Celebrate Chicago!Live Item
Be a tourist in your own hometown! Take a spin on the new Centennial Ferris Wheel at Navy Pier, then head over to the Sea Dog dock to hop aboard a boat tour of the city. Use your Go City Card for admission for two to 360 Chicago and your $100 gift certificate to enjoy a relaxing dinner at the adjoining Signature Room on the 95th Floor of the Hancock Building. Admission for two to the Art Institute and the Field Museum round out these experiences and how about a $150 Broadway in Chicago gift certificate for your next trip downtown. Next head north to Highland Park and enjoy an evening under the stars at Ravinia! With all the gear you need--a Ravinia wagon, two (Cubs) folding chairs, a fleece As Good as Gold blanket to spread on the lawn, two bottles of wine with wine glass lawn stakes and a picnic backpack for four. Use your $50 Ravinia gift certificate for all the picnic fixins'.
Hamilton-No Waiting!Live Item
Give up your place in the ticket line or see it for a second time! Grab these two right-center mezzanine seats at the Sunday, August 23rd performance of Hamilton and get ready for a knockout review of our nation's history accompanied by chart topping music you'll be humming for days! Winner of 14 Tony Awards, featuring a lively cast of actors who portray our Founding Fathers and give us a glimpse of what things were like in the formative years. This musical has captivated audiences with a fresh faced view of American history that you never learned in school.
Going to the Dogs!Live Item
Tick this one off your bucket list with 2 reserved seats to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at New York's Madison Square Garden in February, 2018. In addition to 100-level seats at the two-night nationally televised event at the Garden, you'll receive admission for two to the daytime Breed Judging and Benching at Manhattan's nearby Piers 92 and 94. Round trip airfare for two and three nights hotel accommodations in New York City at a Hyatt, Hilton Marriott or comparable hotel gets you access to these superstars of the dog world and lets you experience firsthand the excitement of competition in a storied arena. To top it off, you'll be just steps from all the world class museums, shopping, sightseeing and dining that the New York City has to offer.
Lady Gaga Live 2017Live Item
You'll be the envy of your friends when you score two lower level tickets to see the fabulous Lady Gaga in concert at iconic Wrigley Field on Friday, August 25th! Grammy and Golden Globe winner, Academy Award nominee, Lady Gaga has captivated audiences with her over the top vocal performances. This is her first tour since 2015 when she and the legendary Tony Bennett sold out every show and you can be sure she has some surprises in store. Still on a high note after the show? Head out to one of Wrigleyville's many fun establishments to toast the start of a great weekend and then enjoy a two night stay for two at a Marriott, Hilton or Hyatt and plan to take in the sights of Chicago for a mini-getaway. Would you prefer to see Lady G in her native New York? How about Boston? Well we can set that up for you instead. Just like the Lady-we're full of surprises!
Head to the Links!Live Item
Treat yourself to a golf experience like no other at The Links at Spanish Bay in beautiful Pebble Beach, California. Enjoy breathtaking seaside views on this link-style course that Tom Watson once declared, "It's so much like Scotland, you can almost hear the bagpipes playing." Build a lasting memory during your round of golf for 2 including golf cart rental and listen to the bagpipes play just before sunset. Your three-night stay at the Hyatt Regency Monterey, located just two miles from the beach, offers two outdoor pools, tennis courts, scenic trails and a fitness center. This destination resort features easy access to many Monterey Peninsula attractions including Carmel, the 17-Mile Drive with jaw dropping scenery and the famous Monterey Bay aquarium. Airfare for two included from any major metropolitan airport in the 48 contiguous states to either San Francisco or San Jose, CA.
May the Force be with YouLive Item
This is a unique opportunity to own a piece of science fiction history! This framed, double matted 11" X 14" Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back photograph is only one of one hundred in the world! Featuring autographs of the stars of the wildly popular film series, including the late Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Peter Mayhew and director George Lucas, this is sure to claim a place of honor in any home. The custom engraved nameplate gives the actual number of the piece and the photo has been forensically authenticated.
The Voices ARE the Instruments$80
The striking beauty of the perfectly blended voices in Chicago a Cappella must be experienced live to be really appreciated. A choral group of nine solo voices singing everything from opera to Motown to Bohemian Rhapsody will fill you with awe. Two tickets will take you to one of four different shows offered in multiple locations around Chicago and the suburbs and provide a unique musical experience that you won't soon forget.
A Kiddie Cornucopia$75
This one's for the youngsters-and all of their parents and grandparents! You'll be a super hero hero when you bring this prize home. Brimming with goodies to keep them amused and enthused, this package offers hours of entertainment and fun. From gift cards to Toys r Us, Red Robin and AMC theatres to a live production of Madagascar at Chicago's Shakespeare Theatre, there's lots to surprise and delight. While they're catching their breath, the 500 piece puppy puzzle and playing cards will keep them occupied during lull. They grow up way too fast so capture these moments with a beautiful outdoor 8 x 10 (for 3 years and up).
Bird's Eye View of Chicago$145
Here's your chance to soar! Take an aerial tour of Chicagoland for 3 people and enjoy the beauty of the skyline, the lake and all the surrounding areas like you've never experienced. This is a once in a lifetime adventure in a private plane, provided by a skilled pilot (who has actually escorted several of our rescues to their destinations). Don't miss this opportunity to view all the city has to offer-from an amazing vantage point.
Downton Abbey Remembered$700
We invited them into our hearts and homes for six seasons! We lamented their departure long after the finale of the show. This framed photo of the cast members with imposing Highclere Castle towering in the background is a "brilliant" reminder of the characters who kept us spellbound every week-- Lady Mary, Tom, Lady Edith, Anna, Mr. Carson , Moseley, the Dowager Countess and more! The stars who portrayed them have autographed this framed photograph that is sure to be a treasured keepsake!
Bring Home Some Superheros!$200
This is a limited edition giclee by Marvel Comics featuring Spiderman and Captain America. How cool would this be in the kids' room, office or man cave!
It's Tee Time$75
Perfect for when you're not on the links, this 50" X 60" multi-colored golf throw is just right for watching your favorite sport on TV. Hang this classic "Let's Play a Round" print on the wall and you've created just the right ambience for enjoying the time-honored pastime when you can't be out there ripping up the course in person.
Shop 'til You Drop$250
Tuck these generous gift cards in your new croco-embossed leather Dooney & Bourke- bag and head downtown! You've already got a head start at Macy's, Bloomies and Brooks Brothers so what are you waiting for? When you can't shop a moment longer, treat yourself to a one night stay at the Dana Hotel & Spa. Sounds like time well spent!
The Iconic Doggie Duo$200
Who doesn't have wonderful memories of the most romantic dog-couple ever! Who can forget that spaghetti scene! Here's your chance of own a limited edition serigraph of Lady and the Tramp. This is a prize for all ages so don't miss out!
Go Cubs Go!$185
Here's your chance to root for the champions from a pair of infield box seats on Tuesday, June 20th at a 7:05 game. They're playing the San Diego Padres so get your bid in because you know this will go fast! Enough said!
Savor the Flavor$50
Enjoy a relaxed wine tasting for two in a beautiful local setting. Roselle's Lynfred Winery is the oldest continually operating winery in Illinois and produces wine in-house from grapes grown throughout celebrated US and Chilean wine producing regions. The wine is cared for in optimal cellar conditions to keep it at the peak of flavor and ready for visitors to enjoy.
Fun for All Ages!$45
No summer is complete without at least one trip to Six Flags Great America in Gurnee! Get ready to be thrilled, terrified, shocked and amazed-and that's just the first ride! This is a package for the young, the young-at-heart and the seriously adventurous! Admission for two to a fabulous day!
Music to your Ears$75
Step out of the humdrum world and experience a musical escape! Sink into your main floor seat at majestic Orchestra Hall and let the music of a Chicago Symphony performance wrap you in harmonious delight. These two tickets promise a Saturday evening with the world class Chicago Symphony Orchestra for you and a guest. Get ready to enjoy the experience! (Dates to be agreed upon by donor and package winner)
Seinfeld, Yada, Yada, Yada?$80
Here's your chance to own a piece of a legend! This collection of top Seinfeld scripts and memorabilia will bring you back to the days of Seinfeld, the show that not only entertained us in the 90s but contributed so much to the social lexicon of the day. Who could forget the puffy shirt, the Festivus for the Rest of Us, George's angst and Jerry's winning banter about society and life. Wouldn't it be nice to kick back and re-live those awesome shows. The winning bidder will walk away with hours of enjoyment and a precious escape from yada, yada, yada?
A View from the Top$50
This one's guaranteed to get your heart rate up! Four (4) tickets to Sky Deck Chicago give you views from the tallest building in the western hemisphere, museum quality exhibits and?drum roll, please?a visit to the Ledge. An awe inspiring view awaits you as you step into the glass box that extends out 4.3 feet from the Sky Deck and lets you view straight down 1,353 feet to the city below. On a clear day you can see for miles around. A truly exciting experience that is not to be missed.