Author Archive: Kbrewer
Cheers! CLICK HERE to check out our selection of “DAR” logo schwag – we’ve got Rowyaton, New Canaan and Fairfield County logos too!
Questions or opinions about dogs in Darien, leash laws, poop scooping, etc? Check out DDOG (Darien Dog Owners Group), a group of dog owners committed to nurturing a positive environment between dogs, people, and public safety in Darien, CT. In fact, all residents are invited to take a 60-second, anonymous survey to help them acquire an [...]
Visit the Darien Parks & Recreation website for more information regarding some fantastic winter programs for kids including: paddle tennis, indoor soccer and floor hockey. Keep those muscles moving this winter! Registration can be done by mail, in person, or can be completed online.
The Ask & Answer Forum was created to be a place where visitors to the site (or town, or area) can freely post questions or answers in support of a more rewarding Darien/ Fairfield County experience. It is also a free community resource, and anyone with a local club or school organization or not-for-profit is [...]
On this blustery autumn Friday night, does anything sound better than an all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage feast tomorrow morning on the shores of Holly Pond at the Darien YMCA, hosted by the Y-Guides and Princesses? $6 gets you in from 7:30am to 11am: this is a super casual and very fun family event — a [...]
I remember the first year I lived in Darien after moving out of the city I was SO excited for Halloween, because even though I didn’t have any kids of my own yet I knew I lived in a neighborhood that is packed with little ones and I would get to see them in their [...]
This Thursday, October 7th from 6pm to 8pm at Helen Ainson Darien: meet Project Runway winner Irina Shabayeva and see her fall/winter collection on the runway while enjoying complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres from newly opened Scena Wine bar & Restaurant and raising money for Breast Cancer Awareness: the proceeds from the event will be [...]
TheAmazingFunBus, excavators, tractors, fire engines, and other exciting trucks and cars are rolling into town this Sunday, October 3 for OPUS’ 8th annual Big Rig Gig, a hands-on truck experience and fundraising event for the whole family. Children of all ages can climb behind the wheels of more than 25 big rigs and cool cars, [...]
This Saturday, September 25th from 12pm to 3pm: autumn fun for the whole family, including Colonial Arts & Crafts, Scarecrow-making, a performance called “The Top 10 Gross Facts About Revolutionary America,” Needlepoint, Spinning and Metal-Smithing demonstrations, farm stands, refreshments and more! Brought to you by the Darien Historical Society, located at the Bates-Scofield House next [...]
SAVE THE DATE, START YOUR BIDDING NOW! Spend an evening sampling fine wine and good food for a great cause…. the Darien Chamber of Commerce is hosting their 6th Annual Wine/Food Tasting & Auction on Thursday October 14th 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at Nielsen’s Green house, 1405 Post Rd. Guests will enjoy wines sponsored by WinePort~Darien, [...]
Whether you’re a secret Martha Stewart or just curious about creative ways to make some extra cash while doing what you love, you shouldn’t miss my friend Jen St. Jean’s free class entitled “The In’s and Out’s of Selling on Etsy.“ About a year ago, Jen started a company called “Itty Bitty Bags” that transformed [...]
My friend emailed me the other day and said her kids had a great time at the Hindley Happening, and was wondering what other carnivals and/or school fairs were planned and/or when they happen in town. I figured that was something that would be useful to have all in one location, so here’s my stab [...]