Northwest NEWS

September 6, 1999

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Woodinville Wine Fest & Art Walk set for Sept. 11

   The 17th annual Woodinville Wine Festival & Art Walk will be held on Saturday, September 11, from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Chateau Ste. Michelle ampitheater in Woodinville.

   The free community event features tastings of more than 25 Northwest wines and hand-crafted beers, fine art and sculpture booths, specialty food booths, and day-long musical entertainment.

   Wineries represented include Alexia, Ambrosia by Kristy, Amity, Chateau Ste. Michelle, China Bend, Columbia Winery, Covey Run, Cascade Ridge, Duck Pond Cellars, E.B. Foote, Hedges Cellars, Hogue Cellars, Horizon's Edge, Hyatt Vineyards, Kestrel, Kiona, L'Ecole No. 41, Preston, Silver Lake, Sky River Meadery, Staton Hills, Thurston Wolfe, Whidbey Island, Wildridge, Wineglass Cellars, and many more.

   Local and regional artists will feature their original work in watercolor, photography, sculpture, jewelry, woodworking, pottery, fabric, and more.

   Day-long musical performances include: Woodinville Community Band, 11 a.m.-noon; Janette's West Trio, 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.; Per Isberg's Showtime, 1:30-3:00 p.m.; Sub Duellers Blues Band, 3:15-4:15 p.m.; and David Templeton, 4:30-6:00 p.m. Greg Park, guitarist, will play during set changes between noon and 4:30 p.m.

   Gourmet foods will be available from Lowell-Hunt Catering. Admission to the event is free. Scrip for wine tasting is $1.00 each. There will be complimentary shuttle service from offsite parking just north of the festival (follow the signs) and from the Woodinville Park & Ride to the festival.

   The Woodinville Community Roundtable, a community non-profit organization, produces the wine festival each year as a fundraiser to benefit Woodinville community groups.

   This year, the proceeds will be divided between the Woodinville Adult Day Center (for their van program) and the Teen Northshore Teen Work program (which connects teens with jobs in the Northshore community).

   Volunteers are still needed. For for more information or for volunteering, call (425) 485-5958.