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2023 AUCTION LOTS
Lot 1 – Catch a STAR! Greta Van Fleet-Signed Guitar
A beautiful vintage cherry red Epiphone SGTM Standard 60s MaestroTM Vibrola electric guitar signed by the members of GRAMMY Award winning, Billboard topping rock band Greta Van Fleet while performing at the Oakland Arena on August 8th of this year, one of their stops along
their Starcatcher world tour. Rock out with this one-of-a-kind guitar and add it to your collection! Thank you to Jimi Dunlop, Dunlop Manufacturing Inc.!
Lot 2 – The Vonsaal Experience for 31!
Tour art studio, hands on fabrication and gift of personalized sabers plus magnums of bubbles, dinner hosted by Richard Von Saal. Buy a spot\ for 31 Guests Join the Vonsaal team in creating a sword worthy
of the finest Champaigns! Come into the Vonsaal world of creation as we
tantalize your tastebuds and inner creator at the Vonsaal Studios. Upon your arrival you will be greeted with a glass of champaign, tour the Vonsaal factory then be seated at the fabrication table. Six courses with champagne and wine pair-
ings will begin. Between the courses you will be whisked out to the factory to create your own Sabor Sword! After the first course you will be lead to the metal shop where the plasma cutter awaits you to cut your saber blade shape from Samurai stainless steel. Back to the table for two
more courses then off to the wood shop to choose your wood species and form your handle. After a bit of cutting and sanding the fourth and fifth courses are served. Then off you go to the leather room to select your leather or vinyl for you vegans
to build your swords sheath. You’ll return to the table for the sixth course, after your last spoon-fed bite my team will bring your Sabor sword assemblies in for inspection to assure your direction! Swords will be completed and shipped to you for the Saboring of lifetimes. Thank you to Richard Von Saal!
Lot 3 – A Seven-Night Dream Vacation with Inspirato!
Enjoy a 7-night vacation with Inspirato at your choice of Baglioni Relais Santa Croce in Florence, Fairmont Orchid in Kohala Coast Hawaii, The Langham London, Viceroy Los Cabos, Rosewood Baha Mar in Nassau Bahamas, or Montage Palmetto Bluff. As the lucky recipient of this Inspirato luxury travel package, you will enjoy an Inspirato luxury vacation, inclusive of all nightly rates, taxes, and fees, a wide selection of travel dates, with one year to make your reservation and two years to complete your trip, an expert pre-trip planning, an on-site concierge, and daily house- keeping and a complimentary 6-Month Inspirato Travel Membership, providing access to hundreds of luxury vacation options at members-only rates. Provided by Inspirato.
Lot 4 – Get Your Game On…Bay Area Style!
The high bidder of this package will secure a great seats to all three of our favorite home teams games this season. Be a Warriors fan in style. Cheer on the Bay Area team with three courtside tickets. Enjoy VIP parking at the Chase Center in San Francisco. Dine on complimentary gourmet food and sip cocktails while you watch the game courtside! Four home game tickets in beautiful Oracle Park. Enjoy the perks of club level seating at Oracle Park! Private restrooms and exclusive food options in the Club Level food court will make your experience cheering for the Giants one you won’t for- get! 4 Sec B110. Enjoy two near the 50-yard line tickets to a 49ers home game. Pack in cold drinks and barbecue for an afternoon of tailgating at Levi’s Stadium with free tailgate parking before your root for the 49ers
inside! Your 50-yard line-ish seats are sure to be the best in the stadium! Biaggi brothers will deter- mine games available at the time of redeeming the ultimate sports package. Must schedule games on mutually agreed upon dates. This offer expires on December 31, 2024. Thank you to Biagi Bros.
Lot 5 – SET SAIL with JEAN-CHARLES BOISSET
Join Jean-Charles Boisset on a romantic cruise for 2 through the legendary wine regions of France’s Rhône River Valley on the luxurious AmaKristina. This seven-night river cruise takes you to historic destinations from Lyon to Arles. Beginning in Lyon, France’s culinary capital you will savor the beauty of legendary vineyards and imbibe in local vintages like Côtes du Rhône and Beaujolais. Go in search of the highly-prized “Black Diamond” truffles, learn how to pair deca- dent chocolate with wine, and discover how olives transform into the Mediterranean’s prized nectar: olive oil. Trace the steps of famous artists in Arles and Carrières de Lumières. There is no better way to experience this journey than by combining the world-class wines of the Boisset Collection with the exquisite culinary events on board, creating a unique, magical and exclusive experience! Thank you to Jean-Charles Boisset!
Lot 6 – Let’s go to…PARADISE
Aaaaaahhh…the magic of Hawaii…who doesn’t need a vacation in paradise?! Alaska Airlines will whisk you and a guest to the Big Island of Hawaii, known as the island with the “most aloha” of them all! Includes round trip air, and six days/five nights in a two-bedroom/two bath Condominium Villa Penthouse in the private and gated community at the Waikoloa Beach Villas in Waikoloa. Certificate good from date of award till December 31, 2024, subject to availability and mutual arrangements on stay dates with Sponsor. No Cash Value. Non-transferrable, No split days and absolutely no extension beyond expiration date. Transportation, Airfare, and golf equipment rental not included. Certificate must be used by December 31, 2024. A condo cleaning fee of $250 will be collected at time of booking. Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org for reservation. Mahalo to Alaska Airlines & the Rely Pio Roda Family.
Lot 7 – Andrew Mazotti Exotic car Experience
Just imagine, a one-of-a-kind lineup of the most eye-catching exotic cars in the world delivered to the homes of four adventurous couples (if in Napa Valley) or at an agreed upon location. Choose your dream ride between an Aston Martin, Lamborghini, Ferrari and McLaren. You’ll start the day with gourmet coffee service, a tutorial on operating the vehicles, a review of the route to the Pacific coastline, then rev up and go! Meander west to the coast where lunch will be provided at Nick’s Cove, on the shores of Tomales Bay. Reserved VIP parking at the restaurant will welcome you before you enjoy a delicious meal in their new waterfront private dining room. Next, you’ll shift back to Napa Valley where you’ll enjoy a private wine tasting experience (location to be determined) followed by a short break to freshen up for dinner. Slide back into your rides for the final stretch and cap the day off with a gourmet dinner at St. Helena’s Michelin-star PRESS restaurant. After dinner, you’ll be chauffeured home in comfort by private car service. A day to remember to be sure! Your exclusive driving and dining experience is made possible by Napa Valley Car Club, Nick’s Cove and PRESS Restaurant
Lot 8 – Date Night For a Year!
Date Night You and your sweetie will enjoy 12 wonderful experiences at some of the Valley’s most celebrated restaurants, plus a case of Beringer Vineyard Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon so you can bring a bottle on each date! Restaurants include Allegria, Angéle, Bottega, Brix, Celadon, Charlie Palmer Steak, Cole’s Chophouse, Goose & Gander, Il Posto, Morimoto, Oenotri, and Scala Osteria. Enjoy a year of dining extravagance! Thank you to Debra Dommen of Treasury Wine Estates, and the participating restaurants!