Event Details

Laugh Out Loud Twin Cities (LOLTC) offers a fabulous night of exciting events and live entertainment.

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014
Hilton Minneapolis
Valet Parking Available


5:30 p.m. – Dinner Registration and Cocktail Hour
Sponsors and dinner ticket holders can arrive at 5:30 p.m. to register and enjoy a cash bar.

6:30 p.m. – Spotlight Dinner
Sponsors and dinner ticket holders are invited to wine and dine, with opportunities to support Gillette by participating in a live auction and a fund-a-need. (Tables seat 10 guests.)

7:30 p.m. – Opening Act Party and Check-In
All ticket holders are invited to an Opening Act Party. Have fun and support Gillette by playing interactive games, including mystery boxes, a wine pull and more! Cash, checks and debit cards are accepted for games; the bar is cash only.

9 p.m. – Side-Splitting Comedy Set by David Spade
The main event! Enjoy a live performance by the edgy and hilarious David Spade, star of movies and TV.

10:30 p.m. – Kat Perkins Punch Line Afterparty
After enjoying the main event, at approximately 10:30 p.m., stay with us to enjoy musical entertainment by Kat Perkins of NBC’s “The Voice.” Thank you to Melinda Jacobs, who is our presenting sponsor for Kat Perkins.

Auction Items

#1—Premier Golf Courses Gift Package

Enjoy three days of play at the Twin Cities’ best golf courses. This package includes a round of golf for four with cart at the Tournament Players Club, a round of golf for four with cart at the Legends Club, and one round of golf for eight (without cart) at Creeks Bend Golf Course. As a bonus, this package comes with a Wilson Golf Hope Platinum Ladies Complete Golf Set.

Donated by Andrea Arabanos, McGough Construction, Legends Club and Creeks Bend Golf Course.

Value: $1,800.00

#2—Spring Training for four in Fort Myers with the Minnesota Twins

Live out your baseball lover’s dream as you escape the cold in Fort Myers, Florida. You and up to three guests will experience a Twins game and batting practice and a meet and greet with players in a trip that lasts three nights.  Package includes airfare and accommodations.

Trip is subject to confirmation with the team and game schedule.

Donated by Maddie and Joe Mauer

Value: priceless

#3—Four Night Boundary Waters Getaway

Pick from two fantastic options for your four day, four night Boundary Waters getaway:

Lakeside cottage and fishing trip for four. Roundtrip boat transportation from Crane Lake, Minnesota, to Lac La Croix, Ontario, Canada, sets the tone for a restful vacation. This four-night Zup’s Fishing Resort and Canoe Outfitters package includes accommodations at a lakeside cottage, meals, boat, bait and maps.


Camping package for six to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW). Your four night getaway to the BWCAW of Minnesota or Ontario’s Quetico Provincial Park includes roundtrip towboat service to a park entry point, ultra-light Wenonah Kevlar canoes, camping equipment, maps and food for the entire trip.

These packages are available any four consecutive nights between July 15, 2015, and Sept. 15, 2015, based on occupancy at the time of reservation.

Donated by Zup’s Fishing Resort and Canoe Outfitters

Value: $6,000

# 4—Private Dinner and Wine Pairing for Six, Set to Music

Relax and enjoy a catered dinner at your home by Chef Brad Carlson-Greer, owner of BACG Catering and former chef of the Graves Hotel. Choose from three menu options for a wonderful meal with a wine pairing. Local artist Kurt Jorgensen will provide a live, acoustic set of Americana soul music.

Dinner and wine donated by Gillette CEO Barbara Joers. Live music donated by Kurt Jorgensen.

Value: $1,000

#5—Painting from AlexArt

Alexandra Jacobs’ gorgeous watercolor and oil paintings weave together still life and landscape elements. Now you can have a piece of your own. AlexArt collectors include Oprah Winfrey, the State of Minnesota Governor’s Mansion, and the White House.

AlexArt for LOLTC

Donated by AlexArt

Value: priceless

# 6—Four Daughters Vineyard and Winery Private Tasting Party for Six

Embark by chauffeured limo to Four Daughters Vineyard and Winery in Spring Valley, Minnesota, and enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the winery production area. Visit the tank room and learn how the Vogt family makes their delicious wines. Wine tasting will be provided for up to six guests.

Donated by Four Daughters Vineyard and Winery and Andrea Arabanos

Value: $1,100

#7—Flag Bearer for the Minnesota Wild

A rare opportunity! One lucky child will take to the rink as the flag bearer at a 2014-2015 Minnesota Wild home game and receive a team signed jersey as a souvenir! Child must be 8 to 12 years old at the time of the game and an experienced skater.

Game date to be determined.

Donated by the Minnesota Wild

Value: priceless