Events: February 20 – February 26

Raffaldini Vineyards & Winery of Ronda, NC

The Editor’s Pick

Barrel Tasting with the Winemaker
2/25/17- Take advantage of the rare opportunity of enjoying an array of wines with the owner and winemaker, Jay Raffaldini. This event is capped after the first 36 wine club members RSVP. Tasting each wine straight from the barrel is something you definitely do not want to miss.

More Quintessential Events

Water Color and Wind Down
2/19/2017 – Spend your Saturday relaxing with a Blue Blaze brew in one hand and a paintbrush in the other. A Modern Craft Collective is hosting a Water Color Wind Down from 1-3 p.m. at Blue Blaze taproom, featuring food from West End’s Market Rhino Deli Market. All painting materials are provided, so you can spend your Sunday creating your own masterpiece — with some great food and beer for inspiration.

Story Time & More at Winghaven Gardens & Bird Sanctuary
02/21/17 –  Winghaven, the Charlotte habitat for birds and wildlife, offers up a family-friendly opportunity to join Rutherford Rabbit to enjoy a seasonally themed story and take-home craft activity in the Children’s Garden at Wing Haven.

West End Chili Cook-Off Challenge
2/25/2017 – This chili cook off is centered around a special twist — All recipes must include Blue Blaze Brewing beer. Enjoy the free admission and sample West End’s best chili cooks from 1-4 p.m. With vegan and kid friendly options, this competition is a delicious way to spend your Saturday.

Matthews Playhouse: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
2/24/17 – 3/5/17 – Watch as C.S. Lewis’ highly acclaimed book comes to life at the Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts.  Walk through the wardrobe with Peter, Susan, Edmund, Lucy, and all of the other enchanted characters.