“Grape Escape Meets Hazel Hill Chocolate” is billed as Topeka’s premier wine and food festival, with silent and live auctions to benefit the Topeka Performing Arts Center and the community programs offered. This year, there will be fine chocolates from Hazel Hill Chocolate, a beer garden, cigar deck, and bourbon sampling.
Guests will have the opportunity to sample wines from some of the world’s leading vintners & local and craft beers, and taste gourmet hors d’oeuvres and food samplings from premier restaurants and caterers. Guests will also have the opportunity to bid on silent auction items. The evening concludes with a live auction featuring an array of fabulous and unique items.
The event will be held at TPAC on Saturday, October 18, with VIP entrance at 5:30 p.m. and Tasting Entrance at 6:00 p.m.
During the event, a silent auction will take place with gift baskets, signed memorabilia, gift cards, and so much more. Items donated from local businesses/organizations.
Live Auction & Entertainment
At 7:45 pm, TPAC will hold its annual Live Auction, includes items such as VIP Dinners, fine wines and vacations. Items must be picked up and paid for the night of the event.
Following the live auction, entertainment will be provided by Laugh Lines Improv Comedy Show.
The Grape Escape is an adults-only 21+ event. According to state law, a valid ID will be required from all guests for entry.
Tickets may be purchased in person at the TPAC Box Office or at www.tpactix.org
Grape Escape is TPAC’s primary fundraising event. It, along with corporate season sponsorship’s and the Friends of TPAC program, provide the financial support needed to bring great acts to Topeka and provide educational programs to the community.