Saturday, April 13th – The Taste

This year enjoy a variety of spirits and hors d’oeuvres while visiting with friends in our bohemian patio area.  Meet with wineries, breweries, and distilleries from across the state while sampling their crafted products, all while enjoying select fares from local restaurateurs and specialty shops.

Maxout Entertainment will be providing entertainment throughout the evening sponsored by Nex-Tech Wireless.


The Taste Only Ticket – This is the Classic Taste ticket. This ticket grants you access to the Taste on the main floor of the Civic Auditorium at 6:30 pm, where we will have small food samples by local food vendors, entertainment, and unlimited samples from Kansas wineries, breweries and distilleries. Samples equal 1 ounce pours.  Ticket holders will also receive three full  pours at our bar stations. Tickets are $40.00 for the Classic Taste, and ticket holders must be 21 years old or older to enter the event.

There will be a limited number of tickets available at the door.

Dinner & Taste Ticket – This ticket includes a 4 course dinner crafted by the Culinary Arts department at Flint Hills Technical College (menu to be announced soon) and 2 drinks at our upstairs bar (Sangria and Beer Selection). Dinner will begin at 5:00 pm in the Little Theatre at the Civic Auditorium . Ticket holders will receive all inclusions of the Classic Taste Ticket.  Tickets for the Dinner & Taste event combo are limited to 100.  The Dinner and Taste combination tickets are $65 each, and ticket holders must be 21 years old or older to enter the event.  Tickets sales for the dinner have now closed.

The Menu

Artesian Platter:

House Cured Meats and Pickles,

Smoked Cheese, Grilled Vegetables,

Deviled Eggs with Salmon Cream Cheese Mousse Filling

First Course:

House Made Lamb Sausage Cassoulet,

Citrus salad with Fresh Herb Lettuce,

Pomegranates and Shaved Radicchio

Dressed with Fennel and Chive-Mint Vinaigrette

Second Course:

Banana Leaf Wrapped Beef Bulgogi,

Zucchini Fritters with “Zucchini Kim Chi”,

Cucumber-Mango Relish and

Spiced Pickled Watermelon

The Finish:

Lemon Panna Cotta with Smoked/Grilled Peach Compote,

Lavender Cream and Jalapeno Gastrique


***Please be advised admission to The Taste will be done electronically this year and each person entering MUST have a printed ticket to be scanned. Each ticket has a unique QR code; if you purchase more than one ticket, be sure to click each individual link and print each ticket***