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Auction Items Farm Dinner 2019

Please scroll down to view the silent auction items and click on the logos to get a preview of some of the fun and exciting items that will be offered for auction at the fabulous FARM DINNER on August 24, 2019. We are very grateful to these donors and encourage you to support them year-round! Farm Dinner Details - Click


Lady Liberty - Icon of New York City   New York City - Here we come!

New York is your home for 5 days (and 4 nights) at a gracious, completely upgraded garden home in the trendy Hunter’s Point section of New York City. Located one block from the East River and directly across from the UN Building, the house is a three-story stand-alone family home. The house is fully furnished with every amenity and easily accommodates six people and can sleep eight. Only one subway stop to Grand Central Station, the house has easy access to Manhattan, Times Square, Broadway, museums and shopping. This item includes a $1,000 gift card for travel expenses! Click for photos and details of the house and neighborhood>

Courtesy of Doug and Freda Otto
Travel must be booked at a mutually agreeable date.
Expires December 31, 2020

Race Car   Grand Prix Weekend - Race for this exclusive package!

This fabulous opportunity to attend the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, April 17-19, 2020, includes two three-day Reserved Grandstand tickets, parking pass for all three days, tickets for two to Grand Prix Foundation Casino Night, entrance to the exclusive Club C-300 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, (with catered lunch for two on Saturday and Sunday) and hotel accommodations for two at the Westin Hotels and Resorts. And the once in a lifetime opportunity for a Pace Car Ride for one on Friday of race weekend. This item includes a $100 dining gift card to the Boathouse. Grand Prix of Long Beach>

Courtesy of The Grand Prix Foundation of Long Beach , Long Beach Convention and Visitor’s Bureau and Matt Knabe
Valid April 17-19, 2020. No cash value.
Expires April 19, 2020


Catalina Island   Catalina Getaway Sponsored by the Catalina Island Conservancy

Roundtrip tickets on Catalina Express with seating in the Commodore’s Lounge and a THRILLING Back-Country Jeep Tour. Catalina Express' fleet of eight fast, modern boats make for a quick, easy, and fun getaway.  Whether you are seeking a unique educational experience in the great outdoors or simply a relaxing eco-tour, you will enjoy an unforgettable experience and gain new appreciation of Catalina Island.  A $300 gift card is included for incidental expenses.

Courtesy of Catalina Express and Catalina Island Conservancy
Subject to weather and availability. Excluding Summer holidays and holiday weekends.
No cash value, does not include taxes and fees estimated at $17 per person.
Expires August 24, 2020


Ranch Hands' Dining Room   Insider’s Tour of the Rancho and Fred Bixby’s Vault

Enjoy a very special tour of Rancho Los Alamitos with Jeff Green, grandson of rancher Fred H. Bixby and his wife Florence.  Your exclusive tour will conclude with a modern twist on a farm fresh ranch hands’ dinner for 8 created by Chef Paul of Primal Alchemy and served in the historic Ranch Hands’ Dining Room where the ranch workers took their meals.  Wine to be provided by Seven Angels Cellars.  Personalized tour will include perspectives of a young boy who spent his summers visiting and working at the ranch, as well as a behind-the-scenes tour of the old ranch business offices in their current “before” condition, prior to upcoming restoration. 

Courtesy of Primal Alchemy, Seven Angels Cellars, and J. Jeffrey Green
Must be booked at a mutually agreeable date and time. Excludes Friday and Saturday nights.
Expires August 23, 2020


Paso Robles Get Away

Escape to stunning Paso Robles for a truly magical weekend.  Your package includes accommodations for two nights at the historic Paso Robles Inn (est. 1889), where the Bixby family stayed when they were visiting the Nacimiento and other ranches in the area. https://www.pasoroblesinn.com/hotel-services-amenities/history.   Two-night stay for two at the quintessential Paso Robles Inn situated in the heart of California’s Wine Country (holiday weekends excluded.)  You’ll enjoy the perfect blend of relaxation and excitement with unmatched access to shopping, dining and entertainment.  Best of all, you are a short ride to Seven Angels Cellars, an exceptional boutique, family-owned winery where you will experience a complimentary wine tasting and vineyard tour on their Kawasaki MULE for up to four guests.  Definitely a great way to experience Paso Robles for the first or for the hundred and first time.  As if that was not enough, you will go home with a great gift basket curated by Seven Angels that includes three bottles of delicious wines from Seven Angels Cellars, Two Go Vinos (logo plastic glasses), a corkscrew, and sunglasses. 

Courtesy of Seven Angels Cellars and Audrey Kerr Events
Travel must be booked at a mutually agreeable date and time. Excludes holidays.
Expires August 24, 2020

Bixby's car in 1912 at Paso Robles Inn   Paso Robles Inn


 
Silent Auction Items

Please scroll down to view the silent auction items and click on the logos to get a preview of some of the fun and exciting items that will be offered for auction at the fabulous FARM DINNER on August 24, 2019. We are very grateful to these donors and encourage you to support them year-round!

Eagle Eye Logo Belle Tuckerman Long Beach Airport Logo Laugh Factory Logo Kitchen Essentials logo
Fair Trade Long Beach Long Beach Police Department Badge Trader Joe's Logo Roclord Studio Burke Williams Logo
The Derk Group Queen Mary Estate Sales by Steve Chick-Fil-A Logo
Off the Hook Logo

Hill Street Boxing Gym Logo

Pinot's Palette PIlates X
Flight Deck Outer Limits Tattoo Clydesdale Ranch Dream Dinners FT# Tactical
Polly's Coffee Polly's Pies Lumbar Yard Row House Deep Blue Scuba
Wonder Valley AJ's Pet Au Pair WOF LOGO Ocean Institute Aquarium of the Pacific
Skirball Cultural Center Planes of Fame Long Beach Opera Logo Musical Theater West Logo Gladstones Logo
Cyclehaus Logo LOgo Long Beach Camerata Singers My Acting Studio Schooner or Later Logo Tina Moses Skin Care Logo
Luke Burns Magician Cooked Duck Logo J & L Jewelry Roger Dunn Golf Shops Bliss on Broadway
Temecula Olive Oil San Diego Farm Animal Rescue L'Opera Ristorante Logo Ocelot at OC Zoo The Barre Method

Anchors Away Boat Rentals

  Parkers' Lighthouse    

Eagleye Videography - A family day at the beach? Maybe a wedding? Our professional videographer will capture important moments in cinematic style on video for you to keep. Share a short version of it on social media. You'll get up to three hours of filming in up to two locations. Eagleye Videography Website> and you can check out the video produced for the Rancho at this link: Rancho Los Alamitos>

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Arte Bella - We are delighted to announce that sculptor, Belle Tuckerman, has donated two sculptures to this auction, Samadhi and Cheyenne. See samples of her unique work on her website >.

"I approach the art of sculpting like seeing through the lens of a camera. In each sculpture I create I express my personal truth in the powerful faces that emerge. My desire is to create art that coaxes viewers to look deeper into life and see the truth of what is there."

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Anchors Away Boat Rentals - Voted #1 Duffy Boat Rental Company In Long Beach. Relax on the water with friends in a Duffy boat. Thanks to Anchors Boat Rentals for donation of this rental.

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Brunch for Four at Schooner or Later - Enjoy a waterfront dining experience and Brunch for Four with Orange Juice plus a bottle of Mumm at the cafe that has been pleasing customers and celebrating Long Beach history since 1985. Schooner or Later >

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Tickets to the Laugh Factory - Long Beach - Opening its doors in 1979, the World Famous Laugh Factory has been recognized as "the #1 comedy club in the country" by such high-profile media as USA Today. With southern California locations in Hollywood (its original Sunset Boulevard locale) and Long Beach (opened in 2008), comedy's top stars, as well as today's brightest emerging talent, shine on its legendary stage. Laugh Factory - Long Beach

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Two-hour Private Lesson at Off the Hook Kiteboarding - Kiteboarding is an incredible sport and it's an absolute blast! At Off The Hook Kiteboarding we focus on safety, experienced instruction, solid gear, and fun! The hook logo is the Māori symbol for safe travel across water. This items is a "Newbie Dry Land Lesson" where you will learn how to control the kite and learning about  wind direction. Off the Hook Kiteboarding

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Hill Street Boxing Gym, Signal Hill - 2-Boxing Sessions One-on-One or 1-month unlimited classes and gym membership. Hill Street Boxing Gym's goal is to offer a great cardio workout, self-defense techniques, and everyday stress relief - all in a family friendly atmosphere. Check out their website >

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Paint & Sip - Bid to win the gift basket from Pinot's Palette that will be filled with wine & glasses, a canvas and paints for kids plus gift certificates to paint and wine class for two - an unforgettable evening of friends, fun, beer, wine and painting in Long Beach! They provide everything you need for a great night out. Visit their website >

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A Cooking Class at Prep Kitchen Essentials - Since the very first class, our goal has been to create a comfortable, practical, social and instructive teaching environment where participants can learn to become more confident and capable in the kitchen. Our mission is to provide accessible, fun and meaningful instruction; empowering our guests to be confident and adventurous in the kitchen. Visit their website >

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Flight Deck Flight Simulation Center - Fighter Jet Fox-1 Mission -"WE SUPPLY EVERYTHING BUT THE FOREHEAD SWEAT!" Find Your Inner Top Gun by experiencing what it's like to be a pilot. The flight is simulated but the experience is Real. EXPERIENCE the thrill of aerial maneuvers at 600 knots and air-to-air combat in an authentic military flight simulator. FEEL what it’s like to take the controls of a commercial airliner in our Boeing 737 flight simulator. Flight Deck Flight Website>

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Outer Limits Tattoo - Something special from oldest continously operated tattoo shop in America and the second oldest in the world. The inside of this gorgeous shop is a feast for those who appreciate history and vintage details. It is a world class tattoo shop, historical site, & tattoo museum collection. Check out their website >

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USS Battleship IOWA - Four General Admission Tickets. Learn the History! Thank a veteran and experience first hand how they lived aboard Battleship IOWA. You will hear veterans stories first-hand. Kids and adults alike enjoy the award-winning tour with activities. During WWII and the Korean War, it was called the "Mighty I", and for the 1980's Cold War, it was the "Big Stick", which referred to President Teddy Roosevelt's advice: "Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far." Visit the website >

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Pilates X - One month of unlimited Pilates, Yoga & Cardio classes! - Pilates X is a boutique style studio voted #1 in Long Beach! We specialize in Pilates, cardio and reformer classes with experienced instructors welcoming all ages and fitness levels without intimidation.  Click here for their goreous website >

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Polly's Gourmet Coffee - A Pound-a-Month of for One Year! - In 1976, when most people were satisfied with coffee made from one pound metal cans from the supermarket, Mike Sheldrake decided to offer people something better. Long before the ubiquitous chain coffee stores appeared on every corner, Mike blended his deep knowledge of coffee roasting and brewing with his passion for people and built Polly's Gourmet Coffee. (Offer excludes Kona Coffee) Polly's Gourmet Coffee>

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Polly's Pies for a Year! - Pies! Enjoy a Pie-a-Month. What is your favorite? Cherry? Apple? Banana Cream? Polly's Pies are baked fresh every day. They even offer "no sugar added" pies! Comes with 12 pie certificates (one for every month) Polly's Pies>

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Covell's California Clydesdales Ranch - Enjoy a Trail Ride for Two. Located on the central coast in beautiful Cambria, California. The ranch is perfect for a trail ride for two. Covell's has a herd of beautiful Clydesdale horses living like wild horses in meadows overlooking the Pacific Ocean. A trip to the ranch is perfect for horse lovers and nature lovers of all ages. It will be an experience you will never forget. Visit Covell's Website >

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Dream Dinners - Fountain Valley - Homemade, Made Easy - Family dinners that take the stress and work out of meal planning and preparation. This two-part Dream Dinner experience includes Part 1 - an Introduction to Dream Dinner and Part 2 - a party for you and 9 guests, each preparing a meal to take home. Learn more >

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Wonder Valley Ranch Resort | River Way Ranch Camp - Enjoy a Candle Light & Carriage Get-a-Way for 2 guests. This package includes an overnight stay, half an hour carriage ride, breakfast the next morning. A $250.00 value. Website >

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Alexis Jane (AJ), the Pet Au Pair - Professional Dog Walker, Alexis Jane, is offering three 45-minute walks with your pooch. Serving Long Beach and Seal Beach. Check out AJ's Facebook page >

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The Lumbar Yard - Massage (50 minutes), Initial Exam and Chiropractic Treatment. A $200 value! Learn more >

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Field Time Target and Training - FT3 Tactical - Take aim at Orange County's Premier Indoor Shooting Range. Score a One-Year Platinum Membership with one free hour of private instruction for up to three people plus a free T-shirt. Polish up your pistol or rent one of ours for target practice on one of our 28 lanes. All lanes are 25 feet long. Shoot for FT3 Tactical Website >

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Ocean Institute Membership - Supporting Membership - Family with two named adults and their children or grandchildren. Free Admission year round to Ocean Education Center programs and 10% discount in gift store. Ocean Institute >

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Wheel of Fortune - Production Passes for Four - You've been watching Vanna White and Pat Sajak from your living room, right? Now's your chance to be there in person with three friends. You'll get a Wheel of Fortune hat, an autograph from Vanna and Pat and four production passes! Wheel of Fortune >

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One Month Unlimited Membership to Row House - Row House, a boutique fitness concept is revolutionizing the way people view indoor rowing. Co-founders and husband/wife team, Eric Von Frohlich and Debra Strougo took the rowing machine out of the corner, and put it front in center. Unlimited class access for one month plus a T-shirt! Website>

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Deep Blue Scuba & Swim Center - The place where aquatic journeys begin. Dive into the deep blue with a discovery scuba diving experience for one! Deep Blue Scuba >

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Aquarium of the Pacific - Eight tickets to the Aquarium - The Aquarium offers fun for the whole family, including animals you can touch, whale watching cruises, daily shows with our animal care experts, and its new Pacific Visions wing featuring an immersive theater show.  Website>

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Skirball Cultural Center - Be a Member for a Day! - The Skirball Cultural Center is a place of meeting guided by the Jewish tradition of welcoming the stranger and inspired by the American democratic ideals of freedom and equality. We welcome people of all communities and generations to participate in cultural experiences that celebrate discovery and hope, foster human connections, and call upon us to help build a more just society. Website>


Planes of Fame Air Museum - Four Guest Passes. Planes of Fame Air Museum is an aviation museum in Chino, California, and Valle, Arizona. The museum has many flying and static aircraft, along with multiple rare examples under restoration. Website>


Long Beach Opera - Two tickets to Long Beach Opera - a Southern California opera company serving the greater Los Angeles and Orange County metroplex. Founded in 1979, it is the oldest established professional opera company in the L.A. area. Website>

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Musical Theatre West - Two tickets to Southern California's Premier Musical Theatre Company! Website>

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Gladstones Long Beach - Score a $50 gift certificate to this award-winning seafood restaurant in Long Beach. Website>

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Cyclehaus - One month free membership! Our workouts are perfectly tailored to cutting edge playlists, and designed to be a retreat from everyday life. Each ride, physically and mentally stimulating, will challenge you to new heights. Website>

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Long Beach Camerata Singers - Two premium general seating to 2019-2020 season. "We are dedicated to excellence in choral music with the support of our loyal community and our talented performers." Website>

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My Acting Studio - One session of One-on-One Coaching. One-on-one coaching is an essential and accelerated tool to help you identrify blocks and elimnate bad habits. This concentrated learning is a powerful way to get achieve your goals an an accelrated rate and can be used for preparing you for auditions, meetings with agents and casting director as well as preparing auditions.
All great actors have a coach. And so do great athletes. Website>

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Long Beach Airport - (LGB) - Have an exclusive tour of Long Beach Airport including a personal guided walking tour of historic terminal, an escorted airport perimeter tour, validated parking and some LGB Airport swag! The Long Beach Airport tour offers guests a behind-the-scenes glimpse of Airport operations, rich aviation history, classic architecture and mosaic artwork. Priceless! Website>

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Tina Moses Skin Care - The best way to achieve younger, better looking skin without plastic surgery. Relax and be beautiful with a 90-minute Go Euro Baby spa treatment. https://www.tinamoses.com/

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The Queen Mary - Enjoy a one-night stay aboard the Queen Mary in a Deluxe Stateroom. This is your chance to get away from it all close to home in one of Long Beach's biggest attractions. Website>

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Chick-Fil-A - at the Long Beach Traffic Circle has donated a gift basket filled with $125 worth of food coupons and merchandise. Delicious and fun! Website>

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Estate Sales by Steve - Here is an unique item: A $100 gift certificate good for all merchandise. Estate Sales By Steve provides a quality, knowledgable & professional estate sales team. Sales occur about every 30 days. Website>

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Round of Golf for Four at the Virginia Country Club. Today, as always, the standards at Virginia Country Club – owned by its 415 limited membership—are second to none for both social entertainment and athletic purposes. A $500 value donated by Michael Derk of the Derk Group. Website>

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Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra - Two B level tickets for the 2019-2020 Season. Beloved by audiences and praised by critics, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, known to Angelenos as LACO, is a preeminent interpreter of historical masterworks as well as a champion of contemporary composers. Website>

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Close-Up Magic - One free hour of close up card magic by Luke Burns. Holiday Parties! Birthday Parties! Work Events! Weddings! And More. Luke will come to your location (anywhere in Orange County or Long Beach) to perform one free hour of close up card magic to you and your guests.

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The Crooked Duck - The gift certificate from this neighborhood grille will help you to enjoy the fare of breakfst, lunch or dinner. Visit their website>

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J & L Fine Jewelry - J&L Jewelry has been a family owned and operated business where people go for a trusted jeweler and friendly customer service for over 28 years! A $150 gift certificate. Website>

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Roger Dunn Golf Shops - $125 Gift Certificate Website>

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Bliss on Broadway - Bliss on Broadway is a full service spa renowned for it's friendly, unpretentious staff, aesthetically pleasing and soothing atmosphere and more notably for its qualified and certified professionals. Website>

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OC Zoo & Irvine Park Railroad Pass- The OC Zoo is located inside beautiful Irvine Regional Park in the city of Orange. The Zoo is nestled among the majestic 477 acre wilderness park. The Zoo's focus is on animals and plants native to the southwestern United States. Website>

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Burke Williams created the original urban day spa in 1984, elevating the spa experience to a new art form. Drawing inspiration from world-class European day spas, we combine the finest traditions with nourishing innovations to transport you from the stress of everyday life. Website>

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Parkers' Lighthouse - A proud recipient of Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence, Parkers’ Lighthouse is known for its mesquite grilled fresh seafood and spectacular views, and is home to a beautiful two-story wine cellar. Website>

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Roclord Studio - A fine art studio specializing in Unconventional Portrait Photography. The studio is located in the Singer Building, situated in the heart of Pasadena’s Historic Playhouse District. Snap up this portrait photography package with three meetings (consultation, studio session, image presentation). Website>

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The Bar Method - Long Beach - One month of unlimited clases at the Bar Method Long Beach, a boutique fitness studio offering barre classes for students of all levels. The signature method uses your own body weight, the ballet barre and a few props to create a transformative workout that results in long, lean sculpted muscles. Website>

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San Diego Farm Animal Rescue - We rescue farm animals in need, educate through experience, and advocate for compassionate, sustainable, and environmentally friendly policies. We do not subscribe to any doctrine or ideology but rather serve our community through inclusive opportunities. The Farm is donating a one night stay in its B&B plus a tour. San Diego Farm Animal Rescue

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Temecula Olive Oil - The gift box from Temecula Olive Oil Company contains an assortment of Olive Oil, Balsamic Vinegar, olives and soap packaged in a beautiful custom gift box. PLUS a Ranch Tour Certificate of Temecula Olive Oil Ranch for four guests on the 2nd or 4th Saturday of every month at 10am.

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L'Opera Ristorante is located on Pine Avenue in one of Long Beach's most famous historical landmarks that began life in 1906 as the First National Bank of Long Beach. The building is one of the most beautiful structures in Long Beach. A $100 Gift Certificate will help you enjoy their warm yet elegant approach to your 5 star dining experience. L'Opera Ristorante

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Long Beach Police Department - A hosted lunch with the LBPD Port Police Commander, a tour of the Joint Command and Control Center and a Harbor Boat Tour. Website

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Trader Joe's - Go home with an Italian Pasta Dinner in a Grocery Bag - just for you. Trader Joe's

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Fair Trade Long Beach - Fair Trade Long Beach (FTLB) is a coalition of activists, advocates, and ethical businesses working to increase the availability and use of Fair Trade products throughout Long Beach, California and the surrounding communities. Fair Trade Long Beach is part of a global movement to normalize fair trade as an institutional practice and consumer preference across 24 countries and on six continents. Item includes an African Mud Rug. Fair Trade Long Beach

 


 

We are grateful for donations from these and other generous businesses

Buono's Pizzaria

Cafe Piccolo

Naples Rib Company

 

 

Olive Gourmet Grocery

Open Sesame (Long Beach)

Papalucci's Autentico Ristorante


Rance's Chicago Pizza

Skirball Cultural Center

Sprouts Farmers Market


Major funding provided by:
Farmers & Merchants Bank - Title Sponsor
Don Temple Family Charitable Foundation - Patron Sponsor
Port of Long Beach - Patron Sponsor
         
F&M Bank Logo   Don Temple Family Charitable Foundation   Port of Long Beach Logo

And a special thank you to our Major Donors:
Seven Angels Logo Primal Alchemy Catering Logo Logo for Long Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau Louie's on 2nd Logo Otto Logo
Grand Prix of Long Beach Boathouse on the Bay Logo Westin Hotels   Gloria Deukmejian

 

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