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Fine Arts Feast & Silent Auction is THIS SATURDAY!

Kaneland Arts Initiative Fine Arts Feast and Silent Auction

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Open Range Southwest Grill Restaurant

1 Golfview Lane, Sugar Grove, IL 60554

Cash Bar, Silent Auction Bidding, and Cork Pull open at 5:30 pm

Program and Dinner begin at 6:30 pm

Special Announcements, Entertainment, and FUN!

Tickets still available for $10 per person.  Click Here to Reserve Your Ticket Now.


Check our Silent Auction Items!  There’s SOMETHING for everyone!

For the sports enthusiast …

Blackhawks Tickets sponsored by Midwest Window & Supply and Wedevag Tools

This basket, a $235 value, includes 2 tickets to March 17, 2015 at 7:30pm with PARKING INCLUDED, A Patrick Kane bobblehead, toothbrush holder and a towel.

“Fore” the Golfer in your Life sponsored by Harris Golf Cars

A $165 value, this basket includes 2 one day general admission tickets to the BMW Championship, PGA Tournament Event at the beautiful, scenic East Lake Golf Club in Lake Forest, IL.  September 14 – 20, 2015.  Also includes items for the golf enthusiast such as divot tool, water bottle, cap, golf balls, tees.

Go Huskies! sponsored by NB & T

Football fans will be thrilled to win tickets to a 2015 Northern Illinois University football game in DeKalb, IL.

Bill Cho’s Kick Butt Party sponsored by Bill Cho’s of Sycamore

This kick butt basket includes party of your choice at Bill Cho’s UTC in Sycamore, t-shirt, 1 month of training and is valued at $305.

We are Kaneland Couldn’t Be Prouder! sponsored by SignFX

This basket, valued at $130, will set you up with all the Kaneland gear you need to cheer our Knights to a victory.

Celebrating the Arts!

Artsy Kaneland Alumni Basket sponsored by Trisha Mills

This basket is filled with items from Kaneland Alumni who have made a living in the Arts.  1 copy of “The Reporter” by Peter J. Gallanis (class of ’80), Aerial Photo Session (Ryan Ruh, class of ‘92), 5 weeks of piano lessons with Rita Johnson (class of ’61), 1 hour guitar lesson by Josh Hylland (class of ‘07), photo notecards by Lauri Bauer Novak (class of ’81), 2 pairs of handcrafted earrings by Kalie Douglass (class of ‘07) and is valued at $435.

A Year of Entertainment sponsored by KAI

A $250 value, this basket will delight your family with a full year of Kaneland Arts Initiative performances and programs at the Kaneland Auditorium!  The basket includes 2 family passes (one to have and one to share) for one year of performances, 4 t-shirts, 4 water bottles.

The TWO Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra Baskets sponsored by the Elgin Youth Symphony

Valued at $96, these musical baskets includes 4 EYSO tickets each for performances in March and May at Elgin Community College in Elgin, IL, along with 2 disk CD and a shirt.

Children’s Theater of Elgin/Fox Valley Theatre Company Basket sponsored by the Children’s Theater of Elgin and the Fox Valley Theatre Company

The whole family will love 4 tickets to Wizard of Oz, April 10 – 12, 2015!   This basket, valued at $65, also includes a handmade beaded necklace, truffles and notecards.

Gorgeous Glass Platter created by KAI Festival Artist Lawrence Cimaglio

Win a gorgeous glass platter fused by favorite annual KAI Festival Artist Lawrence Cimaglio.   Artwork is valued at $150.

Perfect Pansy Bowl created by KAI Festival Artist Lawrence Cimaglio

Win a perfect pansy decorated bowl fused by favorite annual KAI Festival Artist Lawrence Cimaglio.   Artwork is valued at $295.

Spectacular Sculpture “Tall Grass” created by KAI Festival Artist Lawrence Cimaglio

Win a spectacular sculpture titled “Tall Grass” fused by favorite annual KAI Festival Artist Lawrence Cimaglio.   Artwork is valued at $250.

Wonderful Watercolor “Weir Farmhouse, Connecticut” created by KAI Festival Artist Gordon France

Win a wonderful watercolor titled “Weir Farmhouse, Connecticut” painted by KAI 2014 Festival Artist Gordon France.  Artwork is valued at $95.

Amazing Acrylic “Violet Brown” created by Jennifer Hebrik

Win an amazing acrylic painting titled “Violet Brown” painted by Sugar Grove resident Jennifer Hebrik.  Artwork is valued at $125.

Brushstrokes and Laughter with Bonnie Whildin sponsored by Bonnie Whildin

You and three other friends will enjoy a 3 hour party creating art by Bonnie Whildin, founder of the Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival and retired Kaneland School District art teacher.  The party can be for anyone ages 8 through adult and all art supplies are included.  This certificate is valued at $140.

Music Lessons sponsored by Music Matters

Nestled in downtown Batavia, IL, Music Matters is providing four 30 minutes music lessons (consecutive weeks).  This certificate is valued at $109.

DaCapo Duo Performance provided by Da Capo Music Studio

Let your special occasion be filled with music!  Win an hour performance by the DaCapo Duo of Ben Westfall (guitar) and Kristin Paxinos (flute).  The DaCapo Duo has performed at the Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival and their certificate is valued at $500.

Snapshot! A Photography Lesson by KAI Festival Artist Michael Barton sponsored by Michael Barton

This certificate certifies you a 3 hour private lesson with a photography master!  Have a private photography lesson with Michael Barton of Michael Barton Art (www.michaelbartonart.com), valued at $225.

Art in Nature sponsored by Crow’s Nest Gallery and Spring Bluff Nursery

All of these things are inspired by nature: pottery, soap, a small stained-glass ornament, and a candle!  Also included in this basket is a $25 gift-certificate for Spring Bluff Nursery.  The basket is valued at $80.

Cozy Cup with Tea Infuser created by Emily VanDelinder-Birchfield

Kaneland High School art teacher Emily VanDelinder-Birchfield creates beautiful functional art.  This cozy cup and tea infuser is valued at $25.

Handsome Handmade Pitcher created by Emily VanDelinder-Birchfield

Kaneland High School art teacher Emily VanDelinder-Birchfield creates beautiful functional art.  This handsome handmade pitcher with assorted treats is valued at $45.

Charming Clay Pot with Garden Tool created by Emily VanDelinder-Birchfield

Kaneland High School art teacher Emily VanDelinder-Birchfield creates beautiful functional art.  This charming clay pot with garden tools is valued at $45.

Arts and Crafts Bag sponsored by Kaneland John Stewart Elementary art teacher Heidi Gilkey

This artful basket will keep you busy creating all week long!  Valued at $75, this items includes 120 piece Artyfacts deluxe Art set, assorted beads, yarn, stickers, ribbon, and a billion other supplies.  Also includes Funway and Colonial gift cards in a stylish Renoir bag.

KAI ORIGINAL PRINT created and signed by KAI Festival Artist Chris Hodge

Own an original print of the 2015 Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival Design, intricately drawn and colored by 2015 KAI Festival Artist Chris Hodge.  This design will be featured on all Festival promotional printings and will become a part of the KAI design library.

There is SOMETHING for everyone!

Soothing Your Senses sponsored by West Physical Therapy

Sooth your mind and body with this basket filled with a certificate for a 30 minute soft tissue massage at West Physical Therapy in Sugar Grove, IL, assorted sweets, calendar, scented oil, lavender aroma lamp, hot/cold relief pack, and t-shirt.  This basket is valued at $70.

Movie Date Night sponsored by the Uzarraga Family

Take your sweetheart to the movies with this basket valued at $30.  Included in this item are 2 single admission tickets for the Regal Cantera in Winfield, IL and assorted movie sized candy.

Winter Comfort and Dinner Basket sponsored by Midwest Window and Supply

Keep warm on these cold winter nights with a premium quality hoodie, hat and jacket from Midwest Window and Supply.  Valued at $100, this basket includes a gift card to Calamity Jane Restaurant in Sugar Grove, IL.

Book Club Basket sponsored by Deanna Cates and Kelly Standing

This basket will set you up with your very own book club!  Valued at $80, this basket includes a bottle of white, 4 hand painted wine glasses and wine charms, and a copy of “I’m Still Standing” written by KAI Shout Out speaker, Kelly Standing.  There’s a charming surprise inside this basket which will make you come to Book Club in style!

Red Carpet Bling sponsored by Jennifer Matias and Becky Staley

With all the bling inside this basket, you’ll light up the red carpet for any Oscar Party you attend!  Valued at $280, this basket includes four beautiful necklaces and two dazzling bracelets.

Happy Mom Basket sponsored by Renee Dee, Southwestern Real Estate Broker

This basket will make any mom’s day complete with wine, a book, a Starbucks gift card and more!  This basket is valued at $40.

Wine, Chocolate, & Cheese Basket sponsored by Sean and Robbin Casey

This basket includes a lovely assortment of wine, crackers, chocolates, cheese, a lovely wine stopper and is valued at $50.

Hey, Barkeep! Basket sponsored by Eddie G’s & Kelly Standing

In this basket valued at $80 Eddie Gaedel Pub and Grill shares a bit of the spirits from their fantastic bar!  This basket includes a bottle of Malibu rum and a bottle of Absolut Pepper with some glasses and a Bloody Mary mix thrown in as well.  Also included is KAI Shout Out speaker Kelly Standing’s book, “I’m Still Standing.”

From the Kaneland Community!

Best of Elburn Basket sponsored by Elburn Businesses

This basket is made of up of BEST of Elburn!  Along with beautiful Elburn Pottery, this prize includes gift certificates from Reams Elburn Market, the Corner Grind, Paisano’s, Hair Directors, and the Elburn Fish Market as well as an HVAC clean and check by J.R. Herra.  This basket is valued at $240.

The “Mane” Attractions of Maple Park sponsored by Maple Park Businesses

Valued at $195, this basket is filled with the BEST of Maple Park!  Gift certificates are provided from Peg’s on Main full-service salon, Casey’s General Store, Bootlegger’s, Maple Park Pub and Grill, and Horsepower Therapeutic Riding.

We thank all of our generous auction item sponsors and donors!

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