forbes mill - chef`s table - Walt Disney Elementary School

Live Auction Item 1
Indulge in an elegant evening out with friends eating
fabulous food and drinking fine wine at Forbes Mill, one of
Danville’s culinary gems. This restaurant is known for
combining excellent food and distinguished service in a
stylish and comfortable environment.
This gourmet Chef’s Tasting Menu includes a five-course
dinner for four*. You will have the opportunity to discuss
dining preferences with the chef who will then prepare a
special meal for you and your guests. Every mouthwatering course will be paired with wines selected by the
This will surely be a memorable and unique dining
experience at one of Danville’s finest restaurants.
Donated by: Forbes Mill Steakhouse
*Redeemable Sunday through Thursday only. Gratuity not included. Please
make reservations one week in advance.
Live Auction Item 2
Discover your child’s inner artist! Walt Disney’s own art
docent, Mrs. Haynes, will guide your child and up to nine
friends in a canvas art project of your choice.* The kids can
create one large collage canvas for you to treasure forever
or ten smaller individual canvases. Don’t miss out on this
opportunity for your child to create a special keepsake with
Donated by: Mrs. Haynes
*A mutually convenient date and time to be agreed upon by winner and Mrs.
Haynes. Art session will be two hours and can be held in the MPR or at an
on-site location hosted by the winner. Mrs. Haynes will provide canvases
and all art supplies needed to complete the project.
Live Auction Item 3
From: May 1, 2015 – April 30, 2016
One lucky bidder is about to “get their beer on” at Norm’s
in Danville! The purchaser of this auction item will be
filling (2) 25 oz. mugs of beer EVERY WEEK FOR AN
ENTIRE YEAR. In addition to your well-earned bragging
rights, you will also have a personalized 25 oz. mug that
will reside at Norm's Place. Your mug will have Walt
Disney Elementary engraved on it and your name will be
engraved on the adjacent plaque.
Also included in this frosty beverage package is a gift
basket that has a Norm’s Place “Best Head in Town” Tee
and (2) Budweiser bottles.
So, get your bidding numbers out and raise them loud and
proud. After all, this is NOT the silent auction…
Donated by: Norm’s Place in Danville
Live Auction Item 4
(buy-in for 3 children and a guest)
Event Date: April 24, 2015 from 5:45 - 10:30 pm
Let Mr. Haar and Mr. Peppler take your child out to a ball
game! The Oakland A’s play the Houston Astros on Friday,
April 24th. Each of the three lucky winners will be able to
invite a guest to share this experience. Dinner is included
and will consist of a hot dog, soda, and bag of peanuts. Your
child will never forget this special night at the ballpark!
Children will be transported from Walt Disney Elementary
to the ball game and back by Mr. Haar.
Donated by: Mr. Haar & Mr. Peppler
*Limited to children in 1st-5th grade.
Live Auction Item 5
Spend a special weekend away with your daughter in Palo Alto,
where you will enjoy luxurious accommodations for two at the
Garden Court Hotel! Your weekend away includes a 2014
American Girl Doll of the Year, “Isabelle.” She's an inspired dancer
who discovers her own way to shine. The 18" Isabelle doll has
sparkling hazel eyes and long blond hair styled in double-twists for
dance class. Your daughter can even add a pop of color with special
pink-tipped highlights that she can attach to Isabelle's hair!
In addition, your doll will be so stylish with her special handmade
clothes from a very talented Walt Disney parent. This custom
wardrobe will set your daughter’s Isabelle apart from the rest!
The Garden Court hotel is situated on the tree-lined streets of
downtown Palo Alto and offers elegant accommodations* and
nearby shopping and dining. Your spacious guestroom has floor to
ceiling windows and French doors that open onto a private
balcony. The hotel is located only two miles away from the
American Girl store for added fun!
Donated by: Garden Court Hotel, American Girl & Ginger Clark
*Garden Court Hotel: one night weekend accommodations for two (Deluxe
Queen Guestroom). Valid Friday-Sunday based on availability. Expires 1231-15. Package also includes the Isabelle paperback book.
Live Auction Item 6
(buy-in for 8 families)
Event date: August 29, 2015 from 6:30 - 10:00 pm
Shake off your end-of-summer blues with an evening for
the whole family. This special night has something for
EVERYONE! Eight families* will be served a delicious
dinner, including classic picnic favorites, followed by movie
snacks and treats from the "concessions cart."
The kiddos will enjoy fun-filled activities and then can cozy
up to watch a family friendly movie outside on the lawn.
Parents can watch the movie with the kids or they can enjoy
an adult beverage and mingle with other parents while
soaking in the starry night.
So, grab a blanket, your lawn chairs and settle in for the
evening while you hold onto summer for just a little longer!
Donated by: The Bland, Crowley, Eddings, Rhyne &
Yee families
*Limited to immediate family members only.
Live Auction Item 7
Head to the “Happiest Place on Earth.” Enjoy a 1-night stay
at the beautiful Anaheim Marriott*. Relax in the southern
California weather while you spend a day hopping between
Disneyland and California Adventure with 4 Park Hopper
Donated by: Anaheim Marriott and Disneyland
*Anaheim Marriott: 1 night stay, subject to availability; includes room and
tax only; does not include parking. Expires April 18, 2016.
**Disneyland: (4) 1- day Park Hopper passes. Expires 12-29-16, not valid
12/25-31 of any year.
Live Auction Item 8
(buy-in for 7)
Event Date: May 6, 2015 at 1:00 pm
"A Golfer’s Diet: Live on Greens as Much as Possible.” ~
Author Unknown
Get ready to be part of the 4th annual Breaking Par with Mr.
Haar at Crow Canyon Country Club! Seven lucky bidders
will join Mr. Haar on Wednesday, May 6 at 1 pm where they
will begin this awesome day with an exclusive, 1-hour short
game clinic with PGA Golf Pro Mark Naylor.
Next, the group will tee off at 2 pm for 18 holes, complete
with carts, drinks, snacks, and gift bags! The group will
round out the day in the Club’s Bar and Grill for dinner and
drinks. So, grab those paddles and raise ‘em high to buy
into the 4th annual Breaking Par with Mr. Haar!
Donated by: Mr. Haar, The Biondi Family &
Crow Canyon Country Club
Live Auction Item 9
Vacation Dates: August 13 - 16, 2015
Squeeze in one last family trip before the end of
summer! Enjoy four nights at the Bearfoot Chalet cabin
nestled in the trees of beautiful Pine Mountain Lake. This
3-bedroom, 2-bath retreat sleeps six and has a lot to offer
the entire family.
Relax at the beach while your children splash on the lake’s
giant inflatable rafts; rent a boat and go fishing; hike on
some of the community’s many trails; go horseback riding
or play some golf and tennis. You may even want to take a
day trip to experience the charm and beauty of Yosemite,
less than an hour’s drive away.
This cabin at Pine Mountain Lake offers everything you
need for a relaxing and memorable family vacation!
Donated by: Rob & Teri Judin
Live Auction Item 10
(buy-in for 10 couples)
Event Date: October 18, 2015 from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Are you ready for some football?!
Come on down to Buffalo Wild Wings on Sunday, October
18th for a day of football, food and hanging out. Bring your
spouse or a friend!
While you are relaxing, your kids will have a great time at
Walt Disney's Kids’ Country. Children will enjoy five hours
of outdoor fun, crafts, games and much more!*
Moms, if you aren’t into football, then send the Dads to
Buffalo Wild Wings and enjoy 5 kid-free hours to do
whatever you want!
Donated by: Kids’ Country, Buffalo Wild Wings, and the
Kunz and Rhyne families
*Snacks will be provided at Kids’ Country; please send a bag lunch. Limited
to children 3-years old and potty trained.
Live Auction Item 11
Imagine how happy your child will be with his or her new
title of Assistant P.E. Teacher for a Day! Your child will get
to spend a full day with Mr. Pratt. Your child will receive his
or her very own whistle and will take charge by organizing
games, counting push-ups, choosing the morning activities
and more. Don’t worry if your child doesn’t have Mr. Pratt
as a teacher, this special day is open to all students!
Donated by: Mr. Pratt
Live Auction Item 12
LADIES PAMPER PARTY (buy-in for 10)
Event Date: June 20, 2015 from 4:30 - 9:00 pm
If you’re looking for an evening of pampering with good
friends, then this is your party! Upon arrival to this
gorgeous backyard setting, you will feel as if you are being
whisked away to a summer spa retreat. As if that’s not
enough to relax your senses, guests will each enjoy several
spa services including neck and shoulder massage,
mini mani/pedi and express rejuvenating facial.
The fun will continue with a “favorite things” game. Guests
are invited to bring five of their favorite things (limit is $30
total for all 5 items). In return, you will go home with five
new favorite things from your fellow party guests.
Hors d’oeuvres, dinner and drinks will be served.
Transportation home will be provided. Only 10 lucky ladies
will get to take part in the 3rd Annual Ladies Pamper Party.
You never know if this spectacular experience will be
offered next year, so place your bid tonight!
Donated by: Lisa Crowley, Jenny Kunz, Claire Paradis, &
Shawna Tomren
Live Auction Item 13
Event Date: July 26, 2015
Calling all Giants and A’s fans! Come on out and support
your favorite team. This package includes 4 tickets for July
26, 2015 at AT&T Park. Don’t miss out on this battle of the
bay. Enjoy with family or friends!
Donated by: DESEF
Live Auction Item 14
FRANCOIS DIONOT (buy-in for 5 couples)
Event Date: July 24, 2015 from 6:30 – 11:30 pm
Enjoy an evening of cooking taught by Chef Francois
Dionot in the Tomren home. Francois is a classically
trained chef in all aspects of French cooking and founder
and owner of world renowned L’Academie de Cuisine
cooking school. You’ll impress your friends and family with
your new culinary skills after this delicious evening of
You will learn how to prepare a traditional French 4-course
meal full of exquisite and locally sourced ingredients paired
with the ideal wine for each course. So bring your good
humor, an apron, your appetite, and leave the rest to your
Donated by: The Waldron & Tomren families
Live Auction Item 15
(buy-in for 8 couples)
Event Date: September 5, 2015 from 5:00 – 10:00 pm
Nacho average party! Join us for a fun-filled Cinco de
Septiembre fiesta. Come shake your "maracas" to LIVE
music! The margaritas will be cool and the salsa will be
HOT! Come eat at an authentic taco bar, do a little Tequila
tasting and have some cervezas. We will celebrate some
traditional and some not-so traditional fiesta
activities. You'll need a Siesta after this Fiesta, so grab your
sombreros and Mexican wear, and bid on our party....if you
Donated by: The Garcia, Gust, Judin & Varanini families
Live Auction Item 16
Vacation Dates: June 17 - 22, 2015
Kick off your summer vacation with a long weekend away
while surrounded by the blue skies and majestic mountains
of North Lake Tahoe. This spacious home sleeps up to
twelve, has 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a full kitchen, great
room, balcony and 2 fireplaces.
Whether you want to bask in the sun, swim, kayak, bike
ride, golf or just hang out and lounge, Incline Village offers
unrivaled facilities and activities. As a guest you will have
access to the three private beaches in Incline which offer a
boat launch, grassy picnic areas with BBQ pits, beach
volleyball courts, playgrounds and a heated outdoor
swimming pool. No need to get out of that lounge chair,
there are beachside waitresses at your service ready to
bring you cocktails and food.
If it is fun and relaxation you seek, then this is the vacation
for you!
Donated by: The Crowley Family
Live Auction Item 17
PARTY! (buy-in for 10)
Event date: May 16, 2015
Ready for a unique night of fun with the girls?! Whether
you are a seasoned poker professional, or a beginner, this is
the event for you! The 10 highest bidders will be treated to
pairings of fine wine and hors d’oeuvres featuring the
gourmet food stylings of “Chef” Brian Rouillard. Attendees
will have the opportunity to receive poker lessons from our
friendly dealers and win prizes in our poker tournament…
all while enjoying a cornucopia of food and wine from
around the world! What a great ladies’ night out!
Donated by: Ann Barnes, Adina Erridge, Sandra Shearer,
Brian Rouillard & Julie Lyons
Live Auction Item 18
MEN’S POKER PARTY (buy-in for 10)
Event Date: May 30, 2015 at 6:30 pm
Get ready for the sixth annual “World Series of Disney”
Poker Tournament. Ten lucky poker players will indulge in
amazing homemade barbeque, fine cigars and plenty of
spirits. Don’t miss this chance for a fun night of poker with
the guys and bragging rights for the prize winners! The big
night will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the San
Nicolas home. Players will be provided with a ride home.
Donated by: The Eddings & San Nicolas families
Live Auction Item 19
What could be better than a day in Sonoma exploring two highly
acclaimed wineries and visiting with friends? You and 5 guests will
have a seated comparative tasting of limited release wines
accompanied by an artisan cheese plate at Pangloss Cellars. These
noteworthy organic mountain vineyards are located in Glen Ellen
just 15 minutes from historic downtown Sonoma. In addition, you
will receive 3 bottles of 2010 Red Blend and 3 bottles of 2010
Sauvignon Blanc which are sold exclusively at the Pangloss tasting
Next, travel just 3 miles down the road to B.R. Cohn Winery for a
walking tour through the Olive Hill Estate Vineyards and 140 year
old French Picholine Olive Tree Grove. After your tour of the
grounds, you will participate in a wine and olive oil tasting. You
will also receive a magnum of their award-winning 2010 Cabernet
Sauvignon. Don’t wait to enjoy your wine, we can open a bottle for
you tonight!
The rest of the day is yours to enjoy all that Sonoma Valley wine
country has to offer, including breath-taking scenery, gourmet
dining and boutique shopping!
Donated by: B.R. Cohn Winery and Pangloss Cellars
Live Auction Item 20
Attention Football Fans - this one is for you! Ten VIP guests
will be welcomed with VIP parking passes to the Oakland
Coliseum where they will enjoy the tailgate party and
football experience of a lifetime!
Your day will begin with a tailgate party brunch. All of your
favorites will be served, topped off with beer, Bloody Marys,
mimosas and sodas. After you are stuffed full of tailgate
grub, you will be escorted into the stadium to enjoy the
game from your Raider’s VIP Suite, where you will continue
the party with more food and play halftime games for great
Raiders prizes!
Everyone will go home a winner. This Ultimate Tailgate
Party will be a day of fun for sure!*
Donated by: The Badain, Cordoba & Shearer families
*EXCLUDES: Raider vs. 49er Game. Game day must be mutually agreed
upon by all parties and must be arranged by August 1, 2015 for 2015
season only.