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Splendor in the Glass put on by Arc of Volusia for second year

XNSP81927.INDDDaytona Beach conjures thoughts of fun and sun on one of the world’s most famous beaches. But, on Saturday, June 19 it may well become known for another event; the Second Annual Splendor in the Glass charity tasting event. The event, to be held for the second year at the St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church’s Riverfront Center at 129 North Halifax Avenue, will feature craft beer and wine tastings, great food, a silent auction and beautiful river views.

The brain child of Gail Irvine, Splendor in the Glass benefits The Arc of Volusia County, an organization that strives to provide opportunities for adults with intellectual or development disabilities.  Last year’s event drew several hundred attendees and helped raise much-needed funds for The Arc’s important programs.

Beer for the event will once again be provided by S.R. Perrott distributers as well as several local Daytona pubs and establishments. Beer samples that guests will be able to enjoy include offerings from Boulder, Stone, Samuel Adams, Cigar City Brewing, HiStilts Brewing, Orange Blossom, Daytona Beach Brewing Company, Sierra Nevada, and Terrapin. Food will be provided by BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, Bahama Breeze, Blue Grotto, Cabot Creamery, First Turn Steakhouse, Fletcher’s Fusion 43, Gene’s Steakhouse, Grind Gastropub, Hull’s Seafood, Jersey Mike’s, Lime Fresh Mexican Grill, Mr. Dunderbak’s and Peach Valley Café.

In addition, guests will be treated to break-our beer talks, a beer-brewing demonstration and music from Captain Nick.

The event runs from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. , tickets are $35 and may be purchased online here. You can get more information at the organization’s website:

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Posted by on July 14, 2014 in Beer Festival


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Charity event in Daytona to benefit The Arc features Beer Guy seminar

Arc-of-Volusia-LogoJoin the Arc of Volusia County for beer, wine, great food, demonstrations and seminars all on the banks of the Halifax River in beautiful Daytona Beach, Fla. The event, to be held Saturday, July 20 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. is to benefit the Arc’s programs to provide hope, growth and change to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Dubbed Splendor in the Glass, the event will feature tasings from S.R. Perrott Distributor for Fine Wines and Craft Beers including Stone and Boulder Brewing. Food tastings will be provided by such restaurants as Sloppy Joe’s, Alfredo’s Italian Restaurant, Fletcher’s, Blue Grotto, Gene’s Steakhouse, The Plaza Ocean Club, Ruby Tuesday, Mr. Dunderbak’s, The Club House Restaurant, and Jersey Mike’s.

But, food and drink are not the only attractions to this fun-filled charity event. If you always wanted to know more about the four main ingredients in beer, you will have the opportunity to attend an informative and entertaining presentation by Marc Wisdom, the Beer Guy. This presentation tells the stories of how the various ingredients in the world’s favorite alcoholic beverage were discovered. Other presentations include beer and food pairing advice from Renegade Reps, and wine tasting tips from PRP Wines. You can even see how beer is made as the home brewers club of Sanford prepare a batch on site!

The event will also include an exciting and fun scavenger hunt, fitness demonstrations from Younger You Fitness, and creative photography exhibition by Tambria.

As if that were not enough, you can also participate in a silent auction and bid for unique specialty items, gift baskets, Bahamas or North Carolina mountain vacations and much more.

Tickets to the event are $50 per person and include all food, drink, and activities. The Arc has also made arrangements for discounted hotel rooms if you wish to spend the night in Daytona. Just use Exclusive “The Arc Rate Code” to receive a special Arc Rate at these participating resorts:

To purchase tickets online go to:

Or call: 386-274-4736

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Posted by on July 14, 2013 in Events


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