5 February 2016 - 5 February 2016
The annual Taste the Passion weekend starts with a special winter benefit for the Glen Arbor Art Association now called Winter Glow - Art, Wine & Spirits (formerly Art From Michigan Wine Country). Guests will enjoy an art exhibit and sale, local wines, ciders and spirits from Northern Michigan farms and delectables from The Homestead's restaurants.
The Glen Arbor Art Association, The Homestead and the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail will again team up to offer an event on Friday, February 5, from 6-8 pm at The Homestead’s Mountain Flowers Lodge. Now in its eighth year, this fun winter event kicks off the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail’s Taste the Passion weekend. The Friday night GAAA benefit features wine & ciders from Leelanau wineries and spirits from a local distillery. An art exhibit featuring photography will be on display and for sale and a small plates menu designed by The Homestead’s Chef Piombo.
Ticket price is $25 per person with advance reservation by February 4, and includes one glass of wine, food stations with delectable small plates, and coffee. Additional wine available for $4/glass or three glasses for $10. Call The Homestead, 231-334-5100, to make a reservation with will call ticket pick up at Mountain Flowers for pre-paid reservations. At the door price is $30 per person admission on the night of the event.
The invitational art exhibit and sale offers recent original works by several local artists who will be on hand to discuss their work. A portion of each ticket and painting purchase supports the Glen Arbor Art Association’s scholarship, after school, and migrant children art programs which provide educational opportunities for families who would not otherwise have them.