Namaste in the Vineyard - YOGA CLASS
Jun
25
2:00 pm14:00

Namaste in the Vineyard - YOGA CLASS

Join us for an hour long yoga class guided by yoga instructor, Leona Mostowski. Enjoy the beautiful, natural souroundings in the vineyard while opening your mind and body with yoga! After the class, enjoy your favorite glass of Carlos Creek wine (included in the registration price). The classes will be rain or shine (as we do have a backup location in the case of bad weather). BYOYM - bring your own yoga mat! 

YOGA INSTRUCTOR - LEONA MOSTOWSKI
As a lover of the outdoors, Leona knew when completing her 200 hour yoga teacher training in 2016 that she wanted to bring the "OM" outdoors. After practicing yoga for almost a decade, she is now the proud owner of Roots & Wings Yoga LLC, providing outdoor vinyasa classes across Central Minnesota. She believes that yoga is for everyone, and that it provides a lifelong practice in self-discovery and letting your inner light shine bright. When not on the mat, Leona works as a youth development professional, and in her free time enjoys coffee, hiking, discovering new places, and spending time with family and friends.
The Killer Vees
Jun
30
7:00 pm19:00

The Killer Vees

Kicking off the summer with The Killer Vees in concert at Carlos Creek Winery! We are excited to welcome the Vees again to the winery stage! The concert will be held inside! So rain or shine, be ready to rock-out with this amazing group of musicians and singers!

You must purchase a ticket to attend. Included in the ticket price will be an assortment of appetizers! Wine, beer & non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. We do not allow food & beverages to be brought on to the property. All food & beverages must be purchased on sight.

All tickets are general admission. No seats will be reserved. Doors will open at 6:15. Must be 21 or older to attend.

Jul
23
2:00 pm14:00

Namaste in the Vineyard - YOGA CLASS

Join us for an hour long yoga class guided by yoga instructor, Leona Mostowski. Enjoy the beautiful, natural souroundings in the vineyard while opening your mind and body with yoga! After the class, enjoy your favorite glass of Carlos Creek wine (included in the registration price). The classes will be rain or shine (as we do have a backup location in the case of bad weather). BYOYM - bring your own yoga mat! 

YOGA INSTRUCTOR - LEONA MOSTOWSKI
As a lover of the outdoors, Leona knew when completing her 200 hour yoga teacher training in 2016 that she wanted to bring the "OM" outdoors. After practicing yoga for almost a decade, she is now the proud owner of Roots & Wings Yoga LLC, providing outdoor vinyasa classes across Central Minnesota. She believes that yoga is for everyone, and that it provides a lifelong practice in self-discovery and letting your inner light shine bright. When not on the mat, Leona works as a youth development professional, and in her free time enjoys coffee, hiking, discovering new places, and spending time with family and friends.
Aug
4
7:00 pm19:00

Jeff James Barn Dance

Continuing our summer/fall Barn Dance Series with Jeff James at Carlos Creek Winery! We are excited to welcome the Jeff again to the winery stage! The concert will be held inside! So rain or shine, be ready to rock-out with this amazing musician and singer! Sure to entertain and get you dancing!

You must purchase a ticket to attend. Included in the ticket price will be an assortment of appetizers! Wine, beer & non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. We do not allow food & beverages to be brought on to the property. All food & beverages must be purchased on sight.

All tickets are general admission. No seats will be reserved. Doors will open at 6:15. Must be 21 or older.

Aug
27
2:00 pm14:00

Namaste in the Vineyard - YOGA CLASS

Join us for an hour long yoga class guided by yoga instructor, Leona Mostowski. Enjoy the beautiful, natural souroundings in the vineyard while opening your mind and body with yoga! After the class, enjoy your favorite glass of Carlos Creek wine (included in the registration price). The classes will be rain or shine (as we do have a backup location in the case of bad weather). BYOYM - bring your own yoga mat! 

YOGA INSTRUCTOR - LEONA MOSTOWSKI
As a lover of the outdoors, Leona knew when completing her 200 hour yoga teacher training in 2016 that she wanted to bring the "OM" outdoors. After practicing yoga for almost a decade, she is now the proud owner of Roots & Wings Yoga LLC, providing outdoor vinyasa classes across Central Minnesota. She believes that yoga is for everyone, and that it provides a lifelong practice in self-discovery and letting your inner light shine bright. When not on the mat, Leona works as a youth development professional, and in her free time enjoys coffee, hiking, discovering new places, and spending time with family and friends.
RAKU Pottery Experience
Sep
4
11:30 am11:30

RAKU Pottery Experience

Join us as we explore the art of RAKU firing! Pick out your own pre-made pottery piece - handmade by Bill & Mimi Seykora - glaze it (with assitance from Bill & Mimi) and watch the magic as we fire it right before your eyes. Learn and create all in one day! - a great activity to enjoy with friends and family.

Keep your creation or give it as a gift!

Sep
24
2:00 pm14:00

Namaste in the Vineyard - YOGA CLASS

Join us for an hour long yoga class guided by yoga instructor, Leona Mostowski. Enjoy the beautiful, natural souroundings in the vineyard while opening your mind and body with yoga! After the class, enjoy your favorite glass of Carlos Creek wine (included in the registration price). The classes will be rain or shine (as we do have a backup location in the case of bad weather). BYOYM - bring your own yoga mat! 

YOGA INSTRUCTOR - LEONA MOSTOWSKI
As a lover of the outdoors, Leona knew when completing her 200 hour yoga teacher training in 2016 that she wanted to bring the "OM" outdoors. After practicing yoga for almost a decade, she is now the proud owner of Roots & Wings Yoga LLC, providing outdoor vinyasa classes across Central Minnesota. She believes that yoga is for everyone, and that it provides a lifelong practice in self-discovery and letting your inner light shine bright. When not on the mat, Leona works as a youth development professional, and in her free time enjoys coffee, hiking, discovering new places, and spending time with family and friends.
Oct
13
7:00 pm19:00

Michael Shynes Full Band Barn Dance

Finishing off our summer/fall Barn Dance Series with Michael Shynes & Friends at Carlos Creek Winery! We are excited to welcome the Micahel Shynes again to the winery stage! This is the first appearance of Michael Shynes in Alexandria with a large band format! The concert will be held inside! So rain or shine, be ready to rock-out with this amazing musician and singer! Sure to entertain and get you dancing!

You must purchase a ticket to attend. Included in the ticket price will be an assortment of appetizers! Wine, beer & non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. We do not allow food & beverages to be brought on to the property. All food & beverages must be purchased on sight.

All tickets are general admission. No seats will be reserved. Doors will open at 6:15. Must be 21 or older.


RAKU Pottery Experience
May
29
11:30 am11:30

RAKU Pottery Experience

Join us as we explore the art of RAKU firing! Pick out your own pre-made pottery piece - handmade by Bill & Mimi Seykora - glaze it (with assitance from Bill & Mimi) and watch the magic as we fire it right before your eyes. Learn and create all in one day! - a great activity to enjoy with friends and family.

Keep your creation or give it as a gift!

Mother's Day Brunch & Browse
May
14
12:00 pm12:00

Mother's Day Brunch & Browse

Join us for our first Mother's Day Brunch & Browse! Bring your mom or loved ones for a relaxing day of mimosas, brunch and shopping! 

An elegant brunch:
Ham
Bacon
American Fries
Scrambled eggs with Cheese
Fresh Fruit
Asparagus
Cinnamon rolls
Yogurt Bar with fruit and toppings
Juice and Coffee bar
Endless Mimosas

With entertainment from Alexandria's own Ali Prestby and

Followed by a private shopping experience with the following Pop-Up Boutiques:
Style Safari, LulaRoe, Salt, Usborne, Burly Baby, Tastefully Simple, LipSense, ArtBar 39 and Carlos Creek.

Tickets will go on sale March 14th. Get your tickets early as we are limiting the brunch attendance to 100 people. 

Murder Mystery Dinner - "Murder at the Abbey"
Apr
22
7:00 pm19:00

Murder Mystery Dinner - "Murder at the Abbey"

Based on the tremendously popular "Downton Abbey" PBS show. Showcasing the lives of the gentrified British between the world wars -  both Upstairs & Downstairs, this show is chock-full of great characters to portray.  Will you be Lady Mary? Or Lord Grantham? Or perhaps the butler, Carson?  Or Mrs Patmore, the cook? Or the evil Thomas Barrow? Who will be the victim and who will be the murderer?

It will be a grand evening complete with a 4 course plated dinner in the style of the great English dinners of Downton Abbey. Please choose: Sliced Sirloin, Salmon or Chicken Curry for your main entree. $60/Person.

RAKU Pottery Experience
Apr
9
11:30 am11:30

RAKU Pottery Experience

Join us as we explore the art of RAKU firing! Pick out your own pre-made pottery piece - handmade by Bill & Mimi Seykora - glaze it (with assitance from Bill & Mimi) and watch the magic as we fire it right before your eyes. Learn and create all in one day! - a great activity to enjoy with friends and family.

Keep your creation or give it as a gift for the holidays!

Murder Mystery Dinner - "Murder at the Abbey"
Apr
1
7:00 pm19:00

Murder Mystery Dinner - "Murder at the Abbey"

Based on the tremendously popular "Downton Abbey" PBS show. Showcasing the lives of the gentrified British between the world wars -  both Upstairs & Downstairs, this show is chock-full of great characters to portray.  Will you be Lady Mary? Or Lord Grantham? Or perhaps the butler, Carson?  Or Mrs Patmore, the cook? Or the evil Thomas Barrow? Who will be the victim and who will be the murderer?

It will be a grand evening complete with a 4 course plated dinner in the style of the great English dinners of Downton Abbey. Please choose: Sliced Sirloin or Salmon for your main entree. $60/Person.

Valentine's Wine & Food Pairing Meal
Feb
14
6:00 pm18:00

Valentine's Wine & Food Pairing Meal

Enjoy beautifully paired wine and food courses in our intimate setting with the people you love! A five course meal including: 

1st Course: Mixed garden green salad with fresh strawberries, almonds, red onions and a raspberry vinaigrette

2nd Course: Butternut squash soup with toasted pine nuts

3rd Course: Blackened tilapia with mixed seasonal vegetables

4th Course: Sliced sirloin with roasted baby red potatoes

5th Course: flourless chocolate cake

Each course will be paired with an award winning Carlos Creek wine! No meal substitutions will be available - minor adjustments for food allergies likely can be made.

Murder Mystery Dinner - Murder at the Abbey - SOLD OUT
Feb
11
7:00 pm19:00

Murder Mystery Dinner - Murder at the Abbey - SOLD OUT

Based on the tremendously popular "Downton Abbey" PBS show. Showcasing the lives of the gentrified British between the world wars -  both Upstairs & Downstairs, this show is chock-full of great characters to portray.  Will you be Lady Mary? Or Lord Grantham? Or perhaps the butler, Carson?  Or Mrs Patmore, the cook? Or the evil Thomas Barrow? Who will be the victim and who will be the murderer?

It will be a grand evening complete with a 4 course plated dinner in the style of the great English dinners of Downton Abbey. Please choose: Sliced Sirloin, Salmon or Chicken Curry for your main entree. $60/Person.

Murder Mystery Dinner - Murder at the Abbey - SOLD OUT
Feb
10
7:00 pm19:00

Murder Mystery Dinner - Murder at the Abbey - SOLD OUT

Based on the tremendously popular "Downton Abbey" PBS show. Showcasing the lives of the gentrified British between the world wars -  both Upstairs & Downstairs, this show is chock-full of great characters to portray.  Will you be Lady Mary? Or Lord Grantham? Or perhaps the butler, Carson?  Or Mrs Patmore, the cook? Or the evil Thomas Barrow? Who will be the victim and who will be the murderer?

It will be a grand evening complete with a 4 course plated dinner in the style of the great English dinners of Downton Abbey. Please choose: Sliced Sirloin, Salmon or Chicken Curry for your main entree. $60/Person.

SOLD OUT Murder Mystery Dinner Theater - "A Dickens of a Killing"
Dec
3
7:00 pm19:00

SOLD OUT Murder Mystery Dinner Theater - "A Dickens of a Killing"

SOLD OUT! Welcome to a Holiday Party in Merry Olde England!

A little singing! A little dancing! A little murder! What could be more fun? Of course, Scrooge is up to his old tricks again, and someone bumps him off! Who did it? Miss Havisham? The Artful Dodger? Little Tiny Tim? Or…maybe you?!!

Whether you want to participate a little, or a lot, you’re sure to have a jolly good time, in jolly olde England, with “A Dickens of a Killing!”

MENU:

Imported and Domestic CheeseBoards | Sausage and Sage Stuffed Mushroom Caps

Carlos Creek Signature Winery Salad  |  Assorted Rolls

Chicken Roulade
Tuscan Herb Roast Beef
Sauteed Garlic Yellow and Green Beans
Roasted Baby Red Potatoes
Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Sautéed Apple Tini  |  Coffee

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater - Dead Like Me
Oct
28
6:30 pm18:30

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater - Dead Like Me

I see dead people! Well, I see a dead person…you. That’s right, you’re deceased! It’ll be a lot of fun for all you walking dead to catch up! But watch out for that rascal P. T. Barnum because he’s up to his old tricks and is trying to pull you into his latest scheme! But what do you threaten a dead man with? Find out by attending this goofy whodunit for the deceased where you’ll meet lots of crazy characters! Join us for an exciting evening of murder, mystery and mayhem at the funniest dinner theater show in Alexandria. Who knew being dead was so much fun!?!? 

Tickets are $55 and include appetizers, dinner, dessert and the show. BYOC (Bring Your Own Costume).

Applefest
Oct
22
11:00 am11:00

Applefest

Family Fun Day at the Winery! No Admission Charge
Bring the kids and enjoy Fall in the vineyard. FREE Horse-drawn wagon rides, Pumpkin-Chunkin Catapult Demonstrations, Pie Eating Contest, Quilt Show and Live Quilt Auction at 2:00, Food Vendors, Wine Tasting, Beer & Cider.

Live Bands:

Locklin Road (Irish) from 2:00-6:00

 

Grape Stomp 2016
Sep
16
Sep 18

Grape Stomp 2016

  • FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16TH: Admission $5 - Open NOON - 7:00PM
  • SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17TH: Admission $5 - Open 10:00AM - 7:00PM
  • SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18TH: Admission $3 - Open 11:00AM - 4:00PM

Come experience our Grape Stomp and Fall Festival held annually the second weekend after Labor Day. The three day festival is packed with excitement including 12 bands on 4 stages, over 100 food, juried artist and marketplace vendors, a logging camp show, man cave with beer (Schell's Brewery), wine tasting, and of course Grape Stomping !! Shuttles run from the Runestone Community Center (additional parking) and many Alexandria hotels, plus there’s plenty of on-site parking. Click here for more details.

CUBA Travel Show
Jun
12
2:00 pm14:00

CUBA Travel Show

Travel with Carlos Creek Winery to this charming and unspoiled country! Learn more about our great nine-day trip which includes all hotels, most meals, excursions and airfare - for under $3700 per person. Travel dates are June 2017. Only 5 rooms remain! See our full travel brochure for more details: http://static1.squarespace.com/static/535ee578e4b0daaf97db7663/t/56aa6ab057eb8d1b0b101810/1454009016201/Cuba+Brochure+Web.pdf

Wine Barrel Beer Tap
May
29
12:00 pm12:00

Wine Barrel Beer Tap

The brewer's at Schell's have made a special beer and aged it in one of our retired Marquette wine barrels. The beer will be tapped and served on Sunday, May 29th as part of Alexandria's Wake the Lakes Memorial Weekend celebration. We'll also have live music from 10am - 6pm. Food trucks, beer and wine will be available all day. Our Awake the Grapes 5K & 10K vineyard runs will be held the same day starting at 8:00 am. Run the race - then stay for some great food, one of a kind beer, and fun music!

Awake the Grapes Runs
May
29
8:00 am08:00

Awake the Grapes Runs

Alexandria Figure Skating Club/Kiwanis Club is excited to bring to you the 6th annual Awake the Grapes 10K and 5K! This event will take place on the beautiful grounds of Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria, MN.

Proceeds from this run will go to the Alexandria Figure Skating Club/Kiwanis Club to help support both clubs. Each racer participating in the 10K and 5K will receive a Awake the Grapes long sleeved t-shirt if registered online by midnight on May 25, 2016.

Onsite registration will be open.  Shirts will not be available at onsite registration.
Schedule
7:30 - 8:45 am Registration/Chip pick up
9:00 am - 10K Race start
9:15 am - 5K Race start
 

REGISTER HERE: https://www.zapevent.com/userlogin.aspx?eventid=10041

MEMORIAL WEEKEND!
May
28
May 29

MEMORIAL WEEKEND!

Join us for Memorial Weekend!

FRIDAY:
Open 11:00 am - 6:00 pm. Stop in and stock up on CCW wines for the cabin!

SATURDAY:
Open 11:00 am - 6:00 pm. 
Live Music with BAT from 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Food Truck & Beer Served
FREE Horse Drawn Wagon Rides from 1:00-5:00

SUNDAY:
Open 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
AWAKE THE GRAPES 5K & 10K RUNS Begin at 8:00 am
WINE BARREL BEER TAP
  Schell's Brewery Taps our Marquette Barrel filled with a special beer only available today!
  Beer, Wine & Food available throughout the day.
  Wine Barrel Auction for Wounded Warrior Project
  Live Music! 10:00 - 2:00: Anthony Miltich | 2:00-6:00 BAT Bennett
  FREE Horse Drawn Wagon Rides from 1:00-5:00

MONDAY:
Open Noon-6:00 pm
 

Mother's Day
May
8
12:00 pm12:00

Mother's Day

Celebrate Mother's Day at the Winery with free Mimosas for all Moms, live music both inside with Josie Nelson and outside with T-Bone Rey. Art Bar 39 will also be offering a Rustic Art class. A separate fee of $49 is required for the class. Register Here.

West Central MN Grape Grower's Workshop
May
7
9:00 am09:00

West Central MN Grape Grower's Workshop

"SPRAYING FOR EXCELLENCE" Our sixth annual workshop will feature industry experts with programs for irradiating fungus, lessening winter damage and reducing pests. We'll also have a hands-on afternoon of pruning, propagating and production tours! And our "Bring Your Own Wine" Lunch is fabulous and included. $35 fee includes workshop, lunch & breaks. Growers under contract with Carlos Creek receive complimentary admission.

View Agenda Here

May
3
3:30 pm15:30

Wine Tasting 101

WINE TASTING 101 - $20

Learn how to read wine labels, why we swirl wine in the glass, and how to smell, taste and describe wine. Offered Tuesday - Thursday at 1:00 and some Sundays. On-line reservations are required. Class is  45 minutes.

Bootlegger's Bash
Apr
30
5:00 pm17:00

Bootlegger's Bash

Bigger and better than ever, the Bootleggers Bash is a 1920’s speakeasy-themed dance and dinner held at the beautiful Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria, MN. Live dance music for the evening is performed by the Night Owls.

All ticket prices include tax.

Murder Mystery Dinner - SOLD OUT
Apr
16
7:00 pm19:00

Murder Mystery Dinner - SOLD OUT

"MURDER AT THE ABBEY"

Join us for a Downton Abbey inspired Murder Mystery Dinner, an evening filled with gossip and intrigue. Find out who the murder is, will it be Carson the butler, Mary the socialite or the unassuming Sybal?

4 Course Dinner starts with appetizers, then salads, the main entree (always 2 choices, (please let us know if you need Gluten Free or Vegetarian) and ends with dessert. Price is $55/person. Beer and wine will be available to purchase.

Murder Mystery Dinner - SOLD OUT
Apr
15
7:00 pm19:00

Murder Mystery Dinner - SOLD OUT

"MURDER AT THE ABBEY"

Join us for a Downton Abbey inspired Murder Mystery Dinner, an evening filled with gossip and intrigue. Find out who the murder is, will it be Carson the butler, Mary the socialite or the unassuming Sybal?

4 Course Dinner starts with appetizers, then salads, the main entree (always 2 choices, (please let us know if you need Gluten Free or Vegetarian) and ends with dessert. Price is $55/person. Beer and wine will be available to purchase.

Valentine Sweetheart Special
Feb
13
Feb 14

Valentine Sweetheart Special

 

Come out with your sweetheart to Carlos Creek Winery to celebrate Valentine's Day. Enjoy live Music on Saturday 2:00-6:00 and ArtBar39 couples painting class on Sunday (signup for the painting class through the ArtBar39.com site).

If you would like a special table reserved for two, please reserve your spot by purchasing a ticket for the Valentine's Sweetheart Special below! The reservation includes wine, cheese and chocolate pairing for two and your own table. Reservations are limited and are for one hour increments. 

The wine, cheese & chocolate pairings will be available without a reservation both Saturday & Sunday, but know space will be limited without a reservation. 

Downton Abbey Season Six Preview & Dinner
Dec
10
6:00 pm18:00

Downton Abbey Season Six Preview & Dinner

The evening begins with an elegant English dinner in the winery prepared by La Ferme. Wear your best Downton Abbey clothes and be prepared for elegance! Tickets for the dinner are extremely limited and can be purchased through Pioneer Public TV. Following dinner, we head to the Grand Stables at Carlos Creek for a one-hour preview of Season Six. Best Downton costumes, lots of Downton Swag and Silent Auction items. Admission to the preview is free! Beer and Wine available for purchase.

You can purchase tickets for the meal at: www.pioneer.org/carloscreek

Murder Mystery Dinner
Dec
5
7:00 pm19:00

Murder Mystery Dinner

"HARM FOR THE HOLIDAYS" - Christmas Murder Mystery

Welcome to the holiday party, (and business meeting), for the family-run business of Harm Enterprises, LLC. You may know them fro their fancy candles...but that's just a cover for the real business of Harm. Crime! That's right! (...and you are part of the family.) This will be your chance to ponder that age old question...

"Is there a murderer among thieves?"

4 Course Dinner starts with appetizers, then salads, the main entree (always 2 choices, (please let us know if you need Gluten Free or Vegetarian) and ends with dessert. Price is $55/person. Beer and wine will be available to purchase.



Harvest Gala - Butterfly Hill Nature Preschool Fundraiser
Nov
20
5:30 pm17:30

Harvest Gala - Butterfly Hill Nature Preschool Fundraiser

Join Butterfly Hill for a night of laughter, dinner, silent art auction, wine lover's hors d'oeurves, and a comedy/hypnosis show. Invite your friends and family! Dress up and have a night out on the town!  


Butterfly Hill strives to make a developmentally appropriate, nature based preschool education available and more attainable to families in the Alexandria Community. Proceeds from the silent art auction and tickets sales will benefit families at Butterfly Hill Nature Preschool through their tuition assistance program.

Call Kristen for more information! 320-763-0130  
Are you an artist? They are looking for donations for their silent art auction!  
Purchase tickets at eventbrite.com or at Butterfly Hill Nature Preschool.

Girl's Night Out
Nov
7
6:00 pm18:00

Girl's Night Out

The guys are hunting, so we're staying open late for a special party just for the girls! Tons of door prizes, free appetizers, wine specials and the very unique "Z-Bo" Traveling Boutique. Admission is free and we'll even have a variety of beer and soda available for any non wine drinkers (do they really exist?)