The GFWC Zehlians invite you to participate in their 2nd Annual Art & Wine Walk! What could be better than enjoying art and wine while walking around downtown with friends on a warm summer evening? This fun-filled event will take place Thursday, July 26 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. in downtown Thief River Falls.
Walk to 20 participating businesses for wine and appetizer samples, while viewing area artists’ showcases at each location. LaBree Ave N. will be closed off between 2nd and 3rd Street, and there will be benches for all to rest and enjoy the evening with complimentary water provided. Get stamps from at least 12 participating businesses to be eligible to win one of the fabulous prizes given away at 8:00 p.m. behind the Historic Carnegie Library. No one will leave empty handed, all participants will receive a free wine glass!
Participants must register the evening of the event between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. in the parking lot behind the Historic Carnegie Library (located at 102 Main Ave. N) or participants can pre-register online here or at the TRF Education Foundation at 230 LaBree Ave S. The cost is $15 for pre-registrants or $20 at the door.
For more information, click here or call 218-681-8711 ext. 5264 or 5228.
The General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) is an international women’s organization dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service. The GFWC meets this mission by concentrating on 8 community service programs that span all areas of the lives of GFWC members, their families, and communities: Arts, conservation, education, home life, public issues, and international outreach. These areas are also recognized through departments and divisions of the Minnesota Federation of Women’s Clubs (MFWC). The GFWC is one of the world’s largest and oldest women’s volunteer community service organizations. It was founded in 1890 and is headquartered in Washington, D.C. GFWC has more than 100,000 members in affiliated clubs in every state and over a dozen countries. You can learn more about GFWC at www.gfwc.org, or more about the GFWC of Minnesota at www.gfwcofmn.org. The original club in was founded in Thief River Falls in 1894 and was accepted into the General Federation of Women's Clubs in 1895. In 1940, the club was given the name "Zehlians" after a founding member, Mrs. Della B. Zeh.