Events at Salado Winery
The 5th Annual Salado Yard and Garden Tour will be October 8 from 10 am to 4 pm. We’ll be pouring our wines at the Salado Sculpture Garden Reception from 4:30 – 6:30 pm.
The event will showcase the broad range of manicured and native landscapes and gardens that are the hallmark of the Village. The tour is self-paced and will feature eleven inspirational private and public properties with unique landscaping features, beautiful gardens, original sculpture and whimsical art, and more. Attendees will be able to discuss features and maintenance care with the homeowners of each property. Master Gardeners and Master Naturalists will serve as docents to provide additional information.
Tour tickets are $15 per person. They are now available for sale on line at www.keepsaladobeautiful.com. They may also be purchased in advance at the Salado Chamber of Commerce located at 813 N. Main Street. All proceeds from the tour go toward the Salado Sculpture Garden Improvement Project.
Chocolate & Wine Weekend, September 16th, 17th, and 18th – three days of activities and events sure to please even the most passionate of chocolate lovers! Chocolate and wine will be paired, a Chocolate Trail can be followed and a “Death by Chocolate” contest is in the works. All the events will take place throughout the Village of Salado and the participant may pick and choose what they want to purchase.
Friday, September 16th Adults Only-21 & Over-“Evening of Chocolate & Wine” from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Salado Winery at 841 N. Main. Premier Salado wines will be paired with decadent chocolates. Tickets are $44.95 per person with a 50 person limit.
Saturday, September 17th Family Friendly – “Get your Hands Dirty with Chocolate” – Calling all kids for this hands on event from 9:00 p.m. till 10:00 a.m. at Sir Wigglesworth’s Homemade Fudge Factory co-located with Mud Pies Pottery. Titia, owner and fudge-making expert shows you how to really dig in and create some exotic concoctions that only a chocolate lover can appreciate! Tickets are $14.95 per person with a 10 person limit.
Adults Only – 21 & Over – “Big Kid’s Fun” from 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. -Titia, owner of Sir Wigglesworth’s Homemade Fudge Factory and
Mud Pies Pottery is the creative host for this event designed for the adult chocolate lover interacting and participating to invent chocolates infused with various alcohol flavors. Tickets are $22.95 per person with a 10 person limit.
Adults Only – 21 & Over – “Chocolate & Wine Trail” from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. all around the Village. Use your Passport and follow the
signs to guide you and ride the trolley to follow around this “trail of sweet chocolate dreams” featuring multiple stops around the
Village. Some stops feature chocolate and wine and others a fun chocolate experience. Tickets are $29.95 per person and must be
purchased in advance.
Family Friendly – “Death By Chocolate Desert Contest” from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. held at the Salado Public Library and hosted by The
Friends of the Salado Public Library. Pre-enter your favorite chocolate recipe for a chance to win prizes, then come to the library to check out the competition and vote on your favorites. Free Event. For further information call the Library at 254-947-9191.
Adults/Family: Lunch at Alexander’s Distillery at noon. Lunch options: Bison Slider – buffalo meat, goat cheese, bacon, and a balsamic and baker’s chocolate reduction. Crab Cake Slider – Chesapeake Bay crab cake with Old Bay aioli, romaine lettuce, and tomato. Shaved filet mignon, pepper, onions. All are paired with Burgundy wine. Tickets are $25.00 and must be purchased online.
Adults/Family – “Dinner at The Range at the Barton House – Evening – End your day at The Range at the Barton House for a special dining experience prepared by The Range team featuring Salado’s wineries and a menu pleasing to every palette. $59 per person with
a 32 person limit.
Sunday, September 18th Adults/Family – “Chocolate & Champagne Brunch” One seating at 11:00 a.m. at Alexander’s at Inn on the Creek. Indulge in a Chocolate & Champagne Brunch to finish off your chocolate ecstasy weekend! $49.95 per person with a 30 person limit.
more information and links to tickets at http://salado.com/calendar
Saturday, September 10, 2016, 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Harker Heights Community Park
1501 East FM 2410
Harker Heights, TX 76548
We will be next door in Harker Heights pouring our wonderful wines at the Harker Heights Community Park. For tickets and more information, check out http://www.hhfoodandwine.com/
From the website…
THE FESTIVAL OFFERS A PROMENADE OF BEVERAGES AND CULINARY DELIGHTS TO BE SAMPLED AND PURCHASED BY THE VISITORS FROM HARKER HEIGHTS, KILLEEN, FORT HOOD, TEMPLE, AUSTIN, COPPERAS COVE, WACO, GEORGETOWN AND BEYOND, WHILE LISTENING TO HOT SUMMER SOUNDS BEING PLAYED FROM THE SHADY HILLTOP OVERLOOKING THE VENUE.
Friday, July 8th from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. the Salado Chamber of Commerce/Tourism Bureau will host its annual Salado Swirl. Experience and enjoy the wine offerings as you see, sniff, swirl, sniff, sip and savor! Stops will have wine and food offerings that are pleasing to all culinary palettes. Trolley transportation is available between stops.
Tickets are $29.95 per person and you must be 21 or over to participate. Passports are provided and must be presented at Swirl locations. Tickets are limited and must be purchased online.
Looking for a place to stay afterwards? Salado lodging, great eats, and more are listed at www.salado.com
Monday, July 11th, 7-9 pm–Please join us! We will discuss the book “Me Before You” by Jojo Moyes. Feel free to bring a snack or sweet to share. Wine will be available to purchase ($6/glass). Open to anyone who is interested. If you cannot come, join the Facebook group to learn about upcoming books at https://www.facebook.com/
And yes! you can run out and watch the movie if you don’t have time to read the book 🙂
Monday, June 13th, 7-9 pm–Please join us! We will discuss the book “What Alice Forgot” by Liane Moriarty. Feel free to bring an snack or sweet to share. Wine will be available to purchase ($6/glass). Open to anyone who is interested. If you cannot come, join the facebook group to learn about upcoming books at https://www.facebook.com/
Saturday, June 18, 10 am – 3 pm
We would like to invite pet owners, their pets, and anyone else who loves animals for a day of doggone fun at the 5th annual Dog Daze of Summer Festival. This year’s event will take place at the grounds of the Salado Winery; June 18, 2016 from 10am -to 3pm. Admission is free for all. Bring your furry friends and enjoy an array of animal themed vendors, music from a live jazz band, food and treats for you and your pets; as well as several contests.
A pet costume contest, best trick contest, biggest dog contest, and smallest dog contest will take place for a chance to win prizes. There will also be a raffle every hour (must be present to win), that includes a round of golf for four. Raffle tickets are only $5!
The Salado Chamber is thrilled to have a chance to give a portion of the proceeds to the Operation K9. Sponsorships and vendor spaces are still available, please contact Erin at the Salado Chamber of Commerce at 254-947-5040, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.salado.com.
Bring all of your family and friends, furry or not, to a great day of fun in our community!
6 pm Wednesday, May 18th at Chill Grill in Killeen, TX
We are extra excited to announce The Chill Grill in Killeen will be caring our wines! We will be holding a special tasting with the Winemaker, June Ritterbusch, on Wednesday May 18th between 6 and 7:30PM. She will be sharing the nuances and stories about her wines. It’s going to be a gorgeous taste of Salado as we will also have LIVE music from BenJamin Guenther who is also from Salado.
The event is $5 to attend and, of course, we want you to buy gallons of wine and drinks so that we can bring more lovely events like this to you as often as we can!
RSVP by purchasing a ticket with the link down below so that we know what to expect. The Chill Grill is located at 10540 TX-195, Killeen, TX.
It’s going to be a delicious night at Chill Grill. Cheers!!!
Wednesday, May 25th at the Republic Bar and Grill , 302 W Veterans Memorial Blvd, Harker Heights, TX 76548, From 6-7:30 PM with winemaker for the Salado Wine Seller & Salado Winery Company, June Ritterbusch, as she describes the Texas wine she grows and makes in Salado, TX. Tastings are $10.00. More information https://www.facebook.com/events/1864604277099788/