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Chautauqua Rails to Trails
Chautauqua Rails to Trails invites you to explore the Webb Trail in Mayville while enjoying local wines at their second annual Wine Walk to be held Friday, July 26. The event will begin at 4:00 pm, with walkers starting in waves every half hour until 7:00 pm. Participants should gather at the Webb Trail trailhead, located to the left of Boxcar Barney’s (13 W Lake Rd.) in Mayville.
Pre-sale tickets are available for $25 per person on the Chautauqua Rails to Trails Facebook page or online at https://winewalkwithcr2t.eventbrite.com/. Tickets will be available for $30 each at the trailhead at the event. Designated Driver tickets are also offered at $15 per person. Members of Chautauqua Rails to Trails will receive $5 off per ticket. A maximum of 300 event tickets will be sold (50 per half hour). The event sold out last year, so we recommend purchasing a pre-sale ticket to secure your spot.
The event will feature six wine stops highlighting local wineries as well as a champagne station. Each stop will include a dry and sweet option as well as a food pairing. Local wines will be featured from Johnson Estate, Mazza Five & 20, Woodbury, Merritt, and Liberty Vineyards.
Three musical artists, Derek Houser, Rebecca McElvain, and Claud Shuckers, will each perform along the trail. Other fun activities on the trail will include a dice run, a selfie station, and a chance to meet your local rail trail advocates.
A rain date of August 2 has been set for the event. The event will go on if it is cloudy or just very lightly raining. If the day is expected to be very rainy and storming, we will postpone the event.
To participate in the wine tasting portion of the event, individuals must be 21 or older and present proper identification. Individuals under 21 are welcome to attend and may purchase a designated driver ticket. Parking is available by the dog park or in Mayville Lakeside Park across the street. Funds raised will be used to maintain the 25 miles of trail that make up Chautauqua Rails to Trails.
Chautauqua Rails to Trails is a non-profit organization whose mission is to acquire, develop and maintain multi-purpose recreational trails on or near abandoned railroad corridors for public use. For more information visit www.chaurtt.org or www.facebook.com/chautauquarailstotrails.