Final ‘Taste of Waynedale’ will be March 20

Attendees of a past Taste of Waynedale look over items. ( file photo)

The 10th and final final “Kingston’s Taste of Waynedale” will be March 20 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Mount Calvary Family Life Center, 1819 Reservation Drive. Proceeds will go to the Waynedale Corridor Project.

To date, 24 restaurants and businesses have committed to participating and will offer samples of a variety of food or drink. Participating restaurants include Azar’s Big Boy, Bandido’s, Belmont Beverage, the Bluebird Restaurant, Casa Ristorante, China Palace, Culver’s, Curly’s Village Inn, Ellison Bakery, Fort Wayne Chocolate Fountain, Hall’s Original Drive In, Hill’s Market, King Arthur’s Trolley, LaFogata, Mad Anthony Brewing Company, McAlister’s Deli, Miami Grill, Nine Mile Restaurant, Pizza Hut, Rise’n Roll Bakery & Deli, Sharing Peace Café, Shig’s In Pit, the Stand and Waynedale Bakery.

A large silent auction will also be held with gifts and services donated by local businesses. Tickets are $15 per person if paid in advance, $20 the day of the event. Tickets can be purchased at Kingston Residence, 7515 Winchester Road, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. using check or cash. Visit to purchase tickets with a credit card. Tickets can also be purchased at Hair Affair on Bluffton Road. Visit the Kingston Residence Facebook page for more details. The Waynedale News and JW Signs are also supporting the event.

“To date we have raised $73,500 for various local charities through this event,” Kingston Marketing Director Camille Garrison said in a statement “It has been our privilege to coordinate the Taste of Waynedale and watch it grow over the years. Kingston Residence is looking forward to co-sponsoring another large Waynedale event that is in the works for 2019.”