Thank you to all who have donated goods and services to our 2017 Annual Gala & Auction. Below is a partial list of the items and services we have available.

We are always looking for top quality items, services and experiences to include in our Gala auction. If you have something that you think would do well in the auction please download this donation form and email it to Items can be mailed to or dropped of at our offices at 469 Bryant Steet in the SOMA district of San Francisco, or we can arrange pick up. Thank you!


  • One week summer vacation in South Lake Tahoe three-bedroom with hot tub (Laura Oliphant)
  • Russian River Getaway (Joanna M. Henrichs)
  • One week stay in Scottsdale, Arizona condo (Gus Manning & Rena Kirkpatrick)

  • Art & Memorabilia

  • An official MLB baseball signed by Gorkys Hernandez of the SF Giants
  • Painted egg by Marca Lamore - Gilbert & Sullivan theme
  • Custom crossword puzzle by NY Times crossword author Steven Ginzburg
  • Custom picture book of your home (Andy Moran)
  • African tribal artifacts (Ellen Brooks)

  • Gifts & Treats

  • Coffee gift basket with vintage coffee set (Kathryn Fox Ma)
  • Tea gift basket with vintage tea set (Kathryn Fox Ma)
  • Wine gift basket (Kathryn Fox Ma)
  • Picnic backpack for two with room for more (Kathy Rosner-Galitz)

  • Lessons & Experiences

  • A tour and tasting at craft distillery St. Georges Spirits plus a bottle of gin
  • Family history research with professional genealogist Tara A.F. Patregnani
  • Tour and sit-down tasting for 8 from Judd's Hill Winery, plus a bottle of wine
  • Piano showtune party with Lamplighter Paul Hogarth - at his home or yours
  • Wardrobe fitting and consultation with gift certificate and cashmere shawl from Brava! Performance Attire
  • Hawk or Owl Encounter at West Coast Falconry, plus hunting experience led by Bridget Maguire-Colton
  • Three hours of Test Pres or College Application Essays with Jeanie Lerner

    Exclusively Lamplighters

  • Instant gratification - a walk on role in Patterday Night Live!
  • Custom Lamplighters/Gilbert & Sullivan mugs by artist Uriel Guzman
  • Walk-on role in our 2018 production of The Pirates of Penzance
  • An ensemble of Lamplighters at your event
  • A Lamplighters Orchestra string quartet at your event
  • Various items hand made by Lamplighters
  • Season tickets to the Lamplighters 2018-19 Season
  • VIP backstage tour and an invitation to sit in the orchestra pit during performance

  • On the Town

  • A.C.T. tickets
  • Single day passes to the Asian Art Museum, including special exhibitions
  • Aurora Theatre Company tickets
  • Beach Blanket Babylon tickets
  • Berkeley Symphony
  • Berkeley Rep tickets
  • California Shakespeare Theater tickets
  • VIP passes to Hiller Aviation Museum
  • Diablo Ballet's Harmonious Beauty
  • Merola Grand Finale tickets
  • Oregon Shakespeare Festival tickets
  • Philharmonia Baroque tickets
  • Peninsula Symphony tickets - Jon Nakamatsu, pianist
  • Pocket Opera tickets and set of books
  • San Francisco Ballet tickets
  • San Francisco Opera tickets
  • Smuin Ballet tickets
  • Volti Spring Concert tickets and CDs

  • Made by Lamplighters


    Thank you to the following people for donating your exceptional talents to provide us with unique prizes for the auction, including hand-sewn and embroidered items, pottery and edible treats.

  • Tiffany Fleischmann
  • Lynn Oakley