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Starts: Friday, February 6th 2015 at 6:00 pm
Ends: Friday, February 6th 2015 at 9:00 pm
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.
Front Street Wine Walk venues include Illuminate, So, There, Art by Fire, Fischer Meats, First Stage Theatre, Pelage Spa, artEAST.
Wineries include Armstrong Cellars, Stomani Cellars, Tiger Mountain Winery, Sol Stone, Piccola Cellars, Sigillo Cellars and Patterson Cellars.
Purchase a bottle of wine at Wine Walk and enjoy it with your dinner with no corkage fee (Wine Walk nights only) at these participating restaurants— Amante’s Pizza, Issaquah Brewhouse, Stans BBQ, Mandarin Garden, Max’s World Diner. You can also purchase bottles of wines to take home.
Feb 6 LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCES
Illuminate – The Redondos – Fred Hopkins and Alan Clarke collectively have been playing popular music on their guitars for almost 91 years! You’ll hear everything from The Beatles to Bill Haley. Alan plays with The Issaquah Singers and Fred has played with one of The Beach Boys and Pat Boone
artEAST – Travis Hartnett Trio - After years of performing solo and acoustic, guitarist Travis Hartnett expanded some of his material into an ensemble format with bassist Bob Congleton and drummer Wayne Porter. The result is a jazzy mix of guitar-driven instrumental tunes.
First Stage- Dave Card Trio – Dave Card (piano), Matt Hopper (bass), and Mark Smith (drums), is a modern jazz trio playing a wide variety of old standards and modern classics; traditional jazz with a modern sensibility
Art by Fire Lobby - Like Minds – Continuing in the tradition of great jazz guitar duets. Like Minds was born. With more than 50 years of combined experience Greg Glassman and Ron Peters play their instruments with passion and conviction.
Mills Music – Open mic night. Strongly suggested to sign up in advance, but walk-ins are always welcome. Inquire at 425/392-1000.
Feb 6 ART HAPPENINGS
artEast - The artEAST “tasting room” gives you the insider view of ART as well as wine! This destination gallery represents nearly 100 local artists, many who will be on hand that night, giving you the opportunity to meet the artist, watch demonstrations and discuss their work and vision in person.
Art by Fire - Watch as elegant, hand-crafted art glass and contemporary art glass being created before your eyes with a live demonstration at Art by Fire.
A RAIN, SNOW OR SHINE EVENT
$25 in advance or $30 day of event (online tickets on sale until 3 p.m day of event; limited tickets available check in)
(Includes 10 one ounce drink tokens)
Proceeds benefit the Downtown Issaquah Association and valued nonprofit partners