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September 20, 2013

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ASHLAND — WIne fundraiser will be Sept. 28


Tickets are on sale now for the Marshall Artists Series’ annual Uncorked! Fund-raiser, a wine festival slated from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Frederick Building on Fourth Avenue.

The event includes food, music and live and silent auctions. Tickets are $40.

Guests will check in at the Keith-Albee Theatre to retrieve a tasting glass, wristband and bidding number. Check-in begins at 3 p.m.

The VIP wine tasting package for $125 per ticket includes admission to the general tasting, along with a premium wine tasting from 4 p.m. 5 p.m. just prior to the general tasting. The premium tasting features wines valued at $50 or rated 90+ along with complimentary hors d’oeuvres. The Premium Package for 10 is $2,500 and includes everything from the VIP package and additionally includes five VIP parking passes for the lot adjacent to the Keith-Albee Theatre. A limited number of premium packages are available and must be reserved in advance by calling (304) 696-3326 or emailing artistsseries@marshall.edu.

The kick-off event for Uncorked! will be “An Evening in Argentina” at 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at The Frederick. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and South American food and wine will be featured, along with music by The Mielgo Trio of Buenos Aires. Tickets are $100 per person. For reservations, call 21 @ The Frederick at (304) 529-0222.

Stuart junior tale Sept. 28


“Old Ben,” a story for Appalachian folk of all ages, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at the John P. Stephens Cultural Arts Center.

 This Jesse Stuart junior book is brought to life as a music/drama production with live old-time music by Kentucky Memories.  A naturalist from Shawnee State Park will be there with her pet black snake and she will present a presentation on the importance and dangers of snakes.

Admission is $3 per person at the door.

For more information, call Anne Stephens at the Greenup Extension Service at (606) 836-0201.

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