Come to see New Year;’s Eve at Grandma’s House this Nov. 3-18, and be sure to bid on the fabulous prizes we have available in our fall fund-raising auction. We’re switching to a blind bidding process this year, which means others won’t be able to see your bid and quickly top it. So submit your highest bids for the items you want. Come see the show and place your bid. OR start the bidding with the form below. Ticket sales only pay for about a third of our annual operating expenses, so every dollar you bid counts.

Fabulous Auction Prizes

The Paper Source. Classes at the central Street Paper Source are always fun. Bid on a $120 class at our auction.

FEW-Spirits-logo-Red-small-PreviewF.E.W. Spirits — Four distillery tours (which include tastings)  plus collector glasses, a $60 value. And we have two of these tours to auction off!!!


TemperanceTemperance Beer Co. — 6 growler refills over 6 months, a $95 value




Apelian Carpets & Orientals — $75 toward a rug cleaning

A $70 gift certificate good for tickets to any upcoming Oil Lamp Theater production.


The Spice House, A box of spice special blends to reflect Chicago-area neighborhoods.  A $28 value.



Orangetheory Fitness on Central Street is offering one free month of Premier Unlimited Membership for new members only along with a towel, gym bag and water bottle. a $300 value.

The Celtic Knot in Evanston’s authentic Irish Pub, offering great food and entertainment. Bid on this $25 gift card and enjoy yourself.



Harold’s Truevalue Hardware. Harold’s is a Central Street institution, everyone goes to Harold’s. Big on a screwdriver set and tool bag, a $25 value.

Backlot Coffee. Check out Backlot’s new digs on Central Street. Bid on a $10 Backlot gift card.



Tag’s Bakery & Cafe, bid on a $25 gift card to Central Street’s newest eating experience.



A $45 gift bag from Starbucks including a bag of coffee!!!





A fabulous $150 framed print from Central Street’s Great Frame Up, a long-time mainstay of the Central Street West shopping area and the place for all your framing needs. Watch for the opening of their new location.


Need to get organized? Turn to Karen York and her Organize Me by winning this gift certificate for a two-hour consulting session, a $150 value.






Win a $100 gift certificate for tickets to one of Chicago’s most widely recognized theater companies, the Timeline Theatre Company.. Timeline specializes in plays with a historical edge to them.




Bid on a $25 gift certificate to North Evanston’s favorite restaurant and watering hole, the Bluestone. Stop by before or after a show.by before or after a  show.



The Teddie Kossof Salon, Spa & Wellness Center on Waukegan Road in Northfield, is the nation’s largest beauty emporium of its kind under one roof. There are 40 stylists, 9 nail technicians, 9 colorists, 4 estheticians, 3 masseuses, 2 makeuartists. Bid on a fabulous $400 care package gift certificate.



Bif on  gift certificate for two tickets to an upcoming concert of the Evanston Symphony Orchestra, a true gift of beautiful music to the North Shore, a $74 value.



Wags on Willow is the place to go for your pet grooming needs Bid on a free dog or cat groom, which includes wash & blowout, haircut, nails, ears and teeth.Up to a $130 value depending on the size of your pet.




Bid on a $50 gift certificate plus a stylish poncho from Gracie’s on Central Street, the place to shop for stylish women’s apparel.





Surface Tension by Nelson W. Armour & Ted Glasoe

The companion book for an amazing exhibition of photography dealing with Lake Michigan by two noted Evanston-area photographers.




A collection of works by abstract cartoonist Gene Kannenberg, Jr.

Gene is an asemic artist, creating his own language and his own world in his unique comics.Bid on this amazing package of his works. Suggested retail value, $25





Heaven meets Earth Yoga Studio

5 Yoga Class Pass plus T-Shirt. Find your bliss at this intimate, peaceful yoga studio. Choose from a wide range of classes. Retail value, $100