Event overview

Join us for a wonderful evening at Maison du Lac, 23107 Summit Rd Los Gatos, CA 95033.

 

The Gala is our biggest fundraising event on the mountain - where community members, parents, and staff at our local schools come together to enjoy an elegant night of dinner and dancing. In addition, we have silent and live auctions - and this year we have an open air casino.

Tickets are available for purchase online through onecause. Buy individual or group tickets.

About Maison du lac

Maison Du Lac is the private estate of long time mountain resident Patti Hughes. The property is located just off Summit Road and Trail Ridge. Patti is an enthusiastic active supporter of our schools and local community, and each year she graciously provides her estate as as the venue for our Gala.

Parking

Come early to park at the venue. We will have parking attendants on site directing traffic. Overflow parking is available at 23185 Summit Rd (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints). For a limited time we will have golf carts transporting guests to/from the overflow parking lot to the venue - Enjoy a free ride.

Order of the Night

  • 4pm Check in at the Registration Desk. Check that your BidPal account is up and running. Get your paddle and your chips. 

  • 4:00-6:00 Browse the silent auction items while enjoying drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Silent auction closes at 7pm.

  • 4:00 - 6:00 Play at our open air casino.

  • 6:00 - 7:30 Enjoy a buffet style dinner.

  • 7:30 - 8:30 Bid  on some amazing items in our live auction and donate to our Top Hat event.

  • 8:00 Check out opens.

  • 8:30 - 10:00 (after the live auction ends) Dance to the sound of The Man Band.

  • 10pm - 10:30pm Collect your winnings and have a safe trip home

Auction Items

There are many wonderful items and professional services up for bid generously donated by local businesses and local artists. Among the auction items are:

  • Class baskets

  • Mountain parties

  • Vacation properties

  • School treasures

  • Live event tickets

  • Curated art

Bidding

Whether you are attending The Gala our you want to bid from the comfort of your own home, you MUST advance register with OneCause. Complete the registration on the website and sign up BEFORE 4pm on the day of the Gala.

Don't wait until you get to the Gala to register. Registering ahead of time will enable you to spend your time at the au action instead of standing in a long registration line.

HOW TO REGISTER

  1. On your device go to: https://one.bidpal.net/lpefgala2019

  2. Click SIGN IN on the top right corner. You can sign in with your email, with Facebook, or with Google.

    1. If you have an account - enter your password.

    2. If you are creating a new account - create a new password.

  3. After you sign in:

    1. ​If it’s a new account enter your information and a link will be sent to you for future access to your page on the site.

    2. Add your CREDIT CARD details so you can start bidding!

About the Gala

Thank you to our Sponsors

Loma Public Education Fund (LPEF) is a 501(c)3 corporation. Tax ID # 03-0440872

All donations to LPEF are 100% TAX DEDUCTIBLE.

Contact us at 23800 Summit Road, Los Gatos, CA 95033 - 408.657.3322