Friends of the Library: “Wine Tasting Event Tickets Make Great Valentine Gifts”

Press Release posted 2/8/15 – With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, there is no better gift than tickets to the 45th Annual Friends of the Sierra Madre Library Wine and Cuisine Tasting. This year’s event will be held Friday evening, February 20, 2015, at Alverno Villa, 675 West Highland Avenue, Sierra Madre, CA. Quality wines from a number of award winning wineries and tastings from many fine local restaurants and gourmet markets will be offered.

You and your Valentine will be entertained with music and magic. Steve Silverman, from the Magic Castle is back by popular demand. Siverman has performed nationwide in a variety of venues and his sophisticated sleight of hand has been enjoyed by hundreds of people. He creates much of the magic he performs, and his ideas and effects have been featured in a number of magic books and periodicals. Silverman will be joined by another long standing magician member of the Magic Castle in Hollywood who is also a Sierra Madre resident, Steve Rockwell. Mr. Rockwell has a strong interest in sleight of hand magic and community support and this year will mark his fourth appearance at the wine tasting.

Tickets to the Premier Event are $80 and allow you early admission at 6:00PM. You will be treated to a wine tasting with Johnny Stange who is a well-known sommelier, specially selected hors d’oeuvres, gourmet chocolates and a unique raffle. Tickets to the Premier Event are limited to 100 guests and are going fast so act quickly to enjoy these exceptional activities. Tickets to the Main Event are $60 and provide admission at 7:00PM. We are limiting the number of tickets sold to 400 to add to your enjoyment. 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.

A silent auction will again be offering lovely original and unique artwork, services, tickets to special events, restaurant vouchers, and many other gift ideas. For a delightful evening of enjoying fine wines, tasty food, and lively entertainment amidst the company of friends, joins us at Alverno Villa on February 20, 2015. The Friends of the Sierra Madre Library is a non-profit organization and all proceeds benefit the Sierra Madre Library. For more information visit our website at, or call the library at 626 355-7186.