Gerrards Market will host its 5th Annual Craft Beer and Wine Tasting Festival on Friday, March 13, to benefit Family Service Association of Redlands. The event will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at 380 New York St., Redlands.

A variety of food and beverages will be provided courtesy of Gerrards and its partnering vendors. All proceeds from ticket sales will go to Family Service Association and will be used to directly benefit families in need in Redlands, Mentone, Loma Linda, Yucaipa, Highland, Grand Terrace and local mountain communities through the various programs the agency offers.

An assortment of craft beer and wines regularly stocked in-store or in Gerrards “Beer Caves” will be available to taste. Wine and beer samples will be complimented by an array of delicious hors d'oeuvres provided by vendors. Gerrards will showcase several gourmet cheeses and crackers, as well as bratwurst and breads.

Tickets are $40 per person and can be purchased at locations in Redlands including Gerrards Market (705 Cypress Avenue, on the corner of Center Street and Cypress Avenue), Esri (380 New York Street) and Citrograph Printing Co. (113 E. State Street), at the door the day of the event, or online at

Family Service Association is a non-profit organization that has played an integral role in serving low income families in the local area since 1898. Direct financial contributions from individuals, organizations, and the support community members provide through participating in fundraisers like the Gerrards Craft Beer and Wine Festival are the life blood of Family Service's annual budget. Family Service Association is located at 612 Lawton Street, Redlands. For additional information, please call the agency at 793-2673


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