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July 19, 2010
Clarksburg's "Blessing of the Grapes" on Aug. 19

After a tough season for local wine grape growers, a little divine intervention couldn't hurt. Drop by the Old Sugar Mill (35265 Willow Ave., Clarksburg) on Aug. 19 for Clarksburg's "Blessing of the Grapes." This traditional kick-off for the annual wine grape harvest has been going for three decades in Lodi, but will be held for the second time in Clarksburg. The idea is to give thanks and pause for reflection before the heavy-duty workload of grape harvest starts. Father Dan Madigan of St. Joseph's Church will lead the blessing, and look for wine tasting and food to be offered at the Old Sugar Mill following the ceremonies. The event runs from 10 a.m. to noon, with the blessing scheduled for 11 a.m. For more information, visit the Old Sugar Mill's web site.

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