08/19/2014

Be Prepared to be Wined and Dined at the Greenwich Wine & Food Festival

Greenwich Wine & Food Festival

Raise a glass to the fourth annual Greenwich Wine and Food Festival presented by Serendipity.  The Greenwich Wine & Food Festival returns Thursday, September 25th through Saturday, September 27th and is bigger and better than ever.  Wineries and food artisans from all over will present their goods while everyone from oeneophiles and gourmands will enjoy wine tasting and food sampling as well as tasting and pairing classes and demonstrations by well-known chefs. 
 
Don’t miss the highly anticipated 2nd annual Burger Battle judged by a panel of celebrity chefs. Cheer on your favorite local restaurants while they cook and serve up their best burger.
 
The 2014 Greenwich Wine and Food Festival supports Paul Newman’s The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp that is dedicated to providing “a different kind of healing” to children and their families coping serious illnesses.  All proceeds from the festival’s Kick-Off Party, live and silent auctions and direct donations benefit this worthy cause.
 
For ticket sale and event information, please visit the Greenwich Wine and Food Festival website.
 

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Fourth Annual Greenwich Wine and Food Festival presented by Serendipity
Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, Greenwich, Connecticut
September 25 – 27, 2014

All of us at the Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center hope you enjoy the Greenwich Wine and Food Festival!  If you need overnight accommodations, the Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is a great choice.  Visit our website to book your stay.
 
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08/12/2014

Looking to Lead a More Healthy and Sustainable Lifestyle?

Living Green
The Live Green Connecticut Festival is back and will take place Saturday, September 13th and Sunday, September 14th at the Taylor Farm Park.  This unique environmentally-focused event will feature over 200 exhibitors showcasing a full spectrum of sustainable green products, services and ideas from cutting edge renewable technologies to everyday solutions that can be implemented in the home and reduce one’s impact on natural resources.   During this free two day event, attendees will enjoy a variety of delicious food, great music, shopping, and tips on saving money and energy.
 
For more event information or how you can reduce your carbon footprint, please visit the Live Green Connecticut website.

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Live Green Connecticut Festival
Taylor Farm Park, 45 Calf Pasture Beach Road in Norwalk, CT
September 13th, 2014
10:00am – 4:00pm
September 14th, 2014
11:00am – 4:00pm
 

The Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is only minutes away from the Live Green Connecticut Festival and has a variety of amenities the entire family can enjoy.  Come unwind in one of our luxurious accommodations or enjoy a delectable meal at our Senses restaurant.  Visit our website to book your stay.

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08/05/2014

The Ultimate Health Wellness & Sports Expo

Stamford Hospital Health Wellness & Sports Expo 2014

The third annual Stamford Hospital Health Wellness & Sports Expo 2014 will take place Saturday, September 20th and Sunday, September 21st, from 9 am to 4 pm at Chelsea Piers.  This free expo will offer complimentary health screenings with over 80 exhibitors showcasing their services and products.  Come meet Sean Hyson, Men's Fitness Editor and Author of "101 Best Workouts of All Time," Saturday, September 20th from Noon - 4pm.
 
Stamford Hospital Health Wellness & Sports Expo will feature a 5K Run Walk for Health & Hunger and a 1-mile walk for families and children, starting and finishing at Chelsea Piers, on Saturday morning at 8:15 am.  Five dollars from each Run Walk entry fee will be donated to the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County.
 
For more information, please visit the Stamford Hospital Health Wellness & Sports Expo website.
 
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Stamford Hospital Health Wellness & Sports Expo
Chelsea Piers 1 Blachley Road, Stamford. CT
Sat, Sept. 20th to Sun, Sept. 21st
9am to 4pm

The Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is just minutes from Stamford Hospital Health Wellness & Sports Expo and offers guests of our hotel complimentary shuttle service to and from Chelsea Piers in Stamford.  Our hotel also offers spacious guest rooms, great amenities and delicious American-style cuisine at our on-site restaurant, Senses.  Visit our website to book you stay today.

image source - Stamford Hospital Health Wellness & Sports Expo website

07/29/2014

2014 Norwalk Seaport Association Oyster Festival

Oyster Festival

From Friday, September 5th through Sunday, September 7th, the Annual Oyster Festival is back in Norwalk.  This 3-day event promises to be the ultimate end-of-summer experience for oysters lovers along with live music, Paul Bunyan Lumberjack show, Nerveless Nocks Thrill show, children's activities & amusements, and 100 art & craft vendors. Backpacks and large bags are not permitted to be brought onto the field however families with young children may bring diaper bags.
 
Oyster FestHeadline Entertainers:
Friday, September 5th - Scott Stapp of Creed
Saturday, September 6th - Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
Sunday, September 7th - US Army Band
 
2014 Norwalk Seaport Association Oyster Festival
Veteran's Park
Friday, September 5th from 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Saturday, September 6th from 11:00 AM –11:00 PM
Sunday, September 7th from 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
 
Do not miss one of Connecticut’s most popular end-of-summer event!  For admission price and event information please visit the Norwalk Seaport Association Oyster Festival website. 

All of us at the Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center hope that all the attendees enjoy the Norwalk Seaport Association Oyster Festival!  The Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is only 15 minutes from the Norwalk Oyster Festival and offers a variety of amenities the entire family can enjoy.  Visit our website and book your weekend getaway in Stamford.

image source - Norwalk Seaport Association Oyster Festival website

07/22/2014

FREE Movies in the Park at the Mill River Collaboration

Free Movie Screenings in Stamford

In partnership with the Avon Theatre Film Center, the Mill River Collaboration will host this summer’s Movies in the Park.  Come view cult classics like The Princess Bride and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.  The Movies in the Park starts at 6:30 PM with live music and tasty food trucks followed by the outdoor movie screening around sunset.  For the best seating, come early and bring a blanket or comfortable low-back chair.

For more information, please visit the Mill River Collaboration website.  The Mill River Collaboration is a non-profit organization whose mission is to sustain a world-class park in Downtown Stamford. 

ENTERTAINMENT_MOVIE_Movie-film-reel-comedytragedy-masksMovies Schedule:
7/25 The Avengers
8/1 Ghostbusters
8/8 1984’s The Karate Kid
8/15 Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
8/22 Big
8/29 The Princess Bride

 

After a night of viewing movies under the stars, the Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is the perfect place to help you unwind and relax.  Located just minutes away from the Mill River Collaboration, we offer deluxe overnight accommodations and a variety of amenities the entire family can enjoy.  Visit our website to book your stay.

07/15/2014

Taste the Best of Stamford at the Stamford Tables of Summer

Stamford Tables Of Summer

Downtown Stamford will host its popular Annual Stamford Tables of Summer from August 18th – September 1st.  There’s no better way to wrap up the final days of summer than with al fresco dining during the Stamford Tables of Summer event.  With 30 restaurants to choose from, all with tantalizing pre-selected menus, you and your family will have plenty of opportunities to tryout a new restaurant or return to one of your favorites. 
 
Don’t miss a morsel!  For a complete list of participating restaurants, please visit the Stamford Tables of Summer website.  Downtown Stamford offers a broad array of restaurants, shops, arts exhibits and events for the entire family to enjoy. 

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End the perfect evening at the Stamford Tables of Summer with an overnight stay at the Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.  The Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is just minutes from Downtown Stamford and has a variety of amenities the entire family can enjoy.  Visit our website to book your stay.

07/08/2014

Looking for the Hottest way to Cool Down in Stamford?

Day Cruises In Stamford

Why not a day cruise on the Long Island Sound?   Enjoy a quiet, leisurely afternoon on the water off the coast of Stamford.  Get to know the majestic birds that call the Long Island Sound their home or enjoy breath taking views of the Connecticut shoreline with a sunset cruise. 

Come sail along with some of these local cruise lines:

SPORTS_BOATING_Boat-bow-overlooking-oceanSkyline Princess Cruises features cruises from the Connecticut ports of Stamford and Norwalk.  Sail aboard a 120-foot private yacht through the Long Island Sound for up to four hours.

Connecticut Harbor Cruises offers cruises from Bridgeport, Norwalk and Stamford. This cruise line features three-hour sightseeing excursions through Connecticut's harbors and the Long Island Sound.

DownEast Lighthouse Cruises embarks from the Pine Island Marina in Groton and offers three daily cruises and one sunset cruise.

Excitement awaits you aboard one of these cruises.  Visit their website today to book your adventure. 

There is nothing quite like a day cruise to help you get away from it all.  Why not extend your enjoyment with a stay at the Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.  The Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is the perfect haven for refined relaxation after a day on the water.  Visit our website today to book your next stay.

07/01/2014

Jeff Dunham: Disorderly Conduct Tour is Taking Stamford by Storm!

Jeff Dunham

Comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham will be performing at the Stamford Center for Arts on Wednesday, August 13th at 8 PM.  Jeff Dunham and his hilarious cast of characters will have your sides splitting from laughing during this jam-packed performance.  Dunham’s famed troupe of sidekicks are back including Walter the Grumpy Retiree, José Jalapeño and Little Jeff.
 
Come see why Time Magazine named Jeff Dunham the most popular comedian in the United States.  For ticket sales visit the Stamford Center for the Arts website.  Stamford Center for the Arts (SCA), a not-for-profit cultural arts organization, is dedicated to serving as the regions premier center for the performing arts. 


 SCPA

Stamford Center for the Arts
The Palace Theatre
61 Atlantic Street
Stamford, CT

After a night of highly energize comedy, unwind in one of our luxurious accommodations at the Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.  Our hotel offers a quiet retreat after an exciting night out on the town.  Visit our website to book your next stay.

06/24/2014

Calling All Collectors - The American Philatelic Society Stamp Show Is Back!

Stamp Collecting

Did you know that Great Britain issued the first stamp known as the “Penny Black” which featured Queen Victoria?  Since the mid-1800’s, millions of postage stamps have been issued by countries around the world.  At the American Philatelic Society Stamp Show, over 100 stamp collector dealers will be on hand to exchange, swap, trade, buy or sell stamps during this four day event.  From August 21st – August 24th, stamp collectors will enjoy stamp exhibits, live auctions, informative seminars, club meetings and more.  Whether you are a novice stamp collector or a true philatelist, there is something for everyone.  Admission is free and open to the public.

Founded in 1886, the American Philatelic Society is a non-profit organization that serves stamp collectors, educators and postal historians by providing a wide variety of programs and services.  Please visit the American Philatelic Society website for more event information.

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American Philatelic Society Stamp Show
Thurs. Aug. 21st thru Sat. Aug. 23rd from 10 AM - 6 PM
Sunday. Aug. 24th from 10 AM - 4 PM
Connecticut Convention Center
100 Columbus Blvd., Hartford, CT 06103

The Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center offers guests the chance to relax and unwind before or after the American Philatelic Society Stamp Show at our on-site restaurant Senses.  Visit our website and book your next stay.

 image source - Connecticut Convention Center website

06/17/2014

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Avon Theatre & The Wizard Of Oz!

75th Anniversary of the Avon Theatre & The Wizard Of Oz!

Somewhere over the rainbow, a magical celebration awaits for you in Stamford.  This year marks the 75th Anniversary of the Avon Theatre.  To commemorate this special occasion, on Tuesday, August 12th the Avon Theatre will be celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the movie The Wizard Of Oz.   What better way to celebrate this timeless movie than with a night filled with family fun events?  Be sure to come dressed as your favorite Wizard Of Oz character as there will be a costume contest too!

The Avon Theater is a non-profit, member-supported cultural hub located in downtown Stamford.  Theatergoers can enjoy movies, lectures and special events that are geared toward educating and preserving the role of art on our society. 
 
Please visit the Avon Theatre site for a complete list of events or activities.

Avon thEvents and Activities:
Land of Oz Reception – 6 PM
Oz Costume Contest  – 7 PM
The Wizard Of Oz Movie – 7:30 PM

The Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is located just minutes away from the Avon Theatre.  Relax and unwind in one of our guest rooms or enjoy a meal in our Senses Restaurant and Lounge.  Visit our website to book your next stay.

 

image source – Avon Theatre website

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