Sat, May 30 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PST

Exploring Italy

The Fleet Science Center connects people of all ages to the possibilities and power of science to create a better future.
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All proceeds from this event will directly support the Fleet Science Center’s exhibits, education programs and ongoing initiatives. The Fleet is passionate about our mission to realize a San Diego where everyone is connected to the power of science.

 

Generous contributions to Exploring Italy, including to Fund-A-Need, will provide critical support for the development and implementation of education programs as well as other needs of the institution as we look to safely reopen our Balboa Park facility.

 

 

 

 

Silent Auction Experience Items

Rancho Valencia Getaway
When you live in a place as beautiful as San Diego - do you really need to go anywhere else? Bid on this package and treat yourself to a luxurious stay-cation close to home. Experience th...
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MacGillivray Freeman Films
You and one guest will get to watch a film and the chance to go behind the scenes of the MacGillivray Freeman Studio. In addition to a swag bag containing the following: Books (3) - Signed ...
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Theatrical Double Header
With this package, experience shows at two of San Diego County's exceptional regional theaters: North Coast Reperatory Theatre and Cygnet Theatre. You will receive two tickets to each...
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Family Fun Day Package
Grab the kids, hop in the car, and head out for a day on the town! Explore our incredible ocean with tickets to Birch Aquarium. Enjoy the stunning views of the beach below as you work up a...
#203
Date Night: Dinner + a Film Package
Level up your date night with this swanky dinner and a movie package. Treat yourself to that bottle of cabernet you've always wanted with some California-inspired Italian eats! Don'...
#204
A Sommelier's Delight: Grapeline Wine Tours
Pick your favorite wine region (from Temecula, Santa Barbra, Paso Robles, Sonoma or Napa); select your tour date; and grab your guests: you're off on a wine tasting tour! Whether nearb...
#205
Orfila Vineyards & Winery (package #1)
Visit the Escondido or Oceanside tasting room for a fabulous wine tasting experience! No need to fly all the way to Sonoma for and excellent wine - Orfila has you covered.   Discla...
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Orfila Vineyards & Winery (package #2)
Visit the Escondido or Oceanside tasting room for a fabulous wine tasting experience! No need to fly all the way to Sonoma for and excellent wine - Orfila has you covered.   Discla...
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Space Cadet Birthday at the Fleet
HOST A BIRTHDAY PARTY YOUR CHILD WILL NEVER FORGET! What our birthday parties include: Admission for up to 20 guests to the Fleet Science Center with over 100 hands-on exhibits Space Cade...
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Magic of Science Birthday at the Fleet
HOST A BIRTHDAY PARTY YOUR CHILD WILL NEVER FORGET! What our birthday parties include: Admission for up to 20 guests to the Fleet Science Center with over 100 hands-on exhibits Magic of S...
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PRP Wine International (package #1)
In-Home Wine Tasting with PRP Wine International This package with PRP Wine International includes a 90 minute educational tasting and 4 bottles of wine, for up to 12 guests in your home...
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PRP Wine International (package #2)
In-Home Wine Tasting with PRP Wine International This package with PRP Wine International includes a 90 minute educational tasting and 4 bottles of wine, for up to 12 guests in your home...
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Silent Auction Luxury Items

laser-cut wooden puzzle
Science you can play with!     This 6”x9” puzzle features a photograph from the Belmonte Lab at the Salk Institute. For the first time Salk scientists grew human stem cells into...
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Science you can wear
Science you can wear! This 12”x65” silk scarf features an image of human dermal fibroblasts from the Zimber Lab at Histogen. This research is being conducted in studies related ...
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5"x7" Customized Watercolor Painting
Commissioned Watercolor Painting 5" x 7" Artist Tasha Bock will work with you to create a 5 x 7 watercolor work of art for you to proudly display in your home. Work with Tasha to ...
#210

Silent Auction Wine Items

Aubert Larry Hyde & Sons 2015 Chardonnay
Aubert Larry Hyde & Sons 2015 Chardonnay (3) Bottles "The 2015 Larry Hyde and Sons Chardonnay aromatically fills the room with limeade, talc, and citrus blossom. The wine ...
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Aubert Lauren Chardonnay 2015
Aubert Lauren Chardonnay 2015 (1) bottle Acheived the rare 100 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. "A touch closed and youthfully shy to begin, the 2015 Chardonnay Lauren...
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Aubert Sugar Shack 2015
Aubert Sugar Shack 2015 (1) Bottle "The 2015 Chardonnay Sugar Shack Estate is pure honeyed apricots and beeswax with suggestions of bread, salted almonds, croissant and a touch of a...
#304
Brown Estate Rosemary’s Block Zinfandel 2013
Brown Estate Rosemary's Block Zinfandel 2013 (1) bottle   The wine sellers note: "The fruit here comes from estate vines running east-west which are shaded in the afternoon...
#305
Chateau De Beaucastel Chateaunenf-Du-Pape 2010
Chateau De Beaucastel Chateaunenf-Du-Pape 2010  (2) bottles #8 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2013 From the winemaker: "Very dark in color. The nose is very delicate and powerf...
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Chateau De Beaucastel Chateaunenf-Du-Pape 2010
Chateau De Beaucastel Chateaunenf-Du-Pape 2010 - 3 bottles   #8 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2013 From the winemaker: Very dark in color. The nose is very delicate and powerful at the...
#307
Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion 2005
100 points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: (1) Bottle Winemaker notes: "The color of La Mission Haut-Brion is very dark. One can surmise by its depth that the wine is extremely ...
#308
Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion 2005
Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion 2005 (1) Bottle 100 points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: Winemaker notes: "The color of La Mission Haut-Brion is very dark. One can surmise by i...
#309
Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion 2005
Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion 2005 (1) bottle 100 points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: Winemaker notes: "The color of La Mission Haut-Brion is very dark. One can surmise by i...
#310
Kistler Hudson Vineyard Chardonnay 2014
Kistler Hudson Vineyard Chardonnay 2014 (1) bottle Winemaker notes "The 2014 Chardonnay Hudson Vineyard has a full-on expressive nose of candied ginger, brioche and honey-drizzled p...
#311
Kistler - Pinot Noir & Chardonnay 2014
Kistler - Pinot Noir & Chardonnay 2014 (2) bottles Winemaker notes: 2014 Pinot Noir: "This ridge-top vineyard looks to the coast in one direction and the Russian River Valley...
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Kistler Stone Flat Vineyard Chardonnay 2014
Kistler Stone Flat Vineyard Chardonnay 2014 (1) bottle Winemaker notes: Sourced since 2002. Located in the western portion of Carneros, where the soils are driven by heavy river run cob...
#313
Kistler Vine Hill Russian River Chardonnay 2013
Kistler Vine Hill Russian River Chardonnay 2013 (1) bottle From Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "From the vineyard in front of the winery, the 2013 Chardonnay Vine Hill Road Vine...
#314
Kistler Vineyard Sonoma Valley Chardonnay 2013
Kistler Vineyard Sonoma Valley Chardonnay 2013 (2) bottles From Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2013 Chardonnay Kistler Vineyard, planted in 1979 with Old Wente in red volc...
#315
Occidental Station Vineyard Cuvee Catherine 2013
Occidental Station Vineyard Cuvee Catherine 2013 (1) bottle From Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2013 Pinot Noir Occidental Station Cuvée Catherine, which like its s...
#316
Patz & Hall Pinot Noir Chenoweth Ranch 2012 & 2014
Patz & Hall Pinot Noir Chenoweth Ranch 2012 (2) bottles & 2014 (1) bottle Winemaker notes: 2012: "This is a deep, dramatic and mouthfilling expression of Pinot Noir that fo...
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Patz & Hall Pinot Noir Chenoweth Ranch
Patz & Hall Pinot Noir Chenoweth Ranch 2012, 2013, 2014 (3) bottles Winemaker notes: 2012: "This is a deep, dramatic and mouthfilling expression of Pinot Noir that for all of i...
#318
Peter Michael Belle Cote 2015
Peter Michael Belle Cote 2015 (2) bottles Winemaker notes: "Very intense and powerful, the nose reveals hedonistic aromas of lychee nut, rose petal and orange blossom, with a backg...
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Peter Michael Cuvee Indigene 2015
Peter Michael Cuvee Indigene 2015 (1) bottle Winemaker notes: "Very intense and expressive on the nose with notes of brioche, mineral, peach blossom, candied orange, crème b...
#320
Peter Michael l Apres-Midi 2016
Peter Michael Apres-Midi 2016 (1) bottle Winemaker notes: "Intense and multi-layered, the bouquet is dominated by mineral, vine blossom, yellow nettle blossom, honeysuckle, white v...
#321
Peter Michael L' Apres-Midi 2016
Treat yourself to a 1.5L Magnum and a 750ML bottle of Peter Michael's fine Sauvignon Blanc. (2) bottles Winemaker's note: Winemaker notes: "Intense and multi-layered, th...
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Peter Michael La Carriere 2015
Peter Michael La Carriere 2015 (2) bottles Winemaker notes: Terroir-driven minerality remains the hallmark of this vineyard, with aromas of brioche, toasted almond, dry honey, white vine...
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Peter Michael Ma Belle-Fille 2015
Peter Michael Ma Belle-Fille 2015 (1) bottle Winemaker notes: "The 2015 Ma Belle-Fille is spectacularly intense, boasting aromas of ripe peach, tangerine blossom, brioche-like pa...
#324
Peter Michael Ma Belle-Fille 2015
Start preparing for those post COVID-19 parties by stocking up now with a 1.5L Magnum and a 750ML bottle of estate Chardonnay. (2) bottles Winemaker notes: "The 2015 Ma Belle-Fille is...
#325
Peter Michael Mon Plaisir 2015
Peter Michael Mon Plaisir 2015 (1) bottle Winemaker's note: "True to its name, the wine is indeed a pleasure: intense and perfumed. 2015 Mon Plaisir displays an exquisite bouque...
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Peter Michael Mon Plaisir 2015
Peter Michael Mon Plaisir 2015 (1) 1.5L Magnum + (1) 750 ML bottle You are sure to be blown away by this creamy chardonnay. This package includes a 1.5L Magnum and a 750ML bottle: one to sha...
#327
Produttori del Barbaresco, Barbaresco, 2011
Produttori del Barbaresco, Barbarasco, 2011 (1) bottle Winemaker notes: "The Produttori del Barbaresco displays classic Barbaresco color; beautiful garnet red color with brick hues...
#328
Rivers-Marie Pinot Noir Silver Eagle Sonoma 2014 -
Rivers-Marie Pinot Noir Silver Eagle Sonoma 2014 (1) bottle Winemaker notes: "This wine has gotten better every year since we first bottled it in 2009. The farming of the vineyard ...
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Schramsberg Brut Rose 2013 & 2015
Schramsberg Querencia Brut Rose 2013 (1) bottle + Schramsberg Brut Rose 2015 (1) bottle  You don't need to wait for a special occaision to sip a brut rose! This lot includes two div...
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Schramsberg Crement Demi-Sec 2011 + 2012
Schramsberg Cerment Demi-Sec 2011 (1) bottle + 2012 (1) bottle This delightful sparkling wine duo make for a perfect pair! 2011: "The 2011 Cremant Demi-sec boasts tropical and citru...
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Schramsberg Extra Brut 2011
Schramsberg Extra Brut 2011 (1) bottle Winemaker notes: "Made primarily from the broader and supple Pinot Noir variety, this bottling was aged for six years on the yeast prior to d...
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Schramsberg J Schran Rose 2008
Schramsberg J Schran Rose 2008 (1) bottle Winemaker notes: “The 2008 J. Schram opens with bright aromas of baked apple, meyer lemon, and pineapple, followed by nuances of honey, t...
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Schramsberg J Schran Rose 2010
Schramsberg J Schran Rose 2010 (1) bottle Winemaker notes: "This sparkling wine opens with bright aromas of green apple, grilled pineapple and candied ginger, followed by nuances o...
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Stags’ Leap Barrel Selection 2012 Chardonnay
Stags' Leap Barrel Selection Chardonnay 2012 (2) bottles Winemaker's note:  "This is a beautifully aromatic wine, with stone fruit flavors of fresh peaches and nectarin...
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Robert Craig Mt. Veeder Cab Sauv, Magnum 2001
Robert Craig Mt. Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon Magnum, 2001 (1) bottle Wine Enthusiast notes: "Tighter and more tannic than this winery's Howell Mountain bottling, and more co...
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Robert Craig Mt. Veeder Cab Sauv. Magnum 2001
Robert Craig Mt. Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon Magnum, 2001 (1) bottle Wine Enthusiast notes: "Tighter and more tannic than this winery's Howell Mountain bottling, and more conc...
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Arcanum IGT, Tenuta di Arcena 2013
Arcanum IGT, Tenuta di Arcena 2013 (1) bottle Robert Parker notes: "The 2013 Arcanum is a blend of 73% Cabernet Franc with smaller parts Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. The Cabernet Fr...
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Arcanum IGT, Tenuta di Arcena 2013
Arcanum IGT, Tenuta di Arcena 2013 (1) bottle Robert Parker notes: "The 2013 Arcanum is a blend of 73% Cabernet Franc with smaller parts Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. The Cabern...
#339

Live Auction Items

Trip to Scottsdale
Enjoy a six-night stay at the award-winning AAA Four Diamond Resort & Spa, the JW Marriott Camelback Inn. During your stay, you and your guest can practice your swings at the Padres C...
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Iron Chef Party for 12
Enjoy a 12-person dinner party with two local chefs preparing an organic, three-course dinner with speciality wine pairings. Chef Yapo and his wife, Jill, let you choose the key ingredien...
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Mesa Grande Escape
 Enjoy a two night getaway for up to four guests at Chuck and Judy Wheatley's two bedroom guest home in beautiful Mesa Grande, CA. The house sits on a 410 acre "conservation ra...
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Magic Castle with Jason Latimer
Jason Latimer, World Champion of Magic and Curator of Impossible Science, will take you on an enchanted adventure into the world of The Magic Castle. The Magic Castle is an elite privat...
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Point Loma Pool Party with Cocktails + Appetizers
Enjoy a pool party hosted in a stunning Point Loma private home with 10-15 of your closest friends. If necessary, there is plenty of room for social distancing. Indulge in cocktail servi...
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