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Museum of American G.I. proudly presents Lest We Forget

The Museum of American G.I. proudly presents The AVTT Traveling Vietnam Wall. All are invited to visit the wall and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country from November 12-15.

A special opening ceremony will take play on November 12 at noon, and an evening ceremony at 5pm will feature wreath presentations by all branches of the military, a rifle salute and taps.

The exhibit is a great opportunity to teach students about the history and the meaning of the memorial and others like it. Children are encouraged to create crafts like artificial poppies to decorate the Traveling Wall.

Movies in the Park: Heavy Weights

A fun night out for the whole family starts at 6pm in Wolf Creek Park on Friday, November 13. “Heavy Weights” is a Disney movie that promises nonstop laughter. The movie is about Camp Hope, a camp for overweight boys. The camp that was supposed to be a fun way for the kids to be more active soon became a nightmare when a new owner takes over. Follow the story as campers rebel against this fitness guru and hilarity ensues.

A black tie affair with Messina Hoff

Bryan’s own winery is releasing its new vintage wine collections. Join Messina Hoff for their release party that will take place November 14. Dress to impress and be ready for a delectable five-course meal paired to perfectly complement Messina Hoff’s newly released vintages.

Check out their website (messinahof.com) for the full menu.

Tickets are a bit pricey at $110 for singles and $761 for a table seating a maximum of eight people, but will be worth every penny for a night of elegance.

This event is a sure hit for wine-lovers everywhere, whether you go on a date or with friends this event is one you won’t want to miss.

Oliver! By The Theatre Company

Experience the magic of one of Charles Dickens’ most beloved novels, the classic “Oliver Twist” like never before. The Theatre Company in Bryan brings you “Oliver!” which will be shown from November 20 through December 6.

A timeless story about a young orphan who just wants to find his place in the world as he struggles between the lowly life at a workhouse and the seemingly more freeing life as a pickpocket. Come see the outstanding musical with its Tony award winning songs, including “Food, Glorious Food,” “I’d Do Anything,” “Where is Love?” “Consider Yourself,” and more.

The show has an incredible cast and crew consisting of show underwriters John and Emily Jordan, Dennis Berthold and Pamela Matthews; Hudson Haynes as Oliver Twist, Tyler Oelze as the Artful Dodger and Meredith Pando as Nancy.

Tickets are on sale from $5 for children to $20 for the general public. Visit their site thetheatrecompany.com/tickets for more pricing information.

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