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Where Westport Meets the World

The Tailored Home - Introduction plus Sidewalk Sale

Hello Westport!

We've not yet posted here so allow us to introduce ourselves. The Tailored Home is a design studio and furniture showroom located at Turkey Hill and Route 1.

Design / Fine Custom Furniture / Windows / Lighting / Pillows / Full-Service Workroom for Reupholstery and Refinishing / A Selection of Fine Reimagined Vintage Pieces.

Plus!

The Tailored Home will be holding its own Sidewalk Sale on July 7th to the 9th, the same dates as the Westport Downtown Merchants Association sidewalk sale. A selection of Tailored Home Original and Vintage pieces will be available with special pricing, up to 50% off!

Also, 25% off Reupholstery and Refinishing services on these dates!

For more information, follow us on Instagram, like us on Facebook, or visit our website for more information! 


Summer Camp at the Westport Arts Center

Looking for a kids' summer camp that focuses on creativity and skill-building? Explore the exciting possibilities at the Westport Arts Center! Get creative, innovative, and have fun through the arts by choosing from a catalog of unique and contemporary weeklong workshops.

With everything from mixed media open studios to themed courses delving into graffiti, design, and technology, each workshop will include hands-on projects and some will even include a visit from a professional visiting artist.

Classes will stimulate your child’s problem solving skills and invigorate their imagination through diverse materials. Your child will practice thinking creatively and critically.  All workshops are BRAND NEW and offer something for everyone ages 4-12.

Morning camps run from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM and include a snack; Afternoon camps run from 1:30 – 3:30 PM. In instances where morning and afternoon classes feature the same theme, activities and direction will be designed to be age-appropriate.

Registration fees vary based on materials costs.  Visit www.westportartscenter.org or call 203/222-7070 to learn more and register. 


Lachat Town Farmers Market, Weston CT


 

On Friday, June 30th from 4pm until 8pm Lachat Town Farm, a local farm in the heart of Weston, will be hosting its first Farmer's Market!  Come and enjoy live music, fresh farm produce, artisanal vendors, gourmet food trucks, farm animals and children's programming.

 

Sign your child up, CLICK HEREfor an educational program so that you may peruse and shop from local vendors. Meet friends and dine from the gourmet food trucks while you listen to live music!

 

This will be the first of five markets this summer.  Each one will be on the last Friday night of each month; July 28th, August 25th, September 29th and October 27th.

 

Lachat Town Farm

106 Godfrey Road West 

Weston, CT 06883

www.lachatownfarm.org


Cornerstone Sunday: 50th Anniversary Celebration of the United Methodist Church of Westport and Weston

This Sunday, June 18, 2017, the United Methodist Church of Westport and Weston will celebrate 50 years in their church on Weston Road. The celebration will begin at the end of the 9:30 AM worship service and will include opening the cornerstone placed 50 years ago. All eyes will be on Pastor Ed Horne as he lifts the cornerstone away and takes out the time capsule!


HALSTEAD HELPING HANDS – WESTPORT’S COMMUNITY INITIATIVES!

Some of you may  know that Halstead Property, located at 379 Post Road East (next to CVS) started  awareness and pay forward campaigns in March with the March Madness Basketball collection led by Kecia Von der Ahe. The Westport/Fairfield Minuteman included us in their Community News section and we gathered 16 basketballs. The Carver Center in Norwalk and the Cardinal Shehan Center in Bridgeport were so grateful and appreciative to receive them. 


In April, our Prom Attire collection, led by Barbara Reynolds, netted an enormous response from both within our office and more importantly from residents who saw our postings on social media pages and brought in dresses and suits from Westport, Easton and Fairfield! Over 14 racks of dresses and boys attire were given . Word is getting out into the community!


In May, we featured National Dog Month and Mark Gilrain ran with a Give A Dog A Home theme.  On May 7th, Mark and our agent volunteers set up a station in our back parking lot and greeted dog owners as they made their way to the Westport/Weston Chamber of Commerce Dog Festival.  We raffled a dog step and donated to the CT Humane Society based in completed contracts during the month of May. Thanks to all – and to Bobbie Abagnale who baked special dog buscuits and Eileen Lawrence who manned the table during the Festival.  


And NOW – we are collecting food for students at Norwalk Community College because hunger doesn’t stop in High School. We want our student to succeed! Shannon McAvoy is leading our initiative and is an active advocate for these students. Our colleagues in the Wilton office are participating along with us this month as well.


If you are moving, know someone who is, or just cleaning out your pantry, please donate your non-expired dry goods. Grocery store gift cards in any amount are gratefully accepted. 




Help get the word out!!


HALSTEAD AGENTS ARE DIFFERENT BECAUSE WE CARE ABOUT THE COMMUNITIES WE LIVE AND WORK IN.


Local Endurance Club to Lead Vermont 6 Gap Tour this July

Total Training & Endurance in Westport will be arranging and leading a week-long cycling tour of the Vermont 6 Gaps.

The Tour will kick off Sunday, July 16 in Killington, Vermont, and over the course of the week consist cycling distances of 40 to 100+ miles over moderate to challenging terrain.  The Queen Stage will be the famed Vermont 6 Gap Ride, (named for the various overland passes through Vermont's picturesque Green Mountains.)  Shorter routes will be offered daily for cyclists wary of completing each day's full distance.

The tour will be fully staffed with arranged lodging, daily breakfast and on course rest stops and meals.  Logistics and bicycle mechanical maintenance will be provided by Total Training & Endurance owner, and 2-time Mt. Washington Hillclimb winner, Eneas Freyre, as well as 3 time Race Across America Runner-Up, Mark Pattinson. 

Total Training & Endurance's home facility is located in Westport, CT at 772 Post Road East

If interested call 203-557-8004 or email Eneas Freyre, (eneas@tt-endurance.com) or Mark Pattinson, (mark@tt-endurance.com)for further details.


Honoring Weston’s Own Fire and EMS Volunteers”; Touch a Fire Truck Day and Exhibit Sunday June 18th

The Weston Historical Society is proud to announce “Honoring Weston’s Own Fire and EMS Volunteers”. This tribute to Weston’s all-volunteer fire and EMS departments opens Sunday June 18, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. with a Touch a Fire Truck event, and the launch of a new museum exhibit at The Weston Historical Society, 104 Weston Road in Weston, rain or shine.

Come meet some of Weston’s great fire and EMS volunteers who protect our community every day. Families and would-be First Responders can sit behind the wheel of a real Weston Fire Engine Truck and Ambulance.  Kids will be able to try on fire gear and boots, pick up the fire hose and wear a real firefighter helmet. Weston’s vintage 1934 Mack Fire Pumper, “Old Mack”, will be on display, and there will even be a fire-fighter related story-telling time.

The museum exhibit features 25 stunning color-on-metal photographs taken by Weston firefighter and professional photographer Bruce Ando.

Admission for “Honoring Weston’s Own” is $3 for members and $8 for member families/$5 for non-members and $10 for non-member families. 

The Weston Historical Society would also like to thank our sponsors: Fairfield County Bank, Cohen & Wolf P.C., KMS Partners at Coldwell Banker, the Weston Volunteer Fire Department and Weston EMS, and Weston Kiwanis Foundation. Without their help, the program would not be possible.

For further information, visit our website at www.westonhistoricalsociety.org.


Walk to town Westport house for sale by owner

Great house, great location, across from the women's club, farmers market, Levitt, Library, train shuttle, etc.   private, quiet street with Cul de sac and great neighbors.  Small private back patio surrounded by arborvitae and an herb garden. #westportforsalebyowner, #westporthomes, .    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/8-River-Knl-Westport-CT-06880/57417898_zpid 


Half-Price Sale at Curio Cottage

Mark your calendars for June 5th to June 10th. That's when this wonderful little thrift shop will be having a huge sale. EVERYTHING IS HALF-PRICE from glassware, jewelry, vases, art work, collectibles and much more!! The shop is located at the Westport Woman's Club, 44 Imperial Avenue.

Hours:  Monday, June 5:  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

              Wednesday, Thursday and Friday:  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

              Saturday, June 10:  11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

All profits support local charities.


Cocktails & Clams to benefit Harbor Watch

Saturday, June 3 5-7PM join us for a dockside celebration of clean water to benefit Harbor Watch, with an unlimited raw bar straight off the fishing boat, a signature cocktail, wine and beer, live music, and more! Tickets are $75/person. Adults only please. Visit www.harborwatch.org for more details.

Norm Bloom & Son

Copps Island Oysters

7 Edgewater Place

Norwalk, CT 06855