Culinary Christmas Classic and Silent Auction
Monday, December 9, 2013, 6:00 to 9:00 pm
Savor culinary tastings from Southern Oregon’s finest restaurants, caterers, wineries, and breweries. Mingle among the creatively decorated trees, enjoy the entertainment, and bid on unique silent auction items.
Featuring gourmet food, exceptional wine and brew, fun entertainment, and a thrilling silent auction, this evening has been described as the “best event in Josephine County!” This culminating event always ends the Festival on a high note.
6:30 to 8:30 pm
During this segment, attendees will bid on their favorite auction items. The items are grouped into categories such as “Slumberland,” “Vacations Vacations!”, “Wine Tour,” “Golf-a-rama,” and “The Gourmet Chef.” Bid on your favorite package with your friends! How fun is that? See the Silent Auction section for this year’s offerings.
Now Let’s Talk Food, Wine, and Beer
Your admission includes sampling delectables from more than 10 of Southern Oregon’s top restaurants and culinary establishments. They have gathered to showcase the best they have to offer. And it gets even better. Paired with their sumptuous food are incredible wine and brews from the Applegate Valley, Grants Pass, and Medford. Savor the tastes, pick your favorite, and go back for seconds.
Stroll through the Bear Hotel sampling delicious foods, viewing the spectacular trees and art displays, sipping the finest wines, and listening to the evening’s entertainment. Ahhh, good times.
Check back later for an updated list of epicurean sponsors.
2012 Culinary, Winery, Brewery, and Non-Alcoholic Sponsors
Wineries, Breweries, and Distilleries
Bridgeview Vineyards (Applegate and Illinois Valley)
Customer Service and Staffing
Provided by Taprock Northwest Grill and Grants Pass High School Culinary Department
Music tonight is by Broadway Phil and the Shouters, who have been rocking concerts and clubs since 1994. Building on a long tradition of West Coast blues, R&B, and roots rock, the Shouters remain a hard-driving mainstay of the independent music scene in Oregon, California, and beyond.
The Shouters’ long run has included stints with Huey Lewis, Dave Mason, Robben Ford, Little Charlie and the Night Kats, Curtis Salgado, Roomful of Blues, Paul Delay, Roy Rogers, and Lloyd Jones.
A special thank-you to Southern Oregon Audio and Visual for providing lighting and audio for all of the Festival events!