San Mateo County History Makers Auction

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Luxury Stay in Nuevo Vallarta

Take a pampered one week vacation for you and five friends to the spectacular Vidanta Grand Luxxe Resort in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico. Stay in the Grand Luxxe Residence Master Three-Bedroom Loft which features two jacuzzi tubs, a gourmet kitchen with breakfast bar, and a terrace which includes a plunge pool, dining table, daybed, and two armchairs. The resort itself has 40 plus restaurants and lounges to try, three golf courses and a golf academy, a shopping plaza, two indulgent spas, beautiful beaches, and countless pools. 

The trip will include:

Date to be mutually agreed upon. Expires September 27, 2019. Estimated value: $30,000. Donated by Keith and Nina Kadera.

Game Time with Jon

Enjoy a 2019 San Francisco Giants home game from Jon and Janine Miller's seats at AT&T Park. 

You and three friends will enjoy a Giants home game from Jon and Janine Miller's seats in the Alaska Airlines Club Level at AT&T Park. This includes a visit with Jon in the KNBR broadcast booth and parking passes.

  • Four Club Level seats at a 2019 San Francisco Giants home game
  • Visit with Jon Miller in the KNBR broadcast booth
  • Parking passes

Package valid during the 2019 baseball season. Expires September 27, 2019. Date to be mutually agreed upon. Estimated value: priceless! Donated by Jon and Janine Miller. 

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Welcome to the Suite life! Fourteen of the best seats in the house can be yours for an exciting 2019 San Francisco Giants home game. Whether you want to enjoy the game with a glass of champagne or an ice cold beer, you and your guests will feel like Major Leaguers in the Franklin Templeton luxury suite. Not only do you get to enjoy the nail-biting action from the comfort of a suite, but you and your guests will travel to the game in style! Get the party started before you even arrive at the ballpark in a state-of-the-art party bus. You will also enjoy a great meal near the ballpark. This is an exciting opportunity for you and your guests to experience the Giants as you never have before! As an added bonus, this package includes 2 extra tickets, 4 additional passes to the luxury suite, and 4 parking passes.

  • Watch the Giants from the comfort of the Franklin Templeton luxury suite
  • Transportation for fourteen to and from AT&T park
  • Dinner for fourteen near the ballpark
  • Two extra tickets to AT&T park, four additional passes to the luxury suite and four parking passes

Date to be mutually agreed upon during the 2019 baseball season. Expires September 27, 2019.  Estimated value: $5,000. Luxury suite donated by Franklin Templeton Investments, transportation donated by Shawn DeLuna.

Half Moon Bay Adventure Getaway

Enjoy an exciting getaway on the San Mateo County Coast. You and one guest will enjoy a two-night stay at the luxury boutique Beach House Hotel, which offers spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and Pillar Point Harbor. On Saturday, get a bird’s-eye view of the coast with the Sheriff’s Air Squadron. On Sunday, have breakfast and a surf lesson with Maverick's surf legend Grant Washburn before you unwind with a relaxing massage treatment for two. The package also includes dinner for two at Sam’s Chowder House. Here you will enjoy oceanfront views and an authentic seafood experience reminiscent of an East Coast-style seafood house.

  • Two-night accommodations for two at the Beach House Hotel
  • All-inclusive dinner for two at Sam’s Chowder House 
  • Spa services for two
  • Plane ride along the coast with the Sheriff’s Air Squadron
  • Breakfast and a surf lesson with Maverick’s surf legend Grant Washburn

Date to be mutually agreed upon. Hotel accomodations must be booked 12 weeks in advance of travel. Expires September 27, 2019. Must be physically able to enter and exit the plane. Release and waiver must be signed to ride on the plane. Estimated Value: $2,500. Donated by Chonita E. Cleary, Grant Washburn, and Sheriff Carlos Bolanos.

Night at the Museum

It’s a party for 20 with all the fine touches! Whether you have an upcoming anniversary or milestone birthday, you can relax and leave the details to the San Mateo County History Museum. You and your guests will enjoy an evening of wining and dining under the magnificent stained glass Dome—complete with drinks and heavy hors d'oeuvres. This party will surely be an event to remember. In attendance will be several re-enactors portraying some of San Mateo County’s important historical figures. Your evening under the Dome won’t soon be forgotten.  

  • Use of the historic 1910 courthouse, now the History Museum, for a private event 
  • Cocktail reception with drinks and heavy appetizers for 20 guests
  • Re-enactors in attendance

Date to be mutually agreed upon by all parties. Not available in December. Expires September 27, 2019.  Estimated value: $7,000. Donated by the San Mateo County Historical Association. 

Range Day with the Sheriff

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to go behind-the-scenes with San Mateo County’s leading law enforcement officials. The day will begin with an exclusive tour of the San Mateo County Forensics Laboratory where you will see how experts use state-of-the-art equipment, such as the Integrated Ballistics Identification System, to analyze crime scene evidence like cartridge casings and gunshot residue. Following your tour of the crime lab, you will participate in target practice alongside Sheriff Carlos Bolanos at the state-of-the-art Coyote Point Rifle Range. After target practice, you and your three guests will enjoy a delicious lunch at a nearby restaurant.

  • Tour of the San Mateo County Forensics Lab, an exceptional leader in forensic science, complete with an Integrated Ballistics Identification System, an extensive firearms reference collection, and a Caswell Arms water shoot tank
  • Shooting session with Sheriff Carlos Bolanos at San Mateo  County's state-of-the-art rifle range located at beautiful Coyote Point Park in San Mateo
  • All-inclusive lunch for four with Sheriff Bolanos

Must be at least 18 years of age, and have no prior felony convictions. Date to be mutually agreed upon. Expires September 27, 2019. Estimated value: priceless! Donated by Sheriff Carlos Bolanos.