Freeport Arts Center hosts wine & cheese event Feb. 3

Sample wines, cheeses and chocolates

Event runs 7-10 p.m., with cost of $12 for FAC members and $15 for non-members

FREEPORT—Freeport Arts Center’s (FAC) Annual Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Fund-raiser is set for Saturday, Feb. 3. Proceeds from the event will benefit FAC, and gift baskets from area merchants will be raffled off.

“Become a new member of FAC and receive one free ticket to the fund-raiser,” said Carolyn Mitchell, event chairman.

Current members can give a new “family” or “sponsor” memberships to a friend and receive two free tickets to the tasting.

Sample from dozens of wines, cheeses and chocolates. The event will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Reservations may be made by calling FAC at (815) 235-9755 or by e-mailing Tickets are $12 per person for members and $15 for non-members. Tickets sold at the door will be $20.

FAC is at 121 N. Harlem Ave., Freeport, and is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Friday and noon-5 p.m., Saturday. Tours may be scheduled by calling (815) 235-9755. Admission is free, although donations are accepted.

From the Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2007, issue

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