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Allegany Co. Animal Shelter Wine & Music Fest
Sat, May 13, 2017, 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
The 2nd Annual Allegany County Animal Shelter Beer Wine and Music Festival, sponsored by Hunter Douglas and Far Eastern Shore Winery, will be held Saturday May 13th at the Ali Ghan Shrine Picnic Grounds from 11am -8pm. Come enjoy great wines, a beer garden, and great music from nine local bands. The event will also have raffles, craft vendors and local artists who will be demonstrating their artistic techniques as well. Proceeds from this event will benefit the shelters animal care expenses.
Wineries featured this year include Charis Winery, Great Frogs Winery, Knob Hall Winery, Western Maryland Distributing, and West-Hill Winery. Adult beverage vendors also include Bold Rock Hard Cider and Queen City Creamery who will be serving adult shakes. The ACAS will also host a beer Garden featuring Western Maryland Distributing Craft Beer and domestic beer.
Nine local bands have donated their time and talent to entertain throughout the day. The music starts at 11am with the Acoustic sounds of Tim McGraw of Mcgrawenstien , followed at noon by the Hard driving classic rock of Diamond. 1pm local favorite Ally Norris with the Ally Norris Band. 2pm Black Velvet from Garrett County playing classic rock and country music. 3pm Hot Sause Willie playing a variety of Rock, blues, pop, R&B, 4pm Local power trio, Butter Scotch Blonde playing a variety of rock blues, funk, and dance music . 5pm Hard Metal favorites Shadow Burn. 6pm The Pilots Three-piece Rock group playing both original music and covers. the last band of the evening is Jaded a local four Piece Pop Rock Band from Cumberland, MD. Chris Tally returns this year as sound technician and Annette Wolford , ACAS Foundation Board member will MC the event.
The ACAS will be raffling a 2017 Harley Davidson XL883N Iron 883 from Triple S Harley Davidson in Morgantown. Only 200 tickets will be sold for this raffle. Ticket are $100.00 and are available at Southern States, Auto Zone in Frostburg, the Allegany County Animal Shelter or by calling 301-777-5930 or 240-362-8029.
Other activities will include a corn hole tournament and gaming. Special four-legged guests from the Animal Shelter will arrive to meet and greet the crowd at about 3:15 that afternoon and will be interviewing interested families.