Join the Village of Empire at its 11th Annual Empire Asparagus Festival
2014 Schedule of Events
Please note that this schedule may be
subject to change as planning continues.
Friday, May 16th
Dance & Pig Roast 7.00pm to 10.00pm Front St. Empire
Come Dance & Dine on Art's Taverns famous Pig Roast and wash it down with one of your favorite Right Brain Brewery Brew!! It will be a foot-stompin' butt swingin' good time with music from THE BENZIE PLAYBOYS!!!!
Saturday, May 17th
5K Kick Ass-paragus Fun Run/Walk
Registration for the run starts at 9.00am at Empire Public Beach
11.00 am Asparagus Recipe Contest Asparagas Cook-Off
2.00pm “The Ode to Asparagus” Asparagus Poetry competition at the Township Hall Front St email entries to David Diller email@example.com
1PM to 4 PM Empire Area Museum will be open. Click here to visit our site
4PM ASPARAGUS PARADE No Entry Fee But MUST Salute Asparagus, Walk, Pedal, Dance, Horseback etc…
Asparagus Eats/Wine and Beer Tasting under The BIG TENT
11:00 a.m. thru 4:00 p.m. featuring...
Norconks Asparagus/Fresh & Pickled Asparagus
Empire Village Inn
Gemmas Coffee Shop & Baked Goods
Joes Friendly Tavern
Deerings Market and Bakery/Asparagus Brats
BAY TOWN KITCHEN Find us on Facebook
7.00pm Finale Fun Food with Live Music!
7:00 p.m. Enjoy Fresh local Food Prepared By Empire’s own Joe’s Friendly Tavern
JERK CHICKEN THIGHS ON A BED OF MARINATED QUINOA ASPARAGUS SALAD WITH ASPARAGUS / MELON SALAD & FRENCH BREAD
ASPARAGUS RATATOUILLE OVER SMASHED YUKON GOLD POTATOES SERVED WITH ASPARAGUS / MELON SALAD & FRENCH BREAD
PLUS Your Favorite Right Brain Brewery Brew With FREE LIVE MUSIC with Local Group “Goodboy”!
Sunday, May 18th
Sunday May 19th Empire Eagles Eagles Famous Breakfast
8am to noon at the Empire Township Hall