Rudbeckia Winery & Burnt Marshmallow Brewing are teaming up for An Italian Affair: Dinner & Live Opera in Petoskey. Learn more about this intimate concert (only 50 tickets!) and multi-course dinner on Thursday, July 22.

Calling all opera lovers! Join Rudbeckia Winery & Burnt Marshmallow Brewing for a relaxed evening in Petoskey and be entertained as two renowned opera singers from Interlochen Center for the Arts perform a private concert. The elegant Italian-themed evening, including wines, beers, cocktails, dinner and dessert, will feature a performance by soprano Laura Osgood Brown and her husband, baritone Keith Brown of Italian and operatic classics, piano-only interludes, some golden-age show tunes and American Songbook pieces.

Dinner will be made by Sarah Schaeffer of Graze Catering. “Sarah specializes in Grazing Tables and now that COVID restrictions are relaxed, she will prepare a 10-foot table full of amazing things,” says Vickie Wysokinski of Rudbeckia.

An Italian Affair Event Menu

The ticket price includes a welcome cocktail, dinner and entertainment. Wine, beer and a full bar will be available to purchase. Rudbeckia will also have its house-made Estate Grappa available! Reserve your spot below for the “An Italian Affair – Dinner and Live Opera” event.

Dinner Menu: 

Italian Grazing Table with smoked and cured meats, imported cheeses, bread, Italian olives, oils, dips, fruit and more.

Main Course
Shrimp Scampi with garlic herb white wine butter sauce over a bed of pasta.

Pork Piccata, a pork tenderloin gently seared and finished in fresh lemon caper piccata sauce served with focaccia and local zucchini.

Zabaglione, a lightly whipped custard zabaglione with local organic mixed fruit and a wafer biscuit.

Photo(s) by Rachel Haggerty