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Red Wine and Brew Local Heroes Benefit 2019, buy tickets now!


Celebrate Fourth of July weekend with La Porte at the Red Wine and Brew 2019 Local Heroes Benefit and concert on Stone Lake Beach on July 3rd, coordinated by Bethany Lutheran Church and numerous community sponsors. This year, rising country stars will be featured such as Lainey Wilson, Tenille Arts and Dillon Carmichael, alongside famous country music artist, Rodney Atkins.

The tasting includes a plethora of the area’s best wine and beer. Tasting ends at 6pm, and the cast bar will remain open until 9pm. See the array of options below.

redwineandbrew2As for food, there is so much in store. Sims Meat Packaging, Garwood Orchards, and Spire Catering will be offering BBQ sandwiches, grilled sweet corn, BBQ brats and so much more delicious summer...

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