Live Auction Item Sneak Peek!
Below is a sneak peek at the auction items we are putting together for you for SI Scholarship Auction on Saturday, March 3rd. Be sure to start planning early!
Unique Dinner Experiences
Private Gary Danko Dinner
Spend an enchanting evening with renowned chef Gary Danko at his charming and historic home in the Russian Hill neighborhood of San Francisco. Your evening begins with an intimate champagne reception followed by a leisurely multi-course meal paired with fine wines. It will be a truly unforgettable dining experience for the most discerning gourmand. The dinner is for ten (10) guests at a mutually-agreeable date.
Cocktails and Dinner with the Mayor
One of SI's own sits in Room 200 at City Hall! Enjoy cocktails in this (in)famous room with Mayor Mark Farrell for up to ten (10) people followed by private dinner nearby. Sip wine where the likes of Dianne Feinstein, George Moscone, Gavin Newsom, and Willie Brown have governed our fair city. You might never get another chance to visit the mayor in his office!
Unique SI Experiences
Dinner with Patrick Ruff
Enjoy a sumptuous dinner for five (5) couples prepared by a celebrity chef in the comfort of your own home. We have chefs from Nopa, Town Hall, and the Salt House to delight your senses and whip up a little culinary magic, all in the comfort of your own home. If that's not enough, your guest of honor, Patrick Ruff, will regale you with SI legends and lore that will amaze and entertain.
Dinner with Fr. Reese at Original Joe's Westlake
Join Fr. Eddie Reese for dinner at the beautifully revamped Original Joe's Westlake, owned by SI alums John Duggan '59 and John Duggan '92. This iconic eatery - evocative of classic mid-century style a la Palm Springs, Las Vegas, and Beverly Hills - will treat you to an amazing old-school Italian-American 3-course meal for fourteen (14) in a private room with fireplace. Enjoy an open bar and premier wines as you're spoiled in true "Rat Pack" fashion.
Baccalaureate Mass Seating & Parking
OK Senior parents, time to raise your paddle. Twelve (12) reserved VIP seats at St. Ignatius Church and two (2) reserved parking spots for the Baccalaureate mass. You only graduate from high school once! Donors: St. Ignatius.
Travel and Adventure Experiences
Formula One Racing
Did you ever want to know what it's like to be a Formula 1 race car driver? Well, this is about as close as you'll ever get. Attend the 2018 United States Grand Prix October 19-21 in Austin, TX with unrivaled access hosted by F1 Experiences. Four (4) guests will enjoy Lower Grandstand tickets, access to the Champions Club, guided Paddock tour, and a chance to meet some of F1's biggest names. The package also includes three (3) nights hotel and First Class Airfare.
Sun Valley Getaway
It's wheels up for Sun Valley! Your party of 8 will fly on a private plane directly to Ketchum, Idaho, where you'll stay in a magnificent 4 bedroom, 5.5 bath house in the center of town overlooking the Dollar Mountain. Each bedroom has its own in suite bathroom with ample room for guests to relax and unwind after a day on the slopes or an afternoon fishing one of Idaho's famed rivers. Sun Valley is perfect for winter or summer as it offers world class skiing, snowboarding, sledding, skating and even skeet shooting in the winter and golf, tennis, river rafting, hiking, biking and fishing during the long summer days. Package includes: (1) round trip on private plane for 8 guests; (2) 7 nights in Sun Valley, Idaho; (3) use of family's two vehicles; and (4) housekeeping twice during the week.
Incomparable Costa Rica
Experience Costa Rica in luxury! Your party of eight (8) will vacation for a one week stay at Sea Breeze, a 10-acre estate situated above the seaside town of Dominical, three hours from San Jose and minutes from the spectacular Ballena Underwater National Park. The 3-bedroom, 2-bath property is located in a rainforest preserve where monkeys, sloths, toucans, parrots, and other furry friends regularly visit. Enjoy swimming, horseback riding, and hiking on the grounds plus surfing, fishing and snorkeling at the beach and eco tours, white water rafting and zip line rides in the rain forest.
Party like a Rock Star in Napa! Stay three (3) nights in a fabulous four-bedroom Calistoga estate with a pool in the vineyards over Memorial Day weekend. Enjoy limo service and eight (8) passes to Saturday performances at the sold-out 2018 BottleRock music festival featuring The Killers, Snoop Dogg, The Head & The Heart, Billy Idol, and many more. Also included are two (2) VIP passes to the Williams Sonoma culinary stage. On Sunday, enjoy a VIP wine and olive oil tasting at Long Meadow Ranch, followed by a Chef's Table dinner experience.
Premium Sport Experiences
Let's Go Warriors
We live in a golden era for Bay Area basketball. This item contains two unbelievable Warriors packages for four (4) you can't buy elsewhere. Enjoy full VIP treatment, including being Franco Finn's guest pre-game, at two separate games. 1. Atlanta Hawks: Tickets to the March 23rd game versus the Hawks in Section 121, Row 24. Get there in style in a chauffeured black car with included dinner at the exclusive BMW Club. 2. Phoenix Suns: Tickets to the April 1st game versus the Suns in row A4, with included valet parking.
The Ultimate SF Giants Luxury Suite
The Giants are back in action with high hopes for an even year run thanks to several off-season acquisitions, including former MVP Andrew McCutchen. Your group of 16 will watch the Giants from the comfort of a Luxury Suite. Four of you will get to meet Dave Fleming and Jon Miller in the KNBR box and hang with them for a half inning. This fully catered event comes with 4 preferred parking passes and 4 field passes. An amazing experience for fans of all ages.
49ers Home & Away
Anticipation is high for the 2018/19 NFL season, and you'll get a chance to catch the red and gold in action against Marin's own Jared Goff and the NFC West champion Los Angeles Rams--twice! For the Away portion, catch the action at the famed LA Coliseum. Enjoy two (2) nights in Los Angeles and four (4) tickets to the 49ers/Rams regular season game. In addition, experience an exclusive NFL Network tour with behind the scenes access led by NFL Network anchor and SI alum Will Selva. And don't worry, you'll get 4 lower section seats to the Home game against the Rams at Levi's Stadium.