For $20, today's side deal gets you two days (July 24 and 25 from noon to 6 p.m.) of unlimited wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, live music, and a souvenir wine glass at Great Grapes! Wine, Arts & Food Festival in Crownsville. Though advance two-day tickets to Great Grapes! normally cost $35, the festival offers free admission for children under 12.
Roam through the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds and stop by each of the participating wineries' exhibits to sample more than 250 international wines. In addition to liquid displays, Great Grapes! hosts an impressive assortment of exhibitors that will introduce visitors to culinary gadgets as well as an assortment of local arts-and-crafts vendors who will happily provide inspired gift ideas for super-early holiday shoppers. Post-browsing, check out the main-stage live musicians, including Looking for Lester, Junkyard Saints, The Natty Beaux, and the Kelly Bell Band. Check out Great Grapes!'s entire schedule to further map out the weekend.
Note: This Groupon is valid for one person on two days only; it cannot be used by two people on the same day.
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