The Sparkle! 2017 Auction Lineup is here!

PHAME is thrilled to announce the live auction lineup for our Sparkle: Battle of the Bands gala!

Join us for this fabulous event on November 5 at the Sentinel Hotel and, in addition to an evening of food, drinks and rock music performances, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference by taking home one of the incredible items from this year’s auction lineup.

1. Feast Portland for Two

Get ready to eat ALL the things!  Enjoy Feast Portland’s five all-inclusive main events from September 13-16, 2018.  Two tickets to the Friday and Saturday Grand Tasting, the Sandwich Invitational, the Night Market, Smoked! and to Brunch Village mean days of unbridled eating and sipping with the festival’s best chefs, artisans, winemakers, brewers and distillers. Why just nibble when you can Feast?  Event names and details are subject to change in 2018.  Thanks to Mike Thelin. 

2. Private Concert with Matthew Gailey and Guest Singer Aaron Hobson

Two of PHAME’s most talented singers—program director Matthew Gailey and student Aaron Hobson—will provide an evening of entertainment at your party or company soiree.  Matthew brings an accomplished pianist or guitarist to ensure your concert is incredible.  Thanks to Matthew Gailey and Aaron Hobson.

2.5 Lincoln City Getaway

Escape to Lincoln City for a three-night beach getaway!  Stay at Beach Haven, a quaint ocean-front cottage that features a hot tub with a spectacular view.   This three bedroom, two bath home sleeps up to eight, and with a grassy yard and deck complete with a barbecue, it’s an idyllic place to relax with friends.  No pets, not available on holidays or during July and August.  Thanks to Brad and Jeri Parrott.


Speed Paddle

To win a Speed Paddle item, you've got to be quick! These single-price packages are available to the first bidder in the room to raise their bid card when the package is announced.

A. Specialty Cupcakes for your table—$100

Dessert chef Alex Wilson of The Hungry Hero provides pumpkin spice cupcakes with salted caramel drizzle for your table to enjoy.  Thanks to Alex Wilson and The Hungry Hero.

B. Four Tickets to Portland Center Stage—$500

Enjoy four tickets to any Portland Center Stage show this season!  From The Second City’s A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens to Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, a show crafted around Billie Holiday’s final concert, a delightful variety of performances will make you laugh, cry, and dance in your seat.  Thanks to US Bank.

C. Limousine Wine Tour—$600

Taste exquisite wines at two of the finest vineyards in the Yamhill Valley with this wine tour for eight people.  A bottle of red and a bottle of white wine in your limo will help set the mood for your four-hour tour.  Sunday through Thursday, tip not included.  Thanks to JMI Limousine.


3. Metolius River Trip

Relax on the Metolius River with a week long stay in a charming cabin at Cold Springs Resort.  Spend a day on a private fly fishing excursion hosted by Robert McLean and enjoy stunning hikes, cycling trails and countless other outdoor activities in and around Camp Sherman.  Your cabin is just steps from the river, and sleeps up to four people between a bedroom and a loft.  Thanks to Loren and Kathleen Landau.

4. Tuscany for a Week

Enjoy the best of Tuscany from Casa Stella in Cortona, Italy.  This fully restored ancient stone home features modern amenities and boasts stunning views from all three floors.  On a quiet street close to the city gates and with two master bedrooms, it’s the perfect spot to share with friends or family.  Your seven-night Saturday to Saturday stay gives you plenty of time to explore delightful restaurants, shops, museums and the beautiful Tuscan landscape.

5. Two Hamilton Tickets

The hottest tickets in town can be all yours!  Don’t throw away your shot to see Hamilton, the smash-hit musical that won 11 Tony Awards, on April 6, 2018 at the Keller Auditorium.  Thanks to Loren and Kathleen Landau.

6. A Week in Maui

Find your bliss in Ka’anapali!  Enjoy seven nights at The Westin Ka'anapali Ocean Resort Villas, a Hawaiian vacation spot set along a pristine expanse of Maui beach.  Your home for the week—one bedroom for up to four people—is impeccably finished, with a magnificent recreation lagoon and an unlimited array of activities all nearby.  Thanks to Loren and Kathleen Landau.

7. Custom Portrait by PHAME Artists

Popular portrait artist Katie Carlsen teams up with fellow PHAME student Jim Augello to create a custom portrait or artwork just for you!  Meet the artists at PHAME for your sitting and take home a one-of-a-kind piece of art.  Thanks to Katie Carlsen and Jim Augello.

8. Bespoke Pendant by Jeweler Jo Haemer

This gorgeous piece was designed just for you, the friends of PHAME.  This one-of-a-kind pendant features an exquisite 12mm golden Tahitian pearl and an accent diamond set in 18 karat gold, platinum and silver.  Thanks to Jo Haemer.

9. Eat and Play around Portland

Enjoy some of Portland’s finest shows and best restaurants.  Relish the 2017/2018 season with four VIP tickets to any Portland Opera performance, two tickets season tickets to Portland Playouse, four tickets to Artists Repertory Theater, two tickets to Portland Center Stage, and two tickets to any performance of Portland Shakespeare Project’s Pericles Wet in December—plus certificates for fine dining at Seratto Resteraunt, Clyde’s Prime Rib, The Lighthouse, St. Cupcake, and The Side Yard.  Thanks to Julie and Alex Bond, Portland Opera, Portland Playhouse, Artists Repertory Theater, Portland Center Stage, Portland Shakespeare Project and The Side Yard.

Anya Roberts