Available Items

We are currently in the process of collecting exciting items for this auction. If you would like to donate, please contact Heather Jansen via email at hmjansen@wisc.edu!

Live Auction Items:

  • A Weekend in Chicago:  Enjoy a fun-filled weekend in Downtown Chicago! This package Includes a one-night stay at the Hard Rock Hotel on Michigan Avenue, dinner for two at The Palm Restaurant, and four day passes to the Museum of Science and Industry. Expires Oct. 2014.
  • Take a Cruise on the Betty Lou: See Madison’s Skyline on Lake Mendota or Lake Monona by choosing the perfect Betty Lou Cruise! From April through October, pick a lunch, brunch, dinner, or cocktail cruise that fits you. This certificate can also be used at The Mariner’s Inn, Nau-Ti-Gal, or Captain Bill’s.
  • Play a Game of Poker with Clinical Professors Byron Lichstein and John Pray: Get your poker face ready! Six to eight people will have the opportunity to play a game of poker with these clinical professors.
  • Classics with the Classics: Six to eight people will have the amazing opportunity to join Professor Susan Steingass, Clinical Professor Michele LaVigne, Dean Meg Gaines, and Clinical Professor Carrie Sperling in a classic cocktail party.
  • University of Wisconsin Law School Gargoyle: Take home a UW Law Gargoyle! This statute represents one of the two gargoyles that stood upon the roof of the original Law Building built in 1893. The Gargoyle is seen as the guardian and symbol of the Law School.
  • Getaway to Wisconsin Dells: Spend a night at the Great Wolf Lodge in a luxurious suite. Choose from a suite with a king bed or a suite with two queen beds. The package includes a water park pass for up to four guests and a $200 gift card, which can be used at any Great Wolf facility, in any of their outlets, or online to make a reservation. Continue the Dells trip with four Mini Golf passes at Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf!
  • Come sail away on a Hoofers Sailing Cruise: Up to ten people can go down to the Terrace and take a ride on one of Hoofer Sailing’s heavy keelboats with one of their experienced instructors. Learn how to steer the boat and trim the sails, or simply sit back and enjoy the lake, and maybe even anchor and go swimming if you’d like! Wear clothes/shoes that can get wet and do not forget to bring your own food and drinks!
  • UW Badger Football Pride: A UW football helmet signed by Coach Gary Andersen and Barry Alvarez along with two football tickets to the Wisconsin v. Bowling Green game. Enjoy the view with seats located on the 45 yard-line in the upper level (Section FF, Row 22) while staying comfortable in cushioned chair and seat backs.
  • Tour Frank Lloyd Wright’s Home: Two people will have the unique experience of taking the Highlight Tour the Taliesen Estate in Spring Green, Wisconsin (Highlight Tour). Taliesen is the inspiration and creation of Frank Lloyd Wright, the place where he and his ideas emerged.
  • University Ridge Golf Course: Invite three friends to golf 18 holes on the gorgeous greens at the University Ridge Golf Course. This package includes 18 holes for four and a golf cart.
  • UW Badger Basketball Pride: Take home a basketball signed by Bo Ryan and Barry Alvarez with the UW logo. This year, Bo Ryan coached his team to the Final Four for the first time! This auction item is the perfect thing to showcase your Badger basketball pride! 

 

Silent Auction Items: 

Once in a Lifetime Experiences with Faculty

  • Dinner for 8 at Ichiban Szechaun, courtesy of Dean Raymond and Professor Sidel
  • In-home dinner for 8 with Mary Prosser, Leslie Shear, and Lindsey Smith
  • Bowling and doughnuts for 4 with Director of Student Life Mike Hall
  • Lunch for 4 at The University Club with Professor Asifa Quraishi-Landes
  • Sunday brunch for up to 6 students at Professor R. Alta Charo’s home
  • Experiential movie showing of Mandela with Professor Heinz Klug, who helped craft South Africa’s constitution
  • Four course homemade meal for 4 at Clinical Professor Mitch’s home
  • Pool tournament for 6 with Professors Mitchell and Alexander, including drinks and snacks
  • Dinner with Professor Weston for up to 7 students
  • Wine tasting with Megan McDermott, Ion Meyn, and Alex Huneeus at Square Wine Co. for up to 8 students
  • Tour of Mobcraft Beer, conducted by founder Henry William Schwartz, followed by a beer tasting with the Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic team for up to 6 students
  • Dinner for 4 students with Professor Cecelia Klingele at her home
  • Lunch for 4 at the University Club with Professor Sidel
  • Lunch for 2 with Professor Mitra Sharafi at Wasabi
  • Beer and cheese for 4 students at Mason Lounge with Professor Susannah Tahk

 

Fun Activities 

  • Two Green Bay Packer tickets to a regular season game
  • Half-day rafting trip for 4 from Noah’s Ark Whitewater Rafting in Colorado
  • One year membership to the Madison Children’s Museum
  • Bar prep course from Themis–maybe not fun but definitely useful!
  • Two Green Bay Packer pre-season game tickets
  • Co-host a radio program on WORT
  • 2 Tickets to the Madison Symphony Orchestra
  • 2 Tickets to Madison Opera’s production, “Dead Man Walking”
  • 1 Month Membership to Pinnacle Fitness
  • Two rounds of 18 holes with golf cart at The Bull at Pinehurst Farms
  • 2 certificates to bowl 6 games at Badger Bowl
  • Bowling certificates at Village Lanes
  • Tour and tasting for 4 at Capital Brewery and a six pack of beer
  • One year membership to the Aldo Leopold Nature Center
  • Tickets to Tyrol Basin Family Ski and Snowboard Area

 

Exciting Tangible Items and Gift Certificates

  • A basketball signed by Bo Ryan
  • Framed and matted Blind Bucky painting
  • $25 gift card to the Old Sugar Distillery
  • Two $15 gift cards to the Green Owl Cafe
  • 23 cups of coffee at the Sidebar
  • Signed copy of A History of Madison by Stu Levitan
  • Socks hand-knit by Michele LaVigne
  • Wickman House gift certificate
  • Pottery made by Jeremy Foltz
  • Color envelope commemorating Ether Hobart Morris, an influential woman in the Suffrage Movement
  • $25 gift certificate to Bassett Street Brunch Club
  • Professor Jones’ Autobiography
  • Two $20 gift cards to Pita Pit
  • $10 gift card to Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream
  • Framed iconic photos of the UW Law School
  • Gift certificate to The Nitty Gritty
  • A tax preparation certificate from H&R Block
  • A carnival-style popcorn maker with several DVDs
  • Coffee from Condor Coffee Company in Wausau
  • 1 night at the Hampton Inn & Suites
  • BARBRI $350 towards Bar Prep Course
  • One night stay at the Double Tree with breakfast
  • 2 car washes at the Octopus Car Wash
  • Minolta SRT 101 with 3 lenses: 50mm, 28-80 zoom lens, and 135 telephoto lens
  • Political Cartoon
  • Culvers vouchers
  • Rocky Rococo gift cards
  • Ella’s Deli gift certificate
  • 4-pack of Gigi’s Cupcakes
  • 3-pack of classes, a hat, and tote bag to Cyc Fitness