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   Welcome to Y’s Men’s


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 an 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, Bill Blaufuss at , or contact Seth Kaye () or Jeff Hare () 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 --



         Y'S MEN - TRIPS & EVENTS - OCTOBER '18           (as of 9/20/18)

O   C   T   O   B   E   R      
10/10 Weds. Essex Steam Train & Boat - "Fall Foliage Excursion" of Ct. River Valley   --     SPACE STILL AVAILABLE Gus Porter
  $22 pp, lunch add'l. Info and reservations: Gus Porter: - 203-434-7178  
10/14 – Sunday “Legally Blond” – cabaret performance at Downtown Cabaret -- WAIT LISTED   Jeff Hare
  BYO Food & Bev.       $28 pp rpayable “Y’s Men”.       Remit at T&E Table. Info Jeff Hare at  
10/16 -- Tuesday Wolf Preserve – rescheduled from June rain-out          STILL AVAILABLE       $20 per person, pay at door.                                   Al Landis
  This is a visit to the Wolf Preserve in Westchester County that was the subject of a presentation to Y's Men in May.   
  Car pool from Westport to arrive for our scheduled 10 am tour.  .  RSVP to Al Landis - - 203-227-6112.  
10/22 – Monday DINNER – “190 Main”   (Westport) - $45 pp TTI. RSVP/pay at T&E Desk or Al Landis - - 203-227-6112. Al Landis
10/29-30 – Mon./Tues. Whaling Museum [New Bedford], Battleship Cove [Fall River], Nautilus Museum [Groton]  Sawicki
  We will visit the Whaling Museum in New Bedford and Battleship Cove (many naval vessels!) in Fall River on Monday. Rest overnight
  in Mystic (or …). Visit Nautilus and Sub Force Museum in Groton on Tuesday.   All museums pay-at-the-door. We will pick a lodging;
  attendees make own reservations. Car pool. Organizer: Nestor Sawicki, – 203-856-9478  
N O   V   E   M   B   E   R      
11/3 -- Sat. Army vs. Air Force Football, West Point – special rate on game tix: $69 pp – tailgate party add’l       SOLD OUT McKay
11/5 – Monday Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme -- TO BE CONFIRMED   Bob Fox
  Old Lyme is the center of the Old Lyme Art Colony & the development of American Impressionism.  
11/13 – Tues. DINNER – “Tazza” Fairfield OR “Osteria Romana,” Norwalk   Landis
  RSVP at T&E Desk or to Event Organizer Al Landis - - 203-227-6112.    
11/__ -- DATE TBA NY Historical Society    --     NYC     ---   2 special exhibits + many more!!   Mitchell
  “Two Centuries of Banking: The Enduring Partnership of Brown Bros. Harriman” + “Harry Potter: A History of Magic”  
11/30 - 12/2 -- Fri.-Sun. WW2 Museum, New Orleans – weekend seminar – NOT A YM EVENT Jon Fox going; invites others to come along Jon Fox
  See Jon Fox or contact him at or (203) 227-2679    

For further information, please contact the organizer.

Checks only please. Make payable to "Y's Men" and write the Event in the Memo section.  

Please bring checks to YM meetings. If mailing, address to:  Y’s Men, P.O. Box 167, Westport, CT 06881-0167.

Spouses and significant others always welcome!        Non-YM friends welcome space permitting.  Inquire.


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






Westport Country Playhouse
25 Powers Court, Westport
203 227 4177

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

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

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

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


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

Downtown Cabaret Theatre
203 Golden Hill Street, Bridgeport
203 576 1636

  Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford, NJ
888 326 1119

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


The Ridgefield Playhouse
80 East Ridge, Ridgefield, CT
203 438 5795

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


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