Wine, jazz, food and shopping await the community Oct. 24 at Keller Town Hall.Wine & Jazz, sponsored by the Greater Keller Chamber of Commerce, is from 5:30 to 10 p.m. at 1100 Bear Creek Parkway.Live jazz by The Pat Calabrese Project sets the mood for the evening, which will include food tastings from more than a dozen local restaurants such as Chef Pointe Cafe, iFratelli Pizza, Martha’s Mexican Cocina and Oliva Italian Eatery.Besides a wide array of wines to try, there will be samples for the beer lover.Attendees also can shop at the silent auction for gifts and services. Past auctions have included one-of-a-kind decor items, tickets to sporting events, spa services and gift baskets.New this year, wine glasses will be on sale for $5. Proceeds will help fund breast cancer awareness and help provide mammograms for women who can’t afford them.Tickets are $25 and include food and drink tastings. Parking is free with valet provided to sponsors of the event.Brenda DeVore, chairman of the board of the Greater Keller Chamber of Commerce, said attendees who show up at the door with a silent auction item valued at $50 or more will be provided with two free tickets.DeVore said Keller Town Hall is a perfect setting for the event."On behalf of the entire Chamber of Commerce, I want to thank the city for allowing us to use the beautiful Town Hall for our annual Wine and Jazz event,” she said. “We appreciate the relationship we have with the city and we are grateful for the opportunity to host one of our favorite events at Town Hall.”For tickets or more information, go to www.wineandjazz2013.
Susan McFarland, 817-431-2231 Twitter: @susanmcfarland1