Neighborhood Spotlight: Evanston Wine Walk

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It is a great opportunity to try out some new restaurants, taste some delicious wine and enjoy this beautiful area and it's happening before you know it!

More than 50 businesses are participating in this year's 6th annual Evanston Wine Walk, which is 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12. 

Who it supports

This year a portion of the ticket sales will go to the Rainbows for All Children, located right here in Evanston, in the heart of The Mile.

This organization supports our youth who are dealing with loss and grief in their lives. The loss can range from family separation to death of a loved one. This organization provides support these young people need and a great way for you to support them is by purchasing tickets to this event, along with raffle tickets, which will give 100% of its proceeds to them.

The event itself

Some of the participating businesses are brand new and it is a way for people to try them out, while others are long standing businesses and have been a part of this event since its inception.

You can stroll along The Main-Dempster Mile, sipping wine at over 40 locations and enjoying live music. Tickets are $30-35 if bought prior to the event at www.maindempstermile.com or can be bought the day of for $40-45 at 4 sites; Vinci Wine, Evanston Animal Hospital, La Principal, Firehouse Grill.

Also new this year, guests can purchase tickets for Taste of the Mile for $15. Taste of the Mile will be a dinner party that runs from 4:00-6:30pm where you will get a small taste of food from some of the restaurants on The Main-Dempster Mile.

How to help

Raffle tickets can be bought for this event and 100% of the proceeds from the raffle will benefit Rainbows for All Children. The raffle tickets can be purchased ahead of time at https://rainbows.org/events or in person the day of the event at Autobarn. The raffle will have many prizes from varying categories and could value up to $300 or above.

So grab your friends, your spouse, your co-workers or anyone who enjoys a night out and head on down. This event is something you won’t want to miss and is nice and close to home as well as supports a wonderful organization. 

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