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A Night of Celebration
Thursday, December 4

“A Night of Celebration”

Holiday Preview Gala
7pm – 10pm

$150 per person

This lively party kicks off the holiday season in style. Attendees can dance to the tunes of Band Together, feast on delicacies catered by Festivities and enjoy the open bar and the Festival’s signature martini bar. There will also be champagne “take-a-chance” to win jewelry donated by Henry C. Reid & Son Jewelers. Tickets to this event, sponsored by Moffly Media, begin at $150 per person.

Here are some of the Items for this years' Silent Auction: Henry C Reid Jewelry; NYC Package (limousine + "Michael & Kelly" Tickets (2) + bottle of champagne); McLaughlin Purse & "sip & shop" opportunity; Gucci Sunglasses; Scheilan (made in Italy) evening bag (Walin & Wolff)

Moffly Media is offering a special rate on a Fairfield Living magazine subscription to all Gala ticket holders!

Let's Build A Snowman!

Friday, December 5

“Let’s Build A Snowman”

Children’s Event
5pm -7pm

$15 per adult, $10 per child, 3 and under - free.

Cherish being together as a family and enjoy dinner, building a snowman and even a surprise visit from Santa at this magical event!

Special thanks to A & S Italian Fine Foods, Billy’s Bakery, The Pantry and Sunny Daes. The event is followed by an old-fashioned Christmas stroll to watch the annual tree lighting at the Fairfield Town Hall.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. There will be Take-A-Chance items at the Children's event for an American Girl Doll or Boys Bike donated by Zane's Cycles!

Christmas Around the World

Saturday, December 6

“Christmas Around the World”

Fabulous fare, wine and beer from different countries
7pm -10pm

$75 per person

Saturday’s night will celebrate “Christmas Around the World” and is sponsored by Serendipity Magazine. This event will be an evening celebrating the cultures of different parts of the world with food pairings representative of those continents.  Catered by Carl Anthony’s in Monroe, there will be food stations representing North America, South America, Europe and Asia; wine donated by Stew Leonard’s; and Guinness’s new blonde lager beer. There will be a DJ for dancing and entertainment.
Attendees can also bid on sports-themed and luxury silent auction items. Here are some of the Items for this years event:
Ranger Tickets (4) for Monday 8th December, 2014 at 7pm (section
112 row 21) v Pittsburgh Penguins; Dinner for 2 with Lisa Lampanelli at The Friar's Club in NYC; Michael Kors Bag; Clint Dempsey signed soccer shirt & sweatshirt; Chicago Cubs Tickets (4); Pete Rose signed baseball; Henri Bendel Bag.

Holiday Tea


Sunday, December 7

“Holiday Tea” Enjoy high tea with those special people in your life
12 Noon – 2pm

$50 per person

The Holiday Christmas Tea is back.  A formal Tea provided by The Royal Tea Company featuring Victorian gingerbread; Christmas cream puffs; scones with jam and cream; and their famous Royal Trifle, recently featured in Bon Appétit magazine. There will also be a variety of tea sandwiches – almond chicken, egg, cress and cucumber – all enjoyed with soothing Darjeeling tea from Bigelow Tea. In addition to tea, there will be white wine and sparkling wine graciously donated by Joseph Gintoli and water donated by Poland Spring. There will also be a take-a-chance for a beautiful piece of jewelry from Henry C. Reid & Son Jewelers. Tickets are limited and this event sells out quickly.