14th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival today and Saturday
One of the region’s premier wine events returns to the shores of Des Moines, WA this weekend as the 14th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival lands at the Des Moines Beach Park Events Center on Friday and Saturday, March 2 and 3. More than 25 wineries will provide the refreshments with 100% of net proceeds benefitting the charities of the Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park.
Tickets are available in advance for $35 at the event website www.DrinkToMusic.org and $40 at the door.
Admission includes 10 tasting tokens. A variety of foods will be for sale from vendors including Fred Meyer, Ivar’s, B & E Meats, and Nibbles. Entertainment will be provided by Nate Jester, Ace of Illusions, one of the nation’s top magicians.
The hours for the event are Friday 5-10 PM and Saturday noon-8PM. Parking is available at the Des Moines Marina for $1 per hour with a shuttle continuously running. Attendees must be 21 years or older. Reduced price Designated Driver tickets will be available for $15.
Special events include a raffle highlighted by a 7-day Denali-Talkeetna coach and rail tour provided by Gray Line Alaska and a Wine Grab offering chances to win bottles of premium wine. Fred Meyer and a number of their participating wineries have generously contributed some of the finest wines from Washington State.
Supported charities include the Des Moines Food Bank, Highline Schools, Coats for Kids, Des Moines Parks and Recreation, and Highline Music4Life. The latter provides new and used musical instruments to low income students.
For more information and tickets visit www.DrinkToMusic.org.