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THS 'primo' on-campus Parking Spot
LIVE AUCTION ITEM There is one perk that every celebrity has in his or her contract. A reserved
parking spot on the lot, of course! Now you can be celebrated as a school supporter every day of the
2011-2012 school year. This auction item entitles your family to your very own, personalized
parking spot conveniently located inside the campus. A sign printed with your family name will
reserve it for you, day or night.
Donor: The Healdsburg School
Napa Valley Getaway
LIVE AUCTION ITEM Hold onto your hats!! Enjoy a spectacular weekend in Napa Valley
courtesy of the good folks at Outpost Winery, where one lucky couple will enjoy a fantastic 2-night
stay in their beautiful guest house with sweeping 180° views of the Napa Valley, while also
receiving a tour and tasting AND a 5pack of their renowned (and high scoring!) wines made by
superstar American winemaker of the year Thomas Brown. But the fun does not stop there, whisk
yourself over to Health Spa Napa Valley for two 50 minute spa treatments of your choice. Being so
close never felt so far away!! Throughout the weekend, treat yourself to tours and tastings (for up to
4 people) at five of the most acclaimed wineries in Napa Valley: Far Niente, Nickel & Nickel,
Freemark Abbey, Cardinale (with cheese and charcuterie tasting) and Merryvale Vineyards. So much
fun you will hardly know where to start!
Estimated value: $2600
Donor: Freemark Abbey
Donor: Cardinale
Donor: Far Niente Winery
Donor: Frank & Kathy Dotzler, Outpost Winery
Donor: Health Spa Napa Valley
Donor: Nickel & Nickel
Donor: Merryvale Vineyards
Hawaii Beach House (1 week stay)
LIVE AUCTION ITEM Take your family away to paradise! You will be treated to a seven-day stay
in a very private beach home on the fabulous Ili Ili Beach in South Kona. Hawaiian for pebble
beach, your two bedroom home is just steps away from the warm Pacific waters where you may
snorkel, kayak, swim or just lay on the beach miles away from the crowds. Ideal for a two-adult,
two-child family, you will enjoy keeping an eye open for migrating whales or take in a helicopter
tour of Mount Kilauea. Whatever your pleasure, the big island of Hawaii has many memorable
experiences awaiting you. Visit the beach house at
Blackout dates: Easter & Christmas
Estimated value: $1700
Donor: Tess Lusher & Chris Arai
10 Magnificent Magnums
LIVE AUCTION ITEM Magnum Madness! A unique opportunity to own 10 amazing magnums from
some of the most highly acclaimed wineries in Napa and Sonoma Counties, includes:
Arrowood 2002 Réserve Specialé Cabernet Sauvignon 93+ RP
Cade 2007 Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon 90+ RP; 92 WS
Cain Concept 2006 The Benchland (red blend)
Cakebread 2007 Napa Valley Chardonnay
Duckhorn 2002 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Far Niente 2008 Estate Chardonnay
Flowers 2007 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 94 W&S
Goldeneye 2007 Anderson Valley Pinot Noir
Kosta Browne 2007 RRV Pinot Noir 92 WS
Rodney Strong 2007 Rockaway Cabernet Sauvignon 91-93+ RP
Estimated value: $1792
Donor: Arrowood Winery
Donor: Kosta Browne
Donor: Cade Estate Winery
Donor: Cain Concept
Donor: Cakebread Cellars
Donor: Duckhorn
Donor: Far Niente Winery
Donor: Flowers Winery
Donor: Rodney Strong
Donor: The Readys
Squier Electric Guitar signed by the Doobie Brothers
LIVE AUCTION ITEM You will be a total rock star with all your friends when they see your Squier
(Fender) electric guitar signed by the Doobie Brothers. This fantastic instrument will inspire budding
musicians and is a classic piece of rock memorabilia. 70's hair not included. Do not set on fire.
Estimated value: $750
Donor: Nate Campbell, Program Director at KRSH Radio
Italian Lover's Villa
LIVE AUCTION ITEM This beautifully restored romantic hideaway sleeps 2 and is the perfect place
for lovers, or anyone seeking an unforgettable getaway with spectacular views of the Tuscan and
Umbrian landscape. Poised on a hillside, the house is centrally located for exploring the Italian
countryside and indulging in the local gastronomy. See more at Reservations available only from January 1 through May 26,
2012 or September 1 through December 15, 2012.
Estimated value: $2500
Donor: AltaBella Properties
Donor: Mr. Bill Hawn
An Appeal from Head of School, Sandi Passalacqua
LIVE AUCTION ITEM The yearly appeal for a very special project at THS. To be announced by
Head of School, Sandi Passalacqua
Italian Family Villa
LIVE AUCTION ITEM La Pietra is the larger of the two farmhouses offered and sleeps up to 13.
This exquisitely restored two-story farmhouse offers ancient beauty mixed with modern comforts.
The home is cleverly divided into two independent floors for privacy. The top floor offers three
double bedrooms, two bathrooms and a traditional country kitchen. Lounge next to the fireplace in
the living room or stroll out to the covered loggia and enjoy a book. The lower floor also offers a
country kitchen, as well as a combination living room/master bedroom suite with open
fireplace. There are two additional double bedrooms and two bathrooms. Broadband internet service
is available for a nominal fee. See more at Reservations
available only from January 1 through May 26, 2012 or September 1 through December 15, 2012.
Estimated value: $10000
Donor: AltaBella Properties
Donor: Mr. Bill Hawn
Charlie Palmer's "PIGS AND PINOT" 50 Bottle Global Pinot Noir Collection
LIVE AUCTION ITEM For the serious wine connoisseur whose palette knows no borders, our
global Pinot Noir collection is a must. For the third year in a row, wines showcased by
master sommeliers and international celebrity chefs at Charlie Palmers annual Pigs and Pinot event
have been put to the side to create this one-of-a kind collection. At Pigs and Pinot, 50 hand-selected,
highly acclaimed Pinot Noirs from Sonoma County and around the world were featured. This
collection is a must-have for any serious collector or wine lover. Available only after March 20,
Estimated value: $2500
Donor: Daryl Groom & Charlie Palmer / Pigs N' Pinot
Utah Ski House (Park City, sleeps 22!)
LIVE AUCTION ITEM No excuses for a putting off that family reunion or getaway with you and 21
of your closest friends. Situated in the posh ski resort town of Park City Utah, spacious Prospector
neighborhood home boasts 9 bedrooms, and 6 bathrooms! Located in a quiet neighborhood, just
minutes away from the ski lifts at the base of Park City Mountain Resort and Deer Valley Ski Resort,
you will be able to ski until you drop. With free transportation to the ski resorts only a block and a
half away, it is like having your own driver. Enjoy wonderful dining, nightlife and celebrity spotting.
See Not available on President's Day
Weekend, Christmas or during the 10-day Sundance Film Festival in late January.
Estimated value: $9000
Donor: The Hackett Family
Lancaster Estate Wine Country Getaway with VIP tour/tasting
LIVE AUCTION ITEM A 3 night stay in the heart of the wine country at the Proprietor's Home at
Lancaster Estate on Chalk Hill Road in Sonoma County (sleeps 6). Get those 4-star accommodations
you deserve!! Elegance abounds in this pristine locale surrounded by 50 acres of vineyards right in
our own backyard. Get away from it all right around the corner, or next time, really put the in-laws
up in style! Includes a tour and tasting for 6. see
Estimated value: $6500
Donor: Mr. & Ms. Ted & Nicole Simpkins
Buy Ins
A Night in Persia
BUY-IN ITEM 20 people only. Nothing awakens the senses like the aromas created in a Persian
kitchen. Centuries-old recipes handed down from generation to generation are sure to arouse and
satisfy. At the beautiful home of Elizabeth Hawkins and Dan Rubin, THS parents Bonnie Headley
and Elizabeth Hawkins invite you to a wonderful home-cooked dinner. Your festive meal will be
paired with hand-selected wines for the occasion.
Additional Information: Dinner Date Set for Saturday August 20, 2011
Estimated value: $125
Donor: Ms. Elizabeth Hawkins & Mr. Daniel Rubin
Donor: Bonnie & Jim Headley
Donor: Sahar & Naser Qabazard
Parlor Concert with Pianist Lincoln Mayorga
BUY-IN ITEM 30 people (adults only please). Join renowned concert pianist Lincoln Mayorga
(father of THS parent Rachel Mayorga) in the fabulous hillside home of THS parents Rebecca and
Joel Miller for a summer evening like no other. Concert guests will enjoy an intimate parlor
performance by one of America's most gifted and versatile entertainers. Elegant music, delicious
hors d'oeuvres (from chef/mother of THS parent Cameron Frey) and fabulous wines from the Miller's
collection will make this a memorable event that you won't want to miss. See for a preview.
Additional Information: Limited to 30 guests. One performance only, Sunday afternoon June 5th, 2011.
Estimated value: $100
Donor: Janis Frey
Donor: Mr. Lincoln Mayorga
Donor: Joel & Rebecca Miller
Donor: Patrick Rousche & Rachel Mayorga
Candlelight Winery Dinner
BUY-IN ITEM 10 People only. If you have a passion for great wine and equally great food, you
won't want to miss out on this opportunity to join MacPhail Family Wines, where traditional old
world wine making techniques are used to produce outstanding food friendly wines. The evening
begins with an intimate tasting of select vintage and single vineyard, family-produced handmade
Pinot Noirs. Winemaker and THS parent James MacPhail will guide you through your tasting and
join you at a candlelit dinner table for a delicious gourmet meal prepared by a surprise chef!
Additional Information: 10 guest maximum.
Estimated value: $150
Donor: The MacPhail Family
Poker Party at Bistro Ralph's
BUY-IN ITEM 40 people only. April 3rd, 2011. Royal flush, Four-Of-A-Kind, Full House~enjoy all
the excitement of live action poker at one of Healdsburg's premier dining spots. You don't have to
be a high roller to buy in to this evening of great food and gaming fun. Ralph's poker party includes
playing poker chips, wine and a full dinner at Bistro Ralph's. And, if you play your cards right and
maintain that poker face, you'll have the opportunity to win one of three prizes selected personally by
owner Ralph Tingle. Don't miss this unique event.
Additional Information: 40 people maximum, no firearms, no sharks. Event takes place Sun. April 3rd, 2011.
Estimated value: $100
Donor: Ralph Tingle
Silent Auction
Wine Barrel Beverage Cooler
No drink ever needs to go cold in the wine country again. Be the first on your block to ooze wine
country style with the unique wine barrel repurposed to serve as a chiller. This is a unique piece, a
wine barrel turned sideways, put on legs and converted into a beverage cooler. Simple and easy to
use: 1) Fill with ice and your favorite cold beverages. 2) Start Party.
Estimated value: $850
Donor: World Cooperage
Kids Music Instruction/Books
Has your child expressed an interest in learning a musical instrument or training their voice? Now is
your chance to give it a try! THS parent Heather Cullen, virtuoso music teacher, will give your child
four lessons in any one of the following disciplines: voice, piano, guitar, or viola. She will provide
the instrument, and with the attached $25 gift certificate for books at Levin & Co., you should be
able to find just the right music.
Estimated value: $125
Donor: Heather Cullen
Donor: Levin & Co
Kids Birthday Package
Take the hassle out of your child's next birthday party with this fabulous package! Your 1.5 hour
party will take place at Wine Country Dance Space in Healdsburg. Invite 15 children and enjoy pizza
from Giorgio's and a birthday cake from award-winning Costeaux Bakery. The dance style and
theme will be up to the birthday boy or girl. The birthday child will receive a t-shirt, water bottle,
and tote bag.
Additional Information: Mutually agreed upon date.
Estimated value: $375
Donor: Costeaux French Bakery
Donor: Giorgio's Restaurant
Donor: Wine Country Dance Space
Teeth Whitening Courtesy of Dr. Roger Bartels DDS
Erase unpleasant discoloration and restore your pearly whites with this professional teeth-whitening
product. Over time our teeth can become discolored and dingy and in no time at all you will notice a
beautiful and dazzling smile that will make you eager to show it off.
Estimated value: $330
Donor: Dr. Roger Bartels DDS
Women's Clothing from Arboretum
With offerings from all the top clothing designers, there is no need to look further. Arboretum carries
a beautiful selection of fine clothing for both men and women. $100 GIFT CERTIFICATE for
women's apparel at ARBORETUM in Healdsburg.
Additional Information: Expires: 02/12/12
Not redeemable for cash
Estimated value: $100
Donor: Arboretum
Get Fit!
Alright, no excuses! Sometimes we just need a nudge to get to the gym and get in shape. Anytime
Fitness makes it easy with the latest in exercise equipment, personal trainers, and various specialty
classes. With 24-hour access, you are sure to find the time to get to the gym.
Additional Information: 1 year membership for a single or six month membership for a couple to our 24 hour
access co-ed fitness center located at 490 Larkfield Center (next to Molsberry's Market) in Santa Rosa.
Estimated value: $700
Donor: Anytime Fitness
Stone Sculpture
For generations, tribes in western Kenya have created masterpieces from the Kisii stone. This
beautiful, 15 inch, fair-trade sculpture representing Family Unity is no exception.
Estimated value: $200
Donor: One World Fair Trade
Just Do It!!
Lace up your new complimentary pair of North Face running shoes and hit the pavement with THS's
own award winning runner Leigh Schmitt. Leigh, an outstanding athlete, brings years of training,
equipment and nutritional expertise to your one time fitness consultation. After your consultation,
you and Leigh will go out for a run. In his copious free time THS teacher Leigh Schmitt is a
professional trail and ultra runner. He is a sponsored athlete by both the NORTH FACE and CLIF
BAR corporations. For the last several years, he has been nationally ranked in the top ten male
runners of his sport of Ultrarunning (races whose distance exceed 26.2 miles).
Additional Information: There are absolutely no guarantees that you will be able to keep up with Leigh in
your fancy new shoes, but you will look good trying.
Estimated value: $300
Donor: Leigh Schmitt
Massage and Manicure
It is an undisputable fact massage increases circulation, general wellness, and relaxation. Enjoy a
one-hour massage in the comfort of your own home given by professional massage therapist,
Cassandra Houghton. Choose between Swedish or Deep Tissue massage. We've even added a
manicure from Top Nail in Healdsburg...enjoy!
Estimated value: $270
Donor: Cassandra Houghton
Donor: Top Nail Care
Get Pretty! Latisse & Facial Basket 1
Have you ever wanted fuller and longer eyelashes? Thanks to modern medicine, Latisse Eyelash
builder does just that. Dr. Stephanie Huang has graciously donated one treatment of Latisse Eyelash
builder as well as an esthetician facial. Your Latisse comes beautifully packaged in a basket full of
salon-quality skin care products. You will look fabulous!
Additional Information: Expiration: 02/12
Estimated value: $265
Donor: Dr Stephanie Huang
Elegant Cuff by Pade Vavra Designs
Feel like a celebrity when you don this stunning 22KT Platinum Plated Geode Cuff created by our
own THS parent, Pade Vavra. Seen on singer Rhianna, you will be joining an elite group who share
a passion for the unique, organically-inspired creations of Pade. Learn more at
Additional Information: Sunglasses not included.
Estimated value: $300
Donor: Pade Vavra
Portalupi Wine Tasting for 8
Imagine having a wine tasting party without all the fuss. Portalupi tasting room in Healdsburg will
welcome a party of eight for an evening of wine education and tasting. Your experience will Include
a gift pack of infused olive oil and balsamic vinegar as well as a 1/2 gallon signed bottle of 2008
Portalupi Vaso Di Marina.
Estimated value: $500
Donor: Portalupi Wines
Aldo Luongo, Impressionist Painting
The talented artist, Aldo Luongo, painted this canvas called Morning Walk. Luongo is known for
creating powerful and spirited works that evoke true impressionist emotion. Whether he is portraying
a romantic enclave, a frenzied sporting event, or a richly textured landscape, central to all Luongo
paintings is the balance between memory and hope, sorrow and humor, freedom and control. His
pieces embody the result of a true artist engaged in a passionate process of creation. Learn more at
Estimated value: $2500
Donor: Artiste Winery/Aldo Luongo
North Carolina - Blue Ridge Mountain Condo
A 7 night stay in a lovely private mountain condo in North Carolina. Enjoy a home away from home
high up in the pristine community of Mountain Air in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains.
Additional Information: To make reservations and arrange dates, contact Brian Wiersema, (707) 217-4074 or
at [email protected]
Estimated value: $2000
Donor: Brian & Tiffany Wiersema
Date with Mrs. Inness
Our beloved Kindergarten teacher invites you to join her in an afternoon of fun on the ice. You will
receive admission and skate rental at The Snoopy Ice Arena in Santa Rosa. To take the chill off after
skating, you will enjoy a nice warm cup of hot cocoa and surely some laughs and a kind word.
Thank you Mrs. Inness!
Additional Information: Limit one child, please.
Men over 6 need not apply
Estimated value: $150
Donor: Ms. Jeanette Inness
She's Gotta Have it...
Ladies, we have thrown together some goodies that are sure to put a smile on your face. After
sprucing yourself up with a brow and Brazilian wax, you can head off to Chadwicks of London and
spend your $25 gift certificate on some of the finest intimate apparel. With four Bay Area locations,
you are sure to find something to please even the most discriminating tastes. Finish it off with 2
elegant Champagne glasses from Riedel, the world's glass-maker extraordinaire. Wow - what a
Estimated value: $204
Donor: Chadwick's of London
Donor: Kathy Smith
Donor: Vintage Wine Estates
Head of School for a Day
Do you think your child has what it takes to run The Healdsburg School for a day? Find out as our
beloved leader Sandi Passalacqua takes a well-deserved break and hands over the reins to one
special child. This is a great opportunity for our young leaders to fill some big shoes and learn what
it takes to make our school a success. The lucky student and their family will also enjoy lunch with
Additional Information: Schedule in advance with Head of School.
Estimated value: $500
Donor: The Healdsburg School
Mexican Snorkeling and Diving (1 week)
Whether you are in need of escaping the winter blues, or just craving a fresh margarita, Palapa
Bonita, situated on the Baja peninsula of Mexico, is the answer. Palapa Bonita is a delightful
collection of gardens and patios that cascade down a shaded lot extending almost to the beach. The
main house has a master suite with queen bed, an office area, fireplace, television and internet
connection. The living room and dining room feature traditional Mexican decor, and you can enjoy
your morning coffee in the cozy shaded breakfast area. While at Palapa Bonita, take advantage of the
azure water and spend the day diving or snorkeling. Enjoy an afternoon sailing the Sea Of Cortez on
a boat skippered just for you.
This package includes one day of snorkeling or diving for 4 provided by Sea Sniper
Estimated value: $4500
Donor: Linda Farwell & Cameron Frey
Donor: Sea Sniper
Diamond Earrings by Pade Vavra Designs
Diamonds are indeed a girl's best friend. At least that is how superstars Rhianna, Gwyneth Paltrow,
Demi Moore and Mila Kunis feel when they wear these gorgeous 18KT Gold Herkimer Diamond
Earrings created by Pade Vavra Designs. Learn more at You do
realize this is Valentine's Day event?... hint, hint.
Additional Information: Movie contract not included.
Estimated value: $1100
Donor: Pade Vavra
Quilt from the Kindergartners
Wrap yourself in warm memories with this wonderful quilt hand crafted by the Kindergarten class.
Each child made their own contribution to this colorful Heart-Felt quilt that is adorned with buttons
and beads.
Estimated value: $500
Donor: The Healdsburg School
Ceramics by THS First Graders
The first grade class got down and dirty creating these hand-made clay hearts. Each heart is unique
and demonstrative of the unabashed creativity of these budding artists. Each child individually hand
crafted his or her ceramic heart all-the-while considering what love meant to them. The hearts were
then installed onto a large wooden canvas.
Estimated value: $500
Donor: The Healdsburg School
Jewelry from THS second-graders
Charmed, I am sure! Move over Tiffany's. You will be the talk of the town when you don these
handcrafted silver link bracelets created by the Second Grade students. Each student designed and
assembled these keepsake jewelry pieces that are adorned with individual charms.
Estimated value: $500
Donor: The Healdsburg School
Third Grade Love Tree
Each 3rd grade student embossed a handwritten sentence of what LOVE & FAMILY means to them
and they have been affixed in frame on a cloth backing in an abstract tree shape.
Estimated value: $500
Donor: The Healdsburg School
'The Kiss' from THS Fourth Graders
Taking their cue from the classic by Klimt, the THS fourth graders bring you this utterly personal
and uniquely fourth grade rendition. A wonderful addition to any art collection.
Estimated value: $500
Donor: The Healdsburg School
'Jim Dine' Heart Canvas by THS Fifth Graders
With Jim Dine's classic as a guide, this 5th grade version of a 'Heart' Canvas is sure to bring warmth
and joy to any room.
Estimated value: $500
Donor: The Healdsburg School
Art by THS Sixth Graders
Art is truly seeing beauty where others may not. The Sixth grade class has created a one-of-a-kind
sculpture using scrap and junk metal. This unique piece would make a wonderful addition to your
home or garden.
Estimated value: $500
Donor: The Healdsburg School
Ceramic Hearts by THS Seventh Graders
A collection of hand-built ceramic hearts from THS seventh graders. Each heart is inscribed with a
poem or haiku inspired by the students' idea of love. Writings range from sweet and silly to seventh
grade sublime. A piece to treasure!
Estimated value: $500
Donor: The Healdsburg School
The Love Robot by THS Eighth Graders
Nothing says love like a robot in this technological age! The THS 8th graders proudly present an
eye-catching whimsical robot...
Estimated value: $500
Donor: The Healdsburg School
Women's clothing from M
The M stands for Marty, but after spending your $100 gift certificate at this premiere boutique for
women, you will see why the M might really stand for Marvelous.
Estimated value: $100
Donor: M Clothing
Latisse Lash Builder and Facial Basket 2
Have you ever wanted fuller and longer eyelashes? Thanks to modern medicine, Latisse Eyelash
builder does just that. Dr. Stephanie Huang has graciously donated one treatment of Latisse Eyelash
builder as well as an esthetician facial. Your Latisse comes beautifully packaged in a basket full of
salon-quality skin care products. You will look fabulous!
Estimated value: $265
Donor: Dr Stephanie Huang
It's Dior Dah-ling! Now Get Your Nails Done, Too
This glamorous gift basket by Dior, worth $800, is teaming with only the finest cosmetics, skincare
products and fragrances. Known for their outstanding quality, these highly sought-after Dior
products will make you feel like a million bucks! Plus we've added a $40 GIFT CERTIFICATE TO
INDULGENCE NAIL SPA in Windsor for a manicure and good is that?
Estimated value: $840
Donor: Indulgence Nail Spa
Donor: Dianne Vavra
Donor: Pade Vavra
Sunday Funday!
When you crave the flavors of France, head on over to the award-winning Costeaux Bakery for a
delicious brunch that will leave you satisfied. Feast on authentic French bread, pastries and classic
culinary creations. Then head on over to The Raven Theater for a movie...then head home for a nap
:) What a great way to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon in Healdsburg!
Estimated value: $50
Donor: Costeaux French Bakery
Whether you are 5 or 52, you are never too old for Legos! We have two Lego games that are sure to
bring enjoyment to the whole family. Minitaurus: The mighty Minotaur, a mythical creature, protects
a secret temple hidden deep inside a labyrinth. Be the first to lead your heroes to the temple,
avoiding the Minotaur and cleverly placing walls to block your opponents. Clear and simple rules
make this game great fun for the whole family. Be the first to cast the magic spell in the cauldron!
Magikus: With the help of the owl, you must be the first to collect the four special ingredients from
the shelves. Steal ingredients from your opponents to slow them down and help you win the game. A
simple, yet extremely engaging game for 2 to 4 players.
Estimated value: $46
Donor: Kaleidoscope Toys
Skipstone Winery private tour and lunch for 4
Enjoy an exclusive tour, tasting and lunch for four at the beautiful, 200-acre solar
powered/sustainably farmed Skipstone Ranch. This is an amazing opportunity to visit the Ranch,
have lunch and meet the people of Skipstone, a private winegrowing estate located in the hills above
Alexander Valley. Skipstone is the only Alexander Valley project that acclaimed winemaker,
Philippe Melka, is involved in. See for more information.
Additional Information: Based on availability Mon-Fri for guests over 21 years of age.
Estimated value: $400
Donor: Skipstone Winery
Brush Salon Gift Certificate
Brush is a full service salon conveniently located on the plaza in downtown Healdsburg. Brush offers
top-class haircutting, colour, Keratin anti-frizz treatments, White Science teeth whitening, brow
shaping, and eyelash and eyebrow tinting. Oh! Where to begin?
Estimated value: $250
Donor: Brush Salon
Faberge Egg (replica) with Necklace
Adorned by czars and royalty, the creations of the House of Fabergé are known worldwide for their
unsurpassed detail, craftsmanship and beauty. This replica of a Fabergé egg with flower necklace
and Swarovski Crystal detailing was made in Russia and will be a keepsake for generations to come.
Estimated value: $400
Donor: Khapenkov / McCarthy
Rock Climbing/Instruction at Yosemite
This spectacular package will allow one family to learn and experience the thrill of rock climbing in
one of America's most spectacular climbing areas. Your host for the day will be Dr. Steve
Helms-Tillery. A gifted and personable instructor (he trained extensively with the Arizona
Mountaineering Club) with over 20 years climbing experience, Dr. Helms-Tillery will show you and
your family the ropes and provide everything you need to safely enjoy this dramatic sport for the first
time. No experience required, equipment provided. After a hard day of fun, relax and enjoy a
gourmet campfire dinner matched with Deering wines and watch the stars - telescopes provided!
Additional Information:
Date to be arranged, travel and lodging not included. Children 5 and over only. Climbing is
weather-dependent. No refunds if rain falls. Signed liability waivers required.
Estimated value: $1150
Donor: Julie & Ken Cyphers
Donor: Deering Wines
Donor: Patrick Rousche & Rachel Mayorga
Spin Art!! A Pade Vavra/Cameron Frey original
Round and round it goes, where it stops, nobody knows, but when it does, you won't believe how
good it will look! A 4 foot round canvas featuring a visual feast of color done by THS parents Pade
Vavra and Cameron Frey - pure, classic fun Spin Art!
Estimated value: $500
Donor: Cameron Frey
Donor: Pade Vavra
A $24 and a $55 Gift certificate for services at Original Skin and a $40 gift certificate to Indulgence
in Windsor for a manicure and pedicure and a one hour in-home massage from Cassandra Hougton Swedish or Deep Tissue.
Estimated value: $229
Donor: Cassandra Houghton
Donor: Indulgence Nail Spa
Donor: Original Skin
San Francisco Overnight W/Dinner at Wayfare Tavern
Couples, leave the kids at home and take a break from the rigors of daily life to spoil yourself with a
night out in the city. The Hotel Vitale, located on the Embarcadero Waterfront in San Francisco,
invites you to spend a romantic night in one of their Super Water View rooms. This beautifully
appointed hotel is a true urban oasis offering world-class spa services, and a hip lounge where you
can sample the martinis. Head off to dinner, courtesy of the Bravissimo team, at Wayfare Tavern.
The Wayfare is the new flagship restaurant of Tyler Florence and is the place to delight in classic
comfort food in a rustic yet elegant atmosphere.
Additional Information: Expiration: 02/12/2012. Reservations subject to availability
Estimated value: $800
Donor: Hotel Vitale
Donor: Wayfare Tavern
Gastronomic Inspiration
Be inspired by all the bounty that Sonoma County has to offer. With a $50 gift certificate to the
finest gourmet market in Healdsburg, the Oakville Grocery, and a series of cookbooks from
Copperfields, you will soon be impressing your friends with your culinary creations. Throw in 375
ml of pure Sonoma County Olive Oil from the Geyserville orchard of Dr. David Anderson to get you
Estimated value: $140
Donor: Dr. & Mrs. David & Kathy Anderson
Donor: Copperfield's Books Healdsburg
Donor: Oakville Grocery
Firefighter Dinner in San Francisco For Up To 10 Adults
What is hotter than a man making you a 5-course dinner in suspenders? How about a whole crew of
them? Enjoy this unique opportunity to enjoy a 5-course meal prepared by firefighters in their San
Francisco firehouse. Explore the dynamic neighborhood around the firehouse before and after
dinner. Wherever you end up, you are guaranteed to have a smoking night!
Additional Information: No alcohol in the firehouse please (we are working!). Firefighters and guests will keep
shirts on. Must take place on a Friday or Saturday evening in the months of May, June, or July 2011.
Estimated value: $600
Mendocino Coast Get Away (Gualala)
This cedar, year round vacation get-away is located on the beautiful Mendocino Coast, just north of
Ft. Bragg. Complete with all the amenities, and situated on twelve glorious acres, this beautiful
setting is just the place to watch your troubles melt away. Enjoy your two night stay! Brought to you
by Jim Gay and
Additional Information: Only peace, bliss, and tranquility in this home please!
Estimated value: $500
Donor: Jim Gay at
THS students' wire heart sculpture
Truly a collaborative effort, the 3rd-8th grade students at THS contributed their artistic talents to this
one-of-a-kind wire heart sculpture attached to a rock base. This piece will make an excellent
addition to any home or garden.
Estimated value: $1500
Donor: The Healdsburg School
Sonoma/Napa Instant Wine Cellar (100 bottles)
Colby or Copain?, Davenport or Dry Creek?, Ramey or Rodney Strong? need to choose, try
them all...and many others! This 100 bottle instant wine cellar package is loaded with fine wines
from a variety of high-quality small, medium, and large producers in the heart of Sonoma and Napa
Counties. Whether you are new to wine collecting or have been enjoying fine wines for years, this
is the package to get your collection started or to keep it going strong.
Additional Information: Delivery to your home (within a 20 mile radius of Healdsburg/Santa Rosa) included.
Estimated value: $3000
Sonoma Essence Mercantile Gift Basket
A basket of delectable local goods.Sonoma Essence Mercantile is an old time Mercantile Store
carrying products that are, Local, Natural and found within Sonoma County. Practical useful
merchandise that speaks to the "Essence of Sonoma" Experience Yesterday Today!
Estimated value: $110
Donor: Sonoma Essence Mercantile
Boot Puppies
These playful boot accessories add a dash of fabric style to any boots. Be part of the next footwear
fashion trend!
Estimated value: $50
Donor: Teri Vaziri
Wooden Candleholders
These striking candle holders are made by our very own THS parent Ed McCutchan with 60 year old
camelia wood.
Estimated value: $50
Donor: Sue & Edward McCutchan
Wine-a-Bay-Go plus Wine Tours!
This amazing Wine-A-Bay-Go tour of Dry Creek Valley is for 10 adults. Start your day off by
climbing aboard the posh, limo-style bus and settle in for a luxurious 6-hour tour of wine country.
Start with a tasting at Copain Winery, then a tour, tasting, and lunch at Lambert Bridge Winery. Cap
off your day with tastings at both Truett-Hurst Winery & Dutcher Crossing...pinch yourself, you are
not dreaming! Tours by arrangement. Blackout dates include June 3, June 11, July 8, August 5,
August 9, September 9, and December 3, 2011.
Estimated value: $1000
Donor: Copain Winery
Donor: Healdsburg Tours
Donor: Lambert Bridge Winery
Donor: Dutcher Crossing Winery
Donor: Truett Hurst Winery
Boisset Grand Cru Tasting for 2
Boisset Family Estates, a family-owned producer and importer of fine wines with its roots in
Burgundy, France, invites you and a guest to a flight tasting of their eight select Grand Cru.
Estimated value: $200
Donor: Boisset Winery
Bravissimo Special Bulk Wine in Barrel
BUY-IN ITEM 22 cases only. Romantic Rhone Blend! One of the great things about the THS
community is the bounty of wonderful wine families.Six wine producing families from our
community have offered up the fruits of their labor and combined their Rhone wines to produce a
one-of-a-kind custom Romantic Rhone blend.Your share of the barrel will be one full case of wine,
adorned with a custom label designed and created by student artists at The Healdsburg School.In the
summer/fall of 2011, two guests per buy-in will participate in a luncheon and bottling session at
Merriam Winery in Sonoma County, where you will learn a little about the process and take home
your newly bottled wine. Join the fun!!
Estimated value: $300
Donor: Cameron Frey, Wells Guthrie, Bion Rice, Matthew Smith, Carrol Kemp, Christopher O'Gorman
Carmel Road, 3 Liter 2008 Monterey Chardonnay
Estimated value: $75
Donor: Carmel Road
Francis Ford Coppola VIP #2 Family Day Pass
Includes tasting and tour for 4, lunch at Pool Café, 4 pool passes, 1 cabin, and 1 bottle of Director's
Cut wine
Estimated value: $400
Donor: Coppola Winery
Foppiano 3 Liters 2008 RRV Petite Syrah
Estimated value: $250
Donor: Foppiano Vineyards
La Crema, 3 Liter 2008 Sonoma Coast Chardonnay
Estimated value: $100
Donor: La Crema
La Jota 2 Magnums
1998 Anniversary Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley and 2000 Anniversary Cabernet Sauvignon,
Napa Valley
Estimated value: $400
Donor: La Jota Vineyard Co.
Pahlmeyer Vertical of Merlot 2004-2006 in Gift Box
Estimated value: $200
Donor: Pahlmeyer Winery
Revana 3-bottle Collectors Box of 2006 St. Helena Cabernet Sauvignon
Estimated value: $390
Donor: Revana
Robert Mondavi 3 bottle Vertical of Napa Valley Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Estimated value: $390
Donor: Robert Mondavi Winery
Saintsbury 1/2 case of Vineyard Designate Wines. 4 Pinots/2 Syrahs
Estimated value: $260
Donor: Saintsbury Vineyard
Sonoma County Trifecta of aged Zins
2004 Wilson Tori Zin (Harvest Fair Red Sweepstakes Winner), 2005 Bella Dry Creek Zin, 2006 Jack
William The Jester Zin
Estimated value: $100
Donor: The Readys
MacPhail 1 Magnum Sonoma Coast Goodin Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot
Laser etched, hand-painted and signed, 3 Liter bottle of MacPhail 2004 Goodin Vineyard Sonoma
Coast Pinot Noir. This special bottle is one of only three created. 92 Points Wine Spectator.
Estimated value: $250
Donor: MacPhail Winery
Williams Selyem 3 Liters 2007 Westside Road Neighbors Pinot Noir etched
and signed plus T&T for 4 at the new Estate Winery
Estimated value: $500
Donor: Williams Selyem Winery
Acacia Winery, 1 Magnum Acadia Marsh Chardonnay, Carneros
Estimated value: $50
Donor: Acacia Winery
Arista Winery, 1 Magnum 2008 Longbow Pinot Noir, RRV
Estimated value: $130
Donor: Arista Winery
Arrowood,1 Magnum 2004 Réserve Specialé Cab
2004 Réserve Specialé Cabernet Sauvignon
Estimated value: $70
Donor: Arrowood Winery
Dutcher Creek, 1 Magnum of 2007 Proprietors Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Estimated value: $65
Donor: Dutcher Creek
Hartford Court 1 Magnum 2007 Four Hearts Vynd RRV Chardonnay
Estimated value: $80
Donor: Hartford Court
Kendall-Jackson 1 Magnum 2006 Highland Estates Seco Highlands Pinot Noir
Estimated value: $80
Donor: Kendall-Jackson
Murphy Goode Magnum 2008 Liars Dice Zinfandel
Estimated value: $45
Donor: Murphy Goode Winery
Pelton House 1 Magnum of 2005 Merlot
Estimated value: $60
Donor: Pelton House
Unti 1 Magnum 2007 Benchland Syrah
Estimated value: $75
Donor: Unti Vineyards