Local Food Notes for Sept. 23

Posted by Jamie Oberdick on 09/23, 2016 at 02:44 PM

Local Food Notes for Sept. 23

Millheim Oktoberfest, photo courtesy Elk Creek Cafe Facebook Page

The first Local Food Notes of autumn 2016 features the Millheim Oktoberfest, wine glass painting, fall cocktails, and the Milesburg Museum Apple Harvest Festival and Car Show.

- It’s Oktoberfest time, and Elk Creek Cafe & Aleworks is holding the Millheim Oktoberfest Saturday from noon to 5:00 p.m. The event will feature German food, the Elk Creek fest brew, and music by Little German Band and the Pleasant Valley Dancers. All proceeds go to the Millheim Fire Company.

- Tonight, head out to the Mt. Nittany Vineyard and Winery for Glass Painting Uncorked from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., an event where you can learn the art of wine glass painting. The cost for the event is $35 and that gets you two glasses to paint, all art supplies, instruction by art teacher Nancy Alpago, a complimentary wine tasting, and a glass of wine. Reservations are required and space is limited. Call the winery at (814) 466-6373. A credit card will hold your reservation.

- It’s officially autumn now, and Tait Farm Foods is celebrating by hosting “Favorite Fall Foods and Cocktails” Saturday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the farm. Mixologist Brandon Wagner from Big Spring Spirits will be on hand mixing up some very nice fall cocktails, including some featuring Tait Farms very tasty new pear shrub.

- The annual Milesburg Museum Apple Harvest Festival and Car Show will take place Saturday, September 24 on Market Street in Milesburg. The event kicks off with an outdoor breakfast at 8:00 a.m. Registration for the car show will be accepted until noon, with judging to begin at 12:30 p.m. Homemade apple dumplings, baked goods, soups, and a food stand will be available. There will be musical entertainment during the day, and awards following the judging.

{name} Author: Jamie Oberdick

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