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Celebrate National Chocolate Day on September 13th at Four Seasons Resort Orlando During Special Capa Event

Hi everyone!

National Chocolate Day is September 13th, 2017 and the Four Seasons Resort Orlando is celebrating with a special event at their beautiful rooftop restaurant, Capa. Master Sommelier George Miliotes, who is opening Wine Bar George early next year at Disney Springs will be presenting dessert wines and specialty drinks at the event. It sounds wonderful, I won't be in town to attend but this should be a very special evening if you love chocolate and wine. I recommend reserving this one early.

Wine Bar George Set to Open at Disney Springs in Early 2018, Now Hiring

Hi everyone!

Wine Bar George is now scheduled to open in early 2018 (originally it was to be fall 2017). The upcoming restaurant is now hiring! I posted the press release below with a couple of pieces of concept art, but bookmark the website as well. Master Sommelier George Miliotes will be at a number of events this fall, including the Four Seasons Orlando on September 13th for a National Chocolate Day event, and The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival for a beverage seminar on September 11th, Party for the Senses on September 23rd, and an event with STK on October 20th. Keep reading for more information on the restaurant!

Win 4 Tickets to "Disney on Ice Presents Dare to Dream" at Amway Center for September 8th or 9th, 2017 (Contest Ends August 18th)

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Disney on Ice is debuting a new show next month at the Orlando Amway Center called Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream! It is always a treat to see a new Disney on Ice show, and this one will feature Moana for the first time. It's fun to see characters make their Disney on Ice debut! And Feld Entertainment has provided us with 4 tickets to give to one lucky winner. Even if you don't win or need to attend a different show than the contest allows for, you can save 20% off select seats with code SAVE20. Not valid on premium VIP seating. Hurry for the best available seats! Code expires September 7, 2017.

To enter the contest, head to the Mousesteps Facebook or Twitter page and let me know what character you are most looking forward to seeing in the show! You can find many of them noted in the press release below. This is a random drawing, your answer does not effect the outcome. The contest ends at midnight EST on August 18th, 2017 and I will notify the winner on August 19th. There are two shows you can choose from if you win, Friday, Sept. 8 at 7:30pm, or Saturday, Sept. 9 at 11am. The contest does not include parking, just tickets (there is paid parking at the attached garage).

In exchange for the contest and to cover the event, we also are receiving tickets to one of the shows.

Celebrate National Watermelon Day (August 3rd) at Restaurants in Disney Springs

Hi everyone!

Today is National Watermelon Day! On August 3rd, many of the most popular restaurants at Disney Springs are showcasing watermelon. We were at Vivoli il Gelato yesterday, and I do recommend the watermelon sorbetto - that should be available all month long and is gluten free, dairy free and vegan. More information was sent to us about a variety of restaurants celebrating the day!

Disney Twenty-Three Magazine Celebrates 30 Years of Disney Legends & Tribute to Annette Funicello by Richard Sherman

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The fall issue of Disney twenty-three magazine celebrates 30 years of honoring Disney Legends, and will feature all 267 honorees plus the upcoming ten Disney Legends who will be honored at the D23 Expo next week in Anaheim. D23 Gold Members attending D23 Expo 2017 will be able to receive a complimentary print of Eric Goldberg artwork at the event. Here is more information on the issue! I am looking forward to reading the tribute to Annette Funicello by Richard Sherman.

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