Second Annual Laughter in the Vineyard a Huge Success!

Posted May 1st, 2017 in Norm Foster, Blog

On Sunday, April 30th, The Foster Festival's annual Laughter in the Vineyard Fundraiser at Vineland Estates Winery in Niagara was a great success!


As a result of the support and generosity of our guests, sponsors and auction donors the Foster Festival was able to reach it's fundraising goal for this event! A big thank you to everyone involved - our Volunteers and Board of Directors - we could not have put this event together without you. Bravo!

Guests enjoyed an afternoon of fine food, fine wine, and laughter overlooking the beautiful vineyard in Vineland Estates Winery's Carriage House.

Laughter in the Vineyard guests were treated to Wine Blending Sessions, Private Tea Leaf Readings, fine food, fine wine, a very entertaining Live Auction and a sneak peek of our World Premiere Production of Norm Foster's Lunenburg.

Cast members Melanie Janzen, Catherine McGregor and Peter Krantz tickled our guests' funny bones with their scene reading from one of Foster's newest plays set in Nova Scotia and titled, Lunenburg. The walls in the Carriage House vibrated with laughter. We are sure to have another laugh-out-loud Foster hit on our hands! 

Lunenburg runs August 2 - August 18, 2017 at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre in downtown St. Catharines - Humour with Heart in the heart of Niagara!

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Laughter in the Vineyard, Wine Blending Session at Vineland Estates Winery

(Laughter in the Vineyard guests enjoying their Wine Blending Session at Vineland Estates Winery)

Blending Merlot and Cabernet Franc

As a part of their full Laughter in the Vineyard experience, guests were treated to a Wine Blending Session to find their perfect blend. Cheers!


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Thank You To Our Generous Foster Festival Sponsors

  • Meridian Credit Union | The Foster Festival Sponsor, St. Catharines

  • NewsTalk 610 CKTB | The Foster Festival Sponsor, St. Catharines

  • Vineland Estate Winery | The Foster Festival Sponsor, St. Catharines

  • Tymbrel.com Smarter Websites | The Foster Festival Sponsor

  • Ferguson Neudorf | The Foster Festival Sponsor, St. Catharines

  • Sullivan Mahoney Lawyers | The Foster Festival Sponsor, St. Catharines

  • Your TV | The Foster Festival Sponsor, St. Catharines

  • ez ROCK 105.7 | The Foster Festival Sponsor, St. Catharines

  • Alexanian Carpet & Flooring | The Foster Festival Sponsor, St. Catharines

  • Howick Apartments | The Foster Festival Sponsor, St. Catharines

  • Smithcom, Season Sponsor, Norm Foster Comedy Festival
  • Burtnik Printing, Sponsor, Norm Foster Comedy Festival
  • FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre
  • Form & Affect, Production Sponsor, Norm Foster Comedy Festival
  • Niagara Casinos, Season Sponsor, Norm Foster Theatre Festival