SHOREFEST WAS WONDERFUL!
Lobster, Steak, Salmon, Veggies & More! PLUS our famous Silent Auction and a beautiful view
THANKS to Westfair Lobster dinner (DELICIOUS!), clams and mussels (also delicious!), and our members’ appetizers and deserts, we had a delectable, delightful eve among friends!
And THANKS to our CT state legislators who have adopted the Park, and especially those who so generously supported our efforts to make this event successful and fun (see if you can pick them out in the photos below; hint: Gail Lavielle, Jim Marpe, Jonathan Steinberg, Gordon Joseloff and Tony Hwang attended!).
PLEASE PATRONIZE OUR GENEROUS SUPPORTERS WHO GAVE SO MUCH TO OUR FAMOUS SILENT AUCTION:
Shorefest 2019 Silent Auction Main Catalogue
1 – Double L Market
730 Post Road East. Westport
A basket of ULTRA-FRESH fruit and vegetables AND a book on Martha Stewart signed by author Lloyd Allen.
3 – Gruel Britannia.
2217 Post Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824
A basket of treats and a gift card for a full English breakfast for 4.
4 – Pearl Restaurant
260 Compo Rd S, Westport, CT 06880
Dinner for two
5- Trio of Posh Spa and Nail Gift Cards
3 manicure gift cards. Value $60
6 – Staples Players MAMMA MIA Tickets
2 tickets to see Westport’s renowned high school theater program
present MAMMA MIA in November. Value $40
7 –Edgehill Retirement Community – A Benchmark Signature Living Community
Plant & Planter
Made by Chrysalis Design Services.
8 – Flower Hour
1 hour consulting session with a Master Gardener. Value $80
10 – Bartaco
20 Wilton Rd, Westport, CT 06880
Dinner for two. Tax, tip, and alcohol not included.
Age of Reason:
9 Post Rd W, Westport, CT 06880
9 –Whimsical Throw Pillow
White throw pillow with bold color graphics and word art.
12 – Tiggly Learning Toy
From Age of Reason. Includes three educator and parent endorsed
apps for iPad.
13 – Child’s Backpack
From Age of Reason. Brown child’s backpack with skateboarder
14 – Field Owl Photo
Framed photo by A J Hand. Value $125
15 – Chowdafest
Includes two tickets, two caps, and two tins for samples.
16 – Breakfast Basket & In-Home Personal Training
Wake up right! A bounty of Trader Joe’s breakfast items and a 60-
minute private workout in your home. Value $115
17 – Bag of Goodies
Stock your larder with items from Trader Joe’s. Value $50
18 – “A Celebration by Melisa” Dinner – Three course catered dinner
for four featuring fresh and seasonal ingredients.
19 – Westport Country Playhouse
2 tickets to your choice of the 5 plays in the 2020 Season. Any performance except Saturday night.
20 – Watercolor Print by Tracy Sugarman
A print of a watercolor painting of the Gault Barn by Westport
artist Tracy Sugarman. Value $150
21 – Pamper Yourself Spa Basket
A basket of Mary Kay cosmetics. $75
22 – BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROL KING MUSICAL
Tickets – Orchestra section seats K17 and K19. Sept. 17 performance at 7:00 PM at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre in NYC. Value: $300
23 – Massage Envy
275 Post Road EastWestport, CT 06880
Gift Card for massage, facial, or total body stretch.
24 – Norwalk Symphony
Two tickets that may be used for any 2019 – 2020 Season concert.
26 –Norwalk Liquor Store
One bottle of Armangac
PLUS: a gift certificate.
28 – Sherwood Island Oil Painting
A seaside landscape oil painting by Peggy Van Acker.. Value $150
29 – Playful Pantry Seasoning Set
Enjoy fig balsamic vinegar and YARG Seafood Seasoning.
32 – Positano’s Restaurant Gift Card
Good anytime for a great meal out. Value $75
33 – Fresh Market
605 Post Rd E, Westport, CT
Two $50 gift certificates.
NB: Be sure to attend Fresh Market’s 10th Anniversary celebration!
Sidewalk Sale is Fri and Sat, Oct. 5 and 6, 10am – 4pm
34 – Winfield Deli
Basket containing a bag of limited release “Field Trip Coffee” blend and a Brew Reusable Glass cup.
36 – Dan’s Liquors
The Village Center
605-645 Post Rd E, Westport, CT 06880
37 – Wakeman Town Farm
Two tickets toHarvest Fest 2020, the autumnal farm-to-table extravaganza in September 2020.
38 – Geezers – Bois de Boulogne
Framed Giclee by Mary Ann Neilson Value $200
39 – Mosaic Flower Pot
One of a kind and cut by hand by local mosaic artist, Claudia
Schattman. Value $250
40 – Orem’s Diner Gift Certificate
Enjoy traditional American comfort fare & breakfast all day at this
Wilton classic. Value $100
42 – Tag Sale Warehouse
12 Cross St, Norwalk, CT 06851
A basket filled with kitchen & bath items. Value: $125
43 – Pet Spa Day
Gift certificate to Posh Paws Salon dog grooming and boutique.
44 –Paella Tapas Wine Bar Restaurant
Enjoy a night out at Paella in Norwalk.
3 Month Membership
Posh Spa and Nail
3 Manicure Gift Cards
Value: $20 each
Lets’ not forget what sets up apart from all the other LobsterFests in Sept: We are ALL-INCLUSIVE: not just a DELICIOUS Lobster dinner from Westfair, but ALSO mussels/clams (Westfair) and other homemade appetizers, liquid refreshments, and a choice of home-made deserts!
The appetizers? YUM
Oh, and did we mention desserts were included?
The Ambiance, including Peggy Van Acker’s beautiful flower arrangements on the tables, was lovely! Everyone was impressed. Easy to see why!
More ambiance making by Michele and Cece:
Not to mention our terrific members and supporters!
Even our FOUNDING MEMBERS Winnie Balboni and Hope Hageman graced us!
There was an extra-special Kids’ Table set up. So what did the kids do? Played on the floor next to it, of course!
Just kidding! It was set up by a kid (Elliott, 11), for kids. Good job, Elliott! Amazing!
(Photo courtesy Lynandro Simmons /Hearst Connecticut Media)
Karl at the keyboard played masterfully!
And of course, our famous Silent Auction tables laid out the goodies: