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Thank you to all of the donors who helped create these amazing gift sets for our 2017 Season Kickoff Auction!

​Want your chance to bid on these outstanding prizes?  Join us for our 2017 Season Kickoff on April 21st.



  • A voucher for two (2) prime center orchestra seats to the smash-hit Hamilton at the Private Bank Theatre in Chicago, for a performance of the winning bidder's choice between May 15-July 2
  • An on-stage tour with a Hamilton staff member at the Private Bank Theatre where you can take photos, see costumes, and explore the set
  • Two autographed Hamilton posters, autographed by the Chicago company
  • Hamilton Cast Recording
  • Hamilton Mix Tape
  • Hamilton: The Revolution hardcover book
  • Hamilton Tote
  • Hamilton Chicago Souvenir Program

Donated by:  Ashley Lambart & Allison McGreevy, Heather Yerrick of the Hamilton Chicago Wardrobe staff, Circle Theatre

VALUE: $1,321


Take Me Back To Manhattan
“I <3 NY” at its best!

  • A Pair of New York City Metal Prints by Bryan Esler Photo
  • Empire State Building Statue
  • I Love NY Hoodie
  • New York City Visitors Guides
  • Broadway A to Z Book
  • Signed Playbill by Original Cast Members - Into The Woods
  • Signed Playbill by Sarah Jessica Parker - Once Upon A Mattress
  • Signed Playbill by Joel Grey - Cabaret (1987)

Donated by: Bryan Esler, Lisa Mathias, Lou VanderHave, and Anonymous Supporter of the Arts and Circle Theatre

VALUE: $845

De-Lovely Summertime
BBQ, Picnics, Live Music, Tasty Treats and more! 

  • $100 Gift Certificate to Ham Family Farm 
  • Grilling Cookbook
  • Grilling Set
  • 4 Lawn Tickets to the Picnic Pops
  • Brewery Vivant Private Tour and Tasting for 6 guests
  • 2 Circle Summer Concert Tickets
  • Dessert Package from The Cakabakery and Furniture City Creamery
  • Picnic/Beach Throw
  • Picnic Basket

Donated by: Ham Family Farm,  Karyl DeBryun, Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra, Brewery Vivant, The Cakabakery, Furniture City Creamery, Circle Theatre, Lynne Brown Tepper, Noddea Skidmore

VALUE: $773

Bon Voyage
You deserve a vacation!

  • $500 Gift Card to Southwest Airlines
  • Rolling Travel Bag by Kenneth Cole Reaction
  • Computer Travel Tote by Kenneth Cole Reaction

Donated by: Gerald R. Ford International Airport, Derek Call, Jeff Kemperman, Noddea Skidmore

VALUE: $850


Anything Goes
Just like the title says, “anything goes” here… this is our mixed bag of delightful treasures!

  • 10-pack of car washes from Southland Auto Wash
  • 7 Keller Ford Oil Changes
  • Car Care Supplies
  • $100 Amazon Gift Card
  • $100 Windsor Cottage Gift Card
  • $3,000 Family Sitting and 12” Canvas Fine Art Wall Portrait Gift Certificate
  • Fabric Storage Bin

Donated by: Keller Ford, Shelley Irwin, Troy Johnson, David Weinandy, Rick Santamaria, Lou VanderHave, and MMM Portrait Art

VALUE: $3500

Let's Misbehave - Ladies' Night Out
The gals are going to hit the town!

  • 2 Flirt Fitness Intro Classes
  • Wine Glasses, and Wine Tool Gift Set
  • 2 Hairstyle Blowouts at BANG Blow Dry Bar
  • Matching Youngblood Mineral Lipsticks
  • $50 Gilmore Collection Gift Card
  • 2 Tickets to Alice In Wonderland at Grand Rapids Ballet
  • $24 Electric Cheetah Gift Card
  • 2 Tickets to the Ladies Night Concert at Circle Theatre
  • Decorative Metal Tray

Donated by: Flirt Fitness, Siren and Proper, Tamara Bergstrom, Lou VanderHave, Grand Rapids Ballet Company, BANG Blow Dry Bar, Gilmore Collection, Electric Cheetah

VALUE: $422

This girls day package is made for two! 

  • $25 Terra Gift Card
  • 2 Simply Vain Pedicures at Chasing Vanity 
  • 2 Chick-Flick DVDs
  • 2 One-Month Passes to AM Yoga
  • 2 Two-Month Passes to Allegro Coaching
  • 4 Pairs of LuLaRoe Leggings

Donated by: Chasing Vanity Salon and Spa, Lynne Brown Tepper, AM Yoga, Allegro Coaching, Amanda Spendlove - LuLaRoe In The Mitten

VALUE: $901

Luxuries Are My Necessities
A Beauty Package of Perfection

  • Panopoulos Gift Set and Haircut/Style with Scott McGuire
  • Mary Kay Cosmetics and Skincare Collection
  • $100 Adored Boutique Gift Card
  • Youngblood Lipstick and Eye Shadow Collection
  • $50 Gift Card to Siren and Proper
  • Oribe Hair Kit and $20 Gift Card to Cheeky Strut
  • 1:1 Makeup Class with Michelle J Makeup
  • Makeup Travel Bag

Donated by: Scott McGuire and Panopolos Salon, Lynn Atkins-Rykert, Adored Boutique, Siren and Proper, Cheeky Strut, Michelle J Makeup, Lisa Mathias

VALUE: $865

Scamps and Sinners
All Cocktails and Jazz

  • Bar Set, Rocks Glasses and Coasters from Crate & Barrel
  • Tequila Mockingbird Literary Cocktail Book
  • Shake and Stir Cocktail Book
  • $25 SpeakEZ Lounge Gift Card
  • Miles Davis Kind of Blue Vinyl Album
  • Perfect Drink App-Controlled Bartending by Brookstone
  • Wood Serving Tray

Donated by: Julie Moran, Noddea and Calin Skidmore, SpeakEZ Lounge, Tamara Bergstrom

VALUE: $300

Easy to Love
Date nights that deserve a repeat

  • Frederik Mejjer Gardens One Year Family Membership 
  • $50 Celebration! Cinema Gift Card, Refillable Popcorn Bucket, Movie Memorabilia
  • $25 Gift Card to Derby Station 

Donated by: Frederik Meijer Gardens, Celebration! Cinema, Mark Schmidbauer

VALUE: $215

I Get a Kick Out Of You
Get it? Kick? Like sports and masculine things!

  • 2 2017 Season Tickets, Scarves, and Grand Rapids Football Club Merchandise
  • 8 2017-18 Tickets, Hat, and Grand Rapids Griffins Merchandise
  • Founders Brewery Private Tour for 10 People
  • 2 Dude DVDs
  • Golf Umbrella and Golf Accessories
  • Aluminum Beverage Tub

Donated by: Grand Rapids Football Club, Grand Rapids Griffins, Founders, Lynne Brown Tepper, Varnum Law, Jeff Kemperman

VALUE: $880

All Through The Night
Downtown GR’s evening(s) on the town

  • UICA  6-Ticket and Concessions Movie Pack    
  • 2 Tickets to MOTOWN The Musical presented by Broadway Grand Rapids 
  • 2 Season Tickets to Actors’ Theatre
  • $25 Gift Card to Gilmore Collection 
  • 2 Tickets to Jimmy Eat World at 20 Monroe Live

Donated by: Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Broadway Grand Rapids, Actors’ Theatre, SpeakEZ Lounge, 20 Monroe Live

VALUE: $725

Be Like the Bluebird

For The Coffee Lovers and Brunch Crowd

  • $50 SpeakEZ Lounge Gift Card
  • $50 Ferris Gift Card
  • 2 One-Of-A-Kind Coffee Mugs by Jeff Ham Ceramics
  • Ferris Coffee and Nut Gift Set
  • Aluminum Basket

Donated by: SpeakEZ Lounge, Jeff Ham Ceramics,Ferris Coffee and Nut

VALUE: $280

You're the Top
For Your Health and Wellness

  • One Month Unlimited Yoga at Funky Buddha
  • One Month Unlimited Boot Camp at 8th Day Gym
  • Essential Oil Diffuser and Essential Oils
  • Haute Mess Zipper Bag

Donated by:  Funky Buddha Yoga Hothouse, David Weinandy, Lynne Brown Tepper, Noddea Skidmore

VALUE: $264