Stars Come Out Holiday Gala

/Stars Come Out Holiday Gala
Stars Come Out Holiday Gala 2018-12-05T23:44:27+00:00


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Platinum level – $2500 or more. Platinum donors will be recognized with super-sized banners in our rotunda.

Gold Level – $1000 to $2499. Gold donors will be recognized with banners in our rotunda.

Silver Level – $500 to $999. Silver sponsors will be recognized on our Silver donor banner in our south hallway.

Bronze level – $250 to $499. Bronze sponsors will be recognized on our Bronze level donor banner in our south hallway.

Donor level –  Any amount can take us one step closer to supporting our youth and science education.

  • All donors will be recognized on monitors in the rotunda.


In advance of the Stars Come Out Fundraiser, we are also selling raffle tickets for a Weatherby Vanguard Deluxe 308 Caliber Rifle with Scope and Bullet Through Apple Print Signed Harold “Doc” Edgerton and are including the option to purchase Edgerton Explorit Center wine glasses.    Use our secure site link to purchase those raffle tickets ahead of time using the registration button below.

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Donated By Auction Item
Aurora Husky Football Team Top 3 Bids Get Choice of Two Aurora Husky Football Jersey’s and 1 Football Helmet Signed by 2018 State Champion Team. Top Bidder Also Gets Office Husky Game Ball
Edgerton Explorit Center Bullet Thru Apple Signed Harold “Doc” Edgerton Print
Platte River Photography Metal Print of Nebraska Landscape The Milky Way 20″ x 60″
Rick Williams Home Visit From Santa on Christmas Eve
Mary and Dan Molliconi Metal Moose Sculpture
Deb and John Nelson 200 Scratch Off Lottery Tickets
UNL John Cook Autographed Volleyball
Hamilton Telecommunications Arlo Pro HD 5 HD Wireless Security Cameras
Anonymous Archie Manning, Peyton Manning & Eli Manning Autographed Football
Edgerton Explorit Center Top 2 Bidders Get To Adopt and Name Raptor Recovery/Edgerton Educational Programming Raptors – Swainson’s Hawk and Kestrel
Pinnacle Bank James Taylor & His All Star Band Concert tickets
Papa Bear Carvings Nebraska “N” Wood Sculpture Carving
UNL Scott Frost Autographed Football
Hamilton Telecommunications/Fontenelle Forest Raptor Recovery Metal Eagle Print From Raptor Recovery/Edgerton Explorit Center Eagle Release, Raptor Recovery Bald Eagle Sponsorship, Eagle Book and Toy Stuffed Eagle
Dr. John and Lynn Wilcox Plane Ride and Air Tour of Aurora – 2019 When Airport Reopens
Edgerton Explorit Center Doc Edgerton Signed Original Print – Choice Of One Of Six. “Hammer Smashing Glass”
Dan Glomski Model rocket package and Clayton Anderson (Nebraska’s First Astronaut) Autographed Book, “It’s a Question About Space.”
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium/Entrap Escape Omaha 4 Tickets to the Zoo & Aquarium, Omaha Escape Room Experience
Runza Runza® Combo Meal a Week for a Year Certificate Packet
Clayton Anderson (Nebraska’s First Astronaut) Celebrating 50th Anniversary of Landing One Moon Print, Autographed Copy of Clayton’s New Book “A is for Astronaut”, & Glow-in-the-dark Solar System Model
Deb and John Nelson Ecuadorian Tagua Hand Crafted Palm Tree Nut Necklace
Lifeteam Helicopter Ride and Gift Basket Including One Year Membership
UNL Autographed Nebraska Jersey with Husker Heisman Winners
Susan Books and Gifts New Sprouts Serve It Set, Stuffed Monkey, Janod Puzzle, $50 Gift Certificate
UNL Tom Osborne Autographed Full Sized Football Helmet
Jessica Brock Quilt Hand Made and An Additional Personalized T-Shirt or Baby Quilt of Your Choice (You supply the t-shirts) Great Graduation Gift Idea!
Pork Producers Pork Cooking Class For 2 at Art & Soul in Lincoln
Ayars & Ayars Ayars & Ayars, Inc. Skybox Use Including 15 Tickets, Concessions to January 20th, 2019 Stars Hockey Game
Dan and Mary Molliconi HQST Complete Solar Genertor
Linda Simmons Hand Made Personalized Memory Bear
Denver Broncos John Elway Autographed Full Sized Authentic Football Helmet
Dan and Mary Molliconi “Family” Window Sign
Aurora Screen Printing Aurora Husky Embroidered Gear
Dan and Mary Molliconi Rustic Crate End Table
Colorado Rockies Trevor Story #27 Autographed Jersey with Official Baseball Card
Denver Broncos Von Miller #58 Autographed Jersey
Susan Books & Gifts/Edgerton Explorit Center Dr. Beaker Shake It Science Set and Edgerton Explorit Center Birthday Party
Kansas City Royals Kansas City Royal’s Alex Gordon #4 (UNL Graduate and 2018 Golden Glove Award Winner) Autographed Jersey, Baseball Card and Ticket Vouchers for 2019 Season Game Tickets (weekday only)
Edgerton Explorit Center Harold “Doc” Edgerton’s Milk Drop Cornet Print and Shadow Box and Milk Drop Splash Handmade Bowl
Fonner Park/Nebraska State Fair T-Shirt, Umbrella, Fanny Pack, DVD – Seabiscut, Coffee Cup, Koozies, Pony, Frisbee & Pen, Two 11 Day Guest Pass to State Fair, State Fair Hats
Hammacher Schlemmer Spy Rover With Camera and VR Googles, Sky Force Combat Drone Set
The Leadership Center Leadership Center Pool Party
The Leadership Center Catch and Release Fishing Party With Bonfire/Starter Fishing Pole Kit
Aurora Police Department 2 Hour Ride Along With An Aurora Police Officer (Individuals Under 18 Must Sign A Waiver)
Crane Trust Three Certificates for Sandhill Crane Viewing Experience For 2
Glidden Canoe Rental Tanking Trip for 6
City of Aurora/Aurora News Register Family Pool Pass & One Year Subscription to the Aurora News Register
Culligan of Hastings Metered Water Softener rent Free for 12 Months And 5 Bags of Softener Salt
The Snake Guy 2 Hour Educational Entertainment Snake Experience Snakes 12 Feet to 12 Inches
Walmart 24″ Gaunlet Red Bike
Odyssey/Hastings Community Theater Hastings Community Theatre tickets (2) and $25 to The Odyssey, Downtown Hastings
Tom Kreager – Artist and Chair of Hastings College Art Department Hand-blown Glass Sculpture
Snider’s Outdoor Power/Aurora Meat Block Green Mountain Dry Rub and Pellets, Meat Package From Aurora Meat Block
Prairie Pride Brewing Company/Aurora News Register Prairie Pride Brewing Gift Basket, One Year Subscription to Aurora News Register
The Renaissance Bundle of Aurora Art Prints
Aurora Fitness Center/Touch of Health Gym Membership and 1/2 Hour Massage
Heartland Jewelry Earrings and Purse
Aurora Eye Care Professionals Armani Sunglasses
First Street Brewing Company Tour & Taste – Tour of Brewery and Flight of Beer Plus Special Samples for 8
Aurora Veterinarian Clinic/Dog Stars Bag of Dog Food, Two 6 Week Basic Dog Obedience Sessions, Dog Accessory Package
City of Aurora Two 18 Hole Rounds of Golf with 1 Cart
Rustic Crate Sofa Table and Decorative Accessories
Dan and Mary Molliconi Embroidered Nebraska Blanket and $25 Gift Certificate
Bearded Buffalo Bearded Buffalo Golf Simulation Gift Certificate
Aurora Husky Basketball Team Signed Basketball By 2018/2019 High School Boys Basketball Team
UNL Autographed Scott Frost Poster
Dan and Mary Molliconi Rustic Red Coffee Table/Toy Box
Susan Books & Gifts/Oriental Trading Company Play & Work Decorative Sign and Oriental Trading Company Gift Certificate
Lied Lodge & Conference Center at Arbor Day Farm/Lincoln Escape Room Bed and Breakfast Certificate, Lincoln Escape Room Experience
Bosselman Companies Danger Football Gift Basket With 4 Season Tickets, Tommy Gunz Gift Card, Pump & Pantry Gift Card
Sack Lumber/Interstate Battery/Walmart Milwaukee Shockwave Impact Driver Bit Set & $50 Interstate Battery Gift Certificate, Tool Box
Napa Auto Parts/Interstate Battery 26 Piece Screwdriver Set & $50 Interstate Battery Gift Certificate
Dan and Mary Molliconi Spirit Window Sign
Overland Sand & Gravel $150 Gift Certificate Choice of Rock
Tom & Patty Kell/Walmart DeWalt Driver & Bit Set , Tool Box
Dan and Mary Molliconi “Dr. Seuss” Quote Window
Nicole Havlik Handmade Dollhouse Package with Furniture and Accessories
Deb Miller/Edgerton Explorit Center Handmade Christmas Vacation Wine rack Package Including Wine Rack, Moose Mugs, Christmas Vacation Blue Ray
Hupf Farms/Edgerton Explorit Center Car Lego Kits, Edgerton Explorit Center Birthday Party
Susan Books & Gifts 3D Puzzle, Monster Rally Laser Peg Kit, Newton’s Cradle
Hobby Lobby Magnetic Sign “May This House Have Joy…”
UNL Tom Osborne Autographed Jersey
Old Homestead Live Flower Arrange in Vintage Tub
Menards Sharp Junior Metal Detector
Aurora Screen Printing Embroidered Aurora Husky Bag and Stuffed Husky
Menards Swift Stream Camera Drone
Black Hills Energy 4 passes to Escape Aurora
Kohl’s Off Road Fighter 28″ Remote Control
Tractor Supply Ford F-150 Remote Control Truck – Runs Up to 30 MPH
Dan and Mary Molliconi “Courage” Window Sign
Honeysuckle Lane Table Center Piece
Sam’s Club Sky Force Combat Drone Set
Susan Books and Gifts Morse Code Kit and Tronex Piano Lab
Denver Broncos DeMarcus Ware #94 Autographed Jersey
Deb Miller/Prairie Creek Vineyards Handmade Wine Rack, Prairie Creek Vineyards Gift Basket and Edgerton Wine Glasses

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