Friday, April 8, 2011

Freehold's Annual Dinner & Auction - Look at our Great Auction Items!!

Monday, May 23
Doors open & Silent Auction: 5:30 pm
Dinner & Live Auction: 7:00 pm

Tom Douglas' Palace Ballroom
2100 5th Avenue, Seattle
Business and festive attire welcome!
Auction table for 8: $400
Auction table for 10: $500
To purchase a table, contact us at (206) 323-7499
Individual tickets: $60 at Brown Paper Tickets or cash at Freehold's office.

Here are just some of our SPECTACULAR Auction items you'll get to bid on ...

Gift certificate to Tula's Jazz Club in Belltown. Tula's is the hot spot for Seattle jazz. At Tula's you'll find music seven nights a week with top jazz artists plus great Mediterranean and American cuisine.

A TOUR of Los Angeles by its very own resident actor, solo performer, Lauren Weedman. To quote Lauren "some highlights of the tour will include The Gayest Coffee Shop they will ever see....The lobby of my managers office on Sunset (because lots of celebrities come by there). The Frozen Yogurt place where I always see a lot of porno people. (not that I KNOW can just tell), Michael Jackson's home...and we'll try and find the Tranny that Eddie Murphy made famous."
Lauren has been seen on THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART, has appeared Off-Broadway and has numerous stage credits including her very popular show BUST and NO..YOU SHUTUP. She has appeared multiple times on RENO 911 for Comedy Central, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM and on the HBO series HUNG. She can be seen opposite Steve Carell and Tina Fey in the Fox feature DATE NIGHT and has joined the cast of Universal’s film Five Year Engagement, the comedy being produced by Judd Apatow.

Two season tickets to Bellevue Civic Theatre, providing entertaining and compelling theatre for the Eastside.

Whidbey Island Retreat! 3 days and 2 nights at Whidbey Island Waterfront Home of a Freehold Board Member.

Need a break from your yard work (and who doesn't!)? Yard King is your man to help with sprucing up your yard (in the form of the owner of Yard King, John Leith).

Singing Telegram by local beloved performer Eric Ray Anderson, of the one-man ukulele cover band, "Superfluous", will work with you to order a song that will delight the person of your choosing at their home or workplace. What a great way to treat a special person in your life!

Gift certificate to Hellam's Winemaker Dinner Cruise - Wine Tasting and Crab Feed in La Connor. This 4-hour trip features winemaker/owners Tim Stevens (Stevens Winery), Darby English (Darby Winery) and Chris Gorman (Gorman Winery) - truly some of the best wines in Woodinville ... and Washington State.

This cruise will also feature a Dungeness crab feed, with several side dishes, appetizers and dessert offered (chicken can be substituted for the crab). Delicious!!

Gift Certificate to the delicious Dish restaurant. Listed by Zagat as one of the top 25 breakfast restaurants in 25 US Cities.

The Film School's cornerstone program, 3 Week Intensive, featuring six distinct courses taught by John Jacobsen, Warren Etheredge, Stewart Stern, Rick Stevenson, and Tom Skerritt (Summer 2011, Spring 2012).

Splurge on a gift certificate and enjoy some delicious seafood at one of Anthony's Restaurants.

Enjoy a night at at this popular Capitol Hill night spot: The Garage. Grab a game of pool, or get your bowling game on (and snag some food and drinks while you are at it!).

Two nights at the Deluxe Suite at Hastings House Country House Hotel on Salt Springs Island in British Columbia. Hastings House Country House Hotel is a small waterfront luxury country resort, spa and restaurant which sits on 22 acres on the waterfront of Ganges Harbour, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. Enjoy luxury lodging, fine dining, wellness and relaxation in a casually-elegant atmosphere.

Bread. Bread. And more Bread. Enjoy a loaf of bread a month for a year from Columbia City Bakery. Num.

Seattle Mariners' always popular Swag Bag.

Watch movies majestically at The Majestic Bay Theatre in Ballard.

Tickets to a show at the always amazing Washington Ensemble Theatre (Capitol Hill) in Seattle.

A Week, at Casa Lora in Monterosso Calabria, Italy. Monterosso Calabro is a town of 2,000 residents high in the hills of Calabria, the southernmost region of the Italian peninsula, midway between the Ionian Sea and the Tyrhennian Sea.

Quench your book thirst at Elliot Bay Book Company on Capitol Hill.

Ride the Ducks in Seattle (located at the foot of Queen Anne by the Seattle Center)! Tour Seattle by land and sea on a WWII amphibious landing craft! It's a party on a wheels that floats! Whether you are a native Seattle-ite or a newcomer, this tour never fails to offer great Seattle tour tidbits plus a lot of fun.

Gift Certificate to Babeland, the trendy adult store that aims to please (located on Capitol Hill).

A morning with Matt Smith (Freehold faculty member and improv master) hunting for Chantrelle Mushrooms (includes lunch). What could be more fun??

One night stay at the lovely Chelsea Station Inn B&B located in Seattle in Phinney Ridge. Chelsea Station Inn B & B offers four large suites with living room, dining room, kitchenette, powder room and a sumptuous master suite. More information on the Chelsea Inn:

Gift certificate to the Pink Door Restaurant in the Pike Place Market.

Bread galore from Macrina Bakery! “Bread appears as the Sun, anew each day to keep away the darkness and make the earth grow.”

Trip the "light fantastic" with Dancing at Century Ballroom on Capitol Hill.

A year long theatre pass to ACT. You'll definitely get your theatre groove on!

Passes to the EMP/Science Fiction Museum.

Billiards at Jillian's! Partake in Jillian's offerings "A great meal, the best in amusement entertainment (Billiards, Bowling, Redemption, Electronic Games), amazing sports viewing, or just a relaxing atmosphere with family and friends."

A Seattle mainstay - gift certificates to Dick's Drive-In.

Accommodations at the restful retreat at Doe Bay Resort on the restful and beautiful Orcas Island in the San Juans.

One year membership (family level) to the Seattle Art Museum. So much art, so little time! This pass will inspire you to make time to immerse yourself in art.

Kayak lessons on beautiful Lake Union.

Gift Certificate at Le Gourmand where the chefs believe "cooking is an art and that eating is a wonderful necessity."

Golf at the Interbay Golf Center. "FORE!"

One year Family Membership to the Henry Art Gallery.

Tickets to a performance at On the Boards, a leading center for the creation and presentation of contemporary performance.

Passes to the Seattle Aquarium. "Listen to the calls of our region’s orca whales. Stand within a circle of glowing jellyfish. Run your fingers along a sea anemone’s soft tentacles. Delight in the antics of the sea otters." and so much more ...

General admission passes to Banya 5. Get a relaxing soak on at this urban spa and health facility which offers a unique blend of old world wellness rituals in a friendly contemporary environment.

Gift Certificate at P.F. Changs (they have an extensive menu plus a large gluten free selection)!

Get toasty at Capitol Hill's own Hot House Spa and Sauna for women. Free your mind, soothe your body.

Yoga gift certificates from 8 Limbs Yoga (locations: Capitol Hill, Wedgewood, Phinney Ridge, West Seattle).

Adorable Stuffed Animals by Freehold's very own instructor, Sarah Harlett. In addition to being an amazing instructor and actress, Sarah makes these charming critters. Sarah sells her animal buddies at the shop Charley+May on top of Queen Anne Hill.

Take home a great reminder of the evenings festivities with the beautiful painting that Annya Uslontseva did for the auction.

A very special thank you to our Sponsors:

Tom Douglas Catering and Events

Private Valuations


Blick Art Materials

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