Sip & Savor 2021: A Bourbon & Bites Bash was one for the books! Thank you to everyone who came out to support local restaurants and the Clay Center for the Arts.

We’d like to take this opportunity to show our deep appreciation to…

Our restaurant partners Ichiban Pan-Asian Cuisine, Noah’s Restaurant and Lounge, Bricks & Barrels, 1010 Bridge Restaurant & Catering, Hale House, and Sam’s Uptown Cafe for creating unique and delicious experiences for guests!!

Event sponsors – AARP West Virginia, Encova Insurance, United Bank, Arnett Carbis Toothman LLP, James Becker, @Bourbondoctor, Tim & Rachelle Dunlap, Greylock Energy, Sonny & Ellen Johnstone, Duane & Katy Shurow, Doug & Marisa Skaff, Dr. Jacqueline Stump, and Dr. John F. Wiles – thank you for making this event possible; we’re so incredibly grateful for your generosity!!

The Sip & Savor Planning Committee, especially our chair, Jenny Newman. Your commitment to the Clay Center is inspiring!

DJEJ for providing amazing entertainment, as always.

Ruddshots for capturing some incredible photos from all of the tastings!!

Mountain State Beverage for their engaging bourbon presentations!

We hope you had so much fun enjoying great bourbon and delicious bites while supporting a great cause. When you support Friends of Clay Center events, you’re not only going to have a great time, but you’ll make a meaningful difference. Thank you for making this year’s event a success and for providing fun and relevant STEAM education programming to West Virginians.

Can’t wait to see you at the next Sip & Savor! Cheers!!

Friends of Clay Center is a group of young professionals committed to the success of the Clay Center and its STEAM education programs. By hosting unique fundraising events, serving as ambassadors in the community and being a pipeline for the Center’s future leaders, Friends of Clay actively upholds the Clay Center’s mission. Click here to learn more about Friends of Clay or to join today.


Arnett Carbis Toothman, LLP


Greylock Energy

Sonny & Ellen Johnstone

                                                                       Dr. Jacqueline Stump

                                                                          Dr. John F. Wiles

                                                                      Tim & Rachelle Dunlap

                                                                              James Becker

                                                                     Duane & Kathy Shurow 

                                                                       Doug & Marisa Skaff