Get Out Around Greenwich

...and start on Thursday night!

Events for this weekend start on Thursday, but first:

Greenwich September 11th Remembrance

When: Sunday, Sept. 11; 6:30 p.m.

Why Go: The Greenwich September 11th Remembrance Committee is holding its 10th annual event marking the 9/11 terrorist attacks at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11 in front of Greenwich Town Hall. The event will honor the memory of those lost on this day, especially the 23 Greenwich residents who died, the victims at the Pentagon, and those aboard United Airlines flight 93. There will be a wreath and flower presentation, twenty-one-gun salute, and special tributes to remember the sacrifices made by the first responders who perished in the aftermath. For more information, call 203-253-2836

Pricing: Free


 - Greenwich Ave., Greenwich, CT

When: Thursday, September 8; 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Why Go: Greenwich Avenue will turn into a runway Thursday night between Lewis and Elm Streets.  Open houses at participating stores including giveaways, refreshments and more!

Pricing: Free


- , 132 Water St., Norwalk, CT

When: Friday, September 9: 6pm - 11pm; Saturday, September 10: 11am-11pm; Sunday: September 11: 11am - 8pm

Why Go: The Bar-B-Q Pit Food booths, barbeque vendors, demonstrations and competitions with more than $20,000 in prizes. Organized by the Exchange Club of Norwalk and sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society and New England Barbecue Society.

Headline Entertainers:

Friday, September 9 -- FUEL
Saturday, September 10 -- Soul Asylum
Sunday, September 11 -- Silverado

Pricing: Family Day Specials (Sunday 09/11/11 ONLY) with special entertainment admission fee (children under 12 free) and special price for unlimited rides between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. as well as kids' specials in the food booths. Click here to purchase tickets online.


U.S.Open - USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center - Flushing Meadow - Corona Park Flushing, NY; 718-760-6200

When: Daily now through September 11; click here for schedule.

Why Go: A chance to see tennis play and drama in person!

Pricing: Varies; click here for ticket information


The 6th annual Greenwich Harbor Yacht Showcase - Delamar Greenwich Harbor Hotel

When: Friday Sept. 9 to Sunday, Sept. 11; Visitors can catch the first look at the yachts from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 9 at a kick-off preview party to benefit Audubon Greenwich and its conservation efforts in Long Island Sound. The showcase continues from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 10 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 11 at no charge.

Why Go: The showcase will feature complimentary family activities, and land exhibits ranging from fall fashion to a $2 million 1963 Corvette Rondine Concept Car. For more informaion, call 203-531-3047 or visit www.thedelamar.com.

Pricing: On Friday, September 9: admission is $75 per person and includes entertainment, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction. No charge on Saturday Septemeber 10 and Sunday September 11.


Greenwich Polo Club - Conyers Farm, Greenwich, CT

When: Sunday, September 11, 1 - 5 p.m.

Why Go: An afternoon of polo and don't forget to stomp the divots.

In addition, the inaugural First Responders BBQ Benefit and Touch a Truck event will take place from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. with tickets ($50 adults, $20 children 6 to 12) can be purchased at the Greenwich Police Department, Greenwich Fire Department, GEMS headquarters, or Corbo’s Corner Deli. The proceeds are to benefit the Greenwich police and fire departments and Greenwich Emergency Services. The event will be held rain or shine. Limited tickets are available at the door.

Pricing: Gate fee is $40 per car (does not include special benefit above.)  Attendees may still bring their own picnics.


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