By Susan A. Neufeld
Crestline, CA – The third Corks & Hops will take place in Crestline on Saturday, August 5, 2017, from 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 advance purchase on the website http://www.crestlinechamber.org/corksnhops, or $30 each day of the event. Tickets are available at the check-in-booths at Arrowhead Credit Union parking lot, or next to Hearth and Sage in Top Town.
There will be three FREE shuttles running from Lower Business District to Historic Top Town, in order to alleviate congestion. There will also be volunteers on the shuttles to direct people and answer questions.
SALSA TASTING CONTEST
Again there will be a Salsa Tasting Contest at ZenSpirations Oil Shop on Lake Drive. The salsas are from local restaurants. Toni’s, Goodwins and La Casita
BREWERIES AND WINERIES
The line up of breweries and wineries attending this month are: Joseph Fillipi,, No Clue Brewing, and Lagunitas Brewing.,Wildwood Oak Winery,Sycamore Ranch Winery and Stone Brewing, Stone Blues Brewing, Belching Beaver Brewing and Brew Rebellion. There are always a couple of last minute participants as well.
Restaurant samplings along the way will be Crestline Cafe, at the Oak Trunk, pour station, Goodwin’s at Lynn Wilson Real Estate pour station, La Casita at Ace Garden pour station and The Bear House Family Restaurant in Top Town.
VENDORS, ARTISANS AND ENTERTAINMENT
There will be Artisan & Vintage Vendors, curated by the Inspired Market. These will be along the tasting route, so you can fully enjoy their wares. Kathleen Everson and Branden Fergeson will be performing in Top Town, on the patio of the new malt shop — Fast Eddie’s, Little Bear Valley Blues at LG Antique & Gift Emporium,Ernest Partridge and Dubious Distinction at Ace Garden Center and Sweet Mischief and Two Way Light at the Arrowhead Credit Union main stage.
The Corks & Hops organizing group is still looking for volunteers. If you can please contact the Crestline/Lake Gregory Chamber at: http://www.crestlinechamber.org/corksnhops.