We're just beginning to create our auction items list for 2018 but below is a sample of the items we featured in the 2017 Oral Auction!

501   Weekend Getaway at Domaine Serene

  • Two nights at Domaine Serene’s exclusive Winery Hill House
  • Behind the scenes tour and wine tasting
This offering is a two-night stay for two couples where you will experience the tranquility of Oregon’s Wine Country from the wonderful luxuries of Domaine Serene’s Winery Hill House, a private hide-away on the winery grounds. It’s the perfect place to start your wine-country adventures and unwind at the end of the day. Your package also includes a behind-the-scenes tour through the winery with tasting to follow and a VIP Tour of their landmark, gravity-flow winery and world-class wines. A gift from Grace & Ken Evenstad - Domaine Serene Winery. $2,500

502   Traveling Lobster Show

  • Party for 24 with lobster flown in from Maine
  • Prepared and catered by Rotary Chefs
  • Wine provided
Wasn’t dinner great? You can recreate the event for up to 24 people in your home or special location with this offering! Lobster Chef Curt Taylor and his Rotary chef crew will bring the lobster, wine, desserts and all the fixings to your home and prepare a lobster barbecue for your one-of-a-kind party. The dinner includes lobster, clams, corn, coleslaw, rolls, eggs, cheesecake and wine (1 case: 1/2 white, 1/2 red). Party must be located within 30 miles from Lakewood Center for the Arts and date must be mutually arranged at least 30 days ahead of agreed upon weekend date. Note: lobsters must be cooked outside, on grates that will be supplied by Rotarians. It will be a memorable event! Of course, the time frame has to be during lobster season so this offering must be used before the end of September, 2018 and of course, weather permitting. Generously donated by Lake Oswego Rotary. $2,500

503   Whistler Week of Summer Fun for 4-6   (August 4-11, 2017)

  • 2 Bedroom, 2 bath condo
  • $300 credit toward activities
You probably know Whistler Blackcomb is sought after for its winter skiing. Did you know that Whistler summertime vacations are equally popular? During the premier week of August 4 - 11, 2017, stay at Deer Lodge in Whistler Town Plaza, a 2-bedroom, 2-bath condo. This auction item includes a $300 Canadian credit towards fun activities like golf, hiking, mountain biking, gondola rides, zip lining, fabulous restaurants, music, and more. Treat yourself to the international flair of Whistler Village. This vacation is good for all ages. Please contact the donors to assist you with your arrangements. Generously donated by Gage Travel & Oswego Wealth
Management. $2,200


504   Stoller Vineyard Stay for 6

  • Stay for 3 couples in 3-bedroom guest house
  • Wine tasting
This highly regarded vineyard and winery invites your party of 6 to an unforgettable two-night getaway at one of three guest homes on their property. All of the houses have amazing views of the vineyard, fully equipped kitchens, and more. Your stay includes a wine tasting at the tasting room to showcase the Stoller Family Estate’s award-winning Pinot Noir and Chardonnay made from estate-grown grapes in the Dundee Hills. Generously donated by the Stoller Family Estate. $1,000

505   Wilkommen to the Kit Kat Club

  • Dinner for 8 at the lakeside home of Samantha Richardson
  • See the musical Cabaret at Lakewood Theatre Company
  • Meet the cast after the show and have dessert
Attend the opening of Lakewood Theatre Company’s most anticipated show of the year — the Tony award-winning musical Cabaret — in style on September 8th, 2017. This special evening for 8 starts at the beautiful lakefront home of Samantha Richardson where you and your friends will indulge in an elegant dinner, cocktails, and wine before the show. Then head on over in a coach provided by The Stafford to the Headlee Mainstage at Lakewood Center for the Arts and use your eight complimentary tickets to enjoy opening night of the fall musical. Generously donated by Drs. Bill & Ricky Korach, Lakewood Center for the Arts Board of Directors, Samantha Richardson, The Stafford, & the cast and crew of Cabaret. $1,600  

506   A Week in France for Two in Private Country House

  • One bedroom with adjoining bath in private home, Normandie,       France
  • Breakfast each day and two dinners provided by your hosts
Take a dream vacation and spend a week in France at the private country house of Patricia Pearson and Dan Dullaghan in northern Normandie! You will be staying with the donors in a historic house built in 1767, featuring open beam architecture, in a bedroom with a private bath. The home features indoor and outdoor kitchens, a workout room, and a fireplace. It sits on two acres of land with a stream that overlooks neighboring farms. Located four miles from the market town St. Hilaire du Harcourt, the house is also near Mont-Saint-Michel and is a 2-hour train ride to Paris! Your hosts will also provide breakfast each day and two dinners prepared by Chef Dan! Offer subject to availability and agreement on mutual dates until June 17, 2019; more than enough time to plan! Generously donated by Patricia Pearson & Dan Dullaghan. $5,000

507  Spring Break Vacation FOR 4-6 in Park City, Utah at Marriott’s Summit Watch Resort (March 4 - March 9, 2018)

  • Five nights stay for 4-6 in a Marriott Summit Watch condo
  • Across the street from the town lift
  • Steps away from fine dining and shopping
Take 4-6 family or friends on the ultimate ski vacation at Marriott’s Summit Watch Resort in Park City, Utah. From March 4 - 9, 2018, discover luxury without limits on Park City Mountain, a skier’s paradise which on average receives 360 inches of snow annually. For those eager to get on the mountain, the resort is conveniently located across the street from the main Park City chair lift. For those looking to relax, there is an indoor pool, four whirlpool spas, or you can curl up with a book in your spacious 2-bedroom, 2-bath villa (sleeps up to 6). Ski, shop, golf, rest, repeat. Generously donated by Reed McNeal. $5,545

508   A Week in Cabo for 2-4 (October 30 - Nov 6, 2017)

  • Seven nights at the 5-star Pueblo Bonito Resort
  • Nearby attractions include golf and swimming with dolphins
Spend a week in tranquil luxury in the heart of Cabo San Lucas at Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach Golf & Spa Resort. Perfect for 2-4 people, your Executive Suite features 1,088 square feet of living space, including a complete kitchenette, a dining area with table and chairs, a cozy living area with a sofa sleeper, one private bedroom furnished with a plush king bed or two queens, and spectacular ocean views. All suites are beautifully appointed with marble baths, cedar woodwork, feather-top beds, regional art, a spacious balcony or patio, high-speed Internet access, satellite TV, direct-dial telephone, climate control, and purified water. Non-smoking and wheelchair accessible lodging are available. Sink into blissful relaxation the moment you cross the threshold of your suite or visit the amazing restaurants, beaches, and nearby Jack Nicklaus designed Palmilla Golf Club course with holes overlooking the Sea of Cortez. A gift from Anonymous, Lake Oswego Rotary & Lakewood Center for the Arts. 

 509   Yamhill Valley Vineyards Dinner for 24 (September 23, 2017)

  • Private dinner with lamb, salmon and wine at Yamhill Valley Vineyards
  • Tasting of library wines
A great opportunity for your business, family celebration or anniversary party! Enjoy a dinner for 24 at the picturesque Yamhill Valley Vineyards on Saturday, September 23, 2017. At 4:30 PM, a bus will shuttle your party from a central point in Lake Oswego to the vineyard. During the trip out, guests will get to taste 3 wines with winery owner Dr. Denis Burger. Before dinner, there will be time to tour the vineyard, soak in the incredible views, and participate in a barrel tasting. Then it’s off to the main event, where Denis’s staff will have prepared a gourmet feast featuring lamb and salmon where guests will also sample Yamhill’s exclusive ‘Library’ wines. After you’ve feasted with your friends, the bus will take you back to Lake Oswego, departing at 8:30 returning at approximately 9 PM. Generously donated by Yamhill Valley Vineyards. $3,600

510   One Week Stay for Two in Belize

  • Seven nights stay for two in St. George’s Caye Resort on an island 20 minutes from Belize City
  • Stay in a thatch roof cabana with ocean views
  • Free activities include windsurfing and paddle boats
Create a fantastic memory with this one-week stay for two at St. George’s Caye Resort, on an island 20 minutes away from Belize City by boat. Whether you choose to spend your time in the ocean, exploring the jungle, or relaxing in a hammock – or all three – you will experience the best Belize has to offer. St. George’s Caye is a safe, secluded, and convenient island location in Belize with a fantastic climate, excellent variety of activities, and five-star personal service from friendly, local staff.  
There are lots of activities to enjoy such as hiking, cave tubing, and jungle zip lining. Enjoy the free use of kayaks, Hobie Cat sailboats, a swimming pool, volleyball, windsurfing, or paddle boats. Or arrange for excursions to visit the Mayan ruins, Blue Hole National Park, the Belize Zoo, the Traveller’s Rum Factory, Belikin Brewery, or the Belize City Museum. Enjoy an excellent ocean view from your thatched roof ocean cabana, which includes a private bath, mini-fridge, porch, hammock and your choice of one queen or two single beds. Concierge can arrange added diving or snorkeling excursions with a 10% discount on activities subject to availability at time of redemption. Blackout dates are December 18, 2017 - January 2, 2018 and all of February 2018. Winner responsible for meal plan and tax upon check-in ($60/person/night). Complimentary shuttles to and from the airport provided. Generously donated by Ron Herring and St. George’s Caye Resort. $3,500

511   A Week in Portugal for Two

  • See the famous cities of Portugal
  • 6-day car rental
  • Douro River Cruise in Porto
  • Daily breakfast
  • $1400 towards airfare
This year, spend 8-days and 7-nights road-tripping through beautiful Portugal. Start your vacation in the seaside city of Lisbon, Portugal’s capital and one of the oldest cities in the world, known for its incredible architecture and museums. While you’re there, savor the fabulous cuisine and enjoy an evening of Fado, the world famous music of Portugal. Your trip continues with a night in Coimbra, home to Portugal’s greatest university, before spending two days in the enchanting Douro Valley, the heart of Portugal’s wine country. Finish your trip with a relaxing two nights in Porto, a city famous for its architecture and music, and enjoy a cruise down Douro River and a visit to a local winery. Your package includes a 6-day compact car rental, daily breakfast, and $1,400 towards airfare. Generously donated by Avanti Destinations and Sharon (Mimi) Starr. $4,000


  • Support arts education and outreach in our community and region
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The Need: To support programs and youth outreach in the arts

513   Private Michael Allen Harrison Concert with Chocolates

  • Learn how to prepare and roll chocolate truffles
  • Music by pianist/composer Michael Allen Harrison
Here’s a Chocoholic's Dream! Gather 20-30 of your friends and feast on hand rolled chocolate truffles while enjoying the music of celebrated pianist and composer Michael Allen Harrison. This is the perfect add-on event for a dinner party or other special event! You provide the venue with a well-tuned piano. Date and time to be mutually agreed upon. Generously donated by Michael Allen Harrison, Laura Adler, & Chocolates by Bernard. $2,500

514   Taking a Bite Out of the Big Apple (October 18-22, 2017)

  • Tickets for two people to two Broadway shows
  • 4 nights at the Crowne Plaza hotel near Times Square with daily breakfast
  • Round trip airfare to New York
  • Two floor level seats to Billy Joel concert, Madison Square Garden
  • Floor show at Feinsteins’s/54 Below Supper Club
  • Backstage tour of a Broadway theatre
It’s New York, New York! This October, head to the Big Apple and experience the best it has to offer! Take a friend to two hit Broadway shows produced by Lake Oswego’s own Broadway producer, Corey Brunish, a two-time Tony Award-Winner. Corey Brunish is currently co-producing three Broadway shows, including Beautiful, Come From Away and The Play That Goes Wrong (all receiving rave reviews!), and the tickets will be selected by Brunish from these three shows, based on availability. This offering also includes one backstage tour! Your package also includes four tickets to a 2017 show at Feinstein’s/54 Below, Broadway’s Supper Club. It’s an unforgettable New York nightlife experience with a performance by Broadway’s best with world class dining in an elegant setting. Just steps from Times Square, the club is known as Broadway’s living room, a home away from home for Broadway professionals and audiences alike. Tour the facility with famed Broadway producer and club owner Steve Baruch and discuss the nightclub business, producing on Broadway, or whatever interests you, subject to his availability. Your incredible trip also includes two floor section tickets to see rock legend Billy Joel play at Madison Square Garden on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 8 PM. Wow! And best of all, you’ll stay in the heart of it all at Crowne Plaza in Times Square (one standard non-smoking room with a king bed) with breakfast each morning, AND ….  we’ll fly you there and back! Some restrictions: Voucher to Feinstein’s/54 Below can be used separately but expires December 30, 2017 and is not valid for some shows. Please make reservations in advance with the donors to insure availability for shows, hotel and travel. Generously donated by Corey Brunish, Steven Baruch, Ken Ivey, Mike & Darcy Moore, Mark Birge, Carol Winston, Malcolm & Linda Mathes, Jessica Vogelsang, Mike Gershon, Dan & Judy Meyer, Scott & Lee Havens, and Joe Buck. $4,474

515   Country French Dinner FOR 8

  • Authentic French dinner for 8 at a mutually       agreed date in October
  • French country style cooking paired with fine       wines
Be transported to an evening in France with dinner for 8 at Chez LeChevallier in Lake Oswego, October 2017. Your exquisite meal highlights seasonal ingredients paired with a selection of French wines and is based on the French country style of cooking. The menu will feature the following:
  Selection of pate and French cheeses
  Winter squash soup
  Rack of Lamb accompanied by Couscous Moroccan and seasonal vegetables
  Mixed green Salad with goat cheese, pear, prosciutto and balsamic vinaigrette
  Creme Brulee with Lavender
  Chocolate mousse or other delectable French desserts
  Calvados and Cognac
 With the ambiance, the music, and the food, this will be a wonderful dinner with friends! Generously donated by Rob & Denise LeChevallier, Dr. David & Sara Wolf, Mark and Gerri Fucile. $1,400

516   Digital Hearing Aids

  • Comprehensive hearing evaluation
  • Two, premium, digital hearing aids
  • Improve your quality of life
Bring back one of your primary senses with a comprehensive hearing evaluation and a pair of premium, digital hearing aids with the latest technology. The staff at Lake Grove ENT will use computer technology to find the best hearing aid to fit your lifestyle needs. The offering includes a medical evaluation, hearing test and adjustments that are needed after the initial fitting. The proper hearing aid can help you avoid misunderstandings, recognize nearby hazards and help hear the sounds you’ve been missing. Generously donated by Lake Grove ENT. $6,000

517   One Week in Maui

  • One-bedroom condo overlooking Maalaea Bay
  • Within walking distance of Maui Ocean Center
Next summer spend a magical week in Maui staying in a one bedroom, second floor condo with bedroom and deck overlooking the sweeping Maalaea Bay and 10,000 foot Mt. Haleakala, the world’s largest dormant volcano. The condo features wireless internet, cable TV, ceiling fans in each room, an on-site swimming pool, large BBQs, laundry facilities, and is strategically located almost equidistant from the popular tourist locations of Kihei-Wailea, Lahaina, and Wailuku-Kahului, the airport. Set in a nature lover’s paradise, the condo is within walking distance of the harbor and the renowned Maui Ocean Center - the Aquarium of Hawaii, and is within driving distance of the ethereal bamboo forest and churning waterfalls of Haleakala National Park. Available between April 1 - October 1, 2018 at a mutually agreed time with the owners. Generously donated by Linda & Rob Haskins. $1,200

518   Palm Springs Vacation for 2-4

  • 5-nights at Oasis Resort
  • One or two-bedroom condo for 2-4 people
Hit the road for some well-deserved sunshine and spend 5 nights at Oasis Resort in Palm Springs, California! The Oasis Resort rests at the foot of the majestic Mount San Jacinto and emulates a Spanish-style villa, spreading out over 27 acres of awe-inspiring desert landscape. Your stay will be in a 1 or 2 bedroom condo unit, with access to all the features of the villa, including 8 pools, 9 jacuzzis, 4 fountains, 5 lighted tennis courts, and 2 bikes included with each unit. Whether you’re looking to get out and explore the bustling nightlife and local attractions, or you want to take in the sunny hills and crystal blue pools of Palm Springs from the peace and quiet of this oasis, there is something here for everyone. Blackout dates include Thanksgiving (Thursday - Sunday); Christmas (December 20 - December 31). Reservations may be scheduled up to 10 months in advance on a space available basis. Travel must be completed by June 17, 2018. Certificate cannot be exchanged for a different property. Additional nights may be rented, based on availability. Generously donated by Vacation Internationale. $1,100