Auction Items

Please note! 

Any items marked "Premium" (3,18,29, and 20) are for any donation above the listed amount. All others are individual auction offerings and will go to the highest bidder.  

Ready to bid on one of these items?

Step 1 - Check the current bid. This site is updated at least every morning by 9:00 Central time. 

Step 2 - Send an email to msm@northsidedfa.com with the subject "Auction Bid" along with the item number. In the body please include your name, phone number, item or items that you are bidding on, and the amount that you are bidding.

Step 3 - Check back here to see the current status. 

Step 4 - Winning bids will be contacted after the event on the 13th.

Item No. Item Type Current Bid Picture
1 Socially Responsible Convention Watch Party Crates - Red wine, chips, crackers, nuts, chocolates, two NDFA facemasks, 10 GOTV Cards, and a $25 Trader Joe's gift card Basket

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2 Socially Responsible Convention Watch Party Crates - White wine, chips, crackers, nuts, chocolates, two NDFA facemasks, 10 GOTV Cards, and a $25 Trader Joe's gift card Basket Not Available
3

NDFA Face Mask

PREMIUM - Many Availabile, make a donation at $100 and receive a mask!

Wearable and washable $100
4 Democratic Candidate Poker - 21x25 Framed painting of the Democratic candidates playing poker. A Politics Nerd treasure! Decor Not Available
5 John Lewis: Good Trouble Movie Poster - 27x40 Framed Poster from the Biopic. Decor Not Available
6 Autographed Picture of John Lewis Marching with Martin Luther King, Jr. Decor Not Available
7 Autographed copy of "The Watergate Girl" by Jill Wine-Banks. Books Not Available
8 Political Pins donated by Jill Wine-Banks Wearable Not Available
9 “Illinois - Blue Violet” Archival quality giclee print from an illustration by Alicia Binkley depicting one of the state’s favorite native botanicals. Un-matted in a gallery-quality solid wood frame with a rich walnut stain behind a shatterproof acrylic glaze. Ready to hang. Framed print measures 14.5”x20.5”. Decor Not Available
10 “Illinois – Prairie State” Art print of a gouache painting by Allison Hall. A central image of the state is surrounded by loose painterly representations of some of Illinois’ most prolific native prairie flowers. Un-matted in a gallery-quality solid wood frame with a rich walnut stain behind a shatterproof acrylic glaze. Ready to hang. Framed print measures 14.5”x20.5”. Decor Not Available
11 John McCain A Call To Action Figure - MINT! Still in the Box. Cross the Asile to enjoy this one of a Kind part of history. Political $25
12 A beautiful Thai basket filled with a rich Spanish Malbec from Picnic Wine and Provisions, specialty coffee from Common Cup, a $30 gift certificate from local favorite Anto Pizza, herbs from Sol Café, fresh flowers from Rogers Park Florist, and finished off with Ghirardelli chocolate for desert. Basket Not Available
13 A handmade basket from Thailand filled with a delicious Primo Rossi red wine from Mendocino County from Picnic Wine and Provisions, special blend tea from Sol Cafe, a $30 gift certificate from local favorite Anto Pizza, herbs from Sol Café, fresh flowers from Rogers Park Florist, and rich Ghirardelli chocolate. Basket Not Available
14 Friendly Confines Marquis Package - Two Outfield Upper Deck Box Seats just off the aisle above the third base line. The roof provides just enough shelter and shade with easy access to all of the new grandstand amenities. “Marquee” level game of the winning bidder’s choice in the 2021 season (or when played), excluding Opening Day. Tickets $100
22 Friendly Confines Diamond Package With Parking! - Two Outfield Upper Deck Box Seats just off the aisle above the third base line. The roof provides just enough shelter and shade with easy access to all of the new grandstand amenities. “Diamond” level game of the winning bidder’s choice in the 2021 season (or when played), excluding Opening Day. Includes “reserved” parking for one car just two blocks from the main Clark and Addison entrance to Wrigley Field. Tickets $200
15 Cross-Town Classic - Two Outfield Upper Deck Box Seats just off the aisle above the third base line. The roof provides just enough shelter and shade with easy access to all of the new grandstand amenities. Cubs – Sox game at Wrigley Field of the winning bidder’s choice in the 2021 season (or when played). Tickets Not Available
16 Chicago Blackhawks game during the 2021-22 Regular Season (or when played). Two mid-300 Level tickets on the aisle with incredible views, just above the Visitor’s Blue Line (Hawks shoot twice) with easy in/out seat access. The exciting 300 Level at the Madhouse on Madison has been rated as one of the best hockey experiences in all of the NHL. Game availability TBD sometime after 2021-22 regular season schedule is posted. Winning bidder will get their choice of any one of up to 10 regular season games to choose from. Tickets $150
17 Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and ‘The Squad’ Comic Books - Signed By The Author - 4 in All! Books $100
18 NDFA Local Brewery Package
PREMIUM - Donate $250 or more and receive a an Assortment of Beers from one or More Local Breweries. The picture shows some types of items that would be in the package, not the exact contents. Full details will be provided to qualifying donors after the August 13 event.
Basket $250
19 NDFA Beer AND Coffee Package
PREMIUM: Donate $500 or more and you'll receive The Ultimate North Side Beer and Coffee Sampler. Take care of your some morning and night with this selection of premium beers and coffees from a constellation of North Side stars in their industries. Full details will be provided to qualifying donors after the August 13 event.
Basket $500
20 NDFA Local Coffee Roaster Perk Pack
PREMIUM: Donate $150 or more and receive a selection of unique fresh whole-bean coffees and other items from local coffee roasters. Help support NDFA while we help support and promote these vibrant neighborhood businesses. Donors can choose a special variety pack or a vertical selection from a single company picked out by their roast master. Full details will be provided to qualifying donors after the August 13 event.
Basket $150
21 3-Piece jewelry set handmade by artisans in Thailand. These exquisite pieces each have a blue-white ceramic medallion with a traditional Thai design in a beautiful and delicate silver surround. The set consists of a choker with pendant, ring, and bracelet. Wearable $100
23 NDFA Inspirational Women Sock Set - Let your feet do the talking in these fun colorful socks from the Creative *Action* Network. Sales of CAN goods support independent artists and people-driven causes across the country. Set of six pairs includes Greta Thunberg, Michelle Obama, Elizabeth Warren, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Maya Angelou, and Nancy Pelosi with inspirational quotes from each on the soles. Wearable Not Available
24 Hot Take!
A collection from the Tabasco Company to please anyone who loves America’s classic hot sauce. Includes a variety of special flavors and limited-edition sauces that are hard to find in stores. Collection includes 10 different Tabasco sauces, spicy bloody Mary mix, Tabasco marinade, an insulated wine tumbler, insulated tote bag, embroidered towel, and baseball cap.
Food $70
25 Ultimate Pizza Lovers Basket
The North American Pizza and Culinary Academy in suburban Lisle is one of only two SIP accredited Italian pizza schools in North America and one of just over 20 outside of Italy where professional chefs can work to earn a coveted SIP piazzaiolo certification. This basket includes a variety of ingredients to get your Italian culinary adventure started plus a certificate for a “date night” class for two at the NAPCA that never expires. A $250 value. Winning bidder must be 21 or older.
Class Not Available
26 2016 Ultimate Cubs Fan
2016 wasn’t a total loss – if you were a Cubs fan. This set includes a framed reproduction of the historic Sports Illustrated World Series cover; a framed photograph of the Wrigley Field marquee from the early hours of November 3, 2016; two pieces of Cubs wall art; World Champions candle; and a Cub elf-on-the-shelf to keep an eye on your littlest Cubs fans. Framed pictures measure 27.5”x 21.5” and 18.5” square.
FanItems $125
27 Rare Tabasco 150th Anniversary Diamond Reserve
One of the ultimate and extremely rare hot sauces ever made. This limited bottling is of a special blend of the finest Avery Island peppers, hand selected, blended with ancient Avery Island salt, and barrel aged for 15 years. The resulting mash was then blended with sparkling white wine vinegar to produce what collectors have called “the champagne of hot sauces”. Tabasco Diamond Anniversary Reserve was originally available for $25 an ounce. One 6oz. bottle.
Food $100
28 2016 Toy Basket
2016 seems like a lifetime ago, when “What have you got to lose?” just seemed like awful rhetoric from an even worse candidate. Includes two different sets of dress-up Hillary paper dolls, Bernie paper doll book, Trump paper doll, and Hillary nutcracker.
Toys $30