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Gala Auction Items

Attending our gala this year?  Plan to bid on one of our spectacular live auction items during dinner service  (listed below) or, click here to see all the wonderful items available during our silent auction (during pre-party festivities)!  Winner of the Golden Ticket drawing will be able to select any auction item listed as a Golden Ticket eligible item .

Live Auction Items

#1 – Monday Night TAIL-Gating Party with Squeeze Inn
Golden Ticket Item
A Squeeze Inn truck will show up at your home fr the Monday Night Football game on November 19th (the only Monday home game for the 49ers) and will feed up to 25 guests! Enjoy beer from Pyramid Alehouse and a framed, signed Jerry Rice jersey to hand on your wall.
Donated by:  The Squeeze Inn, Pyramid Alehouse and Midtown Framing
Valid on November 19th ONLY and must be located in the greater Sacramento region.

#2 – Custom Pet Portrait
Golden Ticket Item
A custom protrait of your pet by talented up-and-coming local artist, Nathan Cinder.
Donated by: Nathan Cinder
Expires October 13th, 2013

#3 – Instant Wine Cellar
Golden Ticket Item
For the wine enthusiast – a 24-bottle dual-zone wine cooler with touch screen controls, digital display, and 36 bottles of wine. A $1,200+ value.

#4 – Jet Blue Roundtrip Tickets
Two round trip tickets on Jet Blue anywhere they fly in the continental United States!

#5 – Firehouse Dinner
Golden Ticket Item
This one is mostly for the ladies, however gentlemen may also enjoy an evening of being escorted, by limousine, to a Metro Fire Station with five of your friends, to enjoy a wonderful dinner cooked especially for you and your guests by the station’s firemen. Note that alcoholic beverages are included and allowed during your limousine ride, but are not permitted at the firehouse.
Donated by: Sac Metro Fire: Community Services Division
Expires August 31, 2013

#6 – Make your Pet a Pin-Up
Golden Ticket Item
Put your pet on the front cover of the Sacramento SPCA 2013 calendar! Includes one photo session with professional photographer Jacqueline Willard, five copies of the finished calendar and a canvas print.
Valid for 2013 Calendar ONLY

#7 – Pamper Yourself
Golden Ticket Item
An overnight stay in one of the beautiful rooms at The Villa in Arden Hills. Stay includes a bottle of sparkling wine, dinner for two at Matteo’s, a complimentary breakfast at The Villa and a $100 credit to The Spa at Arden Hills.
Donated by: Arden Hills Resort Club and Spa and Matteo’s
Expires October 13, 2013

#8 – The Happiest Place on Earth
Four park-hopper passes to Disneyland!
Does not include airfare or accomodations.

#9 – The Tonight Show
Four tickets to see the Tonight Show with Jay Leno in Los Angeles.
Does not include airfare or accomodations.

#10 – Emmy Tickets
Golden Ticket Item
Two tickets to the 2013 Emmy Awards. Tickets are purchased in August 2013 and will be mailed to the winning bidder the Thursday prior to the Emmy’s. Tickets are not guaranteed for the front Loge area.
Does not include airfare. Tickets are not guaranteed. A full refund will be issued if the tickets are not available.

#11 – Kurt Spataro Wine Maker Dinner
Golden Ticket Item
You’ll be escorted by limousine from your Greater Sacramento area home to a private dinner for eight in the beautiful midtown resident of David Sobon. Your meal will be paired with old and rare vintage wines from Sobon and Shenandoah Wineries with compliments of David Sobon.
Donated by: Kurt Sparataro, Kitty O’Neal and David Sobon
Please note that limousine service is available only in the greater Sacramento area.
Expires October 13, 2013

#12 – South African Photo Safari for Two at Ezulwini Game Lodge, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Golden Ticket Item
Enjoy a six day, five night stay for two in a luxury 4-star bungalow at one of two exclusive lode and nature reserves (Billy’s Lodge and/or River Lodge) that are part of the unfenced Greater Kruger National Park in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa. Included in your stay are all meals (showcasing local cuisine), and two photo safaris led by certified game rangers per day.
Airfare, transfers, gratuities and taxes not included. Additional nights and/or travelers may be added at current market cost.
Expires October 13, 2013

#13 – The Big Game
Golden Ticket Item
A pair of tickets to the Big Game, Cal vs. Stanford on Oct 20, the 30th anniversary of The Play. Cornerside line in section UU, row 63, aisle seats [1 and 2].
Donated by: Patty Bonnstetter

#14 – Original Oil Painting
An original oil painting by one of Sacramento’s favorite animal artists, Nikki Solone.  You’ve seen Nikki’s work before as she’s donated official Gala for six years.  Nikki’s art continues to inspire and capture the personalities of our beloved animals. This is an opportunity to own a one-of-a-kind piece of art!
Donated by:  Nikki Solone, Pet Pawtraits

#15 – 20th Anniversary Doggy Dash
Golden Ticket Item
What more could a Sacramento dog want than to be mascot of our 2013 20th Anniversary Doggy Dash! Your dog will be featured in 100,000+ event post cards, posters and online publicity pieces. Then, wearing official mascot tee shirts, you and your dog will be featured at the front of the Dash line to kick off the days events. You’ll also have a special feature section on our 2013 Doggy Dash website.
 Applicable to the 2013 Sacramento SPCA Doggy Dash ONLY

#16 – Chef Rita Youngman Experience
Golden Ticket Item
Enjoy a mouthwatering dinner created just for you and nine guests in our own Sacramento area home by Rina Youngman, Executive Chef of the Arden Hills Resort Club and Spa.
Donated by: Chef Rina Youngman
Location must be in the greater Sacramento area
Expires October 13, 2013

#17 – Sacramento Kings Suite Experience
A private suite for up to 26 people for the 2012 to 2013 season, including five parking passes.
Donated by: the Sacramento Kings
Valid for 2012/2013 season ONLY