The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Dickson City will hold its eighth annual Mardi Gras wine tasting event on Saturday, Feb. 10, 5-8 p.m. at the St. Mary’s School Gymnasium on Dundaff Street in Dickson City.
The annual event includes wines from homegrown vintners including: Richard Bianchi, Nordi Gambini, George Kollar, Steve Pendrak, Mike Peregrim, Rich Pirammi, Joe Rudalavage, Richard Wowk and Jeff and Dawn Noccella. Established wineries that are participating include: Capra Collina Winery, Lucchi Family Cellars and Case Quattro.
The Mardi Gras Wine Taste also features numerous appetizers, homemade foods and desserts from committee members, parishioners and volunteers. There will also be music provided by Sarah Marie and Joseph. The cost of a ticket is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Designated drivers can get in at a cost of $10 and must be paid at the door. Tickets can be purchased by calling the church rectory at 570-489-2091 or by calling 570-878-3373.
The Mardi Gras Committee includes, from left, front row: Ann Krause, Monsignor Patrick Pratico and Jeffrey Kovaleski. Back row: Jack Horvath, Nancy Angeloni, Mariella Selvenis, Carole Paswinski and Judy Rudzinski.
Leona Lebida, Sophie Padilla, Lorraine Malevich and Andy Krause are also on the committee.