Dessert First. You only live once!

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2 Dessert First There is always room for a delicious dessert! To start the bidding we have a handful of mouth-watering delights. Buy one to share with your friends and make new friends with those around you! You only live once! 1

3 Be A Tourist All Year Long Enjoy all Seattle has to offer with annual memberships, event tickets, restaurant gift cards and more! Take the family or tour guests with an Annual Pass to the Space Needle, and an Annual Pass to Chihuly Garden of Glass. Delight the kids in your life with a Family Membership to the Seattle Aquarium, a day at Woodland Park Zoo, passes to the Museum of Flight and to Experience Music Project. You will also get to Ride the Ducks with two passes included. Top off three of your day trips with lunch or dinner at Gorden Biersch, Daily Grill, and Buckley s Sports Bar! Restrictions and expirations vary. Thank You: Holiday Treasure Chest, Chihuly Garden and Glass, Space Needle LLC, the Seattle Aquarium, Woodland Park Zoo, The Museum of Flight, and Experience Music Project Value: $1,195 2

4 Morso Mediterranean Dinner Event for Eight Enjoy the best of fine dining on the Gig Harbor waterfront with this spectacular Italian feast for eight. Steve and Mary Lynn of Morso will delight you and your guests with an authentic multicourse meal complete with wine pairings. You and your guests will be treated to the magical sounds of live concert harp to make your evening truly memorable. Enjoy great food, amazing friends, beautiful music and terrific views of Gig Harbor from the head of the bay for a dinner to remember! To be scheduled by the winning bidder on a mutually agreeable date. All guests must be 21 years of age or older. Expires September 30, Thank You: Steve and Mary Lynn of Morso and the Tacoma Symphony Orchestra Value: $1,140 3

5 San Juan Getaway Complete with a BMW Take a special drive to Friday Harbor in a BMW with a two-night, three-day rental and treat yourself to a two-night stay at San Juan Island s newest and most unique inn, the Friday Harbor Grand. Centrally located, The Grand offers guests spacious, well-appointed luxury suites complete with vaulted ceilings, soaking tubs, private decks, and amazing views, all in this newly restored 1880 s historical home. Renowned innkeeper and chef, Farhad Ghatan brings his passion for providing the finest in hospitality to visitors of the island. You can enjoy the property s many fruit trees, organic vegetable garden and large covered viewing decks. While in Friday Harbor take in the many shops and delight in a wonderful dinner for two at Coho Restaurant. Reservations required, subject to availability. BMW to be selected from stock on hand up to a 5-series and must remain in Washington. Expires September 30, Thank You: BMW Northwest, Farhad Ghatan, Dick Ammerman and Coho Restaurant Value: $1,250 4

6 The Ultimate Golf Experience You and three friends will enjoy golfing at four terrific local courses. Have a fantastic day at Canterwood Golf and Country Club, stroll the beautiful Tacoma Country and Golf Club, take in 18 holes at Madrona Links, get a private lesson at Performance Golf Center and enjoy a Fircrest Golf Club gift basket! All courses are for four-rounds of 18-holes, no carts, alcohol or gratuities included. Tee times subject to availability, some courses exclude weekends. Expirations vary. Thank You: Canterwood Golf and Country Club, Tacoma Country and Golf Club, Fircrest Golf Club, Madrona Links, and Performance Golf Center Value: $1,093 5

7 Five-Chorus Dinner with Music Director Ioannides The Tacoma Symphony Chorus presents their everpopular Five-Chorus Dinner, hosted by new artistic director Sarah Ioannides. The evening of May 20, 2016 will feature a delectable menu prepared and served by our gourmand choristers. This year s feast for eight will delight your eyes and taste buds with a palette of color and flavor. You and your guests will enjoy an evening of great food, fine wine, and live music while you view the sound from the bluff above the Narrows at the Gig Harbor home of Clark and Eileen D Elia. The five-course meal, with fine wines selected and poured by our personal wine steward, Clark D Elia, and musical interludes performed by TSO Chorus Director Geoffrey Boers and members of Tacoma Symphony Chorus, promises an evening to remember Thank You: Clark & Eileen D Elia, Sarah Ioannides, Geoffrey & Amy Boers, Stephen Moon, Diana Lowry and the TSO Chorus Value: $1,500 6

8 Pearl and Diamond Pendant Take one luminous, magical freshwater cultured pearl, add a sparkling stream of diamonds, set in rich 14K white gold and voila--a gorgeous pendant that will go from the office to the dinner party to the next Symphony concert. And not another one like it in the world. Custom made for TSO by LeRoy Jewelers. Chain included. Thank You: LeRoy Jewelers Value: $2,100 7

9 Winemakers Dinner for 12 Join Hosts Jay and Cindy Peterson for a spectacular night of food and wine. This 5 course meal will be lovingly planned and prepared by Cindy who we all know is a damn fine cook and hostess. Joining them will be local winemaker Dennis Gross of Sovereign Cellars. Together they will create an evening of culinary delights and award winning wines in a stunning setting, their home on Lake Steilacoom. Find out the nuances of Sovereign wines direct from the winemaker himself and why his grapes are sourced specifically from Red Mountain AVA. Experience why he has won numerous Double Gold, Gold and Silver Medals from the Seattle Wine Awards for this small boutique winery. Dine on courses created specifically to go with his wines and afterwards join Jay for a nightcap and a special cigar. Dinner to be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date after the Spring 2016 release. Expires September 30, 2016 Thank You: Jay and Cindy Peterson, Dennis and Kathy Gross of Sovereign Cellars Value: $1,800 8

10 A Day of Yachting Enjoy a full day cruising the Sound for up to 12 guests aboard the 65-foot yacht Scottfree. Select the cruising location of your choice and while on the water, you and your guests will be treated to fantastic hors d oeuvres and fine wines. A perfect day in the beautiful Pacific Northwest! To be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date. Expires September 30, Thank You: Scott and Sandy Marshall, Good Taste Unlimited Value: $1,500 9

11 Ultimate Shellfish Party for 16 Oysters and Wine go great together! When served ice cold on a beautiful Pacific Northwest beach, you have an oyster eating experience that all others in your life will be measured against. We will start our adventure at Taylor s Burley Lagoon Farm where you will be served the freshest raw oysters you have ever had, paired on the beach with wines that have won awards at the Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition. Next you will be served a seasonal selection of cooked shellfish appetizers (clams, oysters or mussels) each paired with an Oyster Wine award winner. Along the way there will be opportunity to learn about shellfish farming and when the time comes to leave the farm you will have a new appreciation for our delicious Washington State Farmed Shellfish. Open to the first 16 bidders at $125 per person. Date to be announced during the live auction. Thank You: Bill and Betsy Taylor Taylor Shellfish Farms 10

12 Conduct the Tacoma Symphony Orchestra Comedian Alan Sherman, after guest-conducting the Boston Pops, quipped you have no idea of the insane sense of power. Experience this first hand when you conduct the Tacoma Symphony Orchestra at the Sounds of the Season holiday concert on Sunday, December 6, Don t be nervous, Music Director Ioannides will provide private coaching and your very own baton. Following your coaching lesson, Sarah and her husband Scott will treat you and your party of two to dinner at Pacific Grill for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Valid for the December 6, 2015 concert only. Thank You: Sarah Ioannides and the Tacoma Symphony Orchestra Value: $2,000 11

13 An Extraordinary Middle Eastern Feast You and nine of your friends will enjoy an amazing Middle Eastern dinner complete with entertainment. This dinner, served at your home or, if you prefer, the donor s home overlooking the Narrows, will feature a wide variety of Middle Eastern specialties catered to your preferences and dietary needs. You will also savor an assortment of wines from the famous Lebanese winery, Chateau Musar. Last but not least you can surprise your guests with entertainment fit for Kings and Queens! Kat Ross is an award winning belly dancer who will make this a truly unforgettable night. Sure to be authentic, the donor, a TSO Board Member, has lived in the Middle East and has been cooking the cuisine of the region for over 30 years. To help you plan your meal, you will also take home a lovely cookbook tonight! To be planned on a mutually agreeable date. Expires October 1, Thank You: Dianne Conway and Kat Ross Dance Value: $1,425 12

14 Holiday Excursion to Seattle and Victoria Take in the holidays in luxury! Your journey will being in Seattle where you will stay one night in a luxe room at Hotel While in Seattle you will enjoy two tickets to the new PNB Nutcracker including backstage passes! And top off your evening with a fantastic dinner at Daniels Broiler. From Seattle s waterfront enjoy the Great Wheel and then hop aboard the Victoria Clipper for a day including high tea at the Empress and some terrific shopping before making your way back home. Sure to get you in the holiday spirit! Expirations and restrictions vary. Victoria Clipper are for use in December of Nutcracker Tickets are for December 11, Thank You: Holiday Treasure Chest, Mark Jensen, and Jay & Cindy Peterson Value: $1,400 13

15 Distillery Tour and Cocktail Party for 12 Located in a refurbished 3,800 square foot space in the booming SODO neighborhood, Glass Distillery offers a venue rich in elegance and charm, with a distinctively modern twist. Featuring a glittering confetti glass concrete floor, state-of-the-art sound system, and an extensive collection of colorful hand blown glass from local glass artisans all set against the backdrop of our stunning copper still. Your party will be transported by Bayview Limousine, so no need for a designated driver. Once you have arrived at Glass your group becomes the special guests of owner and distiller Ian MacNeil. Marvel at the copper still and hear the stories of how Glass Distillery came to be. Partake in hand crafted cocktails and an array of gourmet hors d oeuvres fit for a king. This unique and exclusive package is the perfect setting for a swanky cocktail party, or an intimate gathering of close friends & family. Thank You: Glass Distillery, Jay & Cindy Peterson, Bayview Limousine, and Tacoma Symphony Orchestra Value: $3,300 14

16 Holland America Cruise When you step aboard one of the five-star ships of Holland America Line you will experience a voyage unlike any other! The successful bidder and a guest will enjoy up to a seven-day cruise in an outside cabin aboard a Holland America ship to Mexico, the Caribbean, Alaska, or Canada/New England. Holland America is the world s highest-rated premium cruise line, featuring elegant staterooms, gourmet cuisine, spa treatments, and glittering nightlife. Your journey will include extraordinary surroundings and new discoveries - Ships Ahoy! Certificate has no expiration date. Choice of sailing dates will be accommodated on a space available basis and will be confirmed at the time of the request. At least one of the two guests must be 21 years of age or older. Thank You: The TSO Board of Directors and Holland America Line Value: $5,000 15