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Second Annual Whiskeyfest Northwest Expands to Two Days and Returns to the Pearl

Posted By Adonay Solleiro on March 3, 2014

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The Luna Foundation will be hosting their Second Annual WhiskeyFest NorthWest May 9 and 10, 2014 at NW 11th Avenue and NW Overton Street in the Pearl. This event will once again bring together the community while raising funds and awareness for beneficiary, Oregon Active Foundation, a Portland nonprofit dedicated to providing ‘Adventure Therapy’ for people in the community with disabilities and other life challenging conditions.

 

Expanding to two days, this highly anticipated event truly celebrates the cultures of whiskey and will include attractions such as renowned distillers sampling over 120 whiskeys and scotches, educational seminars with expert Stewart Ramsey, a wide array of vendors, cocktail competitions, craft beer, a mechanical bull, a VIP speakeasy, and a Prohibition cigar lounge. Live performances will be showcased on two stages, featuring Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Poor Old Shine, the Stone Foxes, Roberta Donnay, Jacob Miller & the Bridge City Crooners, Vaudeville entertainment, and more to be announced! Whiskey-inspired provisions by Andy Ricker’s Pok Pok/Whiskey Soda Lounge, Vitali Paley’s Imperial/Penny Dinner, Pacific Seafood, Smokehouse 21, Solstice Pizza and Brix Tavern will also be available for purchase in addition to specialty craft cocktails created and served by the talented mixologists of Raven & Rose, Imperial and Swank & Swine.

 

Festival hours will be Friday, May 9 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Saturday, May 10 from 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm. general admission tickets go on sale Monday, March 10th.

 

For more information, please visit www.whiskeyfestnw.com

Author: Adonay Solleiro

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