January First Friday WineShare to Be Held at Empire Market

(Joplin, MO) Downtown Joplin Alliance will hold the January First Friday WineShare on January 5, from 6:00 pm  to 8:00 pm, at the Empire Market. (931 E 4th Street).

Come check out what the 2024 season of the Empire Market has in store for you and explore the Bunny & Jane Newton Community Kitchen while you are here.

To keep things light and lively, Joplin Board Games will have a variety of communication-based party games available for all to play, such as Dixit, Stella, Monikers, Poetry for Neanderthals, Just One, Heads Up, and Take 5!

WineShare is a unique networking opportunity that takes place from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on the first Friday of each month. This event is held within rotating locations in Downtown Joplin and is sponsored by a local business.

It is free to attend and everyone over the age of 21 is welcome. Attendees bring a bottle of wine or a favorite craft beer to share and can spend the evening enjoying the company of other downtown enthusiasts. Light snacks will be available. There will also be a drawing for attendees, who can win gift cards to Main Street Axe Co. or Chaos Brewing Co.

Lori Haun, Executive Director of Downtown Joplin Alliance says, “January’s WineShare is back at our home base and we couldn’t be happier. We’ll be unveiling our 2024 Event Schedule, touring the kitchen, and playing some fun games — it should be a fun, relaxing way to kick off the new year!”

For more information, or to inquire about sponsoring a 2024 Wineshare, contact lori@downtownjoplin.com

About Downtown Joplin Alliance: 

Downtown Joplin Alliance is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the revitalization of the downtown community as a thriving, safe and attractive center of art, history, enterprise, commerce, culture, residence and entertainment. Downtown Joplin is host to many monthly, seasonal, and annual events designed to encourage community involvement and stimulate the local economy.


Ivy Hagedorn, Programming & Marketing Director
Downtown Joplin Alliance

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