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 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
|Y's MEN - TRIPS & EVENTS - SEPTEMBER '19|
|P R O P O S E D T R I P T O W A S H I N G T O N . D C M U S E U M S|
|Trips and Events is working on a trip to Washington, DC to visit museums. Date TBD but anticipated for late Fall (10/28-30) or Winter (Jan/Feb)|
|TIMING: objective is to go in low-season when city is not inundated with school groups. If we go in winter, reservations must be cancellable for weather|
|TRANSPORTATION: via Amtrak - members to make own reservations. HOTEL: YM will select hotel & arrange a Group Rate; members reserve directly|
|MUSEUMS: There are so many! Members will arrange museum visits on own.|
|Anticipated that many will want to go to certain museums. Pre-travel meeting will be held so members can coordinate visits.|
|RECOMMENDED: Get AAA's Washington, DC Travel Guide. Free to AAA members. AAA is next to Hawley Lane on Rt. 1 in Norwalk|
|S E P T E M B E R|
|9/11 – Weds.||Kaman Aerospace / Helicopter mfr -- Bloomfield CT. Tour from 1 - 3 pm. MUST SIGN UP 9/5||[Dirnberger]|
|9/25 – Weds.||Winery Tour – North Fork, L.I. – take B’port Ferry to Pt. Jeff, winery’s van to winery. Price $129, includes lunch||[Shrage]|
|MUST SIGN-UP BY 9/12|
|9/24 – Tues.||DINNER – Aurora, Fairfield -- $35 pp TTI, alcohol add’l – capacity 35 guests||[Hare]|
|RSVP and pay by Thurs., 9/19|
|O C T O B E R|
|10/2 – Weds.||Governor’s Island – NYC Harbor take MetroNorth, subway and ferry. Event conducted by Bob Mitchell||[Mitchell]|
|10/14 – Mon.||Beardsley Zoo – guided tour by Greg Dancho, Director||[Landis]|
|10/21 – Mon. - 6 pm||DINNER –Pontos (Greek), Norwalk -- $32 pp TTI, alcohol add’l||[McKinney / Loselle]|
|Date to be announced||MUSEUM – The Burt Chernow Galleries, Housatonic Museum of Art - Housatonic Community College – docent led tour||[Dirnberger]|
|Home to one of the premier college art collections in the US, HMA offers works spanning art history from ancient to contemporary.|
|N O V E M B E R|
|11/6– Weds. TBC||A Living Memorial to the Holocaust (“Auschwitz”) Exhibition – Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, NYC||[Mitchell]|
|This event is a follow-on pertinent to the 9/19 presentation to YM by Al Moskin. We will train and subway in.|
|11/13 – Weds. TBC||Tour & Lunch at Culinary Institute of America [$85-105 pp] -- bus, tour, and lunch||[Loselle]|
|For further information, please contact event organizer|
|Checks only, payable to "Y's Men". Write the Event in the Memo section. Y's Men of Westport/Weston, P. O. Box 167, Westport, CT 06881-0167|
|Spouses and significant others always welcome! Non-YM friends welcome space permitting. Inquire.|
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
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
Westport Community Theatre
Westport Town Hall, 110 Myrtle Avenue, Westport
203 226 1983
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.
Music at Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue, Southport
259 0346 ext. 15