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On The Light Side

Friday & Saturday, July 29-30, 2016
Church of the Atonement
4945 High Point Road, Sandy Springs, Ga.

Capitol City Opera's annual popular fundraiser, On the Light Side, brings you the music of Stephen Sondheim! Join a cast of outstanding local singers for a silent auction, BYOP (bring-your-own-picnic), and an evening of some of Broadway's best numbers. 

Individual tickets are $40 each or purchase a table for 8 for $300.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. to browse the silent auction and enjoy your meal, show begins at 8 p.m.

Grab your favorite bottle of wine and your friends, and join us for a night on Broadway! 


**All proceeds raised help fund the mission of Capitol City Opera,
including mainstage shows and Opera Outreach for Children.**

*If you would like to donate an item or service to the Silent Auction, please email

See below for examples of last year's auction items!



Home Decor
Custom Framed Antique Illustration from 1891 La Moda Elegante, Madrid, Spain 
Murano hand blown Italian glass piece
(Donor: Donna Angel)
Handcrafted & designed necklace worn during Capitol 
City Opera's production of The Merry Widow  
(Donor: Tal Moran of Aimee's Gallery and Jewelry)
Hand blown glass rose sculpture and stand
Hand blown clear glass sculpture and stand of Large Hammer & Nail 
(Donor: Hans Frabel)
Beautiful 30" x 36" nautical signed and framed print of the HMS Beagle, 
Darwin's exploration vessel to the Galapagos Islands, Printed in Bristol, England
(Donor: Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Wilson)
Casio CDP 100 full keyboard electronic piano with Proline PT100 stand
 Designer miniature frame by Jay Strongwater (value $100+)
Tiffany and Company crystal bowl
English vintage sterling photo frame with wooden backing
Pebble Beach Pewter Golf Mug made in Sheffield, England
(Donor: Samantha and Bill Markle)
Chesapeake Bay candle set (shaped like wine glasses) 
Fine crystal covered box 
Silver vase 
Blue and white vase 
Dual desk/vanity prints 
Dual equestrian prints 
Redbird/magnolia print 
Large floral print  
House with trees print 
Sunflower painting 
Yellow rose painting
(Donor: Maria and Derrick Hinmon)
24” x 30” Original canvas and acrylic painting 
"Trees with Reflection in Water" 
(Donor: Michael Angel) 
Silk Orchid Arrangement 
(Donor: Tony Whitlock of Acorn Home and Garden)
Lady’s hammered bracelet with geode for ornamentation
Beautifully carved wooden men’s cufflink box
(Donor: Courtney Loner)
Lady's Stickpin, rose image with diamond and gold leaf
Lady's Ecclissi watch with leather band
Lady's gold & stainless Accutron wrist watch
Handmade Silk Wallhanging with an image of Madonna
Cobalt Blue Etched Votive
Cole Hahn embroidered linen & leather handbag
Red leather Hobo Handbag by Lost and Found
Coach multi-colored suede handbag
(Donor: Sallie van Houten)
Mickey Mouse bird bath outdoor figurine -- Disney Parks Exclusive
2 Customized Jewelry Pieces - - a simple and elegant beadwork necklace and a 
dramatic 5-row boho leather cuff bracelet with features in red and black 
Photo art piece
(Donor: Katherine Versteegh)
Mandarin Antiques -- Antique Wooden Chinese "Lunch Box"
(Donor: Peter Chen)

Food and Drink

Case of mixed wine/red and white 
(Donor: Towne Center Sherlock's)
Gourmet Chocolate Kahlua Cake 
(Donor:  Dwane Thackston)
Italian basket filled with assorted Italian foods and wines
Gourmet Chocolate Gift Basket 
(Donor: Donna Angel)
Mixed case of fine wines 
(Donor: Sherlock's Fine Wines, Buckhead)
Bottles of wine from Oliver Winery 
(Donor: Thomas King)
"Take a Break, Italian Style" wine tray, bottle of Italian Pinot Grigio, wine glass, 
espresso & mocha cookies, with coffee table book featuring Venetian paintings 
(Donor: Heather Angel Dittus)
Petite Auberge Restaurant (Toco Hills) - - Two $50  gift certificates
(Donor: Petite Auberge)

 Travel and Leisure

One week stay at Manciano, Italy villa in Tuscany 

One week cottage stay in Antigua 

(Donor: Leone Hinzman)

Napa Valley Weekend for two - - includes private 

wine/cheese experience at Merryvale Vineyards

Napa Valley Sightseeing for Two -- includes a hot air 

balloon ride over the vineyards

Opera in New York City for Two - - includes hotel, 2 tickets to the Metropolitan

 Opera, a backstage tour, & dinner at Lincoln Ristorante

(Donor: GoCharity) 

Atlanta Braves -- 4 tickets one row behind dugout with 

Club 755 access & Blue Parking Pass 

LanierWorld -- 4 tickets valued at $40 per ticket 

(Donor: Mickey & Hilie King)

ZooAtlanta -- 4 General Admission Tickets

(Donor: Zoo Atlanta)

Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University -- 5 Admission tickets

(Donor: Carlos Museum) 

Atlanta Ballet -- 2 tickets for the Nutcracker performance at the Fox Theatre

(Donor: Atlanta Ballet)

Tellus Science Museum  -- 4 entrance passes

(Donor: Tellus Museum)

Atlanta History Center--2 family passes (each pass for 2 adults & up to 4 children)

(Donor: Atlanta History Center)

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center - - 2 tickets for Christmas at Callanwolde

(Donor: Callanwolde)

Andretti Indoor Karting and Games -- Family Funday Package

(Donor: Andretti Karting and Games)

Atlanta Botanical Garden -- 4 admission passes

(Donor: Atlanta Botanical Garden)

Atlanta Children’s Museum 4-pack "Imagine It" family passes 

(Donor: Atlanta Children’s Museum)

2 VIP box seat passes to Atlanta Shakespeare Tavern 

(Donor: Atlanta Shakespeare Tavern)

World of Coca Cola: 4 voucher passes

(Donor: World of Coca Cola)

Georgia Aquarium - - 2 General Admission Passes

(Donor: Georgia Aquarium)

18 Sports, Music and Art items, many are signed pieces

(Donor: Regency Fine Art)

Two tickets to the 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept.13 performance of The Mikado 

at Oglethorpe University, Conant Performing Arts Center 

(Donor: Capitol City Opera Company)    


Professional Services
Individual or family portrait sitting with final gift of Custom Color 8" x 10" photograph 
(Donor: Bobi Dimond, Photographer)
3-Hour Financial & Retirement Plan Consultation
(Donor: Seth Deitchman, Morgan Stanley) 
Chiropractic Session 
(Donor: James E. Deegan, D.C.)


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