Mackinaw Valley Newsletter


Murder Mystery Dinners
The Hamilton Homicide
Time: 6:30 pm-9:30 pm
Who shot Alexander Hamilton? Hip hop meets homicide in this musical mystery!
Arrival suggested between 5:30-6:30 pm for seating and “mingling” with the cast, this is your chance to let them know if you want to participate in the show. The drama will start at approximately 6:30. There are three complimentary wine samples per guest at the tasting bar and wine can be purchased by the bottle or glass, beer and sodas also available.
Dinner is served buffet style after the first act and dessert is served tableside. The performance will be held in the tasting room in the main building, center entrance from main parking lot.

Tickets on sale , call 309-359-9463 to reserve or email, for questions. Admission is $45+tax per person for dinner, dessert and the show, reservations required. Fun Costumes are welcome!!
Dinner and Dessert served by The Catering Company
**Gluten free and Vegetarian Options available by advance request**

** **SPECIAL OFFER HOTEL and SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE-The Holiday inn Express & Suites in Morton will provide hotel shuttle service to and from the “Murder Mystery Dinner for hotel guests. Located just a short drive to the vineyard the hotel is three years old and offers a complimentary hot breakfast buffet, coffee 24/7, free WIFI, indoor pool & hot tub, fitness center and a friendly and welcoming staff. So call 309-263-4400 today to book your room for a relaxing and fun getaway full of merriment and Murderous Comedy. ASK FOR the SPECIAL Winery Murder Mystery rate with the shuttle ride, for a standard king or double queen.

Masterpiece Painting Classes
at the Vineyard

Date: May 13, 2018

Time: 11am - 1pm

and 2-pm-4pm
Masterpiece Painting Class at the Vineyard first session from 11am-1pm. Art class taught by an Artist from Merlot and a Masterpiece.
Arrival 30 minutes before the event is suggested.
Three complimentary wine tastings are included, we will have cheese and crackers available from Ropp Cheese and also Chocolatier Chocolates as well as wine, beer, sodas, tea and water. No beverages may be brought in.
Fee includes all art supplies needed to create your own masterpiece, reservation required.
Click here to register- link will be added soon
For more information about our classes and our cancellation policy, or call us at (309) 532-2500.

International Music, Wine and Craft Beer Festival

Dates: May 26 and 27
Saturday, May 26 11:00 am-11:00 pm
Sunday, May 27 Noon to 6pm

This year’s festival will feature over 50 wines and 60+ Craft beers for tasting and purchase from around the world.  The Lions Club will be providing food concessions with the proceeds going for their charity. There will be Artisan cheese sampling and sales will be by Ropp Jersey Cheese in the pavilion. Many thanks to the Hometown Banks for again sponsoring our Wine Glasses, they have been great partners over the years!
Saturday and Sunday there will be music performed throughout the day by amazing local artists and bands.
Saturday music schedule: 11-3 Stevil Dan Band, 3-6:30pm Greg Williams, 7-11pm Highway J
Sunday music schedule: 12-3 Barry Cloyd, 3-6pm Aileeah Colgan acoustic duo
$10pp admission includes souvenir tasting glass and 5 tasting tickets for ages 21 and over, $5 pp ages 13-20, and age 12 and under free.
HELD RAIN * all tasting and music will be in the pavilion
OR SHINE... not sure why I'm putting this is it ever really "too nice" to host and event?


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