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1974 Jimmy Durante Chalkware Statue


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


Jimmy Durante was an American comedian whose career in every major entertainment performance medium spanned more than six decades. This 18 inch tall chalkware statue will invoke memories and bring a smile for the high bidder.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $75


19th Century Blue Willow Ceramic Platter


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


Antique lovers will not want to pass up the opportunity to own this beautiful English ceramic platter in the Blue Willow pattern. Made around 1840, the platter features the oriental design center so popular at the time a slight fluting to the raised edge. The piece measures 12 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches.


Donor: City Mouse - Country Mouse Antiques


Donor Value: $250


2 Admission Tickets


Item Category: Out of Town Entertainment


These two one-day Adventure Passes for Stone Mountain Park in Atlanta, Georgia, can be used on any full operating day before December 31, 2014. Parking and some activities require an additional fee.


Donor: Stone Mountain Park


Donor Value: $56


2 Aerial Tram & VIP Armband Certificates


Item Category: Out of Town Entertainment


The aerial tramway is only the gateway to a day of fun in Gatlinburg! With these coupons you and a guest can ride the tram high above this beautiful area, then use your VIP armband to gain access to a variety of activities, including mini golf, carousel, Alpine slide, chair swing and much more. Skiing, snowboarding and tubing not included. Vouchers expire April 8, 2015.


Donor: Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort & Amusement Park


Donor Value: $90


2 After Party Tickets


Item Category: Entertainment/Concerts - Local


The Contemporary Arts Center will celebrate its 75th Anniversary with a Dinner, Art Auction and an After Party. You and a friend are invited to that After Party with cocktails, dancing and entertainment on Friday, May 16 from 9 PM until 1 AM. This package also includes two admission tickets to the CAC.  Multiples available.


Donor: Contemporary Arts Center


Donor Value: $80


2 Apprentice Tickets to Lend Me A Tenor


Item Category: Entertainment/Concerts - Local


These special, "apprentice" seats for Beechmont Players' production of "Lend Me A Tenor" will provide you a close-up experience. After arriving at the Anderson Center Theater, you'll receive a backstage tour and then take your seats in the control booth, watching the preparation for cast and crew, while listening over headsets. Certificate is valid for the production, which runs from May 9 - 17, 2014.


Donor: Beechmont Players Inc.


Donor Value: $60


2 Autographed Books on Golf


Item Category: Sports Memorabilia


If you have ever desired to play the great golf courses of the world, these books may be just the thing to encourage you to make your travel plans. Local retired dentist and avid golfer Robert Kroeger details the links of Scotland and Wales, including useful information about which courses to play, how to prepare, and where to stay. Both books are autographed by the author.


Donor: Lifenuts


Donor Value: $70


2 Boyz II Men Box Seats 04/29/14


Item Category: Entertainment/Concerts - Local


Boyz II Men, joins the Cincinnati Pops, with conductor Sara Hicks, for a terrific evening performance on April 29, 2014 at Music Hall.  These two box seats are in Box 6 for the 7:30 pm performance.


Donor: Cincinnati Symphony and POPS Orchestra


Donor Value: $220


2 Dinner Show Tickets


Item Category: Out of Town Entertainment


Biblical Times Dinner Theatre in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, has a delicious dinner as well as the current production of "Moses, Mountain fo God". "The Christmas Story" will run in November and December. This certificate is for two dinners and admissions and is good until December 31, 2014.


Donor: Biblical Times


Donor Value: $102


2 Dirty Dancing Opening Night Tickets


Item Category: Live Theater


This gift certificate is donated by Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati for 2 opening night tickets to Dirty Dancing.  The performance is at 7:30pm on September 23, 2014.  To obtain the tickets you must send in the certificate no later than August 23, 2014.  How great would it be to go to an opening night of a Broadway Show!


Donor: Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati


Donor Value: $138


2 Elvis Tribute Tickets


Item Category: Out of Town Entertainment


The longest running show in the Smokies, the Elvis and Friends Ultimate Tribute Show provides the best in entertainment in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Enjoy this popular show along with Hank Miles and the full Memories Showband, and the incredible Three Inspirations.  There is no expiration date for these tickets.


Donor: Memories Theatre


Donor Value: $58


2 Ensemble Ticket Vouchers


Item Category: Live Theater


Over the past few decades, Ensemble Theatre has become the artistic cornerstone of Over-the-Rhine’s Vine Street corridor renaissance. These vouchers can be exchanged for two tickets to a live performance, subject to availability. Vouchers cannot be used for Friday, Saturday or Sunday performances or for the Holiday Show or special performance events, and must be redeemed by October 22, 2014.


Donor: The Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati


Donor Value: $88


2 Gorham Silverplate Bowls


Item Category: Home Goods or Services


These two Gorham silverplate bowls in the popular Revere pattern have so many uses you will wonder why you did not have them sooner.  Both are handy for such things as candy and snacks at your next party and at holiday time. The larger 9 inch bowl will make a beautiful base for a floral arrangement. the smaller bowl is 5 inches in diameter.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $75


2 Growlers with Fill Certificate


Item Category: Wine & Beer


A visit to the Rhinegeist Brewery in Over-The-Rhine is like taking a step back into Cincinnati's brewing history.  Take your growlers and certificate to Rhinegeist Brewery to be filled with the beer of your choice.  2 growlers and certificate will go to the 2 highest bidders and expires April, 2015.


Donor: Rhinegeist


Donor Value: $30


2 hour Private Tour for 8


Item Category: Unique Experience


One of the last great train stations built, Cincinnati’s Union Terminal has become one of the iconic symbols of the city and one of the most widely regarded examples of the Art Deco Style.  Since its opening in 1933, it has had a long and storied history, from the exciting times of World War II to being the home of three museums.

Now you can have a private, guided tour of Union Terminal for a group of eight.  Visit the historic President’s Office, the Rotunda area, Dining Rooms, Front Clock and High Steel, learning the inside story behind each of the areas that make up this historic landmark.  Guests must be over age 12 and accompanied by an adult to visit the High Steel.

There is no expiration date for this certificate.


Donor: Cincinnati Museum Center


Donor Value: $250


2 hour Private Tour for 8


Item Category: Unique Experience


One of the last great train stations built, Cincinnati’s Union Terminal has become one of the iconic symbols of the city and one of the most widely regarded examples of the Art Deco Style.  Since its opening in 1933, it has had a long and storied history, from the exciting times of World War II to being the home of three museums.

Now you can have a private, guided tour of Union Terminal for a group of eight.  Visit the historic President’s Office, the Rotunda area, Dining Rooms, Front Clock and High Steel, learning the inside story behind each of the areas that make up this historic landmark.  Guests must be over age 12 and accompanied by an adult to visit the High Steel.

There is no expiration date for this certificate.

 


Donor: Cincinnati Museum Center


Donor Value: $250


2 Hour, 2 Lane Bowling Party For 10


Item Category: Sports


Plan a bowling party for up to 10 people. Package covers 2 hours of play on two lanes at Crossgate Lanes in Blue Ash and includes the shoe rental. Reservations are required and the certificate will expire on October 1, 2014.


Donor: Crossgate Lanes


Donor Value: $130


2 International Spy Museum Tickets


Item Category: Out of Town Entertainment


Feel just like James Bond with a visit to the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC! With the largest collection of international espionage artifacts ever placed on public display, as well as the special exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Bond films, your trip will thrill and delight. Tickets include admission and a Spy store discount and they expire December 31, 2014.


Donor: International Spy Museum


Donor Value: $42


2 Kentucky Bourbon Books


Item Category: Education & Languages


In "Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey", historian Michael Veach reveals the true story of bourbon, tracing its history through the Industrial Revolution, Civil War, Prohibition, and to the present. The second book is a comprehensive guide to discovering the best of Kentucky's bourbon country. Expand your knowledge of this essential part of our local culture with these two books.


Donor: University Press of Kentucky


Donor Value: $50


2 Lexington Children's Theatre Tickets


Item Category: Out of Town Entertainment


Celebrating their 75th Anniversary, enjoy tickets to a production of "Gossamer" at Lexington Children's Theatre.  Recommended for ages 8 and up, this play recalls the power of the past and the promise of tomorrow with this tender tale of new beginnings.  Running April 18 through 30, you must reserve your 7 PM performance via mail or at the box office and is subject to availability.


Donor: Lexington Children's Theatre


Donor Value: $38


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