Guests will enjoy a fun packed event including a unique silent auction featuring the opportunity view and bid on elegant tablescapes created by local highly talented designers. Each designer will display their talent by showcasing their one-of-a-kind tablescape design. Lucky winning biders will take home all items featured in the tablescape.
Fair Market Value: $6,500
C. Mariani Antiques has beautifully handcrafted this custom reproduction of the iconic Loop Chair, originally designed by Frances Elkins in the 1930’s. This fabulous side chair is a timeless classic, featuring a ribbon loop design. Chelsea Court Designs updated the design of this chair with a stunning soft gray lacquer finish, complemented by a durable and sleek champagne faux satin upholstered seat. This stylish chair design epitomizes classic modern elegance, making it a striking accent chair in a living room or study, or as a breathtaking dining room set. See for yourself. This beautiful chair is located in our tablescape area. Local delivery can be arranged.
Thank you C. Mariani Antiques
Fair Market Value: $5,500
Enjoy a three night stay at the 5-star Blantyre Gilded Mansion in the magnificent Berkshires (Lenox, MA) where three U.S. Presidents have stayed as well as Winston Churchill and decades of world-renowned celebrities and captains of industry.
Located on 100 acres, this gilded age hotel has been awarded one of the best hotels in the world by Travel & Leisure Magazine and was the first hotel in the United States to receive the coveted Relais & Chateau designation. Blantyre’s wine cellar is considered one of the top 10 in the world offering over 10,500 bottles.
Included in this package is a wonderful bottle of champagne and welcome treats upon arrival, daily breakfast in the conservatory, a 5-course dinner in the private and very romantic Moire dining room, a wine and cheese tasting, and a cooking lesson.
This item is subject to availability
Thank you Linda Law, Blantyre
Fair Market Value: $550
While working in elegant surroundings you will create your own scent, which can remain a perfume or infused into one of the available skin care products. Each guest will take home their custom creation. Prior to class, you will tour the laboratories to view the magical process of creating scent notes.
To add to your overall enjoyment, the class includes appetizers from the famed Dean & Deluca and Prosecco. All are sure to enjoy the overall elegance and fun of this experience.
Thank you Perfumer’s Apprentice and Mary Watson
Fair Market Value: $2500
OYSTERS ON THE HALF SHELL WITH PROSECCO GRANITA
CLAMES, BARBECUED WITH TABASCO BUTTER
WATERCRESS AND ENDIVE WITH VERJUS VINAIGRETTE
LARRY’S FAMOUS GUMBO WITH CORNBREAD MUFFINS
SNAKE RIVER FARM WAGYU GOLD TENDERLOIN ROAST
ROASTED POLENTA, MUSHROOMS AND BALSAMIC REDUCTION
CHARDONNAY AND CABERNET SAUVIGNON
PROFITEROLE AND RASBERRY
Restrictions: Non-smoking home
Thank you Gigi Cox
Fair Market Value: $1234*
Enjoy three nights in this mountain retreat, which was built by the owner’s grandfather in 1958. All linens, towels and housekeeping provided. Located in Yosemite Park in the quaint town of Wawona, this recently remodeled little bungalow sleeps up to six people. The legendary Wawona Hotel and golf course, as well as some wonderful swimming holes, are within walking distance. Horseback riding, numerous hiking trails, fishing and snow or water skiing are nearby. Located approximately 25 miles from Yosemite Valley, 20 miles from Bass Lake and 20 miles from Badger Pass Ski Resort.
Depending on availability, stay is for the months of September 2017 through November 2017, and for 2018: March and April; September through mid-November excluding the week before and after Labor Day.
*seasonal value fluctuations
Thank you Drennon, Longinetti and Scherer families
Fair Market Value: $1650
Enjoy wearing this artistic ring representative of Italian style.
Ring is 18kt gold and wood with 14 turquoise stones and is a size 6 ½ . The ring cannot be resized.
Antonia Miletto Gioielli, Italian jewelry designer, splits her time between New York City and Venice, Italy. Her pieces are a union of contrasting elements: faceted gemstones, resin, rare woods, ebony, and precious metals set in 18K gold or sterling silver.
All pieces are finished by hand by craftsmen in Milan and Florence
“Italians have always been known for their strong aesthetic and the high quality of their artisan tradition.”
Thank you Ben Shemano Jewelry, San Francisco
Fair Market Value: $1750
Bangle by Antonia Miletto
Enjoy wearing this versatile artistic piece.
Bangle is 18kt gold (21.2 grams) and wood with ten diamonds (.50 ctw).
All pieces are finished by hand by craftsmen in Milan and Florence.
Fair Market Value: $1025
Enjoy a three (3) night stay at the North Shore of Lake Tahoe close to North Star and Squaw ski resorts. This lovely condo sleeps 10 and is located in a private community on the lake. Amenities include:
Excludes the following dates: 11/18-26; 12/21-1/1/2018; 1/12-16/2018; 2/16-20/2018; 5/24-29/2018; 6/28-7/8/2018; 8/30-9/9/2018
Thank you David and Khanh Russo
Fair Market Value: $1500
Located in coveted Alta Heights*, this recently remodeled charming designer – owned cottage, within walking distance to downtown Napa, offers guests luxury, privacy and convenience. Oxbow Market and the Wine Train are down the street!
A complimentary welcome gift of two bottles of wine (one red and one white) from the region will greet you upon your arrival.
Eligible stay is for the period of January 15, 2018 through February 28, 2018 for up to four people.
Thank you Janet Merriman
*Alta Heights is an eclectic residential area that includes cottages, mansions, parks and schools. Great area for running as traffic is minimal. Head down the street across the Silverado Trail to the Oxbow Market for a coffee, multiple food vendors -including Gott's and Model Bakery, not to mention market fresh produce on Saturday mornings. Carry on around the RiverWalk to downtown for wine tasting, shopping and more. Paddle board or kayak the Napa river. Cycle on one of the many quiet vineyard roads waiting to tour you through the valley or up the hills.
Fair Market Value: $400
At House Family Vineyards, you will enjoy a complimentary wine tasting for up to four people, complimented with two cheese platters to share and a panoramic view of the Valley. Recently named the most exciting new producer in the Santa Cruz Mountains by Sommelier Journal , thisfamily-owned and operated business is located on a 73-acre family compound above Saratoga.
After sipping up an appetite, head over to La Fondue for dinner.
La Fondue is located in the center of Saratoga Village on Big Basin Way. The restaurant’s interior reflects a new interpretation of European design that avoids cliché interpretations. La Fondue offers a unique “chill out” dining experience, a little bit glamorous, a little bit classic. Mood and food at its best.
Le Freak dinner for two includes:
Thank you House Family Vineyards and LaFondue
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