Behind the scenes at Orlando Shakespeare Theater

Opening Bid: -Season Gala | Silent Auction

Check out the items you can bid on at this years Gala!

Click on one of these headers and you will be taken directly to that section of the auction.

Artwork and Merchandise

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry

Entertainment & Outings


Personal Services

Theater, Museums, Music & More

As the gala gets closer, keep coming back here to see what new and exciting items we have for you to bid on!

See you on September 8th!


Artwork and Merchandise

Barnie’s Coffee Kitchen Gift Basket: A gift basket from Barnie’s Coffee Kitchen featuring a fine selection of coffee and accessories, Opening Bid: $40


Scotch and Cigars Gift Basket: Father’s day may have just passed, but that doesn’t mean he wouldn’t love getting this gift basket donated by ABC Fine Wine & Spirits.  It includes a 12 year old Bowmore Scotch, Macandu Ascots, and Brickhouse cigars, Opening Bid: $140

ABC Fine Wine & Spirits Gift Basket

Orlando Magic Memorabilia: A signed basketball from Orlando Magic’s 2012-2013 team, Opening Bid: $225

OrlandoMagicNewLogoPierre Bonnard Poster: A Perrie Bonnard Print vintage poster from 1955, Opening Bid: $140


Ladies Apparel: Pamper yourself with a $100 gift certificate to LaBella Intimates Boutique and a $100 gift card to Bella, a boutique in Winter Park., Opening Bid: $80

Backyard BBQ Package: Host a backyard barbeque with this package including a Weber Q200 Gas Grill, a gift certificate to The Fresh Market, and a $25 gift card to Raphsodic Bakery, Opening Bid: $110

The Weber Q200 Gas Grill

Go+Play Wireless Unit: A wireless loudspeaker that hooks up with your iPad, iPhone, iPod, or any bluetooth device to give your music the boost it needs, Opening Bid: $135

Be Active! Package: This package includes a gift basket from Track Shack including socks, a waist pack, Energy Gel, and $50 to the store,  a gift certificate to Sassy pants Activewear Boutique, AND a gift certificate to Bikes, Beans & Bordeaux, specializing in organic, vegan, and low-fat foods, Opening Bid: $160

Scott Laurent Collection: A gift certificate for Scott Laurent Collection, a gallery that has unique gifts and original art in Winter Park, Opening Bid: $20

“Champagne Kisses”- A Mary Frances Bag: Donated by Enchanted Boutique of Celebration, this is an elegant, classy handbag perfect for an dressy evening, Opening Bid: $120


Wii Package: Enjoy a new black Wii with two games (Donkey Kong Country Returns and New Super Mario Brothers) and a Wii Fit Plus, Opening Bid: $140

Winter Park Distilling Company Gift Basket: Gift basket from Winter Park Distilling Company including twelve bottles of liquor and merchandise from the company, Opening Bid: $140

David Yurman Bracelet: A sterling silver 5mm buckle bracelet with diamonds donated by David Yurman, Opening Bid: $200

Chloe Lane Package: Head to the beach with a new hat and buckle bag. Donated by Chloe Lane, this package also includes a gift certificate to get one item monogrammed, Opening Bid: $25


History of Apple: Learn about Steve Jobs and the apple company with Steve Jobs’ biography and research the company some more with a band new iPad mini, Opening Bid: $150

Vera Bradley Purse: A Vera Bradley purse in the “Go Wild” pattern donated by The Pink Chalet, Opening Bid: $30

Rebecca Minkoff Leather Tote: A Rebecca Minkoff purse donated by SAKS 5th Ave, Opening Bid: $120

Donated by Treasures Online by Kathy Godfrey: A beautiful Emerald-cut Amethyst set in filigreed and enameled ring of sterling silver overlaid with 24K gold, size 7, designed by Barbara Garwood, Opening Bid: $60


Orlando Shakespeare Gift Basket: Gift basket of items from OST’s gift shop, Opening Bid: $45

Bracelets by Buxton Designs: Five custom made bracelets by Buxton Designs, Ltd, Opening Bid: $20 each

Silver Brighton Bracelets: Three silver bracelets by Brighton, donated by Walk on Water, Opening Bid: $15 each

Basin Gift Basket: A basket full of soaps and other products from Basin, Opening Bid: $120

Downton Abbey Gift Basket: Gift basket donated by WUCF TV including all three seasons of Downton Abbey, Opening Bid: $60


UCF Sports and Culture Basket: Gift basket donated by UCF including UCF merchandise and two club seat tickets to a basketball game, Opening Bid: $250

Stephanie Albertson Jewelry: 22K Gold and Chrysoprase Gemstone earrings hand crafted by Stephanie Albertson, Opening Bid: $900


Eat, Drink, and Be Merry!

Cook with Roy’s: A cooking class at Roy’s Restaurant, which specializes in Hawaiian fusion cuisine, and lunch for two, Opening Bid: $25

Private Wine Tasting: A private wine tasting for 20 donated by Total Wine and More, Opening Bid: $200

Happy Baby gift basket: A gift basket from Happy Family including a Happy Baby book, prenatal yoga video, meal bowl, and snacks to keep your newborn happy and healthy, Opening Bid: $20


Sweet Tooth: Reward your sweet tooth with $50 to Raphsodic Bakery and a certificate for two dozen cupcakes at Gigi’s Cupcakes, Opening Bid: $45

WaWa Gift Card:  $100 Gift Card to the newest franchise in Orlando, find a Wawa location near you, Opening Bid: $40


Private Wine Tasting #2: An 8 bottle private wine tasting for up to 12 people hosted by PRP Wine International, Opening Bid: $80

Enzo’s Gift Certificate: $150 to Enzo’s on the Lake in Longwood, Opening Bid: $60

Darden Gift Card: $150 gift card to any Darden restaurant; including Olive Garden, Red Lobster, and many more, Opening Bid: $60

Wine by Dexter Richardson: Three bottles of wine selected by Dexter Richardson, owner of Dexter’s Restaurants, from his wine cellar, Opening Bid: $100

Carmel Cafe Happy Hour Package: Check out the new Carmel Cafe and Wine Bar with a happy hour for eight.  This package also comes with two wine glasses and a bottle of wine from Carmel, Opening Bid: $130


Pei Wei: Get your Chinese food fix with a gift card to Pei Wei, Opening Bid: $15

The Palm Restaurant: Enjoy dinner at The Palm Restaurant with a $100 gift card, Opening Bid: $40

MILA Nutrition Basket: Learn about Mila, the miracle seed, with two bags of food and a diet book donated by Fuel4Life, Opening Bid: $70

Free Pizza for a Year!: Get one free pizza every month at California Pizza Kitchen with this gift card, Opening Bid: $65


That’s Pastamore!: Four course meal at Pastamore Ristorante’s Chef Table for four at Universal Orlando CityWalk and for party passes to be used at City Walk, Opening Bid: $130


Entertainment & Outings

Enzian Evening For Two: An evening at Enzian Theater including two film tickets, $15 towards food and drink, and $10 EBucks for the theater, Opening Bid: $15

Orlando Wildlife Package: Two tickets to Gatorland, a family zoo pass to the Central Florida zoo, and a gift basket from Central Florida Zoo including a rhino stuffed toy, a wild bugs card game, and more animal-themed gifts, Opening Bid: $50

Central Florida Zoo Gift Basket

Solar Bears Hockey Game Suite: City of Orlando suite at a Solar Bears hockey game for you and fifteen friends, Opening Bid: $225

Arnold Palmer Experience: Enjoy four weekly grounds badges to the Arnold Palmer Invitational along with signed memorabilia including a flag and Arnold Palmer book, Opening Bid: $275

Signed Arnold Palmer book

Dinner and a movie: 10 Enzian Theater film vouchers and a $100 gift certificate to Buca di Beppo, Opening Bid: $80

Russell Athletic Bowl Game: Four tickets to the Russell Athletic Bowl Game in 2013, Opening Bid: $125


Kennedy Space Center Tour: Four tickets to tour the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Center, Opening Bid: $80


Golf for Four: Golf for four at the Dubsdread Golf Course, Opening Bid: $65


Blue Man Group Experience: Four tickets to Blue Man Group at Universal Orlando and dinner at Bob Marley, “A Tribute to Freedom”, Opening Bid: $160

Gatorland Outing: Ten adult tickets to Gatorland, Opening Bid: $90

WonderWorks Experience: Go on a journey through imagination with four tickets to WonderWorks on I-Drive and enjoy a $50 gift certificate to dinner at Rocco’s Tacos, Opening Bid: $65

Six for Seaworld-Aquatica: Six combo day passes to Seaworld and Aquatica, Opening Bid: $275


Sleuths Mystery Dinner Show: Eight tickets to Sleuths Mystery Dinner Show, a comedy dinner show on I-Drive including dinner, dessert, and unlimited beer, wine, and soft drinks, Opening Bid: $200

Lion Country Safari: Two tickets to Lion Country Safari, Florida’s only drive-through safari and walk-through amusement park, Opening Bid: $25

Universal Orlando VIP Christmas Experience: One day private VIP EXPERIENCE tour of both Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure including a walking tour, priority entrance to most major rides, Grinchmas, dinner for six at Universal’s Cinematic Dining Experience, and a memorable concert by Mannheim Steamroller, Opening Bid: $1,500



Naples Nights: A two night stay in Naples, Florida at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club and a private tour of The Baker Museum in Naples, Opening Bid: $300

St. Pete Getaway: A beach getaway in St. Pete to either Guy Harvey Outpost or Tradewinds Island Grand, 2 breakfasts at Bermuda Restaurant, and 2 dinner entrees at Palm Court, Opening Bid: $400

Mission Inn Resort Getaway: A two night stay for two at Mission Inn Resort, 1 round of golf for two, and $100 credit towards dinner at El Conquistador, Opening Bid: $250


Vacation getaway in Biscayne Bay: Head down south to Miami for a few nights and stay at DoubleTree by Hilton Grand Hotel- Biscayne Bay.  Enjoy its proximity to dining, shopping, entertainment, and of course, the beach, Opening Bid: $200

Two nights at Rosen Shingle Creek: A two night stay at Rosen Shingle Creek, dinner at Cala Bella, and golf for two, Opening Bid: $300

Two nights at Rosen Centre Hotel: A two night stay at Rosen Centre Hotel with dinner at Everglades, Opening Bid: $200

A night at a country inn: Take a trip to Lake Wales and stay at Chalet Suzanne, a small country inn, for an evening to get away from the hustle and bustle of all the Central Florida attractions, Opening Bid: $105


Two nights stay at Nickelodeon Suites and Resorts: Have the SLIME of your life when your family and you enjoy a two night stay at Nickelodeon Suites and Resorts.  Experience the water parks, shows, and character breakfast for a vacation where everyone can feel like a kid again, Opening Bid: $200

Shakespeare in Utah: Enjoy theatre away from Orlando as you travel to Utah for a two night stay at Quality Inn and a performance at Utah Shakespeare Festival, Opening Bid: $150

A Night Downtown: Enjoy a night downtown with a one night stay at EO Inn + Spa, two tickets to a performance at Mad Cow Theatre and a gift certificate for dinner at Gargi’s Lakeside Italian Ristorante, Opening Bid: $100


Beach Week: Head to New Smyrna Beach and stay at a wonderful 3 bedroom condo for 5 days/4 nights.  Along with this stay, we have a gift certificate for two for a boat tour with the Marine Discovery Center and two beautiful Lilly Pulitzer towels to keep you dry on the beach, Opening Bid: $450

Universal Orlando Hotel Stay: Stay for two nights at a hotel at Universal Orlando to be right in the center of all the action and enjoy dinner at Pat O’Brien’s while there. , Opening Bid: $275

Luxurious Miami Condo Stay: Four nights at a luxurious Miami condo on South Beach, Opening Bid: $480

Walt Disney World Resort Getaway: Enjoy one night at the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in a lagoon view room, eight one-day park-hopper passes for Walt Disney World Resort, and a gift basket with Walt Disney World Resort-themed merchandise, Opening Bid: $700



Personal Services

Room Makeover: Freshen up a room with a $150 gift certificate to Jones Interiors and Wall Coverings for a wallpaper installation and a beautiful porcelain diffuser from DeVanes, Opening Bid: $80

Eola Eyes Gift Certificate: Get $250 towards any eyewear purchase or service with this certificate to Eola Eyes, Opening Bid: $100


Central Florida YMCA Family Membership: Check out the YMCA in Central Florida with a membership for three months for your family, Opening Bid: $135

Clear Your Mind- With Yoga: Learn about Yoga with a one hour private lesson from Yoga Sisters.  This package also includes an embroidered yoga mat and yoga mat spray, Opening Bid: $55

Faces Skin Care Treatment: Six treatments from Faces Skin Care that will allow you to experience a non-invasive face lift.  Walk away feeling and looking younger, Opening Bid: $175

Massage at The Spa: Two gift certificates for an hour massage at The Spa in Orlando, Opening Bid: $70



Theater, Museums, Music & More

A season with UCF: Two season passes to Theatre UCF’s 2013/2014 season, Opening Bid: $140

Walk on role at Theatre UCF: Get a walk on role for one performance of “The Drowsy Chaperone” at Theatre UCF, Opening Bid: $115


Bach Festival Set: Two ticket vouchers for a performance at the Bach Festival, a CD, and booklet, and dinner in Winter Park at Prato, Opening Bid: $90

Mennello Museum Gift Basket: An annual family membership to The Mennello Museum of American Art, and a gift basket including 2 mugs, a set of coasters, a magnet, and a mini puzzle, Opening Bid: $40


Charles Schulz Museum Package: A one year membership to The Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center and a reproduced lithograph of a Sunday Strip, Opening Bid: $80

A Year of Comedy: Have a year of laughs with four tickets to the SAK Comedy Club and four season tickets to Jester Theater, Opening Bid: $65

Dinner and a show: Two tickets to a performance at Winter Park Playhouse and a gift certificate for dinner at Luma on Park, Opening Bid: $70


For the Art Enthusiast: Enjoy art all year with a year membership to Orlando Museum of Art, admission for four to the Polasek Museum, and $25 to All Fired Up– a paint-your-own pottery studio, Opening Bid: $70

Day Trip to Winter Park: Tour an exhibit at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College with seven others and enjoy dinner at Cheesecake Factory afterwards with a gift certificate, Opening Bid: $40

Orlando Orchestra Package: Enjoy two different orchestras in Orlando with two tickets to a performance of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and two season tickets to Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra, Opening Bid: $80

Theatre for Kids: Take your child to experience the arts this year with a subscription to Orlando Repertory Theatre’s season, Opening Bid: $70


A Month of Museums: Enjoy different museums for an entire month with these passes to Morse Museum, Leu Gardens, and the Orange County Regional History Center, Opening Bid: $50

A Night on I-Drive: Enjoy an explosion of color, movement, and music with four tickets to DRIP, a new experience on I-Drive.  Come early and enjoy a gift certificate for dinner close by, Opening Bid: $95

Garden Theatre: Have a night out in Winter Garden with  two tickets to a Garden Theatre performance, Opening Bid: $25

Cirque Du Soleil Tickets: Two tickets to a performance of Cirque du Soleil in Downtown Disney, Opening Bid: $95


Opening Night Experience: Two tickets to the opening night performance of Orlando Broadway’s Mamma Mia and tickets to the opening night cast party afterward, Opening Bid: $65

Orlando Ballet: A pair of A1 level tickets to a performance of Orlando Ballet’s 2013/2014 season, Opening Bid: $50


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