• Image of hands making a pastry The Art of the Pastry

    The Art of the Pastry

    Donated by Maya Erickson and 18 Reasons

    Ready to master the macaron or triumph over the tart? Your dreams of creating stunning and delicious pastry delights are just a paddle raise away. Acclaimed pastry chef Maya Erickson will be your guide during this private class for up to 10 hosted at 18 Reasons, Bi-Rite’s beautiful community and event space. Named a 2015 SF Chronicle Rising Star and 2013 Zagat’s 30 under 30, Maya also received a nomination Food & Wine’s Best New Pastry Chef. Formerly the Head Pastry Chef at San Francisco’s Michelin-starred Lazy Bear, she is now pastry chef at Langbaan, Portland’s renowned Thai restaurant with a months-long waiting list.

    • Private two-hour pastry class for up to 10 with nationally recognized pastry chef Maya Erickson
    • Class options include: 1) French Macaron: basics and principles including flavor concepts, piping, and filling 2)Tartlets for a Sweetheart: basics of tart dough, filling, and decoration 3) or a dessert decided by mutual agreement
    • Hosted at 18 Reasons located on 18th street in the heart of the Mission District


    Auction Package Notes:
    Available dates are January 13, 2020 and February 10, 2020
    Advance booking required and time must be mutually agreed upon by winner, Chef Erickson, and 18 Reasons
    Must be booked by December 1, 2019


  • Sun Valley for All Seasons

    Sun Valley for All Seasons

    Donated by Bart and Ditty Deamer

    Plan your weeklong escape to Idaho’s famed Sun Valley in a spacious apartment with majestic views and easy access to all the amenities and activities that Sun Valley has to offer. Your stay will include a private VIP tour of The Argyros, the brand new 25,000-square foot performing arts complex that presents national and international artists – and next July featuring ODC/Dance.

    • Available for both winter and summer escapes
    • One week stay in a spacious apartment with 3 bedrooms that sleeps up to 6 guests with daily maid service included
    • Access to all amenities and activities of the Sun Valley Lodge including heated outdoor pool, skating rink, spa
    • Easy access to ski runs, bike paths, and golf course


    Auction Package Value: $4,500

    Auction Package Notes
    Subject to availability. Advance booking required
    Not available December 27, 2019 - January 2, 2020
    Must be booked by March 31, 2020
    Must be redeemed by September 1, 2020

  • Image of the interior of ODC Theater Movie Night at ODC Theater

    Movie Night at ODC Theater

    Donated by ODC

    You choose the film, we’ll provide the drinks and popcorn. With a 32-foot wide screen, Meyer Sound audio system, brand new top of the line Panasonic projector, high ceilings and exposed brick walls, ODC's B. Way Theater is the perfect spot to gather your group of up to 100 guests for a private screening of the film of your choice (as long as it’s available).

    • Four-hour rental period of the B’Way Theater and lobby area with event support staff including front of house and production
    • Popcorn, wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages for up to 100 guests
    • Additional catering can be brought in at auction winner’s expense


    Auction Package Value: $3,000

    Auction Package Notes
    Subject to availability. Advance booking required
    Must be booked by March 31, 2020
    Must be redeemed by September 30, 2020


  • Coppola Cabana: An Exclusive Afternoon at the Francis Ford Coppola Winery

    Coppola Cabana: An Exclusive Afternoon at the Francis Ford Coppola Winery

    Donated by Eleanor and Francis Ford Coppola

    Enjoy a day of summer fun at Francis Ford Coppola Winery’s swimming pool with the use of 2 private Cabines steps from two gorgeous pools totaling 3,600 square foot. The package for up to 8 guests includes pool passes, reserved chaise lounges, Francis Coppola Reserve wine, lunch from the Pool Café, and a VIP tour of the vineyards and tasting.

    • Two private cabines equipped with showers
    • Eight pool passes, eight chaise lounges, use of four towels
    • Lunch from the Pool Café (up to $200)
    • Two bottles of Francis Coppola Reserve wine
    • VIP Tour of the exquisite vineyards and customized tasting
    • Unlimited bocce ball games


    Auction Package Value: $1,240

    Auction Package Notes:
    Subject to availability
    Advance booking required
    Holidays excluded (Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day)
    Non-transferrable once date is booked
    Package expires September 29, 2020


  • Image of Epicure Restuarant Paris from the Rive Gauche

    Paris from the Rive Gauche

    Donated by Timothy Streb and Le Bristol Paris

    Delight in the City of Light in a gracious flat in the Rive Gauche neighborhood Saint-Germain-des-Prés. You and your guests will experience Paris like locals amongst the lively cafés, upscale art galleries, designer boutiques, acclaimed restaurants, and cozy neighborhood wine bars. Enhance your wonderful stay in Paris with a lunch or dinner for 2 at L’Epicure, the legendary Michelin three-star restaurant located in the classic elegance of Le Bristol Paris Hotel. Chef Eric Frechon will welcome you with a tasting menu with paired wines.

    • One week stay in a 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath flat for up to 4 on a quiet street in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, in close proximity to many cafes, boutiques, historic sights and museums
    • Fully equipped French kitchen, panoramic views of Eglise Saint-Germain-des-Prés and its medieval abbey
    • Lunch or dinner for 2 at the world-acclaimed L’Epicure with sommelier selected wine pairings


    Auction Package Value: $6,000

    Auction Package Notes
    Flat: Subject to availability
    Advance reservation is required
    The flat is a fully-furnished three-story walk-up
    Available for stay November, December 1–15 , January, February, March, and April
    Redemption/Stay must be before December 15, 2020
    L’Epicure: Advance reservation is required
    Must be redeemed by September 30, 2020

  • Image of dancer in dead reckoning On Tour with ODC in New York City

    On Tour with ODC in New York City

    Donated by ODC

    Join ODC/Dance for an inspiring long weekend in New York City. You and a guest will live the life of an ODC dancer – join the company for rehearsal and observe technical and dress runs as they prepare for performances at The Joyce Theater and City Center. The weekend will also include a cocktail party hosted by ODC Board Vice President Mary Margaret Jones, tickets to ODC’s performance at The Joyce Theater, and access to the company’s APAP (Association of Performing Arts Professionals) Conference showcases at City Center.

    • Invitation for two to an exclusive cocktail party on Friday, January 10, 2020 at ODC Board Member’s SoHo home
    • Two tickets to the Saturday, January 11, 2020, 8:00PM performance of The American Dance Platform: Embodiment Project and ODC/Dance at the Joyce Theater
    • Access for two to ODC/Dance showcase performances on Sunday January 12, 2020 at New York City Center
    • Standard lodging in the hotel with the company
    • Curated menu of theater, dance, and music showcases


    Auction Package Value: Priceless

    Auction Package Notes
    Events and activities are scheduled for January 9-12, 2020 in New York City
    Advance booking by October 31, 2019 is required in order to secure accommodations at the company's hotel
    Package includes standard lodging, performance tickets and some meals
    Package does not include travel to and from New York City


  • Image of Villa in Capri The Magic of Capri

    The Magic of Capri

    Donated by Alison and Will Parente

    The island of Capri, located just off the coast of Naples, Italy, has been an exclusive retreat and resort since the time of the Roman Republic. It’s been a haven for writers and artists who have been drawn to the spectacular beauty of the island. You too can be enchanted by the magic of Capri during your stay at the magnificent Villa Monte San Michele. Owned by one of the princes of Capri and available only to friends of the family (of which ODC Is one), the expansive grounds, orchards and allées make Villa Monte San Michele an oasis of serenity. Step onto the balcony of your bedroom to take in the magnificent views of the island, the Tyrrhenian Sea, and the Bay of Naples. Wander among the lemon trees and classical statues. Enjoy a refreshing swim in the beautiful cliff-top swimming pool. Stroll down the hill to the main piazza in Capri with excellent restaurants, upscale shops, and rustic backstreet markets.

    • One week stay in a spectacular hilltop villa with 6 bedrooms for up to 10 guests
    • Villa is cared for by Constanza and Salvatore, the warm and welcoming housekeeper and caretaker
    • Separate arrangements can be made for a private chef during your stay


    Auction Package Value: $14,000

    Auction Package Notes
    Available for stay only April 25 - May 2, 2020 (dates may not be changed)
    Package does not include travel to and from Capri
    Advance reservation is required


  • Image of a salad accompanied by Mcevoy's olive oil Premium Drawing Prize: An Afternoon at McEvoy Ranch

    Premium Drawing Prize: An Afternoon at McEvoy Ranch

    Donated by Nion McEvoy and Leslie Berriman
    *only 100 chances to play – $100 per chance.

    $100 is a small sum to pay for an opportunity to win an incredible afternoon at McEvoy Ranch for a group of 10. One very lucky winner and 9 of their even luckier friends will embark on an exclusive private walking tour of McEvoy Ranch.

    Explore the orchards, vineyards, olive mill, gardens, artwork, and architecturally captivating structures. Learn about the history and pioneering founders of this family-owned ranch and their commitment to sustainable agriculture and winemaking — a truly unique experience!

    Following your private tour, enjoy a one-of-a-kind, seasonally inspired lunch prepared for you by Nion McEvoy’s personal chef, Mark Rohrmeier. Your menu will feature award-winning McEvoy Ranch olive oil and fresh ingredients gathered from its certified organic garden and be paired with McEvoy’s distinctive, limited production wines.


    Premium Drawing Prize Value: $3,000

    Auction Package Notes
    Advance booking is required. Subject to availability
    Valid February - October, 2020