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Cabin Fever Event Series

Cabin Fever vendor holding sampleCome graze with us, celebrating Iowa’s rich culinary bounty with unique monthly tastings in our Visitor Center. Gather your friends and explore local food and beverage specialties made from Iowa agricultural products. Enjoy chatting with winemakers, micro-brewers, artisan bakers, cheesemongers, and other local food experts about their crafts, while tasting their wares in a casual atmosphere. LHF’s Cabin Fever event series showcases Iowa businesses through four events: Farms Uncorked, Cocktails & Comfort Food, Beer ‘n’ Bread, and Festival of Cheese.

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Cultivating Sponsor: Wells Fargo


Tickets

couple attending a cabin fever eventPurchase a Series Pass for discounted admission to all four events. Series Pass tickets are available online through January 26 at noon. Advanced ticket sales for each event end at noon the day before. Tickets may also be available at the door, if not sold out.

Advanced Tickets – $20 non-members / $18 members
Tickets at the Door – $22 non-members / $20 members
Series Pass (all 4 events) – $75 non-members / $60 members

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wineFarms Uncorked – Saturday, January 27, 3-6pm

Enjoy chatting with winemakers while tasting their wares in a casual atmosphere and shop the MarketPlace Gift Store for your favorite wines. Complimentary snacks and soft drinks are included. Advanced tickets are available online through January 26 at noon. Tickets may also be available at the door, if not sold out. Vendors include: Annelise Winery, Country Barn Winery, and Train Wreck Winery.

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cocktailsCocktails & Comfort Food – Saturday, February 24, 3-6pm

Pair cocktails mixed by Iowa artisan distillers with bite-sized sweet and savory comfort foods created by local eateries. Visit with distillers about the process of making spirits with Iowa grains. Advanced tickets are available online through February 23 at noon. Tickets may also be available at the door, if not sold out. Vendors include: Dehner Distillery and Mississippi River Distilling Company.

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beer tapsBeer ‘n’ Bread – Saturday, March 24, 3-6pm

Chat with micro-brewers and artisan bakers about their crafts, while tasting their wares in a casual atmosphere. Complimentary snacks and soft drinks are included. Advanced tickets are available online through March 23 at noon. Tickets may also be available at the door, if not sold out. Vendors include: Boone Valley Brewing Co., Confluence Brewing, Firetrucker Brewery, and NoCoast Beer Co.

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CheeseFestival of Cheese – Saturday, April 21, 3-6pm

Visit with cheesemongers, and other local food experts about their crafts, while tasting their wares in a casual atmosphere. Sign up for a 30 minute class exploring fondue with CJ Biernert of the Cheese Shop of Des Moines or cheese boards with Arielle Neher of Hy-Vee – class size limited. Advanced tickets are available online through April 20 at noon. Tickets may also be available at the door, if not sold out.

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