6th Annual Taste Of Our Towne

Taste Of Our Towne:
A Premiere Culinary Arts & Wine Tasting Event

  • Join more than 25 of North County's finest restaurants, wineries and breweries - all offering samples of their signature dishes and sips.  

  • Dance to live music performed by one of San Diego's most sought after party bands - The Kicks Band! 

  • Bid early and often at the live and silent auctions featuring many unique items and one-of-a-kind experiences available to win. 

  • Taste of our Towne is a 21+ event. 

  • The event takes place on Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 5:00-9:30pm


Adults (Age 21+ Event): $100

All proceeds benefit the Poway OnStage's Arts in Education Initiative and Professional Performance Series.

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Auction Items
Some of the intriguing opportunities we have this year are:

South African Safari
Win an South African Safari at Taste of Our Towne June 17th

An African Safari for 2 people including 6 days and nights at a four-star resort in South Africa, 3 meals per day (vegetarian and vegan options), 2 safaris per day, No blackout dates. Must be used in 2 years.
Airfare not included, but discount airfare from South Africa Air available.

Architectural Tour of San Diego
1956 Maserati A6G 2000 Gran Sport Berlinetta

Take a ride with your guide, award-winning architect Jonathan Segal, FAIA.  Jonathan will personally drive you on this tour, in his 1956 Maserati A6G 2000 Gran Sport Berlinetta, one of the most famous “barn-find” automobiles in history.

Ride a Zamboni

Ever wanted to ride a Zamboni? This auction item includes 2 tickets to a 2017/2018 San Diego Gulls hockey game complete with a Zamboni ride for 2 during Intermission. Catfish not included.

Behind-The-Scenes Tour of the Midway​

Midway museum behind-the-scenes tour
​A personally guided tour of the USS Midway Museum for up to 15 people hosted by 28-year Navy Veteran Doug Bradt.  This tour can be customized to your specification and will feature a more in-depth curation than is available to the public.  Also included is a $100 gift card for lunch at the Fish Market.

​Go to Disneyland
You're going to Disneyland! If you win the auction you will gets 4 one-day park hopper tickets that provide admission to a magical one-day experience at both Disneyland and California Adventure.

Go Padres!
Petco Park
Bid on a Padres Game and a stay at the US Grant, June 23-24. Your “staycation” includes deluxe accommodations at the US Grant Hotel in Downtown San Diego on June 23 plus two tickets to see the Padres battle the Detroit Tigers.

Be a Rock Star
Win this Taylor GS-Mini and embrace your inner singer / songwriter with the included guitar lesson from from Marc Intravaia!

Come Sail Away
Algert Boat 2
Sail on an Ericson 41' sailboat, enjoy a gourmet lunch, wine and beer for 6.

Barnstorm San Diego
Schneider Plane

You and two friends can take to the skies in a 2010 Cirrus SR22T, soaring over San Diego County. Piloted by Phil Schneider your flight will take you far above San Diego while you enjoy the beautiful sights, from beaches to mountains of our finest city.


The night's headlining act is the Kicks Band, a group whose musical versatility and talented musicians have made them the most sought after band in Southern California.

Participating Restaurants

Enjoy delicious tastes served by our area’s favorite restaurants. 
Barrel Room
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Cork and Craft
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Participating Wineries 

Enjoy a sumptuous wine on the Plaza. 
Abnormal Wine Co.
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Highland Valley Vineyards
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Vineyard Grant James
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Participating Breweries
Enjoy a refreshing brew

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Stone Brewing

Participating Coffee Vendors 
Have a caffeine boost courtesy of...

Manzanita Coffee
Mason Coffee Works

Auction (Live & Silent)  

The "Taste" auction will feature over 60 items for-bid.


Sponsorship opportunities available starting at $500. For sponsorship information contact Michael Rennie at 858-668-4799 or via email.

Diamond Sponsors

Safe Ride Home Sponsor

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Fred Astaire logo

Platinum Sponsors

Roth Law Firm
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2 Leah with Skyline
UBS 2017 logo
Ren Executive Forums

Media Sponsor


Special Thanks to the County of San Diego's Community Enhancement Fund

County of San Diego