“Eat. Drink. Be Merry!” fundraiser for St. Cecilia is April 16

eat drink be merryBy Sally Littlefair Zarafonetis


Wine lovers are invited to attend one of the best wine tastings of the year in Grand Rapids on Sat, April 16. Martha’s Vineyard will host the event called Eat. Drink. Be Merry! at St. Cecilia Music Center from 6–10 pm. The event will benefit St. Cecilia Music Center, its historic building, concert series and School of Music programs.


The event will take place on two floors of St. Cecilia Music Center’s historic building and will feature 100 varieties of wines from well-known and boutique wineries throughout the world. The wines to be tasted will be from a wide range of price points including high-end wine selections. Some of the wines are specific to the event and are only available through special order at the event. Discounts on all wine orders at the event will be offered.


Eat. Drink. Be Merry! will include hearty hors d’oeuvres from Catering by Martha’s and Nantucket Baking Company. There will also be a silent auction with many unique entertainment, wine, and vacation items offered.


Some of the wineries to be showcased include: Justin, Jonata, Hoopes, Domaine Gitton, Mas de Daumas Gassac, Château Gigognanand many more.


Event Location: St. Cecilia Music Center, 24 Ransom NE, Downtown Grand Rapids


Date/Time: Saturday, April 16 from 6–10 pm


Price for Wine-tasting and Hors d’oeuvres: $35 per person


Advance tickets can be purchased at Martha’s Vineyard located at 200 Union Ave NE, Grand Rapids; online (click here);  or by calling St. Cecilia Music Center at 616.459.2224.