We’ll be conducting our fall fund-raising auction in conjunction with our production of Moving Boxes from Nov. 4 through Nov.19. Attendees will be able to place bids for these fabulous prizes. Come see the show and place your bid. Ticket sales only pay for about a third of our annual operating expenses, so every dollar you bid counts.

Fabulous Auction Prizes



Organize Me — Two-hours of free organizing by organizer Karen York, a $150 value


IMG_4576   Timeline Theatre — two tickets to any regular performance, an $80 value



FEW-Spirits-logo-Red-small-PreviewF.E.W. Spirits — Four distillery tours (which include tastings)  plus collector glasses, a $60 value


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




Apelian Carpets & Orientals — $75 toward a rug cleaning

GFUlogoNewTag2_full A framed print from The Great Frame Up on Central Street, a $50 value.

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Photographers Nelson Armour & Ted Glascoe’s amazing photography book, Surface Tension, Beauty and Fragility in Lake Michigan, a $25 value.



The Spice House, one of our favorite places to shop in central Street, is donating an ethnic Chicago seasoning gift box which contains four jars of special blends to reflect Chicago-area neighborhoods. Included are Old Taylor Street, Old World Central Street, Lake Shore drive and Bronzville. A $25 value.



Orangetheory Fitness on Central Street is offering one free month of Premier Unlimited Membership for new members only and a free heart rate monitor when you go in for your first session.

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



Ridgeville Grill is in nearby Wilmette and offers a perfect menu for before-show dining. Bid on this $20 gift card and enjoy a meal there.

Bluestone is a long-time favorite spot for the 2nd Act Players and their friends. Bid on this $25 gift card and enjoy drinks and a meal here.


Harold’s Truevalue Hardware. Harold’s is a Central Street institution, everyone goes to Harold’s because they have everything you could imagine for the home and we’re thrilled they’ve donated a tool skit for our auction, Retail value $14.99.

Backlot Coffee. Check out Backlot’s new digs on central Street, it’s the place to go for great coffee and great atmosphere. Bid on a $10 Backlot gift card.



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

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