Evening for Kids' Sake

Our largest fundraiser of the year. Join us for a wonderful gala that includes dinner, silent and live auctions, and the honoring of our Bigs of the Year.

Evening for Kids' Sake

Saturday, March 10th
206 2nd Ave SW, Waseca

Come join us on March 10, 2018, for an Evening for Kids' Sake at the Starfire Event Center, 206 2nd Ave SW, Waseca.  Evening includes dinner, silent auction, live auction, and the honoring of our Bigs of the Year. Tickets are $75.

Check out this year's live auction packages below!

Be the VIP of the 2019 Evening for Kids’ Sake with this first class table for 8 with wait staff, VIP parking and registration/checkout, and a special gift.

Donated by the Big Brothers Big Sisters Staff.

Be a guest in your own home.  Enjoy a 5 course dinner for 8 prepared by the ever-entertaining and talented Chef Jorge.  Four bottles of wine are included.

Donated by Hy-Vee.

Two tickets to the Bon Jovi concert “This House is Not for Sale” on Saturday, April 28, 2018. Enjoy dinner at the Downtowner Grill and $300 Visa Gift Card to use for hotel accommodations.

Donated by Nate & Kathy Oland and Jeff & Elizabeth Malo.

Spend 5 days and 4 nights in the amazing Boundary Waters on a guided wilderness trip for up to 5 people.  The trip will be customized around campers’ experience and comfort level.  Gear, canoes, tents, supplies and meals will be provided. 

Available dates:  July 9 – August 4, 2018

Donated by Ed Pitzenberger and Kent & Liz Kienholz.

Enjoy the beautiful north with a week’s stay at Breezy Point for four.  You will enjoy a round of golf with carts, Breezy Belle lake cruise, Yoga, shopping at Primrose, Brewery tour and much more! Dates available in 2018 are:  June 3-10, June 10-17 and July 15-22. Donated by Tim and Margaret Flor, Dave Spizzo, Breezy Point Resort, Breezy Belle, Primrose, Nisswa Yoga, Gull Dam Brewing Incorporated, and Dockside.

Learn from the best local brewers.  Spend a day with both Seven Sins Brewing and FOHR Guys Brewing Company learning their craft.  When the beer is ready, gather with friends for a backyard bash, complete with Basher’s famous BBQ ribs for 50 and live music by Mark Allen Project.

Donated by Seven Sins Brewing, FOHR Guys Brewing Company, Bashers, Mark Allen Project.

With this, your lawn will be the envy of the neighborhood.  You will receive 8 hours of landscaping labor from Turtle Creek Nursery along with buyer’s choice of 12 perennial plants, 2 yards of mulch with delivery, and garden fabric.  Also included is 8 hours of handyman services, $250 to From the Ground Up tree services, and a $250 Alexander Lumber gift card. Donated by Turtle Creek Nursery, Paul & Jane Krumrie, From the Ground Up, Luke Thurnau, and Alexander Lumber.

You and 2 of your friends will have the opportunity to golf with the Minnesota State Amateur Champion Dave Carothers at Troy Burne Golf Club.  Package includes golf with carts and $100 gift card to The Grill. 

Donated by Dave Carothers and Jack & Barb Schwab.

A state-of-the-art stainless steel grill with a quarter of the best beef around.


Donated by Karl’s TV and Appliance and Stranshome Farms.

Enjoy a week on the beautiful and sunny Riviera Maya beach.  This vacation accommodates up to 4 adults.  $400 in airfare is included. More details to come. 

Donated by Teri Wallace, and the Big Brothers Big Sisters Board of Directors.

Enjoy up to 6 hours on your Hops, Pops, & Stops tour.  We have two of the stops planned for you, and the rest is up to you.  Invite 23 of your closest friends to enjoy this fun-filled day.


Donated by the Owatonna Bus Company, Mankato Brewery, and Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery.

Create and complete your Man Cave with this one purchase.  You will enjoy hours of entertainment with the Atomic Blazer 7 foot Air Hockey Table, Atomic Gladiator Foosball Table, and Atomic Classic Shuffleboard Table.  Your cave, your rules!

Donated by Gopher Sport.

An insider’s trip to Napa Valley.  A 3-night stay for one couple at Private Guest Accommodations, beautifully furnished with antiques and collected original art, located on a quiet country road outside of St. Helena, and on the edge of a world-class vineyard.  You will receive 4 exclusive wine tastings; Burgess Cellars, Flora Springs Estate, Silver Trident Wines and St. Helena Winery.  Also included is $400 toward airfare. Donated by the Big Brothers Big Sisters Board of Directors.

This is the perfect place to unwind. Enjoy this beautiful seating area with propane fire pit table.


Donated by Mike and Nancy Keller.

A half-day guided pheasant hunt for four hunters will include release of 16 pheasants, hunting dogs, and 2 boxes of 12 gauge shells.  Included is a $50 gift certificate to Torge’s and a framed limited edition print by Jim Killen, “First Snow Pheasants.” 

Donated by Larry and Kate Schroeder.

View the MN Timberwolves at their very best during the 2018-2019 season from a fully-catered, 12-person suite.   Enjoy beverages and appetizers from a world-renowned chef throughout the game.  Game tickets for 12 and 3 parking passes are included.

Donated by Federated Insurance.

Make a splash this summer with your whole family.  Enjoy an Owatonna Country Club Pool Membership with no spending minimum.

Donated by the Owatonna Country Club.

Four tickets to the sold out Down the Rabbit Hole tour concert at Target Field on August 10th!


Donated by Prairie Ridge Orthodontics.