A Cheshire Cat grin of a moon cast a mischievous mood upon downtown Fort Madison Friday evening.

The 13th annual Wine and Beer Walk had a festive feel as people lingered on sidewalks in groups, perused the goods and samples in downtown businesses and enjoyed a night out with friends.

A trio, Donna Newkirk, Ashley Farris and Melissa Copland, enjoyed wine and cheese samples from Hy-Vee at the Fort Madison Area Art Association Art Center.

Newkirk said they go on the wine and beer walk every year.

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At the Fort Madison Partners Office, Chamber Director Savanna Collier said all the glasses had been sold. Some old glasses had been discovered and were sold as well, at a discount. This year澳门开奖 glasses were sponsored by Eternelle Beaute.

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Wine walk stops included: MOB (Makers of Brew) at Griffin Muffler & Brake, Ardon Creek Winery at Dodd Printing & Stationary, Mississippi River Distillary at Boozy Rae澳门开奖, Backpocket at Harvestville Mercantile, Fireside Winery at FM Partners, Front Street Brewing at Funky Cowgirl, Fareway Wine Slection at Junque to Gems, Christian Herschlers Winery at Serena Lynne Boutique, Eagles Landing Winery at Under the Sun Next Door, Fishback & Stephenson at Odd Marvel, with Iowa Craft Beer Selection; Lake Hill Winery at Dana Bushong Jewelers.

The Broom Closet & Healing Haven South had drinks of choice, Single Speed Brewing Co. was at Rev Fitness, Reunion Brewing Co. at Parthenon, Wine from Hy-Vee at Fort Madison Area Art Association Art Center, 30 Acre Wine at Sarah Lu Tattoo, Busted Cup Brew Haus at Riverside Nutrition, Cedar Ridge Distillery at Faeth澳门开奖 Cigar Store, Thunder Creek Winery at Wondra Chiropractric, The Grange Public House Brewery at River Rocks, Lost Duck Brewing Co. will be at its home, and Millstream Brewing Co. and Millstreem Root Beer was at Devine Canvas.

Food was available from Choung Garden, Parthenon Pizzeria, Simple Table by Hitomi, The 372, Jake and Walt澳门开奖 Fort Diner and Lost Duck Brewing Co. will welcome hungry visitors. Coal Haus 337 was in the Kingsley Inn parking lot, Shokai Food Truck at Faeth澳门开奖 Cigar Store parking lot, and Mama Knows was at Riverside Nutrition.