Welcome to Y’s Men’s

TRIPS and EVENTS

The Trips and Events Committee organizes and presents numerous and varied outings for the pleasure of club members.

Examples are: monthly dinners at area restaurants, visits to area museums, art galleries, estates and gardens, sporting events, theatre and entertainment events, industrial tours, excursions. Occasionally we'll charter a bus for a trip of 2 or 3 days duration - a trip to Gettysburg is a recent example.

Please check this site often as events are posted for the current and following month and are updated with any changes.

The members of Trips and Events the committee are a spirited group that enjoys preparing these social events.  If you have any ideas, suggestions, or contacts at certain venues, please contact me or contact Seth Kaye (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Jeff Hare (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) who are vice chairs of the committee.

Remember: Spouses and significant others are most welcome at all T&E events. 

Non-Y's Men friends are also welcome, space permitting.

Come out and enjoy an event with us!

 

Bill Blaufuss, Chairman
203-856-2004
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                                          Y'S MEN - TRIPS & EVENTS - December '17                                      as of 11/29/17  
         
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 EVENT LEADER

         
12/3 Sun., 4 pm UConn Women’s Basketball “Notre Dame” – in Hartford sold out Benjamin
         
12/5 Tues. INDUSTRIAL TOURS – Nucor Wire Mill & Proton OnSite, Wallingford, CT CAR POOL, Exit 42, 9 AM Porter
  Nucor produces wire products.      
  Proton makes high-purity hydrogen production equip., e.g. for fuel cells www.protononsite.com  
         
12/10 Sun., 6 pm “Phantom” – an operetta-styled production at Downtown Cabaret Theatre sold out Hare
  BYO dinner and drinks, $26.75 per person, RSVP and pay at T&E Desk    
  Based on the 1910 novel “The Phantom of the Opera”, a take on the story    
  and not to be confused with the musical, “Phantom of the Opera” http://dtcab.com/show/phantom/  
         
12/14 Thurs. Club Holiday Party, Norwalk Inn   RSVP at Holiday Party Desk  
         
12/31 Sun., 1:30 pm UConn Women’s Basketball “Memphis” – in Hartford sold out Benjamin
         
J   A   N   U   A   R   Y           
         
1/10 Weds. [was 1/9 Tues.] Holiday Train Show at NY Botanical Garden, lunch on Arthur Ave.   Car Pool. RSVP at T&E Desk Mitchell
         
1/16 Tues. DINNER – Osteria Romano, E. Norwalk – $40 pp tti RSVP at T&E Desk Landis
         
1/24 Weds. [was 1/23 Tues.] Michaelangelo Exhibit, Metropolitan Museum (E 82nd) RSVP at T&E Desk Mitchell
         
1/27 Sat. 2:30 &4 pm. WINE TASTING – Castle Wines – Post Road, Westport -- $15 pp RSVP at T&E Desk Kaye
  The Tasting will be at 2:30 pm. If more than 12 sign up, there will be a 2d Tasting at 4pm. Max 12 per Tasting.  
         
For further information, please contact organizer or Bill Blaufuss 203-856-2004, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
Spouses and significant others always welcome!         Non-YM friends welcome space permitting.  

 

 

 

   OTHER "STUFF" GOING ON IN THE AREA

in addition to the above events organzed and conducted by Y's Men,

here for your convenience  are links to other entertainment venues in our area

Westport Country Playhouse

Westport Community Theatre

Music Theatre of Connecticut

Long Wharf Theatre

Yale Repertory Theatre

Goodspeed Opera House

Downtown Cabaret Theatre

Westchester Broadway Theatre

Quick Center of Performing Arts

The Ridgefield Playhouse

Westport Arts Center

Music at Pequot Library

Voices Café at Unitarian Church

The Arts at St. Matthews

Yale Symphony Orchestra

New Haven Symphony Orchestra

Greater Bridgeport Symphony

Norwalk Symphony Orchestra

 

SOME CURRENT OFFERINGS OF THESE VENUES ARE SHOWN BELOW.

 

BECAUSE IT IS NOT POSSIBLE FOR US TO UPDATE THIS LIST COMPREHENSIVELY,

PLEASE CONTACT THE VENUES DIRECTLY

Westport Country Playhouse
25 Powers Court, Westport
203 227 4177
westportplayhouse.org

 

Westport Community Theatre
Westport Town Hall, 110 Myrtle Avenue, Westport
203 226 1983
westportcommunitytheatre.com

 

Music Theatre of Connecticut
509 Westport Avenue, Norwalk
203 454 3883
musictheatreofct.com

 

Long Wharf Theatre
222 Sargent Drive, New Haven
203 787 4282
longwharf.org

 

Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street, New Haven
203 432 1234
yalerep.org

 

Goodspeed Opera House
6 Main Street, East Haddam
860 873 8668
goodspeed.org

September 18-November 29   The Honeymooners, world premier

Downtown Cabaret Theatre
203 Golden Hill Street, Bridgeport
203 576 1636
dtcab.com

(Bring your own food and beverage; times are Saturdays 5 PM and 8:30 PM)

 

Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford, NJ
888 326 1119
BroadwayTheatre.com

October 1-November 29  Showboat

December 3-27 Tim and Scroog

December 30-January 31, 2016   Showboat

 

Quick Center of Performing Arts
Fairfield University
1073 North Benson Road, Fairfield
203 254 4010
quickcenter.com

 

The Ridgefield Playhouse
80 East Ridge, Ridgefield, CT
203 438 5795
RidgefieldPlayhouse.org

The Ridgefield Playhouse has a similar schedule of Metropolitan Opera in HD and National Theatre of London in HD. Please check their website.

 

Both The Quick Center and the Ridgefield Playhouse offer an array of other entertainment. Please check their websites.

 

Westport Arts Center
51 Riverside Avenue, Westport
203 222 7070
westportsartscenter.org

 

Music at Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue, Southport
259 0346 ext. 15

 

Voices Café
Unitarian Church in Westport
10 Lyons Plains Road, Westport
uuwestport.org (you can buy tickets online)

 

The Arts at St. Matthews
St. Mathews Episcopal Church
36 New Canaan Road, Wilton
stmatthewswilton.org (you can buy tickets online) also artsatstmatthews.org

 

Yale Symphony Orchestra
Woolsey Hall, 500 College Street, New Haven
Box Office 203 432 4158
yso.commons.yale.edu (you can buy tickets online)

 

New Haven Symphony Orchestra
203 865 0831
newhavensymphony.org (you can buy ticket online)

 

Greater Bridgeport Symphony
Klein Memorial Auditorium
910 Fairfield Avenue Bridgeport, CT
203 576 0263
gbs.org (you can buy tickets online)

 

Norwalk Symphony Orchestra, Norwalk Concert Hall at Norwalk City Hall
125 East Avenue, Norwalk
norwalksymphony.org