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Kino Heritage Food and Drink Benefit for Mission Gardens 

When: Sun., March 13, 4-7 p.m. 2011
A celebration featuring a bacanora tasting, little-known traditional foods, and wines from grape varieties of the mission era takes place from 4 to 7 p.m., Sunday, March 13. The event welcomes members of the Chini family, relatives of Padre Eusebio Francisco Kino who are visiting from Segno, Italy for a series of events honoring the 300th anniversary of Father Kino's death and his contributions to the Pimería Alta. $25; $20 advance. Proceeds benefit the Mission San Agustín Garden Project, which will plant grape and citrus stock currently growing from plants thought to have been brought to this country from Italy by Padre Kino. E-mail galvill@mac.com, or visit tucsonsbirthplace.org for reservations or more information.

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