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Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue presents:

Kibble & Bids™ 2017
The Concours d’Elegance

Saturday, September 16th, 4-7PM
Special Sponsor Hour: 3-4PM

The Riverwood Estate on the Sacramento River
4435 Garden Highway, Sacramento, CA 95837

For Directions: Click Here

A very special event – in support of the dogs we love!

This year, Homeward Bound’s  Kibble & Bids™ event returns to one of your favorite venues on the river. In cool shade, you can enjoy a casual late afternoon and early evening Delta Breeze while we spoil you with catered appetizers and exceptional wine and beer tasting selections. (View the list of vendors here.) Swoon over a sensational collection of classic cars. Then, as the sun lowers over the Sacramento River, we serve up a memorable program, and irresistible deals in our silent and live auctions. Our Golden Greeters will be waiting with wagging tails and sloppy kisses to thank you for the support you offer to the hundreds of dogs rescued and placed in loving homes each year.

A Special Evening Is Planned For You:

Homeward Bound supporters Doug Alcorn and John White have generously opened their private estate overlooking the Sacramento River – returning Kibble & Bids™ to one of our favorite locations. A very special event awaits you!

3-4PM: An exclusive Sponsor Hour including expedited check-in; one-on-one with our Golden Greeters; with wine and delicious passed appetizers served. Enjoy early access to our premium silent auction and exciting raffle offerings, and swing to the music of the Templetons.

4PM: All guests are welcomed for hearty appetizers provided by Crisp Catering, served with tantalizing wine and beer tastings. Meet old and new friends as you vie for deals in our silent auction and premium raffle. Swoon to our strolling bluegrass musicians while you admire an impressive collection of classic cars that look totally at home in their beautiful surroundings.

5PM: Our memorable program and live auction get underway. Award-winning auctioneer Joe Gates will present an amazing array of prime vacation and entertainment packages, fun treats, and this year’s special project.

Support Our Special Project

Our Golden Dogs are Going Green! Nine to 10 months of the year, there is nothing but sun shining down on our Golden pups. It’s time to harness that energy and put it to work powering our lights, giant washing machine, sterilizing dish washer, air conditioners, electronics, and heated dog pool. The addition of solar panels saves electricity and reduces our operating expenses – which means more funds for the dogs!  It’s clean. It’s green. And it’s long overdue. We have a plan and quote prepared. All we need is your support to make it possible!

Advance tickets are now closed.

We hope you will still join us by purchasing tickets at the door for $85.00. See you there!

Note to previous ticket purchasers: Physical tickets are not provided. Your name has been added to our guest list with completed purchase.

With our sincere thanks!

Become A Sponsor!

Be a big dog and become a Sponsor for Kibble & Bids™! We have sponsorship opportunities to fit every budget. Each sponsor level includes sponsor tickets, entrance to our Exclusive Sponsor Hour, complimentary valet parking, expedited check-in, recognition in our event program, on our website, and more! For more information on sponsoring click here. To see who will be joining you at the Exclusive Sponsor Hour, click here. 

For questions about sponsoring, contact Judy Kent at You’ll be in great company. 

It’s going to be a very special celebration! We hope to see you there.