2019 BSM Auction/Gala

Thank you to everyone who donated, attended, volunteered and supported the 2019 A Knight for All Seasons Auction/Gala. The event raised over $300,000  for Benilde-St. Margaret's School.


Benilde-St. Margaret’s annual auction/gala, A Knight for All Seasons, is a fundraising event that directly benefits BSM students through classroom updates, curriculum improvements, and tuition assistance. We're excited to announce this year’s theme is Celebrate our IncREDible Knights


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Great Gatherings

These events are BSM parent-hosted parties and other perks that serve as fundraisers for the school. Great Gatherings are a great way to meet and mingle with other BSM parents throughout the year!  If you have questions about registering for Great Gatherings, contact Rachel Olson at


If you have questions about a specific event, please contact (one of the) host families.


Private Concert - There are spots for this party remaining. Purchase your tickets here.

Enjoy the sounds of two local bands at an exclusive BSM event at the very hip bar Honey. A trendy, candle-lit lounge in Northeast Minneapolis, Honey was inspired by the underground clubs of New York City. These artists have shared a stage with Martin Zellar and Jake Owen, playing everything from the Rolling Stones to Cold Play.  Appetizers and a cash bar will be available.

Hosted by: David Gretsch and Wendy Jacobsen-Gretsch, Tom and Stephanie Drees

Date: Friday, May 1, 6:30-10:30 p.m.

Location: Honey, 205 E Hennepin Ave. Minneapolis

Cost: $100 per person

150 Spots Remaining


WhirlyBall - There are spots for this party remaining. Purchase your tickets here.

Get in the game! Think basketball meets lacrosse meets hockey. Throw in some
bumper cars - that’s WhirlyBall. WhirlyBall is a team sport for all skill levels with the
objective of getting the wiffle ball to hit the goal. You’ll break into teams and face off
on the WhirlyBall court. Use a bumper car and scoop to get the wiffle ball and shoot
it into the goal. You wil have a great time and you’re sure to walk away exhilarated.
Includes court, appetizers, and a cash bar.

Hosted by: Peter and Oufreez Argenta, Shane and Kris Huether, and Steve and Dana Sohm

Date: Friday, April 3, 2020 7:30-10 p.m.

Location WhirlyBall, 13644 80th Circle N, Maple Grove, MN 55369

Cost: $50 per person

36 Spots Remaining


Knight School Parking - There are a few spots for this event remaining. Contact Rachel Olson at to register and arrange payment.​

Reserve a front-row spot for Knight School next September.

Hosted by: BSM Administration

Date: TBD 6 - 9 p.m.

Location: Haben Center Lot

Cost: $50 per spot

8 Spots


Grandparents’ Day Parking - Sold Out

Reserve a front-row parking spot for your parents

or your in-laws at next year's Grandparents' Day.

Hosted by: BSM Administration

Date: TBD, 7 - 11 a.m.

Location: Haben Center Lot

Cost: $50 per spot

8 Spots


Graduation Parking - Sold Out

Reserve a front-row parking spot for graduation.

Hosted by: BSM Administration

Date: May 29, 2020

Location: Haben Center Lot

Cost: $200 per spot

8 Spots


Spanish Wine Tasting and Tapas Party - Sold Out

A virtual visit to the Iberian Peninsula awaits you on a “ruta de vino” (wine tour) around Spain.  You’ll taste a curated selection of reds, whites and bubbles while learning about some of Spain’s fantastic wine regions.

No visit to Spain would be complete without enjoying tapas. Favorite dishes will include tortilla espanola, empanadas, jamon serrano and more!

Hosted by:  John Rozman and Katherine Waymire, Jay and Sarah Traverse, Brendon and Kristin Denewill

Date: Saturday, February 1, 2020

Location: Home of John Rozman and Katherine Waymire  (Linden Hills area)

Cost: $75 per person

30 Spots


Exclusive Vintage Car Showroom Tour - Sold Out

A once-in-a-lifetime experience awaits you on this tour of over 300 perfectly restored vintage cars dating back to 1904. This private collection, accumulated over 50 years,  is not available to the public. Owned by former automotive dealer Morrie Wagener, the cars in this collection are perfectly restored in mint condition and include Studebakers, Lamborghinis, Duesenbergs, Ferraris and many more. You will enjoy wine, beer and appetizers while you wander over 4 acres of this collector’s vehicles with a private tour guide to answer all of your questions. This experience is not only for car enthusiasts. Gift this to the men in your life for a truly unforgettable experience.

Hosted by: Chris and Shelley Wagener

Date: February 1, 3-6 p.m.

Location: Once-In-A-Lifetime Tour

Cost: $100 per person

40 Spots


Paddle Tennis Tournament - Sold Out

Enjoy a paddle tennis tournament, chili bar, wine and beer at the Wayzata Country Club with other fun BSM parents.  No experience necessary!!  

Hosted by: Rob and Laura Clark, Richard and Laurel Kroll, Scott and Jill Wine

Date: February 8

Location: Wayzata Country Club

Cost: $75 per person

20 Spots


Pond Boot Hockey for Adults - Sold Out

Relive your glory days on the ice or just join other BSM parents for a night of winter fun at this adult-only boot hockey party. The evening will include continual boot hockey – played on a flooded pond rink. When your team is not playing, enjoy the bonfire, hot food, and warm beverages. Karaoke will also be available for those inclined. Dress appropriately for the elements as this is an (mostly) an outdoor event.

Hosted by: Hosted by: Steve & Amy Salmon, Adam & Mary-Megan Ehrmantraut, Carl & Heather Hansen, Bill & Nettie Katter, Carl & Heather Hansen, Casey & Mary Schoen,  & Mike & Elizabeth Laukka

Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020, 7-10 p.m.

Location: Home of Steve & Amy Salmon (West Edina)

Cost: $50 per person

30 Spots


Mardi Gras Madness 

Gather your feathers and beads and party like it’s New Orleans at the Red Rooster. Begin your pre-Lenten celebration with this event that includes food, cocktails and lots of fun with other BSM parents.

Hosted by: Red Rooster Lounge and Restaurant

Date: Sunday, February 23, 4-7 p.m.

Location: Red Rooster Lounge and Restaurant

1832 Wayzata Blvd.

Long Lake, MN

Cost: $75 per person

13 Spots Remaining



 Questions? Contact: Mary Fran O'Keefe at 952-915-4360 or Rachel Kuzma Olson at 952-767-0647



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