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Denison Arts & Wine Renaissance, April 26 - 28, 2012


Writing and blogging for business and for fun, Mia Sherwood Landau works from her cabin in the woods on Lake Texoma, where she loves to knit and sew and and craft folk art whenever she's not writing or spending time on the water.

It starts today, so don't miss all the events scheduled for the Denison Arts & Wine Renaissance.

Visit this link for a schedule of all the events on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

April 26‚ÄČ-‚ÄČApril 28

The Palazzo
506 West Chestnut
Denison, TX 75020


There are separate tickets available for various events. All DAWR tickets can be purchased at Judy's Flowers 903-465-2036 and Rialto event tickets at the Rialto theatre.

Downtown Open Late-Thursday, April 26, from 5-9 p.m. --ArtWalk (showcasing new venues for DAWR exhibits), businesses have open houses, hosting vendors, and more!

French Connection--Thursday, April 26, at 9:30 p.m. at Rialto $5-- 1971 Academy Award Winning dramatic thriller film with a French/American storyline.

Educated Evening at Vinita & Heritage Center-- Friday, April 27, at 6:00 p.m. $75 (deadline April 19) -- A reception will be held at the former home of T.V. Munson. Tours of the basement will offer a special twist. The Grayson College Culinary Arts will provide a five course meal with commentary and wine parings presented by the Viticulture Dept.

Blues Brother Show--Friday, April 27, at 8:30 p.m. at Rialto $15--Briefcase Blues is a 9-piece tribute band featuring "Jake" and "Elwood" performing famous Blues Brothers tunes

Art Show--View Art in Galleries all weekend(new format/venue)

Demonstrations--Saturday, April 28, at 10:00 a.m., 11:15 a.m., and 12:30 p.m. $5 (Advance Tickets Encouraged-Limited Seating) Food & Wine specific demonstrations in Downtown Denison provided by Grayson College Culinary Arts & Viticulture Experts

Bottle Shock--Saturday, April 28, at 2:30 p.m. at Rialto $5--2008 comedy/drama on winemaking

Tours of Vinita--Saturday, April 28, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at 530 W. Hanna--Learn about T.V. Munson's everlasting effect on the wine industry and see restored home

Main Event--Saturday, April 28 at 7:00 p.m. at The Palazzo, 506 W. Chestnut Advance Tickets $30--Gala featuring Texas wineries, local eateries, dancing exhibition, silent auction, and art. Look for the artistic display of mannequins and puppets!

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