Fitch-Rona Blues & Booze Festival is set to take place Saturday, July 27 from 11:00AM to 8:00PM at Yahara Bay Distillers in Fitchburg in partnership with the Madison Blues Society. Fitchburg & Verona’s first blues festival is presented by Guild Mortgage - Joe Long Team. Preserve Festival draws attention to FEED Kitchens, a food start-up initiative that fosters economic development through local farms, growers, chefs, food carts and more. Throughout the two months, Yahara Bay hosts a variety of special food-themed events that relate to preservation and that are open to the public. For more information call 608-275-1050. The line up of the new festival includes: Luke Cerny, Small Blind Johnny, Birddog Blues Band, The Ryan McGrath Band, and Too Sick Charlie. General Admission is $35 per person and includes two signature cocktails with Festival admission. Tickets purchased prior to Friday, July 5 qualify to receive a complimentary large Festival t-shirt. For alternate t-shirt size, contact firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, June 21. Each ticket purchased will be entered into a sweepstakes to win a Fitch-Rona Blues & Booze Festival commemorative package: Festival t-shirt signed by all band members, a signed bottle of 3rd Gear Old Fashioned signed by Distiller Lars Forde and Ten vouchers redeemable for a cocktail or Yahara Bay tour. Vintage brewing will be sampling grain-based products. Food Carts such as Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co., Pudgey’s, and Bonnie’s Balls will be serving at the Fitch-Rona Blues & Booze Festival. Additional festival sponsors include Ganshert Nursery & Landscapes and Staybridge Suites Madison-Fitchburg and Monona Bank. Interested in sponsoring? Contact Amber Iverson at email@example.com.