Enjoy an evening of incredible food, wine, and music at Hoppe's Garden Bistro in Cayucos while helping raise money for the developmentally disabled on Oct. 14 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Take in the jazz and swing sounds of Dawn Lambeth and the Usonia Jazz Band while partaking of a stellar menu, including shrimp and lamb kabobs, and fabulous wines from eight Central Coast vineyards, including Baileyana, Claiborne and Churchill, Foxen, Harmony Cellars, Kenneth Volk Vineyards, Norman Vineyards, Peachy Canyon Winery, and Shadow Canyon Cellars.
"To keep it interesting, we are hosting a silent auction," said Options Family of Services Director of Public Relations Lisa Hersch. "To top off the evening, we are hosting a raffle for a chance to win two round trip tickets from Los Angeles to Jamaica on Air Jamaica."
Options is a nonprofit organization that assists on a daily basis more than 200 individuals in San Luis Obispo and Northern Santa Barbara counties with a goal of providing full inclusion of clients into their chosen communities.
The cost is $75 per person for the full afternoon. Attendance is limited to 100 people, and pre-registration is required. For more information, call Lisa Hersch at 772-6066, Ext. 101. ...
Head out to Edna Valley Vineyards for their fourth-annual Release '06 Benefit for Breast Cancer, complete with a fashion show, hors d'oeuvres, an art show, and the release of Edna Valley wines on Oct. 29 from 1 to 4 p.m.
The cost is $30 per person, and pre-registration is required. Call Tina Hoppe at 544-5855, Ext. 42, to reserve a space.
Staff Writer Karen Velie compiled this week's Strokes and Plugs. Send your business news to firstname.lastname@example.org.