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Bacchus Wine & Food Festival 2018

Bacchus Wine & Food Festival – Feb 2, 2018

Divine Reception, 6-7pm, $125


Main Event, 7-10pm, $60 (beginning Monday, Jan 29, $70)


Bacchus, the God of Nature, Vine and Wine!

The Virginia Living Museum’s 14th annual Bacchus Wine & Food Festival – a Best of the 757 Gala!

Enjoy delicious samplings of fine wine, local restaurant fare and an eclectic mix of live music, entertainment and games.

Mingle with friends and colleagues amongst the beautiful museum galleries and exhibits.

Taste the bounty of Peninsula’s finest establishments, sway to the beat of live local musicians and make plans for your next get together with friends.

Divine Reception 6-7pm Includes Main Event – Limited number of tickets

We’ve reserved the best of the best for the Divine Reception. For a full hour enjoy exclusive samplings and priority access to all restaurants in a relaxing atmosphere. Not just a taste, we’ll fill your VIP glass with highly rated wines (90 points or more). Enjoy divine music. VIP parking is a breeze, close by. You’ll be more than ready for the Main Event at 7pm

Cost: $125

Main Event 7-10pm, $60   (beginning Monday, Jan 29, $70)

Gods and goddesses await you at this 14th annual gala fundraiser. You’ll taste fine wines from around the world and fabulous food selections by area restaurants. Enjoy an eclectic mix of live entertainment. The event supports science education at the Museum.

Cost: $60,   (beginning Monday, Jan 29, $70)




Bri Wehner Music,   earthy vibe will soothe your soul. Her songs present real stories with capturing melodies

Louis Vangieri,  an eclectic blend of instrumental acoustic guitar works and original pieces.

PC Duo,  classical guitar duo, Patrick Garrison and Cris Pelausa, of Norfolk



Presented by






Sponsored by



Jim Burnett; W. M. Jordan Company











Contact Rehn West for information about Bacchus sponsorships.

Event proceeds support community science education at the Virginia Living Museum.

cova-bestoflogo-2016Best of 757 Gold for Gala & Event

See photos from Bacchus 2017



Virginia Living Museum Bacchus Feb. 5, 2016 L to R: Terri Ann Shambach (outstretched), Dennis Beatty (in orange sweater) Tonya and Chris Lovelette (holding Terri’s hand)dsc_0111-webdsc_0107-webpc-duo-webfuzz-band-w