Special Dessert Lot
Generously donated by Mrs. Baker’s Kitchen and Breathless Wines
Sugarplums and Bubbles come together in this beautiful and delicious dessert plus bubbly! While everyone at Miracle has been gifted tasty cookies at their table, perhaps you are wishing for something more? If so, you are in luck! The gorgeous holiday themed cake comes to us from Mrs. Baker’s Kitchen and the perfectly chilled magnum is courtesy of Sharon Cohn and Breathless Wines. What sweeter way to get into the holiday spirit?
Lot Number 2
Dillon Beach House
Generously donated by Jon and Christine Curry
Wake up to sun streaming in the windows and fall asleep to the sound of ocean waves.
Featured in the travel section of the “New York Times, Elegant Bungalows,” this one-of-a-kind Dillon Beach getaway is a rare retreat.
Within easy walking distance to beautiful Dillon Beach, the one bedroom, one bathroom home was originally built in 1918 and has been lovingly restored by two generations of builders and interior designers. The Arts & Crafts-style cottage boasts an incredible 180 degree view of the ocean, an all-redwood interior, and 17 foot high vaulted ceilings.
Well thought out amenities make this a truly amazing getaway and the home includes a sunny patio and upper level deck, an outdoor gas fireplace, and trellis mounted heaters. Two sleeping areas include a king and a queen sized bed, each with new pillow-top mattresses, 800 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, and plenty of extra blankets for curling up and relaxing. The sumptuous bathroom has a soaker tub and large rain head shower with radiant heat floor all finished in Calacatta marble.
In the morning, choose organic drip coffee, Nespresso machine or French press. Your hosts provide a selection of snacks, coffee cream, fresh butter and jam and, of course, a bottle of wine for your arrival. All you need to do is pack some clothes, grab an amazing loaf of fresh bread from Tomales bakery or the Dillon Beach market, and enjoy your stay in this little slice of paradise.
Mutually agreed upon dates. Expires one year from purchase.
Lots #3 and #4
Exclusive Dinner with Nancy and Dave at Suite D
March 2, 2024, 5:30 PM
Generously donated by girl & the fig
Shake off the winter doldrums and join Nancy, Dave and 48 of their closest friends for an encore performance at this exclusive dinner at Suite D. Guests will get a first-hand glimpse into Nancy’s early months of retirement. Listen teary-eyed as she waxes poetic about rousing rounds of golf, long days spent hiking and biking, strolls on the beach holding hands with Dave, and travels near and far.
Our hosts, girl & the fig, will prepare a farm dinner focused on local, seasonal foods all paired with Sonoma wines.
Don’t miss this opportunity to catch up with Nancy and Dave as they begin to explore life outside of Pets Lifeline.
Lot # 5
Maui Beach House and Ohana/Guest Cottage - One Week Island Vacation
Generously donated by Brad and Dolores Meyer (main house) and Bill and Karen Wilson (Ohana/Guest cottage)
10% of the funds raised for this auction lot will be donated to support the Maui Humane Society
Bright sunshine, white sand beaches, and sparkling surf all come together in the beautiful island paradise of Maui and this amazing auction lot. Let your tropical escape begin in this gorgeous 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom main home and 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom Ohana/guest cottage. Overlooking world famous Kaanapali Beach, the five-acre compound is located in the upscale, gated enclave of Kaanapali Coffee Farms and boasts breathtaking 360-degree ocean and mountain views, verdant landscaping, and a combined 1,000 square feet of covered outdoor living space. Designed to take the best advantage of Hawaii’s spectacular climate, the home and Ohana are just minutes to the beach, and close to golf, tennis, shopping, restaurants and more.
Professionally decorated, both the main house and the ohana provide unparalleled luxury, each with its own private in-ground pool and jacuzzi. The 3 bedroom main house features two en suite bedrooms as well as a third bedroom and full bathroom. The Ohana features an en suite primary bedroom as well as a guest bedroom and second full bathroom.
Other amenities in both homes include solid wood flooring inside and ipe hardwood outside, Sub Zero and Wolf appliances, modern bath and lighting fixtures, Toto bidet, outdoor showers and more. A finished and insulated garage and 70-plus yard cement driveway is atmospherically lined with swaying palm trees.
Follow the trade winds to this luxurious island getaway. Enjoy all that the beautiful island of Maui has to offer and feel good about supporting both Pets Lifeline AND the Maui Humane Society in the process.
Mutually agreed upon dates. Expires one year from purchase.
Board Magnum Lot: 15 Luxury Large Format Bottlings for Your Cellar
Generously donated by the Pets Lifeline Board of Directors.**
Stock your cellar with this magnificent collection of large format bottlings from acclaimed vintners that all but guarantee you’ll have unforgettable luxury wines gracing your table for celebrations to come.
2016 Banfi Brunello di Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
2012 Benziger Estate Tribute Red Wine, Sonoma Valley
2018 Benziger Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Sunny Slope Vineyard, Sonoma Valley
2021 Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
2020 Donum Estate Pinot Noir, Three Hills, Carneros, Sonoma County
2020 Donum Estate Pinot Noir, Carneros, Sonoma County
2017 Goldeneye Winery Pinot Noir, Anderson Valley
2013 Mauritson Wines Cabernet Sauvignon, Rockpile Ridge Vineyard, Rockpile Sonoma County
2012 Pangloss Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon, Monte Rosso Vineyard, Moon Mountain Sonoma County
2018 Scalon Cellars, Priority Red Blend, Napa Valley
2011 Silverado Vineyards Solo Cabernet Sauvignon, Stags Leap, Napa Valley
Taittinger Brut La Francaise Champagne, a Reims, France
2021 Three Fat Guys Sonoma Coast Chardonnay, Sangiacomo Vineyards
2004 Turley California Zinfandel, Old Vines
2018 Walt Pinot Noir, La Brisa, Sonoma Coast
**Thank you to our Pets Lifeline Board of Directors large format collector’s edition donors: Marchelle Carlton, Toni Casamento, Deborah Emery, Frank Espina, Cyndi Frank, Yvonne Hall, Bob Holloway, Jane Hutchinson, Larry Krieger, Olivia Kristiansen, Suzanne Maloney, Brad Meyer, Dr. Tiffany Newman, DVM, Gary Umholtz, Laura Zimmerman.
Lot Number 7
Cabo San Lucas:
One Week Luxury Vacation Condo
Generously donated by Deborah Emery
Enjoy the iconic upscale enclave of Cabo del Sol in this immaculate luxury condo. Close to the action but far enough away to be a true retreat, Casa Pura Vida is pure paradis. Designed for indoor/outdoor living, the turnkey home features 2,800 square feet of inviting indoor spaces thoughtfully decorated with top-of-the-line furnishings and beautiful artwork throughout. An expansive glass pocket door opens onto an enormous 1,000 square foot outdoor patio with breathtaking views of the beach and ocean waves beyond. Allowing for the best of both worlds, this home combines convivial spaces for entertaining with intimate spots for creating private moments between family and friends.
During your week-long stay, begin each day enjoying morning coffee on your own outdoor terrace. Then choose between relaxing, swimming and strolling the beach, or more active pursuits like boating, riding dune buggies, horseback riding or giving the ropes course a whirl. Whatever your pleasure, the end of your day can be spent sharing stories and sunsets on the gorgeous veranda while watching whales and boats go by.
Whether day or night, the beach beckons right in front. Guests are provided with beach chairs and umbrellas and can also access two world-class golf courses (ocean and mountain), incredible fishing, heated pools and hot tubs, a private gym and spa area, the best restaurants within walking distance, and a fun party area that can accommodate 30-plus people. As they say in Cabo, there are no bad days!
Lot # 8
Sonoma Events Party Passes: Four Gala Events in One Live Auction Lot!
Generously donated by the Boys & Girls Club of Sonoma, the Sonoma International Film Festival, and Out in the Vineyard/Gary Saperstein.
1. Boys & Girls Club Sweetheart Auction - Two VIP Tickets, February 10, 2024
Honoring Sweethearts Dub and Lynn Hay, this year’s annual Boys & Girls Club Sweetheart Gala will bring together the Sonoma community for an unforgettable evening. In honor of the rich Naval history in both Lyn & Dub’s families, the theme for the 39th annual Sweetheart Gala & Auction will be Top Gun. The event will be a celebration of the work of Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley and the profound impact the organization has in the Sonoma Valley community while celebrating the honorees, their tireless work, and selfless contributions to the community.
2. Sonoma International Film Festival - Two Soiree Passes - 27th Annual Festival March 20-24
Just named a Top North American Film Festival and consistently named “One of the Coolest Festivals in the World” by MovieMaker Magazine, SIFF annually showcases the best in new international films to appreciative Sonoma audiences. In addition to great cinema, the festival hosts visiting filmmakers and industry insiders, lively parties, culinary events and more—all in the heart of Sonoma. The two Soiree Passes include 100+ films, all parties, priority entry, and SIFF’s Festival First Look event in early March.
3. Gay Wine Weekend - Two VIP Party Passes, July 19-21, 2024
Generously donated by Out In The Vineyard and owner Gary Saperstien, enjoy 2 VIP Party Passes to the LGBTQ+Event of the year. Gay Wine Weekend is July 19-21, 2024 and you can experience the events of the weekend including the VIP Opening Reception, VIP Twilight T-Dance, Drag Queen Brunch & Wine Auction, After Parties and the Closing Pool Soiree. It’s three days of Gay in “Our” Wine Country.
4. Miracle on 8th Street 2024 - Two VIP Tickets, December 2024. Date TBD
Join Pets Lifeline for the event of the season at next year’s Miracle on 8th Street. Two VIP tickets give entree to the fundraising gala while supporting animals in the process. A not-to-be missed event.
Pets Lifeline is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Our Federal tax ID is #94-2851279