Wine tasting to benefit Brooke County Animal Shelter

WELLSBURG — Area residents will have an opportunity to sample an assortment of wines and enjoy a variety of music and food while helping the Brooke County Animal Shelter this weekend.

Top Flight Security, a Moundsville business that supplies security guards for various events, and the Fahey-Leavitt Insurance Agency have teamed to present a wine festival from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday at Wellsburg’s Fourth Ward Park, near 27th and Charles streets.

Admission is $40 for the event, which includes five samples of wine produced by Moss Farms Winery of Wheeling and live music by a wide array of local talents.

A portion of proceeds will go to the animal shelter.

Friday’s entertainment will include the Roger Hoard Jazz Quartet at 6 p.m. and 7 South at 9 p.m. Saturday’s lineup includes Pocket Change at noon, Chuck Lucas at 2 p.m., Stevie Lynn at 4 p.m., Tongue n’ Cheek at 6 p.m. and Bon Journey (a Bon Jovi and Journey tribute band) at 9 p.m.

Disc jockey Daner will serve as master of ceremonies on both days.

Saturday’s festivities also will include a classic car show, organized by the Ohio Valley Street Survivors, from noon to 3 p.m.

Marty Sansone, co-owner of Top Flight Security, said food vendors will be selling an assortment of edibles on both days.

Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance by calling (304) 810-4027 or (304) 281-9024.

Plans call for the event to be held rain or shine.


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