‘A Flair for Wine’ gala fundraiser is tomorrow night


Vevay Main Street, Inc.’s annual gala fundraiser, “A Flair for Wine,” will be held tomorrow (Friday), night at the Ogle Haus Inn from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

The lobby, dining room, stein room, patio and deck of the Ogle Haus were filled with people and music for last year’s event – making this year’s gala certain to be another fun filled evening.

Wine tasting will be presented by The Ridge Winery of Switzerland County; as well as Ertel Cellars Winery of Batesville; Powers Winery of Dillsboro; and Elk Creek Winery from Owenton, Kentucky.

Those in attendance will also be tempted by an array of food, compliments of: Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse; Mo’s Steakhouse; Java Bean Café and Confectionery; Roxano’s Restaurant; Los Bandidos Bar and Grill; Be Creative Catering; and Belterra Casino Resort and Spa.

This venue will also allow ticket holders to also participate in a live art auction with original works by the following local artists: Donna Weaver, Jerry Wallin, Martha Bladen, Donna Cole and Sandra Wallin. Three of the artists are part of the juried Indiana Artisan program.

Live entertainment with background jazz will be provided by Madison’s “Rob Houze Quartet”.

The food, wine tasting, entertainment and a chance to purchase an original piece of art is at a ticket price of $60 per person. Tickets will only be sold in advance at the Vevay Main Street office at 105 West Pike Street, 427-2003; and the Switzerland County Visitors Center at 124 West Main Street, 427-3237. Visa and MasterCard will be accepted only through the Switzerland County Visitors Center office. Tickets may also be purchased by contacting Teresa Bovard Lyons at (812) 599-0240.

The Friendship State Bank as the key sponsor of the event; Belterra Casino and Resort is providing the event venue; and the artists, food vendors and fine wineries are also supplying their sponsorship.

Participants must be 21 to attend.