Festival will highlight Nebraska wines

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ASHLAND, Neb. (AP) -- A new wine festival is coming to Eugene T. Mahoney State Park this spring.

The first Toast Wine Festival is scheduled May 3-4 and will highlight wines from across Nebraska.

Guests may sample wines amid music, food and conversation. The weekend also will include an amateur winemaking competition, unique food pairings, art and jewelry vendors, seminars and trolley tours.

Tickets are $25, $35 or $65. The $35 and $65 tickets include commemorative items and unlimited wine samplings. A limited number of park cabins and lodge rooms are being set aside for guests of the festival. Tickets and more information are available at toastnebraska.com.