Mac & Cheese Fest

Come and enjoy indulgent, crafty, cheesy dishes as our chefs deliver the yummiest most creative concoctions. If sampling is not enough, test your tummy at the eating competition. Kids can partake in an afternoon of free fun-filled activities and entertainment. Boogie down to Miles Apart, Funk Nuff, and SUSTO to wrap up the perfect weekend.

Mac and cheese creations include but are not limited to:
C.B. Grille: Roasted Pork and Brie Mac & Cheese with Apple, Fennel, Artichoke and a Butter Cracker Crust
JJ's Tavern: Nawlin's Style Mac & Cheese including Chicken, Andouille, Shrimp Smoked Gouda Creole Sauce, Okra and Cotija
Storm King Lounge: Mac & Cheese Wontons over a bed of Asian Slaw
Eagle BBQ: Kansas Style Burnt Ends atop creamy Mac
Trickledown Bakery and Cafe: Gruyere, Smoked Gouda, Balsamic Reduction with Carmelized Onions and Sauteed Mushroom Mac
Ten Mile Tavern: Hatch Chili, Chicken Chicharron Mac served in a Fried Tortilla along with Avocado Creme and Cilantro
Andy Grogger: Crispy Mac with your choice of Ribs, Homemade Kielbasa, or Andy's Famous Bacon
Copper's Kid Food Specialists: the Cheesiest Mac & Cheese Ever (voted kid's choice by all kids of all time)

Also, sample creative Svedka vodka concoctions such as Toast & Co.'s Tropical Prosecco Spritz, JJ's Bill's Peachy Way, or Downhill Duke's Go Fetch with Strawberry Lemonade Vodka, Dekuyper Raspberry Liqueur, Sour Mix and Ginger Beer served with lime.

Schedule of Events

Friday, July 27
10am - 5pm: Summer Activities Open, around Center Village
5 - 7pm: Brews and Tunes with Umberto Fonte, West Lake Stage in Center Village
5:30 - 10pm: Kids Night Out (dinner included), Mountain Plaza building in Center Village

Saturday, July 28
10am - 7pm: Summer Activities Open, around Center Village
11am - 2pm: DJ Landry, Main Stage in Burning Stones Plaza Center Village
11am: Ticket Sales and Will Call Open, Center Village Ticket Windows
12 - 5pm: Mac & Cheese Sampling, Burning Stones Plaza Center Village
12 - 5pm: Kids Face Painter, Apres Alley in Center Village
12 - 5pm: Apres Alley open with Face Painter, Henna and Hair Wraps, Center Village
1 - 3:30pm: Performance from Magic Rob, various areas around Center Village
2 - 3:15pm: Live music from Miles Apart, Main Stage in Burning Stones Plaza Center Village
2:30pm: Free Kid and Adult Eating Contests hosted by DJ Landry, West Lake Stage Center Village
4 - 5:30pm: Live Music from Funk Nuff, Main Stage in Burning Stones Plaza Center Village
7 - 9pm: Copper Campfire & Music from Randall McKinnon at the Fire Globe, Center Village
9pm: Fireworks over West Lake in Center Village *pending due to Summit County fire ban

Sunday, July 29
10am - 5pm: Summer Activities Open, around Center Village
10am - 12pm: Sunday Stroll, Blues and Brunch, at Toast & Co. in Center Village
11am: Ticket Sales and Will Call Open, Center Village Ticket Windows
11am - 1pm: DJ Landry, Main Stage Burning Stones Plaza Center Village
12 - 5pm: Mac & Cheese Sampling, Burning Stones Plaza Center Village
12:30pm: Mountain Pose Yoga, Copper Vista in East Village Chapel Lawn in Center Village
1 - 2:30pm: Live Music from SUSTO, Main Stage Burning Stones Plaza Center Village
1 - 3pm: Performance from Magic Rob, various areas around Center Village
2:30pm: Free Kid and Adult Eating Contests, West Lake Stage in Center Village
2:30 - 4:30pm: DJ Landry, Main Stage Burning Stones Plaza Center Village

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