Florence Fest 2017 – Wine, Art & Jazz Friday and Saturday March 31st & April 1st
March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm$20
Need we say more? Join us on the Oregon Coast for a sensory experience for your eyes, ears, and palate. With over 10 wineries, multitudes of amazing artists showing and selling their juried art selections, epicurean tastes abounding, and well known jazz groups, this is will be your favorite annual event! 21 and over only. Get your ticket at the bottom of this page.
Pre-Sale Tickets $20 include one full day admission, souvenir glass and ten wine tastes!
Tickets at the door $25 include one full day admission souvenir glass and ten wine tastes!
Wineries from the Columbia Gorge to the Rogue Valley will offer free tastings as part of the admission price. Wineries include Gelardi Vineyard/Poco Collina, Hanson Vineyards, Benton – Lane Winery, Panache Cellars, Youngberg Hill, Iris Vineyards, Rivers Edge, Season Cellars, Cathedral Ridge, Naked Winery, Sineann, and J Scott Cellars. Wineries will sell their product by the glass or bottle.
On Friday, The Michael Anderson Jazz Trio, and Michelle and Dave Van Handel, will precede headliner Toni Glausi & his 9-piece Funk Band. On Saturday, headliner Halie Loren and her quintet will take the stage after performances by The Paul Biondi & Gus Russell Quartet, The Miles To Go Quartet, and Don Latarski & D’Trio. (Click here to hear an interview about the Jazz part of this program.)
The juried art show and sale, conducted Robert Canaga—artist, appraiser, and gallery owner/curator—will include 47 finalists out of more than 100 entries from Seattle to Bandon, including many Lane County locals. Prizes range up to $1000. The event is coordinated by the Florence Regional Arts Alliance.