May Madness Begins: Donate Today! 

May Madness, the 41st annual treasure and estate sale benefiting the Music Academy of the West’s full-scholarship program, takes place this year from 9 am to 3 pm on Saturday, May 6, 2017 on the Music Academy campus. Gates open at 8 am. Free Easy Lift Shuttle located at the Bird Refuge at Los Patos Way and Channel Drive.

Sale items included furniture, area rugs, small kitchen appliances, kitchenware, garden accessories, fine linens, antiques, silver, crystal, china, art, collectibles, board games, CDs and DVDs, jewelry, men’s and women’s clothing, luggage, sports equipment, and many other treasures.

May Madness is a project of the Women’s Auxiliary of the Music Academy of the West. The Auxiliary also supports operations at The Rack and The Treasure House, the Academy’s on-campus shops, and members serve as volunteer ushers for selected masterclasses during the Summer Festival.


To Donate

Bring your donations for a spectacular sale of treasures to the Music Academy campus! 

Contributed items should be clean and in good condition. Large electronics, large appliances, architectural salvage materials (windows, doors, etc.), sofa beds, futons, metal bed frames, box spring and mattress sets, Christmas decorations, books, records, VHS and cassette tapes, non-flat screen TVs, exercise equipment, office furniture and chairs, stereo equipment, and rugs over 16 feet will not be accepted.

Donations can be dropped off in the lower parking area at the Music Academy (simply follow the signage upon entering the campus). To arrange the pick-up of large donation items, please call the May Madness Hotline at 805-695-7950.


Donation Center Now Open

Donation Center Hours

APRIL: Tue-Sat, noon-3 pm

MAY: closed