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
6/12 Tuesday -- New Haven Museum
The first is the independent New Haven Museum, founded in 1862 as the New Haven Colony Historical Society, unaffiliated with Yale. A guided tour of the Museum is scheduled for Tuesday, June 12th at 11:00 a.m. The tour will focus on two new exhibits: World War I and Gilbert Jerome. At completion of the tour, attendees can visit the rest of the museum galleries on their own.
Cost of the guided tour is $8.00 per person - payable at the door - and lasts 90 minutes. Participants will meet at the Exit 18 parking lot at 9:30 a.m. to car pool. Details of the museum are at http://www.newhavenmuseum.org. For more information and to sign up, contact Nestor Sawicki at .
6/26 Tuesday -- Radio City Music Hall and Madison Square Garden guided tours. NYC.
The tour on Tuesday, June 26th, combines two venues in New York City: Madison Square Garden and Radio City Music Hall. Each is a guided tour lasting about 75 minutes with the Garden in the morning and the Music Hall in the afternoon. Exact time of each tour and location addresses will be announced in a supplementary e-mail to the participants.
Cost is $36.00 per person ($18.00 for each tour). To go to New York City, it is recommended that we take the 9:05 train from Westport/Saugatuck to Grand Central and walk to the Garden.
6/28 Thursday -- Wolf Conservation Center visit.
This is a visit to the wolf preserve in Westchester County that was the subject of a presentation to Y's Men in may. Price is $20 per person. We will car pool from westport in order to arrive at the destination for our scheduled 10 am tour. RSVP to Event Organizer Al Landis - - 203-227-6112 - and Pay in Advance with check payable to "Y's Men" and mailing it to Y's Men Treasurer, Joel Wasserman, 8 Spicer Court, Westport, CT 06880. Payment is due Monday, 6/25.
7/12 Thursday -- Statue of 7/12 Thursday -- Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
RSVP at T&E Desk or contact Evebt Organizer Bob Mitchell
8/1 Wednesday -- Yankees/Baltimore baseball game
$112.50 per ticket. Event sold-out. Organizer: Dave Benjamin
11/3 Saturday -- West Point Football
Army vs. the Air Force Academy football game. $69.00. Event sold out. Organizeer; Roy McKay
For further information, please contact the organizer.
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