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Home | BAO Holiday Auction

Bay Area Older Adults
Holiday Auction is Open!

Auction Ends November 16 at 5:00 PM

Each year, Bay Area Older Adults (BAO) provides programs that support healthy living for 120,000 older adults throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Our holiday auction is an easy way to pick up holiday gifts for your friends, family and yourself and feel good knowing that 100% of the proceeds will go towards next year's Healthy Living™ programs! Many of BAO's programs are either free or priced at half of their actual cost and we are counting on people like you to keep these programs accessible to all who need them regardless of income. Please spread the word to your friends, family, neighbors and colleagues and help us reach our fundraising goal of $10,000.

AUCTION INSTRUCTIONS: Placing a bid signifies you have read and agreed to the terms and conditions below.

Choosing Items

  • You can view all of the auction items by scrolling down the page or click on a category link from the list below.
  • We recommend making a list of the item number(s) you are interested in, so you have them handy when you go to the bidding page.


  • Bids must be in at least $2.00 increments
  • If there is a Leading Bid, this means that someone already bid on the item.
  • At the end of each item description, there is a CLICK HERE link that takes you to the bidding page that lists all of the auction items.
  • Submitting a bid signifies your commitment to pay for the item(s) at your bid price.
  • To maintain your privacy, we will use the first three letters of your first and last name to identify you as the leading bidder. For instance, Anne Ferguson would be annfer.
  • We will send you an email you if you have been outbid on an item(s).


  • When the auction ends, if you are the leading bidder of auction item(s), you will receive an email and/or phone call from us with payment instructions. At this time, we will also arrange for item delivery.
  • Gift cards, gift certificates and tickets will be mailed to the winners free of charge.
  • For all other items, we will meet you within Sunnyvale or at any of the remaining BAO event locations. In all other instances, we can arrange shipping. Buyer pays for shipping.


Click on the category links or peruse the whole list of auction items below.


Item #82 Private Savannah Chanelle Tour & Tasting for 10

Value: 300
Starting Bid: $220.00

Gift certificate for a one hour tour & tasting for ten at Savannah Chanelle Winery. Located in the Santa Cruz mountains region, they specialize in Burgundy varietals, especially the noble Pinot noir grape. They have a beautifully manicured property with views of the valley and Santa Cruz mountains at their picnic tables. Bring a picnic lunch for a great way to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or other occasion.

Expires on: November 1st, 2019
Donated by: Savannah Chanelle Vineyards
Website: http://www.savannahchanelle.com

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Item #84 Two Symphony Silicon Valley Tickets

Value: 144
Starting Bid: $90.00

Two tickets for price level 2 for any performance in 2018-2019 Symphony Silicon Valley Classics Series. See link below for performance descriptions. The Symphony's artists, nationally recruited have an average performance tenure in San Jose of over 20 years. They are recognized as among the best in the greater Bay Area and led by an exciting roster of distinguished guest conductors. Concerts are performed in San Jose's magnificently restored downtown California Theatre, one of Northern California's most outstanding music halls.

Expires on: June 2nd, 2019
Donated by: Symphony Silicon Valley
Website: http://www.symphonysiliconvalley.org/concerts.php

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Item #86 One Round of Golf for Two Incl Cart at Santa Clara Golf & Tennis Club

Value: 134
Starting Bid: $95.00

One round of golf with cart for two players at the Santa Clara Golf & Tennis Club. The club offers a par 72 championship course measuring 6,722 yards with a slope rating of 119, and four sets of tee boxes. The course was designed by seasoned golf architect Robert Muir Graves. Good for weekends and holidays.

Expires on: October 30th, 2019
Donated by: Santa Clara Golf & Tennis Club
Website: https://www.santaclaragc.com/

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Item #88 Two Tickets to San Jose Wind Symphony

Value: 132
Starting Bid: $95.00

Two general admission tickets to attend each of three concerts (Dec 9, 2018; February 24, 2019 and May 12, 2019) in 2018-2019 season and a Fantastic Fourth concert for free on July 4, 2019. The San Jose Wind Symphony is the West Coast's Premier Wind Symphony, and each concert has one guest artist performing solo. Performances are located at the McAfee Performing Arts Center in Saratoga. Please use the link below to see concert descriptions and dates.

No Expiration Date
Donated by: San Jose Wind Symphony
Website: http://www.sjws.org/20182019-season/

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Item #92 Music at Kohl Mansion for 2

Value: 114
Starting Bid: $80.00

Two tickets for any Chamber Music Series Concert 2018-19 season at the historic Kohl Mansion Great Hall in Burlingame. Tickets includes a pre-concert talk by Musicologist Kai Christiansen and post-concert meet the artists wine and buffet reception. Ticket does not aooly to special events. Established in 1914, Kohl Mansion is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and features a gracious setting in the Elizabethan style Great Hall for intimate music on a grand scale.

Expires on: December 31st, 2019
Donated by: Music at Kohl Mansion
Website: https://musicatkohl.org/concerts/

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Item #95 One Round of Golf for Four at The Pruneridge Golf Club

Value: 96
Starting Bid: $80.00
Leading Bid: $80.00 (DebBis)

One round of golf (cart not included) for four players at the Pruneridge Golf Club in Santa Clara. Their nine hole golf course challenges the beginning golfer and offers intermediate and advanced players the opportunity to work on their ball striking, short game and course management strategies. Centrally located just blocks off of Highway 280 on Saratoga Avenue in Santa Clara.

Expires on: August 31st, 2019
Donated by: Pruneridge Golf Club
Website: http://www.pruneridgegolfclub.com/

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Item #96 Private Satori Cellars Wine VIP Tasting for 6

Value: 90
Starting Bid: $65.00

Sartori cellars offers an outdoor tasting cabana that is surrounded by 15 acres of happy, pampered Santa Clara Valley grapes. Sartori features award-winning, estate-grown merlot, zinfandel, cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, syrah and petite sirah. Tasting includes one white and four red wines. Hours are every Saturday and Sunday, from noon to 5 PM. They encourage you to bring a picnic, go on a day when they have live music, play bocce, relax and unwind. This is a great way to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or other important event. Please contact sandy@satoricellars.com to schedule your VIP tasting.

Expires on: December 31st, 2019
Donated by: Satori Cellars
Website: http://satoricellars.com/wine_tasting/

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Item #98 Two Winchester Mystery House Tickets

Value: 83
Starting Bid: $60.00
Leading Bid: $60.00 (DebBis)

Two (2) adult mansion tickets for a 65 minute tour of the interior of the Winchester Mystery House in San Jose. Learn why Sarah Winchester built the worlds strangest home, containing 160 rooms and costing more than $5,500,000. There are museum exhibits to view after your tour.

Expires on: March 31st, 2019
Donated by: Winchester Mystery House
Website: http://www.winchestermysteryhouse.com/

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Item #99 Two Tabard Theatre Tickets for Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook

Value: 76
Starting Bid: $50.00

Two tickets for Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook at the Tabard Theatre. Featuring the beloved songs of the Tony and Academy Award-Winning composer of Wicked, Pippin and Godspell, this original new musical is a touching and authentic look into how we fall in love and the poignant power of trusting our hearts and memories.

Expires on: February 3rd, 2019
Donated by: Tabard Theatre Company
Website: https://www.tabardtheatre.org/docs/Season/2018-2019/TabardSnapshotsSeason18-19.pdf

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Item #103 One Round of Golf for Two at Boulder Creek Golf & Country Club

Value: 68
Starting Bid: $40.00

One round of golf for two players at Boulder Creek Golf Course & Country Club valid any weekday any time (cart not included). Boulder Creeks scenic course is set among the redwoods and lakes, and offers a challenging and memorable golfing experience. Designed by Jack Fleming, this 18-hole par 65 for men and par 67 for women course features superb rolling terrain and beautiful greens. Course is located in Boulder Creek near Big Basin Redwoods State Park.

Expires on: December 31st, 2019
Donated by: Boulder Creek Golf & Country Club
Website: http://www.bouldercreekgolf.com/

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Item #112 Two General Admission to the Computer History Museum 2

Value: 35
Starting Bid: $28.00

Two general admission tickets to the Computer History Museum, a fun way for technology fans to show their passion for technologies past and present. Spend the day at the Computer History Museum and experience an immersive journey into the origins of computing and learn about the ongoing impact of technology in our lives.

No Expiration Date
Donated by: Computer History Museum
Website: http://www.computerhistory.org/

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Item #118 Concannon Wine Tasting & Tour for 8

Value: 240
Starting Bid: $170.00

Private Tour & Tasting for eight in the Concannon Vineyard Tasting Room in Livermore. Estate Ambassadors will guide you through this 90-minute experience which includes a walking tour of their landmark vineyard estate, crush pad, and barrel room. Enjoy a special tasting of five of their award-winning Reserve wines. During this tour, learn why Concannon is recognized as a pioneer in California Cabernet Sauvignon and Petite Syrah. At tour end, your group will complete your tasting experience relaxing in one of their private, historic settings.

No Expiration Date
Donated by: Concannon Vineyards
Website: https://www.concannonvineyard.com/visit/tours-and-tastings/

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