in the Portland area. Don't know who needs one? We can help you decide.
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Portland Winterhawks Sky Box - party for 22

Details: You and 21 of your friends will enjoy a fantastic evening in a Rose Garden Suite on Sunday March 17 at 5:00 PM against the Spokane Chiefs. The Suite doesn't include food and beverage but we'll kick in a case of Pyramid beer for you to enjoy before or after the event.
Donated by The Portland Winterhawks, Doug Piper
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Improv Party with Scott & Domeka Parker

Details: Learn improv with Lakewood performers Scott and Domeka Parker. Drink beer made by a theatre major! $25 gift card to Palisades Thriftway


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