An Evening with Oscar: Silent Auction

Thank you to the many partners who are joining us for An Evening with Oscar in providing excellent silent auction prizes. Take a look at the diverse selection of fun packages below and be prepared to bid high to support FilmDayton programming! More items will be added as we approach the event.


Movie Set Visit:

The lights are on and the camera is rolling – now you get to see all the action! CAROL - the period drama starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara is gearing up to shoot in the region and you can be on set! Production is March 12 – April 30; bid high to see the excitement of a big-budget movie right here in SW Ohio. Prize includes a one day visit (date TBD) and lunch with the production crew.


On Location (Great Escapes and Fun Adventures):

Family Night at Fifth Third Field from the Dayton Dragons

Family Fun Pack with the Dayton Dutch Lions

One-Year Family Membership to Boonshoft Museum of Discovery (and reciprocal venues)

Two tickets to Fluers et Vin (and some wine to get you started!)

Two tickets to Dayton Ballet’s “New Directions” (March 20-23, 2014)

Two tickets to Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra’s “Mozart’s Legacy” (March 28 & 29, 2014)

Two tickets to Human Race Theatre Company’s “Other Desert Cities”


Writers’ Room

Dayton Writes! A basket of autographed books by local authors compiled by Sharon Short.

The Surrendered by Chang-Rae Lee, 2012 winner of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize (hardback, signed by author) donated by Books & Co.

“I Remember When…”  Two oral history sessions and a personalized book gift folio from The Write Place 1.0


Art Department

Original Ron Rollins Abstract Art Piece


Animal Wrangling

Gift Certificate for Far Hills Animal Clinic – Wellness Check and Nail Trim


Camera Department

A VIP membership to DATV plus coffee mug, tshirt and hat.

FilmDayton Fun Pack with great gear and videos!



CD Basket — Movie Soundtracks, including “August: Osage County”, “The Last Samurai”, “War of the Worlds”, “The Village”, “Finding Mr. Banks”, “The Untouchables”, “Die Hard” et al. donated by Discover Classical 88.1 & 89.9FM


Best Featured Performer

Gift certificate for 1-hour massage by Candice Karsch, LMT


Craft Services

Gift Cards and baskets from great dining establishments like:

Smash Burger

Pasha Grille

Mama DiSalvo’s

Boston Stoker’s

Wheat Penny

Ghostlight Coffeehouse



Jewelry based on best pictures from Linda Bynum


Transportation Department

$160 Auto Enhancement/Detailing from Euro Classics




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