June 18, 2021: Malcolm Wells & The Two Timers
Music at the Winery

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

$5 Cover Charge per person. Music from 6:30-9:30 PM. Magoo’s Pizza DSM food truck will be here at 5:30-8:00pm if you want dinner as well.

Music will be outdoors weather permitting. Seating is limited so bring your lawn chairs or a blanket. Social Distancing is required. Face masks are required to enter the tasting room.

Come join Matt Woods, Dwight Dario, Patrick Recob, and myself Malcolm Wells for a rip roaring night of American blues music!!!

June 19, 2021: Tai Chi/Qigong for Health

10:30am to 11:30 am

Join us for a Saturday morning of TaiChi with Michelle Goodman a Board Certified Tai Chi for Health Instructor. Michelle is also a Certified Qigong for Health Instructor. Tia Chi is a series of relaxed, graceful, flowing movements accompanied by deep breathing that improves flexibility, stamina, balance and inner tranquility. Together with Qigong, body, mind and spirit unify, ultimately becoming meditation in motion. $25 person (includes 1 glass of wine). Tickets must be pre-purchased. Follow link to order: https://covered-bridges-winery.square.site/…/tai…/222. All you need is comfortable clothes and shoes.

June 26, 2021: Son Peruchos
Music at the Winery

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

June 27, 2021:
[Central/Western] Iowa Wine Festival

1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us for our 2021 Iowa Wine Festival Series, as we showcase and celebrate local Iowa wines being crafted throughout the state. The second of two events will be held at Covered Bridges Winery on Sunday, June 27th, our [Central/Western] Iowa Wine Festival will feature wine tastings from more than a dozen local wineries, live music from The Sons of Gladys Kravitz, local food provided by The Drift, grape and wine education sessions, an exclusive VIP experience and much more.BONUS – Experience [Eastern] Iowa wines at the first event in our series, being held on Sunday, June 13th at Park Farm Winery. Experience all that Iowa wine has to offer at the 2021 Iowa Wine Festival Series, get your tickets now!

July 10, 2021: Dueling Fiddles
Music at the Winery

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

$5 Cover Charge per-person. Music from 6:30pm-9:30pm. Join your favorite fiddlers on Saturday July 10th for an outdoor, foot-stompin,’ dance-along and sing-along concert at the Covered Bridges Winery- and don’t forget to bring your own lawn chairs! 2nd Ave Sandwich Food Truck available 6:30-8:30pm.

Comprised of violinists Hanna Wolle and Genevieve Salamone, the Dueling Fiddles are an entertainment duo that mix the rich sounds of the violin with layered accompaniment for energetic and engaging performances. This Des Moines-based duo performs a wide range of repertoire, ranging from Celtic Rock to modern pop favorites, that audiences of all ages will enjoy. Recent and upcoming performances include: Bacon Fest, Des Moines Christkindlmarket, CelebrAsian, Madison County Covered Bridge Festival and the World Food & Music Festival, among others. Genevieve and Hanna started their duo in 2012, after connecting as stand partners in the Des Moines Symphony. Their love of music, performing, and exploring the boundaries of music led them to start the Dueling Fiddles. What started as a fun project quickly evolved into a main stage performance act, and they enjoy performing and connecting with fans in Des Moines and across the Midwest. Their love of sharing their music with others fuels their energy on stage, and they guarantee a show where fans will walk away having enjoyed the music, energy, and virtuosic talent of the Dueling Fiddles.
https://www.duelingfiddles.com/
https://facebook.com/DuelingFiddles/
https://www.instagram.com/duelingfiddles
https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCLS8KtnYhRZbIGk7e4jzo4g

July 11, 2021: Jewelry Class: Wrap Rings

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon of wine and design. Sandra and Gina from 1st Avenue Collective will teach you how to transform a pre-cut fine silver or copper blank into an amazing ring. Learn to use a jeweler’s rolling mill to pattern your ring using lace, paper or corn husk. Then shape and polish into the perfect ring. Time permitting, ring blanks will be available to make more rings at an additional cost.No jewelry experience needed just a desire to create. This is a 21 and older event. Price includes 1 drink. Cost: $55.00 for fine silver or
$40.00 for copper. Purchase at: https://1stavenuecollective.square.site/

July 16, 2021: Jason Brown
Music at the Winery

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

$10 Cover charge per person, Music from 6:30-9:30pm. 2nd Ave Sandwich food truck available from 5:30-8:30pm. Music will be outdoors weather permitting, bring your lawn chairs or a blanket as seating is limited.
Country music recording artist, Jason Brown, has performed for hundreds of thousands of music fans across the Midwest. It is because of their continuing support, his dedication to the fans, and his loyalty and love for the music industry that Jason Brown is one of country music’s up and coming, innovative artists. Jason Brown has charted 5 songs consistently on the Billboard and MediaBase Country Charts. “Momma Was A Rebel,” “Touchdown,” “I’d Love You To Hate Me,” “You Don’t Play Fair,” and “We’re All In The Same Boat”. Brown has performed with country’s leading artists including: Blake Shelton, Rascal Flatts, Trace Adkins, Alan Jackson, Gary Alan, Luke Bryan, The Band Perry, Chris Young, Lee Brice, Randy Houser, Easton Corbin, and Little Big Town, to name a few.

July 17, 2021: Yoga & Wine Saturday
with Melissa Walker

10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us for a yoga class led by Melissa Walker followed by a complimentary glass of wine (or beverage of your choice). Cost is $25.00 per person follow link to reserve your spot,
https://covered-bridges-winery.square.site/…/yoga…/230

***Let us know if you need a yoga mat when you reserve your space! Be sure to arrive and set up no more than 10 minutes prior to class start!

July 18, 2021: Jesse Gutierres
Sunday Wine, Music & Sushi

2:00 to 4:00 pm

Music from 2-4pm No Cover. If you like what you hear, tip the musicians. Pho Wheels & Sushi food truck will be serving from 12-5pm. Jesse of Jesse & The Medicine Men will regale us this afternoon with his rich voice that covers a very wide range. He can vibrate the basement with his bass, and yodel to high falsetto.

July 31, 2021: Farm to Table Dinner
with Chef Aaron Holt

6:30 pm

TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE / TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE (All tickets are Will Call at the door the evening of the event)

IOWA RESTAURANT ASSOCIATIONS 2018 CHEF OF THE YEAR AARON HOLT, Guest Chef

Doors open at 6:00pm
$100/person – 5 courses (Menu Below)

  • Starter: goat cheese croquette / tomato-onion jam / basil chiffonade / fig vinegar reduction
  • Second: local mixed greens / La Quercia Prosciutto / honey-citrus vinaigrette / feta cheese / mixed beets / crushed pistachio
  • Third: braised Iowa pork belly / sweet corn purée / pickled mini sweet peppers / pea tendrils
  • Main: seared Iowa beef/ summer vegetable risotto / local joygrow mushrooms
  • Dessert: vanilla bean creme brûlée / mixed berries / mint

Music by: Powell/Anne Stein Flute and Guitar Duo Guitarist Aaron Powell and Flutist Anne Stein play a weekly gig at the Iowa Culinary Institute. Both Simpson College graduates, their combined experience includes a broad range of musical knowledge and experience in classical music, opera, jazz, rock, and contemporary music. Their repertoire includes everything from early classical guitar music (Bach, Scarlatti) to latin jazz standards (Jobim) and contemporary music (The Beatles, Chicago, Fleetwood Mac). Aaron and Anne bring just the right balance of ambiance and entertainment. The flute and guitar are a beautiful combination.

“Today’s Agenda: 1) Open. 2) Pour. 3) Sip. 4) Rest under a tree.”

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