Saturday, June 24 is the date for the Wylde Center’s annual Beer Garden and Silent Auction Fundraiser. The popular event brings together a number of local brews, food and music for a casual evening outdoors at the Oakhurst Garden, 435 Oakview Road, Decatur. A VIP Happy Hour begins at 4:30 p.m., while the main event lasts from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 for members and $50 for non-members. VIP tickets are $250 per pair and include additional benefits such as admission to the VIP party, access to sponsor/patron lounge, deck and restrooms, early bidding on auction items and more. All tickets are available at www.wyldecenter-beergarden.squarespace.com/. The Beer Garden will be held rain or shine. The evening is presented by Chip Wallace of Keller Knapp Realty (www.ChipWallaceRealEstatae.com) and all attendees must be at least 21 years old.
Silent auction items will include vacation getaways, restaurant gift certificates, spa packages and other enticing items and experiences. Each guest will receive a free souvenir Wylde Center pint glass so they can sample brews from Sweetwater Brewery, Wild Heaven Craft Beer, Treehorn Cider and more. The menu will include tastings from a number of local restaurants including Farm Burger, Pallookaville Fine Foods and Matador Cantina at the main event, plus Southern Food Revival at the VIP Happy Hour. Live music will be provided by The Benders. VIP Ticket holders will also enjoy signature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and special desserts.
In addition to Chip Wallace, the Beer Garden Silent Auction and Fundraiser is sponsored by Decatur CoWorks and Mixit Marketing.