The 13th Annual Wine and Wildflowers Spring Fling
Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 12:30 PM to 6:30 PM (CDT)
Austin & Houston Alumni chapters of Case Western Reserve University present
The 13th Annual Texas State Wine and Wildflowers Event
This year we will be returning to one of Texas' most loved cities, Fredericksburg, for another look at the National Museum of the Pacific War, home of the Admiral Nimitz Museum.
See a two-man Japanese submarine used in the attack on Pearl Harbor, a TBF Avengers similar to the one President George H.W. Bush flew, a PT boat identical to PT 109 that President John F. Kennedy commanded in the South Pacific, a prototype of the Fat Man atomic bomb, and many more artifacts of the Pacific War.
Dinner at the Inwood Estates Winery and Bistro will include an update from The Alumni Association of Case Western Reserve University, with guest speaker Ian Charnas (CWRU '05). Charnas is the manager of CWRU's think[box], the new innovation and collaboration center. His work blends art and technology in creatively-themed exhibits and events, including the World's Largest Twin Musical Tesla Coils, a Magical Mustache Mirror, and a Waterfall Swing.
12:30 p.m. Gather in the George H.W. Bush Gallery at National Museum of the Pacific War lobby for self-guided audio tour. Guests who wish to have lunch are encouraged to eat before arrival.
2 p.m. Visit the Pacific Combat Zone Arena simulating actual battle groud conditions and equipment on both sides of the conflict (optional guided tour).
3:30 p.m. Meet at the George H.W. Bush Gallery lobby to proceed to the Inwood Estates Winery and Bistro.
4 p.m. Appetizers and wine at Inwood Estates Winery and Bistro.
5 p.m. Dinner is served. Options for dinner will be included at registration.
5:45 p.m. Remarks by CWRU representative from The Alumni Association and think[box].
RSVP by Monday, March 31, 2014.
We look forward to seeing you there!
What should I wear?
Guests should dress comfortably.
How do I get there and where should I park?
The Inwood Estate Winery and Bistro is located a few miles west of Stonewall and nine miles east of Fredericksburg near Blumenthal on the south side of Highway 290. There will be a large CWRU sign or logo on the side of the road to help you locate the winery.
For the Inwood Estates Winery and Bistro, guests may park behind the building.
For the National Museum of the Pacific War, parking is limited. Guests are welcome to park at the Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Center parking lot across from the Gallery. Half of this lot belongs to the museum and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis and there is no fee.
Where can I stay if I am from out of town?
Here is a list of hotels in the Fredericksburg area:
1) La Quinta Inn and Suites Fredericksburg
2) Frederick Motel
3) Hampton Inn and Suites Fredericksburg
4) Sunday House Inn
5) Inn on Barons Creek
Link for more options near the Inwood Estates Winery and Bistro.
Who do I contact with any questions?
Feel free to contact The Alumni Association at 800.866.6280 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Is my registration transferrable?
Registrations are not transferrable to another individual.
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