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Menlo Auction 2018: A Hard Day’s Knight

Welcome to London in 1964.The Menlo Auction 2018 theme is A Hard Day's Knight. Think Beatles, Rolling Stones, Twiggy, Mary Quant, British Invasion, Queen Elizabeth, Mods on Vespas and English tea. We’re headed to places like Chelsea, Notting Hill, and Mayfair…just to name a few. Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 24, 2018, so you and your mates don’t miss the fun. Simply brilliant! 

Count-Me-In Calendar

Save the dates! Here’s a calendar of the fun, engaging, and exciting array of Count-Me-In events coming to Menlo over the course of the next year. Build your wishlist now as some items will sell out quickly.

Donation Drawing: Now you Have a Say in the Prize Drawing

Who says your vote doesn’t count? Buy your Donation Drawing tickets ($100 for 5 tickets, $25 for one ticket) and vote for the item(s) you hope to win by placing your tickets in the corresponding jar. Donation Drawing will be conveniently located near the auction check-in. This year’s drawing includes these five fabulous choices:

  • Bridget King 14k White Gold Diamond Earrings
    These stunning staggered open-bar diamond studs (for pierced ears) are from jewelry designer and Menlo mom Bridget King’s Audrey Collection. The entire collection is close to Bridget’s heart as it was designed as a gift to her daughter, Audrey (class of 2017), as a graduation present. The earrings are Audrey’s favorite which she wears every day. Value: $1,850.
  • Beautiful Tahoe Lakeside Home
    4-day/3-night stay at this 4-bedroom/4-bath split lakefront home with gorgeous views of Lake Tahoe. Located in Homewood, on the popular west shore of Lake Tahoe, the home boasts a private pier, the perfect launching point for summer fun on the water. Or if you hope to hit the slopes, the home is just a five-minute drive from Homewood Ski Resort or 20 minutes to Alpine Meadows or Squaw Valley. Dates to be mutually agreed upon with donor. Value: $2850. View photos here.
  •  5 Club-level 49ers Tickets
    You and 4 friends can cheer on the Niners up close and in person in the new, state-of-the-art Levi’s Stadium. Don’t miss your chance to see our new multi-million-dollar quarterback Jimmy Garappolo in action. Tickets are located in the United Club section C141 with access to the private concessions and full-bar. Includes parking pass in the coveted VIP Green Lot 1. 2018-19 Pre- or regular-season game to be mutually agreed upon with donor. Value: $1,750
  • Curated Red Wine Collection
    Red wine enthusiasts will love this 12-bottle case of premier French and California wines, personally selected from the private cellars of our generous Menlo community. Highlights include Bond Quella, Chateau La Conseillante, Napa Valley Reserve, Peter Michael Les Pavots, and a Seavey magnum. Value: Priceless
  • Curated White Wine Collection
    From Chardonnay to Champagne, this 12-bottle lot of scrumptious white and rosé wines has been personally selected from the private cellars of our generous Menlo community. Highlights include 2014 Napa Valley Reserve; 2016 Level 185 Pinot Gris from Hawk’s Bay, New Zealand; 2016 Qu Chardonnay from Chile; and Schramsberg’s Mirabelle Brut Rosé. Value: Priceless

100% of all Auction proceeds benefit Financial Aid at Menlo School!

Questions about the 2018 Dinner Dance Auction?

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Auction 2018 Co-Chairs: 

Kim Guthrie and Jill Layman
Katherine Kelly (Development Office) 

Online Auction Co-Chairs:

Petra Silton, Laura Agarwal and Raj Jain

Live Auction Co-Chairs:

Amy Burnett and  Laura Krane

Reservations Website Support:

Marsha Abbott

FILES & LINKS (2018)

Auction Donation Form
Auction Donation Wish List
 Menlo Auction 101
 Auction Catalog 
 10 Tips for Planning your Hard Days Knight 
 A Hard Days Knight Pinterest Page 

Online Auction - 2017 ARCHIVE:

Auction Catalog 2017

Auction Count-Me-In Calendar 2017