If you’d like to buy a spot for one of the parties below, please use the PayPal buttons to purchase tickets. (Or, if you prefer, you can pay by check. Please email the Chabot Auction Party Team and specify how many tickets you want to purchase to which party/ies, then drop a check for the total made out to Chabot PTA into the locked box outside the office at school.) Party questions or can’t remember if you already bought tickets to an upcoming event? Email the Chabot Auction Party Team.


 

Sunday, April 14, 2019 12pm — LEARN TO BREW YOUR OWN BEER

This auction is for a class on homebrewing beer that includes both informational handouts as well as a demonstration of the brewing process. The brewing event will take place on Sunday, April 14th at noon at my residence.We will be bottling the beer in May (day/time to be determined) and the participants will each receive a 6-pack of the homemade beer for their efforts! Hosted by Jim Pesavento.

8 spots left @ $100

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Saturday, April 20, 2019 6pm-9pm — WHISKEY-A-GOA-GOA

Join us at a special tasting of five whiskies along with a variety of homemade Indian finger food! The whisky tasting will be hosted by Koray Kaan Ozdemir, renowned whisky specialist and blogger, and West Coast Regional Manager / Brand Ambassador at Paul John Single Malt Whisky. Also called “The Great Indian Single Malt,” Paul John Whisky hails from the shores of Goa, on the west coast of India. It is created with Indian six-row barley sourced from across the vast lands of Rajasthan to the foothills of the Himalayas. Goa’s tropical climate offers the ideal temperature for the whisky to mature to perfection. Hosts: Hima Chintalapati & Mayur Bhatia.

5 spots left @ $45

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Saturday, April 27, 2019 3pm-6pm — THE GREAT CHABOT BAKE OFF COMPETITION

Baking contestants ($40 entry fee) will fire up their ovens, and enter on their best home-baked savory and sweet goods, for a chance to win a blue ribbon and a prize!  Tasters ($75 ticket) will bring their appetites!  All participants will sip champagne or sparkling water, and sample delicious home-baked goods, and then cast their votes!  Mix and mingle with other Chabot parents, and raise “dough” for Chabot! Hosts: Michael Weiss & Doug Lee, Fran & Kevin Burlingham, Jill Egan & Sandy Vergano, Roxanne & Mikel Azpiroz, Tasha & Brad Harrington, Tina & Travis Crawford.

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7 spots left at $40 (Baking contestants click below)

9 spots left at $75 (Tasters click below)


 

Friday, May 3, 2019 7:30pm-9:30pm — WINE PAIRING SOIREE

Join hosts Kerrie & Bret Hogan and Emily & Matt Shearon for a fancy evening of fine wines from local winery Côte West, perfectly paired with French-inspired hors d’oeuvres. Each wine (Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Rosé, and Pinot Noir) will be paired with a unique small plate from Stephane Garnier, a premier French chef. Come learn about the wines — like where the grapes are grown or how the wines are made — or just come for an excuse to dress up and have a drink with adults!

8 spots left @ $55

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Saturday, May 4, 2019 10am-12pm — SCAVENGER HUNT FUN RUN

Do you know where the elves live in Rockridge? Where would you find free rock climbing close to Chabot? Want to have fun figuring out clues like these? Join us for a scavenger hunt fun run right here in our neighborhood. Create your own team of 2-4 people. Adults and kids welcome. Each team will receive a list of clues and some cool swag for the race. Once you decipher the clues, you will run to each location and snap a photo of yourselves. When you’ve completed your list, return to the starting point to celebrate your success with some light snacks and cool drinks. Expect to walk or run about 3 miles around the neighborhood, depending on how well you decipher the clues!

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Team/family ticket (4 people max) @ $100- only 4 team tickets left!


 

Saturday, May 4, 2019 6pm — ROCKRIDGE PARK PROGRESSIVE DINNER UNDER THE STARS

Enjoy a progressive alfresco dinner on historic Rockridge Boulevard. Start with hosts Andy and Carrie Singer for appetizers and drinks in the neighborhood parkette, followed by a sumptuous dinner on Anna Shaw and Jason Short’s deck, and ending with delicious desserts on Deb Kong and Greg Kato’s patio.

Only 4 spots left @ $100 per person

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Sunday, May 5, 2019 1:15pm — PILATES & PROSECCO

Whether you are a pilates pro or newcomer, join fellow Chabot parents at Rockridge’s newest studio, Vita, for a mat pilates class followed by some bubbly and treats. Mat pilates strengthens the body’s “powerhouse” – your abdominals, lower back muscles, pelvic floor, hips, and glutes. So, come power up with us with some pilates and prosecco! Hosts: Krista Reinhard and Joyce Wu.

13 spots left @ $40

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Saturday, May 11, 5:30pm-9pm 2019 — MAKE YOUR OWN PIZZA PARTY + DATE NIGHT

Drop your kids off with us for a make-your-own-pizza party while you get a few hours to yourself on a Friday night!Win-win! Hosts: Kate & Lila Welti, Olga Ramm & Anna Ramm-Kollhoff.

Only 1 spot left @ $75 per person

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Saturday, May 18, 2019 6pm — BACKYARD COMEDY HOUR

We have booked some of the TOP Bay Area stand-up comics to do hilarious sets on our backyard deck. This is a unique opportunity to see rising stars up close and personal, in an intimate setting. These are comics who have performed regularly at venues such as Cobb’s and The Punchline. This is a “BYOC” event – bring your own chair. The doors will open at 6:00 p.m. The show will start at 6:30 and run until about 8:00. We will serve pizza for dinner and high-quality alcohol. Please stay for the after-show party. Hosts: Laurel Trotter and Jacob Sider, Rosie Papazian and Cabral Bonner, Sondre Skatter and Carol Treadwell, Jeremy Taylor and Erica Taylor, Megan Horl and Matt McAlear, Julie Bacelli and Jerome Bacelli, Jonah Weber and Hoa Lu, Jen Daskal and Jesse Attix.

$90 per person

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Saturday, June 1-Sunday, June 2, 2019 — NIGHT UNDER THE STARS: 3RD GRADE CAMPOUT

Celebrate the end of the school year at the 3rd Grade Campout! Friends + BBQ + laughs + s’mores= a wonderful night under the stars for all!All you need to bring is your camping gear and your adult beverages — we’ll provide everything else: meals, campfire jam, nature hike, arts and crafts, coffee in the morning! We make it easy to usher in summer break! Hosts: Meghan Horl & Matt McAlear, Robin Meyerhoff & Michael Ryan, Kirsten & Mike Sterba, Star & Nick Rabinowitz, Naomi Stein & Jacob Butcher, Robin Wadsworth & Chris Rinaldi, and Melissa García & Ben Metcalf.

$125 per family

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Sunday, June 2, 2019 4pm-7pm — BITES, BOOZE & OILS

Whether you’re new to the elementary school circuit or a seasoned veteran, the end of the school year needs to be celebrated with mom friends to de-stress, and that means wellness for all your senses! Indulge in an evening of essential oil infused cocktails, handmade tapas, and heady company at the Rockridge Improvement Club. Go home with a special essential oil based goody to truly let go of the school year. Hosts: Heta Dave & Begonia Lobbezoo.

25 spots left @ $35

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Saturday, June 8, 2019 1pm — NATURALIST GUIDED HIKE

From the woman who brought you the Stream Strike School, and directed the Backcountry programs at the Lawrence Hall of Science: a fun & fascinating, hands-on, family nature hike. We’ll meet at Tilden’s Jewel Lake and enjoy an easy, flat, beautiful walk.  Here we will walk and smell, taste, feel, listen and see what the plants have to offer.  We’ll stop for delicious organic snacks, and make graphite rubbings and a flower press to take home. Hosted by Naomi Stein.

6 families @ $150 per family

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 7pm — ARTISAN COCKTAIL WORKSHOP

Welcome the school year by acquiring a new skill: learn to create exquisite, hand-crafted & delicious cocktails in an intimate setting with mixologist Matty McGee from local hotspot, Prizefighter. Gain newfound knowledge and try out fresh bartending techniques as we create some of the trendiest, tastiest cocktails with the passionate and captivating Matty. Sip your creations while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and mingling with fellow Chabot parents. Hosts: Lara & Phillip Coffin, Josh Gamson & Richard Knight, Grace Kim & Steve Chow, Caroline Schreiber, Abigail Smith & Bethany Dreyfus. We look forward to mixing it up with you!

21 spots left @ $100

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Sunday, August 25, 2019 1pm — BOBCAT BATTLE OF THE BAY

Shhh… if you listen closely, you can almost hear it. The distant sound of the organ. The crack of the bat. The cheers from the crowd. Start off the 2019-20 school year right and join us for a hosted tailgate, including sweet seats for the A’s / Giants game on Saturday, August 25th at 1PM.This isn’t your college tailgate—enjoy a brunch spread with bloody mary bar, mimosas and delicious bites to get you ready for the game. You’ll pack your own custom snack bag and enjoy the game, seated together with your fellow Chabot families. Hosts: Becca & Alex Ashton, Claire Hamady & Cindy Blair, Sara & Brandon Herring.

15 spots left @ $70

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Saturday, September 7, 2019 4pm-7pm — ZUMBA HAPPY HOUR

Come and shake your groove thang in this easy to follow, calorie burning, Latin dance inspired class taught by Bay Area Zumba super star, Vanina Doce-Mood.Enjoy delicious snacks and sangria after the workout to put those calories right back on. Hosts: Piper Morgan, Rebecca Casey & Kristin Aldrich.

5 spots left @ $40

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Saturday, September 7, 2019 8pm — FUNK SOUL DISCO DANCE PARTY

Shake your booty to international disco funk beats. Dance your beautiful heart out on the dance floor before you catch your breath with a cocktail around the fire pit under the stars. No costumes required. Open bar and light appetizers. The punch will be spiked! Hosts: Alison McKleroy, Neil Passero, Cindy Blair and Claire Hamady.

22 spots left @ $75

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Saturday, September 14, 2019 7:30pm — MAXINE PADD PRIVATE DRAG SHOW

Back by popular demand, it’s the 4th Annual Maxine Padd Dragstravaganza, Chabot’s wildest and most hilarious auction party! Did you know that Mr. Nagatani’s husband Jon has a fierce and fabulous drag queen alter ego named “Maxine Padd”? The drinks will be flowing, the music will be pumping, and the dollar bills will be flying! Adult guests only, please. Hosted at the home of Shaudi Bazzaz and Danny Pestal; cohosted by Roxanne Azpiroz, Alli Connorton, Rebecca Casey, Jordan Gimbel and Joanna Rudnick, Elizabeth Hart, Stephanie Kaple, Doug Lee and Michael Weiss, Lily and Diego Martins, and Piper Morgan.

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4 VIP tickets (backstage access!) @ $150

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Sunday, September 15, 2019 5pm — BACK TO SCHOOL PARTY AT LOST & FOUND BEER GARDEN

Calling all Chabot parents and friends — the Back to School party at Lost & Found Beer Garden is back! Come recover from the first weeks back at school at this fabulous, outdoor Oakland oasis. Your ticket comes with a great drink, yummy nibbles, and the whole back of the beer garden reserved for us to hang out or duel over ping-pong and cornhole. Adults only please. Hosted by a dozen K-5 families: Ashley & John Burke, Tiffany & Zachary Chan, Alli & Matt Connorton,Amy Ferraris and Michael Schulman, Sean Gamble & Nicky Ozer, Amy & Alex Hood, Amy & Dom Kellermann, Carla Lo Coco & David Deeths, Star and Nick Rabinowitz, Allison Kidd & Travis Ritchie, John Schmid & Rachel Steinberg, Piper & Joy Vongphachanh.

$20 per person

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Saturday, October 19, 2019 2pm-5pm — CHA-BINGO

Unleash your inner senior citizen!All ages welcome. Join us for an afternoon of Bingo at Chabot (Cha-BINGO!!!).Prizes for winners, snacks for all.Let’s fill up the MPR for an afternoon of family fun.Hosts: Kristin & Matt Aldrich, Lara Coffin, Shirin Belur.

$20 per person

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Saturday, November 16, 2019 4pm-6:30pm) — STITCH ‘N BITCH

Stretch your crafting muscles, or just join us for the scintillating conversation. Take a moment to slow down and enjoy the company of your fellow Chabot parents. We provide the wine and crafting materials and you provide the conversation. Enjoy a glass of wine (or 3) and some delicious snacks. Crafting materials provided, along with several projects, if you’d like to try your hand at sewing (machine or hand), knitting, crocheting or metal stamping! Hosts: Anne Sturgeon & Kristin Aldrich.

15 spots @ $30

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Saturday, December 18, 2019 7pm — “WRAPPER’S DELIGHT” GIFT WRAPPING PARTY

Too Short isn’t the only Oakland (w)rapper! Join Chabot moms Lisa Buccino & Laurel Trotter for an evening of holiday cocktails & yummy small bites. Then sit back and relax while they WRAP YOUR HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR YOU! Bring your gifts, kick up your feet, and luxuriate in the holiday pampering. All wrapping paper, ribbons and gift tags included; up to ten gifts per ticket holder.

Only 2 spots left @ $125

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 2pm — LUNAR NEW YEAR DUMPLING WRAPPING PARTY

Grandma loved cooking, throwing big parties, and teaching others her dumpling recipe. To honor her memory, we’ll celebrate the Lunar New Year with a lively hands-on cooking class. Following the lesson we will sit down to a full meal, discuss family traditions, and ring in the Year of the Rat. Cocktails and snacks will be served throughout. Guests will depart with recipe cards, lucky red envelopes, and dumplings to freeze. Note: pork and shrimp dumplings made with local and organic ingredients – allergies can be accommodated. Hosted by Vivian Li, Inara Li-Cortez, and Alli Connorton.

2 spots left @ $65 (children welcome when accompanied by an adult)

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