The 4th annual North Shore Wine, Beer, Cigar, and Food Festival will be held on the Brainerd Field located at 416 W. Park Ave. in Libertyville from 4-8 p. m. on Saturday, August 24th. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the gate. Each ticket includes 10 tastes and a souvenir glass. New this year, a VIP tasting hour is offered from 3-4 p.m. for serious wine and beer buyers. (More information is available on the website.) Advance tickets can be purchased at Libertyville Village Hall, Sandi's Florist, Mickey Finn's, Wine & Spirit Warehouse, and Neumann's Cigars & More or on the website http://www.northshorewinebeerfest.com
The Libertyville Sunrise Rotary Club will draw 21 winning tickets from their cash raffle during the festival. Over $30,000 worth of prize money will be raffled with a Grand Prize of $15,000. Tickets are $25 each or $100 for five. The proceeds from the raffle will benefit local, regional and international charities as well as the Save Brainerd Foundation. A $50 combination ticket including entry to the festival and one raffle ticket is available through advance sales. Raffle tickets can be purchases at http://www.northshorewinebeerfest.com/Buy_Tickets_2013.html
Music will be provided by The New Libertyvillains, Sneezy, The Mojo Daddies, Andre Skinner, and EliteDJs. Rain or shine.