Downtown Truckee Wine, Walk & Shop: Extend the fun this year with two extra events |

Downtown Truckee Wine, Walk & Shop: Extend the fun this year with two extra events

TRUCKEE – This year Downtown Truckee Wine, Walk & Shop organizers encourage attendees to maximize their fun with two activities that perfectly bookend the main event, Saturday, Oct. 2, noon to 4 p.m.,Kick off the weekend at the Sierra Senior Services’ Stomp Out Hunger grape stomp Friday, Oct. 1, 5 – 7 p.m. at the Truckee River Winery Tasting Room, 11467 Brockway Road, Truckee. Each four-member team will vie to produce the most juice in two minutes. Teams are comprised of a stomper, a strainer, a container holder and a grape re-filler. A fundraiser for Sierra Senior Services, the cost is $150 for each four-member team and there are 12 team slots available. The participation fee includes light appetizers, wine tastings and friendly competition. Spectator tickets, which also include wine tastings and appetizers will be available for $20 per person. For more information, call Sierra Senior Services at 550-7600 or visit next day, as the Downtown Truckee Wine, Walk & Shop event winds down, folks are encouraged to parlay their fun with a stop at the Dragonfly After Party. The $15 ticket includes passed appetizers, a no-host bar and some great live funk-style music.This is a perfect time to gather with friends and family members. Tickets for the seventh annual Downtown Truckee Wine, Walk and Shop are $30 in advance ($40 day of) and are available at A small $3 service fee applies for online sales. Synonymous with both the season and the locale, this event offers attendees a day of indulgence featuring wonderful wines, fabulous foods and splendid shopping – all in charming downtown Truckee.Each ticket includes wine tastings with more than 30 wineries, five food tickets, commemorative glass, program, passport and goodie bag. Have your passport stamped at each venue to be eligible to be entered in the Wine, Walk & Shop raffle. Prizes include selections from participating wineries as well as dining and lodging packages, gift certificates and more. The Downtown Truckee Wine, Walk & Shop is a fundraising event produced by Switchback Public Relations + Marketing, Inc. For more information, call 550-2252 or visit Submitted to

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