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Dinners at the Farm on Cooking Channel’s Unique Eats This Sunday!

In Chester CT Events on February 25, 2011 at 12:36 pm

Haven’t been to a farm dinner yet? Well you can attend a virtual one this weekend on Cooking Channel’s newest food show UNIQUE EATS , airing Sunday at 10:00 p.m. Unique Eats spotlights America’s most exciting and revolutionary food experiences; with this episode focusing on “Extreme Farm-to-table”. The film crew came out this summer to Barberry Hill Farm in Madison and filmed a whole days worth of harvesting, cooking, prepping and eating. This Sunday take time out from all the celebrity Oscar glitter and tune in to some fabulous outdoor dining scenes. To learn more about Dinners at the Farm visit our website.

Sat. Feb. 26, 2011 Moving Bucket Brigade Parade

In Chester CT Events on February 25, 2011 at 10:17 am


A Bucket Brigade Parade

Join The Local Beet tomorrow to MOVE THE BEET. Tomorrow is the big day! They are gathering together to form a Bucket Brigade to move The Local Beet and Century 21, as they swap locations. Coffee at 9am courtesy of The Villager, and pizza at noon. Hope to see everyone there.

Keep up to date on Local Beet happenings by visiting The Local Beet Blog and The Local Beet FaceBook Page.

Chester Winter Carnivale 2/20/11

In Chester CT Events on February 18, 2011 at 12:04 pm

Winter Carnivale


Sunday – February 20, 2011
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m

Main Street, Chester Village Center, Chester, CT
Free parking is available at the Water Street and Maple Street parking lots, both are a short walk to the center’s activities. Courtesy shuttle bus into town from commuter lot at exit 6, provided by Chester Village West. 21st Annual Winter Carnivale includes Public Outdoor Ice Carving Competition, Chilly Chili Cook-off, Tractor Parade, Gallery Openings, Receptions, Shop Events and more! See website for schedule of events. Arrive Early!
Dress Warm… this is an OUTDOOR Event.

Samba Rio Dance 2/19/11

In Chester CT Events on February 18, 2011 at 11:57 am

Celebrate BRAYCE’s Fifth Annual Samba Rio Benefit Dance


When: On Saturday, February 19, 2011.

Where: St. Joseph’s Parish Center, opposite 48 Middlesex Avenue (Route 154) Chester, Connecticut. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

Scroll down to find information (em Ingles e Portuguese) on ticket prices, buy tickets, directions to the Benefit Dance, and much more. m Ingles e Portuguese


The Event:

Samba Rio is the ultimate kick-off party for the Chester Winter Carnivale. Catch that Brazilian beat with Trinity Samba, the José Paulo Brazilian Group and learn samba dance moves with exotic Brazilian performer, Quenia.

The theme this year is Flora and Fauna. Come in costume or mask, if desired. Prizes will be awarded for the best masks, costumes, and samba dancing. Masks can be purchased at The Hammered Edge in Chester Center, or they can be purchased at the Dance.

Those who want to make their own masks or headdresses can find mask forms, accessories, ornaments, and other supplies at The Hammered Edge. Click here to view The Hammered Edge web page.

If you want a professional costume, Goodspeed Costume Rentals ( has an extensive and eclectic costume inventory. Discounts are available to Samba Rio ticketholders.

Characters & Costumes at 260 River Street, Guilford (203-453-6036) Click here to view Characters & Costumes also offers a discount on costume rentals.

Complimentary Brazilian food and one beverage (including Brazil’s world-famous Caipirinha cocktails, made from scratch) are included in the ticket price. 1 bebida complentario no preco

The event features a (click on fabulous)) Fabulous Silent Auction, which will include Red Sox and New York theatre tickets, boat trips, artwork, a luxury beach house in Morocco, gourmet dining, charming primitive paintings and ethnic items from Brazil, and the opportunity to mark an unforgettable evening with a photograph taken by Diane Sobolewski from Goodspeed.

(cash bar and, sorry, the regulations rule out BYOB)


Tickets are $45 in advance, $50 at the door. Bilhetes $45 adiantado, $50 ao porta.

For groups of eight or more ordering online the ticket price is $35 per person (complimentary beverage not included). Purchase your tickets now and tell your friends – get a group together

Comprar bilhetes aqui e avisar suas amigos! Bilhetes estao somente $35 por pessoa por grupos de 8 ou mais (sem bebida complimentado).

For students/estudantes with ID: $25 online or at the door. be sure to bring your student ID with you! $25 online ou ao porto.Traga seu cartao estudante!

We will hold the tickets for you at the door – Vamos guardar suas bilhetes ao porta. Obrigado.

When you select the type of tickets you want, click on the Buy Now button. It is not necessary to log in to Paypal with a PayPal account. Just click on the credit card logos on the lower left corner and choose the second option Pay with Credit card.
E bem seguro. Para usar cartao credito, nao e necessario login a Paypal com uma conta – somente clique abaixar e choisir o segunda opcao – VISA, Master Card etc. Problemas? Ligar Richard ao (860) 526 2374 ou (860) 575 8969.

Tickets are available at, or by check in the mail to BRAYCE, P.O. Box 100, Chester, CT06412.

Tickets will also be available at:      The Hammered Edge, Chester Center (526-1654)

The Ivory Pub, Deep River (526-2528)

Aegean Treasures, Essex (767-1688)

The Bowerbird, Old Lyme (434-3562)

KC’s, Old Saybrook (388-2008)