Madame Fromage's CHEESE BALL
The CHEESE BALL is back, lovers. It's Philadelphia's largest cheese party, and this year is going to be a winter wonderland spectacular, featuring...whiskey cocktails! Dancing in the upstairs ballroom at RUBA Club! Plus, a regal "cheese tower" provided by the dairy dames who represent Collective Creamery.
If you're a NEWBIE (kisses, kisses), here's what you need to know:
-dress code is barnyard-casual to ballgown-fabulous -bring a hunk (or condiment) for the giant cheese board -prepare to meet other lovers...of cheese -cheesemakers and families/helpers attend free -tickets are $20, proceeds go to Collective Creamery -cash bars on two floors -this is the 4th Cheese Ball, and it's going to be unforgettable!
Here's what's NEW...
-Live band: Chuck Darwin & The Knuckle Draggers, featuring Ben Wenk from Ploughman Cider! Two 90-minute sets to set your heart on fire like a Raclette oven!
-Special cocktail & cheese pairing, thanks to Powers Irish Whiskey (Our first sponsor. Wooot!)
-Cheese raffle at 9 p.m. (Win a wheel?)
-Baguette support by Lost Bread Co. and Philly Bread Co.
Note: RUBA is a private social club in the Northern Liberties neighborhood of Philadelphia. This event is open to the public (21+).
HISTORY The Cheese Ball is a biennial event -- this is the 4th one since 2012. The Ball is designed to bring cheese lovers together, honor mongers and makers, and offer the public a chance to partake in creating (and eating!) a giant cheese board. There are no vendors. Proceeds from ticket sales cover rental space and are donated to a local cheesemaking effort. Thanks for supporting this grassroots effort!
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