Cajun food, music among offerings at wine festival

August 13, 2004

Berrywine Plantations, Linganore Winecellars, will hold a Bayou Wine Festival from noon to 6 p.m. tomorrow and Sunday.

The Zydeco Craze and Junkyard Saints will play the music of the Louisiana bayou at noon and 3:30 p.m., respectively, both days.

Traditional Creole, Cajun and American food will be available.

More than 25 arts and crafts vendors will offer a variety of items. A petting zoo and playground are available for children.

Admission is $10 and includes an engraved wine glass, vineyard tours and wine tastings. Gates open at 11 a.m.

The vineyard is at 13601 Glissans Mill Road, Mount Airy.

Information: 410-795-6432.

Gospel artist Jessy Dixon to perform in Mount Airy

Gaither Homecoming recording artist Jessy Dixon will perform in concert at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Mount Airy Full Gospel Church, 13949 Penn Shop Road.

Dixon's award-winning songs have been performed by such singers as Bill Gaither, Amy Grant, Sandi Patti, Diana Ross, Natalie Cole and James Cleveland.

His 1994 song "I Am Redeemed" has sold more than 1 million copies. Dixon has three gold records and seven Grammy nominations.

He has performed on television, including Oprah, and toured with singer Paul Simon.

Information: 410-795-6511.

Library events include Internet lesson, book club

The Mount Airy library branch, 705 Ridge Ave., will offer:

Story Time for all ages (3 and younger must be with an adult) at 11 a.m. today on "Barrels of Bears," and 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Tuesday on "Let's Have a Picnic."

"Internet Basics: Keeping it Simple" for teens and adults wanting to learn how to navigate the Internet at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Mount Airy Book Club for adults at 1 p.m. Wednesday to discuss The Other Boleyn Girl, by Philippa Gregory.

Mount Airy Senior Book Club for adults at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the senior center to discuss Between Sisters, by Kristin Hannah.

Information: 410-386-4488.

Lions Club honors winners of four $1,000 scholarships

The Taylorsville-Winfield Lions Club recently presented $1,000 scholarships to four seniors from South Carroll and Century high schools.

Recipients were Adam Devilbiss and Megan Finch from South Carroll, and Stefanie Esworthy and Erin Weaver from Century. The students and their parents attended a Lions Club dinner meeting to receive their scholarships.

Money for the scholarships was earned through fund-raisers the club holds during the year.

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