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Cork-toberfest happening at Buvon’s on October 6

From the press release:

Saturday, October 6, 4:00–9:00 p.m.
The Corkscrew + Buvons Wine Bar
203 N. Vine Street, Urbana, IL

Come hang out with us at the first annual CORK-TOBERFEST! The leaves are changing color and the days are getting shorter, so let’s kiss Summer goodbye and celebrate all of the things that help us get through the cold months to come! Shades (Mark Hartstein of Black Dog) will be grilling gourmet burgers and our staff will be pouring a beautiful selection of wine and Oktoberfest beers. If you have a sweet tooth, Strawberry Field’s Bakery will be selling delicious cookies, cupcakes, and pastries. The event will be held outside behind The Corkscrew + Buvons (in the event of rain, the festival will be held inside of Buvons) and will also feature a great variety of live music! Upon entering, attendees will receive a raffle ticket for great prizes for both wine and beer lovers alike. Don’t miss this extra special event!! Go Urbana Go! $5 Cover.


5:00–6:00: The Young & the Fretless (Bluegrass)
6:30–7:30: Morgan Orion (Folk/Doo-Wop)
8:00–9:00: Almost ‘A’ Quartet (Gypsy Jazz)


Shades’ beef burger patties are hand ground and made from chuck and brisket.
Bahn Mi: Pâté, pickled daikon and carrots, jalapeño, sriracha mayonnaise
Croque Salope: Fried local egg, Benton’s country ham, ementhal
Mushmouth: Blue cheese macaroni, Triple S bacon, sautéed mushrooms
Big mess: Bane farm beef chili, cheese sauce, onions
General Tso’s: Marinated tofu, spicy broccoli relish, veganaise


Good fries (with cheese sauce)
Messy fries (chili and cheese)
Veggie fries (spicy broccoli relish, sriracha mayonnaise)


Bell’s Oktoberfest ON DRAFT!
Great River Oktoberfest
Hacker-Pschorr Oktoberfest
2010 Generation 5 Chardonnay
2010 Dr. H Riesling
2010 Laya Garnacha/Monastrell Blend
2011 Arcangelo Primitivo


Free Saturday Wine Tasting for a year!
Employee pricing for a day!
Magnum Bottle of 2007 Kamen Cabernet Sauvignon, a value of $150!
Two 750 ml bottles of Duchesse De Bourgogne!
Duchesse Belgian Beer Chalice!
$20 gift certificate to The Corkscrew, Wine Tote Bag and Wine Bottle Opener!

Executive Editor

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