Greenwich | September 14
Take an imaginary journey with the Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich at their 20th annual benefit, Plongez dans la mer de St. Barth. The title is translated to “dive into the serene beaches of St. Barts”, which will have guests experiencing the true elegance of island life. Enjoy an incredible evening while giving back to the Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich.
Fairfield | September 19
Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts opens its 2012-2013 signature lecture series, Open VISIONS Forum, with legendary broadcast journalist and co-editor of 60 Minutes Lesley Stahl. Stahl’s reporting of political and impactful stories has won countless Emmy awards. Make sure to purchase a ticket to listen to the award-wining journalist's lecture entitled "Inside 60 Minutes."
Stamford | September 22-23
Head to the new 400,000 sq. ft Chelsea Piers Connecticut sports complex where The Health Wellness & Sports Expo 2012 will be taking place. The event will feature nearly 75 exhibitors plus fitness and dance demos, celebrity athletes and more! Admission is free and door prizes will be awarded throughout the weekend. All food and proceeds will be donated to the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County.
New Canaan | September 29
Join the New Canaan Nature Center at their first annual Harvest Festival & Beer Tasting: “Nature on Tap”. Sample a variety of beers from regional brewers, delicious bites from local chefs and groove to live music at the beautiful grounds of the New Canaan Nature Center. Two sessions will be held, 3:00pm to 6:00pm and 7:00pm-10:00pm. If you are 21 or older, get your tickets now!!
Norwalk | September 30
Help eliminate Alzheimer’s disease by participating in The Alzheimer's Association’s 2012 Walk to End Alzheimer’s™ at Calf Pasture Beach. This is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Join in on this inspiring event to help raise funds for the cause and raise awareness in your community.
More Events We Love..
YWCA Spirit of Greenwich Awards
Greenwich | September 12
Join the YWCA Greenwich in honoring the local women volunteers whose vision, dedication and accomplishments have enriched the lives of many who live in the community at the annual Spirit of Greenwich Awards. All proceeds support the YWCA programs, services and scholarships.
New Canaan Library 5th Annual Literary Luncheon
New Canaan | September 13
Come to the New Canaan Library’s 5th Anniversary Literary Luncheon to listen to, Sally Bedell Smith New York Times best-selling author. Sally Bedell Smith is the acclaimed author of the best-selling biographies of international leaders and figures. Her most recent release is Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch.
Grassroots Harvest Dinner
Westport | September 15
The Wakeman Town Farm invites you to join them at their first farm-to-table dinner benefit, “Grassroots”. This magical evening will feature the freshest seasonal produce and ingredients, generously contributed by local farmers and prepared by rock-star chefs. All proceeds will help to make improvements to the farm, add animal shelters, and support our children’s programs.
African Big Cats Benefit
Westport | September 18
Help save the African Lion from extinction by joining The Big Cats Initiative at the African Big Cats Benefit. The evening will include wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction.
New Canaan Chamber Golf Outing
New Canaan | September 19
Grab your clubs and join the New Canaan Chamber of Commerce at their Eighth Annual New Canaan Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing. The event helps raise funds for the Chamber’s community & business events.
Speaking of Women
Monroe | September 20
Be inspired by Elizabeth Smart as she tells the riveting story of her survival at the annual Speaking of Women luncheon held by The Center for Women and Families of Eastern Fairfield.
The Bamboo Benefit
Stamford | September 21
Join the Bartlett Arboretum at the Bamboo Benefit held at the wonderful, Leed-certified headquarters of Nestlé Waters NA for an evening combined with fine entertainment, great spirits and food. The fundraiser supports the Bartlett Arboretum and their children’s nature education programs, summer camp scholarships, and horticultural development.
Arts & Crafts on Bedford
Stamford | September 22-23
Shop at craft and artisan boutiques on Bedford Street and dine at the extended sidewalk cafes during the weekend of Arts & Crafts on Bedford. Held in Downtown Stamford.
2012 Benefit Gala & Promise of Freedom Exhibit
Fairfield | September 22
The Fairfield Museum and History Center holds their 2012 Benefit Gala and Promise of Freedom Exhibit (September 23, 2012 – February 24, 2013) commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation: 1862–2012. The gala will include cocktails, buffet, special guests and live entertainment.
Greenwich Adult Day Care 35th Anniversary Gala
Greenwich | September 22
Celebrate the 35th Anniversary of GADC at the Indian Harbor Yacht club. The evening will feature a live auction, dinner and dancing to the music of The Bob Hardwick Sound. Your donation to this event will ensure the longevity of the service to the seniors of the Greenwich and Stamford communities.
Near and Far Aid Fall Golf Classic
Fairfield | September 24
Enjoy a day of golf at The Near & Far Aid 2012 Golf Classic, while giving back this great cause. The day begins with golfer registration and a BBQ lunch and end with a post-tournament cocktail reception with light supper for the golfers. Prizes will be awarded along with holding a live and silent auction.
Partnership Golf Outing: Darien & Westport Chambers
Darien | September 27
Sign up for the 2012 Chamber Partnership Golf Outing and support the Darien & Westport Chambers. Get to the Country Club of Darien by 11:00am for registration and don’t miss the putting contest and BBQ Lunch!
The Stamford Wine Opener
Stamford | September 27
The Wine Opener is a national wine tasting series to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Along with delicious food and wine pairings, guests will be treated to exciting auctions and entertainment.
Birds and their Habitat-Preview Party & Art Exhibit Sale
Fairfield | September 28-30
The Connecticut Audubon Society brings together talented artists who specialize in avian art during its third annual Birds and Their Habitat exhibition and sale. The Gala Preview party will take place Friday, the art exhibit and sale Saturday and Sunday.
Come to the Cabaret
Greenwich | September 30
At Home in Greenwich holds their benefit Come to the Cabaret! The benefit helps At Home continue servicing the elder community in Greenwich providing them with a unique combination of vetted services, social activities and social intervention when needed.
Liver Life Walk
Stamford | September 30
The Liver Life Walk of Fairfield County is the signature event of the American Liver Foundation. The 3-mile walk is a fun and inspiring event for all. There is no registration fee for this event, participants sign up and create teams to raise money for the ALF.