Silent Auction

March 1-2, 2024

The Empty Bowls silent auction combines the excitement of bidding with the knowledge that every dollar raised will support ICS programs and services. The convenient online platform makes it easy to place bids from anywhere, so you can participate even if you’re unable to attend the Empty Bowls event.

Monday, February 26
Full auction available to preview online.

Wednesday, February 28, 7:00 a.m.
Bidding opens to all Empty Bowls 2023 ticket holders.

Friday, March 1, 7:00 a.m.
Bidding opens to the general public – no ticket required.

Saturday, March 2, 12:00 p.m.
See the items in person at the Empty Bowls event. Bidding continues until 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 2, 1:00 p.m.
Bidding closes and winners are announced.

Monday, March 4 – Friday, March 15
Winners who have not already done so can pick up their items at the ICS Northwest Office, 2820 W. Ina Road, during regular business hours (Monday – Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.). The deadline to claim winning items is 4 p.m. on Friday, March 15.

Claiming a Winning Auction Item

If you do not pick up your item at the event on March 2, you may claim it at the ICS Northwest Office during regular business hours. Friday, March 15 is the last day to claim winning items.
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
2820 W. Ina Road, Tucson, 85741
To ensure that your item will be at the front desk for fast pickup, please contact emptybowls@icstucson.org to arrange a pickup date and time.

The auction features items donated by local businesses and individuals. Here are some of the items featured in last year’s auction.


Bid on paintings, prints and photographs.

"Cactus Celebration" by Susan Libby
"Advice from Cats" by Melinda Curtin
"Catalina Magic" by Diana Madaras


The auction features experiences for couples, families, and more. Cast your bid for tickets and memberships to area attractions, adventurous outdoor experiences, resort stays and more.

Hot Air Expeditions
Hot Air Balloon Ride with champagne breakfast for two from Hot Air Expeditions
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort
Two Night Stay in a Fairmont Room at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort
The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
Two Night Stay and Dinner at Kitchen West Restaurant at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
Total Wine & More
Private Wine Class for 20 at Total Wine & More


There’s something to suit almost every style.

Item 449
Item 435
Item 434
Item 407
Item 417

Pottery, Ceramics & Glass

6" Pitcher with Yellow Flowers from Linda DeBoer
9" Raku Vessel with Lid from Mary Swallow

Handmade Items

This category includes handcrafted items for the home, including tables, quilts, wind chimes, and more.

Handmade China and Glass Wind Chime from Kimber DeLorenzo
Handmade China and Glass Wind Chime from Kimber DeLorenzo
Handmade Mosaic Side Table by Mimis Mosaics
Handmade Mosaic Side Table by Mimis Mosaics


Posh Petals
Floral Arrangement from Posh Petals
Capturing EveryBuddy Pet Photography
Pet Portrait Experience by Capturing EveryBuddy Pet Photography
Laurence Lof Financial Advisors LLC
One Financial Life Plan from Laurence Lof Financial Advisors LLC
Gadabout Salon Spas
Gift Certificate for Gadabout Salon Spas
Skin Spectrum
One Diamond Peel from Skin Spectrum


This category contains treasures that don’t quite fit in another category, like purses and bags, gift baskets, collectibles, and items for the home.

UA Fan Package
UA 2022-23 Men's Basketball Team signed ball with UA fan package
Louis Vuitton Insolite Wallet
NEW Louis Vuitton Insolite Wallet
Louis Vuitton Eva CrossBody Clutch
NEW Louis Vuitton Eva CrossBody Clutch