Happy Independence Day!  There are lots of fun activities taking place this month and Makanda Inn is located in the middle of all of them! Peaches are here- Check out Rendleman Orchards Farm Market or Flamm to take home a bustle to make refreshing peach smoothies or peach ice tea. Blue Sky is celebrating there 4th Anniversary Festival on the 4th with live music, great wine and fireworks. Later in the month Von Jakob will be celebrating by bringing back by popular demand “The Boat Drunks” a renowned Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band paired with awesome wine and fabulous food all day!

Things around the expansion and addtional projects are coming along nicely. I have what looks to be an rocking stage in progress that we will use for bands, weddings, plays, poetry readings, ANYTHING REALLY! My herb garden is completed and planted- crossing my fingers I will have some veggies this summer.  Come check out the progress or join in on the fun!

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23 Summer VonJakobville – Mark your calendars now for a day filled with music, award-winning wine, food & fun! Back by popular demand: “The Boat Drunks,” a nationally known Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band will be performing their specialized self-described “tangy tropical rock” at Von Jakob Vineyard! Doors open at 10 am, lunch available at noon and music from 3:00 – 7:30 pm. $15 cover charge includes souvenir wine glass. For more details please call (618) 893-4600.