Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk – Check in Historic Shell Station

Starts: Friday, February 1st 2013 at 5:00 pm
Ends: Friday, February 1st 2013 at 9:00 pm

 2013 Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk Series
First Friday every month – February thru May 

 

Tickets on Sale Now
www.downtownissaquah.com 

2013 Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk Series
        First Friday every month – February thru May       

February 1, March 1, April 5 and May 3

Issaquah, WA –  Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk is a first Friday evening event that is fun and supports the community.  Enjoy live music, art happenings, some snacks and local boutique wines poured in various tasting locations up and down Front Street.  Front Street shops and restaurants are open to the general public during Wine Walk and all ages are welcome. 

 BYOG (bring your own glass) to Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk the first Friday of the month starting Friday, February 1st.   February Wineries include Amelia Bleu, Estrin Estates, Icon Cellars, Nardone Cellars, Northwest Cellars, and Redmond Ridge Winery.

 

Front Street Wine Walk venues include ArtByFire Glass Blowing Studio, Illuminate Electrical, Museo Art Academy, artEAST Art Center, and First Stage Theatre. 

Purchase a bottle of wine at Wine Walk and enjoy it with your dinner with no corkage fee, tonight only, at these participating restaurants— Amante’s Pizza, Jak’s Grill, Issaquah Brewhouse, Mandarin Garden, Max’s World Diner, Montalcino Ristorante, Shanghai Garden and Stans BBQ. You can also purchase bottles of wines to take home.

The Spanish Nest at 195 Front Street   North will provide drop in care from 5pm to 9pm for children 3 to 10 years old. The cost is $5 per child per hour.  Please pre-register to ensure a spot .  http://www.thespanishnest.com/WINE-WALK-DROP-IN-CARE.html

FEBRUARY 1ST LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCES

 Bodacious LadyhoodBack by popular demand, this tantalizing trio of vibrant voiced chanteuses whose blend of sounds and material has made them a must see in the Seattle cabaret scene.    

Enigmatica - James Masterson and Fred Hopkins from The Studebakers are sure to entertain with their easy-listening instrumental two-guitar duo act.    

Megan Biegalski w/Mike McGee – Megan has been singing and performing jazz for over 10 years in thePacific Northwest area.

The Debutones – This group of veteran musicians plays a tasteful, eclectic blend of country, folk, and bluegrass music, featuring tight harmony singing and stellar instrumental accompaniment.

FEBRUARY 1ST ART HAPPENINGS

 ArtByFire
Witness goblet making at its finest. Master Glass Blower, Leonard Whitfield, shows off his collection of hand blown wine goblets. There will be studio demonstrations on how goblets are created utilizing traditional Italian glassblowing techniques that are over 300 years old.

artEAST
Stitch Exhibition – This exhibit showcases an expressive use of stitch imagery and stitch making.   Also, don’t miss the Studio and Seconds Sale with Deeply Discounted Art and Art Supplies Event.

Museo Art Academy
With the friendly assistance of a Museo Art Academy instructorcreate a “Peter Max inspired” heart painting–just in time to give to your valentine!

 OTHER DOWNTOWN HAPPENINGS

Amante – Live music by Wings and Things
Capri Cellars – Tasting room open until 9:00
Vino Bella – Live music by Brian Lee and the Orbitors
Mills Music – Strut your stuff at open Mic night
Village Theatre – Mousetrap

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT

Ticket Reservations wine walk on line at:
www.downtownissaquah.com/wine-walk
$20 in advance or $25 at the event
(Includes 10 one ounce drink tokens) 

  • Check in starts at 5:00 at the Hailstone Feed store (the historic Shell Station) –  232 Front Street
  • You must be 21 to purchase wine tasting tickets
  • Will call for pre-paid tickets require identification for the name tickets were purchased under
  • Maps of tasting locations, plastic wine glass, tokens and wristband provided at check in.
  • Take a bottle of wine home from the tastings or enjoy downtown at participating restaurants.  Available for purchase at the Hailstone Feed Store.

 

Thank you to our Sponsors

Agave, ArtByFire, Artitudes, Boehm’s Candies, Capri Cellars, Fischer Meats, Flying Pie Pizza, Illuminate Electrical, Issaquah Arts Commission, Issaquah Sammamish Reporter, Montalcino Restaurant, Snoqualmie Valley Record, Village Theatre and Wild Fin 

 A portion of the proceeds benefit the Downtown Issaquah Association
and valued nonprofit partners