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Exciting Live Auction Items - Gala 2017

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Esperanza Resort

Ocean View Villa at Esperanza Resort in Cabo San Lucas for One Week

Enjoy the lap of luxury during your one week stay in a stunning three-bedroom, ocean view villa at Esperanza Resort in spectacular Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (sleeps 6).

Saturday, October 21 to Friday, October 27, 2018.

Courtesy of Friends of French Hospital

Spanish Peaks in Big Sky

Montana Getaway at the Spanish Peaks Mountain Club for 5 Nights for 10 

Head to Big Sky, Montana to the luxurious Settlement Residence (sleeps up to 10) at Spanish Peaks Mountain Club, a private golf and ski community. In summer, lodging includes a round of golf, plus access to private hiking and biking trails. In winter, lodging includes access to the Ski Resort and private ski trails. Both seasons include access to all Club programs and activities. Experience Montana in style!

Mutually agreeable dates.

Courtesy of Straight Down Clothing Co.

Cal Poly Football

Travel with Cal Poly Football to Idaho for 2

Travel with the Cal Poly Football team when they charter to Pocatello, Idaho to watch the Mustangs take on Idaho State on Saturday, September 30, 2017! Your trip begins on Friday, September 29 and includes roundtrip charter transportation with the team from Santa Maria, hotel accommodations, two tickets to Saturday's game, and transportation while in Pocatello. Experience a great time with other Mustang fans, including Alan and Cathy Iftiniuk and Aaron and Erin Steed!

September 29-30, 2017.

Courtesy of Cal Poly Athletics

The Voice

VIP Tickets to The Voice for 2

Head to one of the hottest shows with two VIP Tickets! Watch contestants perform, hear the judges banter and cast your own votes!   

Courtesy of Friends of French Hospital

Ventana Grill

Dine at Coastal Favorites for 6 - Oyster Loft, Ventana Grill, Wooly's & Flagship

You and five friends will enjoy breakfast at Flagship, brunch at Ventana Grill, lunch at Wooly's and dinner at Oyster Loft! All of these restaurants provide a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean and delicious food. 

Mutually agreeable dates.

Courtesy Flagship, Oyster Loft, Wooly's, and Ventana Grill

Tolosa Winery

Edna Valley Wine Package & Getaway for 4

Enjoy a two night stay for four people at Tolosa Winery's Edna Valley Ranch House. This package also includes a private tasting at Tolosa for 4, a magnum of Tolosa's flagship Primera Pinot Noir, a large photograph printed on canvas from Tolosa photographer Duane Hall, a magnum of Alpha Omega's flagship Era Cabernet Sauvignon, and dinner for 4 at a local restaurant.

Mutually agreeable date.

Courtesy of Tolosa Winery and Alpha Omega 

Ernie Ball Electric Guitar

Limited Edition Ernie Ball/Music Man Steve Lukather Luke III Electric Guitar

Take home this stunning limited edition electric guitar from Ernie Ball/Music Man. This Steve Lukather Luke III has a limited edition "Starry Night" Sparkle Finish. Features include a roasted figured maple neck with ebony finger board, 2 custom Dimarzio Steve Lukather Pickups, custom pickup wiring with 25k Boost, chrome hardware, and SKB hard shell case. Made locally in San Luis Obispo! 

Courtesy of Ernie Ball

1989 Chateau Mounton Rothschild Double Magnum

Ciopinot Dinner for 6 & a 1989 Chateau Mounton Rothschild Double Magnum

Enjoy an incredible dinner for six at Ciopinot Seafood Grille - a Central Coast favorite known for their gourmet seafood dishes, warm atmosphere, and extensive wine selection. This dinner is the perfect setting to celebrate a special occasion or to simply enjoy a delightful meal with loved ones. You'll also receive an exciting Double Magnum of 1989 Chateau Mounton Rothschild - rated 99 points by Wine Spectator. This rare magnum is worth thousands of dollars!

Courtesy of Ciopinot Seafood Grille and Dr. Scott & Dana Robertson

Angel Wings (Sample Only)

Sample only; not actual art

Copper Angel Wings Sculpture - To be installed at French Hospital with Donor Plaque

Support the power of healing art at French Hospital for patients and visitors! A stunning copper Angel Wings sculpture has been created by local artist Sean Beauchamp to grace French Hospital's Healing Garden. Following tradition of other Angel Wings at French Hospital, the winning bidder will be donating this sculpture back to the hospital to be permanently placed in a prominent location in the Healing Garden. The winning bidder will be recognized with a permanent plaque next to the art for their generosity and will also take home a smaller version of these copper wings for themselves.

Courtesy of Sean Beauchamp & Southpaw Signs


VIP Bubblyfest Package

If you love bubbly, this one's for you! This package includes 2 Weekend VIP Tickets to Bubblyfest in Avila Beach, which includes Winemaker Seminars, Corks & Cocktails Party, VIP Grand Tasting and more. You will also receive a 36-bottle mini wine fridge pre-stocked with bubbles and a one-year quarterly Club Bubbly membership to help replenish your bubbly supply!

Bubblyfest is held October 6-8, 2017.

Courtesy of Bubblyfest, Tracy Bogue, Holly Holliday, & Idler's Home

Daou Vineyards & Winery

Winemakers Dinner at DAOU Vineyards for 8

Enjoy stunning views, world-class wine and gourmet food at the spectacular DAOU Vineyards and Winery! Your five course dinner provided by an on-site chef will be perfectly paired with award winning wine. Travel in luxury to this special event in a private limousine.  

Mutually agreeable date.

Courtesy of DAOU Vineyards & Winery

VIP Gala Table

VIP Table at the 2018 Gala

Enjoy an incredible evening at the 2018 Celebration of Caring Gala at our special VIP Table. The evening starts as you are shuttled to the event in your private limousine! You will receive complimentary champagne and dedicated concierge servers. At the event, your VIP Table will be elaborately decorated to stand out from the crowd and includes special individual gift baskets for you and your guests.

Date TBD.

Courtesy of French Hospital

Other Exciting Auction Items

Our extensive auction also includes many other incredible items, including:

  • Handcrafted Lightning Recumbent Bike
  • Custom Guitar
  • VIP Tickets to The Ellen DeGeneres Show
  • Shaver Lake Getaway
  • Wine packages and experiences from Grey Wolf Cellars, Ancient Peaks Winery, Cypher, Kinero, Tooth & Nail Winery, Le Vigne and more!
  • Magnums from Turley Wine Cellars, Stephen Ross Wine Cellars, Denner, Verdad Wine Cellars, Herman Story, Epoch Estate Wines, Halter Ranch and more!
  • Gift Baskets from WeOlive, TheraBee, Re:Find Handcrafted Spirits,  The Groves on 41, Crushed Grape, Yes Artisan Beverages and more!
  • Jewelry by Dang Brave Girl, Le French Shoppe and more! 
  • Photography by Curtis Essen, Look Twice Photography
  • And much more!