Sonoma Wine Country Trip
2-Night stay with multiple wine tastings
This Sonoma wine country getaway includes multiple treats!
Enjoy a 2 night stay in a Premium King Deluxe Room at Farmhouse Inn, voted the #1 Inn in California by Travel & Leisure Magazine. Your stay includes a handcrafted personalized wine tasting itinerary at up to 4 wineries and the Russian River welcome wine in-room.
Visit the Durell Vineyard in Sonoma for a tour and tasting for 4. This historic and revered vineyard is just 5 miles west of the Sonoma town square and cultivates grapes for some of California's most revered wineries.
Top it off with a trip to Stone Edge Farm Estate for a private wine tasting for 6. Learn about their organic farming practices and approach to winemaking in a relaxed sit-down tasting.
Restrictions: Farmhouse Inn valid until 9/1/2020. Based on availability. Not valid on Fridays, Saturdays, or Holidays. Must make arrangements with wineries in advance. Stone Edge Farm Estate hosts tastings Mondays through Saturdays and is valid until 6/27/2022.
Special thanks to Dana Rutson Robinson
2-Night Stay at The Beaumont Hotel in London
Set in chic, art deco building dated from 1926, this 5-star, award-winning luxe hotel is a 7-minute walk from the popular Bond Street shopping haven and Hyde Park. Inspired by the great hotels of the 1920s, it occupies a fine Art Deco building on a quiet garden square, close to the boutiques, galleries and museums of Mayfair, St James's and the West End. Your 2-night stay includes breakfast for two daily.
Restrictions: Expires 8/19/2020. Subject to availability. No exchanges or refunds.
Special thanks to Judy Phares and Rhona Wendler
Wine Weekend Getaway in Amenia, New York
Enjoy a peaceful retreat in charming Amenia, New York, perfect for a couple's getaway or a girls' trip.
Your stay includes two nights at The Birches at Cascade Mountain, rustic country home. Visit the 5-star Millbrook Vineyards & Winery, named by the New York Times as "the Hudson Valley's flagship winery". You and 3 guests will enjoy a tour of the vineyards and a tasting of six Millbrook wines. End your day with dinner at Café Les Baux in Millbrook with a $100 gift certificate.
Restrictions: Booking at The Birches is valid between January 3, 2020 and April 30, 2020. Wine tastings are for adults only, however families are welcome at all locations. Café Les Baux gift certificate does not include gratuity. Reservation dates at The Birches are subject to availability. No cancellations after booking. A $200 deposit and $130 cleaning fee are required upon check-in. The $200 deposit will be returned after check-out unless there is damage to the house. The house sleeps 10 in 3 ground floor bedrooms (2 queen beds and 1 double bed) and 1 second floor bedroom (queen bed and 2 single beds), with a full bath on each floor.
Special thanks to Katharine Bahnemann
An Elegant Weekend Getaway in Newport's Harbour Court Mansion
Treat yourself to a 2-night weekend getaway at the storied New York Yacht Club's elegant Harbour Court Mansion, located directly on Newport Harbor in Rhode Island. This exclusive club is only open to club members and guests. Enjoy Saturday dinner and wine in the club dining room overlooking the water and explore the picturesque seaside town renowned for its majestic mansions and posh shops.
Restrictions: Date restrictions. Dinner on Saturday night only and includes 2 cocktails and 1 bottle of wine under $60. Expires 12/31/2020. Weekend dining only from mid-October through April. Harbour Court is closed in January.
Stay at White Hart Inn and Riding at Quarry Hill Farm
Enjoy an overnight stay at the historic White Hart Inn in beautiful Salisbury, Connecticut and spend a day at Quarry Hill Farm, an Arabian horse breeding farm in the foothills of the Berkshires. Your getaway includes dinner for two in the Inn's Tap Room, prepared by Chef (and Inn co-owner) Annie Wayte. Tour the farm and enjoy both pony rides for the kids and horseback rides for the adults. This getaway is ideal for the whole family.
Restrictions: White Hart Inn stay valid Sunday-Thursday only and not valid on holidays. At Quarry Hill Farm, all riders are required to wear a riding helmet and should wear barn-appropriate shoes or boots. Expires October 28, 2020.
Special thanks to Paige Couture
2-Night Stay in a Classic Accomodation at White Barn Inn in Kennebunk, Maine
With breakfast daily
Located in the beautiful coastal town of Kennebunkport, White Barn Inn has been a beloved local landmark for over 150 years, synonymous with warm New England hospitality, rustic charm and uncompromising attention to detail. Enjoy award-winning dinning and expert service at the White Barn Restaurant, a converted barn that is more than 150 years old.
Restrictions: Expires September 14, 2020. May not be redeemed for cash, is non-transferable and non-refundable. Based on availability.
Special thanks to Nancy Tillson
Tauck trip: 2 Nights at Sonoma Mission Inn for Two
The iconic AAA Four-Diamond Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa provides an impeccable setting to relish in the enviable Sonoma lifestyle. Enjoy 2 nights in a Vineyard Suite with stunning views of the garden and a spacious, warm ambiance. You'll live in harmony with nature through vast open spaces, beautifully landscaped grounds, majestic redwood trees and inspiring sunsets. Dine at top-ranked California restaurants and bars, relax in the spa and fitness programs at Willow Stream Spa, and have access to an 18-hole championship golf course at neighboring Sonoma Golf Club (former home to the Charles Schwab Cup PGA Championship).
Restrictions: Valid for use Monday-Thursday.
Special thanks to Robin Tauck, Mary Ellen Marpe
1-Night Stay at the Park Plaza Hotel in Winter Park, Florida
Escape the winter blues with a 1-night stay in a front balcony suite at the Park Plaza Hotel in sunny Winter Park, Florida. This European-style retreat is nestled in the heart of Winter Park's chic Park Avenue district and features understated elegance, boutique charm, and an ideal location.
Restrictions: Book early to avoid date conflicts. Some weekends may be restricted due to local events. Expires September 14, 2020.
Special thanks to Paige Couture
24 bottles of Streicker Wine
This oenophile's (wine lover's) package includes four bottles each of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Semillon, Cabernet, Syrah, Rosé, and "Bubbly" from the Streicker wine collection. Streicker Wines is a producer of premium, single-estate wines, located in the Margaret River region of Western Australia. The wines are exclusive and produced in very limited quantities, the grapes are hand harvested, the wine is aged in French oak barriques, and each bottle is individually numbered. Westport Country Playhouse's own Board President Barbara Streicker and her husband John established Streicker Wines with the acquisition of their first vineyard in 2002. Since then, their wines have received numerous international awards.
A Bevy of Burgundies
From the wine cellar of Mary Ellen and Jim Marpe
Enjoy a selection of Grand Cru Burgundy, featuring a 2004 Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia, a 2000 Gaja Sperss, and a 2004 Fontodi Flaccianello della Pieve Vino da Tavola. Jim is a member of La Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin, an organization dedicated to promoting Burgundy and its wines, cuisine, and customs. He has carefully selected these wines that are aged enough to enjoy now, but still young enough to hold for a future memorable occasion.
Outdoor sculpture by Carole Eisner
MANDARIN, 1983, 62"h X 77"w X 26"d
Renowned and award-winning artist Carole Eisner has worked with recycled metals for over 40 years creating elegant, abstract forms welded in steel that adorn many local and international collections. Eisner's sculptures are meant to reflect the surprising malleability of metal--she works with "the debris of our civilization," reclaiming and reassembling disregarded fragments of buildings and bridges into unique pieces of art.
Carole's work has been displayed throughout the country and internationally in high end homes, office buildings, and parks including Brooklyn's Prospect Park as well as arts centers throughout Fairfield County. Some of her international features include Château de Fontaine-Henry in Clavados, France; Institute of Contemporary Art in London, UK; and Galerie Valerie Bach in Brussels, Belgium.
Restrictions: Sculpture to be picked up within one month of Gala. Winner must make their own arrangements for pick up.
Special thanks to Karen Parrella
Fashion Portrait Story
This special photography session will tell a unique story of you or your child's imagination. Photography represents an alternative approach to capturing personal expression and perspective. These stunning photos can be displayed as fine art in your home or gifted to relatives who will treasure them. You will receive ten 8x10 prints from the session.
Restrictions: Expires September 2020. Must be 10 years or older. Package is meant for one photography subject.
Special thanks to Jessica Caldwell
Original Costume Sketches for Romeo & Juliet and Man of La Mancha
Adorn your walls with these one of a kind pieces of Playhouse history! These original costume sketches (5 total) by designer Fabian Fidel Aguilar were created especially for Westport Country Playhouse's productions of Romeo & Juliet in 2017 and Man of La Mancha in 2018. Don't miss your chance to own some of the Playhouse's most cherished mementos.
Donated by Fabian Fidel Aguilar
Special thanks to Bruce Miller
Lux Bond & Green Mikimoto Pearls
This 18k white gold jewelry set includes a necklace, ring, earrings, and bracelet. The 4 pieces feature Akoya A+ pearls adorned with diamonds creating a classic, elegant look. Since 1898, Lux Bond & Green Jewelers have been curating a truly extraordinary selection of diamonds, jewelry, watches and gifts, rightfully earning International recognition.
Restrictions: No returns or exchanges.
Special thanks to Tricia Schwartz and John Green
Faye Kim Designs Necklace
18K necklace with pendant
Make a statement with this Moonstone Rondels 18K hand wrapped necklace! Designed by Faye Kim, and set with a beautiful green onyx. Before opening her own shop in Westport, Faye worked for Tiffany & Company and Bergdorf Goodman. Her designs are inspired by period jewelry and antiquities, and her blend of ancient techniques and modern methods results in pieces that are treasured for generations.
Restrictions: No exchanges or refunds.
Special thanks to Ania Czekaj-Farber
Mitchells: A Year of Shoes
One Pair of Designer Shoes Every Month for a Year
Mitchells of Westport proudly offers a monthly complimentary pair of women's shoes from some of the world's top designers - Manolo Blahnik, Jimmy Choo, Prada, and more. Indulge yourself with a fabulous "shoe subscription" unlike any other.
Restrictions: Limited to one pair of shoes per month. Choose from Manolo Blahnik (up to $695), Jimmy Choo (up to $750), Tod's (up to $595), Prada (up to $650), Gravati (up to $800), Pas de Rouge (up to $395), Aquatalia (up to $450), Nicholas Kirkwood (up to $550), Chloe (up to $495), Aquazzura (up to $650), Golden Goose (up to $450), Fendi (up to $750).
Special thanks to Darlene Krenz
Stuart Weitzman Wine and Shopping Party
Enjoy an evening of shopping, wine, and hors d'oeuvres at Stuart Weitzman in Greenwich for you and 10 guests. The winner will receive a complimentary pair of shoes or handbag valued at up to $500, and each guest will receive a 20% discount on any purchase.
Restrictions: Discount valid on full-price merchandise only. Sale and special order excluded. Expires September 14, 2020.
Special thanks to Terry Nardozzi
$500 gift certificate to Greenwich Medical Spa
With locations in Westport, Greenwich, and Scarsdale, NY, Greenwich Medical Spa is an award-winning practice specializing in anti-aging and skincare treatments. This Gift Certificate entitles you to any of the following services: Laser Hair Removal, Fraxel, Ulthera Skin Tightening, CoolSculpting, Microneedling Photorejuvenation, Facials, Microderms/Peels.
Restrictions: Cannot be exchanged for cash. Not to be used for products. To be used towards services listed in the description and on the gift certificate. Expires 3/31/2020.
Wild Animal Trainer for a Day in Los Angeles
Plus a 2 night stay at InterContinental Hotel in LA
Travel to Hollywood Animals, Inc.-a one of a kind animal training ranch in Santa Clarita, California. Experience what it is like to train wild animals for Hollywood films. Working with professional animal trainers, each guest will get up close and personal with a grizzly bear and a tiger, in additional to other animals. Package includes a 2 night stay in a Superior King Room at the luxury, 4-star InterContinental LA at Century City. Virtuoso amenities included: breakfast, hotel credit, and room upgrade available.
Restrictions: Must be 18 years or older. Due to Federal law, there is no actual contact between guests and large animals, but guests will be in the same space as the tiger and bear. Airfare not included. Hotel offer expires 9/14/2020.
Special thanks to Paige Couture and Judy Phares
CNN's "New Day" Backstage Pass for Two with anchor Alisyn Camerota
Studio tour and an exclusive meet & greet with Alisyn
An exclusive visit to CNN's morning show, "New Day", filmed in NYC's Time Warner Center. Get an inside look at the control room and studio during a live broadcast, a full studio tour, and meet with anchor and two-time Emmy award nominee Alisyn Camerota! Receive an autographed headshot and a signed copy of Alisyn's book Amanda Wakes Up.
Restrictions: Dates are subject to filming schedule. "New Day" tapes in the morning, Monday-Friday.
Special thanks to Sophia Sherman
A Day in the Life of Broadway Producer Ruth Hendel
Experience an unforgettable day of mentorship and theater adventures with renowned Broadway producer, Ruth Hendel. Your day will include a morning mentoring session, lunch with Ruth in the theater district, and two tickets to Beetlejuice on Broadway. Hendel has produced several award-winning productions, including In The Heights, Passing Strange, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Caroline, Or Change, and A Raisin in the Sun. She is currently represented on Broadway as a producer for Mean Girls, Ain't Too Proud, and Beetlejuice.
Restrictions: Must be a mutually agreed upon date.
Special thanks to Joanna Romberg
Early Evening Sail for Four
Sail off into the sunset with your guests. Dana and Doug Robinson welcome you and three guests aboard their 42' Jeanneau sailboat. Join them at Saugatuck Harbor Yacht Club, and enjoy an early evening sail, wine, and cheese for four. An experience not to be missed!
Restrictions: Date to be mutually agreeable and weather-dependent. Expires 9/15/20; over 21 only.
The Cottage Cocktail Party
The Cottage in Westport invites you and 20 guests to an exclusive cocktail party! Enjoy drinks and light hors d'oeuvres in their welcoming bar area. The Cottage, lead by Chef Brian Lewis, utilizes top quality local and regional ingredients and top them off with delectable fine wines and specialty cocktails.
Restrictions: Prior arrangement with restaurant management at least 30 days prior. Valid until September 14, 2020. Not valid on Fridays and Saturdays.
Special thanks to Dana Rutson Robinson
Thanksgiving Feast for 18 People
A Beast of a Feast: Absolutely everything you need for a terrific Thanksgiving. The feast includes our brined turkey ready for your oven, together with herb and apple stuffing, creamy mashed potatoes, green beans with roasted shallots, turkey gravy, cranberry orange chutney, dinner rolls, and your choice of pumpkin or apple pie to finish. Includes two bottles of wine. Brought to you by this year's Gala caterer, La Cuisine Café, Market & Catering.
Restrictions: Must be redeemed for Thanksgiving 2019. No refunds, no cash value.
Wine Tasting with Westport First Selectman
Wine tasting and hors d'oeuvres for 5 couples
Mary Ellen and Jim Marpe will welcome five couples to their home and stellar wine cellar for an evening of wine tasting and appetizers. Jim is a member of La Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin, an organization dedicated to promoting Burgundy, France. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn from Jim's expertise, gained over 30 years of collecting wine and extensive traveling in France!
Restrictions: Date must be upon mutual agreement with donor. Expires September 15, 2020.
Dining in Fairfield County
$150 - Paci Restaurant (Southport)
Classic meets modern at this Italian fine dining restaurant.
Lunch for 4 - OKO (Westport)
An innovative take on Japanese food and beverages.
Valid Wednesday - Friday only.
Dinner for 4 - Bonda (Fairfield)
New American cuisine. Everyone can find something to eat here, including the pickiest of eaters!
Beverages not included. Valid Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday nights.
Dinner for 4 - Le Penguin (Westport)
French bistro fare served with local seasonal ingredients and farm-to-table freshness.
Beverages not included. Not valid on weekends & holidays. Expires 9/14/2020.
$100 - 55 Wine Bar and Grill (Fairfield)
Delicious Modern American cuisine with a Mediterranean flare, a generous selection of fine, affordable wines, as well as a full bar.
$125 - Match Burger Lobster (Westport)
Featuring high quality, local ingredients: fresh seafood from Norm Bloom and Sons, and pasture-raised beef from Fleishers.
$100 - Via Sforza (Westport)
Enjoy great Italian food and brick oven pizza in an authentic atmosphere.
$100 - Tengda (Westport)
Pan-Asian fare including specialty rolls, rice & noodle dishes & cooked entrees, in modern environs.
$200 - Pane e Bene (Westport)
Fresh Italian cuisine with a great atmosphere.
Restrictions: Tax and Gratuity not included.
Special thanks to Darlene Krenz, Athena Adamson, Dana Rutson Robinson, Terry Nardozzi, and Roger Leifer
Washington Prime Dinner for 10 in The Private Wine Room
You and 9 guests will be treated to an unforgettably delicious dinner at the award-winning Washington Prime restaurant in Norwalk, CT. Dinner includes appetizers, entrees, and dessert selections, as well as a cocktail, beer, or glass of wine for each guest.
Restrictions: Tax and gratuity are not included.
Special thanks to Deborah Harper Bono
Dinner for Two at the Fairfield County Hunt Club
Join Playhouse Trustee Jay Dirnberger and Molly Alger for dinner at the Fairfield County Hunt Club, a private year-round country club with fine dining, social and sports activities for the entire family. The Hunt Club has a talented team of chefs, headed up by Executive Chef John Byrne. From service to presentation to taste, you will not be disappointed!
Restrictions: No expiration.
Hand-Signed Mets Celebration Photo - 1986 World Series
This famous Mets World Series celebration photo is hand signed by the 1986 World Series Championship team. That year, the Mets beat the Boston Red Sox during game 7 in one of the most impressive comebacks of MLB history. This game remains the highest-rated broadcast of a single World Series game to date. Gary Carter and Bud Harrelson signatures are both included among the rest of the team.
4 Tickets to New York Jets vs. New York Giants
Plus a Parking Pass
Watch the New York Jets take on the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 1:00pm. You'll have the best views in the stadium from your Chase Club seats in section 212, row 8 on the 40-yard line. Receive a parking pass and private stadium entrance. Getting to the game will be a breeze!
Restrictions: Tickets are only for Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 1:00pm. No refunds or exchanges.
Fishing with Captain Blake Smith
Plus a $100 gift certificate to Black Duck Restaurant
Hit the water with three of your friends for a four hour fishing trip on the Long Island Sound with experienced guides. Saugatuck Fishing Guides runs a 2007 Skeeter BayBoat as well as a 22' Boston Whaler Outrage. Your Captain, Blake Smith, is fully licensed and insured with a company combined 50+ years of fishing experience. After your fishing expedition, enjoy the delicious food at the Black Duck Café.
Restrictions: Date to be mutually agreed upon with donor. Gift certificate does not include gratuity. Boat trip does not include gratuity. Expires September 14, 2020.
BMW Folding Bike
This BMW folding bike combines comfort and style and an innovative, modern design that is both classic and comfortable. The bike is made of aluminum, and is incredibly lightweight for easy transportation. Its folding technology is simple and hassle free. Equipped with an 8-speed Shimano derailleur gear with 20" wheels, this BMW roundel is emblazoned upfront and ready for your many riding adventures.
Special thanks to Marietta White and Michael Barker
4 House Seats to Hadestown on Broadway and a Backstage Tour
Welcome to Hadestown, where one song can change your fate forever. This acclaimed new musical won a total of 8 Tony Awards, including the most coveted award for Best Musical. Hadestown intertwines two mythic tales - that of young dreamers Orpheus and Eurydice, and that of King Hades and his wife Persephone. Performed by a vibrant ensemble of actors, dancers and singers, Hadestown is a haunting yet hopeful theatrical experience that will keep you captivated long after you leave the theater. Plus, enjoy an inside look at the backstage magic with an exclusive tour after the performance.
Restrictions: Dates based on availability. Limited availability in April and no availability in May. No exchanges once seats are confirmed.
Special thanks to Mark Lamos and Hadestown on Broadway
2 House Seats to Moulin Rouge! on Broadway
With Dinner at Cafeteria and round-trip car service with Teddy's Transportation System
Welcome to Moulin Rouge! It's a world of splendor and romance, eye-popping excess, glitz and glory. This long-awaited musical explores a time when Bohemians and aristocrats rubbed elbows and reveled in electrifying enchantments. Baz Luhrmann's award winning film comes alive on the stage, fabulously reimagined with new music to boot.
Top the night off with a lovely meal at Cafeteria, using your $200 gift card. Cafeteria is known for serving exceptional American comfort food with a contemporary twist in an electric, modern ambiance.
Leave the driving to and from the theater to the pros, compliments of Teddy's Transportation System.
Restrictions: Dates based on availability. Limited availability in April and no availability in May. No exchanges once seats are confirmed. Dates must be requested two months in advance with at least one backup option. Extra stops and chauffeur's gratuity are not included in the limo service.
Special thanks to Moulin Rouge! on Broadway and Nancy Tillson
4 House Seats to To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway
Plus a backstage tour and Dinner at The Modern
Inspired by Harper Lee's own childhood in Alabama, To Kill a Mockingbird features one of literature's most inspiring characters, Atticus Finch. The character of Scout, based on Lee herself, has come to define youthful innocence-and its inevitable loss-for generations of readers around the world. Prior to show, enjoy dinner at The Modern, a Michelin-starred, contemporary American restaurant located at the Museum of Modern Art with a $650 gift certificate.
Restrictions: Dates based on availability. Limited availability in April and no availability in May. No exchanges once seats are confirmed.
Special thanks to Katia Friend, Mark Lamos, and To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway
2 House Seats to Jagged Little Pill on Broadway
With Dinner at LENA
Inspired by the themes and emotions of Alanis Morissette's Grammy Award-winning album, Jagged Little Pill is "a big-hearted musical that breaks the mold" (The New York Times). The Healys are a picture-perfect family - but looks can be deceiving. When the cracks beneath the surface begin to show, they must choose between maintaining the status quo or facing harsh truths about themselves, their community, and the world around them. Featuring Morissette's iconic songs including "Ironic," "You Oughta Know," and "Hand In My Pocket," plus brand-new songs written for the show, Jagged Little Pill arrives on Broadway this November.
Complete the evening with a $200 gift certificate to LENA Wine Bar and enjoy specialty French food and an extensive selection of wines.
Restrictions: Dates based on availability. Limited availability in April and no availability in May. No exchanges once seats are confirmed. Dates must be requested two months in advance with at least one backup option.
Special thanks to Jagged Little Pill on Broadway
4 House Seats to Ain't Too Proud on Broadway
Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations follows The Temptations' journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. With their signature dance moves and unmistakable harmonies, they rose to the top of the charts with an impressive forty two Top Ten Hits. Through friendship and betrayal, amid the civil unrest that tore America apart, their moving and personal story still resonates five decades later.
Restrictions: Dates based on availability. Limited availability in April and no availability in May. Tickets must be requested at least 1 week in advance. No exchanges once seats are confirmed. Must provide at least two performance options.
2 Tickets to The Rose Tattoo at Roundabout Theater Company
With lounge passes and a signed playbill
Academy Award winner Marisa Tomei unleashes a tour de force as William's iconic character, Serafina, a widow who rekindles her desire for love, lust, and life in the arms of a fiery suitor. Pointedly directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Choir Boy), Williams' Tony award winning gem of a play sizzles with humor and heart.
Restrictions: Tickets valid 9/19/2019 - 12/1/2019. Not valid on weekends and holidays. Scheduling is subject to availability.
Special thanks to Janet Plotkin
Two 4-Flex Memberships to Atlantic Theater Company's 2019-2020 Season
With two 4-Flex Memberships to ATC, you can experience the famous Off-Broadway theater's powerful 2019-20 season. The coming year features four world premieres, including a musical based on two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Silverman's bestselling memoir, The Bedwetter.
Restrictions: Expires 7/1/2020.
Special thanks to Janet Plotkin
Flex Pass (4 Tickets) to Theatre for a New Audience's 2019-2020 season
With Dinner for 4 in Brooklyn
One Flex Pass to Theatre for a New Audience's 40th Anniversary Season at Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn, NY. The Flex Pass includes a total of 4 tickets to be used throughout the season. Additionally, enjoy a $200 gift certificate to Café Paulette, Fort Greene's Parisian bistro, serving fresh, seasonal classic French cuisine, along with a well curated list of organic and natural French wines.
Restrictions: Paulette gift certificate only good for one (1) visit, at which point the winner must forfeit unused balance on certificate. Flex pass tickets must be used within the 2019-2020 Season, in any combination. Expires on May 24, 2020.
Special thanks to Ellen Petrino
4 Tickets to Billy Elliot the Musical at The Goodspeed
Young Billy Elliot is pulled between his family's coal-mining roots and his newly discovered passion for dance. The story of Billy following his dream while overcoming ongoing obstacles comes to live in this 10-time Tony winning Broadway phenomenon that includes songs by the legendary Elton John.
Restrictions: Billy Elliot the Musical tickets valid only for evening performances from September 18 - November 10, 2019. All tickets subject to availability. Not transferable to another show or season. No exchanges once tickets are ordered.
Special thanks to Janet Plotkin
Radio City Christmas Spectacular
2 tickets and a backstage tour
A magical wonderland awaits you at Radio City Music Hall's Christmas Spectacular, starring the inimitable Radio City Rockettes. After the show, go behind the scenes for a fascinating, personal backstage tour. Learn about Radio City Hall's architectural history, its backstage secrets, the Rockettes' costume shop, and The Roxy Suite.
Restrictions: Tickets are only valid for the 2019 Holiday season. Please choose your date option early and book ASAP.
Special thanks to Edward G. Robinson and Dana Rutson Robinson
Two VIP Tickets to a 2020 Shakespeare on the Sound Production
The lovely Shakespeare on the Sound theater presents an annual, open-air festival featuring the plays of William Shakespeare and other renowned authors at Pinkney Park in Rowayton, CT. With two VIP tickets, you will receive optimal preferred seating to a 2020 production. Season to be announced soon!
Restrictions: Must be used summer 2020.
4 Tickets and a Backstage Tour for New York City Ballet's The Nutcracker
With Dinner for Four at Karvouna Mezze
This holiday season, get swept up in the magic of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker at Lincoln Center. Enjoy an exclusive backstage tour led by soloist ballerina Megan LeCrone, and authentic Greek food at Karvouna Mezze on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
Restrictions: Date restrictions. Expires 1/1/2021.
Special thanks to Jessica Caldwell
4 Tickets for American Ballet Theatre's Fall Season
With Dinner at The Smith in NYC
Four tickets in premium orchestra seats for American Ballet Theatre's Fall Season at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center. The season runs October 17-27, 2019, and features work by Twyla Tharp, Michelle Dorrance, Alexei Ratmansky, George Balanchine, and more! Plus, enjoy dinner at The Smith Restaurant and Bar with a $200 gift certificate. Featuring a menu that offers bistro classics, seasonal fare, and craft cocktails, Smith's is a perfect culinary pre-show dinning spot.
Restrictions: Subject to availability. Restrictions apply.
Special thanks to Ania Czekaj-Farber and Gretchen Wright
$600 Gift Certificate to the Metropolitan Opera
Plus a DVD copy of the documentary The Opera House
Enjoy a divine night at the opera with a $600 gift certificate to The Met. Receive a free copy of The Opera House, a documentary film by the multiple Emmy Award-winning Susan Froemke. The Metropolitan Opera's 2019-2020 Season includes new productions of Porgy and Bess, Der fliegende Holländer, and Wozzeck, as well as Met Premieres of Agrippina and Akhnaten.
Restrictions: Not redeemable for cash.
Kelli O'Hara Sings Barber with the New York Philharmonic
Samuel Barber's Knoxville: Summer Of 1915 on Thursday, September 19 at 7:30pm
Continue on a Kelli O'Hara journey with two tickets to her performance with the New York Philharmonic on Thursday, September 19th at 7:30pm at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall. Music Director Jaap van Zweden conducts Samuel Barber's Knoxville: Summer of 1915, a nostalgic recollection of a time of innocence in small-town America. The program also includes a world premiere commissioned piece by Philip Glass, one of America's greatest living composers, as well as selections from Prokofiev's timeless Romeo and Juliet.
Restrictions: No refunds or exchanges.
4 House Seats to The Great Society at Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center
Capturing Lyndon B. Johnson's passionate and aggressive attempts to build a great society for all, the new play follows his epic triumph in a landslide election to the agonizing decision not to run for re-election just three years later. It was an era that would define history forever: the rise of the Civil Rights Movement, the deaths of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy, the destruction of Vietnam and the creation of some of the greatest social programs America has ever known-with one man at the center of it all: LBJ.
Restrictions: Dates based on availability. Limited availability in April and no availability in May. Tickets must be requested at least 2 weeks in advance. No exchanges or refunds once seats are confirmed. Must provide at least two performance options. Tickets will be held at the box office.
Family Fun Membership Package
2 Adult Passes and 3 Child Passes - Silverman's Farm (Easton)
Each pass is valid for 10 visits to the Animal Farm. See, pet, and feed all sorts of unique animals, including buffalo, llamas, alpacas, sheep, goats, and more.
2 Adult Passes and 4 Child Passes - Discovery Museum (Bridgeport)
These passes entitle the bearer to one day free admission. The Discovery Museum focuses on STEM learning fun, and includes interactive exhibits, planetarium shows, and more.
6 Hours of Paint-Your-Own-Pottery Studio Time - Hands-On Pottery (Fairfield and Darien)
Whether you are a seasoned artist or it's your first time holding a paint brush, create your own masterpiece using a selection of custom paints, stencils, stamps, brushes, and sponges.
Family Membership for One Year Plus Discounts - Stepping Stones Museum (Norwalk)
The family membership includes unlimited free admission for one year valid for 2 adults and all children in the same household, 10% discount at the museum cafe, discounts on programs, special events, private event rentals and birthday parties.
3 Children's Day Passes - Playhouse Gym (Fairfield)
Bring your child (must be 3 years or older) for 30 minutes of instructor-supervised playtime in the gym, 15 minutes in the inflatable room, and a pizza meal. Drop the kids off or join in the family fun.
3 Day Passes + Equipment Rentals and One Month Membership - Rock Climb Fairfield
With each day pass, enjoy unlimited access to RCF climbing terrain with rentals included. The one month membership includes unlimited access to the climbing facility as well as a complimentary belay course, 10% off on merchandise in the pro shop, and other discounts.
Restrictions: Silverman's Farm is open 7 days a week from April 1 - December 31. No expiration date. Discovery Museum: must present pass; one guest using pass must be 18 or older; not valid with any other offer; no monetary value, no expiration date. Stepping Stones Museum: must present certificate at Welcome Desk to redeem membership. Playhouse Gym: kids must be 3 years or older and potty trained. Expires 12/31/2020. Rock Climb Fairfield: Expires 9/31/2020.
Special thanks to Athena Adamson, Kate Bahnemann, Clare Livingston
Private Voice or Piano Lessons with J Scott Handley of BMA
Train with J Scott Handley, the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Broadway Method Academy. 8 private voice or piano lessons will allow your child or grandchild the opportunity to learn or improve a variety of skills. BMA offers comprehensive, award-winning training in acting, singing, and dancing as well as a variety of classes, private coaching sessions, and performance opportunities. BMA brings some of Broadway's top talent to work and teach their students.
Restrictions: Lessons will take place at Broadway Method Academy located in Fairfield at 1935 Black Rock Turnpike.
Special thanks to Athena Adamson and Michael Barker
Class at The Studio for Performing Arts in New Canaan
Offering classes in musical theatre, voice, dance, acting, and pop music, The Studio for Performing Arts in New Canaan provides innovative, high-quality instruction to children and teens in all areas of the performing arts. Classes run once a week for a semester and your child gets to choose their area of interest.
Restrictions: Expires 9/1/2020
Special thanks to Lorah Haskins
3wishes Event Planning Package
Expert event planners, 3wishes Events, are known for sophisticated celebrations that create lifelong impressions for you and your guests. They handle all your event planning needs from logistics such as budget and timeline, to stunning design and innovative decor. 3wishes worked closely with the Playhouse staff and Gala Co-Chairs and Committee to produce a memorable 2019 Gala. This package includes up to 3 free 1-hr consultations for your special event, plus 10% off final event planning fee should you decide to hire 3wishes.
Restrictions: Expires 9/14/2020