Open spots at Dining for the Arts events this summer, fall, & winter

All Dining for the Arts events with spaces still open are listed here. To make reservations, call (440) 964-3396 or stop in at our front desk. PLEASE NOTE: some of these events have only a handful of openings left, so we recommend that you you make reservations early. Addresses for private residence event locations are not posted here, but will be provided to you at the time you make reservations; all events are located in Ashtabula County.

Studio Tour & Table – August 3 at Humphrey Industries, 1486 Bridge Street, Ashtabula, 6 p.m.
Hosted by Meeghan Humphrey & Ralph Bacon, Ryan Humphrey
$75 per person
Visit the studio and workshop space of artist Ryan Humphrey, who will give a short talk and have a selection of his work on display in the studio. If you have ever wondered what goes on in that building, now is your chance to find out!
Menu
Apple Cider Margaritas, Savory Charcuterie Board including
Homemade Crackers, Preserves, & Mustards from Meeghan’s Kitchen
Roasted Garlic Caesar Salad
Triple Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Baked Garlic Rice
Carrots in Dill Butter
Green Bean Salad w/Tomato & Basil
Local Wines & Craft Beer
Rhubarb Cream Cheese Hand Pies
Flourless Chocolate Cake w/Raspberry Sauce
Late Harvest Wine & Coffee

Gourmet Pool Party – August 17, 5 p.m.
Hosted by Matt & Tina Perry, Jamie & Lisa Beacom
$65 per person
Bring your swimsuits, towels, & sunscreen, and enjoy an evening at the pool, with dinner served buffet style and a Bunko style cornhole tournament with prizes!
Menu
Yucatan Shrimp, Charcuterie Board
Smoked Beef Brisket
Gourmet Craft Burger Bar with all the Fixings
Elote Grilled Corn
Collection of Summer Salads
Roasted Potatoes & Seasonal Vegetables
Assorted Desserts & Fresh Fruit
Mojitos, Beer, Wine, Coffee

See You in September Fall Cocktail Party – September 7, 5:30 p.m.
$100 per person
Hosted by Kathe & Tom Picken, Phyllis Duffy Zala, Judy & Bruce Robson
Dress will be elegant casual.
Menu
Brie Soup
Sugar Snap Peas w/Wasabi Dip
Pear Compote w/Cheese Crostini
Mushroom Marsala Bruschetta
Crab Claws
Beef Tenderloin Bites
Roasted Shrimp
Paté
Craft Beer, Fine Wines, & Liquors

Local Landmark Road Rally – September 14, 4-10 p.m.
$75 per person
Hosted by Robinlyn Vogel
Team up with your friends or challenge them as your competitors! Spend the afternoon solving puzzles & riddles to find your way to several local landmarks, with dinner to be served at the final location of the evening. Plan to start your hunt with a full tank of gas and fully charged cell phones as the entire hunt is expected to take 2 1/2 – 3 hours. A special prize will be awarded to the first team to find the final location of the event.
Menu
No hints to our mystery landmark locations will be divulged through announcing menu, but many locally-sourced, delicious offerings will be served. Please let the hostess know if you have any special dietary needs or restrictions.

A Taste of the Harvest: Dinner on the Farm – September 21, 6:30 p.m.
Hosted by Chad & Ramona Kendzerski, Jessica & Derek Lebzelter
$75 per person
Enjoy an evening on the farm. Begin with drinks and appetizers at the beech timber-frame house. Take a farm wagon hay ride, experience bird watching, and explore the wetlands while learning about the conservation efforts on the farm. Finally, sit down to a classic farm dinner followed by desserts.
Menu
Assorted Appetizers
Fried Chicken
Mashed Potatoes
Salad
Creamed Corn
Four-Season Vegetable Medley
Scrumptious Desserts
Beer, Wine, & Signature Cocktails

Dinner and a Show: Southern Comfort – September 28, 5:30 p.m.
Hosted by Alex Asteinza & Bailey Seacrist, Bill & Mary Ann Kline
$75 per person (includes ticket to the show)
Enjoy a delicious Southern-style meal in the Arts Center gallery, then head into the theater for the G.B. Community Theatre production of Steel Magnolias.
Menu
Chicken & Waffle Bites
Deviled Eggs
Fried Green Tomatoes
Smothered Chicken
Southern Pork
Collard Greens
Mashed Potatoes
Black Eyed Peas
Cornbread
Assorted Southern Desserts
Peach Tea Punch, Southern Mule, Coffee

Night at the Gallery: a Masquerade – October 19 at Framed on Main, 4533 Main Ave, Ashtabula, 6:30 p.m.
Hosted by Anthony & Mariella Platano, Jane Haines & Chris DiGiacomo, Abram & Sarah Noufer
$75 per person
Hear live music by Lyn Rocco, learn to do the Waltz or the Charleston with Brenda Angle, and take part in a silent auction and Best Dressed costume contest. Come have fun and support a great cause!
Menu
Small Bites highlighting Local Chefs
Beer, Wine, Signature Drink

A December to Remember Holiday Party – December 7, 6 p.m.
Hosted by Ashok & Nafisa Kondru
$150 per person
Hold back the cold at a festive evening including live entertainment, a top shelf open bar, mingle dinner buffet, and valet parking.
Menu
Welcome Drink
A Variety of Hors d’oeuvres
Baked Potato Bar & Salad
Prime Rib (Carving Station)
Chicken Piccata
Grilled Halibut
Roasted Vegetables
Rice & Bread
A Selection of Desserts