Come to see Old Ringers this Nov. 2-17, and be sure to bid on the fabulous prizes we have available in our fall fund-raising auction.
We use a blind bidding process, 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.
Ticket sales only pay for about a third of our annual operating expenses, so every dollar you bid counts.
Fabulous Auction Prizes
Bid on an autographed 8×10 photo of Cubs’ star Javy Baez, a $150 retail value!
Bid on two tickets for an upcoming show at Evanston’s Music Theater Works (formerly the Light Opera Works), a $145 value.
Win a $50 gift card for Evanston’s fabulous pan-Asian gem, Koi. Located in downtown Evanston, it’s a great place to dine before or after a show, or any time you;re in the mood for delicious cuisine.
Bid on a $50 gift card for Farmhouse, Evanston’s cozy farm-to-table restaurant.
Here’s the perfect item for any NU sports lover — four tickets for the 2020 football season when the team definitely will be back to its winning ways, plus two NU hats, a $350 value.
Two tickets for a non-dining upcoming performance of Working at Evanston’s newest theater, Theo Ubique, a $94 value.
Crepes are back, in a delicious way, at central Street’s Bee Crepes. Win a $50 food gift certificate for this fun spot.
A gift card and a sample basket from Central Street’s homeopathic specialist, Walsh Natural Health, a $25 value
The Paper Source. Classes at the Central Street Paper Source are always fun. Bid on a $120 cardmaking class.
Temperance Beer Co. — 6 growler refills over 6 months, a $104 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. A $28 value.
The Celtic Knot is 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 $35 value.
Backlot Coffee. Check out Backlot’s expanded digs on Central Street. Bid on a $10 Backlot gift card.
A $38 gift bag from Starbucks on Central Street.
A fabulous $55 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.
Need to get organized? Turn to Karen York and her Organize Me by winning this gift certificate for a two-hour consulting session, a $170 value.
Win a $124 gift certificate for two 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.
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. Bid on an $80 gift certificate for a blowout.
Bif on gift certificate for two tickets to an upcoming concert of the Evanston Symphony Orchestra, a truegift of beautiful music to the North Shore, a $74 value.
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