The Art in the Garden Gala would not be a success without the support of our generous sponsors.


Bald Eagle ($10,000)
Vic and Karen Trione

Golden Eagle ($5,000)
Vine Hill House

Otter ($2,500)
Zainer Rinehart Clarke

Bobcat ($1,000)
E.&.J. Gallo
Miles Ferris
The Heck Foundation
John Weinstein and Heidi Stewart
Michael and Barbara Shepherd
Sonoma West Times and News
Vanguard Properties

Heron ($500)
ASK Realty/Sharon Hawthorne
Sprint Copy Center
Crumb Hither
Peace in Medicine

Rick Theis and Carolyn Johnson
Janet Siela
Anne & Clay Stephens
Wright Contracting
ZIX Cookies
Warren and Janis Watkins

Egret ($250)
Terry Price & Kerry Campbell
Christine Engel and Hugh Helm
Carroll and John Hirsch
Jan Randall & Bruce MacEvoy
Harry & Dee Richardson
Catherine Sharp
Innovative Business Solutions
Joseph Swan Vineyards
Terra Firma Global Partners
Peggy Tourje and Jane Krensky
Boyle & Stoll, CPAs
Raini and Steve Vallarino


If you would like more information on how you can become a sponosr, please download our Sponsorship PackagePDF file opens in new window. If you have any questions, please contact David Bannister at 707.527.9277 x103 or

11th Annual Art in the Garden Gala

Sunday, September 14, 2014 2-6pm

Tickets On Sale Now!

If you have attended this event in the past, you already know how much FUN the Gala is for everyone involved! Come join us for our biggest annual fundraising event of the year, complete with premium local wines & beer, delicious local food pairings, entertainment, and, of course, gorgeous garden ART!

Bid on one of a kind pieces of art!The Gala is vitally important to our mission: to restore and conserve the Laguna de Santa Rosa and to inspire public appreciation for this Wetland of International Importance. 


Stunning Views!
The Vine Hill House at O'Connell Vineyards of Sebastopol is the perfect setting for our beautiful fundraiser. The estate overlooks the Santa Rosa plain, and is surrounded by grounds of lawns and flower gardens, vineyards, and spectacular views from every side.

Garden Art Silent Auction
Bid on superb wine lots and fabulous, one-of-a-kind wearable and garden art created by over 60 of Sonoma County’s most notable artists.

Don Ajello
Barnee Alexander
Gary Alexander
Susan Amalia
Warren Arnold
Abby Bard
Peter Beaman
Joel Bennett
Ken Berman
Don Bishop
Tony Black
Margaret Bolt
3-D Edddy Born
Christine Boyd
Alan Brickman
Rebecca Burtech
Mary Carr
Becky Cnudde
Lois Cohen
Donna DeLaBriandais
Leti Duenas

Mary Fuller
Bill Geisinger
Yvonne Giambrone-Martin

Christine Gonzalves
Micca Gray
Mark and Ben Grismer
Richard Hartung
Walter Harvest
Cynthia Hipkiss
Garth Gordon Hokanson
George Houghton
Jaime Jean
Jan Kalyano Lochner
Mary Laures
Petr Lenda
Anne Bibbons Loarie
Joyce Libeu
Mickey Marshall
Glenn Martinez
Michele Morehouse

Marge Mount
Mary Neuer Lee

Nichibei Potters
Sheila O'Brien
Pat O'Connell
Edie Otis
Reed Bros. Hand Carved Furniture
Tamra Sanchez
Patricia Schueler
Janet Seaforth
Amy Smith
Paula Smith and Keith Howell
Mike Sooley
Kyle Sullivan
Allis Teegarden
Thena Trystad
Dana Lynn Vallarino
Becky Wells
Chelsea Wills
Kathleen Woolfe
Greg Zirbel

Bid on Adventure Packages!Live Auction: Bid on Adventure Packages!
Live auctioneer, Bill Carle, will lead the entertaining auction of "Adventure Packages" including a kayak tour of Drake's Estero; whale watching with marine biologist Dr. Robert Rubin; a getaway vacation along the Mendocino Coast including lodging, dinner, and a kayaking package;
and MORE to come!

Gather your group and get ready to bid on
one of TEN exciting packages!

Artisan Food
Delicious artisan food will be offered by the French Garden, Pizza Politana, cheeses from Nicasio Valley Cheese Company, Redwood Hill Farm & Creamery, Cowgirl Creamery, Valley Ford Cheese Company, and Weirauch Farm & Creamery, gourmet desserts from ZIX Cookies and Crumb Hither,
olive tasting by Don's Olives, with more to come.

Beer from Moonlight Brewing Co.
Once again, Brian Hunt, brewmaster and owner of Moonlight Brewing,
will be donating a selection of his craft beer for our hop loving guests.

Cheers!Paired with Premium Local Wine
The Gala would not be complete without the selection of fine wines offered by our local wineries. These wines will be available for all our guests to enjoy with a selection available in our silent auction. Don't forget to pick up a raffle ticket when you arrive for a chance to win a case of wine, and enjoy a "Taste of Sonoma Valley" after the event!

Thank you to our 2014 Winery Donors!

Balletto Vineyards
Bella Vineyards & Wine Caves
Churchill Cellars
Cult Wine
E.&J. Gallo Winery
El Flaco Wine Co.
Ferrari-Carano Vineyards & Winery
Field Stone Winery
Foppiano Vineyards
Francis Ford Coppola Winery
Graton Ridge Winery
Hanna Winery & Vineyard
Hawkes Wine

Idle Cellars
Joseph Swan Vineyards
Martin Ray Vineyards & Winery
O'Connell Vineyards
Owl Ridge Wine Services
Russian River Vineyards
St Francis Winery & Vineyards
TR Elliot
Trione Vineyards & WInery
Watkins Family Winery
White Oak Vineyards and Winery
Windsor Vineyards

Please visit last year's photo album on Facebook!

We hope you will join us for an exciting afternoon
of wine, food, and ART!

Tickets On Sale Now!

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or order your ticket(s) online with our secure payment option below.