NEW HAVEN - In an event dubbed a "winter warm up" the Flights of Fancy winter shopping and wine tasting will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Jan. 31 in Downtown.
event, sponsored by The Wine Thief and The Study Hotel at Yale, is presented by
the shops at Yale and features in-store wine tastings, special discounts and
extraordinary giveaways at more than 25 Downtown shops, organizers said in a release.
check in at The Study Hotel, 1157 Chapel St. from 4 pm to 7 pm. Participation
is $15 and includes the Flights
of Fancy wine glass, a map of
participating shops, entry into the grand prize drawing, validated parking,
coffee and dessert, the release said.
Registered participants will sample fine wines provided by The Wine Thief, of 181
Crown St., and receive 20 percent off their
favorite item at participating stores in the Broadway and Chapel shopping
districts, the release said. Kings of Harmony will perform live music on Chapel Street and Bob
Riccio will perform cool jazz at The Study Hotel throughout the evening, the release said.
8:15 pm, attendees return to The Study Hotel for Willoughby’s coffee, dessert
from Insomnia Cookies, and a grand prize drawing for a complimentary stay for
two at The Study Hotel at Yale, the release said.
available at The York Street Garage, at 150 York St. for Flights of Fancy participants, the release said. The event is limited to the first
700 registrants and reservations are encouraged.
merchants include: Agabhumi, Anchor
Restaurant, Ashley’s Ice Cream, Barnes & Noble Bookstore at Yale, Campus
Customs, Celtica, Claire’s Corner Copia, Denali, derek simpson… goldsmith,
Enclave, Enson’s, Froyoworld, GANT, Hull’s Art Supply & Framing, idiom, J.
Press, Jack, Wills, Laila Rowe, Origins, Peter Indorf Jewelers, Shen, Ten
Thousand Villages, Tomatillo, Tracy b, Trailblazer, Wave Gallery, Willoughby’s
Coffee & Tea, Yorkside Pizza and Yurway Designs.
Editor's note: All information in this post was contributed.
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