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16th Annual Blue Yule Holiday Party & Ornament Sale


Blue Yule 2011‘Tis the season for the Sixteenth Annual Blue Yule at the McKinney Avenue Contemporary! Come support your favorite blue gallery with our fabulous holiday fundraiser featuring original ornaments hand-crafted by artists and patrons. Dance to the rhythms of The Meadows World Music Ensemble! Get your shopping done early at our bountiful silent auction and enjoy beer, wine, food, a bake sale, coffee bar and our infamous Blue Mystery Punch!

Ornament artists will be awarded a $50 prize for their creativity in each of three categories; Most Festive, Most Divine and Most Outrageous. Honorary ornament judges are Susan Matusewicz, MAC Board President, Tina Parker, Director of Kitchen Dog Theater and Lisa Hees, MAC Director.

Festivities begin in the heart of Uptown at 5:30 and lasts until 7:30 on Saturday, December 3. Early birds will have the best choice of ornaments! Blue Yule supports The MAC by raising funds for 2012’s artistic and educational programming.

Admission to Blue Yule is $20.00 for the general public, $15.00 for MAC members and $10 for students and teachers. Admission includes all beverages, food, silent auction, music and the wildest ornaments in town! Remember, the more you put into having fun now, the less we’ll have to wheedle and beg later on.

All artists who donate an ornament will receive a complimentary Artist Level membership to The MAC. Drop off dates for the ornaments are November 28th – December 2nd noon to 6pm daily.
For artists with questions regarding the donation of ornaments, contact The MAC at 214.953.1212, fax 214.953.1873 or email

As always we will need plenty of help with preparations as well as on the evening of the party. If you would like to volunteer, please contact LauraLee Brott at 214.953.1212.

The MAC sends a special thank you to the 2011 Blue Yule Co-Chairs Dana Klein and Susan Matusewicz.

Jamal Mohamed and The Meadows World Music Ensemble from SMU will be performing! Jamal said he would work on some holiday tunes for us! Another reason NOT TO MISS IT!

Silent Auction Items from:
Theatre Three, Inc
Blackfriar, Idle Rich, Renfields Corner
Mozzarella Company
Kona Grill
McCormick & Schmick’s
Kitchen Dog Theater
The Impeccable Pig
Cindi’s NY Deli, Restaurant & Bakery
The Cupcakery
The Spiral Diner
Gigi’s cupcakes
Bikram Yoga Dallas
Angelika Film Center
JD’s Chippery
Elle Studio
Times Ten Cellars
Institute for Advanced Psychiatry
Baker’s Delights

The MAC is pleased to thank the following companies and groups for their sponsorship of our Blue Yule annual event!

Blue Yule Sponsors
Claude and Susan Albritton
Arts+Culture Magazine
Josh and Inette Brown
Cindi’s New York Delicatessen
Phillip Collins
Deborah Colton
Camilla Cowan
Trammell S. Crow
D’Vine Winery
Greenberg Smoked Turkeys
Kirk Hopper
Deborah Humphrey
Incense and Peppermints
Dana Klein
LaMode Dallas
Evelyn Luciani
Susan Matusewicz
Meadows World Music Ensemble
Mercantile Coffee House
North Pole Farms
Jordan and Susan Roth
Bob and Missy Townsend
Kevin and Cheryl Vogel
The Wine Therapist

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