A taste of history

Paint, sip and create during the fifth annual Wine Walk

DAKOTA CITY — Guests will be able to take a stroll through all the unique historical buildings at the Humboldt County Historical Museum during the fifth annual Wine Walk on Saturday.

Not only will the walk offer wine to the guests, but there will also be entertainment and a wide range of vendors. Returning again this year, will be Kris Karr on acoustic guitar, along with Creative Spirits being there to allow guests to paint,sip, and create whatever they desire.

“The Wine Walk really brings something fun to the community and Humboldt area,” said Kathi Kolar, member of the Wine Walk Committee. “Holding the walk every year is a way for us to help bring funds and attention to the Historical Museum,”

“This year we have 12 different Iowa wineries joining us,” committee member Karri George said. “It’s full of music, fantastic wine sampling, shopping and great fun-filled day with family and friends.”

Providing food at the Wine Walk will be Miller’s Landing and Hy-Vee. They will have everything from pork sandwiches to kettle korn.

“Some of the vendors that will be present during the Wine Walk include Cocoa Bellissimo, Honey & Lace, IronWood Creations, Kay’s Crafts, Mary Kay, Premier Jewelry, RagRugs by Denny D, Scentsy, Wooden Yard Art by Steve Sandberg, Stripling Apiaries, Timeless beads by Kathy Jo, Young Living Essential Oils, Tastefully Simple, and many more,” said Kathleen Courtney, member of Wine Walk Committee.

New this year, the Wine Walk will have extended hours. From 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., the band Time Will Tell, from Des Moines, will be performing. They will play music from the 1960s through the 2000s.

The four-man band, including Kent Mick, a Humboldt native, plays a variety of originals and variations of rock and blues standards as well as rock medleys (Led Zeppelin, Hendrix, the Wallflowers, and Chris Stapelton).

Also from 3 to 7 p.m., Miller’s Landing will continue to provide food as well as the Iowa Craft Beer Tent.

The first 75 people who purchase tickets at Humboldt Hy-Vee will receive a goodie bag at the Wine Walk. Tickets can be purchased at Humboldt Hy-Vee courtesy counter, Personali-Tees, and KHBT.

Advance tickets cost $10, and $15 at the gate. Guests must be 21 and over to attend the Wine Walk.

“Guests will also be able to take home a wine tasting glass with them at the end of the walk,” Kolar said.

The fifth annual Wine Walk will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., along with extending their hours from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Humboldt County Historical Museum, 901 First Ave. N., Dakota City.