What’s on in the Bench: Aug. 21 -23

Here is what’s on for the weekend of Aug. 21-23 Listed below are public events planned in Grimsby, Beamsville, Smithville, Jordan Station, Vineland and area.

Friday, Aug. 21

Grimsby blood donor clinic

*Urgent need for blood donation* There will be a blood donor clinic in Grimsby on Aug. 21 at the Livingston Activity Centre. Residents who wish to donate must book an appointment. Click to book now and save a life.

Fri-YAY trivia night at Station 1 Coffeehouse

Trivia Night at Station 1 Coffeehouse in Grimsby runs every Friday, weather permitting. Groups of 6 required. Adults only. To reserve a table on the Southern Comfort Patio at the back of the building call the cafe at 905-309-4000 or drop by to book in person. For more info click here.

Saturday, Aug. 22

Flat Rock Cellars food truck visit 

Flat Rock Cellars will host a different food truck from 2pm to 5pm most saturdays in August. Visitors can walk-up and order, then grab a glass of wine to sip with their lunch or dinner meal.

Flat Rock is located at 2727 Seventh Ave, Jordan Station, ON L0R 1S0 (click for map)

Sunday, Aug. 23

Risotto night at Casa Toscana

Risotto Pescatora Big Pan night at Casa Toscana in Grimsby. Risotto will made from scratch and prepared in a big pan on the patio for guest entertainment. Music on the patio. The dinner is 50$ per person and includes drinks, taxes and gratuities, an appetizer and gelato as dessert. Space is limited, booking is mandatory with deposit. To book your plate call 289-235-8888.

Events running all weekend, Aug. 22-23

Summer patio season is in full swing

AROUND THE BENCH COMMUNITIES – The Bench is home to many breathtaking patios in scenic surroundings across Jordan Station, Beamsville, Vineland and Grimsby. Many of them sit on the grounds of palatial wineries with sprawling estates and spectacular views. They serve premium wines and have restaurants that offer farm-to-table fare. Add these patios to your local summer things to do list. Reserve seats in advance. Seating is spaced according to Ontario’s Phase 2 reopening guidelines. https://niagarainfo.ca/best-summer-patios-beamsville-grimsby-smithville/

Tasting passport to six wineries

Cornerstone Winery, Calamus, London Born Wine Co., Sue Ann Staff Estate, Rockway, and Harbour Estates have come together to offer a wine passport. Each ticket includes a wine tour for two people at the six wineries. Guests will enjoy three tastings at each winery. There is also a VIP option which includes 1 bottle of wine per passport at each three of the wineries (wine chosen by winery).

To partake in this experience, visit WagJag to purchase the passport

Start planning for next weekend…

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020

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Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020

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