Uncork Education and support scholarships at UAB on Oct. 27

The generosity of Uncork Education attendees over the years has allowed the UAB National Alumni Society to raise nearly $475,000 to go toward scholarships.

Uncork4Sample wines and craft beers while supporting student scholarships at the 11th annual Uncork Education event Sunday, Oct. 27, hosted by the University of Alabama at Birmingham National Alumni Society

This fun, popular wine and craft beer tasting event features live and silent auctions, mystery prizes, and other opportunities, held at the Alumni House. The generosity of those who have attended Uncork Education over the years has allowed the UAB NAS to raise nearly $475,000 to go toward scholarships.

The tasting, along with heavy hors d’oeuvres, and silent auction will begin at 5:30 p.m., with the live auction at 7 p.m. The key unlocking for the stocked bars will be at 7:45 p.m. The silent auction will end at 7:50 p.m.

New in 2019, attendees may limit their time in line and pre-order the popular Mystery Corks ($50), Stocked Bar Keys ($25) and the 2019 Blazer Wine ($30) when registering. Tickets are $60 per person. Registration is available online. For more information on Uncork Education, contact Liz McCullough at 205-934-3555 or lc90@uab.edu.

Some live and silent auction item highlights include:

  • Vacation rental for seven days at a beach house in Seacrest Beach, Florida (four-bedroom/four-bath, walking distance to Rosemary Beach and Alys Beach).
  • Special Blazer football, basketball and cheerleading experiences.
  • Private cooking class with a French chef.
  • Specially commissioned artwork by a member of the UAB family.
  • Dining experiences at award-winning restaurants in Birmingham.
  • Vacation rental for seven days at a beach house in Carillon Beach, Florida (three-bedroom/three-bath, between Destin and Panama City, 100 yards from the beach).
  • Atlanta Falcons game tickets.
  • Holiday gourmet meals for 12. Gift certificates for area restaurants and spas, barbecue tailgating packages, Chick-fil-A for a year, and more.