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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

Mandarin Antiques 24x36 framed watercolor by Chinese artist Zeng Fan    
4x6 British Sterling photo frame with wooden back
Donated Bill & Samantha Markle

Elaine Bauman artisan clay wall sconce 
Donated by Spruill Arts Center 

Sports and Music memorabilia from Regency Fine Arts. Artwork by Erte, Dali, and Chagall

  Piece of Murano Blown glass
  Unique Opera Clock (with wrought iron to hang on wall)
  Antique: Archival Custom framed La Moda Elegante, Madrid, Spain, 1891
Jane Austen book "Emma", with Imported rose soap & Individual Teapot and Cup with Saucer
Donated by Donna Angel

Bone China Signed Collector Plate (Butterfly motif)
  Set of 4 Music Napkin Rings
  Vera Bradley Ensemble: Quilted handbag, sunglasses, scarf
  Framed Jo Hey watercolor (registered)
Donated by Heather Angel Dittus

  Blue Arcadia handbag with silver trim
  Ladies Rose Stickpin with diamond
  Ladies Gold Accutron Watch
   Ladies Ecclisse Watch
  Jacques Cousteau coffee table book “The Ocean World”
  Set of 4 Liquor Glasses
  Green blown Glass Wall Vase
  Blue Pottery Chip & Dip Set
  Small Sterling Silver Dish
Donated by Sallie Van Houten

  Framed Renoir Print of Gabrielle & Jean
  Framed  print, "Flowers in Vase"
  Framed print, "Floral Walkway"
  Framed print, "Country cottage"
  5Ceramic Biscotti jar with fruit & leaf motif
  Wrought Iron Candelabra
Donated by Derrick & Maria Hinman

  Vintage Whiting & Davis Hinged Cuff Bracelet
  Irish Silverplate Salt & Pepper Set
Donated by Keith Walker

   16-piece Dublin Crystal Taster Set
   Pair of Canadian Whiskey Glasses & Cool Cube Whiskey rocks
  Pair of Geode bookends
  White Agate Angel Wing Pendant with Silver Chain
 Men's Oxford Ivy Leather Bracelet
Donated by Hilie King

A live succulents arrangement
Donated by Jane Collins

Opera CDs: Hansel & Gretel, Carmen, and La boheme
Verdi DVD Set:  La Traviata, Aida, and Macbeth

Food and Drink

Champagne Basket
Donated by Heather Angel Dittus  

Tea & coffee basket with cups
  Two separate chocolate baskets
  Gourmet Italian basket 
  Chocolate, Tea, cookbook and Mugs (Rome, London, Paris, New York)
 Wine Basket (two Bottles of Red) with accessories
  Dinner for 6 "In your Home" - prepared and served by Donna Angel and Heather Angel Dittus
Donated by Donna Angel

Bottle of St. Hilaire champagne
 Italian bottle of Italian Collegiata wine
Donated by Hilie King

 Travel and Leisure

One week stay at Italian villa in Manciano, Italy

Donated by Leone Hinsman

Atlanta Botanical Garden - 4 passes

World of Coca Cola - 4 passes

 Michael C. Carlos Museum - 5 passes

Tellus Science Museum - 4 passes

Agatha's "A Taste of Mystery" - $70 gift certificate

Andretti Karting and Games - Family Fun Pass

Shakespeare Tavern -  VIP pass for two

"Walk on Part” in a future Capitol City Opera Company Production

Smith-Gilbert Gardens - 4 general admission passes

Center for Puppetry Arts - Family four Pack


Professional Services

Financial Plan consultation with Seth Deitchman @ Morgan Stanley
One Chiropractic Session with James E. Deegan, D.C.   
Letter for $1,000 tax and investment services with John L. Mills, Tax Centers of Georgia 
  4 one-hour voice lessons with Keith Walker, DMA


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* All listed silent auction items may not be available on both evenings.