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Sunday, December 8, 2019

Bubbles & Baubles at The Fairfield Women's Exchange Sunday Dec.8th!

The Exchange is hosting a special event at the Exchange this coming Sunday,
December 8th, from 12-3 pm: "Bubbles and Baubles". 
Patrons are invited to sample rare French Champagnes, carefully selected by Henri's Reserve, while shopping the Exchange's large selection of holiday gifts. 
We are also hosting a free raffle to win a bottle of French Champagne. 
Net proceeds from purchases are donated to help support the well-being of local women and children in need.

The Fairfield Women's Exchange

332 Pequot Avenue - Southport CT

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Southport Christmas Walk Thursday December 12th

Southport Christmas Walk is Thursday December 12, 2019. 
Santa arrives 5pm #SouthportCT

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Scandinavian Club Holiday Fair Saturday Dec.7th

Come celebrate the Holiday season with wonderful shopping and delicious food at the Scandinavian Club’s Annual Holiday Fair. There will be vendors, Nordic gifts & food, specialty & handmade items, wonderful baked goods, holiday plants, a cafĂ©, raffle prizes, entertainment, and a visit from Santa!

Enjoy our Julbord, a traditional Scandinavian lunch that includes salmon, meatballs, ham, herring, cheeses, lingonberry and more!
To RSVP for lunch (12pm and 1pm seating), e-mail or call 203-259-3817 (include your name, phone number, seating time and number of guests).

VENDORS if you are interested in participating, please email Thank you!

Monday, December 2, 2019

Horseshoe Cafe presents Dan Aldrich Monday December 2nd!

12/2.....Snow or No Snow......THE SHOW GOES ON!
Join us tonight for Dan Aldrich in the 8:30PM Feature Spot,
followed by our Open Jam! If you head out, drive slow and safe. We'll keep you warm at the Shoe with a great mix of local, live talent!

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Annual Pequot Library Black Friday/Saturday Book Sale Nov.29-30th

Annual Pequot Library Black Friday/Saturday 
Book Sale November 29-30th 2019
Pequot Library’s cozy Book Sale: Come to relax, browse, and buy. 
Plenty of free parking!
Dates & Hours:
Friday, November 29, 2019  |  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 30, 2019  |  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Admission is free and all items are priced as marked. 
All Sale proceeds support Pequot Library’s annual programs for adults and children, serving thousands of participants a year.
Items available:
10,000 items: books and media
Many new items; most others are gently used — ideal for gifting
Most books chosen for their suitability for holiday gift-giving
Hundreds of new CDs and DVDs, in original wrap or gently used

A N D  M U C H  M O R E


Wednesday, November 27, 2019

42nd Annual Pequot Runners 5 Mile Thanksgiving Day Race

42nd Annual Pequot Runners 5 Mile Thanksgiving Day Race 
November 28, 2019
MORE INFO: #FairfieldCT

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

White's Rock Harbor Road in 1913

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White's Rock Harbor Road
Southport, Connecticut
Description: Newvochrome NY (tinted) post card, Printed in Germany. No. E6417. Pub by Luin B. Switzer, Southport, Conn. Printed on front: "Whites Rocks, Southport, Conn. Copyright Luin B. Switzer, Southport, Conn." The rocky point was named for Captain White aka Wyght, whose ship foundered here. Fairfielders voted that "the rock be given to Captain Wyght. December 26, 1794." This is now the site of a town dock, "Ye Yacht Yard." The house in the center background is Set-A-Spell. See the Packet July 1991, Vol 5 #3, issue devoted to White's Rock.

Creator: V. Louise Higgins
Publisher: Pequot Library Association
Date: circa 1913?
Format: Photograph

Monday, November 25, 2019

"Horseshoes For Hope" Week 4 Finale Monday Nov.25th at Horsehoe Cafe Southport

This Monday is the Week 4 Finale to our "Horseshoes for Hope" music series and Operation Hope Food Drive. Heavy Cream (Tribute to the Music of Cream) takes the Feature Spot with a 60 minute show at 8pm, followed by the Open Jam. Please bring a non-perishable food donation(s) as we prepare to conclude our month long food drive for Operation Hope! You contributions go a long way in supporting this worthy cause!

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Howard Burr Awaits Winter at YYY

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Howard Burr Awaits Winter.
From The Bridgeport Post 10/3/84.
Property and courtesy of Howard Burr Collection.
Special thanks to Joe Rainis.

An "R" boat racer in Southport in 1920s

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"The popular "R" boat racer, found in Long Island Sound in the 1920s, tacking in Southport".
-Arthur Jennings
Many thanks to Arthur Jennings for sharing this image from the past.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Barbara and Howard Burr at YYY

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Barbara and Howard Burr with a guest at Ye Yacht Yard.
Photographer and date unknown.
From Howard Burr's Collection.
Photograph property and courtesy of Howard Burr Collection/Joe Rainis.

Southport Harbor Launch 1950's

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Southport Harbor 1950's
"On the left side of the Pequot Yacht Club launch is Edward A. Jennings, his little brother Arthur, and his sister, Ann is seated."  -Special thanks to Chris Jennings of Southport for submitting this photo.