Preview of Silent Auction Items for the
2016 Falcon Royale
McGrail Vineyard Experience
Enjoy panoramic views while wine tasting at the family-owned McGrail Vineyards. You and five others will taste locally made wines, which includes a barrel tasting. Located in Livermore, the vineyard benefits from the morning fog and the afternoon sun. Use your 15% off purchase on a bottle of McGrail’s premium estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon. Add to your collection with three bottles of McGrail Vineyard wine- 2013 Slainte Red Blend, 2013 Patriot Cabernet Sauvignon and 2015 Sauvignon Blanc.
Secretly Love Purple?
Do you love purple but are afraid to wear it on this side of town? You can enjoy the purpleness of this quilt from the privacy of your home. This beautiful quilt was handmade by the Piecemakers Quilt Guild, a group that creates quilts to express ideas, the kindness of families and to decorate homes.
FHS Culinary students will create four beautiful and delicious dessert trays. The trays will contain a dozen each of chocolate-dipped Madeleine cookies, chocolate truffles, mini-cheesecakes and lemon tarts. Perfect for an upcoming holiday party! A two-week notice is required and the trays can be made from November through May.
Wine and Chocolate Pairing
Enjoy a wine and chocolate pairing for eight in your home. You will taste five premium red wines ($50 or more per bottle) and pair them with a variety of delicious chocolates. Indulge in homemade cookies, mole, fine truffles and more as you sip your wine. Date must be mutually agreed upon between 2/1/17 and 10/15/17.
Holiday season is quickly approaching so that means lots of holiday parties! Dress up your outfit with this beautiful jewelry set from Kasaria Jewelers in downtown Pleasanton. Your yellow sapphire and diamond pendant and yellow sapphire stud earrings will brighten up any attire!
All the Bubbly
Celebrate with all the bubbly in this basket. Host a holiday party, enjoy Sunday mimosas, have a champagne tasting, or give as gifts to friends. You have lots of options with all your bubbly. You will receive two bottles of Korbel California Champagne Extra Dry, a bottle of Korbel California Sweet Rose, a bottle of Cook’s California Champagne Brut, and a bottle of Aspasie Champagne Carte Blanche Brut. You’ll also receive two bottles of limited-release Mumm Napa Giants Brut Prestige. Lift a glass to the first pitch or toast your team as you elevate your next tailgate or game day gathering.
Michael Kors Wristlet
This wristlet by Michael Kors is the perfect accompaniment for a night on the town. Made of quilted leather, this multi-function wristlet features inside pockets for credit cards and ID, an open cell phone pocket and still leaves room for your lipstick.
San Francisco Date Night
Get out of town and spend a night in the city! Check into the King George Hotel in for a one-night stay in a queen-bedded room. The historic boutique hotel offers a European-inspired ambience and exceptional service. Just steps away from Union Square, there are countless dining and shopping opportunities. Hotel night is not valid on New Year’s Eve. Then, head to the nearby Golden Gate Theater and take in Roger and Hammerstein’s The King and I, winner of the 2015 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival. Your two tickets are for the December 8, 2016 show at 8:00 in the evening where you’ll be seated in the Orchestra Section, Row V, Seats 10 and 12.
North Coast Brewing Company
A pioneer in the Craft Beer movement, North Coast Brewing Company opened in 1988 as a local brewpub in the historic town of Fort Bragg, located on California’s Mendocino Coast.
In addition to Red Seal Ale, Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout, Scrimshaw Pilsner, and other fine North Coast brands, the brewery has resurrected the old Acme label with a heritage dating back to the San Francisco of the 1860s. Visit the Brewing Company and use your $100 gift card for food in the brewery tap room.
Luckily, in California its always BBQ Time! Pick up your favorite meats from the butcher and use all the goodies in this package to create a delicious feast! Get inspired with your 2 cookbooks and use your basting brush, spatula, and BBQ fork to prepare your meats with seasoning rub and BBQ sauce. Use your pot holders, plastic plates and container-on-the-go to transport your meats from the grill to table. Yum!
Nothing Bundt Cakes, Nothing Bundt Birthday Fun
Celebrate a special birthday with these items from Nothing Bundt Cakes. Use your $75 gift card and choose your favorite flavor bundt cake, bundtlets, or bundtinis (the writer of this description highly recommends the red velvet). Transport them home safely with your insulated bundt cake and bundtlet carriers. Make a wish with your celebration kit and candles before using your Bundt slicer to serve the perfect size pieces to your guests.
Graduation is a bittersweet moment in your lives….but this lei is all sweet! Surprise your graduate with this custom lei made with Starburst candies, silk flowers and even a money flower. The lei will be custom-made with the colors of your choice and will be delivered in May to any school in the area.
There are few things in life more enjoyable than a bike ride on a sunny, California day. Feel the smooth pavement under your feet and the wind on your face, as you cruise on your new 26” Phat Cycle Del Ray 3-Speed Cruiser in storm grey. Find a spot under a shady tree and relax. Take along your collapsible picnic basket and picnic blanket. Bring along your own snacks to enjoy with your two bottles of wine- 2014 ‘Save Me San Francisco’ Bulletproof Picasso Sauvignon Blanc and 2013 BV Coastal Estates Cabernet Sauvignon. Finally, use your $50 REI gift card to pick up any additional supplies needed to enjoy the California lifestyle!
Mom, Can You Bring Me Lunch?
Is your child tired of the same PB & Nutella sandwich? Hate the long lunch lines to buy a slice of pizza? He/she can have Vitality Bowls delivered once a week for a month to FHS. Lunch choices include a medium bowl, smoothie, juice or panini.
Ride the Falcon Express- with Bud
Spend a day with the infamous Bud, the FHS Campus Supervisor. Bud will drive your student to their classes on the Falcon Express, otherwise knows as Bud’s golf cart. This is good for one day of class travel on a mutually agreed upon date.
A Younger Looking You
No more wrinkles or looking angry! Tri Valley Health & Aesthetics in Livermore will provide one site of Botox for forehead lines or crow's feet around the eyes. You will receive one cosmetic injection which will smooth away wrinkles by relaxing the underlying muscles that create them.
Come to the Front of the (Lunch) Line
Does your student rush out of 4th period quickly and rush across campus to avoid the long lunch lines? Then, this package is for you! Your student will receive a ‘Front of the Lunch Line Pass.’ The pass allows your student to move to the front of the lunch line for a full week. The pass must be presented when in line and certificate for pass must be redeemed by May 19, 2017.
Trophy Brown Trout Fishing Experience
Spend a day fishing for trophy brown trout on the Electra Road section of the Mokelumne River, located just outside Jackson, CA. Your private fishing guide will share the locations of where 20 inch, 5 pound trout are likely to be found. It'll be your secret though and you'll need to agree not to share the info online. Fishing gear will be provided for up to four people. Participants over the age of 16 must have a valid CA fishing license in possession and children under 10 must be accompanied by a non-fishing guardian.
Need a new family portrait or holiday picture? Then this package is for you. You will receive a portrait consultation at Ultra-Spective Photography, an award-winning photography studio with a gallery in downtown Livermore. Choose a setting for your picture- your home, a park, etc. and a professional photographer will create a masterpiece for you during your 25 minute portrait session. You will then receive three 10-inch fine art prints of a single pose.
Keep your eyes seeing 20/20 with this basket. You will receive 2 eye exams from Hacienda Park Optometry. They offer comprehensive vision examinations and a wide array of eye services. Protect your eyes from the bright California sunshine with your Ray Ban sunglasses.
Nickel & Nickel Tour and Tasting
Your tour and tasting for four at Nickel & Nickel’s Napa Valley winery will begin at the Sullenger House, a handsome farmhouse with charming Queen Anne details and includes a walk through the historic farmsteads. Next, visit the restored 18th century Gleason Barn, a pre-Revolutionary War-era hay barn, and the fermentation barns before entering the subterranean barrel cellar. In this beautiful room, you will learn how the wine is moved gently from tank to barrel through the cellar’s custom-formed hollow columns. The tour will end with a seated, guided-tasting of Nickel & Nickel’s single-vineyard wines expertly paired with artisanal cheeses.
Who Wants to be a Millionaire?
Why, you do of course! This framed display contains $150 worth of lottery tickets. Take a chance! This could be your lucky night!
If you have a sweet tooth, this basket is for you. Prepared by Foothill Culinary Arts students, keep these treats for yourself or give as a gift. You will receive two jars of homemade brownie mix in two different flavors. Make a batch of brownies with white chocolate chips now and a batch with peanut butter chips later. Whether you’re a ‘dunker’ or not, you’ll enjoy your two dozen classic biscotti. Finally, whip up a batch of Heath Toffee Cookies with the contents of this jar. Your sweet tooth will definitely be satisfied with all of these delicious baked goods!
Italian Cooking Class
You and three of your friends will take part in a hands-on Italian cooking class with Enrica Ulivieri. You’ll start by making fresh pasta to use as you prepare an authentic lasagna. Choose from a classic meat or a vegetarian option. Of course, at the end you will eat what you cook! The class will be 2-3 hours long and date must be mutually agreed upon. Buon Appetito! Expires May 31, 2017.
Caymus Vineyards 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection
The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection exhibits an opaque purple color and an explosive richness on the mid-palate. Extraordinary purity of fruit, creme de cassis, licorice and incense all emerge from this full-bodied iconic classic. It can be enjoyed now and over the next 25 years.
Coach Crosby Carryall
Hand-painted blooms on plump pebble-leather make this compact satchel by Coach the pick of the season. The design is outfitted with a turn-lock zipper pull, inside zip and cellphone pockets and a detachable shoulder strap that adjusts for the perfect fit.
Weekend Mountain Getaway
Enjoy a four day, three night stay at a 3,000 square foot cabin in Big Trees Village, located just 30 minutes south of the Bear Valley Ski Resort. The cabin is located in Dorrington, CA, just a few miles north of Arnold and two and a half hours from Pleasanton. The cabin features three bedrooms plus a bunk room for eight children and 2.5 bathrooms. This is an ideal cabin for up to three families. The cabin includes all modern appliances, skylights, a wood stove, central heating, and large decks with a covered outdoor dining option. Housecleaning fee is included. Reservations are subject to availability and holiday weekends are excluded.
North Bay Brewery Tour
Grab a buddy for an awesome adventure- a VIP Brewery Tour! North Bay Brewery Tours was started by three craft beer fanatics on a mission to introduce people to all the amazing beer brewed locally in and around the SF Bay Area. Your VIP Tour for two includes transportation to three breweries, a driver plus tour guide who will share stories, tasting notes, and basics of how beer is made, beer tastings at each stop, a tasty lunch, and water.
Bottomless Cookie Jar
What’s better than fresh cookies from a cookie jar? Why, an endless supply of cookies from a cookie jar, of course! Eat the cookies in the jar and bring it back to the junior class officers to be continuously refilled from January to June 2017. Yummy! The top two bidders of this item will each win a cookie jar.
The holidays are approaching and with that, comes fancy engagements to attend. You’ll be well-prepared with the contents of this basket. You will receive a necklace, bracelet, and earrings which will accentuate a holiday sweater or dress. You will also receive a styling session for you and three friends from Tammy Garcia, Premier Designs Consultant. Finally, use your $50 Premier Designs Gift Card to purchase a gift for yourself!
Ultimate Warriors Package
Cheer on the Golden State Warriors from your club-level seats! You’ll have a great view of Steph Curry and Kevin Durant leading the Warriors to (hopefully) victory with your two seats in section 105, row 23. Enjoy your 2 club passes. You’ll also receive a Mitchell & Ness Warriors Shooting Jersey, 2 Warriors hats, 2 Warriors koozies, a Warriors cup and an 8x10 photo of Steph Curry. Date of game must be mutually agreed upon between the donor and the winner.
Reserved Senior Lot Space
Do you wish your child could get a few more minutes of sleep in the mornings? It is possible for the winner of this package. Your child will have a reserved parking spot in the senior lot for the Spring 2017 semester and Fall 2017 semester. Your child doesn’t need to be a senior to win but they do need to have a valid FHS student parking pass!
Boys (Or Girls) Night-In
Calling all poker fans!!! Imagine a night of poker fun but none of the work that goes along with planning it. All you need to do is invite seven of your friends and FHS Wrestling will do the rest. The team will deliver and set-up the poker table and poker chips. They will then serve you a delicious meal of BBQ ribs and twice-baked potatoes. After dinner, the team will leave you to enjoy your cigars with humidor while you play poker. They will return the following day to clean-up and pick up the table, chips, and dishes.
Holiday Gift Wrapping
Let the class of 2018 take the stress out of your holidays by doing your gift wrapping for you. Your provide the wrapping paper, ribbon, etc. and they will provide up to four hours of their time. Let them take some of your holiday “to do” list off your shoulders.
Hot and Hungry
A dinner for 6 made by our local firemen and women at the firehouse. Basket with additional goodies.
America’s Favorite Pastime
Take a break from the daily grind and enjoy America’s favorite pastime with your five MVP infield tickets to a mutually agreed upon 2017 regular season Oakland A’s home game. You will have an excellent view of the action from your seats, located 12 rows above the A’s dugout. You will also receive two VIP parking passes. Arrive at the game decked out in the A’s gear from your fan pack, which includes blankets, t-shirts, socks, a windshield screen, a plastic cup and more! Tickets cannot be used on opening night or during the SF Giants series.
Handmade Jewelry by Desert Heart
You’ll adore this handmade necklace and earring set by Desert Heart. Desert Heart is the creation of artist Deborah Sparshott. Deborah uses an array of stones, recycled glass and vintage treasures to create one-of-a-kind pieces. All pieces are handmade in America by a small group of dedicated craftsmen in the Chihuahuan desert mountain community in Texas.
FHS vs. AVHS VIP Night
Cheer on the Foothill Falcons as they take on cross-town rivals, Amador Valley in football next season. You’ll receive a catered party for 10 on the Foothill campus. Enjoy your dinner leisurely as there is no need to rush to secure seats. They'll be reserved and waiting for you. Four on-field passes to the varsity game are also included. This is valid for the FHS vs. AVHS game in 2017 (date tbd).
Paso Robles at Home
Have a Paso Robles experience without leaving your home. Enjoy a bottle of 2013 Tobin James Fat Boy Zinfandel, a bright and concentrated Zinfandel with lovely flavors of red berries, black pepper, spice and bramble. Your basket also contains many accessories, some that were crafted from wine barrels used at Paso Robles wineries.
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