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Witches Night Out in Utica

Dust off your broom and grab your gal pals for a fun Girls’ Night Out in downtown Utica... Good witches and bad are all welcome! Leave the kiddos at home and come get your witch on at Witches Night Out in Utica, October 18th!

Advance tickets are $20 per witch and include a spooky commemorative wine glass and ghoulish treat from The Makery on Mill, a beautiful glass of witch’s brew from August Hill Winery (21 and over event) and the COOLEST blue truck fall photo set for your witchy friends and you to take your own ghoulish selfies from Blue Truck Photography!

At their locations there will also be:

-readings from four different psychics and card readers available for $10 for 10 minutes (first come first serve)
-special FUNdraiser purchases available (proceeds benefit Cops 4 Cancer)
-eye popping store specials at our locations throughout the evening
-door prizes to win
-photo ops
-live music by Ric Soens from 4-8 pm at the AHW Tasting Room
-all kinds of Utica witch concoctions and surprises!

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Also, although you aren’t required to dress up, there will an awesome prize for both “BEST WITCH HAT” and “BEST OVERALL COSTUME”.

This is a shopping/wining/fundraising event put on by The Makery on Mill, August Hill Winery and Blue Truck Photography and a portion of the proceeds will go to a local charity, Cops4Cancer! Please note that alcohol will not be allowed on the street during the event.

Tickets are required...so reserve yours now by clicking the PayPal link! (And write “WiNO” in the PayPal comments, along with the witches’ names you are paying for and SAVE your email receipt!) NAMES and EMAIL RECEIPTS are important! You can also purchase tickets via cash at The Makery on Mill, August Hill Winery and Blue Truck Photography! Tickets are $20 each in advance.

Check-in on the night of the event is at The Makery of Mill, 167 Mill Street, Utica. The August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Tasting Room is located at 106 Mill Street, and Blue Truck Photography is located at 166 Mill Street.