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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Oktoberfest Care for Kerry Fundraiser in the Heart of the Finger Lakes

Bartender, Kerry Brace, at Rogues' 

As many have already heard, our beloved bartender, Kerry, was diagnosed with kidney cancer. His prognosis is excellent and he has already had surgery. However, recovery is slow and the bills are piling up quickly. So, we've decided to host a benefit in his honor and toast to his speedy recovery.This Sunday, October 13, from noon till nine we will be throwing a big party and everyone is invited.
Here's the day's Oktoberfest  festivities so far:
Chicken BBQ noon till it's gone
Apple Bobbing for prizes noon till 4
Live Music at noon by Tru Blu
Wing Eating Contest 2:00
Live Auction 3:00 -Crossroads the Clown as our auctioneer!
Live music by Marc Ryan at 3 pm ish after auction
LFD Fire Truck here from 1 - 4 pm
Silent Auction & Raffles
Pies, cookies & hot cider
Craft Beer Tasting  (MUST BE 21) from 5 - 8 by: Bacchus Brewing, Bandwagon Brewing, Hopshire Farm, Southern Tier Brewing, Eve's Cidery & Rogues' Harbor Brewing Co.
Live Music in the brew house during the tasting by Moe Grasz
Live Music in the pub during the tasting by
All proceeds from the day benefit Kerry
10% of dinner sales Sunday evening benefit Kerry as well.
Dinner from 4 -9 pm
First pour for our Oktoberfest Brew (aka Braceenbrau)
Bratwurst with sauerkraut & mashers on special
We're so overwhelmed by the out pouring of generous auction items that we can't list them all. But, here's a sneak peek:
Wine Cruise for 2 by School's Out Charters
Long Point Winery Gift Card $25
Plantsmen Gift Card
Caricature Portrait Sitting $100
Perfect Painter's/Heritage Builder's Gift Card $200
YMCA Passes $90
Ithaca Bakery Gift Card $25
Cornell Team Signed Hockey Stick priceless!
Cornell Men's Hockey vs. Boston University at Madison Square Garden
Cornell Men's Basketball Tickets
Cornell Football Tickets
Cornell university T -shirts
Bakers' Acres Apples
Original print on canvas by Dee Sprague
Original print by Kelli Cox-Brady
Personal Touch Salon Gift Card
Reisling from Treleaven
Avon gift bag
One week in Myrtle Beach
One night's stay at the Rogues' Harbor Inn
Gimme Coffee
and so much more, more, more!
Please join us in celebrating Oktoberfest and raising some funds for our Kerry. See you Sunday!