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Tickets on sale for Fraser Valley Library’s Progressive Dinner

Special to the Sky-Hi NewsFraser, CO Colorado

If the cold weather has you dreaming of cozy nights sharing wine and food with friends, mark your calendar for Dec. 7 for the Fraser Valley Library’s annual Progressive Dinner. The dinner benefits the Fraser Valley Library and the Grand County Library District while showcasing the excellent culinary attractions of the valley. Organized by the Friends of the Grand County Library District, the 25th Annual Progressive Dinner includes three routes, each featuring four area restaurants. There are two walking routes for those who like to build an appetite for the next course, and a bus route traveling to restaurants. All routes begin with hors d’oeuvres and wine, then soup and salad, followed by a delicious entre, and capped off with dessert. If you’re not quite ready to go home after that, there is an after-dinner party at Smokin’ Moe’s Ribhouse and Saloon with drinks and music.This year’s routes are as follows:Bus Route (Green – 44 seats available): Creekside Eatery at Crooked Creek Saloon, Bistro 28 at Pole Creek, Tabernash Tavern, Emilie’s Wine Bar & Tapas;Walking Route (Purple – 50 spots available): Alberto’s, Randi’s Grill and Pub, Deno’s Mountain Bistro, The Library Sports Grille & Bar; andWalking Route (Gold – 30 spots available): Back Country Grill, Mountain Rose Caf, Fontenot’s Fresh Seafood & Grill, Gasthaus Eichler.Tours finish at Smokin’ Moe’s Ribhouse & Saloon with live music provided by the Grand County Blues Society. Advance tickets are available to members of the Friends of the Grand County Library District who have joined or will join for 2012. Members may email Sue Haith on Wednesday, Nov. 2 ( to purchase advance tickets (limit 2). Tickets for the general public go on sale at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 9 in the Fraser Valley Library Urban Community Meeting Room (limit 4). The dinner takes place from 5-9 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7. Tickets are $60 (including gratuity). Reserve your spot early since tickets sell out fast.

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