Tickets  on sale NOW  for our 8th Annual “Taste of” Event  scheduled for Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., in the beautiful Duke Gallery at Community Arts Center!

The Friends of the Festival Event, A Taste of the Town, celebrates the local culinary arts and benefits the 16th Annual Fine Arts and Crafts Festival and non-profit Community Arts Center.

Guests can enjoy an open bar, live New Orleans style jazz by Jonathan Dichter and Friends, plus sample delicious food from all the best restaurants from towns surrounding the Arts Center! 

At the end of the night, guests can vote on their favorite foods and help one lucky winner take home the title of Best of the Fest!

Buy tickets ($75.00 each).

2018’s participating restaurants include:  

Crystal’s Comfort Food, Frankie’s on FairviewHobbs, The Icery, Jeffrey Miller Catering, Margaret Kuo’s Media, Scooped Ice Cream, Shere-e-Punjab, Swarthmore Pizza, Yia It’s All Greek to Me!  


Hobbs took the first place prize in 2017. Who will win it this year?


Are you a restaurant owner/manager interested in participating in Taste of the Town?  

Please email Jane Valdes-Dapena at or Paul Downie at for more information.