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Ashford Manor to Host Bravo! Festival Latino 2012

The event, Sunday from 2-5 p.m., is in celebration of Hispanic heritage month.

Organizers are expecting 500 people to attend the Bravo! Festival Latino 2012 on Sunday, Oct. 28., which, for the first time is being hosted by Ashford Manor.

The Festival, presented by Athens Latino Center for Education and Services (ALCES), caters to not only the Hispanic/Latin community but welcomes the entire Athens, Watkinsville, and surrounding communities in general, according to a news release.

From 2-5 p.m., festival-goers can enjoy music and dance presentations, a DJ playing Latin music, traditional Latin food, and a special area for children with various attractions and games.

The goal of the Festival is to provide a better understanding of the Latino culture through distinctive exhibitions and activities in an entertaining and educational environment.

Tickets at the door are $10, $5 for children under 12 and free admission for children under 5. All the proceeds benefit ALCES educational and social programs.

Bravo! Festival Latino 2012 is sponsored by Athens Latino Center for Education and Services (ALCES), Ashford Manor Bed and Breakfast, Unision Atlanta as a Presenting Sponsor, Restaurant Agua Linda, Taqueria La Parrilla, Restaurant Picantes, Restaurant Girasoles, Restaurant Sr. Sol, Tlacoc El Mexicano Restaurant, Los Compadres Store, Kumquat Mae Bakery & Café, Waterman Spring Water, Reddy Hospital, Edward Jones, Fooks Foods, Orozco Heating & Air, State Farm,  Rhett Hall Weddings and Events.

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