De Riah’s Cedarburg salon is located in the heart of Historic Downtown, and this weekend, we’ll be right in the middle of its 4oth Annual Wine & Harvest Festival. Wine & Harvest Fest is one of Ozaukee County’s most popular events, and a great time for people of all ages. Check out the details-we hope to see you there!
A FEAST FOR THE SENSES… CEDARBURG’S WINE & HARVEST FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 15 & 16, 2012
Spend a sweet, end-of-summer weekend in the country in Historic Cedarburg during the 40th Annual Wine & Harvest Festival, Saturday, September 15 from 10-6 & Sunday, September 16 from 10-5. Both the abundance of Wisconsin’s homegrown produce and artisan food products plus the award-winning wines of Cedar Creek Winery are what initiated this free, family-oriented event. The many and varied Festival Food Booths feature grilled corn, caramel apples, kettle corn, apple cider, homemade ice cream, turkey legs, brats, burgers, grilled foods and savory/sweet delights. Enjoy Olsen’s Piggly Wiggly’s original Harvest Apple Brat. The Farmer’s Market brims with seasonal fruits and vegetables, flowers and plants, herbs and apples. At Cedar Creek Winery booths you’ll find wine by the glass. Locally produced foodstuffs such as honey, syrup, cheese, sausage and jellies are in theMarketplace. Festival fans can kick back and listen to Live Music all over town, including Top Forty, Bluegrass, Folk and Rock & Roll bands. The Scarecrow Contest is a seasonal favorite with dozens of winsome and whimsical hand-made straw-stuffed characters on display throughout the historic district. For a quick shuttle around town, hop aboard a tractor-drawn hayride wagon. Treasures are just waiting to be discovered at Arts on the Avenue, with more than 200 juried booths presented by the Cedarburg Garden Club, Cedarburg Cultural Center and Ozaukee Art Center along Washington Avenue. Drop in at both the Cedarburg Cultural Center for theCedarburg Artists Guild’s annual juried Fall Show and the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts special events and activities. Last year the Giant Pumpkin Charity Regatta was so much fun we’re doing it again. Previous regattas are youtube favorites featuring gigantic, decorated, hollowed-out, floatable pumpkins, piloted by intrepid paddlers’ attempting to race across Cedar Creek, sponsored by Port Washington State Bank. The festival’s Henry’s Kids Korner will encompass a variety of activities and entertainment geared for children, including Gypsy Geoff, Popcorn the Clownand Pumpkin Carver extraordinaire Steve Dahlke.