NEW HAVEN - Flights of Fancy, the "popular wine tasting and shopping event" returns from 4 to 8 p.m. Jan. 30. according to a release .
"The event, sponsored by The Wine Thief and The Study at Yale Hotel, is
presented by The shops at Yale and features in-store wine tastings,
special discounts and extraordinary giveaways at over 25 downtown shops," the release said.
Attendees should check in at The Study at Yale Hotel, 1157 Chapel St., from 4 pm to 7 p.m. Participation is $20* and includes a
"Flights of Fancy" wine glass, a map of participating shops,
entry into the grand prize drawing, validated parking, coffee and
dessert, the release said.
(*Bring your wine glass from a previous Flights of Fancy event
and receive $5 off of your admission fee.)
Also in the release:
Once registered, participants sample fine wines provided by The Wine Thief (181 Crown Street) and receive
20% off their favorite item* at participating stores in the
Broadway and Chapel shopping districts. Live music will be played
throughout the evening in The Study at Yale Hotel.
At 8:15 pm,
attendees return to The Study at Yale Hotel for Willoughby’s coffee,
dessert from Insomnia Cookies, and a grand prize drawing for a
complimentary stay for two at The Study at Yale Hotel.
Free validated parking
is available at The York Street Garage (150 York Street)
for all Flights of Fancy participants. The event is limited to the first 700 registrants and reservations are encouraged.
merchants include: Agabhumi, Barnes & Noble - The Yale Bookstore,
Campus Customs, Derek Simpson… Goldsmith, FroyoWorld, Hull’s Art Supply
& Framing, idiom, Jack Wills, Oaxaca Kitchen, Peter
Indorf Jewelers, Raggs, Thali Too, Therapy, Wave Gallery, Willoughby’s
Coffee & Tea, Yurway Designs, and many more.