This information is provided by the Madison Chamber of Commerce:
Mid August...Dog Days of Summer...but nothing slows us down. It's a busy weekend coming up!
And Madison Summer weekends begin Thursday night at the Grassy Strip Music & Art Series at the Madison Beach Hotel!
Come on down Thursday evening and enjoy warm seabreezes and cool music, featuring The Push Stars, the late-90's alternative American rock band lead by singer-songwriter, Chris Trapper. . Their music has been featured in a number of major film soundtracks including, There's Something About Mary, and The Devil Wears Prada. Music begins around 7-7:30. Bring chairs or blankets o sit on - drinks served in non-breakable cups are available on the porch, along with munchies.
The Estuary Council invites you join us for "Wine on the Water" tonight from 6 - 8 pm at 220 Main Street, Old Saybrook. The evening will delight all with a wonderful variety of wines and live music, raffles and scrumptious hors d'oeuvres. Raise a glass to the evening and enjoy the beautiful view overlooking the CT River estuary. Bring your friends to have fun and also support Our Medical Transportation Service. Call for Tickets 388-1611 or just show up! Only $25 per person Tickets at the door!
Saturday - Pitching for Charity!
On Saturday, August 11 from 11am to 3pm, the Chamber of Commerce and the real estate offices in Madison will be teaming up against Madison Hose Company No. 1 (WHAT were we thinking!?) to raise money for the Madison Food Pantry and Neighbor 2 Neighbor at a softball game to be held at Madison Surf Club, 87 Surf Club Road in Madison. All real estate offices in town have tickets for sale for only $5 per person, which is also your ticket into the Surf Club. The event will also feature a live auction during the fifth inning stretch, featuring GREAT items, including a ride to school on a Madison firetruck! as well as a dunk tank, barbeque, and "Stuff-a-Truck" for the benefit of the Food Pantry. This event has raised over $30,000 for charity. Even if you can't attend, please purchase a ticket - it's all for a good cause! Rain date is Sunday, Aug. 12, same time, same place.
Saturday also features the Madison Exchange Club's Antiques Show and Sale on the Town Green from 9 to 4. Be sure to stop by to search for treasures and have a bite to eat at their food tent.
While you're in "Antiques Mode", why not head down to The Village at Mariner's Point, 111 South Shore Drive, East Haven for their Classic Car Show on Saturday the 11th (rain date the 18th) between 10 and 2. Music, raffe, door prizes all to benefit the Alzheimers Association.
On Sunday, the "Souled Out" group is featured at the Beach & Rec Department's Concert on the Green from 6-8pm. Come and enjoy great soul music at this free event.
Be sure to attend the Madison Chamber's Beachcomber Night - next Thursday, August 16, 5:30-8:30pm in downtown Madison. Great fun - wine & beer tastings, tasty tidbits, live music and chances to win GREAT prizes. Sponsored by Ciao Bella, The Frame Shop on Wall Street, Madison Coffee Shop, Madison Wine Shop & The Source (media sponsor).
$10 donation...Part of the proceeds will be donated to Operation Music Aid to help wounded veterans.