Join us in a celebration of Cheese March 17th – 19th, 2017
If you have already received this calendar alert, please consider this just a friendly reminder.
The Oregon Cheese Festival is a Farmers Market-style event supporting the Oregon Cheese Guild, featuring cow, sheep, and goat cheese from Oregon and Western U.S. creameries. Enjoy pairings of Southern Oregon wine, craft beer, ciders, assorted beverages, local artisan crafts, and great food under large heated tents. Sample and purchase local, artisan cheese, specialty foods, beer, wine, and cider from over 100 vendors. Culture Magazine, one of the leading periodicals in the cheese industry, has named the Oregon Cheese Festival one of the Ten Best Cheese Festivals in the U.S.
Where: Rogue Creamery, 311 N Front St., (HWY 99) Central Point, OR 97502.
When: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm Saturday & Sunday, March 18 & 19, 2017.
Tickets: $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Adult beverage flights are $10. Free admission to children 12 and under.
Cheesemaker Dinner Friday Night
The 13th Annual Oregon Cheese Guild Cheesemaker Dinner will be held Friday, March 17, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Lark’s Restaurant at Inn at the Commons in Medford, Oregon. The dinner will commence with an appetizer hour before featuring a four-course meal, expertly paired with local wine and cider. Dinner tickets are $125, which includes a cheese reception, drinks, and gratuity. Special guest, Brian Keyser, and other cheesemakers will be present to tell their stories and share their cheese.
Founded in 2006, the Oregon Cheese Guild is dedicated to the art and craft of making cheese. The Guild is a collaborative effort to increase awareness of Oregon’s artisanal cheeses, create educational opportunities, and provide a platform for cooperation and shared resources among Oregon cheesemakers.