Sonoma Sun Event Calendar

Mayacamas Volunteer Fire departmentís (MVFD) Starlight Dinner & Auction

Saturday August 18th - 5:00pm

Tickets are on sale now for the annual Mayacamas Volunteer Fire departmentís (MVFD) Starlight Dinner & Auction on Saturday, Aug. 18, 5 p.m. at the Gordenker Ranch in Glen Ellen.

Among the festivities will be a reception, silent and live auction, raffle, music and dancing, and a family style dinner catered by Olive & Vine. Local beers and wines will be available.

This event, now in its 24th year, takes place outdoors in a beautiful oak grove.

The Starlight Auction is a critical fundraiser for the Mayacamas Volunteer Fire Department, which services homes east of Highway 12 in the Mayacamas Mountains. This annual event helps to keep the department equipped and prepared to meet the emergency needs of our area.

Early bird tickets are $65 through June 25 and then go up to $80. Special fire victim tickets are $40.

In the October 2017 fires, 46 homes were lost in the Mayacamas, but two in three were saved by the heroic efforts of the entire countywide fire team. Five of the MVFD Firefighters lost their homes while they were saving other peopleís property.

To buy tickets, go to