Three great evenings of food, fun, wine and good causes
Posted by cmh gourmand on April 25, 2008
Three events are coming up that allow you to support good causes while sampling wonderful wine and fine food.
Taste of the Independents
Thursday, May 1
Smith Bros. Hardware Building
580 N. 4th. St.
6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.
Features thirty plus local independent restaurants (including Basi, Refectory, CBC…)
In additional to food, the evening includes micro brewed beers, wines from small vineyards and a special Mango Maytini. There will also be a 3 piece band from the Columbus Jazz Arts Group for background music.
Member Restaurants are listed below:
Proceeds go to the Buckeye Ranch
The Grape Event
Friday, May 2nd
Benefits the ALS Association of Central and Southern Ohio
An evening of fine wines with hors d’oeuvres. The Grape Event also hosts a live and silent auction featuring wines, sports memorabilia, electronics, and other gift packages. Each year local artist Robert Patricy creates a special wine themed painting as the logo for the event. The original canvas oil painting is auctioned off. Prints from prior years are also for sale. Bob is my friend and I have two prints in my house. (This is my disclaimer.)
North Market Apron Gala
Saturday, May 17
7 to 10 PM
The 12th Annual North Market Apron Gala!! Run amuck in the North Market eating, drinking and making merry with your apron on and your mouth open for the goodies galore in store for you. Items come from the North Market merchants. There is also beer from CBC and music from the Eileen Howard Trio. A silent auction for great gift packages is featured as well.
And – another North Market event worth going to…while on the subject.
Saturday May 3rd
Not to miss – the salsa, taco, and hot sauce taste offs. Yum.