2014 Local Flavours Live Auction Items


 1) Tarragon Theatre Escape to Toronto:

$50 Gas card to get you on your way sponsored by Pioneer Gas. Enjoy the beautiful Penelope Greek restaurant downtown on King Street in the theatre district.  $100 gift certificate ensures a great dinner!  Opa!! Package includes two tickets to a play at the Tarragon Theatre during the 2014-2015 seasons, compliments of the Tarragon and Ashlie Corcoran. $200 credit towards overnight accommodation in Toronto, sponsored by Mr. Hank Koudsi. Subject to availability.  
Value $500

 2) Canadian Stage Theatre Escape to Toronto:

$50 Gas card to get you on your way sponsored by Pioneer Gas. Enjoy the beautiful Penelope Greek restaurant downtown on King Street in the theatre district.  $100 gift certificate ensures a great dinner!  Opa!!  Overnight hotel stay at The Downtown Sheraton Hotel, sponsored by Les Herr. Tickets for two to Canadian Stage during the 2014-2015 season compliments of Canadian Stage and Ashlie Corcoran. Subject to availabity.
Value $500

 3) Calling all Sens Fans!  

Four excellent seats for the Ottawa Sens vs. New York Islanders on Thursday, December 4, 7:30pm (Section 222 seats 13-16 Row D). VIP Parking Pass included at the Canadian Tire Centre in Kanata. Donated by Heather Howard from the Thousand Island Duty Free and Fox Run by the River.
Value: $500

 4) All those Loyal Leaf Fans!

Four tickets in the Red Zone for the Toronto/Tampa hockey game November 20th. Sponsored by Les Herr and John Hamilton of Financial Horizons.   
Value $680

 5) Christmas or Springtime Afternoon Tea for 6-8 friends at Sleepy Hollow B&B.

This elegant heritage home is the perfect setting for a relaxing get together with friends or family. Hosted by Donna Townsend from Steeped Tea (of Dragon Den’s fame). Scones by Wayne Deane, pastry chef at the Glen House. Fancy sandwiches, jam and cream by Marion and Barb.  Can be arranged during December 2014 or April 2015.
Value: Priceless one-of-a-kind experience

 6) Single Malt Nosing:

Scotch Tasting for 10 lucky guests.  A cozy gathering in front of the fire. Led by our favourite expert in the Scottish tradition, David Notman.  Hospitality and nibblies provided by Hans and Marion Westenberg. Can be arranged between mid November and mid December 2014.
Value: Priceless one-of-a-kind experience

 7) Paddling on the River:

Two Full Day Kayak Rentals from 1000 Islands Kayaking, orientation and route maps included. Glide through the shallows among the 1000 islands.  Stop at any one of the National Park sites for a swim or picnic.  Unwind those tired muscles afterwards at the Tranquility Spa at the Best Western Country Squire Hotel. Jennifer will do two thirty minute massages.  Overnight stay at the gorgeous, historic Beaver Hall Bed and Breakfast.
Value $400

 8) Dog Day in the County:

Grab your main squeeze and a furry friend and head out to The County.  Complimentary Tasting at Three Dog Winery in Prince Edward County (Rated Best Patio).  Bring the pooch for an afternoon on the farm.  Includes a picnic lunch of local goodies with charcuterie from Seed to Sausage and cheese by Bush Garden Farm. Spread out the blanket and serve it up on 2 beautiful handmade cheese boards by Bespoke Design. Organic home-baked doggie treats from Sunnydale Farm’s Granny’s Gourmet. Capture your day with a Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30 Super Zoom Digital Camera donated by John and Marj Mason.
Value $500

 9) Wine and Dine is back by popular demand!

Five course dinner for ten in the loft at the Waterfall Tea Room, overlooking the falls on the Napanee River in Yarker.   Hosted by owners Barb Linds and chef, Eric DePoe.  A selection of Ontario wines will be paired with a dinner prepared from locally raised beef from Elm Valley Farm.  Sommelier Lori Davis will lead the wine tasting.  As a product consultant for the LCBO for 23 years and an instructor at Algonquin College since 1997, she has spent time as a wine judge, Director of the Sommelier Guild, and a member of wine panels for Brock University, VQA Ontario and the Ontario Wine Council.  She brings a wealth of knowledge and an enthusiasm which is contagious! Transportation can be arranged with Playhouse volunteers to get you there and back safely.  Date to be set at a mutually agreeable time.  
Value $1500

 10) Blues Weekend in Westport:

Take in one of the shows in the “Blues on the Rideau” series.  You will be staying in a luxurious room at The Cove Inn, complete with Breakfast.  Spend a few hours browsing the many unique shops in town.  Spend a $25 gift certificate at Rosie Yumski’s Fine Foods. Two can play 18 holes of golf at RideauLakes course and enjoy a couples massage at Sundari Spa.
Value $350

 11) Set Sail on the St Lawrence:

Enjoy an afternoon sail for four on “Oesa”, a thirty four foot Catalina sailboat.  Your afternoon includes a tasty, gourmet lunch and pickup in Gananoque or Kingston. Courtesy of Gunnar and Pauline Heissler.  
Value: Priceless one-of-a-kind experience

12) Hand Blown Glass Vase

Vase2Mariel Waddell is an award-winning glass artist.  She was born in Trinidad and has lived in Barbados and Costa Rica which has influenced her art. Using hot glass bits she sculpts and captures the ocean currents and reefs in her pieces. Mariel is the co-owner of Kingston Glass Studio & Gallery.  She has shown her sculptural glass designs in galleries across Canada, the US and the Caribbean. Her work is part of the permanent collection of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.          
Value $1000