Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine will celebrate its 15th anniversary with several events over Aug. 16-18.
On Saturday, Aug. 17, Pastoral will mark the milestone with a free ice-cream social and bubbly toast. The event will be held 3-5 p.m. at 2945-47 N. BroadwayPastoral's original storefront location. The event will feature a scoop of Pastoral's famous aged gouda gelato in partnership with Chicago's own Black Dog Gelato and Essex Cheese/Fromagerie L'Amuse of the Netherlands. This is a free, drop-in event, so no RSVP is required.
In addition to the Aug. 17 event, Pastoral stores and Bar Pastoral, Pastoral's neighborhood wine bar and bistro, will feature a variety of $15 specials Friday-Sunday, Aug. 16-18.
Pastoral will also partner with the Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce at the Lakeview East Festival of the Arts on Saturday-Sunday, September 14 - Sunday, September 15 as the event's official wine sponsor, with the support of H2Vino and Maverick Wines.
Greg O'Neill and his partner, Ken Miller, opened Pastoral in August 2004.
See PastoralArtisan.com .