Just off of their smash success production of Moby Dick, Opera San Jose is making waves. Celebrate their 35th Anniversary season, September 14, 2019-May 3, 2020, with two premium season subscription seats for their Thursday or Friday night series. You'll enjoy all four productions: Die Fledermaus, Hansel and Gretel, Il Trovatore and Mozart's delightful romp, The Magic Flute. To top it off, enjoy a bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon from Nevada City Winery that you can take home tonight.
San Jose Children's Musical Theatre is one of the nation's largest and most respected theater organizations for youth. If you've never attended a CMT show, you'll be simply astounded by the quality and enthusiasm of the performances onstage. The winner of this lot receives a certificate for two tickets to any production of the 51st Season, now through August 11, 2019.
If you're interested in California wine, this is the package for you! Up-and-comer Lodi was named Wine Enthusiast Region of the Year in 2015 and this fabulous package includes everything you need to experience Lodi's best: an overnight stay and restaurant credit at the Wine and Roses Hotel; half-case sampler of wines from Starr Family Vineyards; four VIP winery tours and tastings; local vineyard-branded wine accessories; and a certificate from Cheese Central of Lodi.
We've all heard the thrilling artistry of San Jose Taiko and thought to ourselves: "Wow! That looks like fun!" Here is the opportunity for you and a loved one to join fellow taiko enthusiasts in learning the basics of SJT's style in this engaging three-hour workshop. No taiko experience is necessary, but participants must be at least 15 years old and capable of fairly rigorous physical activity.
Plus a bottle of the 2016 Murrieta's Well sauvignon blanc for you to take home tonight.
San Jose Museum of Art is one of the nation's best medium-sized museums with the distinction of having presented the first US one-person shows of both Andy Goldsworthy and Leo Villareal (Bay Lights). The Tech Museum of Innovation has created a great environment for youth to learn about the art and science of technology. With this package you receive four entrances to both SJMA and The Tech, plus four tickets to The Tech's IMAX Theatre. Free entry not offered during special events.
Content Magazine is a local, non-profit print publication that celebrates the artists and unique culture of Silicon Valley. Subscribers to Content get a gorgeous print issue six times a year, pdf versions of each issue for mobile viewing, special invitations to their "Pick-Up" Parties which correspond with the release of each issue, advance notice of special events, and exclusive discounts/VIP treatment. As a bonus, you'll also receive a bottle of Murrietta's Well 2016 Sauvignon Blanc to take home tonight.
Choose any regular engagement at the San Jose Improv and receive the VIP treatment for four people, including reserved seats with no lines. You'll also receive a bottle of Rubystone Arroyo seco Monterey 2014, a delicious Rhône-style red blend from Ventana Vineyards in Monterey County, for you to take home tonight. Not good for special events; a two-item minimum purchase per person required.
Silicon Valley photographer Daniel Garcia is the founder of Content Magazine, and if you're a subscriber, you know first hand the evocative power of his photography. With this package you become the "model" for a one-hour photo session with Daniel. In addition, Summer Fest Main Stage stylist Moni Sebestyen will do your hair and makeup assistance at the shoot. You'll end up with two final retouched digital images and 24 raw selects for your personal use. Some conditions apply.
The award-winning Alexander's Steakhouse opened in 2005 as a fine dining interpretation of the classic American steakhouse with hints of Japanese influence. This gift basket includes a box of Alexander's Patisserie chocolates, a $400 certificate towards a meal at the restaurant and a bottle of Alexander's proprietary wine. If you bring the wine with you when you use your gift certificate, you won't pay a corkage fee!
Since 1989 Music in the Park summer concert series has rocked downtown San Jose parks and plazas in the summer. It's a community happy hour with great live music from big names as well as up-and-coming acts. Enjoy four tickets to any Music in the Park performance during summer 2019 PLUS a gift certificate to Paesano Ristorante Italiano for dinner to complete your evening.
The perfect lot for a wine connoisseur, this bottle of Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse 2001 Pauillac Grand Cru Classe has been stored with care. Pichon Longueville was founded in 1694 in Pauillac, in Bordeaux's best area, near celebrated first-growth producers Lafite-Rothschild, Latour, and Mouton-Rothschild. According to Robert Parker, "A distinctive bouquet of violets, soy, pepper, blackberries, cassis, and tree bark gives this 2001 a singular style. This dense ruby/purple-colored blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, and a whopping 14% Petit Verdot exhibits plenty of structure, wonderful sweetness, a closed style, but a rich, textured, persistent character." Drink now through 2021.
A night at a Symphony Silicon Valley concert is always a special experience, offering the ensemble's breathtaking artistry in the romantic setting of the restored California Theater. You and a friend can choose any concert in the Symphony's current season, or in the 2019-20 season, yet to be announced. You'll also receive a bottle of a delicious red wine from Bodega Fontedei in Granada, Spain, for you to take home tonight.
With perfect sightlines and acoustics, the Hammer Theater Center is one of the best places in San Jose to catch a live performance. The winning bidder receives a certificate good for two tickets to any public event at the Hammer through December 31, 2019. You'll also receive a bottle of Fox Brook Chardonnay to take home tonight.
Just north of San Diego, take a long weekend to enjoy your two tickets to see the multiple Grammy winning jazz and pop orchestra based in the Netherlands, Metropole Orkest, alongside the legendary singer-songwriter and pianist Randy Newman at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on March 31, 2020. Plus a one night's stay at the Holiday Inn Express, Escondido.
If you love wine, you'll love this basket of four delicious wines: a 2015 J. Lohr Cabernet Sauvignon, a 2016 Chardonnay from Murrieta's Well Estate Vineyard, a 2014 Aglianico from Mettler Family Vineyards and a 2015 Spring Mountain Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley.
Looking for a quick weekend getaway? Enjoy two tickets to see legendary opera singer Renee Fleming at the California Center for the Arts, just north of San Diego, in Escondido on May 21, 2020. Plus one room at the Holiday Inn, Escondido.
Be a part of a dynamic community of art lovers, art patrons and art makers who actively celebrate the power of art, the value of dialogue and the importance of access for all.
Meet artists, participate in conversations, attend exhibition opening parties, visit artists' studios, and enjoy access to private collections and organized trips to art destinations around the country. With a "Friend" level membership for two you'll be invited to members only events and Talking Art events. Also included are guest passes, drink tickets and NARM (North American Reciprocal Museum Association) and ROAM (Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums) reciprocal reciprocal benefits to over 1,000 cultural venues.
The flagship wine of Kenzo Estate, Rindo is the singular expression of the entire vineyard. An alluring mosaic of Bordeaux varietals assembled from diverse vineyard blocks throughout the many varied microclimates of the estate, the varietal components of Rindo are fermented separately in small tanks and held in French oak barrels in the cave for 20 months. Blending these discrete flavors draws together the authority of the Cabernet Sauvignon, the suppleness if Merlot and the floral intrigue of Cabernet Franc. This wine is ready to take home and enjoy.
Enjoy a mini vacation with a quant stay at an 2 bedroom, 2 bath Aptos Condo with an unobstructed ocean view with access to a swimming pool, spa, golf course and beach. Easily walk to the clubhouse or a nearby restaurant of your choice. Complete your mini getaway with two tickets to a performance at Kuumbwa Jazz Center during the weekend of your stay.
This is your chance to learn Brazilian music and dance from world class Brazilian teachers while enjoying tasty food and comfortable lodging at a week long, adults only retreat at California Brazil Camp located in the Sonoma County woods at Cazadero Performing Arts Camp.
Take a weekend trip up to San Francisco to catch any mutually agreed upon performance at SFJAZZ, then stay overnight at an exclusive San Francisco apartment steps off of Union Square.
You and up to five shipmates will join SJZ executive director Brendan Rawson and his first mate Amanda for a sailing adventure on Monterey Bay. You'll meet at Santa Cruz Harbor for an outing on Xanthippe, a 50-foot, classic Columbia 50 yacht that has competed in numerous races over the years. The package comes complete with a barbeque with refreshments including a tweleve pack of Gordon Biersch beers, back in dock for you and your famished crew.
Photo: Xanthippe as she rounds Diamond Head completing one of her three Transpac races from Los Angeles.
Two tickets for an evening performance of the musical Queen of the Mist, courtesy the Tabard Theatre on San Pedro Square. This engaging musical is based on the true story of Anna Edson Taylor, a struggling 63-year-old schoolteacher, who threw caution to the wind in 1901 and plunged herself over Niagara Falls in a barrel and lived to tell about it! It's an amazing and fascinating journey of gumption and courage. Performances run from April 5-28, 2019.
You'll also enjoy two tickets to any mainstage production at City Lights Theatre during their 2018-2019 season.
The winning bidder will receive two pairs of VIP tickets to the 38th Annual San Jose Fountain Blues & Brews Festival on Saturday, June 22. This year's standout lineup includes Charlie Musselwhite, Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio, Lydia Pense and Cold Blood, J.C. Smith Blues Band and Lady Bianca. The VIP experience includes four seats in the shade, adjacent to the stage; access to exclusive VIP rest rooms; four beverage tickets; and four Festival t-shirts.
Two Center Orchestra seats for the Opening Night of the new touring production of the seminal show Fiddler on the Roof, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. The original Broadway production won nine Tony Awards and has become one of the cornerstones of musical theatre repertory. If you've never seen "Fiddler" live, onstage... bid now.
Along with a bottle of J. Lohr chardonnay from Monterey, California to take home tonight.
Want to create mixed drinks like a pro? Bring seven of your friends along for an 8-person mixology class at Five Points bar. Known for their craft cocktails, you'll be making gourmet cocktails like a bartender by the end of the class. And with two bottles of fine whiskey, you'll be ready to try what you learned at home. This basket also includes two Five Points t-shirts and two $25 gift cards.
Looking for ways to make your home more eco-friendly? Enjoy a fully automated solar pool heating system to keep your pool luxuriously warm this swim season (value $8,000) or a $5,000 certificate to use toward a Home Solar System to eliminate your PG&E Bill!
Get the full Cuban experience with this unique package! Enjoy Cuban rum, striking cigar holders, four cigars, a petite painting of Cuba, with everything you need to make a Cuban Mojito along with some authentic Cuban music to set the mood.
All items are from Cuba except the cigars.
Since 2013 our Winter Fest has grown into a nationally respected presentation of the same genres of music as our celebrated Summer Fest. The high bidder will receive two special passes that allow access to any and all Winter Fest ticketed shows, often sold-out shows. Winter Fest dates and artists have not yet been set, but is scheduled for mid February-early March, 2020.
Enjoy a "Complete Live Theatre Series" Subscription at 3Below Theaters to 9 Live Theatrical Events including "A Spoonful of Sherman", "Disenchanted! The Musical", "An Evening with Groucho", " Candid Camera's LOL Tour with Peter Funt", and much more.
This subscription also entitles the winner to all subscriber benefits.
With its permanent collection bolstered by an unprecedented donation of artworks from Donald and Doris Fisher and a spectacular new addition by Norwegian architectural firm Snøhetta, SFMOMA is a must-see museum of modern and contemporary art. Bid now for two general admission tickets good for any day the Museum is open between now and March 31, 2020. As a bonus, the lot includes a Mazzoco Sonoma 2011 Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel, to take home tonight.
Get the VIP experience at a San Francisco 49ers game! This package comes with two tickets to a mutually agreed upon game for the SF 49ers 2019 Season with VIP parking for one vehicle, two pregame Field Passes, and two tickets to the Michael Mina Tailgate Party with a signed jersey by wide receiver Pierre Garcon.
Turn back time to create healthy, smooth skin, through the most recent laser and hydrafacial advancements. At Elyssium Advanced Skin Care they combine the latest technology in skin enhancement with carefully selected physician-grade products to achieve beautiful results.
Enjoy this gift certificate for a laser service of your choice plus a top tier hydrafacial.
Enjoy this deluxe family pack of 4 tickets to Happy Hollow Park & Zoo and 4 tickets to The Tech Museum of Innovation for a full weekend of family fun.
Are you a Warriors fan? Who isn't? Check out this special commemorative poster commemorating the Warriors' 2015 Championship, their first in 40 years. You'll receive a certified, 6" X 6" piece of the championship court and a limited edition, numbered poster that includes printed signatures from the players from the big game.
You and three friends have the exclusive opportunity to tour behind the scenes at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Make it part of your vacation and stay at a beautiful recently constructed 2 bedroom, 2 bath Monterey area home for up to a week.
Monterey Bay Aquarium is one of the best in the world and an enlightening experience for family and friends of all ages. For the wine aficionados, there are picturesque wineries and organized tours. There are recreational activities to enjoy in and around Monterey, including stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, whale watching, sailing, cycling, paragliding and more.
Nearby places to visit:
Carmel-by-the-Sea, 17 miles drive, Point Lobos State Natural Reserve, Laguna Seca, Fort Ord National Monument, miles of the sand dunes and beaches.
Calling all baseball fans! Enjoy a day at the park with 2 A's tickets to the Seattle Mariners game on Friday, May 24, and 2 A's tickets to the Houston Astros game the following Friday, May 31. Along with your club level A's tickets, you'll have a $20 discount on your total dining bill in the Shibe Park Tavern overlooking the playing field, or a $10 credit for each ticket when purchasing food or merchandise at any stadium concession. We even have you covered for the tailgate with a box of Gordon Biersch's Tilt IPA. Go A's!
Delight with a New Orleans inspired dinner ($100 gift card) at The Bywater in Los Gatos and then enjoy a bottle of Highlands 2006 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon from Howell Mountain, in Napa Valley, at home to finish off a delectable night. The '06 Reserve is a gigantic wine, both in ripely extracted currants and in the taste of new, smoky oak. This wine is ready to uncork!
Take home three full liters of Tito's Vodka, a smooth, artisanal vodka made in Austin Texas, along with everything you need to make delicious "Moscow Mules" for your next celebration.
Get your swag on point in time for our 30th Anniversary of Summer Fest. Enjoy one 2018 Summer Fest sweatshirt, two 2018 Summer Fest tee-shirts and a 2018 Summer Fest commemorative bandana.
With four assorted bottles from Regale wine you'll enjoy the finest wines borne in the vineyard and crafted by passionate hands. Every year Regale produces small lots of handcrafted wines from their estate-grown Pinot Noir vineyard and other remarkable vineyards located in California's finest wine growing appellations.
Plus two wine tasting passes, each for two people. Tasters at Regale will experience their Winemaker's Tasting Selection of five wines highlighting their signature wines, as well as their limited-production wines. Guests at Regale get the pleasure of visiting their beautiful outdoor tasting bar that overlooks formal gardens, vineyards, and the coastal mountains, or on days when weather is less amicable, they offer a cozy indoor tasting bar as well.
Revitalize your car by eliminating bothersome scratches and dings on your bumper. AW Collision will have your car looking its best in no time with $1,500 worth of bumper repairs!
Expires March 1, 2020.
One of the most talented live music photographers of his generation, Jérôme Brunet has shot our Summer Fest several times since 2010. His recent coffee table book, Into the Light, contains artists shot at the Fest including Maceo Parker, Mavis Staples, and George Clinton. This hardcover book is the signed Deluxe Edition PLUS a frameable signed, limited-edition print of Jérôme's award-winning BB King image.
Since 1989 Music in the Park summer concert series has rocked downtown San Jose parks and plazas in the summer. It's a community happy hour with great live music from big names as well as up-and-coming acts. Enjoy four tickets to any Music in the Park performance during summer 2019 PLUS two $50 gift certificates to Scott's Seafood for tasty steak or seafood dinner.
Enjoy a day at Happy Hollow Park & Zoo with your family or friends with four admission tickets along with two gift certificates to the cajun style eatery Poor House Bistro for a tasty dinner.
Located in the acclaimed Rutherford region of Napa Valley, California, Round Pond is a family owned and operated estate in an area renowned for the depth and complexity of its Cabernet Sauvignon, this 2013 reserve Cabernet Sauvignon has notes of dark red cherry, plum, smoke, chocolate, gravel and mineral notes are all delineated in a wine with distinct Rutherford personality. Firm, dusty tannins support the long finish. The 2013 can be enjoyed now, but it will be even better in time.
Susan King, Certified Sommelier, will come to your home to walk through a wine tasting of any region of the world of your choice. Spend a fun and educational evening tasting different wines from the region selected and learning about the history, geology, geography and of course the wines from that region, tasting at least 8 wines.
Since 1989 Music in the Park summer concert series has rocked downtown San Jose parks and plazas in the summer. It's a community happy hour with great live music from big names as well as up-and-coming acts. Enjoy four tickets to any Music in the Park performance during summer 2019 PLUS three $20 gift certificates to the cajun style eatery Poor House Bistro.
You can own a painting of the design for our 30th Annual Summer Fest poster, featuring Freddie Hubbard, from a photo taken of his performance at the first Summer Fest; and Dianne Reeves and Gregory Porter, two headliners from this anniversary year. Designed and painted by San Jose artist Ben Henderson, the beautiful work is 30" wide by 40" and painted in acrylics and shellac on masonite.
If it has a sign in San Jose, there's a good chance that Ben Henderson had a hand in it. The South Bay based multidisciplinary artist pumps out clean, elegant and expressive work, evidencing a casual mastery of everything from typography to illustration in his bold--and increasingly ubiquitous--signage. Ben has designed Summer Fest's posters since 2017.