Help make ODC’s 50+ Anniversary programming possible, while also securing a much needed getaway. Start by previewing these unique experiences: from poolside to the slopes, city center to off the grid, these experiences will rejuvenate you as you explore new frontiers of delight, dining, and dance. Adventure beckons, so get your bid paddles ready.

If you have your heart set on any of the amazing trips and experiences below but can’t join us at McEvoy Ranch for Fall for Art, we’ve got you covered. Contact us at and we can raise a paddle on your behalf with a proxy bid. 

Fall for Art will be ODC’s biggest fundraiser this year and the support from the entire ODC community will directly support all the programming, events, and resources that you love and have grown to rely on for creativity, self-care, and community.

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    Donated by Maya Erickson

    Ready to master the macaron or triumph over the tart? Your dreams of creating stunning and delicious pastry delights are just a paddle raise away. Acclaimed pastry chef Maya Erickson will be your guide during this private class for up to 6. Named a 2015 SF Chronicle Rising Star and 2013 Zagat’s 30 under 30, Maya also received a nomination for Food & Wine’s Best New Pastry Chef. Formerly the Head Pastry Chef at San Francisco’s Michelin-starred Lazy Bear, she is now pastry chef at Langbaan, Portland’s renowned Thai restaurant with a months-long waiting list. Maya will also be featured in an upcoming documentary airing on Netflix from the creative team that produced the Oscar-winning 20 Feet from Stardom and the recently released documentary on Anthony Bourdain, Roadrunner.

    Package Details:

    • Private two-hour pastry class for up to 6 with nationally recognized pastry chef Maya Erickson
    • Class options include: 1) French Macaron: basics and principles including flavor concepts, piping, and filling 2) Tartlets for a Sweetheart: basics of tart dough, filling, and decoration 3) or a dessert decided by mutual agreement
    • Ingredients for the class will be provided. Auction winner and their guests will need to provide kitchen equipment and tools for the class.


    Auction Package Notes:
    Advance booking required and date and time must be mutually agreed upon by the winner and Chef Erickson
    Must be booked by April 1, 2022
    Must be redeemed by September 1, 2022



    Donated by Tim Schroeder and Peter Chandonnet

    Situated at the Sunrise chair-lift in Vail Resorts operated Canyons Village and boasting ski-in/ski-out access, this luxury condo is ready to assist you and up to 5 guests in making your next adventure one for the books. When not on the slopes (with ski-valet), prepare cocoa in the custom gourmet kitchen and relax by the fireplace or fully equipped entertainment center. Want to get away to the mountains but not in the winter? This gem offers a plethora of amenities and activities regardless of the season. With its close proximity to historic Main Street, Utah Olympic Park, and nearly every outdoor activity you can imagine, including world-class golf, mountain biking and hiking steps from your door (or complimentary shuttle service within the Canyon’s), this experience encourages you to make the most of your visit.

    Package Details:

    • 7-day/6-night stay in a fully furnished 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom residence at the LIFT resort in Park City, Utah that sleeps up to 6 guests
    • Access to the LIFT’s full suite of amenities including an outdoor pool, cabanas, two hot tubs, two grills, a fitness center with a steam room, seating with firepit, parking garage and an expansive deck
    • Prime location in the heart of upscale, pedestrian-friendly Canyons Village, offering  a range of dining, shopping, and diverse pursuits from outdoor recreation to art and cultural events

    Auction Package Value: $6,000

    Auction Package Notes:
    Subject to availability. Advance booking required.
    Blackout Dates: December 25, 2021 to January 2, 2022, January 20-30, 2022, February 18-21, 2022
    Must be booked by March 31, 2022
    Stay must be completed by September 30, 2022



    Donated by Bart and Ditty Deamer

    Experience Sun Valley for All Seasons and choose to enjoy either gorgeous winter slopes or grand summer escapes. Your well-appointed Sun Valley home base for a week is a welcoming apartment adjacent to the Sun Valley Lodge that sleeps up to 6 guests, features majestic views of the surrounding landscape, and includes daily maid service. You’ll have access to all the amenities and activities of the Lodge, including the outdoor pool and skating rink, world-class spa, and much more.

    Package Details:

    • 8-day/7-night stay in spacious apartment adjacent to the Sun Valley Lodge in Idaho
    • 3 ensuite bedrooms that sleep up to 6 guests
    • Majestic views and daily maid service
    • Access to all amenities and activities of the Lodge: outdoor pool, skating rink, and spa
    • Easy access to the ski runs, bike paths, and golf course

    Auction Package Value: $6,000

    Auction Package Notes:
    Subject to availability. Advance booking required. Blackout dates: December 25, 2021 to January 2, 2022;  September 1, 2022 to January 2, 2023
    Must be booked by March 31, 2022
    Stay must be completed by September 1, 2023



    Donated by ODC and Bart and Ditty Deamer

    Gather 7 of your closest friends for a night out they won’t soon forget. Start with an intimate dinner at Heirloom Café  - named a 2013 Best Restaurant by the Financial Times and featured in the New York Times 36 hours in San Francisco. Then take in the evening air as your party strolls down to ODC’s state-of-the-art B. Way Theater to experience a private screening of Brenda Way’s Up for Air / Decameron. Afterwards, you’ll have a chance to chat with members of the film’s cast and creative team and cap the night with a drink (or two) before your evening at the cinema comes to a close.

    Package Details:

    • Dinner for 8 at the award-winning Heirloom Café
    • A private screening of Up for Air / Decameron at ODC Theater alongside members of the creative team and cast
    • This is a rare opportunity to view a work hailed by the San Francisco Chronicle as “beautifully filmed” and “a richly layered, tender and frequently sexy celebration of touch and interconnection.” 

    Auction Package Value: Priceless

    Auction Package Notes
    Advance booking required and date must be mutually agreed upon by the winner and ODC
    Must be redeemed by September 30, 2022



    Donated by Tim Mott, Cafe La Haye, Blue Farms Wine

    Step away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life to Sonoma County, where you and up to three guests will take in the expansive views of wine country on this lavish hilltop estate designed by famed architect Richard Gluckman. A well equipped and stocked kitchen (and cellar…) invites you to toast to life poolside, before sampling exquisite vintages at Anne Moller-Racke’s Blue Farm Wines. The unfussy sophistication of Cafe La Haye welcomes you to let your hair down and enjoy the seasonal cuisine of Executive Chef Jeffrey Lloyd. “Life opens up” in Sonoma and so can you!   

    Package Details:

    • 2-night stay for up to 4 guests in a spectacular art-filled starchitect-designed estate serenely floating high above Sonoma Valley. Sweeping views of the California Wine Country and beyond provide an incredible backdrop to this architecturally iconic residence
    • Dinner at Cafe La Haye for four described by San Francisco Chronicle food critic Michael Bauer as “one of those rare restaurants in which you know the moment you walk in the door you're going to have a good time...Simple food prepared to perfection... excellent service"
    • Private appointment for 4 at Blue Farm Wines to taste through a curated selection of current vintages of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay

    Auction Package Value: $10,000

    Auction Package Notes:
    Subject to availability. Advance booking required. Blackout dates: November 20-29, 2021; December 18, 2021 - January 3, 2022. July 1-5, 2022.
    Must be booked by October 31, 2021
    Stay must be completed by September 30, 2022
    Please note, Cafe La Haye is open Tuesday-Saturday and Blue Farms Wines tasting is not available on Sundays.



    Donated by Sally Yu and Jeff Shen

    Experience the epitome of luxury and discover the beauty of the Lake Tahoe region in a 2,000 square-foot designer-furnished three-bedroom three-bathroom Ritz Carlton residence. You’ll have 6 days and 5 nights to relax, unwind, and enjoy sweeping views of Martis Valley along the North Shore of Lake Tahoe from your own 1,000-square foot private patio. As guests of the Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe, you can expect extraordinary service and access to a comprehensive selection of amenities.

    Package Details:

    • 6-day/5-night stay in a fully furnished 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom residence at the Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe for up to 8 guests
    • Located mid-mountain, the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, provides a family-friendly destination year round, with ski-in ski-out access and endless wintertime snow activities, and exclusive Lake Club access with summertime lake and hiking adventures
    • Access to the amenities of Northern California’s only AAA Five Diamond resort including 2 swimming pools, 17,000 square foot spa, a curated collection of dining options, and vibrant kid’s program

    Auction Package Value: $15,000

    Auction Package Notes:
    Subject to availability during these dates: October 1-December 1, 2021; April 23-June 30, 2022; September 15-December 1, 2022
    Must be booked by March 31, 2022
    Stay must be completed by December 1, 2022



    *only 100 chances to play – $100 per chance

    $100 is a small sum to pay for an opportunity to win a chance to host friends and family for a night at the movies. You choose the film, we’ll provide the drinks and popcorn. With a 32-foot wide screen, Meyer Sound audio system, brand new top of the line Panasonic projector, high ceilings and exposed brick walls, ODC's B. Way Theater is the perfect spot to gather your group of up to 50 guests for a private screening of the film of your choice (as long as it’s available).

    • Four-hour rental period of the B’Way Theater and lobby area with event support staff including front of house and production
    • Popcorn, wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages for up to 50 guests
    • Additional catering can be brought in at prize winner’s expense

    Premium Drawing Prize Value: $5,000

    Premium Prize Notes:
    Subject to availability. Advance booking required.
    Must be booked by March 31, 2022
    Must be redeemed by September 30, 2022



    Show your support for ODC’s Youth & Teen Program. The events of the past 18 months have weighed so heavily on all of us - particularly for young people and their families. Throughout this time, ODC has remained a safe harbor for families and a nurturing space for young students to engage their artistry, connect with peers, and support physical-emotional well-being.

    I hear her laughing throughout each class and she comes out of her room so happy afterwards. She loves each of the teachers and is finding joy in dance. We are so grateful! - Parent of a Youth & Teen program student

    Funds raised through Bids for Kids will help to support:

    •  Youth & Teen Program Scholarships
    •  Program expansion and infrastructure
    •  New safety and technical training for teachers

    Your generosity will help us to continue providing children of all backgrounds with a creative home, community and continuity as we take our next steps forward through this uncertain landscape. Thank you for being a part of the ODC family and for your vital role in bringing the transformative power of dance to the next generation.

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