For some, weekends are made for chores. For some it's spending time with family and friends. For others weekends are for drinking beer, and for many they are for drinking wine.

If you happen to fall in the "weekends are made for wine drinking" category, gather up all your fellow wine lovers and spend your Saturday sippin' and shoppin' in Freeport.

Tomorrow, Saturday, May 22, from Noon to 4 p.m. is the 3rd annual 'Pretzel City Winefest', and it sounds like it will be a lot of fun for all!

According to greaterfreeport.com;

Wineries from around the region are showcased at participating storefronts in Downtown Freeport where attendees can walk around and try their favorite varieties while shopping a variety of locations they may miss on a normal trip to downtown.

You do have to buy a ticket to attend Pretzel City Winefest, but the good news is it's not too late to do so!

A general admission ticket costs $25 and includes;10 tasting tickets, a souvenir tasting glass, and a wine bag. Buy tickets now, here.

Here's how the event works according to the Pretzel City Winefest event page;

Fill your glass at downtown locations including:
Mort's Bar and Grill - 114 S. Chicago Ave.
Pub 219- 219 E. Stephenson St.
The Wagner House - 1 E. Spring St.
This Is It Eatery- 16 S. Chicago Ave.
Bourbons on Main - 109 S. Galena Ave.
Once you've filled your glass, venture to more than 25 boutique and shopping locations in Downtown Freeport while you enjoy your wine.

So, what do you think? Does tomorrow sound like a great day to drink wine and shop 'til you drop? I think so too.

 

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