You are going to Disney! Four, one-day Disney park-hopper passes to see all that Disney World in Orlando has to offer.
Backyard BBQ Party$650
Kick off the summer with a backyard barbecue for 25 with delicious BBQ grub from Graffiti Grill!
Lake Bluff Love$100
Show your pride for Lake Bluff with this basket containing a collection of "LB" items, including $40 to Donatis, a $25 Voila gift certificate and a yummy bottle of La Cage wine!
Jr. Firefighter Dream$325
...without the fire. A Knollwood fire truck will take your child and three friends, roundtrip from LBES to Chiefs in Lake Forest for lunch - leaving a lifetime of fun memories! These junior firefighters must be child-seat free.
Colorful Party Time!$190
Have a fun and colorful party for 8 kids at Color Me Mine in Vernon Hills - and enjoy some yummy eats with a $150 Chik-Fil-A catering certificate and $50 to spend on Carol's Cookies!
Cartwheels & Cupcakes$150
Enjoy a fun and active party for 10 at Ultimate Gymnastics in Gurnee and make the party complete with treats from Bent Fork Bakery with a $40 gift card!
Hawks Win! McMahon Art$230
Celebrate the 2015 Blackhawks Stanley Cup win everyday in your home with this piece of art from local renowned artist, Mark McMahon.
LB Farmers Market Art$295
Almost better than the real thing. This one-of-a-kind piece of art from local renowned artist Mark McMahon will brighten your home all year long.
Get UR Track RaceReady$450
Get professional help, homeowner! Take advantage of 4 hours of handyman service from Lynch Builders, a $100 gift card to ABT, 2 gallons of paint from Sherwin Williams - oh, and get yourself a new Otterbox!
Sugah 'n Spice$90
Enjoy a delectable basket of goodies from Wisma along with 3 pounds of coffee from Hansa coffee, plus a $25 gift card for more Hansa coffee and a box of Kay's Candies chocolates. Yum!
Family Fun in Big City$400
Take advantage of a series of family passes and tickets to the best Chicago has to offer! This package includes: - 4 passes to the Museum of Science and Industry - 4 passes to the Field Museum - 4 tickets to an Emerald City Theatre production at the Apollo Theater - 4 tickets to the Chicago Children's Theater, with a backstage photo opportunity - 4 tickets to Comedy Sportz Chicago for a family-friendly comedy show
Soler & Rondon$160
All eyes are on these Cubbies. Show your devotion with a signed jersey from Jorge Soler and a signed photograph from Hector Rondon.
Pamper Your Pooch$200
VIP treatment awaits your dog at Yuppy Puppy with a $100 gift card and this basket of treats and a $100 training certificate from Two Paws Up! But wait - because pets are people too, you get to enjoy a complimentary portrait for your furry friend (and an 8x10 fine art print) courtesy of Classic Kids Photography!
Our Kindergarten families put together a basket full of goodies and activities to keep creative minds busy - rain or shine! With art supplies galore, plus $225 in Michael's gift cards, your little artists should be set for some time!
1st Grade Basket$160
There's no stopping LBES First Grader's from reading up a storm with this library! With a variety of popular books, plus $150 to spend at Lake Forest Book Store and a Bitsbox coding kit, you've got a chance to make your reader happy with this awesome collection!
2nd Grade Basket$240
Lego lovers - unite! Will your master-builder's heart with this awesome collection of Legos, including a $150 Lego Store gift card and buy one/get one free passes to Lego Land in Schaumburg!
3rd Grade Basket$205
There's something in here for every type of athlete - including a $200 gift certificate to Kiddles! Bring home this basket of fun and you'll win a gold medal for being an awesome person!
4th Grade Basket$45
Who wants to go to the movies?! With $30 in AMC gift cards and all this Cretors popcorn and boxed candies, you'll be set whether you go to the theater or stay in and watch a rental!
5th Grade Basket$80
Cooking is so much more fun when you have the right tools ...and a cook! (Sorry, not included.) But you will have a kitchen stocked with tools to make any meal!
Middle School Basket$450
Here's an incredible basket of LB galore! This collection includes Terlato wine, a LB Tervis cup, a LB t-shirt (size 10/12 youth), Spice Merchant goodies, Other Door salsa, and the following gift cards: - $25 to Prairie Espresso - $50 to PegAnn Kompany - $40 to Bluffingtons - $200 to Maevery - $25 to Other Door - $75 to Inovasi - $50 to Prismatic Nails
No - it's not horse racing - it's this combo of Medieval Times jousting and Chicago Wolves hockey! Enjoy two tickets to Medieval Times and 2 tickets to a Chicago Wolves game!
Bob Dylan at Ravinia$500
Bob Dylan is a big name on Ravinia's 2016 summer line up and you'll enjoy four lawn tickets with this musical legend! Stock up on snacks at Sunset with $50 in gift cards, $25 to Costco, and enjoy a magnum of Terlato Wine! Sounds like a pretty
For Your SugahMama$170
Happy Mother's Day, indeed! With a bottle of La Fage, a hair treatment and blow out at Noggin Salon, parking and 4 tram passes (and an umbrella!) for the Botanic Garden, and a bag of yummy coffee, and a photo session with local photographer Corinne Torkelson - all with an adorable "Mom" tray from Gifted - not a bad way to show some love to the special mother in your life.
Grab your girls! Enjoy spray tanning for four with Two Sisters and a Gun and a $180 gift card to Blue Mercury. Damn, girl! You should go OUT. How about drinks at Balena, the hot BOKA restaurant in Lincoln Park, with a $50 gift card? Oh, and a bottle of La Fage for beforehand. Have fun!
Cancel the Sitter$310
Cue Netflix - you're having "date night" in with this package! Cut into some steaks from Ruprecht Company (4 10 oz. NY Strip Steaks and 4 6 oz. Beef Tenderloin Filets) with a magnum of wine from Terlato Wines. Then enjoy this decadent basket of goodies from Mrs. Prindables and grab something cute to serve it all on with $50 to A Perfect Setting. Maybe you'll get a few date nights out of all this...!
Brunch Around Town$200
Start the day nice and easy. How about brunch at some local favorites? Take advantage of gift cards from the following local spots: - Bluffingtons - $50 - Maevery - $100 - Egg Harbor - breakfast/lunch for 2 - Grille No. 43 - $25
A Trim and a Nosh$75
Groom yourself and 19 friends at Sport Clips in Lake Bluff with their "MVP Treatments," then grab a bite to eat. With $25 to spend at Lou Malnati's, some Jimmy John's sandwiches and a bucket of beers and goodies from Buffo's, you've got options!
Mothers Day Cubs$265
If you know a mother who is also a diehard Cubs fan, this could be the best Mother's Day gift yet! 4 tickets to the Cubs v. Nationals - Aisle 133, Row 3, Seats 101-104
The MYSTERY Box!$185
The Auction Committee has a "Funny Cide" to us! Take your chances like you would at the races and bid on this mystery box of goodies, which has a little something for everyone!
Trifecta! Four Bears tickets to the October 2 game against the Detroit Lions, complete with four pre-game sideline passes and two parking passes. Well, shut my mouth!
Da' Bears, Part Deux$345
Go Bears! Enjoy two (2) tickets (Section 106, Row 15, Seats 1 & 2) to an agreed-upon Bears game, courtesy of the Borland family. Plus you get a Pernell McPhee signed football for your man cave.
Enjoy the sport of kings for a day at Arlington Race Track (6 passes). Come down from all that high-stakes excitement at Wheeling's Lynfred Winery, with a wine tasting for 6.
Beers & Ball with Ryno$675
We reckon you and your lucky seven would like an evening at Lake Bluff Brewery, talking baseball over beers with Cubs legend Ryne Sandberg!
Blue Harbor Resort$400
Head up to Sheboygan, Wisc. to this terrific family-friendly resort, complete with a spa and indoor water park! With this package, you'll enjoy one night in a Family Lakeview OR King Whirlpool Fireplace Suite Lakeview. You'll also get 4 water park passes. (Valid for use Sunday - Friday, blackout dates may apply)
Here's your chance to get that beach body, right?! Take advantage of one month of unlimited yoga at Core Power Yoga in Deerfield, along with a consultation/acupuncture session with Jana Bricker of Apex Acupuncture in Lake Forest. For something more intense, how about OrangeTheory classes? You'll get a month-long membership at OrangeTheory (as well as a heart monitor) and if you need some new kicks or gear, use the $25 gift certificate to Kiddles.
Retired LBES teacher Jan Romito can help make a "Smarty Jones" out of your child! Take advantage of 2 hours of tutoring with Mrs. Romito at her LB home (near LBMS) and choose from a variety of topics. This could be a great summer review opportunity and all elementary school aged kids are eligible!
North Country Fun$200
Head north, friends - to Milwaukee, that is! Take in the September 30 Brewers game v. the Pittsburgh Pirates with 4 Club Level Infield Box Seats, 4 JCI Stadium Club passes, and 1 parking pass! You also get a family pass (for 4) to Milwaukee's Betty Brinn Children's Museum - all good reasons to head over the border!
Conway Farm Foursome$875
Not what you think! Hit the links and have lunch on a Tuesday or Thursday, during the 2016 season. No caddy this time, carry your own, y'all. This package includes: - Golf for four (4) at Conway Farms in Lake Forest on a Tuesday or Thursday during the 2016 season. Lunch included, caddies not.
Plan on Being Poolside$270
Get ready to enjoy a 2016 Family Pool Pass (for 3) at the newly renovated Lake Bluff Pool. Practice your technique with a gift certificate to Foss Swim School ($50 gift certificate, including $35 new family fee waiver). Relax pool-side in style in Ralph Lauren women's sunglasses. And, a $75 gift certificate to Blink Optical to go toward a pair for your partner!
Scranton Alley Soiree$600
Here's a package that will create a special night under the stars! Enjoy a 2-hour private event in charming Scranton Alley (up to 40 people), and 6 bottles of house wine (or mocktails) if underage, and coffee - all courtesy of Prairie Espresso. What a way to spend a night in downtown Lake Bluff!
Leslie Leonardi Art$450
This custom painting, "Sailing School," is an original painting of Lake Bluff sailboats by Lake Bluff parent and resident, Leslie Leonardi. It's acrylic on canvas (40x30) and ready to hang. Bring it home tonight!
Dinner and A Show$125
Enjoy the next summer blockbuster with 6 tickets to the Vernon Hill Showplace AMC Theatre and a $50 gift card to Maggianos.
No Hitter History$165
He got his second no hitter in two seasons recently - get your hands on a Jake Arrieta signed baseball and get a piece Cubs history!
Drinks on You?$100
Get to know your grapes and tanins - grab some friends and start sippin'! This package includes: - North Shore Distillery tour & tasting for 6 - Lynfred Winery (Roselle) tasting for 10 - Coopers Hawk wine tasting for 4
Dine Around Town$100
The kitchen is CLOSED. Eat out tonight with gift certificates to: - Meatheads - $15 - Shakou - $25 - Barrel Tap Crossing - $20 - Sweet Peas- $25 - Culvers coupons for free treats and value baskets
Toys R YOU!$100
Here's your chance to spoil some kids! Take home the 2014 American Girl Doll of the Year - Isabelle - and a STEM & science-focused circuit toy - both beloved by kids of all ages.
There's something for everyone with this collection of books! - Signed books from teen novelist, Jenny Smith - a LFHS grad - Signed new book by LB native Justin Peters about founder of Reddit - Three children's hardcover books - Parenting book - $25 gift card to Lake Forest Book Store
Invite Me to Bluffinia$245
It's not too late to start preparing! Fill your wheeled Heineken cooler with food from Heinen's ($50), yummy treats from Wisma and Frontera, a beautiful picnic blanket from Sparrow Park Goods (owned and operated by LFHS grad Jennifer Andersen-Ketter), two bottles of La Fage wine, and enjoy one of Lake Bluff's summer treasures.
Good Guys Wear White$110
Go Sox! Cheer on the Southsiders from the upperdeck during the 2016 season game with 4 tickets. Then, cheer on the home team with a Suzy Swirl basket of goodies!
Classic Kids Photo Opp$125
Let the pros capture your sweeties' good sides. A sitting for two, for a black & white, 8x10 photo, and archival photo - and you even get a free haircut from KidSnips!
Caitlin Saville Collins is a terrific photographer who can capture your family beautifully - take this opportunity to capture some moments with her!
GNO - Workout and Wine$150
Sweat it out with 15 friends at The Dailey Method with LB moms (and TDM instructors) Bianca Catalano and Amy Marsch. They'll teach an interval class which combines high and low intensity workouts for optimal cardio workout! Then, treat them to a wine and appitizer party hosted by Peg Ann Kompany in Lake Bluff, where 15% of all sales will go toward the Lake Bluff PTO. Why, thank you, darlin'!
Mothers Day, Part Deux$115
Maybe your momma likes to keep it classy? How about heading to the Deerpath Inn for high tea for four while draped in a Jay McLaughlin blue linen scarf? Yes! And this darling box of goods from Manofatto - a Denver-based company owned and operated by LBMS grads Katelyn (Lobascio) Staloway and her husband, Craig Staloway. Have at it!
Fore! (for 6!)$160
We'll warn Deerpath Golf course you're coming. You've got the option to enjoy three rounds for 2 people with this package - or take yourself and 5 others out to the course. Each twosome gets a cart so you're bound to have some fun!
Put Your Face on$160
Makeover time! Enjoy a two-hour make-up lesson with techniques from LB mom and resident Mandy Vincent Makeup and go shopping with $100 to Kelsey Boutique. You also get a cute bracelet from Keep Collective and a $25 gift card to spend more on their cute items, courtesy of LB mom and resident Bianca Catalano. If that doesn't do the trick, try a blow-out at Blow by Blow ($100 gift card) and a cleanser by Melania Trump.
Ballet & Back Bends$25
If you've got gymnasts and/or dancers in your house, this one's for you! You'll enjoy $50 off 10 weeks of Flips Gymnastics OR $100 off 20 weeks, and $100 off classes at Jenny's Dance Centre in Fall 2016.
If you love the theater, this is a great package for you to consider! This package includes: - 2 tickets to Steppenwolf - 4 tickets to see "Dueling Pianos" on October 21, 2016 at The Genessee Theater - 4 tickets to Landmark Theater (Renaissance Place in Highland Park) Enjoy all those nights out!
Honey, Get Me a Beer!$265
Get your own!... Every month from Lake Bluff Brewing Company! One growler of beer every month for a year, thank you very much.
Date Night 2.0$145
Try this: the chef's five-course dinner at Oceanique in Evanston, and two tickets to Lake Forest Symphony. And, one men's tie from Vineyard Vines tie. Hint, hint.
Errands Reward Program$120
After you pick up the laundry detergent, and paper towels from Target ($50 gift card), treat yourself to something from Lillie Alexander ($50), and Sweets ($25 gift card) in Lake Forest. And then grab some groceries at Fresh Market with a $20 gift card.
That Hot Dog's On Me$130
It's nice to have options: plan an after-hours, catered event at Michael's in Highland Park OR, use this gift certificate toward a full-service, contract event. Either way, it's tasty!
Hit the Trails$95
You can hit fresh powder next winter with two (2) Snowflake Ski Club Memberships and a season-long ski or snowboard rental. Before or after that, you can hit the bike trails after getting a professional tune-up from Lake Bluff Hub & Cycle (along with a $50 gift card). And you can warm your home up with tasty soups and dips courtesy of Frontier Soups.
LBMS Graduation VIP$65
You'll have VIP status at the 2016 Lake Bluff Middle School graduation with reserved seats! Start the bidding!
Give yourself a break this summer while giving a kid a camp experience of a lifetime! Panther Camps at Lake Forest Academy offer a variety of programs for a wide range of ages. Plus, you'll get a $25 gift certificate to Campus Colors to stock up on some good tees and other gear!
Hey, Packers Fan...$260
Shame on you. Take your football, signed by the entire team, and a mini helmet signed by Coach Mike McCarthy, and go sit at another table.
More LB Love!$400
Enjoy the best of Lake Bluff, thanks to our 4/5th graders and their generous parents! Along with an adorable Spartina clutch and $25 gift card to Pasquesi's Home & Gardens, you'll also receive: - $50 to Noodles & Company - $20 to Prairie Espresso - $100 to Maevery - $50 to Wisma - $200 to Silo Yum and enjoy!
Or even tennis! Enjoy a half hour paddle or tennis lesson with Eric Moran, Racket Sports Manager at the Lake Bluff Park District. You also get to enjoy the rental of the Paddle Hut for two hours - have fun!
Kyle Schwarber may be sidelined for the year with an injury, but you can buy this autographed ball from him for a lucky Cubs fan you know!
Hot Shots Rink Party$180
Here's a great party option! Enjoy 2 hours at Hot Shots Ice Arena for a party for 20-25 on the ice - be it hockey, skating or broom ball!
You don't have to go far to reach serenity! Head up to Kohler, Wisc. for a one-night stay in a deluxe guestroom at The American Club, complete with a $500 Kohler gift card to spend on whatever you choose. Maybe golf, maybe spa, maybe food... maybe another night? Enjoy!
Spahhh... and Wine!$185
Time for some relaxation and pampering! Take advantage of a facial of your choice, a 60 min massage, a brow sculpting, microdermabrasion/LED light treatment, a manicure - oh, and a bottle of wine! Serenity now!
That's a Wrap!$75
Bring home this terrific basket courtesy of Charleston Wrap with gift bags, wrapping paper, ribbon and more!
LB Baseball Love!$160
Take home this bag of awesome Lake Bluff Baseball gear for the entire family - there's something for everyone!
Blue Harbor Resort 2!$245
Another shot at this great package! Head up to Sheboygan, Wisc. to this terrific family-friendly resort complete with a spa and indoor water park! With this package, you'll enjoy one night in a Family Lakeview OR King Whirlpool Fireplace Suite Lakeview. You'll also get 4 water park passes. (Valid for use Sunday - Friday, blackout dates may apply)
Bring home a garden stone to brighten up your garden! What's so special about these (made by LBES office manager Alice Wegener!) is they are made from mosaic pieces leftover from the mosaic our students worked on. Many thanks to Alice for her time, creativity and talent in making these!