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Arkansas PBS Foundaion to host Roaring '20s cocktail reception, season 4 preview screening for 'Downton Abbey' on 'Masterpiece'

Posted 24 Oct 2013

The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Foundation will host a Roaring '20s cocktail reception and season 4 preview screening honoring the award-winning "Masterpiece" series "Downton Abbey" Thursday, Dec. 19, at 6:30 p.m. at Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road, Little Rock. The reception will be followed by a free screening of the first hour of "Downton Abbey: Season 4."

The evening will include a Roaring '20s cocktail reception with drinks and hors d'oeuvres, a period costume contest, music, dancing, a Jazz Age photo booth and door prizes. Costumes are strongly encouraged but not required.

Tickets, available on a first come, first served basis, are $50. Additional information and ticket reservation forms are available at or by calling 1-800-662-2386.

This is a fundraising event for the Arkansas PBS Foundaion, and all proceeds will support programming on AETN, Arkansas's PBS affiliate and only statewide public service media network.

The event is sponsored, in part, by Starving Artist Café, Sunbelt Convention Services, Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Little Rock and Vintage Cars of Arkansas.

"Downton Abbey: Series 4" will premiere Sunday, Jan. 5, at 9 p.m. on AETN. A screening of the first hour of "Downton Abbey: Season 4" will begin at 7:30 p.m. Limited seating is available for free screening only with RSVP. Doors will open at 7:15 p.m. for the screening.

The Arkansas PBS Foundaion exists to raise the funds necessary to support AETN's mission of enhancing lives through trusted public television programs and educational services. The Foundation provides Arkansans opportunities to connect with the only statewide public media outlet by becoming a financial donor, corporate or foundation partner, volunteer, or by other means of giving. The Arkansas PBS Foundaion builds relationships between AETN, donors and viewers and is committed to being a transparent and accountable steward of private financial support.

The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) is Arkansas's statewide public television network that enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. For more information, visit, or follow the AETN blog at AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro), and KETZ (El Dorado).