The Lincoln Wine & Food Experience returns to the Embassy Suites in downtown Lincoln for a second year on Friday, Feb. 26 from 4 to 8 p.m.  The event gives participants an opportunity to sample exquisite food and wines from around the world.  Proceeds from the event and associated silent auction support the Lincoln Community Playhouse.

Tickets can be purchased at the Lincoln Community Playhouse, 2500 S. 56th Street, or at any Lincoln Russ’s Market store.  General admission tickets cost $25 each and include food and wine sampling at more than 75 vendor booths as well as participation in the silent auction.

A popular feature of last year’s event, the reserve room returns for 2010.  Tickets are limited in quantity and cost $50 each.  Reserve room guests will enjoy a special selection of professionally catered food from Russ’s Market, reserve wines and access to the entire general admission area.

For more information about the Lincoln Wine & Food Experience, visit

B&R Stores, Inc., a Lincoln, Nebraska-based, employee-owned company, was founded in 1962 by Russ Raybould. During the past 46 years, the company has grown to include four store concepts (Russ’s Market, Super Saver, ALPS and Grand Central Apple Market) located in seven cities across Nebraska and Iowa. For more information, visit