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St. John’s Lutheran * Mardi Gras Madness Saturday, March 8, 2014

WELCOME To St. John’s Lutheran School Main Event March 8, 2014 Napa Valley Marriott Hotel

Schedule of Tonight’s Festivities 5:30pm

Check in, Silent Auction , Wine Raffle Ticket Sales and Photo Booth


Silent Auction Closes




Live Auction Begins


Dancing with The Wonderbread 5


Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay Two Night Get Away Drive in a courtesy car from Mercedes-Benz down Highway 1 to Half Moon Bay. Enjoy 2 nights at the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay. And dine at a local restaurant . Half Moon Bay Wine & Cheese have teamed up with Nickel & Nickel to treat you to a tasting and cheese plate for two. Enjoy dinner at Sam’s chowder House, Oceanfront dining with outside seating and award winning seafood. Winner must be 25 years old or older. Winner must sign a borrowed car agreement when vehicle is picked up. Vehicle will be given to winner with a full tank of gas and must be returned with a full tank of gas. Not valid with any other offer. Based upon availability; Valid Sunday-Thursday:Excludes major holidays and Pumpkin Festival weekend. Resort fees not included; To make arrangements, please contact the Executive office at 650-712-7001 and reference the gift certificate.Gift certificates are subject to availability.Parking and incidental charges are the responsibility of the guest.Please present this certificate to the front desk upon arrival. Expires 12/4/14 Donor: Half Moon Bay Wine & Cheese Company, Mercedes-Benz Fairfield, Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay and Sam’s Chowder House

Lot 702

En Route with Cindy Pawlcyn featuring Nickel & Nickel Enjoy an evening of Napa's finest food and wine. You and five guests will be whisked away fro your Napa Valley location in a chauffeured car and taken "Up Valley" for an evening of safe culinary delights... Stop One-Cindy's Backstreet Kitchen for Oysters Bingo and Daily Flatbread accompanied by Far Niente Chardonnay Stop Two-Cindy Pawlcyn's Wood Grill and Wine Bar for Sweet Crispy Pork Belly, Salt and Pepper Calamari, and Eggplant Fries accompanied by En Route Pinot Noir Stop Three-Mustard's Grill for a Truck Stop Deluxe and a wedge of our famous Lemon-Lime Tart accompanied by Nickel & Nickel Cabernet Sauvignon Step Four-up to you! This is an evening for 6 friends to enjoy the very best that Napa has to offer in food and wine. Donors: Nickel & Nickel, Far Niente, Cindy's Backstreet Kitchen, Cindy Pawlcyn's Wood Grill and Mustards

Lot 703

SJLS Ultimate Convenience Package Say goodbye to the wait in the big parking lot. Forget the trek on the "yellow brick road" in the rain as you struggle with the kids, school totes and umbrellas. Now you can be the envy of every SJLS parent as you pull into your own reserved parking space in the oh-so convenient front parking lot. And you will be able to enjoy your parking spot for the entire 2014-2015 school year. And is that doesn't make your school year easy enough let us help free you of those weekly sandwich making duties. For one entire school year, you will receive free hot lunch from Suppertime for one child every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Valid everyday that Suppertime provides lunch at St. John's Lutheran School. Lunch order form must be submitted each week. Donors: Suppertime and St. John's Lutheran APT

Lot 704

VIVA Las Vegas Enjoy a 2 night stay at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. From the moment you walk through the doors of Caesars Palace, you'll understand why this iconic Las Vegas luxury hotel sets the standard for opulent, impeccable service and lavish Las Vegas accommodations. Special touches make the difference between an ordinary visit to Vegas and a spectacular experience. While living it up in Vegas enjoy dinner for 3 at the famous Palm Steakhouse Restaurant. The Las Vegas Palm, located at the Forum Shops in Caesars Palace, has become a haven for Las Vegas's movers and shakers since it opened in 1993. And to sweeten the deal we've added a $250 Visa gift card to go towards airfare or shopping! Please allow one month advanced booking to secure your hotel & dinner dates. This package excludes all holiday weekends. Please call Mark Pighini at 949-637-0591 to set up your Las Vegas getaway.

Donors: Caesars Palace Las Vegas and The Las Vegas Palm’s

Lot 705

Arbor Guest House B&B VIP experience for 10 Gather your friends and enjoy a private overnight stay at the luxurious Arbor Guest House Bed & Breakfast. Enjoy a welcome reception with a private wine tasting by a local winery. Play a little Bocce Ball or enjoy the beautiful garden as the Inn chef prepares a delectable dinner for you and your guests to enjoy. After an evening of good food, wine and great company you and your guests can turn in and enjoy the comfort of our guest rooms. Awake the next morning to the smell of freshly brewed coffee and indulge as we serve you a 3 course gourmet breakfast. This is a of a lifetime!

Good for up to 10 people. Valid November 2014 through April 2015. Subject to availability. Call Dan or Candy to make your reservation at 707-252-8144. Donors: Dan and Candy Cocilova

Lot 706

Far Niente Private Dinner for 8 Let the revelry begin-start the bidding. You and your seven guests will be treated to a magical evening at Far Niente, home to legendary Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Dolce. Your evening will begin with reception and hors d’oeuvres followed by a tour through the caves with a stopover in the Far Niente Library. Winding your way to the Great Hall for dinner, winery Executive Chef Trevor Eliason will pamper your senses with a four course seasonally prepared dinner matched with wine from the Far Niente cellars selected by your winery host Bruce Mooers. This memorable evening promises to delight while surrounded by great friends, great wine and Far Niente hospitality. *Mutually agreeable date - valid through May, 2015 Dinner for 8 Guests Donors: Far Niente, Nickel & Nickel and Bruce Mooers

Lot 707 Authentic Indian Dinner Prepared and Served by the Patel's

If your taste buds are craving spicy Indian cuisine, then this is for you! and 5 of your friends are invited to the Patel residence for an authentic Indian dinner. You will be able to taste and enjoy a variety of homemade Indian dishes. will be an evening to remember---great friends, delicious food, & fabulous wine!

Donors: Dina and Anil Patel

Lot 708

Chicago 2014 - It's Summertime in the City!!

Enjoy 2 Nights at the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel located steps away from the Magnificent Mile and North Michigan Avenue's best shopping - and just minutes from Chicago's business and financial centres. The Four Seasons Chicagoroom views of Lake Michigan and the city skyline will leave you breathless. While living it up in the windy city enjoy dinner at Gibson's Bar and Steakhouse and tickets to a Cubs Game at the friendly confines of Wrigley Field. If that wasn't enough you also have a $500 Visa gift card for airfare or shopping! Please call Jim Doehring at 630-908-7135 or email to to consult schedule and book at least 2 months in advance. Trip available for any two nights of the week, scheduling to accommodate Cubs calendar, no holiday weekends. Donors: Four Seasons Chicago, Gibson’s Bar and Steakhouse and

The Chicago Cubs

Lot 709

Trinchero Farm to Table Dinner and Wine Experience for 8 Benefiting St. John's Lutheran School on the behalf of Bob Torkelson & The Trinchero Family. The bearer of this certificate and seven guests are entitled to a magical evening at the newly completed Trinchero Napa Valley Winery, located in St. Helena. Your visit to Trinchero Napa Valley will include a private V.I.P. tour and tasting, as well as a reception and exquisite farm to table dinner prepared by the Trinchero Family Estates Culinary Team. Your culinary experience at Trinchero Napa Valley will feature hand -selected wine parings highlighting the unique terroir and viticulture found in our Estate Vineyards. Trinchero Family Estates is wholly owned & operated by the Trinchero Family, Napa Valley Vintners since 1948. Reservations are required and subject to availability. All accommodations are exclusive of airfare and transportation. For reservation information, please call (707) 963-3104 ext. 4100 (M-F, 8am-4pm). Please make your reservation at least 4 months in advance. This certificate excludes the months of August, September and October 2014. Donors: Bob Torkelson & The Trinchero Family

Lot 710

Fireman Dinner for 8 Dinner for eight (8) prepared by local firefighters at the beautiful home of Ann Hobaugh. Enjoy viewing the pink fire truck and delectable delights made just for you by your local firefighters. This is an unforgettable evening for you and your friends! Dinner must take place by June 2014 Donors: Dan D’Angelo, Ann Hobaugh and Jon Lovie

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San Francisco Giants Baseball Package 4 reserved seats to a San Francisco Giants Home Game ( mutually agreeable date during the 2014 regular season) 4 VIP Batting Practice Passes – watch the Giants and visiting team take batting practice from the field only a few feet from your favorite players. A great autograph and photo opportunity* Cody Ross autographed and framed 16” x 20” 2010 World Series Photo Cody Ross autographed and framed 8” x 10” 2010 World Series Trophy photo Cody Ross autographed Official 2010 World Series Baseball Donor: Uncorked for a cause

LET’S RAISE OUR PADDLES FOR FUND A NEED SOUND SYSTEM UPGRADE In order to enhance our Drama program and other activities or events at St. John’s, we need to upgrade our sound system. This includes the purchase of additional wireless microphones and other improvements so that it can handle increased volume and can be more portable. This will allow us more flexibility for school productions and other activities. The total cost of the upgrades would be $6000.

Buy-A-Spot Lobster Boil This is the real deal East Coast style Lobster Boil! Your dinner includes shrimp, lobster, prawns, garlic, corn and more! Get it while they're all piled hot on long family style tables. Chef john Sorenson stops at nothing to make this an incredible feast! Buy one ticket or a dozen. This is a worthwhile experience plus the Politz barn is the perfect venue! Sign up now! Lobster Dinner served Family Style available Date TBD Thank you Donors: Politz Family

Buy A Spot $115 per ticket / 80 spots

Wine and Canvas Come out and Party Artsy! Ladies, join us as a talented local artist instructs us step by step through recreating the featured painting of the day. All while enjoying a glass of wine or two in the in the beautiful gardens at the home of the MacDonald Family. "Life is too short for blank walls; unleash your inner Picasso! Wine and appetizers will be served. $75.00 A Spot / 30 spots available Saturday, June 28, 2014 11:30am - 3:00pm Thank you Donors: McDonald Family

Class Projects Preschool - Mardi GrasClass pictures - Hand made Mardi Gras masks worn by each student. Frame includes names and thumbprints by each child. Four available one for each group. Materials and framing donated by Framery Value: Priceless | Donor: Preschool Kindergarten - Tic Tac Toe in Style - where art, function and fun come together in one.Each mask is hand crafted by a child for use in this gorgeous one of a kind tic tac toe game. Value: Priceless | Donor: Kindergarten First Grade- Mask Puppet Stage - Each mask was designed and crafted by a group of first graders.In addition to the group of characters, each mask comes with it's own magical story. Value: Priceless | Donor: 1st Grade Second Grade - Mardi Gras quilt.This one of a kind quilt was created by Mrs. Lovie and the second grade class.Each child creatively used their own hands to make a Mardi Gras mask on the quilt. Value: Priceless | Donor: 2nd Grade Third Grade - Bay Area sports fan Masks - Seven sports teams are represented on this custom one of a kind sports fanatic mask set.Each Mask was designed and created by children in the third grade class.The custom boxes were made by Mrs. Gewirz. Value: Priceless | Donor: 3rd Grade Fourth Grade - Recycled Magazine Masks, set of four.This exploration of color and magazine waste comes together in an artful set of four unique wall pieces that can be hung together as a series. Value: Priceless | Donor: 4th Grade Fifth Grade - Mixed Media Masks on Canvas.This 30 by 48 canvas explores the effect of spray paints on different surfaces on the canvas.The students spray painted the canvas, were photographed and cut and attached their individual photographs to this modern art piece.Thiscollaborative work of art is guaranteed tobeconversation piece

inany home or office -traditional or Value: Priceless | Donor: 5th Grade Sixth Grade - Garden Art Iron Flowers had crafted by the 6th grade class. Unique piece that will garden.

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Value: Priceless | Donor: 6th Grade Seventh Grade - Masquerade Ball Masks, set of 10, Each mask was designed and created elegantly by students from seventh grade.They used acrylic paints, glitter, crystals, feathers, sequins and delicate fabrics to create these gorgeous masks.This set of masks would be ideal for your next masquerade party. You may also want to “split� the set with another parent. Value: Priceless | Donor: 7th Grade

Eighth Grade - Masks of Duck Dynasty,This 30 by 48 canvas is a depiction of the popular Duck Dynasty characters.The idea for this piece was selected, designed and created by the 8th grade students.They used acrylics, glitter, fabric, yarn, pencil and felt to create this interpretation of the Duck Dynasty cast.Ideal for any man cave or teenagers wall decor. Value: Priceless | Donor: 8th Grade

Main Event 2014 catalog  

The 2014 Main Event is finally here! Take a sneak peek at the amazing live auction lots we have to offer. Gather your friends for a memorabl...

Main Event 2014 catalog  

The 2014 Main Event is finally here! Take a sneak peek at the amazing live auction lots we have to offer. Gather your friends for a memorabl...