Grape Escape Meets Hazel Hill Chocolate is Topeka's premier wine and food festival with silent and live auctions to benefit the Topeka Performing Arts Center and the community programs we offer. This year, there will be fine chocolates from Hazel Hill Chocolate, a beer garden, cigar deck, and bourbon sampling! Come out and enjoy lots of swirling, sniffing and sipping going on at Grape Escape 2019, Wine, Bourbon, and Beer, on Saturday, September 14, at - VIP entrance at 5:30 pm and Tasting Entrance at 6:00 PM
About the EventGrape Escape is TPAC’s primary fundraising event. It, along with corporate season sponsorship's and the Friends of TPAC program, provide the financial support needed to bring great acts to Topeka and provide educational programs to the community.
Guests will have the opportunity to sample wines from some of the world’s leading vintners & local and craft beers, and taste gourmet hors d’oeuvres and food samplings from premier restaurants and caterers. Guests will also have the opportunity to bid on silent auction items. The evening concludes with a live auction featuring an array of fabulous and unique items.
Silent AuctionDuring the event, a silent auction will take place with gift baskets, signed memorabilia, gift cards, and so much more. Items donated from local businesses/organizations.
At 7:45 pm, TPAC will hold it's annual Live Auction. This spectacular event includes items such as VIP Dinners, fine wines and vacations. Items must be picked up and paid for the night of the event.
Laugh Lines Improv Comedy shows pack the house and perform comedy sketches and games based on audience suggestions. You won’t want to miss a single minute of this special group performing at both the VIP Dinner Experience and for the Grape Escape audiience following the LIVE AUCTION! This troupe of comics has become a Topeka tradition! Don't miss them!