It’s time for dinner at the fortThe Burnett County Historical Society invites you to join us for an elegant dinner at Forts Folle Avione on June 15.
The Burnett County Historical Society invites you to join us for an elegant dinner at Forts Folle Avione on June 15.
The annual event includes a wine tasting at 5:30 p.m. with Clover Meadow Winery of Shell Lake, which features fresh, pure organic wines, hors d’oeurve and live music on the deck.
A five-course gourmet dinner follows at 6:30 p.m., complemented by wine and other beverage choices, in the Great Hall. The menu includes spinach soup with homemade rolls and butter, roasted pear and mandarin salad, lemon thyme sorbet, savory pork tenderloin with pomegranate rosemary sauce served with barley-wild rice risotto and sautéed zucchini and banana rum sundaes for dessert. To complete your meal, enjoy a piping hot cup of Webster’s new Fresh Start Coffee Roasters decaf coffee.
Cost is $45 per person with pre-paid reservations requested by June 8.
Proceeds of the dinner help support the work and programs of the Historical Society and Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park, which provides educational opportunities to the public by researching, preserving and teaching the history of Burnett County.
In 2012, the Burnett County Historical Society is sponsoring a full schedule of events and educational programming. Events include the Yellow River Echoes, June 23-24; Great Folle Avoine Fur Trade Rendezvous, July 27-29; Garden Tea, Aug. 23; Chicken Barbecue and Antique Appraisal, Sept. 1; Beaver Club Dinner, Oct. 3; and Christmas at the Fort, Dec., 1, 2 and 8; and several Wild Rice Pancake Breakfasts.
For dinner details or reservations, call (715) 866-8890 or visit www.theforts.org.