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Join Mountain Lake PBS in Celebration as the Acclaimed Series 4 Premiere Approaches
Plattsburgh, NY – 9/17/2013 – Mountain Lake PBS is pleased to announce “A Downton Abbey Gala and Premiere” on December 14th, 2013. The evening begins with a cocktail hour and silent auction followed by a formal dinner featuring a menu inspired by Downton Abbey. The evening will culminate with a screening of the first episode of the upcoming Season 4, which premieres on Mountain Lake PBS on January 5th 2014.
“Downton Abbey is one of the most highly acclaimed programs on PBS in years,” said Alice Recore, President & CEO at Mountain Lake PBS. “Our audience can’t seem to get enough Downton, and we’re thrilled to build on the excitement around Season 4 with this gala.”
The event, taking place at the West Side Ballroom in Plattsburgh features a public screening of the first episode of Season 4, a full three weeks before the broadcast premiere on January 5th. The new season will include a number of new cast members including Paul Giamatti and Tom Cullen. Shirley Maclaine will also return this season.
“There is so much anticipation about Season 4, especially after the death of one of the series’ most beloved characters at the end of Season 3. The opportunity to see the first episode before it airs is one Downton Abbey aficionados won’t want to miss!” said Janine Scherline, Director of Fundraising & Business Development.
Silent Auction items, the dinner menu, and more will all be announced online as the event approaches. Tickets are limited and are sure to go fast, so reserve your seats early. Tickets to the event are available online now at mountainlake.org/downton, or by calling 800-836-5700.