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Here's a preview of a few of our fabulous Live Auction items . . .

Ireland Adventure for Two


Escape the run of the mill and become enchanted with a captivating journey through Ireland, where you will explore pre-historic forts, navigate pristine lakes and discover hidden gems on this guided adventure through Gaelic culture.  This six-night getaway for two will begin with a one night stay at the Mont Clare Hotel in Dublin. You’ll then venture on to The Old Ground Hotel in Ennis for two nights and then it’s off to Randles Court Hotel in Killarney for two more nights.  The final night of your Irish adventure will be spent at the historic Clontarf Castle Hotel in Dublin where you’ll also be treated to a 3-course dinner.  During your travels, you’ll have a couple days to explore the Gap of Dunloe and the Aran Islands on guided tours. While you’re in Dublin, be sure to visit the Guinness Storehouse with your VIP passes. You’ll even get a daily Irish breakfast and a 6-day rental car (stick shift) – all you’ll need to provide is the airfare! The lucky winner of this trip is sure to find a pot of gold at the end of this great adventure!

Donated by the AGCH Foundation Board

Please note that all travel requests require a minimum of 60 days advance notice and reservations are subject to availability. Listed properties are subject to availability, comparable alternatives may be used.

Gourmet Dinner for 6 with Brian Talley


What a treat! The winner of this item will enjoy dinner with acclaimed Talley vintner and cookbook author Brian Talley along with his wife Johnine at their beautiful home overlooking the Arroyo Grande Valley. Brian and Johnine will design a menu for three couples (6 people) featuring recipes from Brian’s recently released cookbook, Our California Table. Of course, Talley Vineyards wines will be paired with the menu. Also included is a signed copy of the cookbook and one bottle of each of Talley Vineyards signature wines, the 2015 Estate Chardonnay and 2015 Estate Pinot Noir, for the winner. Don’t miss this opportunity for a fabulous epicurean evening!

Donated by Brian & Johnine Talley

Trip for 4 to Denver & the Great American Beer Festival


Have you experienced Denver? Known as the Mile High City, Denver is a lively city filled with endless adventure opportunities, unique art, live music, exciting nightlife, and amazing food. From September 20-22, 2018, experience all Denver has to offer on this trip for four that includes round-trip commercial airline flights from San Luis Obispo, two nights at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel and a special dinner out where you’ll indulge in the incredible local food scene. To make your trip even more unforgettable, you’ll also get four tickets to one session of the Great American Beer Festival, the premier U.S. beer festival featuring almost 800 different breweries. There are so many possibilities - imagine all the fun you’ll have!

Donated by Nick & Kath Tompkins


Yellow & White Gold Diamond Bracelet


This stunning bracelet is 14 Karat yellow and white gold and consists of 32 princess cut diamonds with a total weight of approximately 5 carats! The total gold weight is 43.7 grams. What a perfectly elegant accessory to complement your graceful and classic style. This timeless bracelet can be enjoyed now and passed down for many generations to come.  Sure to make a statement on any occasion – start bidding now!

Donated by Steve & Bobbi Diamond / Diamond Jewelry & Loan, Inc.


Ultimate 49ers Football Experience for Two


Get ready to see your favorite red and gold NFL team at Levi’s Stadium next year! This amazing package includes a premium parking pass in the green lot where tailgating is allowed (bring your BBQ!), 49ers Museum passes, Red Zone Rally passes, and Club Loft seats for two.  At the Red Zone Rally in the Pavilion at Great America, you’ll enjoy top-of-the-line food and beverage offerings inside a private, air-conditioned space featuring all the early NFL action.  Rally passes also include free access to ride the Flight Deck roller coaster before the game! Sounds like you’re in for a whole day of NFL action!

Donated by Dr. Jesse and Julie Wobrock

Please note, the 2018 NFL schedule has not been released. Package will be good for the 49ers season 3rd home game at Levi’s Stadium.

VIP Tickets to The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon & Airfare to New York City

jimmy fallon

We’ve got your tickets to see the Emmy and Grammy Award-winning comedian Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show in New York City! With these two VIP tickets, you’ll get to choose a date for a taping you’d like to attend, and you’ll be treated to priority seating at the event. To add to your VIP experience, you’ll also have up to 140,000 miles to use on your choice of American or United Airlines for your flight to the Big Apple. Depending on flight date and availability, you could be flying in comfort with Business Class seats. Dr. William Ashley will take care of booking your flights – all you have to do is show up!

Donated by Dr. William Ashley and KSBY


Gourmet Garden Party Dinner


Enjoy an evening among friends at the picturesque home of Dr. Vance Rodgers and take in all the views of Edna Valley and San Luis Obispo wine country. Your evening of luxury will feature a delectable dinner for 12 prepared by Chef Villa Infanto including local wine. Dr. Rodger’s home features a gorgeous outdoor kitchen and dining space, which is the perfect setting to raise a glass or two and toast the delicious feast. This is sure to be an unforgettable evening!

Donated by Villa Infanto and Dr. Vance Rodgers


Wine Tasting & Picnic Lunch with a Limo


Kick back, relax and enjoy a fun and delicious afternoon for eight in Santa Maria’s wine country. An 8-passenger limo will pick you up at the location of your choosing and transport your party in style to Riverbench Winery, the prominent name for high quality Chardonnay and Pinot Noir in the Santa Maria Valley. There you will enjoy an informative tour and wine tasting. After your tasting session, enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch among the vines provided by Chef’s Table Catering.

Donated by Riverbench Winery, Chef’s Table Catering and the AGCH Foundation



BBQ for 20 at the Home of J and Kathy Johnson 


The winning bidder and 19 of their favorite friends will enjoy a delicious BBQ at the beautiful Arroyo Grande home of J and Kathy Johnson. A Santa Maria Style Tri-tip and Chicken BBQ will be served including beverages and all the trimmings. And look for some surprise guest servers! Sounds like a great party! Date to be determined by availability. 

Donated by J & Kathy Johnson


Village Design Package

design packageIs there a space in your home that could use an update? Denise el-Effendi, expert interior designer, is at your service! Denise will come to your home for a professional design consultation, followed by a guided personal shopping trip to help you find the best paint color and furnishings to give a room in your home a refreshing new style. You can use your beautiful new lamp and artwork from Chic Interiors for inspiration, and you’ll start your shopping trip on the right foot with $250 to spend at Chameleon Style, $25 at The Hive, and $25 at Willis & Bennett - all right here in the Village of Arroyo Grande! You and a friend will also attend an Art Bar at Café Andreini, where you’ll be guided through painting your own masterpiece to add a personal touch to your space. Redecorating has never been so fun!

Donated by Denise El-Effendi of Kismet Design, Chic Interiors, Chameleon Style, Cafe Andreini, The Hive and Willis & Bennett

A Year of Dates

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We’ve got your next year of dates planned! This fabulous item includes gift certificates to several of your favorite local eating establishments along with a two night stay at the Inn at the Pier. You’ll also get some adventure and entertainment with certificates to Vista Lago Adventure Park and the Great American Melodrama. No more wondering what to do this weekend – we’ve planned it all for you!

Donated by The Cliffs Resort, Doc Burnstein’s, Ember, Foremost Wine Company, Great American Melodrama, Pacifica Hotels, Rosa’s, Slim Dilly Dogs, Trattoria Uliveto, Ventana Grill, Vista Lago Adventure Park, Willow


VIP Table at Comedy Night 2019


Did you notice the beautifully decorated VIP table front and center in the tent? At next year’s Comedy Night, this prime location can be yours! The VIP table for 10 includes your very own server, wine, champagne, dessert, party favors, and of course, VIP treatment. Don’t miss out on this fabulous opportunity for next year’s Comedy Night!

Donated by AGCH Foundation and Denise el-Effendi



Disneyland Package for Four


Enjoy an action-packed day at Disneyland and California Adventure with four one-day Park Hopper passes. Your family is sure to delight in the brand new Pixar Pier inside California Adventure, scheduled to open in June. Relax and unwind after your day at the parks with a $500 gift card to use at any Marriott hotel.  It’s the perfect quick family getaway!

Donated by Disneyland and the AGCH Foundation



Cal Poly Sports Package

cal poly mustangs

Attention all Mustang fans - this is the package for you! You’ll get two reserved or general admission 2018-2019 season tickets* to Cal Poly football, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, men's and women’s basketball, wrestling and baseball. Also included is a Stampede Club Membership good for two additional season tickets with hospitality events and parking for two of the following sports: football, baseball or men’s basketball. Come cheer on the best in local sports - Go Mustangs!

Donated by Cal Poly Athletics

*Please note that tickets are not for persons of NCAA recruitable age.


Two Raleigh Bikes


Get out and enjoy the beautiful Central Coast on these brand new bikes.  The 15-speed women’s bike is perfect for cruising around town or maybe out on the Bob Jones Trail. The 24-speed men’s bike is designed for a variety of terrain including pavement and even dirt trails – try it out in Irish Hills!  You’ll be riding in style on these beauties.

Donated by Ira’s Bike Shop and the AGCH Foundation



One Year of Talley Farms Fresh Harvest Boxes


If you love fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables, then this is the item for you! Every other week for an entire year, you will enjoy a Fresh Harvest Box filled with seasonal fresh salad ingredients, dinner vegetables and sweet tasting fruits. Too many vegetables for your family? Share this with a friend for an even better deal! For a fresh, healthy year, bid on this fantastic item!

Donated by Talley Farms Fresh Harvest


Spa & Grub Package for Four

spa & grub

Not a golfer but want to experience the best annual golf tournament on the Central Coast? Now’s your chance! On Monday, September 17th, 2018 you’ll be chauffeured around the beautiful Monarch Dunes Golf Course during the AGCH Foundation’s annual Golf n’ Grub tournament. Enjoy all of the food and drinks on the course without having to swing a club! Also included is an afternoon of pampering at Sandalwood Spa. Use it during the tournament or save it for another day. It’s the best of both worlds!

Donated by the AGCH Foundation

Santa Maria Valley Wine Tasting Limo Tour with Dinner

limoKick back, relax and enjoy a fun and enlightening day of wine tasting for eight in Santa Maria’s wine country.  A limo will pick you up at the location of your choosing for your tour through this up-and-coming wine region.  Enjoy tastings at Riverbench Winery and Andrew Murray Vineyards and maybe venture out on your own to discover more.  Lastly, enjoy a delicious dinner at Santa Ynez favorite, Brothers Restaurant.  Get ready for a delicious and fabulous day!

Donated by Kim and Toby Goodwin and Riverbench Winery


Hand Carved and Painted Wood American Flag


Hand carved and painted, this flag is one of a kind.  Sure to be a focal point of your 4th of July party and all year round!

Donated by Collin Vidal