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)
The Heck Foundation
Michael and Barbara Shepherd
Sonoma West Times and News

Heron ($500)
ASK Realty/Sharon Hawthorne
Peace in Medicine
Janet Siela
Wright Contracting

Egret ($250)
Carroll and John Hirsch
Terry Price & Kerry Campbell
Jan Randall & Bruce MacEvoy
Harry & Dee Richardson
Catherine Sharp
Innovative Business Solutions
Terra Firma Global Partners



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

Bid on one of a kind pieces of art!

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 some of Sonoma County’s most notable artists. This year we have over 60 artists using their unique talent to create a memorable piece of wearable art or art for your backyard or garden area, including whimsical bird feeders, nesting boxes, outdoor furniture, sculpture of various mediums, and more.

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
Becky Burtech
Mary Carr
Becky Cnudde
Lois Cohen
Cheryl Costantini

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
Mary Laures
Petr Lenda
Anne Bibbons Loarie
Mickey Marshall
Glenn Martinez
Daniel Moore
Michele Morehouse
Marge Mount
Mary Neuer Lee
Nichibei Potters
Sheila O'Brien
Edie Otis
Isabelle Proust
Reed Bros. Hand Carved Furniture
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
Debey Zito & Terry Schmitt

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!

Details on the ELEVEN Live Auction packages coming soon.

Artisan Food
Delicious artisan food will be offered by the French Garden, Pizza Politana, cheeses from 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
El Flaco Wine Co.
Field Stone Winery
Foppiano Vineyards
Francis Ford Coppola Winery
Graton Ridge Winery
Hanna Winery & Vineyard
Hawkes Wine

Idle Cellars
Martin Ray Vineyards & Winery
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.