Icebreaker Auction – Mar 22-29

As part of the Icebreaker concerts being held in Ottawa and Toronto, FMO featured an online auction of the items below.

Thanks to everyone who submitted bids or donations, and who attended the concerts. We appreciate your support of FMO in our first attempts at year-round programming.


Thurs, Mar 30
Item Description Actual Value Minimum/
Current  Bid
  Spring Tune Up: Your image! “Mondays with Mac” Ottawa photo shoot (studio or local site). Headshots: 15 proofs and 5 images. Non-transferable; expires March 29, 2018.
$200 $50 / $60
A. Sinclair
  Spring Tune Up: Your body! Slow down and take some time to pamper yourself with a Toronto or Ottawa area spa visit, including your choice of treatments. $100 $30 / $50
K. Partridge
Sodastream No sugars, no salts, no nothing! Plain tap water is all you need for this one-piece unit. Add lemon, lime, or your own flavour choice. Additive-free with three “bubble strength” levels. $129 $40 / $80
G. Eisenhammer
  Spring Tune Up: Your ride! Full tune-up from one of the best in Toronto, from bottom bracket overhaul and re-grease to rear to bearings to seat to brakes to pedal threads to stem and cables. Also includes a professional portable lock-down unit valued at $75 plus. Or pick out something nice at Sweet Petes instead! $125 $40 / $70
J. Lauzon
  River & Sky Festival Two four-day passes to a sweet Northern Ontario festival, with campsite included. Launched in 2009,  each year River & Sky continues to set new levels of sustainability, and has a “charm factor” for its spectacular location and offerings. Northwest of North Bay, everything you’ve heard is true! $400 $80 / $80
M. Rover
  Spring Tune Up: Your hood! Sustainable gardening at its best including a copy of the ultimate guide: Canadian Gardening. In one basket all you need to start or add to a small sustainable garden on land or in pots mixing vegetables and petals. $100 $30 / $30
K. Partridge
  Lulaworld Festival 2017 Ten days: July 1 to 10 with two full passes showcasing roots in Cuba, Jamaica, Colombia, Mexico, Brazil, Portugal and beyond. Cross borders, genres, and generations! Held at 1585 Dundas Street West, Toronto. 13 concerts, CD releases, forró, rumba and Tibetan dance lessons, a workshop on mixing Latin and global live music, a panel on diversity in music journalism and a community street performance! $200 $60 / $60
A. Cosgrave
  Spring Tune Up: Your senses! One of North America’s finest birding sites is found in Presqu’ile, Ontario. Bring your family to learn from an expert in high season (mid-May to June end). 17-year-old Baxter Prasek is known internationally for his expertise as a local ornithologist, and will share his extraordinary knowledge as he guides you through the trails. $100 $30 / $40
J. Cody
  Craft Beverage Tour and Gift Card A Beer Store gift card of $80, plus an exclusive cider/brewery tour with tasting experience. Winning bidder can choose Ottawa area or Toronto area for tour location. $150 $50 / $70
K. Partridge
Spring Tune Up: Your game! A pair of 500 series tickets behind home plate at the Rogers Centre for the June 28 game against visiting Baltimore Orioles. Online check shows Section 500 selling fast – get ’em now! $70 $20 / $50
A. Cosgrave