Chaired by Orv Kimbrough and Michael Williams
Please join us for The Sheldon Gala FAMILY REUNION as we celebrate our unique venue with our beloved “family of friends!”
Hosted by Grammy-winning singer/songwriter and mandolinist Chris Thile, this special live-streaming event will feature performances by Wynton Marsalis, John Pizzarelli, Dianne Reeves and Peter Martin, and more.
Virtual and exclusive in-person experiences available.
Your support helps us continue to present Arts Without Borders, making the arts accessible to all!
Silver Individual: $500
One (1) ticket for The Sheldon Gala at-home Silver experience, including dinner and wine delivered to your home, and access to the live-streamed concert event.
Gold Individual: $800
One (1) ticket for The Sheldon Gala at-home Gold experience, including dinner, wine, and dessert delivered to your home, and access to the live-streamed concert event.
Diamond Individual: $1,000
One (1) ticket for The Sheldon Gala at-home Diamond experience, including dinner, wine, dessert, and a charcuterie board delivered to your home, and access to the live-streamed concert event.
Platinum Individual: $2,500
One (1) ticket for The Sheldon Gala in-person experience*, including drinks, heavy hors d’oeuvres, dessert, and a special viewing of the live-streamed concert at The Sheldon.
Ten (10) tickets for The Sheldon Gala at-home experience, including dinner and wine delivered to you and your guests’ addresses, and access to the live-streamed concert event.
Four (4) tickets for The Sheldon Gala in-person experience*, including drinks, heavy hors d’oeuvres and a special viewing of the live-streamed concert at The Sheldon.
Ten (10) tickets for The Sheldon Gala in-person experience*, including drinks, heavy hors d’oeuvres and a special viewing of the live-streamed concert at The Sheldon.
*at-home experience available upon request
Don’t miss your chance to win one of these premium silent auction items, with proceeds benefitting The Sheldon’s 2021 Gala!
Bidding open now! and will remain open through 7:45 p.m. on April 10, 2021.
Auction bidders do not have to attend or view The Sheldon’s online gala to win.
Vintage Gibson A-40 Mandolin Signed by Bluegrass Royalty
A collector’s item in its own right, complete with its original alligator-print case, this mid-century Gibson A-40 mandolin is a one-of-a-kind, must-have item for Americana fans. The beautifully preserved instrument is signed by a who’s-who of bluegrass luminaries who have performed on The Sheldon stage, including Marty Stuart, Sam Bush, Sierra Hull and Ricky Skaggs, and will be signed by Gala host Chris Thile the night of the event!
Value: $3,000. Bidding begins at: $1,500
St. Louis Sports Fan Ultimate Experience
St. Louis sports fans will not want to miss out on this ultimate experience, which includes four Blues Glass Seats, with all-inclusive food and beverage and parking pass; six Cardinals Suite tickets, with all-inclusive food and beverage; and four tickets to NASCAR/Indycar Weekend at World Wide Technology Raceway, including four tickets to the NASCAR/Camping World Truck Series race on August 20, 2021, four tickets to the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 NTT Indycar series race on August 21, 2021, VIP parking passes, eight Kartplex passes and four Nike WWT Raceway hats. The package also includes a $400 Top Golf gift card and $750 in restaurant gift certificates for top dining destinations including Tony’s, Flemings, John Mineos and Kemoll’s.
Value: $4,675. Bidding begins at $2,300
Private Chef-Prepared Dinner and In-Home Concert
Treat your friends and family to a private in-home concert experience with acclaimed soul singer Brian Owens, and a chef-prepared meal for 10. Guest Chef Sarah Palermo – graduate of Johnson & Wales School of Culinary Arts – will dazzle the winning bidder’s guests with her culinary skills while Brian Owens delights with an intimate concert at the winner’s home.
Value: $5,000. Bidding begins at $2,500