Gala in the Vineyards
Enjoy an elegant evening of fine wines, arts, entertainments and cuisine at Gala in the Vineyards, a wine tasting and silent auction sponsored by Cornell Financial Group of UBS to benefit Saint Joan's Children's Clinic.
Tasting stations will showcase a chocolatier as well as various Indiana wineries and restaurants, including Chateau Thomas Winery, Easley Winery, Good's Candy Shop, Keg & Bottle, Oliver Winery, Vince's Restaurant at the Muncie Airport and Wilson Winery. Coffees and other non-alcoholic drinks will be provided by Bixby's.
The gala is Saturday, Jan. 17, 6-9 p.m. in the Paramount Centre Ballroom, Anderson. Cost is $50 per person. Call 765-646-8290 for reservations. For more information go to www.stjohnshealthsystem.org/galao4.htm.
Chateau Thomas Winery to celebrate 20th anniversary
For the past 20 years, Dr. Charles Thomas has made some of the finest wines produced in Indiana. Jan. 23-25 there will be an Anniversary Celebration at the winery at 6291 Cambridge Way in Plainfield.
On Friday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m., the public is invited to join Dr. Thomas and his wife, Jill, for a six-course dinner that will be served in the Vineyard Room overlooking the winery. Saturday evening Jenni DeVoe will perform a free concert beginning at 7 p.m. And on Sunday, there will be complimentary wine tasting from noon until 7 p.m. Complimentary wine tastings on Friday and Saturday begin at 10 a.m.
Throughout the weekend there will be deep discounts on special international award-winning wines and the gift shop will also have specials.
To make reservations for Dinner with the Winemaker or for more information about the 20th Anniversary Celebration log onto www.chateauthomas.com
, or call 837-WINE.