This Weekend: Veterans Day Celebrations In Madison And At Mohegan Sun

This Sunday is Veterans Day. Please take the time to thank our Veterans for their service.


This information is provided by the Chamber of Commerce:

This Sunday is Veterans Day. Please take the time to thank our Veterans for their service. Town and Chamber offices, as well as most banks and Scranton Library are closed Monday in observance of the holiday. 

Click here for Toby Keith's moving American Soldier tribute.
A great way to pay tribute to our Veterans is by attending Ann Nyberg's "Celebrate Our Veterans" event at Mohegan Sun on Saturday, Nov. 10, 11am-5pm.  Click here for more details. 

All are invited to attend the annual Veterans Day tribute on Sunday, November 11 at 11am at the flagpole near the Green  This year, we are honored to have Under Secretary of Defense Maj. General Raymond Palumbo speak. 

Great Events this weekend in many of our Madison shops!

The Nosey Goose, 33 Wall Street -  Open House Friday, Saturday & Sunday - 20% off everything.  * * * * * * *  RJ Julia's annual Members-only sale - 20% off; 10% off gift cards.  Join their Booklover's Club if not already a member and take advantage of great deals.

Sunday, Nov 11 4:00pm at Lily Juliet TOO - 20 Wall Street
Come and meet Rachelle Bergstein, author of "Women from the Ankle Down."

Featuring interviews with designers, historians, and cultural experts, and a cast of real-life characters, "Women from the Ankle Down" is a lively, compelling look at the evolution of modern women and the fashion that reflects - and has shaped-their changing lives. Reception prior to talk. Book signing to follow lecture. Feed the soul by donating new or gently worn shoes to Soles4Souls. Presented as part of the New Haven JCC Arts and Culture Festival.  Suggested $15 Donation / $12 with shoe donation.

Our Lady of Mercy School's Annual Boutique!  Over 40 Vendors will be offering a Unique Variety of Hand-Made Items  Friday, November 9th:  5:00pm to 9:00pm  Saturday, November 10th:  9:00am to 4:00pm  Located at: Our Lady of Mercy School 149 Neck Road, Madison  While you're at the Boutique:  * Shop the 40+ Unique New England Artisans.  * Our Café is open for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner  * Listen to Live Local Musical Entertainment. * Over 50  Wonderful Items up for Raffle!

Church Fairs!This is the weekend of Church Fairs in Madison - please be sure to visit St. Margaret's Church, the First Congregational Church and the Lutheran Church of Madison to stock up on wonderful handmade crafts, Christmas decorations and delicious home-bake goods.  All three churches have their halls decorated for the holidays and are chock-full of goodies.

Annual Gala to benefit Madison Cares/Habitat for Humanity
Saturday, November 10 6:30 to 11:00 p.m. at the Madison Beach Hotel
Dinner * Dancing * Silent & Live Auctions. Tickets $100 per person. Buy your tickets online by clicking here.

Madison Cares is dedicated to the elimination of poverty housing through community participation that includes financial support, volunteer labor and leadership for local, national and international Habitat for Humanity builds.

The Hearth at Tuxis Pond will be sponsoring a Wreath Decorating Contest and invite businesses, individuals and family members to sponsor and decorate a wreath for The Hearth at Tuxis Pond to auction off December 9th.  All proceeds will be donated to Operation: Music Aid, which provides musical instruments to wounded military personnel to aid in their recovery.

If you are interested in participating, please pick up an undecorated wreath at The Hearth at Tuxis Pond (100 Bradley Road), decorate it, and return it to them by November 28th. Be creative!  Prizes will be awarded for Best Holiday Spirit, Best Themed and Most Creative.  They will display the decorated wreaths throughout our community from December 3rd to December 9th . On December 9th, from 1pm-4pm, they invite the community to a holiday party to enjoy music, refreshments and to bid on the wreaths. Please join the Hearth at Tuxis Pond in supporting our military by raising money for Operation: Music Aid.

Upcoming Madison Chamber events:

Business With a Twist at Maggie Mayer, CPA - Tuesday, Nov. 20, 5:30-7:30pm (rescheduled from 11/7)  

Ladies Night Shopping...Thursday, November 29, 5-8pm - Downtown Madison Santa Paws Parade & Tree Lighting - Sunday, Dec. 2, 2-5pm

Christmas in Madison Door Decorating contest.

Visit the madisonct.com for more information on all of these events.


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