UNDER THE HARVEST SUN – 11TH ANNUAL FUNDRAISER EVENT
August 27th, 2016. On a beautiful Saturday afternoon, a sold-out crowd of 300 guests gathered at the stunning Nesbitt Bella Vista Polo Estate in Santa Barbara for the 11th annual fundraising event, Under the Harvest Sun, hosted by Bilo Zarif and Summerland Winery.
Ferrari Los Angeles, as one of the event sponsors, showcased the 2016 Ferrari California T in Verde British as guests entered the estate, joined by other beautiful Ferraris in attendance. The Ferrari stunner led the way to the red carpet entrance of the polo field, where Ferrari Los Angeles sponsored jockeys squared off against the other team in round robin matches, featuring the U.S. Polo Association stars Adam Snow, Scott Wood, and Michel Dorignac, among others.
The night’s event helped raise funds for the wonderful local nonprofit organization Just Imagine It, as well as for the Summerland School. Just Imagine It is a charity bringing joy to children who are admitted for long-term care at Santa Barbara’s Cottage Children’s Medical Center. The organization decorates each child’s room to make it feel more like their dream room at home, and less like a hospital room. The Summerland School, which serves 67 students from K-5 in the Carpinteria Unified School District and relies on private donations, also benefitted from the evening’s event.
After a spirited grape stomp, actor Billy Baldwin helped facilitate an energetic live auction, while guests enjoyed delicious open-air Mediterranean dinner and Cirque Du Soleil -inspired performances by local dance troupes Elevated Dreams and music by local musician Zephan and the Tribe. The night concluded with dancing to a live DJ set. It was a great time to be had with friends and family to raise funds for such worthwhile causes.