The Kennel Bookstore and the Rue and Gwen Gibson Farm Market at California State University, Fresno are making holiday shopping a little easier for Bulldog fans with open houses full of gift ideas for friends and family.

The Kennel Bookstore’s 31st annual Holiday Open House Sale will be Friday-Saturday, Dec. 4-5. All apparel, supplies, gifts, books and Internet orders are 25 percent off and there are 50-67 percent reductions on merchandise in a tent outside the store. The bookstore will be open 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 4 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 5. For more information, call 559.278.4062 or visit

The California Association of Viticulture and Enology Scholars at Fresno State will hold a wine tasting 12- 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, as part of a weekly series designed to provide the students enhanced learning opportunities. The event at the Gibson Farm Market costs $2 per person (must be 21 years old) to taste Fresno State Winery 2006 Sangiovese, 2007 Soleil Rosé, 2007 Barbera and 2007 Viognier.

The Gibson Farm Market will host its Holiday Open House 4-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, with samples of student-produced food and wine and special prices on many items.

For more information on the wine tasting and the Gibson Farm Market open house, call 559.278.4511 or visit

(Copy by University Communications news intern Amanda Fine.)

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