Live music, food, drinks and fun are all planned for the first “Barrels & Bites” hosted by the UW-La Crosse Alumni Association.
The “filling and fulfilling night” is planned from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 17, in the Cleary Alumni & Friends Center, UW-La Crosse, 615 East Ave. N.
The event will include wine, whiskey and food from various La Crosse-area vendors including: The Crow, Elmaro, Pearl Street Brewery, Grizzly’s and more. Audio Jack will provide live music. The event also features a historical display about barrel-making from Wisconsin’s Hess Cooperage barrel-making factory. Other highlights include a bottle-pull raffle and bidding on silent auction items. Admission includes a commemorative tasting glass and keepsake photo-strip from a photo booth.
Advance registration is $40 and $35 for UWL Alumni Association members. Register in advance at: https://www.uwlax.edu/alumni/
The day of the event, admission is $50, $45 for Alumni Association members. Get more information from the Alumni Association at 608.785.8489.
If you go—
What: Barrels & Bites
When: 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 17
Where: Cleary Alumni & Friends Center, UW-La Crosse, 615 East Ave. N.
Admission: $40; $35 for UWL Alumni Association members in advance. Day of the event: $50, $45 for Alumni Association members