A Sneak Peek At Our 3rd Annual Anti Gala Live Auction Items

We're growing more excited by the day for our upcoming 3rd Annual Anti Gala on Sunday, April 17, for many reasons—one of them being our fabulous live auction items! Funds raised will fuel our mission to end the cycle of homelessness, one child at a time. Winners will enjoy exclusive experiences, from weekend escapes to a seat at the Chef’s Table. Here’s a sneak peek at all four packages.

Idyllic Costa Rica Retreat

Spend a week in your very own private villa—the choice getaway for celebrity clients including Jude Law! Escape the ordinary and rejuvenate with a week-long stay at this extraordinary 9,000 square foot paradise. Lodging up to twelve people, Villa Nova offers panoramic views  of the stunning Gulf of Papgayo through floor to ceiling windows. With ample room for you and all your guests, impeccable design and luxury furnishings, you may never want to leave. Indulge, be pampered, and truly unwind with private house
and grounds-keeping along with daily, freshly-prepared Costa Rican breakfasts. Only thirty minutes from Liberia International Airport and a direct flight from LAX, this once-in-a-lifetime getaway offers quick access to an unforgettable vacation experience .

Behind-the-Scenes Harvest and blending experience

An incredible experience for any wine lover. This fall, you and three guests will go behind the scenes in Napa Valley to harvest and blend for one of Napa’s cult Cabernet labels! Work alongside Memento Mori’s vintners as they harvest the 2016 vintage and define the blend that will make up their 2015 offering. Join the MM team on the sorting table as they de-stem, sort, and crush the 2016 vintage. After finishing crush, you will enter the caves and taste each of the 2015 vineyards sources that have been aging in French Oak for over a year. 
The experience continues in Spring of 2017 as you return to taste the final product you had a hand in crafting. Sip and savor alongside Sam Kaplan and the Memento Mori team as they select the final blend. Complete your blending experience when your driver whisks you away afterwards to three additional private tastings carefully selected by the wine experts at Memento Mori.

Exclusive Santa Barbara Getaway

Take to the skies in your very own private plane and escape to beautiful Santa Barbara. The getaway begins with a private flight for two from Orange County to Santa Barbara with esteemed, FAA Certified pilot Clay Leyton.

Enjoy signature wine tasting for two at Deep Sea Tasting Room while taking in unparalleled ocean views. Dine in classic, Santa Barbara style with a $100 gift certificate to Finch & Fork. Indulge in American classics created from fresh, local ingredients and served in a hip, laid-back atmosphere. Spend two evenings at one of Santa Barbara’s luxe hotels and inns* before you return home on your private plane. Make sure to soak up the incredible coastal views!

Pebble beach golf experience

A member’s only experience in golf paradise! You and your guests will play both top-rated courses at the private, Member-owned Monterey Peninsula Country Club in Pebble Beach, California. The most exquisite meeting of land, water and turf, MPCC sits on over 400 acres of forest, dunes and offers breathtaking views along nearly two miles of coastline. And what a coastline it is! Pebble Beach has some of the most dramatic shores in the world, and at MPCC, even one of its two practice ranges has views of this spectacular natural wonder. 

You and your guests will play both of MPCC’s elite golf courses—The Dunes Course (ranked one of America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses by Golf Digest) and the Shores Course (site of the AT&T ProAm). Soak in scenic Pebble Beach with a two night’s stay in two Garden View rooms at the 5-star Inn at Spanish Bay. This is the best of Pebble Beach and a once in a lifetime experience.

Chef's Table for ten at sapphire laguna

Embark on this unique dining experience with renowned chef Azmin Ghahreman, owner of one of Orange County’s premiere and award-winning restaurants, Sapphire Laguna, in Laguna Beach.

Chef Azmin and his team will share with you their passion for modern global cuisine. You and your guests will enjoy a Ketel One inspired cocktail and an exquisite five-course dinner with wine pairing.