The Shine Celebration Live Auction Preview

The Shine Celebration Live Auction Preview

The Shine Celebration Live Auction Preview 150 150 Ivy Marsnik

The annual Way to Grow Shine Celebration is just weeks away and thanks to our generous donors, we’ve got some great items up for grabs!  There’s only one place you can get them, and that’s live at The Shine Celebration October 23.  So come on out for a night under the stars and toast to creating bright and shiny futures for many moons to come!

Lake Superior Yachting

Experience a yachting adventure on beautiful Lake Superior! Grab 8 of your closest friends and climb aboard a 38-foot Carver Yacht at Barkers Island Marina in Superior, Wisconsin. Sit back and enjoy a cruise through the Superior Harbor along Park Point and the Duluth shoreline. Down rigger fishing can also be arranged. Potential catches include trout, salmon, and walleye, however, no guarantees! Lunch and refreshments will be served.

Grand Luxxe Loft, Mexico

Grand Luxxe is the pinnacle of luxury. Enjoy playing golf on Jack Nicklaus Golf Course, luxury spa, fitness and shopping facilities, a butler and a private chef in addition to private beach and pool areas that are intimate and tranquil. It’s the kind of extraordinary vacation experience you want, and the kind of service you deserve and expect. The Grand Luxxe 2 bedroom loft hosts many amenities including: gourmet kitchen, Jacuzzi tubs, terrace with a dipping pool and more!

Home Away From Home – Asini Greece

Spend a week at the Kalithea home in Asini Greece. The name, which means “beautiful view” truly says it all. The house features a pergola including an outdoor oven and patio seating, perfect for kicking back and enjoying the views of orange groves in the valley while looking out over the Aegean Sea. The 3 bedroom, 3 bath fully furnished house sleeps six. Asini itself is perfectly located on the Aegean Sea near Nafplio, a small town famous for its marina, open air markets, and fabulous restaurants and bakeries.  Ten minutes away is Tolo, a city with lovely seaside beaches, shopping, restaurants and boat trips to the Greek Islands of Hydra and Spetzes.  Also nearby are the theatre at Epidaurus, Corinth, Mycenae, and several wineries and World Heritage sites. And, in case that isn’t enough, you may opt to enjoy a quick day trip to Athens!

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Pillsbury House & Chef Terry John Zila

The historic Alfred F. Pillsbury House is the perfect place to hold a party for 8! This recently restored residence was built by Alfred Pillsbury, whose father founded Pillsbury Co. Explore the old world charm of this limestone and mahogany English gothic-style mansion and treat your guests to an evening of fun with Terry John Zila. Chef Terry will create a culinary dining experience catered to your taste. Whether you prefer a cooking class, a five-course dinner, or a lively social event with passed appetizers, the choice is yours!

Vikings vs. Rams

This is not your average NFL experience! This package includes four tickets with exclusive M Club access and parking pass to cheer on the Minnesota Vikings as they face the St .Louis Rams, Sunday November 8. The M Club offers all-inclusive food and beverage selections in a warm environment and is the perfect place to gather before, during and after the game!

August 1969 Minneapolis Star Photo by Jack Gillis of members of the Minnesota Vikings football team's defensive line. L to R: Jim Marshall, Paul Dickson, Alan Page, Gary Larsen and Carl Eller. Marshall, Page, Larsen and Eller later became known as the Purple People Eaters. Star Tribune file photo is stamped Aug. 14, 1969, ran Aug. 23, 1969.
Dinner With a Legend

If you’ve ever wanted to have dinner with a legend, this is your chance!  Enjoy dinner for 6 with Jim Marshall and his wife. Jim Marshall is a retired American football player who played defensive end for the Minnesota Vikings (1961–1979) as one of the famed Purple People Eaters. At the time of his retirement, he owned the career records for most consecutive starts (270) and games played (282). Sanctuary’s Chef Patrick Atanalian brings creativity and excellence into a setting with a touch of the old world. Patrick’s new American Menu allows him to select from all America’s ethnic dishes to delight your senses.

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Suite Seats

Cheer on the Minnesota Twins from a Premier Suite! You and 11 guests will be in the middle of the action in this suite located on the first base line. You’ll not only enjoy the great view of the game from private, outdoor ballpark seating, but you’ll also enjoy a spacious, climate-controlled interior lounge perfect for relaxing, eating, conversing and celebrating. Plush, more comfortable seating and high-definition televisions are just some of the features of these unsurpassed entertainment venues.

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