The 500, Inc.


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Proceeds from the evening’s wine tastings, live music, and silent auction help to benefit community arts organizations

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Promotional value expires Nov 3, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Must be 21 or older. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Wine can function as a social lubricant and conversation starter, especially if you seal off a cocktail party and slowly fill the room with it. Uncork a good time with this Groupon.

$37 for Admission for Two to WineFest 2012 (Up to $75 Value)

Hosted by The 500, Inc., the 10th annual WineFest will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, November 3, at the Addison Conference Centre. Throughout the evening, vintners such as Haak Vineyards & Winery and Ben E. Keith pour complimentary samples of wine from Texas and abroad while attendees nibble on cuisine from local restaurants, including La Madeleine Country French Café and The Italian Club. Meanwhile, guests can peruse a silent auction, dance along with live music, and visit a cigar bar to sample its full-bodied shrink wrap. Proceeds from the event and the auction support the Dallas Cultural Arts to raise awareness of local arts organizations.

The 500, Inc.

The 500, Inc.'s name stems from its very first fundraising campaign in 1965. Setting out to raise $5,000 for the Dallas Civic Opera, founder Polly Lou Moore convinced 500 individuals to each donate $10. It took only three months to collect every dollar. Since then, The 500, Inc. has aided more than 40 of the area's visual-, theatrical-, and musical-arts organizations by raising more than $12 million in donations and countless hours of volunteer support—all helping to honor the legacy of those first 500 mustaches doodled over Alexander Hamilton’s portrait.

Customer Reviews

Great food, wine, music, and good times!
Sarah S. · November 4, 2012
Wine fest was SO fun! Lots of wineries from the area, great restaurants with delicious snacks and they kept the party moving through a neighborhood power outage! Good times. I'll be back next year!
Janet P. · November 4, 2012
Although the power in the city went out, it wasn't their fault and it was a still a fun event! I had a great time and can't wait to go back next year!
Kathleen C. · November 4, 2012

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