Join the Village of Empire at its 10th Annual Empire Asparagus Festival

2013 Schedule of Events

Please note that this schedule may be
subject to change as planning continues.

Friday, May 17th

strong>Dance & Pig Roast 7.00pm to 10.00pm
$5.00 Admission Fee
Come Dance & Dine on Art’s Taverns famous Pig Roast and wash it down with one of your favorite Right Brain Brewery Brew!! It will be a foot-stompin’ butt swingin’ good time with music from THE BENZIE PLAYBOYS!!!!

Saturday, May 18th

5K Kick Ass-paragus Fun Run/Walk
10.00 a.m. entry fee of $20

Registration for the run starts at 9.00am at Empire Public Beach

11.00 am Asparagus Recipe Contest Asparagas Cook-Off

12.30pm “The Ode to Asparagus” Asparagus Poetry competition at the Glen Lake Library email entries to David Diller
1PM to 4 PM Empire Area Museum will be open. Click here to visit our site

Asparagus Eats/Wine and Beer Tasting under The BIG TENT

$2.00 Entry Fee (Under Twelves Free)
11:00 a.m. thru 4:00 p.m. featuring…

Scalawags Fish & Chips

Stone House Bread

Norconks Asparagus/Fresh & Pickled Asparagus

Empire Village Inn

Gemmas Coffee Shop & Baked Goods

Joes Friendly Tavern

Phils On Front

Arts Tavern

Deerings Market and Bakery/Asparagus Brats


Trattoria Stella

Black Star Farms

Right Brain Brewery/Asparagus Beer

7:00 p.m. Enjoy Fresh local Food Prepared By Empire’s own Joe’s Friendly Tavern & Your Favorite Right Brain Brewery Brew With FREE LIVE MUSIC with TBA!

Sunday, May 19th

Sunday May 19th Empire Eagles Eagles Famous Breakfast

8am to noon at the Empire Township Hall


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