Arts and Entertainment

Carnation's retro cafe hosting holiday dinner, wine night, concert

Sliders Café transforms Sunday, Dec. 11, into an intimate holiday supper club, hosting a wine-tasting dinner and concert from 4 to 8 p.m.

Chef Marty Lepore is cooking a delicious five course Italian meal paired with six wines from award winning Carnation winery, Pleasant Hill Cellars. While guests enjoy the eveningfinale of port wine with dessert and coffee, nationally known recording artist Orville Johnson will take the stage.

Tickets are $75 per person for this four hour, five course, six wines, live music evening, and can be purchased at Sliders Café in Carnation.

Sliders Café is a bit of Route 66 on Route 203. Built inside Carnation’s historic landmark 1938 Gilmore gas station, with authentic vintage gas pumps out front, you will findSliders Café, an Italian sandwich eatery, retro diner and weekend breakfast stop. Sliders Café serves their signature Meatball Sliders, ethnic Italian grinders and other classicmenu items Wednesday through Sunday since opening in the spring of 2011.

Along with the retro diner experience inside this repurposed, original two bay garage building, Sliders Café hosts Bluegrass and Americana music concerts on the Marcia Lee Stage and operates Cowgirls Western Wear in what was the original gas station office.

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