7th Annual Independence Uncorked Winefest
The 7th Annual Independence Uncorked Wine Festival, one of the largest wine festivals in the state, is scheduled for September 14, 2019 on the grounds of the Historic Bingham-Waggoner Estate.
Independence Uncorked features 25 Missouri wineries sampling several of their wines, a guest spirits distiller, and over 2,500 attendees. The day will also feature art, music, beer, food booths and wine classes. The event is hosted by the Rotary Club of Eastern Independence and presented by Stewardship Capital.
The cost is $30 in advance and $40 at the door. Ticket includes a wine glass for all and four-bottle wine bag for the first 2,000 people.
The Bingham-Waggoner Estate is an 1852 mansion and estate once owned by George Caleb Bingham, the famous Missouri artist. Proceeds from the event will go towards various national and local charities supported by Rotary. Beneficiaries have included the McCoy Park all-inclusive playground, Great Plains SPCA, Community Services League, Independence School District Character Plus Program, Special Olympics, Shoes for Orphan Soles, Shelter Box, Job One, CAPA, Hope House, Rotary Youth Camp, Drumm Farm for Kids and the Rotary Foundation to name just a few. This year’s charity of choice is Restoration House of Greater Kansas City-Ending Human Trafficking.
Bring your lawn chairs and spend the afternoon. No outside food or drink allowed, but food will be available for sale.