The “Independence Uncorked” Wine Festival will be held on September, 10th, 2016 from 1:00pm-6:00pm on the grounds of the Historic Bingham-Waggoner Estate in Independence, MO. Independence Uncorked will be one of the largest Missouri wine festivals in the state featuring over 22 Missouri wineries sampling several of their wines, a guest spirits distiller, and over 2000 attendees. The day will also feature art, music, beer, food booths and wine classes. The event is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Eastern Independence and presented by Cornell Roofing and Sheet Metal. The cost will be $25 in advance and $35 at the door and will include a wine glass and 4 bottle wine bag. The Bingham-Waggoner Estate is an 1852 mansion and estate once owned by George Caleb Bingham, the famous Missouri artist. Proceeds from the events will go towards various national and local charities supported by Rotary. Beneficiaries include the McCoy Park all-inclusive Play Ground, Great Plains SPCA, Community Services League, Independence School District Character Plus Program, Special Olympics, Shoes for Orphan Soles, Shelter Box, Job One sheltered workshop, Rotary Youth Camp and the Rotary Foundation to name just a few. Bring your lawn chairs and spend the afternoon. No outside food or drink allowed, but food will be available for sale.