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Sip and Saveur tasting and art show set for April 6
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Sip and Saveur is this coming Saturday, April 6, in downtown McMinnville from 6 to 9 p.m. Participants receive a commemorative glass while supplies last.

Tickets are available for Junior Auxiliary’s Sip and Saveur: Tasting and Art Showcase, an annual event offered in the beauty of Historic Downtown McMinnville.

It will be held this coming Saturday, April 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. The event is a showcase for local artists, local caterers, and businesses on Main Street.

“We are all very excited about the artist list which includes some previously featured event-favorite artists, and some who are new to the event in a variety of artistic media from wearable art to pit-fired clay, authors, illustrators and painters,” said Junior Auxiliary member Kimberly Feno. “A portion of funds from artists’ works sold throughout the night will go toward Junior Auxiliary of McMinnville events that we host throughout the year for children and families in the Warren County/ McMinnville area.”

Thanks to generous event sponsors, participating businesses, and artists, ticket purchases go directly toward funding JA events like upcoming Hopping into Health which is slated for April 20, and other JA events such as Christmas in the Park, Coats for the Community, and more. 

Approximately 20 businesses are participating: Magness Library, Furry Tales, The Doodle Fish, Citizens Tri-County Bank, Chamber of Commerce, Pirtle and Little, Hoover and Sons, Panther Creek, Ross and Ross, The Twisted Yogis, Edward Jones, Ashley’s Attic, Renewed Creations, Vintage Market, Vanilla Bean, Depot Bottom Brewery, Kimmi’s Tea Room, Wink Skincare, and Ryan J. Moore and McCay Wealth Advisory.

Artisans include mixed media with Ramona Mathis and Jay Walker, Chad McGee photography, Stephanie Fish artwork, Angela Lilienthal illustrations, Warren County High School art exhibit, May Wanamaker illustrations, Trey Kirby landscape art, Brandie Mansfield artist, Dusty Evans artist, Amy Brewer-Davenport artist, Duane Sherrill author, Stephanie Barnes jewelry, Maggie Sunsea fibers artist, Seth Wright graphic designer/illustrator, Gwen Copeland pottery, Chris Keathley photography, Lanaé Hodges, Beth Brown painter, and Amanda Crawford abstract acrylic on canvas. 

“Visitors can stroll to the different businesses and enjoy a very nice evening,” said Feno. “They can also visit the Heritage Museum and browse downtown shops, like Trendy Trunk, Randy Jane and Co., and Evelyn Taylor Avenue.

This is an adult-only event and age will be verified at registration.

Tickets are $35 in advance, and $40 the night of, and can be purchased at Security Federal on Main Street, the Warren County Chamber of Commerce, and McMinnville Physical Therapy. They can also be purchased online at paypal.me/jamcminnville and Venmo (search for jamcminnville@gmail.com). Online purchases available at will call at the event.