OAKHURST – Historic Hotel & Restaurant Sierra Sky Ranch will host a Blues, Brews & BBQ event to benefit Kurtis for Mayor on behalf of Boys & Girls Club of Oakhurst beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 21.
Advance tickets are $20, $25 at the door and include wine tastings by San Joaquin Wineries, as well as wine and Sparkling Tequila tasting by TeQava. BBQ dinner will be available for an additional cost.
Tickets can be purchased at Oakhurst Feed & Pet Supply and Sierra Sky Ranch or online at www.Facebook.com/OakhurstMayor. All tickets purchased will be entered in a door prize drawing for One Night Stay & Dinner for Two courtesy of Sierra Sky Ranch.Mark Monreal will begin the evening’s entertainment at 7 p.m. followed by headliner Brad Wilson Live and a jam session led by Jimmy Collier.
Brad Wilson is a California guitar slinger who plays rocked-up blues and is a charismatic and talented guitarist, vocalist and songwriter. Performing over 100 shows a year, Brad has become known as a smokin’ hot Blues player who can rock the house all night long with the best of them. His songwriting has a hard-charging Americana/Blues/Roots style. His guitar playing is contemporary blues and he can rip on lead. Brad’s live show is presented with spirit and class.
Brad and his band have a soulful Americana sound with Brad tapping into all his sources of inspiration. His concerts are the kind of high-octane performances that have made him a standout hit at countless festivals, clubs, wineries and major events. Brad’s energetic shows and entertaining appeal have made him a repeat performer at many of the West Coast’s biggest festivals!
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Kurtis for Honorary Mayor Campaign. In Oakhurst Honorary Mayor’s Race, candidates compete for nine weeks to see who can raise the most funds for their non-profit organizations, with each $1 raised counting as a vote. The winner will serve as an ambassador for Oakhurst by attending special events and ribbon cuttings throughout the next year. Kurtis Foster is running on behalf of Boys & Girls Club of Oakhurst.
Kurtis Foster served seven years as a Marine and was medically discharged in 2010 after three tours in Iraq and has been honored with three purple hearts. He is a Yosemite High School alumni and a full time single father. Kurtis wanted to get involved with the Boys & Girls Club to help it continue to thrive so that his two-year-old son Christian can be offered the benefit of its great programs one day.
The Boys & Girls Club of Oakhurst is a non-profit youth development organization dedicated to promoting the educational, vocational, health leadership and character of boys and girls in a safe, nurturing environment. The Club provides more than a safe, fun and constructive alternative to being home alone – they offer a variety of award-winning developmental programs to help youth build skills, self-esteem and values during critical periods of growth.
“The mission of the Boys & Girls Club of Oakhurst is to inspire and assist all young people, especially those who need us the most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.”
Additional upcoming Kurtis for Mayor events include a showing of Wreck-it Ralph at Met Cinemas on June 27, and a family day of fun at River Creek Golf Course on June 30. Visit www.BGCOakhurst.com or www.Facebook.com/OakhurstMayor for more information.
Tickets can be purchased online or at Oakhurst Feed and Supply at 40119 Enterprise Drive in Oakhurst.