Wine & Live Entertainment Year 'Round
Location: 23753 Lounsberry Road, Oakford, Illinois
Hours: Wed. & Thur.: 11 am - 5 pm, Friday 11 am - 6:30 pm, Saturday 11 am - 5 pm, & Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm
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Hill Prairie Winery
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Saturday, February 27, 2021
Mardi Gras Featuring Dennis Stroughmatt’s Cajuin-Creole Trio
Come break the winter doldrums and join us on February 27th for a Mardi Gras celebration at Hill Prairie. We will open at 11:00 and serve special Hurricane drinks all day and evening. Our version of Jambalaya will be available starting a 4 p.m. It usually sells out so don’t wait too long to get yours. Wear your favorite beads or pick some up when you get here. Come dressed for the occasion and be ready to have a good time.
Dennis Stroughmatt’s Cajuin-Creole Trio will entertain you from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., with their authentic Cajuin-Creole style of music. Dennis is an expert musician and linguist in the Upper Louisiana French Creole culture that founded Illinois country over 300 years ago. He has traveled the country and is nationally and regionally known for this vibrant style of music that will make your soul jump, your head spin and your heart glad. He has been inducted into the National Oldtime Fiddle’s Hall of Fame and has many other awards and recognitions for his contributions to this style of music and culture. This is a rare opportunity to come party with this true native son of the creole culture and not have to pay for the privilege. Admission is free so come have some fun.
Menard County is known for Lincoln's New Salem and great festivals. Our Summer Festivals, Chili Cookoff, and others draw thousands each year with days filled with top bands and great food. See our Festivals & Events Page and mark your calendar!
Our wines are produced on-site from grapes grown on land that has been in our family since the early 1800s. Our winery is located in a 100 year old barn and you'll enjoy our award winning wines and your favorite beer. To learn more, please check out our Wine List.
Wines Produced On-Site - Live Music Every Sunday - Major Festivals
Hill Prairie Winery - 23753 Lounsberry Road, Oakford, IL 217.635.9900
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