The 11th Annual Malibu Family Wines Grape Crush & Harvest Festival returns to Malibu this Sunday, Sept. 25, to benefit LA-based non-profit City Hearts: Kids Say Yes to the Arts.
The event will take place from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Saddlerock Ranch, the spectacular, private Malibu estate at 31727 Mulholland Highway, which visitors can only experience by attending a wedding or one of three annual events including this one.
Celebrities slated to attend include “Glee” star Max Adler (aka “Dave Karofsky), actress Jane Seymour, Nic Harcourt of MTV and KCSN Radio as Emcee, and Indie music sensation Inara George of the bird and the bee and The Living Sisters in a Special Live Performance. Sponsors include HSBC Private Bank, Beverly Hills Porsche, GreenTow Mobile Solar, O.N.E. Coconut Water, The Water Guys and Topanga Film Festival.
Guests will enjoy unlimited sampling of signature dishes from more than 20 local gourmet restaurants including Four Seasons Westlake Village (Onyx), Longshot Coffee, Nothing Bundt Cakes (West Hills), Padri Restaurant, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Sam’s by the Beach, Smoke City Market, Sweet Butter Kitchen and Wolf Creek Restaurant & Brewing Company, as well as Malibu Family Wines’ heralded Semler Rose and Cabernet Sauvignon, and Saddlerock wines.
With the eco-friendly theme of “City Hearts Goes Green for the Arts,” the event will feature Gourmet Restaurant Row, Wine Bars, Top Chefs, Barefoot Grape Crush, Fred Segal Salon Foot & Nail Spa, Eco-Film Screening Böx, Recycled Art Show, Kids’ Games & Crafts (such as The Big Draw LA sketchbook project) and Luxury Silent Auction — items have included Richie Sambora’s hat, Bon Jovi’s guitar, a painting by Pierce Brosnan, art classes with Jane Seymour, “American Idol” Finale tickets with limo, and Paul Mitchell Hair Care products from John Paul DeJoria.
With glassware, bamboo utensils and dinnerware, the event will be nearly zero-waste and powered by a solar trailer!
Admission (including on-site parking) is $85 for adults; $35 for children (age 5-20); $125 for VIP Tickets; $195 for the Family Pack (2 adults and 2 children).
The event is expected to sell out. For tickets, call City Hearts at (310) 455-2898, or www.cityhearts.org.
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