Area culinary experts and craft beverage masters are preparing to celebrate food and drink at the Taste of the County event from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Kewaunee County Fairgrounds in Luxemburg.

Hosted by the Kewaunee County Economic Development Corporation’s Buy Local, the Taste of the County features restaurants, caterers and beverage merchants throughout the area serving samples of their specialty cuisine and beverages.

Exclusive “Chef’s Table” sponsor WS Packaging Group invites one and all to tempt their palates and engage their senses by indulging in unique food and beverage offerings from 26 area businesses.

Tickets for the Taste of the County are $35 per person in advance or $40 at the door. Tickets are available for purchase at Kewaunee County locations of Bank of Luxemburg and Nicolet National Bank.

Donations for the popular bucket raffle are also being taken. If interested in making a donation, please contact Jennifer Brown at brownjk@kcedc.org or via phone at 920-255-1661. Types of donations include gift certificates, logo apparel/items, certificates for service or experience, and other items.