Saturday June 18th from 12PM – Dusk
Sunday June 19th from 12PM – 7PM
Join us for the awesome 1st Annual Summer Solstice Handmade Market at the Wine Visitor + Education Centre, Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus. Admission is $6 (under 16 free). Visit http://www.handmademarket.ca for more information.
Shopping with 100 Artisan Vendors
Featuring artisans offering Jewellery, Hand-Sewn Bags, Fashion Accessories, Preserves, Natural Bath + Body Products, Original Art, Designer + Children’s Clothing, Home Decor, Artisan Wood Products and Time Pieces, Leather Goods, Hand Bound Books, Gourmet Food Trucks, Wine by the Glass, Live Music and more!
Sip & Stroll
Niagara College wine will available by the glass … you can sip as you stroll! The Niagara College brewery (also on campus) will be open and available for tours, samples and purchases as well.
Savour Gourmet Fare
Featuring gourmet food trucks including:
- Bench on the Go
- Bomberos Gourmet Nachos
- Busters Sea Cove
- Ello Gov’na
- Gotham Grill (Sat only)
- HomeTown Ice Cream
- Sweetie Pie’s Bakery
- Taco Queso
- The Flying G’nosh
- The Portobello Burger (Sat only)
- Tropical Temptations Coffee
- Ultimate Cinnamon Bun
- Urban Express (Sat only)
Mark Lalama Trio Live Concert
Grab some dinner from the food trucks and enjoy a live concert on the main stage featuring the Mark Lalama Trio in their only Niagara appearance this summer! Special opening act Ariana Gillis. Saturday evening from 5pm till dusk.
Pressed from the grapes of Niagara College and local vineyards, proceeds from this limited edition Cabernet Franc and Vidal ice syrup support the Junior Culinary Team Canada.
Cost: $45/per bottle, or $80/for two.
Join us at Benchmark for our first annual Brewmaster’s Dinner, March 23, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.! This is a four-course dinner (menu coming soon), with pairings perfectly selected and introduced by our Brewmaster Jon Downing and Chef Alex of Benchmark Restaurant. Parting gifts will be given to all attendees at the end of the evening.
Tickets are $100/person (taxes and gratuities are included). Purchase your tickets today at the Benchmark Restaurant, NC Teaching Winery, or NC Teaching Brewery at Niagara College’s Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus. Seats are limited; reserve your tickets now: call Elisabeth Vint at 905-641-2252, extension 4071 or Sarah Scott at 905-641-2252, extension 4623.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Benchmark! Our Valentine’s Day menu will be available for our dinner service on February 12, 13, & 14, 2016.
- Three Course Dinner: $45 per person (+ taxes & gratuities).
Includes appetizer, entrée & dessert
- Four Course Dinner: $55 per person (+ taxes & gratuities).
Choice of two appetizers, entrée & dessert
View our special Valentine’s Day menu or make your reservation today!
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