Dinner at the Barn Auction Items

Wine Excursion, Shenandoah Vineyards & Sobon Wine

Value $275

Enjoy a day trip to our local Amador County and visit Sobon and Shenandoah Valley wineries. There, you will enjoy wine tasting for up to a party of 8. In addition, take home and enjoy a Magnum bottle of Sobon Estate's Rocky Top Zinfandel, signed by the winemaker Paul Sobon.

Kings Tickets at the Golden 1 Arena

Value $750

Cheer on the Kings during the 2016-2017 inaugural season of the Golden 1 arena. Two (2) tickets to a home game and a pre-game tour.

Raley’s Holiday Party Package

Value $1,500

Plan your perfect holiday party with Raley’s! Winner will receive a little something extra from Raley’s to make your holiday party sparkle this year!. You and your 9 closest friends will have two hours with Raley's experts in meat, produce, and cheese to get advice and learn their tips and tricks for creating a memorable, value-focused soirée.

Raley’s has been farm to fork for over 80 years and are eager to show you how we infuse life with health and happiness. Sips, snacks, and take-home goodies are included. Date and time to be mutually agreed upon.

"Gold Rush" 15x38 High Gloss Metal Print by Nate Eckler Photography

Value $450

Nate Eckler is one of Sacramento's Premier Award Winning Photographers who specializes in stunning vivid landscapes, portraiture, and wedding/event photography. Nate's work has been featured by many local print and news media outlets, as well as through many local businesses. www.nateecklerphotography.com

Farm-to-Fork Rice Harvest Package


Experience the rice harvest at Rue and Forsman Ranch with farmer Michael Bosworth and finish with a meal at Kru Restaurant for two, where you can eat the rice Michael grows—Kru uses the organic short grain rice for sushi rice and all of their delicious foods featuring rice. As you and your guest ride along the harvester with Michael, you will learn all about rice production, including the role rice farmers are playing in migratory bird habitat conservation. Once you have learned all about rice, enjoy a meal at Kru with a $100 gift certificate. This package also includes a Rue and Forsman rice sampler (8-2 lb bags of rice varieties). Harvest ends October 15th, winner is encouraged to scheduled right away.

A Week in Provence for 2-4 people - A medieval village house in St. Martin de Bromes

Value $2,000

Have you always wanted to spend a week in a small village in Provence, become a regular at the local café, sit on your own terrace overlooking tiled roofs and the hills beyond while sipping a glass of rose wine? During the days wander to the markets of nearby Aix-en-Provence and Riez, visit the famous Gorges du Verdon, hike, or simply wander the back roads of the countryside, picnicking, wine tasting and exploring the villages. A medieval village house in St. Martin de Bromes, in the heart of Provence, is yours for a week. Completely renovated, the house belongs to award-winning cookbook author Georgeanne Brennan and her daughter, author and stylist, Ethel Brennan. Two bedrooms on two floors, bath, small kitchen and dining area, with dishwasher, washer and dryer, it is ideal for 2 to 4 people to share an unforgettable holiday and experience. Valid for 2 years.

Limited Edition, Custom-Made Liberty Cruiser

Value $750

Own, Ride & Enjoy one of a limited number of unique and custom-made Liberty Cruisers. The Liberty Cruiser was designed by a Bay Area graphic artist and custom built by The Cruiser Shop in Campbell, California. The smooth riding single-speed Cruiser includes a leather seat and hand grips, LED lights on the front and back, and collapsible rear mounted wire baskets to allow for easy transport of groceries. Each Cruiser is individually numbered to spark conversation with fellow Cruiser owners riding around town.

A Taste of Provence: Cooking Class for 6, in your home with Georgeanne Brennan

Value $850

Fancy a virtual culinary trip to Provence with your best friends? Here is your chance to experience the food and flavors of the land of Van Gogh and Alain Ducasse, guided by the expert hand of award-winning cookbook author and teacher, Georgeanne Brennan. The winner will receive A Taste of Provence Cooking Class for 6 people with Georgeanne who will work with the winner to create a seasonal, locally sourced, 4- course lunch or dinner menu and coordinate wines, guide the guests through the cooking experience and join them for the appetizer course. Additionally, each couple will receive a gift of a jar of La Vie Rustic Herbes de Provence from Georgeanne’s company, La Vie Rustic and a copy of her new book, My Culinary Journey - food and fetes of Provence. Winner to provide the location, food and wine. Valid for 1 year.

Barcelona in Style

Value $8,000

Six nights at the Fairmont Barcelona (includes breakfast for two & all hotel taxes and fees) + Roundtrip Air Travel for 2

VIP Brewing Experience with brew masters Michael Costello from Yolo Brewing Company & John Martin from Drakes Brewing Co.

Value $700

Learn all about the brewing process from masters in their field, Michael Costello & John Martin. This package includes an extensive tour of Yolo Brewing Company in West Sacramento, beer tasting, stories from the masters, a bit of brewing history, beer to take home and a lot of fun for up to 6 people.

Tequila Dinner with Chef Ernesto Delgado of Mayahuel

Value $400

Learn about tequila! Chef Ernesto Delgado of Mayahuel will guide you through tequila paired with a four-course meal, featuring three tequila flights and two specialty cocktails, for four people. Call ahead to schedule with Chef Delgado.

Costa Rica Beach House

Value $4500

Experience 8 days / 7 nights retreat from the hectic pace in your beautiful 3 bedroom, 3 bath vacation home at Playa Azul, Guanacaste, Costa Rica.

    Enjoy all the comforts of home in paradise:
  • Full kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping service
  • Two (2) grand verandas
  • Satellite TV, DVD and stereo surround sound
The house sits just 120 steps from the cobalt blue ocean and beach. Kick your shoes off and lounge in the outdoor hammock while enjoying the unforgettable Costa Rican sunset. The private residence features on-site reception and tour operators who can assist you in arranging private in-house meals of local cuisine,or activities such as surfing, blue marlin fishing, canopy touring, local volcano visits, artisan village or rain forest tours.

The villa books 52 weeks per year on a first come, first served basis from Saturday to Saturday. All certificates valid for 18 months from date of purchase. A cleaning fee will be charged at time of reservation.

Raise the Paddle for the Farm at the Barn

Goal $100,000

Help the Center for Land-Based Learning build a new urban farm at the Barn. Raise your paddle to donate any amount. Donors of $250 or more will have their name added to a legacy plaque to be displayed at the farm.

Our plans for a 1-acre farm at the Barn will help grow the West Sacramento Urban Farm Program to 5 sites and 8 acres. The Farm at the Barn will supply seasonal produce to the Drake’s Brewing Co. restaurant and to the community via weekly Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) produce subscriptions, on-site produce sales and weekly Farmer's Market during the summer months. The West Sacramento Urban Farm Program provides space, infrastructure and support to small scale, beginning farmers looking to get started farming in an urban environment.

Dos Volcanes Catrina Bottle

Value $200

A hand-painted "Catrina" bottle filled with 750ml of Dos Volcanes Blanco.

Lundberg Rice Sampler

Value $100

This gift basket is a variety of Lundberg Family Farms newest and most loved products for the entire family to enjoy.

Sac Republic FC Sports Fan Package


Republic FC soccer ball signed by Dominik Jakubek #1 and two tickets to a game during the 2016 - 2017 season.

Las Vegas Getaway

Value $1,000

Enjoy a 3-day, 2-night vacation package for two at one of thirteen hotels in two states. The package includes your hotel stay, airfare for two at a low price and $500 coupon book that you can use at numerous Vegas locations.

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Auctioneer David Sobon


David Sobon has consulted with hundreds of foundations, service, and religious groups around the country to help them fulfill their fundraising goals. In his 22 years of assisting non-profits, he has had the opportunity to consult with organizations such as Susan G. Komen, the American Leadership Forum, the March of Dimes, Children’s Miracle Network, the American Red Cross, B Street Theatre, the Sacramento Opera, and a variety of chambers of commerce, art organizations, and schools.

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