Auction Items

Auction items for the 24th Annual Connoisseur’s Dinner and Auction were donated by local businesses and friends of WPSU.

Cooler

1  Mt. Nittany Treasure Hunt for Eight

Donor(s): Blake and Linda Gall, Café Lemont

Blake and Linda Gall will host a treasure hunt hike on Mt. Nittany for champagne that concludes with wine and cheese plus an alfresco lunch at the Gall’s home. A backpack with sports bottle, small cooler, and an Appalachian Outdoors $50 gift card go to tonight’s winner. Hike must be scheduled on a mutually agreed upon date and time by 11/1/2016.

Garden Basket

2  Arboretum Tour and Garden Basket

Donor(s): The Arboretum at Penn State

A guided Arboretum tour for up to 10 guests. Also included for tonight’s winner is a handcrafted garden basket, 2 polo shirts, a baseball cap, and notecards.

Golfing items

3  Tee Time for Four

Donor(s): Toftrees Resort and Conference Center, Stocker Chevrolet, Nittany Beverage Co.

A round of golf at Toftrees (exp. 10/31/2016), a new golf bag, golf shirt, golf balls, a baseball cap, and a $60 GC for Nittany Beverage Co.

Gift Certificate

4  A Birthday Party to Take the Cake

Donor(s): Discovery Space, Delectable Delights

Treat your little one to a science-themed birthday party with a two-hour studio rental, mini science program, and Discovery Space party bags. Free admissions for max of 20 kids and party host. Wow your guests with a specialty occasion cake by Heather Luse.

Koala Bear

5  Clowning Around Birthday

Donor(s): Buttons the Clown, Bonfatto’s Restaurant, Tumble Bus, Pure Imagination Toys

Buttons the Clown and the Tumble Bus can be a center ring attraction! Package also includes a stuffed koala and $25 GC from Pure Imagination and a $25 Bonfatto’s GC. (Buttons can travel within an 11-mile radius of SC. One-hour appearance.) (Tumble Bus is $50 off the $165 rental, expires 2/28/2017)

Atlas

6  Ready for a Road Trip

Donor(s): Bellefonte Art Museum, Stocker Chevrolet, Boalsburg Car Comp

$300 GC from Boalsburg Car Company (good for everything except tire purchase), a road atlas, a Die Cast Replica 1939 Chevy Coupe, a sweatshirt, and Landscapes of Central Pennsylvania book.

Pittsburgh

7  Pittsburgh and the Penguins

Donor(s): William Asbury, Shaner Hotel Group

Two tickets to see the Pittsburgh Penguins, visit the Carnegie Museum (pass for four; exp. 12/31/2016). Your getaway includes a one-night stay at the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center Hotel, dinner for two and a bottle of champagne ($75 max dinner value. expires 2/28/2017). Get your car road-ready with a 27-point inspection and car detailing. (2016 Penguins tickets: agreed upon date with Bill Asbury.)

Fit and Healthy Gift card

8  Fit and Healthy

Donor(s): East Coast Health and Fitness,

Get started on your New Year’s resolution with a one-year fitness membership. Treat your feet to a personal consultation and a $50 GC from Rapid Transit (exp. 11/24/16).

Be My Valentine

9  Be My Valentine

Donor(s): Penn State Hospitality Services

This couples night includes a one-night stay for two at The Nittany Lion Inn (exp. 12/31/2016. Excludes special event weekends), $50 Harrison’s GC, and one “Perfect 10” facial and one-hour massage.

Couples Night

10  Couples’ Night Out

Donor(s): Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State

Two certificates for two admissions to CPA shows (season ends 4/21/2016), and dinner for four at The Gardens Restaurant in The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel.

Gift certificate

11  Lovers’ Retreat

Donor(s): Faccia Luna Pizzeria, Toftrees

Celebrate your special occasion with dinner at Faccia Luna ($40 GC) and an overnight stay at Toftrees (exp. 9/30/2016). Also includes a $40 EsSpa GC (cannot be combined with discounts or other offers).

Happy Trails

12  Happy Trails and No More Ails

Donor(s): Buffalo Run Equestrian Center, Centre Chiropractic, Seven Mountains Wine Cellars

Take a one-hour horseback trail ride for two at the Buffalo Run Equestrian Center. Take care of your health with an exam and three treatments at Centre Chiropractic ($615 value includes x-ray and report of findings. Exp. 8/6/2016). Package also includes a bottle of Pinot Noir wine.

Pet Vacation

13  Pet Vacation

Donor(s): Royal Pet Resort, Beth Grieb

Use this $100 GC toward dog/cat boarding, doggy daycare, or grooming services at the Royal Pet Resort (exp. 12/31/2016).Walk your dog in style with this bedazzled jewel collar (can be exchanged for correct size).

cutting board

14  Refresh your Kitchen

Donor(s): Custom Stone Interiors, Shunk’s Kitchens, Penns Valley Building Supply

Enhance your kitchen with a new granite countertop (exp. 11/30/2016, $500 toward a minimum 20 sq. ft. purchase), a $25 Penns Valley Building Supply GC (exp. 10/8/2016), and a Corian cutting board.

Trout Tactics

15  Trout Tactics

Donor(s): Joseph and Karen Crabtree, TCO Fly Shop

This fisherman’s package includes “Trout Fishing in the Mountain Streams of Pennsylvania” 1865 newspaper print, TCO Fly Fishing $100 GC, and Joe Humphreys DVDs and book.

Eat More Cow

16  Eat More Cow!

Donor(s): Dr. David Werner, Chick-Fil-A

Rooster by Dr. David Werner and a Chick-Fil-A GC $50 GC.

Top Gun

17  Top Gun

Donor(s): Ridge Soaring Gliderport

Feel like a “Top Gun” wearing new Ray-Ban sunglasses on this adventurous glider ride.

Ready to go out

18  Ready to Go Out

Donor(s): Elaine’s on Main Street, Liz Lasher

This stylish package includes a $180 CHI flat iron, hair product, hair pin, handcrafted necklace, pashmina, and makeup bag.

Designed for You

19  Designed for You

Donor(s): Pat Williams - Worth New York, Happy Valley Optical, The Gallery Shop

Get a new look with a 90-minute styling session and $100 GC toward your new Worth New York wardrobe (exp. 6/30/16), a Worth belt, Happy Valley Optical $150 GC, and The Gallery Shop $50 GC.

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20  Home Package

Donor(s): Envinity Inc., Ace Hardware

Have a home energy audit, receive one ton of wood pellets (exp. 2/28/2017. Must pick up all at once), and a Black & Decker leaf blower/trimmer.

Tax Help

21  April 15th!

Donor(s): SF Company, Goin’ Postal

Have your taxes professionally prepared ($500 tax prep service credit toward federal, state, and local). No need to worry about postage with a $25 Visa Card from Goin’ Postal.

Wine Basket

22  Freeze. Serve. Enjoy.

Donor(s): University Wine Co.

U-FREEZE WINE SLUSH is a fun way to enjoy a taste of summer any time of year. Basket includes Riesling wine, Red Zone wine, U-Freeze Sub-Zero Sangria, U-Freeze Choco-Chill, and two U-Freeze insulated cups.

Girlfriends Day Out

23  Girlfriends’ Day Out

Donor(s): Looks Hair Design, Cozy Thai, Talbot’s, Seven Mountains Wine Cellars, Edible Arrangements

Invite a friend for a day of indulgence with new styles from Looks Hair Design, lunch at Cozy Thai Bistro, and Talbots shopping ($50 GC). Top off the day with chocolate-dipped fruit and a bottle of Cranberry wine. (Looks: up to $50 cut with Clara, up to $110 Women’s signature mani/pedi, and Bare Minerals make-up application.exp. 9/30/16)

DelGrosso's Amusement Park

24  DelGrosso’s Food and Fun

Donor(s): DelGrosso’s Amusement Park

Two 2016 Park Season Passes (exp. 9/2016), Buddy Bear plush, children’s book, and a variety of DelGrosso’s sauces.

Pillows

25  Interior Design

Donor(s): Riley on Main

Yellow is the new essential for your home. Beautiful decorative peacock serving tray with stand and toss in two saffron paisley pillows—design inspiration for your home.

Date Night

26  Date Night

Donor(s): Artemis Massage Studio, Carnegie Inn & Spa, Seven Mountains Wine Cellars

Enjoy a side-by-side, 90-minute hot stone massage in a couples suite, followed by 30 minutes of hand and foot reflexology and aromatherapy (exp. 2/6/2017). Then retire to the Carnegie House for dinner for two, an overnight stay, and breakfast for two. A bottle of (BYOB) Riesling wine is included from Seven Mountains.

Pamper Yourself

27  Pamper Yourself

Donor(s): Happy Valley Optical, Carla’s Carousel of Beauty, Dragonfly, O Nails & Spa, Cozy Thai Bistro, CO2 Unique Boutique

This lot includes a $150 Happy Valley Optical GC, $30 hair salon services, $45 credit for Dragonfly Massage, $20

Wine

28  Some Romantic Evening

Donor(s): O Nails & Spa, Jezebel’s Boutique, Woodring’s Floral Gardens, Seven Mountains Wine Cellars

O Nails $20 GC (exp. 10/20/16), Jezebel’s $100 GC, tonight’s Woodring’s floral arrangement, Bella Taylor purse and travel baggette, Yankee Candle, and a bottle of Pinot Grigio.

Road Atlas

29  Raptor Road Trip

Donor(s): Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center, Karch Auto, Bonfatto’s, Dean Blythe

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Shaver’s Creek Raptor Center on this day trip package. Includes a $200 GC from Karch Auto for any service (mechanical or collision), $25 Bonfatto’s GC, and a State Farm Road Atlas.

Super Bowl package

30  Super Bowl Party Pack

Donor(s): W. R. Hickey Beer Distributor, Village Eatinghouse, Bonfatto’s, Faccia Luna Pizzeria, Ace Hardware of State College, Wegmans

This package includes everything you’ll need to score! $40 Faccia Luna GC, $50 Wegman’s GC, six bottles of Bonfatto’s wing sauce and BBQ Cooking Sauces, Village Eatinghouse sauces, a case of A-B beer, two Pilsner glasses, a bottle opener, and a Samuel Adams cooler.Plus one Steelers T-shirt, one Eagles T-shirt, and a dozen Steelers drink Koozies!

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31  Steppin’ Out

Donor(s): Anytime Fitness, O Nails & Spa, Gap Girl Creations, Hand CraftedProsperity, Elegant Affairs, Good Scents Candle Co.

A gift just for you: Three-month membership to Anytime Fitness, coral and blue scarf, knit bag, Good Scents Vanilla Pumpkin Cream candle, $20 O Nails GC, soaps, necklace, and earrings.

Altoona Curve

32  Altoona Curve Fan Package

Donor(s): The Altoona Curve

Four 2016 home game tickets (excludes July 3, 2016), throw out the first pitch, a basket of Curve merchandise, and a one-night stay at the Altoona Grand Hotel.

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33  Men’s Hot Toddy

Donor(s): Big Spring Spirits, Cathy Flood

Learn Cathy Flood’s well-guarded family secret recipe for hot toddies. Big Spring Spirits Rum, four WPSU mugs, and some ingredients included!

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34  NPR Fan-tastic

Donor(s): WPSU Penn State

Show your love of public radio! A public media tote, WPSU ball cap, WPSU license plate holder, Juicebar charger, David Sedaris CD, The Splendid Table cookbook, and a CarTalk T-shirt.

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35  PBS History Buff

Donor(s): WPSU Penn State

This package includes Ken Burns’ remastered The Civil War Blu-ray disc set and companion book, and The Roosevelts complete Blu-ray set and book.

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36  Anne of Green Gables Collection

Donor(s): WPSU Penn State

A great gift for a child or grandchild: Collector’s doll with stand, Anne of Green Gables book, and television series DVD set.

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37  PBS Kids Basket

Donor(s): WPSU Penn State

Surprise your little one with this PBS Kids fun-filled basket. Caillou, Curious George, and Arthur books, Clifford the Big Red Dog plush, Wild Kratts figurine set, Daniel Tiger DVD, and WPSU wrist bands.

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38  The Lion in Winter

Donor(s): Bonnie and Elliot Abrams, Lou Prato

Beaver Stadium in the Snow original photo, and 100 Things Penn State Fans Should Do Before They Die by Lou Prato.

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39  Pasta Tonight

Donor(s): Kitchen Kaboodle

Peggy Karr plate, Ariston olive oils, oil bottle, wire basket, wooden server, olive spoon, and kitchen towels.

Joe Bonamassa signed guitar

40  Joe Bonamassa Signed Guitar

Donor(s): WPSU Penn State

Epiphone Special guitar autographed by American blues rock musician Joe Bonamassa, with CD and DVD.

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41  A Treat Just for You

Donor(s): Portfolio, Duffy’s Tavern, Elegant Affairs

Experience a day of Aveda salon beauty and wellness (exp. 8/7/2016), then unwind with lunch or dinner at Duffy’s. This package also includes a Belle Fare fur-trimmed designer belt.

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42  Wine Tour and More

Donor(s): Mount Nittany Winery, Penn State Centre Stage, Harrison’s Wine Grill & Catering

Take home a two-pack of wine tonight, then invite friends to a tour Mount Nittany Winery (up to 10 people; includes tasting glasses; exp. 6/30/2016). You’ll also go home tonight with a $50 Harrison’s GC, and two tickets to each of three Penn State Centre Stage productions: 110 in the Shade, Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, and The Importance of Being Earnest.

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43  Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood

Donor(s): Tom Dillon

Take a sentimental journey with your very own collectible Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood trolley and four mugs.

Baklava

44  Baklava Workshop

Donor(s): Tamra Fatemi-Badi

Workshop for up to eight in the chef’s or your home. Includes a Persian Miniature box with saffron. Mutually agreed date. (exp. 12/1/2016).

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45  Dining Out and About

Donor(s): Fuji and Jade Garden, Red Lobster, Cool Beans Coffee and Tea, Whistle Stop, Honey Baked Ham Co.

This restaurant gift card assortment includes places to eat in Centre Hall, Bellefonte, and State College.

#22 Penn State Helmet signed by John Cappelletti

46  #22 Cappelletti Helmet

Donor(s): Lions Pride

Replica Nittany Lion #22 helmet that will be personalized for you by John Cappelletti.

ice cream cakes

47  Monthly Ice Cream Cake

Donor(s): Dairy Queen

Twelve 8” Dairy Queen cakes (State College)

hand-knotted rug

48  Hand-Knotted Rug

Donor(s): Esber Rugs

This contemporary interpretation of a timeless Kazak pattern uses 100% handspun Highlands Ghazni wool pile to create a wonderful palette of colors. Hand-knotted and colored with aged vegetable dyes. 2’ x 4’.

raku pottery

49  Raku Pottery

Donor(s): Jarjour Pottery

This hand-thrown Raku vessel with lid made by Bashar Jarjour is hand glazed and fired in a gas kiln with reduction.

pandora bracelet

50  Pandora Starter Set

Donor(s): Confer’s Jewelers

Sizable Pandora bracelet with three beads.

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51  Easter’s On Its Way

Donor(s): Barbara’s Hallmark Shop

Jim Shore “Easter’s On Its Way” collectible. March 2014 release date.

ram's head candleholder

52  Ram’s Head Candleholder

Donor(s): Vaughn Shirk Interior Design

Make a statement with this bronze ram’s head candleholder on leather base as a focal point.

turquoise pendant

53  Turquoise Pendant

Donor(s): Joseph and Karen Crabtree

Peterson Johnson is a self-taught Navajo artist sought by collectors around the world. Stamped on reverse “PJ Sterling and Navajo.”

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54  St. Paul’s London Signed Etching

Donor(s): Joseph and Karen Crabtree

Signed antique etching by R. Swain Gifford, landscape artist and influential American etcher. Professionally framed with archival materials.

quilt

55  Cathedral Reflections Quilt

Donor(s): Joseph and Karen Crabtree

Pieced Bargello-inspired quilt design signed by award-winning fiber artist Sandi Garris. 48” x 52”.

blue topaz pendant

56  Blue Topaz Pendant

Donor(s): Miska & Reini Goldsmiths

London blue topaz pendant set in 14k white gold, antique-style scroll; 14k white gold 18” Singapore chain.

watercolor painting of lemons

57  Lemons Framed Watercolor

Donor(s): Karen Zwigart, State College Framing Co. and Gallery

Framed water color of lemons by Karen Zwigart.

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58  Spectra Wood Gift Certificate

Donor(s): Spectra Wood

$150 toward purchase at Spectra Wood, near Nittany Mall.

Gucci watch

59  Women’s Gucci Watch

Donor(s): Kranich’s

Ladies’ Gucci U-Play watch with black band.

scarf

60  Pangborn Felted Scarf

Donor(s): Ann Seltzer Pangborn

Felted scarf in shades of blue, made of Merino silk and cashmere fibers to honor the Israeli flag and Penn State.

Morroccan pendant

61  Moroccan Pendant and Earrings

Donor(s): Moyer Jewelers

Moroccan inspired design pendant and earrings.

quartz crystal

62  Quartz Crystal Cluster

Donor(s): Federal House

Clusters have been used for healing, meditation, and expanding the mind. Includes a display stand.

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63  Handmade Ring

Donor(s): Peacefield Titanium

Titanium ring with turquoise inlay and Bubinga waterproof wood. Can be exchanged by 3/6/2016 for correct size or other design.

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64  Saffron Treasures Dinner for Eight

Donor(s): Tamra Fatemi-Badi

Authentic Persian dinner cooked and served at the chef’s home or yours at a mutually agreed upon date. Expires 12/1/2016.

handcrafted wood chess set

65  Handcrafted Chessboard Table

Donor(s): David Mercer

English chess table handcrafted by local woodworker David Mercer. Honduran mahogany, Pennsylvania hard maple, and English walnut burl.

quilt

66  Whirligig Display Quilt

Donor(s): Jeanette Mercer

This handmade quilt was specially sewn for WPSU by a local artisan. Shades of burgundy, brown, and cream in a Whirligig pattern. 68” x 68.”

Framed photo of Joe Paterno and Bear Bryant, by Dick Brown.

67  Winningest Coaches Photo

Donor(s): Dick Brown Graphics

Framed photo of Joe Paterno and Bear Bryant, by Dick Brown.

Jack Ham photo with original signature; by Dick Brown.

68  Jack Ham Autographed Photo

Donor(s): Dick Brown Graphics

Jack Ham photo with original signature; by Dick Brown.

Quoizel Tiffany multicolored art glass duck lamp.

69  Quoizel Accent Lamp

Donor(s): The Hite Company

Quoizel Tiffany multicolored art glass duck lamp.

sahara box

70  Sahara Box

Donor(s): Klaban’s Home Furnishings

Black lacquer “Sahara” chest with palm tree motif.

map collage

71  WPS-Shoe Collage

Donor(s): Diane Paroda

Look closely for all of the WPSU clues. Giclée print on board collage made with maps from the WPSU broadcast area. The shoes represent aspects of life in central Pennsylvania.

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72  Chautauqua Package

Donor(s): Chautauqua Institution, Atheneaum Hotel

Two 2016 “day-gate” passes, parking, and a two-night stay at the Athenaeum Hotel in southwestern NY. Not valid for sold-out shows.

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73  Fresh Flowers x Four

Donor(s): Daniel Vaughn Designs

Tonight’s arrangement plus three arrangements by December 31, 2016.

beaded evening bag

74  Bam Bam Beaded Evening Bag

Donor(s): Douglas Albert

Made of beading with rhinestone detail. Magnetic flap closure. From Mary Francis Studio.

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75  Exotic Sands in Sunset Orange

Donor(s): Douglas Albert

By William Tabar, beautiful deep-orange liquid with black, powder white, and coral pink pristine sands, and fine copper glitter. Anodized black frame.

necklace and earrings

76  Holly Yashi Necklace and Earrings

Donor(s): Tri-County Oral Facial Surgeons, PC

Niobium metal necklace/earring set.

perfume bottle

77  Stuart Abelman Perfume Bottle

Donor(s): Tri-County Oral Facial Surgeons, PC

Abelman art glass can be found in museums, galleries, and private collections around the world.

hand-beaded glass necklace

78  Hand-beaded Glass Necklace

Donor(s): Tri-County Oral Facial Surgeons, PC

Made in South Africa at the Thandu Zulu Studio.

lotus design earrings and necklace

79  Lotus Necklace and Earrings

Donor(s): Tri-County Oral Facial Surgeons, PC

Brushed sterling silver set.

studded opal wrap bracelet

80  Nico Rainbow Wrap

Donor(s): Tri-County Oral Facial Surgeons, PC

This studded opal wrap bracelet doubles as a short choker necklace. The array of colors is stunning.

Framed photo of Old Main by Bob Lambert.

81  First Snow Fall on Old Main

Donor(s): The State College Framing Company and Gallery

Framed photo of Old Main by Bob Lambert.

82  Don Ross Golf Outing

Donor(s): Peggy Morgan

Nine holes of golf includes cart, lunch and dinner at the Conewango Valley Country Club in Warren, PA. (4/16–10/16)

deer head inn

83  Deer Head Inn

Donor(s): Deer Head Inn

Enjoy a couple’s night out at the Deer Head Inn in Spring Creek near Warren, PA. Your GC for dinner for two offers the options of steak, seafood, regional favorites, and signature game entrées.

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84  Cuddle Up and Read

Donor(s): WPSU, Culbertson Financial

Kindle Paperwhite with “Paris” Case, Jennifer Lopez throw, Foot Warmer, Nutella, Starbucks Hot Cocoa, International Coffee, Aveeno Hand Cream, and a Subaru Mug.

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85  The Elms Box

Donor(s): Penn State Alumni Association

What better way to hold some of your special memories than in the Penn State Elms Collection keepsake box with medallion. It’s the perfect size to hold jewelry, mementos, photos, or notes.

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86  Steelers Fan Package with Ribs

Donor(s): W.R. Hickey Beer Distributor, William Asbury

Tailgate at home with this Steelers fan package that includes ribs for 12, coleslaw and secret sauce, 12 Koozies, men’s and women’s T-shirts, hat, and backpack.

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87  Paranormal Penn State Tour

Donor(s): Penn State Lion Ambassadors, Matthew Swayne

Penn State Lion Ambassadors will lead you on a tour of all of the haunted landmarks of Penn State (up to 10 people, at a mutually agreed upon date). America’s Haunted Universities: Ghosts that Roam Hallowed Halls, Haunted Valley: The Ghosts of Penn State, and Ghostly Tales of Musical Legends: Haunted Rock & Roll, by Matthew. LSwayne.

Looks Salon

88  A New Do

Donor(s): Looks Hair Design

$50 GC for women’s cut with Lien (exp. 12/31/2016).

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89  Tonight’s Music CDs

Donor(s): WPSU Penn State

Take home tonight’s music Instrumental Music from Lebanon (Amaken), by Andre Hajj & Ensemble; Songs of Our Fathers: Traditional Jewish Melodies, by Andy Statman and David Grisman; Desert Sands, by various artists; in a Persian Garden: The Santur, by Nasser Rastegar-Nejad.

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90  Cooking with Grace

Donor(s): Mimi Coppersmith, Dean Blythe

Invite some friends and get hands-on culinary experience at one of Grace Pilato’s ongoing cooking classes held at her State College home. This item is good for up to 10 guests through May 20, 2016.

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91  Cub and Lion

Donor(s): Pat Little, State College Framing Co.

Taken in the fall of 1977 while Pat Little was a senior at Penn State. The cub sat on the head of the Nittany Lion just long enough to get this one good frame. The photo appeared on the 1981 September/October edition of The Penn Stater. Matted and Framed.

Capperella Furniture store front

92  Capperella Furniture

Donor(s): Capperella Furniture

$500 GC toward furniture (exp. 2/6/2017).

93  Trader Joe’s Gift Basket

Donor(s): Trader Joe's State College

See basket for items.

Photo of Call the Midwife cast

94  Call The Midwife Baby Blanket

Donor(s): Lore Lacny

This hand-crocheted blanket looks like it was taken straight from the 1950s MASTERPIECE drama, Call the Midwife.

95  Penn State Women’s Soccer

Donor(s): Penn State Intecollegiate Athletics

Penn State soccer ball autographed by the 2015 DI Women’s Soccer championship team.

Gigi's restaurant

96  LIVE! Gigi’s Southern Champagne Brunch

Donor(s): Gigi’s Southern Table

Enjoy a Saturday champagne brunch for up to eight at Gigi’s. Oysters on half shell, Southern fried chicken, beignets, and champagne. Tax and gratuity included. Redeem by April 30, 2016.

Zahav restaurant

97  LIVE! Dinner at ZAHAV

Donor(s): Chef Michael Solomonov

Experience dinner at Chef Michael Solomonov’s signature restaurant ZAHAV, in the Society Hill area of Philadelphia. Details to be announced during the live auction!

Chef McCracken

98  LIVE! DelGrosso’s Italian Feast

Donor(s): DelGrosso Foods

An Italian feast for ten in your home or other agreed upon location prepared by DelGrosso Foods’ Executive Chef John McCracken.

Dubai

99  LIVE! Dubai Sightseeing for Two

Donor(s): Dr. and Mrs. Mohammad Fatemi

Dr. and Mrs. Fatemi will meet with you in advance of the trip to provide you with insider tips to make the most of your one-week stay in Dubai. Go on an exciting desert safari culminating with dinner and entertainment under the stars. Also dinner for two at an authentic Persian restaurant and a $500 GC. Airfare not included. Fall 2016 is recommended. Expires 11/30/2016

Cameraman filming Penn State football practice

100  LIVE! WPSU Football Production Experience

Donor(s): WPSU Penn State Sports

Two Nittany Lion football fans (18+) will be treated to this one-of-a-kind experience. Accompany the WPSU Sports crew to the Penn State versus Maryland home game, meet the media announcers, visit the satellite truck, have dinner in the press box, go to the post-game press conference, and attend the taping of the Sunday Nittany Lions team meeting and player interviews, plus a few surprises. A prepaid Fri-Sat. night stay for two is included in this exciting item.