Wine, art festival set for Saturday

September 28, 2018

The Ironton aLive Wine and Art Festival is set for noon until 5 p.m. this Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Blue Bridge Cafe and Transit Center in Ironton. Tickets are $30 for six samples.

IRONTON — The Ironton aLive Wine Festival is returning for its fourth time this year, but with a new feature.

Along with sampling wine from the finest area producers, participants will also be able to browse and purchase the work of local artists.

The festivals is set for Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Blue Bridge Cafe and the adjacent space in the Transit Center.

The new festival location is to “accommodate the extra space as we grow,” said Sam Heighton, of Ironton aLive.

The Blue Bridge Cafe and Transit Center are located across the street from the Ironton Farmers Market, which will also be open during the festival.

The Art & Wine Festival will start at noon and continue until 5 p.m. Buckeye Lake Winery will be featured with all of its wines, along with The Merry Family Winery and The Terra Cotta Winery, and well-known, local artists will display their work.

Tickets are $30 and include six sample pours and finger foods including cheeses, fruit and crackers that pair well with wines. Live music will be performed by Kelley’s Bridge Band.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at Ungers Shoes or The Blue Bridge Cafe. For more information, call Ironton aLive at 740-533-7951.

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