Join the UWL Alumni Association for a filling and fulfilling night at Barrels & Bites. Help us raise awareness and support for our unique efforts while tasting samples from local vendors. Everyone is welcome!

Enjoy wine, whiskey, beer and food from various vendors including: Elmaro Vineyard, The Crow,  Pearl Street Brewery, Purple Feet Wine Group, Grizzly’s Grill, DL Cakery, Metz's Hart-Land Creamery and more!

Jam to live music featuring local band, Audio Jack

Bid on unique silent auction items

Take your chance at the “Barrel of Booze” mystery bottle-pull-raffle

Barrel-making has a rich history in Wisconsin, learn about it at the Hess Cooperage display

Receive a commemorative tasting glass and get a keepsake pic-strip from the photobooth

This event is open to the community, not just our members--save $10 by registering in advance! Members save even extra, sign up now!

There are limited spots, only 100 will be sold. Walk-ins still welcome, but sign up early so you don't have to worry!

Your attendance keeps “The La Crosse Experience” alive through connections, awards and scholarships. Learn more about the UWL Alumni Association’s efforts here:

*If you or your business is interested in sponsoring the event or donating to the silent auction, please contact Kelsey Foss at


  • Occurred Thursday, May 17th, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


UW-L Cleary Alumni & Friends Center

615 East Ave. N.
La Crosse, WI 54601


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