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WINE AND DINE IN THE VINES FUNDRAISER ON VERDE CAMPUS SET FOR OCTOBER 28

Tickets are $125 per person and can be purchased at www.yc.edu/WineAndDine

Yavapai Community College will hold its annual Wine and Dine in the Vines fundraiser October 28 on the Verde Campus, Saturday, October 28, beginning at 5 p.m.  The event was begun several years ago by the now defunct Greater Verde Valley Chapter of  the Yavapai College Foundation.  It has been carried on by the the Friends of the Southwest Wine Center.  Proceeds directly benefit the Viticulture and Enology (VEN) program, providing scholarships, student activities and education needs.

The Verde Valley Campus is located at 601 Black Hills Drive in Clarkdale.

The event will highlight more than 35 winemakers, restaurant owners, and local chefs. They will be offering tastings of their favorite dishes and wines.

Music will be provided by Blues Hall of Fame artist Leon J. Morton. His music encompasses acoustic Blues/Rock, Country, Country blues, and Americana. He was inducted into The Blues Hall of Fame by the National Heritage Foundation in 2011.