Shoal Creek Parents Night Out at The Florence - March 28, 2020

Say bye bye bye to your kids for the evening and come out to sing along to your favorite boy band jams at Parents Night Out (PNO) 2020! Hosted on Saturday, March 28, 2020, PNO will be held at The Florence Restaurant right here in Carmel Mountain Ranch. This school-wide fundraiser hosted by the Shoal Creek Educational Foundation is a fun-filled night of great company, delicious food, live music and an amazing auction that is the main driver for the important programs funded by the foundation.

In addition to the live auction at the event, there is also an online auction opening March 1, 2020. Even if you can't make it to the event, you can find some great steals from the comfort of your couch!


When: March 28, 2020, at 6:30 pm
VIP Entrance begins at 5:00 pm


Where: The Florence 

13480 Evening Creek Dr N. #150


Bid on some amazing adventures and local experiences (and some great deals!). The proceeds from this auction, combined with the live auction at PNO, make up a huge portion of the funds that support our music program at Shoal Creek. We couldn't do it without you!

Bidding opens March 1st!


Some of the biggest auction items will be saved for the live auction at Parents Night Out! Don't miss out on some great finds and new experiences!


You know when an 'Nsync song pops on the radio, you can't help but sing along, right? Get that singing voice ready for a cover band belting out your favorite boy band hits. Having a live band is new to PNO this year and it's for EVERYBOOOOOODAY yaaaaaa! See you on the dancefloor.



You can't have a nice meal without something to sip on. The Florence will be preparing a meal to remember as part of the ticket. A full cash bar will also be open for your choice of beverage. 



Early Bird ticket for the VIP Experience which includes a wine tasting experience and early access to the live auction bidding items as well as entry into the main event for dinner, music and fun!


Bring $20 and try your luck at a surprise bottle of wine or spirits!

Frequently Asked Questions
What is Parents Night Out?

This is a schoolwide fundraiser hosted by Shoal Creek Educational Foundation. It is a fun-filled night of great company, delicious food, a band, and a live auction items to help raise funds for Shoal Creek Elementary School.


How does the school make money?

While some schools charge up to $100 per person to attend, our event ticket costs much less to keep it affordable for you to attend. We don't profit from the tickets; these funds simply cover the cost of the event. Shoal Creek Educational Foundation volunteers have solicited donations from the community and businesses, which will be up for bid. Since these items are donated, SCEF makes money on the items that you will bid on and win at auction!

Who benefits from the auction proceeds?

All proceeds go to the Shoal Creek Educational Foundation which supports the entire Shoal Creek student community.

How does this help Shoal Creek?

Money raised will be used to help fund items or resources not provided by the district or state; such as a music teacher, impact teachers, math and science supplies and much more.

What will be auctioned?

We have a variety of items donated...something for everyone. Some packages include: date night packages, family activities, entertainment tickets, sports tickets and items, luxury items, personal services and much more!


What is the difference between the online auction and live auction?

For the first time this year, the silent auction items will be placed online so that anyone is able to participate - even those who are unable to attend can find some great deals to support the school! The live auction will be held at PNO and will consist mainly of larger ticket items. 


When should I buy my tickets?

If you don't want to miss out on the fun, please purchase your tickets today. 

What should I wear?

Dress up or dress down - just come ready to have fun!

When will the list of auction items be sent home?

The items included in the online auction can be found on the auction site directly (visit and click on the auction link). This allows you to "shop" in advance by reading the description of the items including the value, donating company, expiration date etc. If you purchase tickets to attend the event, you will receive an email with the items that will be included in the live auction before the event.

When will I get the items that I win at the auction?

You will take home any items /certificates from the live auction that night after check-out. You will also be able to take home any teacher baskets that you won that night. Online auction items will be available for pickup from the office the week of March 30th. 

Online & Live Auction


For the first time, silent auction items will be placed online so that everyone is able to participate - Friends, Grandparents, Neighbors, co-workers and your favorite Costco check out person can find some great deals to support the school! The live auction will be held at PNO. Here is a sampling of the great items available!


LIVE AUCTION (available only at PNO for attendees) items include: 


  • Big Bear Weekend - 3 Days/2 Nights at a luxury, recently remodeled 4 Bd 3 Bath Big Bear Cabin. ShuffleBoard, hot tub, Internet, BBQ, walking distance of the lake, park, & playground.

  • Epic Padres Experience - Watch batting practice right next to the Padres’ dugout, enjoy a buffet as you see Padres players warming up, & watch the game from behind home plate where the TV cameras catch you, while indulging in unlimited food and beverages (includes alcoholic).

  • Party on the Water -- 4 hour Catamaran rental for up to 12 ppl. Equipped with paddleboards, kayaks, waverunners, a lily pad and catered food/drinks from Mission Bay Sports Center 

  • Guitar and Lessons -- Yamaha Acoustic Junior Guitar from Bertrand’s Music and 5 guitar lessons from Mr. Atkins! 

  • Hottest Dinner Ever -- Dine with some amazing firefighters on a decadent meal prepared by the firefighters and then get a behind the scenes tour of the station.

  • Principal for the Day in May 2020

  • VIP Reserved Parking Spot for the 2020 - 2021 school year 

  • 5th Grade Promotion VIP seating and parking 

ONLINE AUCTION (open for bidding March 1st) items include: 

Activities for Kids and Families 

  • Summer camps and a variety of athletics and art lessons 

  • Laser tag, trampoline passes, paddle boarding and much more 


Date Night Packages 

  • Tickets for the theater & live shows 

  • Dinner and movie packages 

  • Dining certificates all over town 


Household Items and Services 

  • Photography packages 

  • Gift cards to grocery stores 


Sporting Events and Items 

  • Green fees for golf & other activities 

  • Exercise and fitness programs 

  • Registration fees for Little League and Sports Camps


Luxury Items 

  • Hotel Stays

  • Airline Tickets

  • Spa treatments, hair salon certificates and other pampering 

  • Class baskets, jewelry & other gift items 


This is just a small list... we have so much MORE! The online auction opens March 1st and more items are going to be added each week leading up to the event so come check out the latest! 

A Special Thank You To Our Donors: 


Jersey Mike’s

Knotty Barrel Gastropub

The Smoothbar

Chroma Nails Lounge and Spa

The Natural History Museum 

Pacific Pizza 

Mira Mesa Lanes 

San Diego Repertory Theatre

North County Gymnastics / The Gyminny Kids

Rancho Arbolitos Swim & Tennis Club

San Diego Air & Space Museum

Wheel Fun Rentals

The Flower Fields in Carlsbad

San Diego State Athletics

Sombrero Mexican Food

Cygnet Theatre

Flagship Cruises & Events

USS Midway Museum

The Paintball Park @ MiraMar

Decorated Confections

Velocity Paintball Park


The Belly Up

Evergreen Nursery

Campland on the Bay

Maritime Museum of San Diego

San Diego Junior Theatre

Orfila Vineyards & Winery

Birch Aquarium

Hamburger Factory

SoCall TTC

Invasion Laser Tag

Panera Bread

OC Parks

Barona Resort & Casino

Belmont Park

Angelika Film Center

San Diego Firehouse Museum

Save Our Heritage Organisation

Little Artist Poway

Drawn 2 Art

Villa Capri

Kidz Tyme

Sim Kakar (Tory Burch and Kate Spade Jewelry)

The Hue Goddess

Aquatic Aviation

Master Sports

Club Pilates

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

CorePower Yoga

Discovery Cube

Big Frog

Murder N' Mayhem

The Dailey Method

Camp Bow Wow

The Stronghold

Emerald Isle Golf Course

Wines for Humanity

Hsiao Law Firm

Brain Balance

Step By Step Dance

Pier 39

Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza

Sky Zone

North County Repertory Theatre

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