Here are some suggestions of things to do this weekend:
- Greenwich Polo Grounds, Hurlingham Drive, Greenwich, CT
Why Go: Sign up to play or come cheer them on.
Pricing: $100 per team with 4 persons per team; Ages: 12 years and up. Click here to register.
The 3rd Annual Silver Shield Association Greenwich Block Party, bottom of Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT
When: Sunday, July 17: 3 to 8 p.m.
Why Go: a benefit for the Sheila Keegan Uhl Foundation, established in support of Sheila, daughter of retired Greenwich Police Chief Tom Keegan. The mother of two is recuperating from a massive stroke she suffered last Christmas. Entertainment by the Greenwich bands Short Bus and Billy & The Showmen; food, beverages also will be available.
Tickets: $10. For information, click here or call 203-869-9519.
When: Friday July 15; 6:30 p.m.
Why Go: Join SoundWaters and Green Drinks Greenwich for a sunset sail aboard the Schooner SoundWaters leaving from Grass Island in Greenwich. Bring your dinner and your favorite beverage and relax while watching the sun dip below the horizon. Sunset sails are intended for adults, as alcohol is often brought on board.
Pricing: Tickets are $30 each. Click here to purchase online.
When: Now through July 24 (yes, it is actually TWO weeks!)
Why Go: With more than 320 NYC restaurants participating, you are sure to find culinary delights to tempt every palette AND your pocketbook will be happy too! Click here for a list of restaurants and menus.
Pricing: Prix-fixe lunch ($24.07) and dinner ($35) per person. *Saturdays excluded; Sundays optional. Beverages, gratuities and taxes are not included.
Greenwich Hospital Benefit Under The Stars - Belle Haven Country Club - 100 Harbor Dr., Greenwich, CT
When: Friday, July 15, 7 p.m.
Why Go: “Under the Stars”, a casual evening of dining and dancing with live, silent and wine auctions to benefit the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Pediatric Services at Greenwich Hospital. This annual fundraiser is sponsored by Families for Greenwich Hospital, a volunteer group of parents working together to strengthen and enhance pediatric and adolescent health services in Fairfield and Westchester counties.
Pricing: Tickets start at $200; for tickets visit click here.
500 Steamboat Rd., Greenwich, CT; 203-661-9800 - Champagne Cruise Package
When: Offer valid through Oct. 31, 2011 and subject to availability.
Why Go: Enjoy the sights and breathtaking views of Greenwich Harbor on a 1 hour cruise aboard the 30- yacht Whisper and a night at the hotel with lots of champagne during your stay. This package includes:
- Harbor View accommodations for two
- Welcome glass champagne at check-in
- 1 hour cruise aboard Whisper between 3-6pm, with champagne and strawberries, Split of champagne on ice in the room
- A pair of DELAMAR glasses as a memento of your stay
- Continental breakfast served in the lobby each morning
- 10% off any treatments in the spa during your stay
- Glass of Champagne on arrival
Pricing: Click here to check availability and rates.