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May 2019
May 11 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Blue Sky Vineyard, 3150 S. Rocky Comfort Rd.
Makanda, IL 62958 United States

Join us for an afternoon of fun and fantastic blues music at the vineyard as we say “Hat’s Off” to the new graduates.  Bring a lawn chair, a good friend or two and enjoy  fine wine, great music and the company of good friends in a Tuscan setting deep in the scenic Shawnee National Forest. Local artisans will also be on hand selling their wares.  Browse through the tents.  You may just find something you can’t live without. Music By:…

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May 18 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Blue Sky Vineyard, 3150 S. Rocky Comfort Rd.
Makanda, IL 62958 United States

Join us for the 144th running of the Preakness Stakes. Celebrate horse racing and the tradition of this amazing race with award-winning Illinois wines and Blue Sky Vineyard’s version of Black-Eyed Susan Sangria.  Enjoy live music on the lawn and the race on the big screen.  It’s a great way to spend your Saturday afternoon. Whose Horse Will Win? Beat the odds at Blue Sky Vineyard and win a $15.00 Blue Sky Gift Card to use towards your purchases (Gift…

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June 2019
June 8 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Blue Sky Vineyard, 3150 S. Rocky Comfort Rd.
Makanda, IL 62958 United States

Enjoy the Final and, some say, most demanding Race of the Triple Crown at Blue Sky Vineyard.  Watch the Race on the Big Screen and enjoy a chance to Win Great Prizes. Beat the odds at Blue Sky Vineyard and win a $15.00 gift card to use towards your purchases.  One FREE TICKET Per Guest will be available before the start of the race.  Tickets will have participating racehorse names and positions.  If your horse is the big winner at…

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July 2019
July 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sunday, July 7, 2019 – 11:00am – 1:00pm Advance Ticket Purchase Required – Sales End Today at 4:30pm Enjoy a lovely Sunday afternoon brunch with friends and family featuring Mimosa’s, biscuits & gravy, scrambled eggs, muffins, fresh fruit and coffee at Blue Sky Vineyard’s Tuscan Sun Event Pavilion.  This brunch is a great way to support local food, local wine and our local community.  Proceeds from your tickets will directly benefit Veteran’s Honor Flight of Southern Illinois. Veterans Honor Flight…

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July 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Sunday, July 28, 2019 – 12:00pm – 2:00pm Enjoy a lovely Sunday afternoon brunch with friends and family featuring Mimosa’s, biscuits & gravy, scrambled eggs, fresh fruit and coffee at Blue Sky Vineyard’s Tuscan Sun Event Pavilion.  This brunch is a great way to support local food, local wine and our local community.  Proceeds from your tickets will directly benefit The Women’s Center in Carbondale. One of the first domestic violence centers in the country, The Women’s Center, Inc. was…

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August 2019
August 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

          PAWS of southern Illinois will be hosting a Trivia Night on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Blue Sky Vineyard’s Tuscan Sun Event Pavilion beginning at 7:00pm. Tickets:  Team of 6 – $100 (Purchased Before August 1, 2019):  Price includes one drink ticket per person. Tickets After August 1, 2019:  $125 for Team of 6 Won’t you join us for an amazing evening out?  Proceeds raised at this event will go towards operation of our current…

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August 17 @ 6:30 pm - August 18 @ 12:00 am

Join us for our Second Annual Whiskers and Wine Gala! Doors Open 6:30pm | 7:00-8:00 Dinner Served | Close at Midnight Finding Forever Animal Rescue has partnered with Blue Sky Vineyard to host an amazing evening out to benefit our four-legged friends.  Enjoy an amazing dinner from Great Boars of Fire, live music by Matt Basler during dinner and a fun night of dancing and fun led by Music in Motion. $1500.00 CASH Door Prize & Other Door Prizes will…

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September 2019
September 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Yoga on the Vine | An Event By Your Yoga Element Saturday, September 7, 2019 – 9:00am  Join us as founder and instructor of Your Yoga Element, Jill Franks, leads you through an hour-long, all-levels yoga class (beginners welcome) on the pavilion lawn at Blue Sky Vineyard. Accompanied by live acoustic music from guitarist Joe Palermo (Jazz/Classical Acoustic) and the tranquil sounds of the waterfall, you’ll be sure to find Your Yoga Element. Stick around after to enjoy a specially…

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September 7 @ 10:00 am

                Join us for a lovely afternoon with some local furry friends that are looking for a new home.  Grab a bottle of your favorite and join us on the lawn to cuddle with shelter animals that are currently available for adoption.  We are also accepting donations for Union County Animal Control, monetary or otherwise.  Most needed items include: Puppy Pads, Kitten Food, Lemon Pine Sol, Lemon Lysol, Odoban Disinfectant, Bleach, Firm Up…

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September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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