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2016 Benefit Weekend Live and Silent Auction List

Esalen will be hosting a silent and live auction of an arrange of exciting items. Your generous donations will support scholarships and other areas of need.

Live Auction

Our Live Auction proceeds will support our Friends of Esalen Fund, helping to fund the highest priority needs of the organization such as Gazebo School Park, Farm & Garden, and the Center for Theory and Research. The Live Auction will take place the evening of Saturday, October 15th.

Rancho la Puerta
  • One-week spa retreat for two at Rancho La Puerta
    • Value: $8,200
  • Stay at home in Big Sur, meal at Nepenthe, Day Pass to Esalen and Esalen Massage for Two
    • Value: $1,685
  • 7 Night Stay in Florence, Italy Apartment
    • Value: $1,800
  • Antique Poster from Esalen’s original Lodge
    • Value: Priceless

Silent Auction

All proceeds from our Silent Auction will go to support scholarships at Esalen. Scholarships are a vital part of Esalen’s mission to help those seeking to acquire the skills and knowledge to transform their lives and the world at large. We rely on donations from Friends of Esalen to fund these scholarship awards, and our Silent Auction proceeds will help to increase the number of scholarships we can award next year. 

The Silent Auction will open on Friday, October 14th and close at 10 am on Sunday, October 16th. 

Byron Katie
  • Certificate for The Work by Byron Katie
    • Value: $5,510
  • Dean Ornish Consultation
    • Value: $10,000
  • Esalen Day Pass, Massage and EO Gift Box
    • Value: $1,585
  • Bronze Sculpture from local Monterey Artist, Yves Goyatton
    • Value: $2,100

Inn Paradiso in Paso Robles
  • Paso Robles Stay at Inn Paradiso
    • Value: $700
  • Painting from Esalen staff member and resident, Branan Freeman
    • Value: $550
  • Gift Basket from prAna (1 of 2)
    • Value: $165
  • Gift Basket from prAna (2 of 2)
    • Value: $165
  • Collectable News Media piece about the Mad Men “Esalen” episode
    • Value: Priceless
  • Bottle of wine and wine glasses from Big Sur Vineyards and local landscape photograph
    • Value: $225
  • One night stay and dinner for two at Post Ranch Inn
    • Value: $1,025-$2,600
  • Organic Natural Touch Encased Coil Mattress & Foundation
    • Value: $4,950
  • Gift Certificate to Dali Restaurant
    • Value: $200
  • Gift Certificate to Deetjen’s
    • Value: $250
  • Newsom Hot Springs Stay
    • Value $425
  • Carmel Valley Home
    • Value: $300
  • Stay at Hotel Cielo Rojo, Mexico
    • Value: TBD
  • Two person/Two night stay in Mammoth Lakes, CA home with two ski passes
    • Value:$500
  • Monty Python Book - Autographed by John Cleese
    • Value: $100

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