Premiere Item: Ultimate Hamilton Experience!

  • Value: PRICELESS!
  • Three-Course Pre-show Dinner with 2 cast members
  • 2 Broadway show tickets to “Hamilton” An American Musical, Richard Rogers Theatre
  • Private In-theatre meet and greet with ensemble cast member, following the show
  • Signed Hamilton cast poster
  • Concierge services by Winspire, with preferred dates (60-day notice, excluding Major holidays)


Austin & Warburton Jewelers – Purple Rose Tumbling Blocks

  • Contributor: Austin & Warburton, Ann Arbor
  • Designed/Created by award-winning jeweler, Brenda Warburton.
  • Continuous casting to hold four (4) .82ct Amethyst gems (Princess Cut, med/dark Purple) and three (3) natural .51ct diamonds (color F, VS1, Round Brilliant Cut), set in tumbling juxtaposition.
  • Pendant hangs from a 1.5mm, 18-inch 14k white gold foxtail chain.

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  • Value: PRICELESS!
  • Watch the Red Wings battle the Chicago Blackhawks in the Final Season at Joe Louis Arena in the Heart of the Motor City.
  • Four-Pack of Detroit Red Wings Hockey Tickets on March 10, 2017. Aisle seats in Section 115, row 8 behind Red Wings goal (zamboni end where the Wings shoot twice).
  • Includes Executive Parking Pass
  • Pass for the Olympia Club Restaurant Buffet ($250 food credit)
  • More surprises from the Detroit Red Wings franchise and/or Fathead

  • Value: $1,020
  •  Four FRONT-ROW, floor level SANDBAR seats to see Kenney Chesney and Miranda Lambert, live at Ford Field, August 13, 2016.
  • Enjoy this year’s country music sensations in the Spread the Love tour.

  • Make your dreams a reality as you experience history like never before!
  • TWO persons will ride in the storied and beautifully restored B-25D Mitchell WWII Bomber (from the Mediterranean island of Corsica) which survived combat, escaped all harm and now ignites your imagination IN FLIGHT for an exploration high above Michigan’s beautiful terrain.
  • Salute this muscular aircraft (such as those built by “Rosie the Riveter” and her friends at Willow Run). Board and buckle in, as the twin Wright Cyclone radical engines roar to life, complete the pre-flight checklist, taxi down the airstrip increasing to maximum power, and ultimately lift-off!
  • YAM pilots will release the beast consuming you with sound and accelerating g-forces, in this efficient medium bomber designed for close air support.
  • Make certain you save time for the POST-flight tour of rare artifacts and exhibits at the Yankee Air Museum (Ypsilanti) with it’s Executive Director, Kevin Walsh. Knowledgeable volunteers will share the full measure of the Willow Run Plant’s role in America’s Arsenal of Democracy – right in our backyard!
  • A Michigan native, Ms. Robinson is an innovative comtemporary artist who works in acrylic and mixed media. 
  • Her work is inspired by the notes, composition and personality of the early jazz greats.
  • She combines bold colors on the canvas to bring spontaneity of creation interwoven with intentional conviction. 
  • Her work has been purchased world over by private collectors as well as the University of Michigan, DePaul University and many others institutions.

  • Personal Tour of Ye Ole Carriage Shop, a private museum housing the extensive Americana collections of Lloyd and Judi Ganton.
  • Explore the area with your hosts in your choice of a ’63 Silver Cloud Rolls Royce, ’57 Chevy or ’59 Buick Pace Car.
  • Enjoy a gourmet dinner at the Country Club of Jackson, prepared by chef Will Brady, with Lloyd and Judi Ganton.
  • Value: $45.00
  • 79″x29″
  • This modal scarf, made with soft, luxurious fabric will add a bold, modern statement to any wardrobe.
  • The piece is inspired by a portion of an original painting done by Ariel Gold (bottom image).
  • Each scarf is uniquely designed and custom-printed. It may vary slightly upon receipt.
  • Value: $1,200
  • 24″ x 30″ Acrylic on Canvas
  • Live Vibrantly. Artist Ariel Gold’s work is inspired by nature – water, woodgrain, fog etc. It is also inspired by energy and the places in which they pulsate.
  • Her pieces have been frequently featured in galleries throughout the San Francisco area since 2011.
  • There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun. -Pablo Picasso

Who needs a weekend in the anchor of the California wine country? YOU DO, so plan to eat and drink your way through the region boasting 100,000 acres of premium winegrapes identified by Wine Enthusiast Magazine as its Wine Region of the Year!

Est. Value: $3,500

LangeTwins Family Winery & Vineyards is truly a hidden gem, nestled in LODI, which claims title as the Zinfandel Capital of the World! Join the Lange family for a long weekend with a personal touch, Thursday through Sunday, February 9-12, 2017.

  • This long weekend indeed is for four persons, with accommodations at Wine and Roses Country Inn ( to a premier hotel experience.
  • Dinner at the River Ranch with fifth generation vineyard and winery owners Randy and Charlene Lange – a ‘Big Red Night’ with steaks on the ‘barbie and open the cellar to raid!
  • Friday morning, relax or run/cycle around Lodi Lake–son Joe can take you for a 30-mile spin through the vineyards before breakfast.
  • Private tour through LangeTwins vineyard operations – focused on a sustainable platform and commitment to agriculture. They are the first California winners of the Leopold Award for environmental excellence, and have won the international BRIT award for sustainable winegrowing.
  • Lunch with one of the Twins at Jahant Airport Café, with a relaxing afternoon on your own.
  • Photo op at the Lodi Arch enroute to Dinner at School Street Bistro, downtown Lodi, hosted by restauranteur/LangeTwins winemaker, David Akiyoshi.
  • Weave your way through the Lodi appellation on Saturday, tasting all the great wines during the Wine & Chocolate Weekend.
  • Dinner Saturday at Pietro’s Restaurant, some of the best Italian food in the region – the Lange’s will ask Jimmy to cook for you personally.
  • Breakfast Sunday, features slices of the area’s famous pies & coffee, and sight-see before an afternoon flight home to Michigan.
  • Air fare into Sacramento (SMF), and rental car, not included.


“Not so trivia”: Char Lange can sing the Chelsea High fight song upon request! She was Chelsea’s Fair Queen (back in the day), and Jeff Daniels performed at their wedding! Be prepared they bleed green and still raise the MSU flag on game day, though they have been known to embrace the UM crowd!

  • Estimated value: $1,800
  • Two Champions Club Passes
  • Two EXCLUSIVE NASCAR Sprint Cup Series HOT Garage passes.
  • Gift basket of MIS gear including hats, mugs, towels and MORE!

Value: $500+
Contributors: Pat and Joe Kelly
Videography courtesy of Rick Taylor Real Estate (coming soon!)

  • 3 day Weekend Getaway Cabin that sleeps up to 8 persons
  • Private Lake access on Halfmoon Lake, nestled in the heart of the 11,000 acre Pinckney Recreation Area with water view.
  • Sports include – Trail Hiking, Mountain Biking, Paddlesports, Hunting, Fishing, Swimming, Boating, Wildlife watching, Equestrian Sports.
  • Canoes are available for daybreak or sunset paddle, and in between!
  • Gourmet Basket to welcome you and your guests, fireplace and charming decor. Rave reviews from past Purple Rose sponsors!
  • Date to be mutually agreed upon with donors.
  • Champagne sunset cruise out of Naples, Florida for 2-4 guests aboard a 31 foot trimaran captained by Keith Smillie.
  • Cruise will be 2-3 hours, plenty of time to enjoy evening breezes, and stories of Keith’s crew experience during the 2016 Chicago Yacht Club’s Race to Macninac – the oldest freshwater distance race in the world.
  • Winning bidder can choose the day between January 12 to April 4, 2017.
  • A voucher for two to a designated performance during the Stratford Festival’s 2016 season, two tickets for a Stratford Festival Backstage tour and an opportunity to enjoy a complementary picnic in the beautiful park area surrounding the Festival Theatre.
  • The Stratford Festival’s 2016 season features Macbeth, A Chorus Line, As You Like It, The Hypochondriac, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, A Little Night Music, Shakespeare In Love, Breath of Kings, All My Sons, Bunny, The Aeneid and more than 200 events at The Forum.
  • Value: $250. (Designated dates and performances only).

Contributed by: Lloyd & Judi Ganton

– Unique, one-of-a-kind original Purple Rose Pedal Car features a custom paint job by professionals that work with a private collection exhibited at Ye Olde Carriage Shop Museum in Spring Arbor, Michigan.
– Purple Rose Theatre logo on hood, trunk and doors.
– A perfect gift for the young at heart collector, or budding theatre-lover in your life!

  • Jeff Lewis is a Master Luthier who has been perfecting his craftsmanship for hand building fine Celtic harps for the last 19 years. Jeff’s harps embody a full rich tone with superb balance and voice while serving as performance sculptures enhancing any setting.
  • The Crystal Creek is a 34 string Chamber Harp and is  55” tall, 32” deep, 15” wide and weighs 21 lbs.
  • Package is valued at $4400

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