Amadeus Birthday Gala 2019 Auction Items

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10-16 Night Cruise with Oceania – More Info

Your choice of one of the following cruises from the magnificent Oceania Cruiseline:

14-Night Catalonia & Canaries Cruise from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro (Barcelona, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Mindelo, Recife, Rio de Janeiro) on the Marina departing 11/23/19
10-Night Seaswept Breezes Western Caribbean Cruise – Round-Trip Miami (Miami, Cozumel, Costa Maya, Harvest Caye, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Roatan, George Town, Key West, Miami) on the Riviera departing 11/25/19
14-Night Treasures of the Tropics Cruise – Miami to New York (Miami, Havana, Oranjestad, Kralendijk, St. George’s, Castries, St. John, St. Georges (2 Days), New York City) on the Insignia departing 7/28/19
16-Night Trans-Pacific Atolls, Falls & Fauna Cruise – San Francisco to Tahiti (San Francisco, Honolulu, Kahului, Hilo, Nuku Hiva, Moorea, Tahiti) on the Regatta departing 11/1/19

Cruise only, Category B (Veranda) Stateroom (upgradeable at extra charge). Excludes transportation.

Donated by Oceania Cruises

Value: $7,000 (for two people)
Starting Bid: $3,500
Buy It Now! $7,000.00

Four-Night Stay at Casa en las Nubes Two-Story Penthouse in Puerto Vallarta – More Info

Heaven! A four-night stay with endless ocean views from throughout this two-story, open concept, double penthouse unit in Conchas Chinas, Puerto Vallarta. 6 bedrooms and 8 baths in this 11,000sf stunner. Fully staffed, with three meals prepared daily (guests pay for groceries). Just steps away from the bedroom suites is the tranquility of a private, adjoining sundeck for serene lounging and private pool off the master suite. Also, enjoy at your leisure two incredible infinity pools with ‘pergola’ lounge area. Revel in spectacular oceanfront views from every window from the exquisitely decorated living room. This home will take your breath away and the staff is incredible. Maximum occupancy 10.

Donated by Crystal Shell and Jo Ann Kilty

Value: $10,500
Starting Bid: $3,500

Buy It Now! $10,000.00

Discover the Glories of Prague in the Czech Republic! – More Info

This package includes a chance to experience (depending on when you are there) a performance of Don Giovanni in the very theater where it was first performed in 1787. To learn more about Mozart’s connection to Prague, click here.

The Aria hotel is well known as one of the finest in the Czech Republic and is famous for its outstanding hospitality and excellent restaurants.

Donated by The Aria Hotel and Miriam Summ

Value: $4,000.00
Starting Bid: $1,500.00
CURRENT BID: $1,800.00

Buy It Now! $4,000.00

Elegante! Two-Night Stay on a 90′ Yacht

This 90’ yacht was owned by John Travolta and now can be yours for a lavish weekend with an elegant two-night stay for six. Includes one hour-long performance with artisanal cheeses, antipasto plate, desserts, and wine for 12. Yacht has 1 large king bedroom, 1 queen size bedroom, 1 full-sized bedroom, 1 room with 3 beds. Enjoy some of the finest restaurants on Shelter Island. Walk to the famous “Humphrey’s By The Bay” which hosts the Summer Concert Series and listen to some of the hottest artists in the country.

• Towels and linens are provided for your stay.
• Fitness center and recreation room included.
• Free Wi-Fi internet available.
• TV’s with HD over the air TV available.
• Amenities provided includes a full-size refrigerator/freezer, microwave, electric oven/cook top, and full sized dishwasher.

Maximum boat capacity 12. Based on availability.

Donated by John & Sarah Hawkins and Roy & Diane Bell

Value: $5,000.00
Starting Bid: $2,500.00

Buy It Now! $5,000.00

Progressive Dinner for 12 with Guitarist Paul Galbraith

Elegant evening for you and your friends in 3 exquisite private Meridian residences on Saturday, March 16, 2019. The evening begins with lavish appetizers amid fine art. The evening continues with a gourmet seated dinner. Your final stop of the evening will be for desserts and coffee and hour-long performance by British classical guitarist Paul Galbraith, hailed by the Classical Guitar Magazine as “… the best guitarist of his generation.”

Donated by Charlene Abrahamson, Reinette Levine, Marsha Sewell, and Chef Ron/Catering Solutions

Value: $10,000.00
Starting Bid: $5,000.00

Buy It Now! $10,000.00

Food and Beverage

The Manhattan Restaurant, La Jolla

Dinner for two at Manhattan of La Jolla- an elegant setting where you would expect to see Old Blue Eyes or Danny Ocean romancing a beautiful woman while she sips her martini over dinner. With Italian charm, Manhattan offers Academy Award winning entrées voted Best of the Best from the American Academy of Restaurant and Hospitality Sciences, and classic cocktails that will get you into the New York swing.

Value: $100.00
Starting Bid: $50.00

Buy It Now! $100.00

Bandar Restaurant Gift Card

Bandar Persian Prime Restaurant is the proud recipient of many awards since 1996. Rated excellent by Zagat Survey, Best Service Award Winner, Best Fine Dining Winner and voted as the Best Persian, Mediterranean, Ethnic, and International Restaurant. Our Executive Iranian Chef’s, celebrate the traditions of Persian cuisine with fresh Prime Steaks, World Famous Chicken, Lamb, Seafood, Vegetarian and Classic Persian Specialties. All our meats are Charbroiled to perfection and ingredients used are natural, local and organic produce.

Value: $50.00
Starting Bid: $25.00

Buy It Now! $50.00

Hands-On Cooking Class for 4 at Piazza 1909 in La Jolla

Chef Stefano will guide you through two and a half hours of Italian cooking and eating together. Includes a glass of paired wine. Expires 12/30/19

Value: $500.00
Starting Bid: $150.00

Buy It Now! $500.00


Instant Pot DUO Plus 60

Home chefs! Expand your cooking repertoire with this 6-Quart 9-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Yogurt Maker, Egg Cooker, Sauté, Steamer, Warmer, and Sterilizer with Accessories. $100 Sprouts gift certificate (Eastlake or Chula Vista only)

Value: $250.00
Starting Bid: $100.00

Buy It Now! $250.00

Wolf Gourmet 4-Slice Toaster

Welcome to high-performance toasting with results that artisan bread lovers have been craving for years. Handles thin and thick slices and gives you precise control from crisp and pale to dark brown with a distinct crunch. Independent controls for each pair of slots, unique self-centering bread guides, and advanced toasting technology. Stainless steel.

Value: $500.00
Starting Bid: $75.00
CURRENT BID: $200.00

Buy It Now! $500.00

Travel & Entertainment

Romantic Getaway for Two at the Beautiful Pantai Inn with Dinner Prepared in Your Suite

Set along the shores of the La Jolla coastline, Pantai Inn is ranked as the top hotel in La Jolla by TripAdvisor’s readers, Its distinct guest accommodations blend a unique Balinese-inspired decor with luxurious comforts and contemporary conveniences. The relaxing oceanfront retreat offers lush gardens, soothing water features and an inviting courtyard and firepit to stimulate the senses. The Pantai experience is further complemented by the warmth and authenticity of the Inn’s extraordinary guest service.

You’ll enjoy two nights in a one-bedroom suite with full kitchen. One night, you can relax and enjoy dinner prepared for you in your suite by Chef Ron McMillan. Includes food, wine and staffing.

Value: $1,800.00
Starting Bid: 750.00

Buy It Now! $2,000.00

Four tickets to an Old Globe Production with a $100 gift card for Parc Bistro

Tickets for 4 for one performance, plus access to the exclusive Lipinsky Family VIP Suite during pre-show and intermission.

Select from one the following productions:

Familiar (Jan. 26 – Mar. 3, 2019)
Tiny Beautiful Things (Feb. 9 – Mar. 10, 2019)
Life After (Mar. 22 – Apr. 28, 2019)
They Promised Her the Moon (Apr. 6 – May 5, 2019)
Ken Ludwig’s The Gods of Comedy (May 11 – Jun. 16, 2019)
What You Are (May 23 – Jun. 23, 2019)

Subject to availability: Please redeem this offer immediately upon receipt in order to ensure best ticket availability.
Offer valid January 26 – June 23, 2019. Not valid for any opening night performances.

Enjoy dinner beforehand at Parc Bistro, a family owned and operated French Restaurant in the heart of Bankers Hill, focusing on simple, fresh ingredients and items that are made from scratch daily.

Value: $560.00
Starting Bid: 175.00

Buy It Now! $560.00

Coin-Op Game Room and Bar in the Gaslamp- Gift Certificate

New American bites, cocktails & craft beer in a spacious barcade with arcade classics & other games. Coin-Op Game Room is your go-to destination for games, expertly made cocktails, local craft brews, and refined food. Offering the best of retro arcade games, top-ranked pinball machines, multiplayer games, and popular sports games, Coin-Op has something for everyone. Snack on pizza or share some apps, drink some drinks, crush some pennies, and visit “the guy”, all while destroying space invaders or dance-dancing your way to a high score.

Value: $100.00
Starting Bid: $50.00

Buy It Now! $100.00

One-Week Timeshare Marriott’s Desert Springs Villas, Palm Desert – December 12-19, 2019 (no alternative date)

This 2-bedroom suite sleeps six comfortably (two in master bedroom; two in the second lock-off bedroom; and two on master suite pull-out couch.) Fully equipped kitchen. The grounds are spectacular with swimming pools, tennis courts, and barbecue grills. It’s a short walk to the main hotel for many fine restaurants.
Dec 12-19, 2019

Value: $1,650.00
Starting Bid: $1000.00

Buy It Now! $1,650.00


One complimentary cut and color by Stylist Kelly Scanlan, Mission Hills

Licensed Cosmetologist, Kelly Scanlan specializes in women’s cuts and color (framesi).

Value: $175.00
Starting Bid: 45.00

Buy It Now! $175.00

TaylorMade M3 Driver and Golf for 2 at Rancho Bernardo Inn

Weekday round of golf for two with cart at the recently renovated 18-Hole San Diego Championship Golf Course at Rancho Bernardo Inn, host to both PGA and LPGA events. Perfect your technique with this TaylorMade M3 driver. A radical departure from traditional driver-face design, Twist Face is engineered to take you farther and straighter… right down the center of the fairway.
Twist Face

Valid Monday-Thursday, by reservation.

Donated by Rancho Bernardo Inn and John Lukin, TaylorMade

Value: $710.00
Starting Bid: $300.00

Buy It Now! $710.00

Private one hour Tap class for four by Professional Tap Dancer and Choreographer, Megan McBride-Moore

Megan’s choreography has won many prestigious awards and her dancers have gone on to pursue professional careers in tap dancing. Besides tap dancing, Megan also has choreographed numerous youth musicals such as Annie, Beauty and the Beast, and Joseph and the Technicolor Coat. Megan’s students’ choreography has been recently seen on So You Think You Can Dance and The Next Generation. Megan directs one of the most nationally recognized youth tap programs in San Diego at Danceology Performing Arts Campus, “Danceology Tap Co.” Take your class at Danceology in 4S Ranch, or Megan will come to the location of your choice.

Value: $400.00
Starting Bid: $150.00

Buy It Now! $400.00


One Custom Pet Portrait by Love Infused Art, Artist: Jamie Leigh Clark

Capture your beloved pet with a custom portrait on wood by illustrator, Jamie Leigh Clark. “Animals are our guides. They deliver to us a sense of companionship that is incomparable to any other bond. Keeping images of our pets is one thing, but having an artist capture the true spirit and wonder of these creatures is something quite unique. I had found my calling as an illustrator early on in my career, and my commitment to creating portraits for my clients is a part of my life’s purpose.

Value: $350.00
Starting Bid: $100.00

Buy It Now! $350.00