SUMMIT, NJ - The 33rd annual 'Taste of Summit', the Summit Historical Society's key yearly fundraiser, will be plated March 29, from 6 - 8:30 p.m., at the Grand Summit Hotel. More than 20 of Summit’s finest restaurants and food merchants will serve 'tastes' that showcase specialties spanning many cuisines, including Italian, American and Mexican.

There will also be desserts from Summit’s finest bakers and a cash bar, along with special eats and activities for kids 12 and under with music supplied by Paul Fessock and musicians from Summit’s World of Rock.  

During the Taste of Summit, historical society trustees will draw the winning raffle ticket for a quartet of prizes:

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  • An overnight stay for two with dinner and breakfast at The Grand Summit Hotel
  • A necklace from Schroth & Lorenson Jewelers
  • An AncestryDNA Genetic & Ethnicity Test
  • A Summit Antiques Center gift certificate

The $5 raffle tickets are being sold at the Carter House, located at 90 Butler Parkway, on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., and on Wednesdays, from 1 to 4 p.m., as well as at Sweet Nothings, located at 26 Beechwood Road, on Mondays through Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Raffle tickets will also be available for purchase the night of the event.  

The Summit Historical Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of Summit through the Carter House museum and its archives. All funds raised will help the society continue its mission of safeguarding records, documents, maps, books and artifacts as well as antique furnishings and clothes connected to the history of Summit and making them available to the public at the Carter House, the oldest house in Summit.   

Tickets for the Taste of Summit, priced at $50 per adult and $20 per child (ages 6 through 12), are on sale now and available by calling 908-277-1747 or by sending a check -- payable to the Summit Historical Society -- to P. O.  Box 464, Summit 07902-0464. Tickets will also be sold at the door.

For more information, visit summithistoricalsociety.org, contact summithistoricalsociety@gmail.com or call 908-277-1747.