Friday, September 2, 2011

Foodie Weekend Awaits!



Glorious food (and beer, wine and chocolate) abound this weekend! Celebrate the bounty of produce, and our great Wisconsin food (and wine and beer) culture. You will almost forget that fall is around the corner. (no, I didn't say it!). Here are four great ways to celebrate. Know of any others?

Farmer's Market/Taste of Madison – Market open around Capitol Square (9/3 only) 6 am – 1 p.m.

Taste of Madison (9/3 and 9/4) to benefit United Cerebral Palsy of Dane County, 2-8:30 pm on 9/3 and 11 am-7 pm, 9/4, Capitol Square. 6-1 p.m. http://www.thedailypage.com/theguide/details.php?event=258429

New Glarus Brewing and LaFortuna Pizza – Sunday Sept 4, 11-4 p.m.

Come enjoy the most amazing wood fired pizza and award-winning craft brews at the Hilltop Brewery in New Glarus.

2400 State Highway 69
New Glarus, WI 53574

http://www.newglarusbrewing.com/index.cfm/calendar/calendar/moreinfo/EventID/366

Chocolate Chase - 7:30 am-noon, 9/3
TEAMSurvivor Madison's annual benefit 20/10/4-mile bike rides, Pioneer Park, Middleton (registration 7 am), plus refreshments, door prizes. $40 ($30 through 8/15). www.teamsurvivormadison.org. 333-4016

Wine Tasting - Celebrating Lake Mills 175th Birthday - Saturday, September 3, 2011. 5 - 7 pm

Come and celebrate Lake Mills 175th with us as we sample some great celebratory wines. We will be sampling a Cava from Spain, Meritage from California, Argentinian Sparkling and a Sweet Chardonnay to name a few. $5 per person - drawings and birthday cake! Visit the website for other events. $5 per person. The Wine Vineyard, 217 N. Main St, Lake Mills, Jefferson County. Call 920-648-5481. http://www.thewinevineyard.com

2 comments:

Megan said...

way to go girl! Wow... you are up on Madison events... I am going to check here before the Isthmus! Hope you all are enjoying the weekend despite the rain! ~ Megan

Otehlia said...

Ha! Thanks, Megan. I just read the Isthmus. Oh, and Facebook:)Have a great one. Making chocolates?