If you are an avid viewer of Fox's American Idol, get your checkbooks ready and head to the showroom Saturday evening for an opportunity to bid on two VIP tickets to the penultimate performance show on May 18, plus a meeting with host Ryan Seacrest.
It's all part of Friends of West Hollywood Elementary's 14th Annual Martini Mixer & Silent Auction. One hundred percent of the winning bids will go toward "maintaining the school's excellent standards," according to the group.
Tickets are $75 at the door or $50 by 6 p.m. Friday in the front lobby of the at 970 N. Hammond St. The event includes a martini or margarita, and hors d'oeuvres from Weho hot spot Sur Restaurant.
If Idol is not your thing, how about a private preview with Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen of their 2012 Resort collection, with 60 percent off any purchase from The Row clothing line? Or a Simpsons script signed by Matt Groening and the entire voice cast?
Among the other notable auction items are hotel stays at and , a year's worth of valet parking at the Grove, tickets to the Ellen DeGeneres Show and Dancing with the Stars, and bags from Gucci, Tod's, Ferragamo, Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs and Ted Baker.