UTICA — Looking for a fun evening in the Illinois Valley? Why not head to Utica for a Winter Wine Walk. The event is set from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 16 in downtown Utica and includes wine, food, shopping and fun.
Event-goers can enjoy wine and food at seven location, plus three additional stops with just food. Tickets are $10 per person and can be bought at August Hill Winery Tasting Room, 106 Mill St., Utica, online at www.augusthillwinery.com or by calling 815-667-5211. Tickets are limited.
Wine/food stops include August Hill/Illinois Sparkling Co., Clark Run Antiques, Duffy's Tavern and Grill, Illinois River Winery, Mill Street Market, Village Green House Liquor Shop and The Willows Hotel. Additional food stops include Flutterby Gourmet Popcorn, Seasons Gone By and The Chocolate Shoppe. Participating wineries include August Hill/Illinois Sparkling Co., Blue Sky Vineyards, Galena Cellars, Illinois River Winery, Owl Creek Winery and Prairie State Winery.