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Tasting at Pavilions kicks off 17th annual Race for the Arts

The Race for the Arts Food & Wine Tasting will take place Aug. 15 at Pavilions Shopping Center. The race takes place Aug. 22.
The Race for the Arts Food & Wine Tasting will take place Aug. 15 at Pavilions Shopping Center. The race takes place Aug. 22.

Sip fine wine, nip on some appetizers and enjoy local music at Race for the Arts “Off to the Races Food & Wine Tasting.”

The event will be 5:30-8 p.m. Aug. 15 in the courtyard of the Pavilions Shopping Center on Fair Oaks Boulevard in advance of the 17th annual Race for the Arts 5K & Fun Run and the Arts Festival, which is one week later, Aug. 22, at William Land Park.

The tasting will feature appetizers from local restaurants: Cafe Bernardo, Fabian’s Italian Bistro, Fahrenheit 250, Garden to Grill, Piatti’s Italian Ristorante & Bar, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Susie Cakes, Sutter Street Steak House, The Mandarin Restaurant, and Insight Coffee.

Wine samples will be available from Barefoot Winery, Rombauer, Andis Wines, ClineCellars, Clarksburg Wine, Wise Ville Winery and Bogle Winery. In addition, beer will be provided from New Helvetia Brewing Co.

Local entertainment will be by Galena Street East, the Sacramento Youth Symphony and the Sacramento Guitar Society.

Tickets are $50 and available at www.raceforthearts.com or at the door. For further information: (916) 966-8893

Jennifer Crane: 916-321-1161, @Jenn_Crane

Editor’s note: This report was changed on Aug. 5 to correct the date of the Food & Wine Tasting.

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