Main Event Live

Main Event Live

MAIN EVENT LIVE

MAY 1, 2021 from 6:30-8:00 pm
LIVE BROADCAST WITH FEATURED ENTERTAINMENT, A LIVE AUCTION AND RAFFLES TO BENEFIT 11,000+ STUDENTS IN THE PALOS VERDES PENINSULA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

This year, due to the challenges we face with COVID-19, we are inviting all of our guests from the South Bay and beyond to join us for a special live broadcast and gather together
as a community in support of our children.

This year’s Main Event is FREE. All you have to do is register in advance at maineventauction.com. 

Main Event Online Auction

Opens: Wednesday, April 21 at 8 am
Closes: Saturday, May 1 at 7 pm

Bid on fine wines and spirits, beauty packages, vacation getaways, activities for kids, school spirit items and much more! Start shopping for some great deals while supporting all 17 PVPUSD schools at the same time. 

Go to maineventauction.com to participate in the online auction!

Purchase your Party Packs!

Gather your pod and plan your in-home celebration as you tune in to Main Event Live. Don’t delay – last day to purchase Party Packs is April 23. Go to maineventauction.com to purchase.

Elixir Mixology Kit – $75

  • Learn to make 2 cocktails with mixologist from Gabi James
  • 1 750 ML Bottle Tito’s Vodka
  • 1 750 ML Bottle Gin
  • Mixers and Garnishes
  • Cocktail Napkins
  • Gourmet Snacks
  • And More…

Excursion for 2 – $125

  • 6 Pack Beer
  • 1 Bottle Red Wine
  • 1 Bottle White Wine
  • Dessert
  • Gourmet Snacks
  • Surprise Swag
  • Cocktail Napkins

First Class Passage for 4-6 – $250

  • 1 Bottle Red Wine
  • 1 Bottle White Wine
  • Case of Beer
  • 1 Liter Bottle Tito’s Vodka
  • 1750 ML Bottle Don Julio Blanco Tequila
  • Mixers and Garnishes
  • Charcuterie Board
  • Dessert
  • Photo Props
  • Gourmet Snacks
  • Plates and Cocktail Napkins
  • Surprise Swag
  • And More…

Luxury Expedition for 10-12 – $500

  • 1 Elixir Mixology Kit included
  • 2 Bottles Premium White Wine
  • 2 Bottles Premium Red Wine
  • 1 Liter Bottle Tito’s Vodka
  • 1 750 ML Bottle Woodford Reserve Bourbon
  • 1 750 ML Bottle Don Julio Blanco Tequila
  • Case of Beer
  • Photo Props
  • Dessert
  • Mixers and Garnishes
  • Gourmet Snacks
  • Surprise Swag
  • Plates and Cocktail Napkins
  • And More…

The Stowaway Kid’s Pack – $10

  • Add as many as you need to any of the above packages
  • Small Bottle Martinelli’s
  • Fun Snacks
  • Adventure Activities
  • Travel Swag
  • Bottled Water

YOUR MAY 1ST ITINERARY

4:00 pm   Order your meals with our restaurant partners (see list below).

6:30 pm    Pre-Boarding Party

  • Set up your viewing area
  • Learn to make cocktails in the mixology class
  • Pre-show musical performances
  • Get your laptop, tablet, cell phone or TV streaming ready and charged for the live event
  • Make sure you have registered as a bidder and place last minute bids on our exciting online auction items before the auction closes at 7 pm

7:00 pm   Main Event Live Broadcast Takes Off

  • Live broadcast on location including drop-ins on satellite parties
  • Bid on 6 extraordinary live auction items!
  • Student musical performances
  • Celebrity cameos
  • Be a part of surprise opportunity drawings and raffles. Winners announced throughout the broadcast.

8:00 pm   After Party

  • Additional musical performances
  • Dance party within your own pod
  • Share your #PEFMAINEVENTLIVE photos

MAIN EVENT LIVE RESTAURANT PARTNERS

Order take out at any of our Main Event restaurant partners on Saturday, May 1 and 20% of the proceeds will be donated to PEF.

Bettolino Kitchen
310-375-0500

Shore Grill
310-832-7427

Gaetano’s
310-326-3354

Auction Items Needed for Main Event

Auction Items Needed for Main Event

One of the most anticipated and exciting aspects of Main Event is the auction! Our online auction will run from April 21-May 1 and is available to PVPUSD families along with the broader community through the convenience of online bidding. You can shop and get some great deals while supporting all 17 PVPUSD schools at the same time!

Would you like to donate an auction item? We are looking for wine and spirits, getaway weekends, health and beauty packages, tickets to sporting events, special “experiences” and more. Please fill out this DONATION FORM and contact Melissa at melissa@pvpef.org with any questions. Thank you for supporting our PVPUSD students!

 

Student Musician Auditions for Main Event Live

Student Musician Auditions for Main Event Live

Showcase your musical skills and perform for the Main Event Live broadcast on Saturday, May 1, 2021! We are looking for talented student musicians to be a part of our special evening dedicated to raising much needed funds for our Palos Verdes schools. Send in your audition tape by April 5 and the winners will be announced April 12.

Auditioning musicians must be in 3rd-12th grades and attending a school (or DLA) in the PVPUSD. Musicians can play an instrument, be a vocalist or both, and can perform as an individual or a group (adhering to COVID safety recommendations by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health). Click HERE for audition rules and guidelines. Click HERE to view release form. Contact help@pvpef.org or call 310-378-2278 with any questions.

Lexus Car Raffle

Lexus Car Raffle

Feeling lucky? Buy a raffle ticket and win a brand new 2021 Lexus. YOU could be the winner!

The 2021 Lexus RX Hybrid 450h is a luxury midsize SUV that delivers the comfort you expect while also providing solid performance and excellent fuel economy. Tickets are 1/$50 and 3/$125. Your purchase supports our PVP schools! Winner drawn on May 1 at Main Event! (Winner need not be present to win.)

Click HERE to download a raffle ticket. (Unfortunately, California state law prohibits us from selling tickets online.) Print and mail this form to:

Peninsula Education Foundation
P.O. Box 2632
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274

or drop them off at our office at 300 A Paseo del Mar, Palos Verdes Estates. You can also call us at 310-378-2278.  Good luck and thank you for supporting our PVPUSD students!

Terranea Raffle

Terranea Raffle

Enter this spectacular raffle and you may be the one to win Friday night dinner (appetizer or salad, entree and dessert) or Sunday breakfast (Full Breakfast) for 4 people once a month at beautiful Terranea Resort. Dine at Catalina Kitchen and enjoy new American food with a California coastal sensibility set in an amazing atmosphere. Their menu features seasonal and locally-sourced ingredients including a selection of garden vegetables and honey produced on the property.

Tickets are 1/$100 and all proceeds directly benefit the students at all 17 schools in the PVPUSD. Winner drawn on May 1 at Main Event Live. (Winner need not be present to win.) Click HERE to download a raffle form. (Unfortunately, California state law prohibits us from selling tickets online.) Print and mail this form to:

Peninsula Education Foundation
P.O. Box 2632
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274

or drop them off at our office at 300 A Paseo del Mar, Palos Verdes Estates. You can also call us at 310-378-2278.  Good luck and thank you for supporting our PVPUSD students!

Major Donor VIP Card

Major Donor VIP Card

Although we are not able to gather together for our annual Food & Wine Fest, we wanted to continue to show our appreciation to PEF Major Donors who generously support our public school students, and continue supporting the loyal restaurant and wine participants in this time honored event. If you are a PEF Major Donor, check your mailbox in the next couple of weeks for PEF VIP Cards to be used at many of our fantastic local restaurants. Each card showcases a different restaurant offering discounts and specials just for you. These businesses invest in our students and schools through PEF and help make our community a better place!

Participating restaurants include: Bettolino Kitchen, Compagnon Wine Bistro, The Depot, Gabi James Restaurant, Good Stuff PV/RB, the Hook & Plow RB,  Inka Wasi/El Pollo Inka, Locale90, Misto Caffe & Bakery, Montemar Wines, Pacific Standard Prime, Primo, Red Car Brewery, Riera’s Place, Riviera Mexican Grill and The Rockefeller

If you would like to invest in student education and become a Major Donor please click HERE. You will receive your special pack of VIP Cards with a donation of $2,500 or more. Thank you for supporting our children’s education and giving them a bright future. And thank you to our participants for partnering in strengthening education in our Palos Verdes Peninsula community.