Sit down, log on, and place your bid on our special online auction from October 3 through October 12. To celebrate our 25th season, we’re auctioning off exciting items from our scene shop, unique Book-It experiences to commemorate the first show of our season, and Irish-themed gift baskets.
McMenamins $40 gift certificate
Everyone who enters a bid in the auction will be entered into a drawing for this gift certificate of $40 worth of food and drink at historic McMenamins. Established in 1983, McMenamins offers Northwest-style pub fare that incorporates the freshest seasonal ingredients from local and regional growers and producers as well as handcrafted beer, wine, spirits, and coffee. With locations near Pike Place Market, Lower Queen Anne, and Bothell, this gift certificate is the perfect excuse to gather with friends and family over savory food and a good drink.
Kavalier & Clay Scenic Pieces
12’x6′, 6’8″x2’16”, and 5’x9′ NYC nightscape panels from the Kavalier & Clay set (each panel auctioned separately)
Get your hands on a piece of theatre ephemera with this 12’x6’ nightscape panel from Book-It’s 2014 production of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. A 2000 novel by American author, Michael Chabon, Kavalier & Clay was the winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Set in New York City in 1939, this novel follows two cousins, Joe Kavalier and Sammy Clay, as they work to make it big in the latest craze: the comic book. Transport yourself to the east coast with this comic book-style panel of the New York City nightscape.
Kavalier & Clay Props
It’s not all the time that props for a production are as personalized and unique as the comic drawings used in Book-It’s 2014 production of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay.
(1) approx 2′ x 1′ Luna Moth comic drawing
This Kavalier & Clay original “Luna Moth” is a one-of-a-kind comic drawing featuring the character, Luna Moth, drawn in the classic comic book style. Posted to a sturdy black board, this drawing’s bold colors really pop and is ready to be on display with the rest of your collection.
(1) approx 2’ x 1’ Amazing Midget comic drawing
This Kavalier & Clay original “Amazing Midget Radio Comics” really packs a punch, featuring a strong superhero fighting and defeating Nazi attacks. Fuel your American spirit and love for The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by hanging this action filled comic drawing on your wall.
(1) approx. 20″ x 30″ prop card from Kavalier & Clay, “Thuuuuump!”
(1) approx. 20″ x 30″ prop card from Kavalier & Clay, “the Horned Demon”
(2) Tickets to rehearsal of Pride and Prejudice, week of 10/13 or 10/20
Join the cast of Pride and Prejudice in learning the same dances that launched the classic love story of Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy. Take a step back into the time of Jane Austen when social gatherings were centered on these choreographed and widely known dances and trace your way through the story of Pride and Prejudice.
I Am of Ireland Set Pieces
Two-piece hutch, built especially for this production
Bring home a truly one-of-a-kind hutch built especially for Book-It’s 2014 production of I Am of Ireland. This hutch will not only hold your keepsakes, but also your memories of the heartfelt stories, songs, and dances in I Am of Ireland. Hutch built in two sections. Bottom portion: 6′ W x 22 1/2″ D x 39″ H with one shelve. Top portion: 6′ W x 11″ D x 40″ H with 2 shelves.
As you sit down at the bar table from the set of I Am of Ireland, you are sure to be reminded of one of the character’s demonstration on how to best pour—and enjoy—the perfect pint. Make this bar table a centerpiece in your home and a place for friends and family to gather and celebrate the human spirit, living, and all things Irish! 3′ x 3′ x 29″
Tea at Pride and Prejudice
(4) tickets to Pride and Prejudice pre-function, Friday, Nov 28, 6:30 – 7:15pm
Pair great conversation with your choice of a tea and scone or champagne and cupcake before opening night of Jane Austen’s classic Pride and Prejudice.
(2) SIFF Cinema Benefactor Memberships
Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) is Seattle’s leading year-round film organization with a mission to create experiences that bring people together to discover extraordinary films from around the world. It is through the art of cinema that we foster a community that is more informed, aware, and alive. This Benefactor Membership has a $125 value and will provide you with the following perks:
• Two SIFF Cinema tickets
• Two Festival tickets
• Priority invitations to free screenings
• Discounted tickets at SIFF Cinema and the Festival
• Recognition in the Festival catalog
• One Festival catalog
• Popcorn punch card
• One Year subscription to Seattle Met
Irish Tea Collection and Tea Cup Set
(1) collection of Irish teas – Perennial Tea Room & (2) Bone China tea cups and saucers
Stay warm this winter with a variety of hot Irish teas. This collection of teas from Perennial Tea Room is perfect to share with a friend or to enjoy while reading a great book. This collection includes:
• Barry’s Tea – Gold Blend
• Bewley’s – Irish Breakfast Tea
• Bewley’s – Dublin Morning Tea
• Bewley’s – Irish Afternoon Tea
• Gift of the Gab – 10 Irish Tea Bags
• Follain Orange Marmalade with Jameson Irish Whiskey
Washington state native, Dale Chihuly, is a world-famous glass artist. His work is included in over 200 museum collections worldwide and has been the recipient of many awards, including two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. Chihuly Garden and Glass, located at Seattle Center, is composed of an Exhibition Hall, the center piece Glass House, and Garden. This package includes (2) tickets to Chihuly Garden and Glass, (2) Chihuly coffee table books, and (1) packet of notecards. This package is perfect for the person who loves colorful, unique pieces of art.
Step off of dry land and get your sea legs for an overnight stay in a floating home. Located on Lake Union, this houseboat is the perfect opportunity to get away from your everyday stressors and watch the sun set over the beautiful Seattle skyline and the calm waters of Lake Union.
Exclusive Author Event with Garth Stein
(2) Tickets to Garth Stein reading from new book, A Sudden Light: A Novel. October 28, 2014
Get ready for the Halloween season with a reading by Garth Stein from his new book, A Sudden Light. Stein will read from his novel that details a mysterious story of a 14-year-old boy discovering a vast legacy of family secrets. A Sudden Light is set in Seattle, making this evening with the author the perfect start to your fall.
Amar’e Stoudemire Jersey and Signed Book
(1) signed Amar’e Stoudemire Knicks jersey and Amar’e Stoudemire book STAT – Standing Tall and Talented: Home Court
Be ready for this year’s basketball season with a signed jersey from New York Nick’s All-Star forward, Amar’e Stoudemire. The jersey is coupled with a signed copy of Stoudemire’s book STAT – Standing Tall and Talented: Home Court. This book is the first in a series written with the goal of turning kids, especially boys, into readers and is a selection in Book-It’s Arts & Educations Touring Productions 2014-2015.
Silver necklace with silver Celtic pendant
This 24″ silver necklace with silver Celtic pendant and moonstone is perfect for those looking to embrace their Irish heritage or who just loves all things Irish! Bring this beautiful necklace home for a friend, loved one, or as a gift to yourself—everyone is sure to love it.
I Am of Ireland book of poems and paintings
Direct from Ireland. This beautiful coffee table book includes favorite poems by W.B. Yeats with photos of paintings by Yeat’s Irish contemporaries.
Package #1 – Celebrate with Irish movies, food and drink
Expose yourself to more Irish story, song, and dance with this great package containing a $30 gift certificate to T.S. McHugh’s and two full passes to Irish Reels Film Festival at SIFF Center, Oct. 24-26, 2014. T.S. McHugh’s is a local Irish pub and restaurant located just one block from Seattle Center. Their menu includes traditional Irish fare such as potpies and soda bread, and their bar is stocked with 21 fresh draught beers, a full line of spirits, and Seattle’s best Irish coffee. The Irish Reels Film Festival is an annual three-day program that features 10-20 contemporary Irish films (features, shorts and documentaries) and provides opportunities for Northwest audiences to explore new works in Irish cinema and connect with visiting filmmakers. The festival takes place at SIFF Film Center, within short walking distance of T.S. McHugh’s.
Package #2 – Gather your friends for a night out on the town
Share the wealth of food and cinema with this package that comes with four $25 gift certificates to Buckley’s and ten SIFF Cinema vouchers. With locations in Queen Anne and Belltown, Buckley’s is the perfect place for great food, a refreshing ale, and compelling conversation. It’s smoke-free and family friendly, making it the best place to stop before or after a SIFF Cinema film. SIFF Cinema always has something playing and you’re sure to find a film to suit your taste. Use these ten vouchers to get the most out of SIFF, whether you use them all yourself or with friends, you’re bound to enjoy it!