Third Annual Gourmet Alley Walk
Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden, 2701 Clifton Ave., will be the site of the Third Annual Gourmet Alley, co-produced by Northern Illinois Botanical Society and On The Waterfront, Inc. on Sunday, Sept. 30. Thirty vendors will be on hand to offer patrons opportunities to sample and purchase from a wide variety of gourmet foods, snacks, world-class wines and craft beers. A sampling of items includes smoked cheese and meats; gourmet Italian foods and oils; dessert sauces; dips and dipping bowls; beer bread; salsas; teas and accessories; dressings and fruit spreads; apple products; and more.
The event will feature a childrens hands-on activity area, cooking and ice sculpting demonstrations, and a wine and beer garden with live entertainment located in the Fountain Garden of Klehm Arboretum.
The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 in advance and $11 at the gate. Advance tickets are available through Sept. 29 at Klehm Arboretum, Crimson Ridge, Ditullios, Fritchens Nursery, On The Waterfront office, Valley Orchard in Cherry Valley, Distinctive Gardens in Dixon and The Wine Shop at Town and Country in Roscoe. Tickets will be sold the day of the event at Klehm Arboretum.