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Wine and Cheese Lecture with Big Fish Cider at the EJC Arboretum

Fri, 9 Sep 2016 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Kirk Billingsley from Big Fish Cider in Monterey, VA, speaks on antique and heritage varieties of apples, grafting techniques and the cider-making process using apples from unkept, organically managed orchards.  A reception begins at 5:00 pm. Demonstration by an Executive Sous Chef from JMU Catering and prepared tastings with international cheeses and two alcoholic beverages of choice per guests other than JMU students is included in the $20 ticket price. Event registration is required and opens online at, go to the Events page, August 9. Or call the arboretum (540) 568-3194 during business hours for more information.

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