Fundraising Wine, Music Festival On Tap For Rutherfurd Hall

The 10th annual Grand Harvest Wine and Music Festival is set to take place Sun., Sept. 24 at Rutherfurd Hall.
Tickets are now on sale for this popular and elegant festival to be held from noon to 5 p.m. to benefit NORWESCAP and The Arc of Warren County.
Music will be featured renowned local musicians that include Electric Gumbo, Steve Kirchuk Band, Pentley Holmes, Grace Jensen and The BanjoDoodles. Upscale local food and craft vendors, and Rutherfurd Hall tours will be offered free of charge.
A number of award-winning New Jersey vineyards and wineries will also offer tastings, including Brook Hollow Winery, Villa Milagro Winery, Cava Winery and Vineyard, and Four Sisters Winery, with bottled wine available for purchase. Free tastings and an etched wine glass are included with the ticket price for those 21 and older.
According to Jon Male, senior vice president for PNC Bank and event founder, the event has been designed to offer a rich, family-oriented afternoon in the countryside as it raises both public awareness and much-needed funds for NORWESCAP and The Arc of Warren County.
“We are very excited that, in its 10th year, the Grand Harvest Wine & Music Festival has grown to accommodate a larger crowd and attracted many more sponsors and vendors,” he said. “It’s a wonderful opportunity for the entire family to enjoy great music and food, and we’ve kept the ticket price affordable so that families won’t feel a pinch after a long summer of activity with the kids.”
The Grand Harvest Wine & Music Festival offers a variety of sponsorship packages that give sponsors a high level of visibility to the 700-plus guests expected that day. Free shuttle bus service is available from the Panther Valley Mall, and special preferred parking passes are available for a $20 fee at The Arc, Norwescap offices, and at Panther Valley Pharmacy & Gifts, Calico Country Flowers and WRNJ Radio.
Tickets are available at a number of locations through Sept. 20 at $25, and guests under the age of 21 are admitted free of charge. SAVE $5 by ordering tickets online by Sept. 20. No pets or outside alcohol and other refreshments are permitted, but festival-goers are welcome to bring blankets and lawn chairs for field seating.
For tickets, preferred parking, and sponsor information, please contact Kevin Guyette at The Arc at 908-689-7525, ext.212, or Patrick Grogan at NORWESCAP at 908-454-7000, ext.110. Information may also be obtained by visiting www.grandharvestmusicfestival.com.

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