The 2018 Southern Food Festival will be held Saturday, June 2, on Main Street Batesville.
Local restaurants compete for the year's "Best in Batesville" award, with each cooking up one of their own favorite Southern foods.
Last year's winner: 109 Cix!
Festival goers can purchase their favorite dish, or purchase a punch cards which allows them to sample the food of multiple vendors.
Festival is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and encompasses four blocks of downtown. Parking is available at the churches and in the parking lots off of the adjacent College and Water Streets.
Main Street Batesville will host its Annual Winter Gala on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. to raise funds for Main Street Batesville and its programs.
The gala will be held at The Main Street Loft inside the Barnett Building located at 267 East Main Street in downtown Batesville. Festivities include a live and silent auction, costume contest, two-step competition, heavy hors d’oeuvres, dancing, and live entertainment. The event will be followed by an afterparty featuring the talents of the band — The Cherry Pickers. To become a sponsor, donate an auction item or learn more about attending the event, please contact Main Street Batesville at 844-462-4482 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
“The Winter Gala is one of downtown’s best events and everyone always has a great time” said Jenifer Walls, gala coordinator. “The event has sold out each year so be sure to get your tickets early.” Jenifer added, “The Winter Gala brings together people in our community that genuinely love downtown while raising thousands of dollars for Main Street Batesville.”
The theme for this year’s event will be Urban Cowboy with an emphasis on the television show, Dallas. Guests are encouraged to dress up according to the theme.
Tickets are $35 each or $60 per couple and can be purchased online at https://www.mainstreetbatesville.org/buy/