Gala Auction Items

Registered attendees can bid on these items live via phone from 6pm to 8pm during the May 22, 2021 Gala.
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1. NOSTALGIC WALL HANGING

This beautiful item would make a great accent to a child's bedroom, a playroom or office, immediately adding a pop of color and a certain ambiance and nostalgic charm! The clever use of a puzzle and common materials to make this item reveals the creativity of the craftsman designer. It measures 29 inches by 22 inches.



2. RAIL BOOK ENDS AND BOOKS

Whether you're a rail fan or not you'll love the industrial feel of these unique book ends. Made from actual pieces of mainline rail, these will keep your books together and upright. The bottom of each book end is covered with felt as not to scratch surfaces. Books included!



3. HAND MADE QUILT THROW #1

This beautifully made quilt throw gives a feel of yesteryear with a steam locomotive and the iconic War bonnet paint scheme of the Santa Fe diesel. Not only beautiful but functional! Throw measures 34 inches by 41 inches.



4. PRIVATE TOUR OF THE SANTA MARIA VALLEY
RAILROAD AND LUNCH FOR 4


A group of four (4) will get a private tour of the Santa Maria Valley Railroad Osburn Yard railroad facilities and lunch with Rob Himoto, President of the Santa Maria Valley Railroad and Directors from the Friends of the Santa Maria Valley Railroad. You and three of your friends will be given an exclusive tour of the railroad shops, yard and locomotives and learn about the railroad’s history and its current operations. Afterwards enjoy a private lunch hosted by the Santa Maria Valley Railroad. The tour and lunch will be on a mutually agreed Saturday or Sunday expiring within 1 year.



5. HAND MADE QUILT THROW #2

Blue is the dominate color of this quilt throw. The Lionel themed quilt will please a train lover you may know! Its beauty and comfy warmth is a must have! This handmade throw measures 33 inches by 44 inches.



6. Private Wine Tour of the Santa Maria Valley for 4

This is a private wine tour hosted by Breakaway Tours for 4 people. Breakaway Tours will plan a personalized itinerary for you to tour wineries in the Santa Maria Valley. Your group will be picked up in Santa Maria and transported in luxury for a 5 hour tour headed by one of Breakaway Tour’s knowledgeable guides. Included is a picnic lunch at Riverbench Winery. Tasting fees are determined by the wineries you visit, and are payable directly on the day of the tour, but are usually waived with a wine purchase or club membership.



7. Collapsible Cooler and Expandable Lunch Box

This item includes both a Lunch Box and Cooler from Titan. Lunch Box stays cold up to 6 hours and includes a leak proof container set. The expandable cooler will hold 40 cans plus ice. Keeps ice up to 2 days.