STARRY STARRY NIGHT LIVE AUCTION
RAISE YOUR PADDLE FOR ONE OF EIGHT LUXURIOUS EXPERIENCES
BASEBALL SPECTACULAR: PRIVATE BOX AT PETCO PARK FOR 23 + TONY GWYNN MEMORABILIA!
Enjoy a 2016 San Diego Padres game with 22 of your friends in the Cox Communications Toyota Terrace Suite at PETCO Park! Relax in comfort and cheer on the home team with complimentary food/beverages and 6 parking passes. But that’s not all—this prize also includes fabulous baseball memorabilia from “Mr. Padre” himself: a very rare Official Autographed Tony Gwynn 8th National League Title Batting Championship bat, accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Alicia Gwynn. In Gwynn’s 8th and final batting championship year, he autographed 372 bats, matching his .372 average for the year. These bats were the first items of memorabilia Tony signed upon being inducted into Cooperstown. This is bat number 365 of 372. You will also receive a photograph of Tony’s 1st Major League Hit (no such photos exist for any other Hall of Famer) and an unused ticket to the game in Montreal when Tony got his 3,000th hit. Game date to be determined with Cox Communications for the 2016 season. Special thanks to Dave Bialis and Cox Communications and to Craig and Rebecca Irving.
RELAX AT RANCHO LA PUERTA SPA—ONE LUXURY WEEK FOR TWO GUESTS
Escape from life’s stress and distractions—take a 7-night spa vacation that empowers your true self. The Ranch encourages integrative wellness for women and men of all ages and fitness levels through exciting, energetic fitness options, delicious organic cuisine, and pure fun and relaxation. Voted “World’s Best Destination Spa” by readers of Travel + Leisure magazine in 2014, and located just 45 miles southeast of San Diego, it rests in the embrace of sacred Mt. Kuchumaa’s foothills. In this paradise for nature-lovers, walkers, and adventurous hikers, 3,000 private acres of rolling terrain afford each guest panoramic sights, trails (beginner to advanced), and an expansive feeling of freedom and well-being. 7-night, Saturday to Saturday stay. Includes accommodations, food, scheduled transportation (Saturdays only) and full program. Valid for arrivals until September 2017. Certificate valid for July–December stays, subject to availability. Blackout dates apply. Non-transferable to other guests. No cash value. Cannot be sold. Special thanks to Rancho La Puerta.
KAUAI DREAM: A WEEK IN THE HANALEI BAY HOUSE!
Come enjoy the beautiful, tropical Hanalei Bay House, adjacent to breathtaking Hanalei Bay on the lush North Shore of Kauai—this is an inviting and beautifully appointed home that offers island luxury and understated elegance. The spectacular home is spacious enough to accommodate 12 guests comfortably with 2 master suites, 3 bedrooms, and 4.5 bathrooms. It offers both ocean and mountain views with the heart of historic Hanalei Town just a short two-block stroll away. The home is filled with everything you need for a memorable beach week in Kauai with family or friends! Available in 2015: 11/14–11/21; or in 2016: 4/30–5/7, 5/14–5/21, 9/3–9/10, and 10/1–10/8. Subject to availability based on current bookings. Refundable damage deposit of $1,500 is required, plus non-refundable cleaning fee ($725). Special thanks to Lany and Alex Zikakis.
CATERED IN-HOME FIVE-COURSE MEAL FOR 20
From Starry Starry Night’s brilliant and creative planning team, enjoy a personalized evening of fun and fine food for you and 19 friends. First, Janice Dodge will create authentic décor for you and your guests with custom table designs, florals, and personalized menus. Then, indulge in the bespoke menu design of Andrew Spurgin and the quality and service of Culinary Concepts in a five-course meal, complete with two servers, a culinary staff, and suggested wine pairings. To top it off, enjoy Snake Oil Cocktail Co.’s renowned signature beverages with a curated craft cocktail, bar and dinner wine service and a professional mixologist. Special thanks to Janice Dodge, Andrew Spurgin, Culinary Concepts, and Snake Oil Cocktail Co.
BROADWAY BOUND—GREAT THEATER IN THE BIG APPLE!
Your vacation begins with first class travel aboard the exclusive Delta Air Lines Delta One. Enjoy fine dining, 180-degree flat-bed seats, premium entertainment and personalized Sky Priority® service: expedited security, premium boarding, and baggage handling. Experience 5-star, world-class accommodations for 3 nights at the historic Sherry-Netherland in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, just minutes from Central Park and luxury shopping. You’ll sit in the best seats in the house at two popular Broadway plays, selected during your special pre-trip lunch with La Jolla Playhouse Managing Director, Michael Rosenberg. The Playhouse is donating 2 tickets for each of the remaining 4 productions of their 2015-16 season. Sherry Netherland hotel stay valid through 9/19/2016 (blackout dates: 10/31 to 12/16/2015). Reserve at least 2 weeks in advance; gratuities and incidental charges not included. Delta roundtrip flights depart/return to Los Angeles International Airport. No blackout dates. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights. Bag fees and applicable U.S. Customs or Department of Agriculture users’ fees, and any other airport surcharges or departure taxes are the responsibility of the winner. Fees, taxes, and other charges will be determined at the time of ticketing. SkyMiles accrual and upgrades are not permitted. Special thanks to Delta Air Lines, The Sherry Netherland, the La Jolla Playhouse, Andrée Morin and Amy Ginnow, and Stephanie Bergsma and Dwight Hare.
FOUR SEASONS OF FUN IN THE TETONS
Experience the magic and wonder of Jackson Hole, Wyoming—and no blackout dates! Enjoy the natural wilderness of the Grand Teton Mountains for a week’s stay in a 2-bedroom condo suite at the luxurious Four Seasons Jackson Hole Resort. Encounter the grandeur of the majestic mountains, abundant wildlife, and pristine natural beauty—an amazing adventure is in store, as you enjoy endless outdoor activities from which to choose. Available to the winner anytime during the year, it is a perfect location for a ski-in/ski-out vacation for family or friends, or for a summer alpine escape! Value: $10,000. Transportation is not included. Advance booking with owner required. No blackout dates! Donated by friends of Voices for Children.
HOTTEST BASEBALL TICKETS IN TOWN: FOUR TICKETS TO THE 2016 ALL-STAR WEEKEND & ALL-STAR GAME AT PETCO PARK!
Value of tickets: up to $1,500 each ($6,000 for four); but they will be very rare and hard to find.
The San Diego Padres and the City of San Diego are proud to host the 87th Major League Baseball All-Star Weekend at Petco Park July 10–12, 2016. If you are the lucky winner of this prize, you and three guests can be part of the All-Star Weekend and have four premiere seats for the big game July 12th! Because MLB controls the inventory for this event, it will be hard to get tickets—especially good ones! But thanks to our friends at Cox Communications, if you’re the lucky winner, you can see what is sure to be a stellar game of baseball by the league’s best players. In addition, you’ll enjoy the MLB Home Run Derby with baseball’s best power hitters and have tickets to the MLB Futures and Legends Game, a showcase of minor league talent, and the MLB All-Star FanFest — various attractions and live entertainment including autograph sessions, souvenirs, memorabilia, and more for baseball fans of all ages. Special thanks to Dave Bialis and Cox Communications.
GOURMET DINING FOR 30 AT PAMPLEMOUSSE GRILLE
Master chef Jeffrey Strauss invites you to indulge your culinary senses with a catered dinner with paired wine selections for 30 guests in Pamplemousse Grille’s fabulous private dining room. Invite your friends and family, or celebrate a major life milestone! Pamplemousse has long been one of San Diego’s best restaurants—with this prize, you will enjoy Jeffrey’s spectacular cuisine in an intimate setting. Includes a speciallydesigned multi-course gourmet dinner for 30 guests with wine pairings from the spectacular Pamplemousse cellar, all generously donated by Chef Jeffrey Strauss. Reservation must be scheduled in advance and is based on availability of the private dining room. Not available on major holidays. Does not include gratuity. Dinner must be redeemed by September 19, 2016. Special thanks to Jeffrey Strauss and Pamplemousse Grille.
TAKE A CHANCE!
OPPORTUNITY DRAWING TICKETS ARE $100 EACH OR SIX FOR $500. WIN ONE OF SEVEN FABULOUS PRIZES.
(Need not be present to win.)
ROCK ON! FOUR “HANG FIVE” VIP TICKETS TO KAABOO 2016
Experience the hottest festival is Southern California right here in Del Mar. Win four “Hang Five” VIP Passes to next year’s KAABOO, September 16–18, 2016, with special access to VIP-only pre-festival performances, exclusive viewing areas, food, lounges, and luxury seating. Courtesy of KAABOO.
SARATOGA/LOS GATOS GOLF WEEKEND
Foursome at La Rinconada Country Club in Los Gatos, with its panoramic views and a challenging course. Gourmet Greek dinner at Dio Deka — the only Greek restaurant in the U.S. with a Michelin Star. Stay at the beautiful Inn at Saratoga (one night with two rooms or two nights with one room). Courtesy of La Rinconada Country Club, Dio Deka, and the Inn at Saratoga.
EXPERIENCE “DANCING WITH THE STARS” UP CLOSE & PERSONAL!
You’re invited for an exclusive live taping in Los Angeles of the TV series, “Dancing with the Stars.” Includes overnight hotel accommodations in Los Angeles. Courtesy of On-Camera Audiences.
VIP TABLE FOR 10 AT THE SAN DIEGO POLO CLUB !
Enjoy an exciting polo match during the San Diego Polo Club’s 2016 season with a VIP table for 10. The San Diego Polo Club’s social scene is rated one of the top in the country among polo clubs and you’ll have access to two full bars and fantastic cuisine. Courtesy of San Diego Polo Club.
RELAXING GETAWAY TO LA CASA DEL ZORRO
In the Anza Borrego Desert, enjoy two nights at the legendary and recently renovated La Casa Del Zorro Resort & Spa in Borrego Springs. Included in this package are welcome beverages and breakfast each morning. Courtesy of La Casa Del Zorro Resort & Spa.
A weekend of luxury and music in Downtown San Diego. Watch a Saturday night performance of a 2015–2016 Winter Season concert by the San Diego Symphony, then stay overnight at The Westgate Hotel. Finish your stay with the Westgate’s famous Sunday Brunch for two. Courtesy of The Westgate Hotel and the San Diego Symphony.
SAN DIEGO AVIATORS VIP TENNIS EXPERIENCE
Cheer on San Diego’s own professional tennis team, the San Diego Aviators! You and three friends will enjoy a VIP dinner and premium seating at one game during the 2016 season. Courtesy of San Diego Aviators.