Sponsored Events: October
Celebrate the spookiest month of the year with these spectacular events!
The Bigger, The Better
Norwalk | October 13
Help the Norwalk Hospital in raising funds to expand the Emergency Department and join them in honoring Carol and George Bauer of Wilton for their invaluable contributions to Norwalk Hospital at the 20th Anniversary Gala. Enjoy cocktails, dinner, dancing and great auction packages!
Greenwich | October 13
Support The Greenwich Riding and Trail Association by joining them at the 2012 Hunt Ball where they will be honoring the Greenwich Land Trust. The hunt ball aids the nonprofit association in preserving, protecting, and maintaining open space as well as to fostering horsemanship in Greenwich CT.
Stamford | October 13
Join in on all the fun that is happening for National Breast Cancer Awareness month at the Stamford Hospital’s eighth annual Paint the Town Pink campaign. Help spread the word about the importance of screening and early detection and enjoy a line-up of educational and social events in Fairfield County. Don’t miss the chance to hear entertainment journalist and TV personality Giuliana Rancic, tell her own personal story of triumph over breast cancer at Girls’ Night Out with Giuliana Rancic.
Celebration of a Century
New Canaan | October 14
Party with the New Canaan Preservation Alliance at the Waveny 100th Celebration! Indulge in cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while supporting the restoration projects at the Waveny House. The Honorary Chair, Robert E. Malozzi, III, First Selectman of New Canaan will be speaking and the Nice ‘N Easy Trio will provide jazz music.
A Little Bit of This and a Little Bit of That
Norwalk | October 20
Mix and mingle at the seventh annual Step Out Wine, Spirits and Food Tasting event held by the Stepping Stones Museum for Children. Experience a fun adults-only evening with tastings of fine wines, stellar spirits, premier beers and fantastic flavors from top Fairfield County restaurants. All proceeds from Step Out go toward museum exhibits, educational programs and outreach initiatives.
Greenwich | October 25
The Breast Cancer Alliance holds their 17th annual benefit luncheon & fashion show, The Power of Pink. The key note speaker is Lee Woodruff, Journalist, author and regular contributor for “CBS This Morning” and the fashion show is generously provided by Richards of Greenwich. Help the Breast Cancer Alliance in funding innovative breast cancer research and to promote breast health through education and outreach.
Calling all Foodies!
Westport | October 26-28
Don’t miss the Westport Foodie Fest, a weekend of unique food, wine and beer events presented by the Westport Downtown Merchants Association. Events for the weekend will include Around the World with 80 Wines, Best of CTbites Invites: curated “foodie” events at local restaurants, Biergarten on the Green and Let’s Do Brunch: at the Westport Arts Center’s “Foodies” exhibit.
More Events We Love…
Open Visions Forum-Dana Perino & Donna Brazile
Fairfield | October 1
Come to Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts to hear Dana Perino, the second female press secretary in U.S. History and Donna Brazile who has 20 years experience in the making of Democratic presidential candidates, speak at the signature lecture series, Open VISIONS Forum. The lecture is entitled "America at the Crossroads: Election 2012"
Eye on the Future
Westport | October 3
Meet and greet with complimentary cocktails and delicious tastings as well as listen to keynote speakers at The Eye on the Future event. This energizing, enlightening and entertaining event is proud to donate a percentage of their net proceeds to the Fairfield/Westchester chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America.
Norwalk | October 6
PAWS in the Park
Join PAWS in celebrating their 50th Anniversary at their outdoor festival, PAWS in the Park. The event includes a dog agility trail, CATastic tent, training workshops, dog make-overs, and more! Help raise funds for PAWS and win great prizes!
100th anniversary-Boy Scouts of America
Greenwich | October 13
Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Boy Scouts of America with Greenwich Scouting at “Camp Centennial”. Here you will experience a night “on the range” and singing around a campfire! Come dressed in your favorite camping attire and be prepared to eat, drink and be entertained.
New Canaan Nature Center 43rd Annual Fall Fair
New Canaan | October 13
Enjoy a day of traditional family fun at the New Canaan Nature Center 43rd Annual Fall Fair!
Activities include, pony rides, a hay maze, games & crafts, live music, great food, artisan's market, a giant rock wall, apple sling shots, pumpkin decorating and more! Also, don’t miss out on the Pie Eating Contest!
Breathe Deep 5k Walk
Westport | October 14
Support Breathe Deep Westport by joining them at their 5K walk/fun run in Sherwood Island State Park to raise money for critical lung cancer research. The course is friendly to strollers, wheelchairs, bicycles, and leashed pets. Awards will be given to the top three fundraisers! Be sure to enter the raffle for a chance to win fabulous prizes!
Gather Round the Table
Fairfield | October 18
Project Return holds their inaugural fall luncheon, Gather Round the Table, celebrating the power of community, home and the importance of family. The luncheon supports Project Returns programs and services. Featured speakers, Letty Cottin Pogrebin and her daughters Robin Pogrebin and Abigail Pogrebin.
CT Ballet-Alice in Wonderland
Stamford | October 20
Connecticut Ballet brings Lewis Carroll’s classic book, Alice in Wonderland, to life as a ballet (a world premiere!). Join Alice as she journeys to meet the Mad Hatter, the Mock Turtle, and the Queen of Hearts.
Working Women's Luncheon
Westport | October 24
Join in on the conversation at the first Working Women's Luncheon held by the Westport-Weston Chamber. The event will feature Anne Mulcahy, former CEO of Xerox Corporation and current Chair of the Board of Trustees at Save the Children and Q&A will follow Mulcahy's talk.
Signed, Sealed & Delivered - Private Collectors Party
Norwalk | October 27
Don’t miss the popular fundraising art sale and event for collectors and enthusiasts, Signed, Sealed & Delivered at the Silvermine Arts Center. Join us for wine and hors d'oeuvres at a special private collector's party featuring over 500 4" x 6" original works of art in all media!