Flights of Fancy February 4th Update……

January 21, 2011

Flights of Fancy, Downtown New Haven’s popular wine tasting and shopping event returns on Friday, February 4th, 2011 at 4 pm. The event, sponsored by The Wine Thief and the Shubert Theater and presented by the Broadway and Chapel Merchants Associations, features in-store wine tastings, special discounts and extraordinary giveaways at over 20 Downtown shops.
Free validated parking is available at The York Street Garage (150 York Street) for all Flights of Fancy participants. The event is limited to the first 700 registrants and reservations are encouraged.

Attendees register at the Shubert Theater, 247 College Street, from 4 pm to 7 pm. Registration is $10 and includes the exclusive Flights of Fancy wine glass, a map of participating shops, entry into the grand prize drawing, validated parking, trolley rides, coffee and dessert.

Once registered, participants sample fine wines provided by The Wine Thief (181 Crown Street) and receive 25% off their favorite item at participating stores in the Broadway and Chapel shopping districts. A special Flights of Fancy trolley will be available to shuttle participants between the shopping districts throughout the evening.

Participating merchants include: archetype clothing, Ashley’s Ice Cream, Barnes & Noble Bookstore at Yale, Blue State Coffee, Campus Customs, Celtica, Claire’s Corner Copia, Denali, derek simpson … goldsmith, Enclave, Froyoworld, Hull’s Art Supply & Framing, idiom, Owl Shop, Peter Indorf Jewelers, Raggs, Seychelles, The Study Hotel at Yale, Thom Brown, Tracy b, Trailblazer, Tyco, Wave Gallery, Willoughby’s Coffee & Tea, and Yurway Designs.

At 8:15 pm, attendees return to the Shubert for Willoughby’s coffee, dessert, and a grand prize drawing for a complimentary stay for two at The Study Hotel at Yale. Additional prizes include a cocktail class with John Ginnetti, owner and chief mixologist of 116 Crown, tickets to the 2011 New Haven Open at Yale, brunch for two at Bespoke and more.

Visit www.infonewhaven.com/flightsoffancy for more information on Flights of Fancy.

Don’t forget to stop by Seychelles to taste the wine that we’ll have featured in our store. Hors d’oeuvres will be served at Seychelles!





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