LUNAFEST San Jose 2023 Auction


Mid-Week Getaway to Wine Country Package (Retail Value: $5,500) - 2 nights at Sanctuary on Lytton for 10+ in Geyserville & tour for 10 at Miyoko’s famous Rancho Compasion 

Sanctuary on Lytton A hidden gem in Healdsburg with a beautiful pond and open views of Alexander valley and Mt St Helena. Enjoy 2 nights at this exclusive 11.67 acre estate is located in Alexander Valley, the heart of wine country, just 7min from the Healdsburg Plaza. Convenient location is ideal, yet the space holds an intimate sense of privacy essential for your friends/family retreat or corporate event.It's an Extraordinary Oasis for your Group, with a pool/hot tub and bird sanctuary! ($5,000 value)

Rancho Compasion tour at the sanctuary in Nicasio, just 30 miles from Sonoma, for up to 10 people. The farmed animal sanctuary provides a loving, lifelong home for rescued farm animals and to change public perception about animals typically regarded as food. Their sanctuary promotes a compassionate and sustainable lifestyle for animals, our planet and our health. ($500 value)


Mid-Week Mendocino get back to Nature Package (Retail Value: $2595) - 2 nights at The Stanford Inn by the Sea and a plant-based picnic for 4 at a farm animal sanctuary 

The Stanford Inn by the Sea  (Mendocino) 2 nights accommodations at the Conde Naste Readers Choice winner. On a Coastal hillside, the Stanford Inn & Resort overlooks Mendocino Bay and the resort’s historic farm. A haven, the resort offers exquisite opportunities to reconnect with one another, nature, your creativity and joyfulness.  This package also features dinner at the Raven's Restaurant, featured in Oprah Magazine and other publications, as nationally acclaimed gourmet vegan cuisine. Ravens Restaurant is the essential dining experience on the Mendocino Coast. ($1675 value)

Charlie’s Acres where they rescue farm animals who were abused or destined for the dinner table. Enjoy a private tour and picnic experience for four Meet animals including Mitch the Cow with his stately saunter and Franklin the turkey who spreads his wings and struts his stuff. ($920 value)


Wine and Film Extravaganza Package (Retail Value: $638) - Marin Film and Food Festival and Sonoma Valley Vegan wine tour for 2

Film and Food Night with a Miyoko Schinner, August 5 at Dominican University – 2 event tickets. They will be showing the North America pre-premiere of Christspiracy. Super interesting film that turns religious history on its end as it explores the ethics of veganism from a historical perspective. The filmmakers will be there to talk about the film. (value $300)

La Belle Vie Tours Farm Sanctuary and Vegan Wine Tour for 2. Relax with friends new and old on this shared experience which includes transportation for the day to the sanctuary and two wineries in Sonoma Valley, boxed vegan lunch and a donation to Charlie's Acres for the tour. Wine tasting fees are not included and range from $40-60 per person/per winery.  (Value $338.00)


Surprise the Kids Package - Paint your Pet, cuddle the cats & check out capybaras ($312 value)

The Dancing Cat admission for 4 - one hour visits to the lounge. Relax & enjoy some time with the kitties (value $60)

Happy Hollow Park and Zoo - be sure to check out the oh-so-cute capybaras and the inquisitive meerkats, plus see if you fit down the slide during your day at the park - admission tickets for 4 (value $72)

Silicon Valley Pet Project / PUP Plaza Paint Your Pet classSept 9th at 2pm for 2​​. Join and create your own, one-of-a-kind acrylic pet portrait on canvas, done in a colorful style inspired by Pop Artist Andy Warhol. No artistic experience is necessary! Really! (value $180)


Lunch with County of Santa Clara District 2 Supervisor Cindy Chavez (PRI

Talk affordable housing, transportation and the environment with Cindy, or just catch up on the weather and enjoy a nice lunch. (value - priceless) 


Deep dive in to San Jose ($160 value) Enjoy tickets to the Museum and laugh at the Improve

San Jose Museum of Art admission tickets for 8 people. Perhaps you will want to check out the exhibit, “A Point Stretched” highlighting artworks in a variety of mediums that stretch, compact, and warp the viewer’s sense of time. And perhaps you will want to stay for lunch for a bite at their cafe. (value $80)

San Jose Improv Catch a great show and get your giggles on with a four pack of VIP tickets to the Improv. 

And take in the historic building, it’s gorgeous too. (value $80)


Theater Buffs ($585 value) 10 Theater shows and musicals throughout Bay area

Palo Alto Players - 2 tickets to a show in Player's 2023-2024 Season. With community at their core, Palo Alto Players is the home for creating exceptional theatre experiences that inspire, entertain, and enrich the lives of our local artists and audiences. ($115 value)

Citylights Theater 2 tickets to a show, your choice. Perhaps you will want to make The River Bride, that starts out, “Once upon a time, in a fishing village along the Amazon, there lived two sisters struggling to find their "happily ever after." ($112 value)

San Jose Stage 4 tickets to the final production of the season, "The Play That Goes Wrong." This Olivier Award-winning comedy is a hilarious hybrid of Monty Python and Sherlock Holmes, you will be sure to be laughing. ($248 value) 

San Jose Playhouse With original music that celebrates a bygone era, audience participation, unpredictable contestants & fabulous prizes, THANKS FOR PLAYING! THE GAME SHOW SHOW brings this fast-paced world to life. Auction includes 2 tickets to a performance of the musical.  ($110 value)


Immersion in Local History Package ($670 value) Downtown landmarks tour, firehouse and history 

San Jose Firehouse Museum private tour and catered lunch.  The Mission of the SJFM is to preserve the history of the San Jose Fire Department, educate the public and serve the City of San Jose and it’s Fire Chief. Their collection, one of the largest and best in the United States. dates back to 1810. They have over 30 apparatus, including hose carts, hand pumpers, hook & ladders, fire engine pumpers & steamers, chemical hose wagons, fire chiefs cars, and aerial ladder trucks. (value $300)

Preservation Action Council private tour for up to 10 people for about 90 mins visiting key downtown landmarks. Tour choices include Plaza, Landmarks and Loss: Market Street and More; Banks to beers: SOFA District, S. First St. or Churches, courts, and trolleys: St James Historic District. (value $200)

History San José  - Learn more about the history of San José and the Santa Clara Valley at the History Park. An Orchard level membership includes: Eight (8) tickets to the annual Red, White & Blue Picnic held in July, invitations to members-only events, discounted admission for most programs and tours, free family tickets (2 Adult & 2 Youth) to History Park’s Children’s Halloween Haunt OR History Park and the Children’s Heritage Holiday Program. ($100 value)

Computer History Museum  Explore the evolution of our technological world. Discover stories and insights that illuminate the people and innovations that transformed our world. 4 Complimentary Admission Tickets to the museum. ($70 value) 


Be a Tourist package  ($205 value) Enjoy an amazing food tour & check out the floating White House in Oakland 

Edible Excursions want an amazing tour of good food and a bit of exercise, join in for one ticket to the San Francisco Ferry Building and Farmer’s Market tour, or perhaps the tour of Japantown with restaurants, ethnic markets, and mom-and-pop food businesses that make this district so special.($85 value)

USS Potomac - the floating White House in Oakland's Jack London Square. It was FDR's presidential yacht from 1936 until his death in 1945. Enjoy a 2-hour cruise on the San Francisco Bay for two. Imagine the wind in your hair, the sun on your face, and soaking in the rich history of the yacht built in 1934. (Value $120)


It’s 5PM Somewhere ($105 value)

Open a bottle of Carol’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation ($105 value)  J.Lohr - start your day sipping water at the gym then as the meetings get progressively longer, make a plan to open a bottle of yummy Carole’s Vineyard Cab Sav with your new corkscrew. ($105 value)


Get Your Glamor On! Photo session ($1390 value)

Amy Drake Photography is a luxury portrait studio based in Santa Clara. She provides the ultimate client experience, including a pre-shoot consultation, hair and makeup artistry, and a custom designed photo shoot in her studio. Amy specializes in portraits of women of all ages, high school seniors and personal branding. 

Amy  has donated a Signature Portrait experience that includes pre session consultation, hair and makeup 2 hour photoshoot and three 8x10 matted portraits (Mother- Daughter or personal branding) Value $1,390