Mother’s Day at the Winery
Sunday, May 8th, 2016 2:00-5:00pm
Give your mother what she really wants this Mother’s day: an afternoon of music, dancing, and wine! Bill Martin Group will be playing from 2-5pm this Sunday.
All moms are welcome to a complimentary glass of Sangria.
Creative Spirits – Wine and Painting
Creative Spirits is now booked at Snus Hill Winery every third Thursday evening, 6:30-8:30 pm, of every month. A fun event for friends, bachelorette groups, or couples. For more information, call 515-509-2265, or firstname.lastname@example.org, and to register go to Creative Spirits.
Live Music May Schedule
Snus Hill Winery YouTube Channel
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