Press Release posted 2/5/15 – It’s that time again! Don’t miss the 45th Annual Friends of the Sierra Madre Library Wine and Cuisine Tasting held on Friday evening, February 20, 2015, at Alverno Villa, 675 West Highland Avenue, Sierra Madre, CA. Dozens of vintners serving wines from around the world, along with specialty appetizers and desserts from local restaurants and gourmet markets will be in attendance to serve you. Throughout the evening you will enjoy live entertainment from local musicians, and magicians from LA’s own Magic Castle. Tickets to the Main Event are $60 and provide admission at 7:00PM
The featured artist this year is Melanie Campbell-Carter. Her piece titled “A Comfortable Pairing” is an acrylic on canvas painting and will be auctioned at the event. Melanie is an artist new to Sierra Madre. Friends of the Sierra Madre Library welcome her, and congratulate her on this accomplishment. In addition to this painting, a silent auction will offer lovely artwork, services, tickets to special events, restaurant vouchers, and many other tempting items.
Back by popular demand is the early bird Premier Event. Tickets are $80 and allow you early admission at 6:00PM. At the Premier Event, award-winning Claud Beltran from Claud and Company in Pasadena has designed hor d’oeuvres to pair with the wine selections from the Treasury Wine Estates. Johnny Stange is the guest sommelier for the Premier Event and promises a fun-filled, entertaining, and educational wine experience. There will be a special raffle as well. Tickets to the Premier Event are limited to 100 guests and are going fast so act quickly to enjoy these exceptional activities.
Tickets to both the Premier Event and Main Event are on sale at the Sierra Madre Library, the Bottle Shop, Savor the Flavor, and Arnold’s Frontier Hardware.
The Friends of the Sierra Madre Library is a non-profit organization and all proceeds, from the February 20, 2015 event, will benefit the Sierra Madre Library. For more information visit our website at www.sierramadrelibraryfriends.org, or call the library at 626 355-7186.