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Help us celebrate the start of Grape Harvest in the Meramec Highlands with our Second Annual Crush Festival! St. James Winery and Public House Brewing Company are hosting the event in The Gardens Saturday, August 25 from 11:00 a.m. to 11 p.m. You can find The Gardens at St. James between the winery and brewery.  (551 State Route B, St. James MO 65559).

There will be several fun, free activities going on all day long! Partake in a grape stomp, watch wine and beer making demonstrations, or hang out and listen to live music while exploring the delicious new menu The Gardens has to offer.

Schedule for the day:

Live Music
11:00 – 2:00 pm – Trilogy
3:00 – 6:00 pm – Hey Dave
7:00 – 10:00 pm – Even the Losers

Grape Stomp
12:00 – 4:00 pm

Demonstrations
10:00 am – Wine making demonstration
12:00 pm – Small batch brewing demonstration
1:00 pm – Wine making demonstration
2:00 pm – Cooperage demonstration
4:00 pm – Cooking demonstration

In addition to the activities happening in The Gardens, the St. James Taproom Mezzanine will be holding a ticketed Shrimp Boil dinner at 6:00 p.m. Each course of the meal will be expertly paired with our premier Winemaker Series wines. This dinner has limited seating and sold out quickly last year, so purchase tickets before they are gone!

Menu:

Starter: Featuring Winemaker Series Blend 43 (dry red) – House-baked beer bread with Mood Dance Farms grilled sirloin. Topped with cream cheese and fresh herbs whipped together with our stout onion jam.

Shrimp Boil: Paired with Winemaker Series The Folly (dry white) – Shrimp, crawfish, andouille, corn, potatoes, onions and spices.

Dessert: Served with Winemaker Series Chardonel (dry white) – Deconstructed fruit tart.

Purchase Shrimp Boil tickets: http://bit.ly/CrushFestShrimpBoil

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Crush Festival
Crush Festival in The Gardens at St. James Winery and Public House Brewing Company is Saturday, August 21st. This annual celebration is a fun and family-friendly way to kick off the Missouri grape harvest season.
Begin the day with an old-fashioned grape stomp, to be held in the parking lot from 11 am – 3 pm. Then, enjoy entertainment, a cold drink, and a bite to eat in The Gardens. Local musician Justyn Moreland performs live from Noon – 2 pm. From 2 pm – 3 pm, our friends at Independent Stave Company take center stage for a live cooperage demo. Watch up-close the art of crafting barrels that are used to age fine spirits, St. James Winery wine, and Public House Brewing Company beers. After the cooperage demo, local musician Mark Moebeck will perform from 3 pm – 5:30 pm, followed by a live cooking demonstration from our friends at US Foods. During the cooking demo, a Chef from US Foods will wow us with techniques and flavor combinations using some of your favorite Public House beers. To finish out this fun-filled day of celebration, the local duo The Velvet Bricks take the music stage at 6 pm and will play until 9 pm.
Crush Festival in The Gardens is a grape-stomping, toe-tapping, flavor-savoring way to kick off harvest season. We hope to see you, your family, your friends, and your pets on Saturday, August 21st, beginning at 11 am.
SCHEDULE:
11 am – 3 pm – Grape Stomp
12 pm – 2 pm – Live Music by Justyn Moreland
2 pm – 3 pm – Cooperage Demo
3 pm – 5:30 pm – Live Music by Mark Moebeck
5:30 pm – Food Demo
6 pm – 9 pm – Live Music by The Velvet Bricks
**This is a kid and pet-friendly event.