A Taste of Mardi Gras: Food, Wine, Craft Beer and More Feb. 18


A Taste of Mardi Gras, this year’s Food and Wine Tasting Festival supporting the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra’s youth programs, will feature a jazz combo, tastes of 40 different wines, local craft beers and samples of cuisine from area restaurants, such as Aegean Greek Restaurant, Cafe Bienville, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Magnolia Grill, Peppers Mexican Cantina, Red Lobster Seafood Restaurant, Brozinni’s Pizzeria and several others.

Scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Raider Central of Northwest Florida State College in Niceville, the event will also include a silent auction containing a variety of items such as gift cards, art, jewelry and gift baskets.

Sponsored by the Northwest Florida Symphony Guild, the event raises funds to support the Symphony’s youth programs, such as the fifth-grade concerts and the annual John Leatherwood Concerto Competition.

Tickets are $50 and can be purchased by calling the Mattie Kelly box office at 850-729-6000 or online at www.MattieKellyArtsCenter.org.

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