Spring Gala 2019: Reach for the Stars!

Spring Gala 2019

Details and tickets HERE!

Friday, May 17, 6-9pm
**VIP Ticket holders arrive at 4:45 PM**
Bell Museum – 2088 Larpenteur Avenue W., St. Paul, MN 55113
Catered by CRAVE
Beer donated by INDEED BREWING (SHM parent, Nathan Berndt)

Dessert donated by the BUTTERED TIN

Raffle Tickets!

$10/ticket for a chance to win 2
Premium Field Club Section F5 Tickets
FC Dallas vs. Minnesota United FC
Allianz Field – Saturday, July 13, 7:00pm

All-inclusive food and beverage experience (Chef Justin Sutherland) Premium Gate Entrance and Parking! (Donated by Verlynn and Lisa Agrimonti)

What to Wear?

Anything from jeans to jewels . . . casual to cocktail!

Our Wonderful Sponsors!

Live Auction Items

August 12 to August 18:  Stay in this Full Log Home that SLEEPS 14 on the western shores of Lake Petenwell, WI.

DONOR: Sunny Hollow Alum Parents Tyson and Betsy Ester

Enjoy the warmth and amenities of this gorgeous full log home in Necedah, WI on the western shores of Lake Petenwell, about a 3-hour drive from St. Paul.  The deck overlooks a massive view of the lake and there is sandy-bottom swimming in the small cove right in front of the home. (No pets allowed.)

Sleeps 14:
4 bedrooms (Bedroom 1: king and single; Bedroom 2: queen; Bedroom 3: full; Bedroom 4: king and a double futon), plus a loft with 2 queen beds.

In-Home Netflix and Wine Class

Join wine expert Joel Nelson (Solo Vino) and local food expert and Sunny Hollow parent Joy Summers, along with up to 10 of your friends, for what’s likely to be the best wine pairing class ever taught.

What wine drinks best with John Wick 3? Is Avengers’s End Game more of a red or a white kind of movie? Wonder no more. (Winner determines class location. Wine and snacks provided.)

Family Water Ski Lesson!

DONOR: Sunny Hollow Parents Allison Hoffman and Derek Gjerde

Spend half a day learning (or trying to learn) how to water ski with your kids with members of the Twin Cities River Rats water ski team.  Recuperate by swimming, kayaking and paddle boarding along the sandy shore of Lake Elmo. A lakeside meal with drinks and Advil are included.

Be the Most Interesting Person in Any Room!

How many people do you know who can … Clog? Command a room with hilarity? Scale a mountainside? Know which wild plants are edible?

Three 45-minute private Appalachian clogging lessons with the lead instructor of the Minneappalachian Clogging School and clogger for the award-winning, nationally renowned Okee Dokee Brothers, Andy Lambert (SHM parent). (Two people max.) 

A two-month class at Stevie Ray’s School of Improv!  Improv helps you think on your feet, handle tough situations with ease, and have tons of fun!

Enjoy a Day Pass and Rental Package for up to 5 participants at Vertical Endeavors Indoor Rock Climbing Facility!  “Face challenges (your fear of heights) and have a blast!”

Ever wandered through the woods and wondered, can I eat that?  Up to four individuals can join foraging expert Austin Lindstrom for an afternoon in the Metro Area identifying edibles and packing up goodies to bring home. Austin will give cooking advice on how to best use what you find.

Lake Harriet Staycation at the Harriet Loft in Linden Hills: featured in the Star Tribune and Dwell Magazine

Donated by Eric Tollefson, Martina, and Rose Street Patisserie

Spend a night at a serene getaway in beautiful Linden Hills across the street from Lake Harriet and near dozens of shops and restaurants. Your stay includes: A $50.00 gift certificate for drinks at nearby Martina Restaurant, Minneapolis restaurant scene sensation and pastry chef John Kraus’ phenomenal breakfast treats at the Rose Street Patisserie.

Cinema Extravaganza

2 Mann Movie Passes, 4 Riverview Movie tickets, a Fandango Gift Card and SECRET GOODIES!

Silent Auction Donors & Businesses

In alphabetical order

Ara Elizabeth Art

Bill Phelps Photography

Lisa Fratzke Art

Marisa Vargas Private Yoga Session

Penny Larsen Jewelry


Staying Together

Sunny Hollow Montessori has been engaged in learning from home (distance learning) since March 16, 2020. Our school building is closed but our learning and connections continue!

For resources and updates about Sunny Hollow's learning from home program, please check here.

We are still accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year on a “space available” basis. Information here.