We hope you will be joining us for our FSO fundraising event, BUT we know life is busy. If you have to miss all the FUN, we still hope that you will SUPPORT the FIRELANDS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA!

Preview Our Live Auction Items

Our silent and live auction items include trips, dinners, activities and more! Tickets are $125 each. Proceeds benefit the Firelands Symphony Orchestra, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Click on one of the items below and it will take you to more details about it.

ITEM #1: BREWS & BROWNS AT BAIT HOUSE BREWERY
ITEM #2: GOLF ANYONE?
ITEM #3: WINE DINNER FOR 10
ITEM #4: SYMPHONY SEASON SENSATION
ITEM #5: FLORIDA KEYS GETAWAY
ITEM #6: INTIMATE EVENING OF MUSIC
ITEM #7: BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG CITY!
ITEM #8: “BOY WITH VIOLIN” OIL PAINTING
ITEM #9: COOL JAZZ & COCKTAILS AT THE WAYNE
ITEM #10: LAKE ERIE FISHING AND LUNCH
ITEM #11: BARREL HOUSE BY JACK DANIELS
ITEM #12: THE COTE D’AZUR
ITEM #13: HARVEST DINNER
 

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ITEM #1: BREWS & BROWNS AT BAIT HOUSE BREWERY
Donated by: Michael and Dan McGookey

Host a Sunday Game Day Browns party at Bait House Brewery for twenty of your favorite football-loving friends in October or November!

Package includes drinks, craft beers, wine, and cocktails with snacks/sandwiches/munchies. The lucky winner takes home a BHB growler and can stop in and pick out his/her beer of choice to whet their whistle!


ITEM #2: GOLF ANYONE?
Donated by: The Stouffer and Drew Families

Enjoy a full day at the beautiful Catawba Island Club! A round of Golf on our Arthur Hills Championship Course and Lunch or Sunday Brunch in the inviting Clubhouse dining room.

Enjoy 18 holes of golf for 8 people, carts included. Meals include any applicable taxes and gratuities. A Visa or Mastercard will be required for charges exceeding the package value.


ITEM #3: WINE DINNER FOR 10
Donated by: Claudio Salvador and Antonella Mancini

A food and wine experience for 10 at Osteria Gusto Exposition Kitchen at Firelands Winery. Enjoy the visuals of garden fresh ingredients prepared for you while you sip on fine Italian boutique wines. You and your guests will indulge in 5 small plate courses, artistically prepared, along with wine pairings.

 


ITEM #4: SYMPHONY SEASON SENSATION!
Donated by: Firelands Symphony Orchestra and FSO Supporters

Have you heard? The Firelands Symphony Orchestra has announced its exciting 2019-2020 Concert Season! This extravagant package for two includes six evenings of amazing concerts, along with either pre-concert or post concert dinner for each!

Gift cards from Zinc, Marconi’s, barra, jbistro, Crush, Landmark Kitchen & Bar and Chez Francois included.

 


ITEM #5: FLORIDA KEYS GETAWAY
Donated by: The Drew and Stouffer Families

Make plans to get away to sunny Key Colony Beach, Florida for a week of fun and sun (Saturday to Saturday). Up to 6 people will enjoy a newly renovated private three-bedroom home with canal dockage available! During your visit you will have full privileges at the nearby beachfront Cabana Club to swim in the pool, lounge at the beach or dine in the café. (Sorry, transportation to Florida is not included). Subject to availability.

 

 


ITEM #6: INTIMATE EVENING OF MUSIC
Donated by: Nanette and John Frankel and Carl Topilow

You are invited into the artsy and welcoming home of Nanette and John Frankel for a delightful evening of music with Carl Topilow and Friends for an evening of jazz ! You will be entertained with songs from Broadway, Hollywood and beyond as Carl begins his 10th Anniversary season with the FSO ! A party of 12 will enjoy a sumptuous selection of hors d’oeuvres as you sip on your favorite cocktail or glass of wine.

 


ITEM #7: BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG CITY!
Donated by: Kay Handman

Get swept away in the magic that is New York City for four nights and four days! This beautiful, sunny one-bedroom apartment located in a prestigious doorman building with a magnificent view of Central Park West from the balcony will be your home away from home. Make memories in the city that never sleeps whether you head over to a Broadway Show, head downtown to the High Line, or wherever else this adventurous weekend leads you. This is one extravaganza you won’t want to pass up!

 

 

 


ITEM #8: “Boy with Violin” Oil Painting

Donated by: Anonymous
Oil painting by Giovanni Cavignani
Piece measures 26.75″ x 47″ with frame

A beautiful painting to grace your home or office. Giovanni Cavignani was born in Capri, Italy in 1892 and studied under the famous Professor Morell and had works in several exhibitions throughout France and Switzerland. He also spent many years in Paris studying painting, and taught art in Italian schools. He his most known for painting Italian peasant folk, as depicted in this lovely piece.


ITEM #9: COOL JAZZ & COCKTAILS @ THE WAYNE
Donated by: Gina & Duff Milkie, Ann & Carl McGookey, Pat & Don Galliers, Stacey & Jim Hartley

The Milkie home on Wayne is where it’s happening! Jazz, Drinks and Strolling Dinner with wine pairings will be on the menu for this party @ The Eclectic Century Home of Gina & Duff Milkie! Party for 16 will include classic cocktails along with Michael Shirtz & Friends setting the mood with Jazz stylings! This item is offered September 20th, 21st, 22nd or 27th, 28th, 29th 2019.

 


ITEM #10: LAKE ERIE FISHING AND LUNCH
Donated by: Capt. Bill Caban and the Stouffer Family

Enjoy a day of fishing in Canadian waters for smallmouth bass aboard the Copa-Caban-A with Captain Bill! Bait, gear, snacks and beverages will be provided for a group of four. Bring your own Canadian fishing license or one will be obtained that day for you. The captain will depart from the Catawba Island Club in the early morning and return to the club by 4:30 pm that day. Lunch will be provided at The Keys Restaurant on lovely Put-in-Bay.

 

 


ITEM #11: BARREL HOUSE BY JACK DANIELS
Donated by: The Ernst Family

Are you looking for an awesome evening this summer in downtown Sandusky? Get together your favorite party people and head to the Barrel House on the water!

This package includes hosting up to 20 people in the “Mellowing Room and Patio” with appetizers from the new Berardi’s at the Barrel, room rental fee and a $500 gift card toward whetting your whistle! Mutually agreed date in 2019 season.

 


ITEM #12: THE COTE d’ AZUR
Donated by: Anonymous

Explore the South of France from a magnificent 19th century perfumer’s villa in Grasse, the perfume capital of the world! This gorgeous hilltop town with stunning views of the Cote d’Azur is a short drive from the glamorous French Riviera coastline. Enjoy world class shopping and cuisine, easily accessible by car or public transportation. Villa des Parfums offers a fully refurbished three-bedroom/two-bath apartment for your stay. Holiday blackout periods apply. Transportation is not included. For 6-8 guests including children. Visit http://www.villadesparfums.com



Item #13: HARVEST DINNER
Donated by: Nike and Geoff Mendenhall

Enjoy a delightful evening in the Catawba Cliffs at the home of Nike and Geoff Mendenhall. A farm to table harvest dinner with a classical guitarist setting the mood. Complete with wine and craft beer pairings, featuring local organic produce from Shared Legacy Farms and Quarry Hill, organic meats from Weber Farm and craft beer from Twin Oast. Available for 12 guests anytime October/November, pre-Thanksgiving.

 



Date: Thursday, May 9, 2019
Time: 5:30pm
Place: Plum Brook Country Club
Tickets: $125 per person
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: 419-621-4800

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