Vintage-Canton-LogoThe Canton Development Partnership, a department of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, will host its annual Vintage Canton event on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. along Central Plaza North in downtown Canton.
Vintage Canton is a sophisticated downtown gathering, offering distinctive center city charm alongside live music, vibrant art exhibits and, of course, fine food and beverages.
The event gives guests the chance to relax and unwind while enjoying wine from local wineries, craft beers, delicacies from downtown and greater Canton eateries, memorable live music, and artists.    This year’s Vintage Canton gathering will feature some of the finest quality wines from area wineries and abroad, including Barrel Run Winery, Breitenbach Wine Cellars, Easley Winery, Gervasi Vineyard, and Raven's Glenn Winery, along with selections from distributors and retailers, including Grapes in a Glass, Heidelberg Distributing, L.A. Dick Imports, and Natural State Wines. Craft beers from Heidelberg will also be available in lieu of the eight wine samples included with event admission. 
Vintage Canton Guests will also be able to enjoy small tasting plates for a nominal charge from downtown restaurants and Stark County favorites, including Bender’s Tavern, Canal Tavern of Zoar, The Canton Club, Chocolates by Erin, Desert Inn Restaurant, George's Lounge, Peace Love & Little Donuts, Tapas 218 and Thorpe’s Market Avenue Grill & Pub. The whole evening will be set to a musical backdrop of the rhythms of Yankee Bravo. Tickets for Vintage Canton are $30 if purchased prior to 5 p.m. on Sept. 9, and $40 after that time and at the door. Special group-rate pricing is available for groups of 20 at $25 per ticket.   Tickets can be purchased online, at  Carpe Diem Coffee Shop (in downtown Canton and at Belden Village Mall locations), Grapes in a Glass, Kempthorn Motors, and at the Canton Regional Chamber offices (222 Market Ave. N in downtown Canton). The ticket price includes eight wine tastings or craft beer samples, a variety of breads and cheeses courtesy of Brewster Dairy and Biery Cheese, and a collectible souvenir wine glass. The event is conveniently located in Central Plaza North, on Market Ave. between Tuscarawas St. and Third Ave. NE. The event will be held rain or shine. This year’s generous event sponsors include KeyBank, along with About Magazine, Belden Village Mall, Brewster Cheese, Brookside Country Club, Kenan Advantage Group, KnitSpot,  M. Conley, the Downtown Canton Special Improvement District, The City of Canton, News-Talk 1480 WHBC and Mix 94.1, Canton Chair Rental, Rice's Nursery and PPI Graphics. Visit to learn more or purchase tickets.