“Artini – Virginia Made” at Boathouse Live

The PFAC Board of Advisors is excited to announce the 7th Annual Artini – Virginia Made. This year, the event is taking place at Boathouse Live Friday, March 2nd.

Local mixologists will compete to create the best cocktail using ingredients made in Virginia. Attendees will choose the winner. Enjoy amazing appetizers from Circa, Waypoint, Harpoon Larry’s, P.F. Chang’s, Second Street, Fin, Riverwalk, Juan’s, Kismet, Mellow Mushroom, Schlesinger’s and of course Boathouse Live.

Tickets are $60 in advance and $75 after February 23rd. Admission includes drink tastings and food pairings. Enjoy great food, exquisite drinks and live music by Plastic Eddie. This event is from 6-9pm.

For more info and to purchase tickets online, click here.

“The Virginia Craft Spirits Road Show” at The Mariners’ Museum

Attention all lovers of local spirits! Saturday, February 10th, The Virginia Craft Spirits Roadshow comes to the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News.

This exciting event will highlight eight Virginia distilleries, plus Norfolk’s Smartmouth Brewing. Participating distilleries include Belle Isle Moonshine, Chesapeake Bay Distillery, Copper Fox Distillery, Ironclad Distillery, James River Distillery, KO Distilling, Virginia Distillery Company and Vitae Spirits Distillery. Area restaurants providing food will be Supper, Gosport Tavern, The Public House and Still Worldly Eclectic Tapas.

Tickets will include all samples of artisan spirits, craft cocktails, local beers and delicious southern food pairings. Guests can enjoy spirits neat or experience the same spirits in a carefully crafted cocktail. Tickets purchased in advance are $25 for one, $45 for two or $60 for three. Advanced ticket sales end February 9th. This event is from 4-8.30pm.

For detailed info and to purchase tickets, click here.

“Speakeasy Night” at Fin Seafood

Fin is excited to announce another awesome event in Port Warwick. Saturday, September 23rd, Fin Seafood will host their 2nd ‘Speakeasy Night’. The private room in the back of the restaurant will be transformed into a Speakeasy for one night only.

This will be an incredibly fun and different cocktail party. Mixologist Robert Gregory will have 5 specialty cocktails paired with 5 vegetable hors d’oeuvres from Chef Kenny. This event will begin promptly at 9pm. Drinks and food will be served every 30 minutes. Tickets are $65 per person. You must call (757) 599-5800 for reservations.

For more info, and the detailed menu, visit facebook.com/FinPortWarwick

“Facebook Live Bourbon Tasting” with Ironclad

If you’re a fan of good bourbon and haven’t had the chance to try Virginia’s own Ironclad, here’s a perfect opportunity. Tuesday, August 1, Ironclad will host a ‘Facebook Live Bourbon Tasting’. This live broadcast will allow you to remain in the comfort of your own home (and favorite chair), and get to know the family behind the business.

Enjoy learning how to properly taste whiskey while the creators taste the latest batch of Ironclad Bourbon. You’ll also learn how to create a delicious summer cocktail with a behind-the-scenes peek at Ironclad’s future tasting room. Don’t miss it! Tune in from 6-7.15pm.

For more info, visit the Facebook Event Page.

“Speakeasy Night” at Fin Seafood

Saturday, April 1st, Fin is excited to transform their private back room into a Speakeasy in celebration of their new cocktail menu. This exclusive event will feature five cocktails paired with five carefully crafted hors d’oeuvres.

This is your chance to be the first to sample the new items and enjoy the ambiance of a Speakeasy. The evening will begin promptly at 9pm with the first pairing. Tickets are $65 per person. Call to make a reservation at 757-599-5800.

For more info, visit finseafood.com or the Facebook Event Page.