Fall farmers market downtown will run through Nov. 21

Published on Tuesday, 3 September 2013 22:21 - Written by

Fall Farmers Market on the Downtown Tyler Square: Thursdays from 4 to 7 p.m. This seasonal market will run until Nov. 21.

Master Class Series — Brick Oven Pizza: Friday at Sabor a Pasion Country House & Bistro. Turn your grill into a pizza oven or build a brick oven in your backyard. Secrets to dough making, heat factor, sauce and toppings. Everything you’ve always wanted to know to create authentic Italian wood-fired pizza. Price includes food, recipe booklet and instructions. Presented by Chef Simon Webster. Reservation only, advance payment required. Call for inquiries: 903-729-9500.

15th Annual Taste of Jacksonville: Sept. 13 at the Norman Activity Center, 526 E. Commerce. The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce will be hosting Come Tailgate with us at the Tomato Bowl. This is an annual event designed to spotlight Jacksonville area restaurants and caterers. Taste of Jacksonville provides an opportunity for local restaurants to showcase their establishment in a way that is fun for the whole family. Businesses can still sign up to serve and tickets are available through the Chamber of Commerce. For more information please contact Kayla Stephenson at the Chamber of Commerce at 903-586-2217 or coordinator@jacksonvilletexas.com.

Bethesda Birthday Bash: Sept. 20 at Villa di Felicita. Come celebrate the 10th anniversary of Bethesda Health Clinic. A group of celebrity cake decorators have been chosen to decorate cakes on-site and then each cake will be auctioned off to support the operations of the clinic. The evening also includes dinner, dancing, a silent auction and party favors. The celebrity cake decorators for this year’s Bethesda Birthday Bash are Shannon Dacus, Jennifer Holman, M.D, Rev. David Luckenbach, Dr. Rod Mabry, Suzie Rippy, Mollianna Redding Scates, Sheriff Larry Smith, John Soules, For more information about tickets for the Birthday Bash, contact Gina Butler at 903-735-3947, grbncsb@aol.com or Diane Thomason at 903-521-6185, dthomason@bethesdaclinic.org.

March of Dimes Signature Chefs Dinner: Sept. 23 at Willowbrook Country Club. This premiere tasting event features thirteen area chefs showcasing their signature dish. The auction and gala offers guests an opportunity to enjoy a great night out while raising funds and increasing awareness of the March of Dimes mission to improve the health of babies. In addition to sampling signature dishes, guests will have an opportunity to bid on many unique auction items donated by East Texas businesses.

Brookshire Grocery Co. returns as the presenting sponsor. Other sponsors include Village Bakery, Tyler Today magazine, East Texas Refrigeration, Overhead Door, Henry and Peters and many more. East Texas chefs participating in this year’s event include Glen Terrell of Brookshire Grocery Co.; Jackson York of Lakeview Methodist Conference Center; Bernard Gautier of Bernard Mediterranean Restaurant; Whit and Lisa Bowman of Adalante’ Catering and Events; Carlos Villapudua of Villa Montez; Cedric Fletcher of Fat Catz; Tony Barrera of Lago del Pino; Dion Emanuel of Willow Brook Country Club; Jon Florendo of The Cork; Bettie Smith-Desha of The Village Bakery; Rick Neal of Eagles Bluff Country Club; Jack Lewis of Rick’s on the Square and Simon Webster of Sabor a Pasion.

Funds raised by Signature Chefs Auction support lifesaving research and educational programs in East Texas. Premature birth is the most serious infant health problem in the United States today. March of Dimes is committed to reversing this trend by funding research to find the causes of premature birth and developing strategies to prevent it.

For more information about sponsorship, donations or attending the event, please contact the March of Dimes office: Vickie Hargrove at 903-707-3584, vhargrove@marchofdimes.com or mar


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