13th annual ‘Bubbles & Truffles’ fundraiser to benefit town playground and athletic fields

Friends of Main Street, Winsted, Conn., will host its 13thannual “Bubbles & Truffles” fundraising event on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., at Crystal Peak wedding and events facility, 164 Torrington Road (Old Route 8), in Winsted.

Wine vendors, craft breweries, a distillery, and food and chocolate vendors will all offer free samples, with order forms provided for patrons to make purchases, in partnership with Ledgebrook Spirit Shop of Winsted. Attendees may also bid on silent auction and raffle items.

Area vendors include Little Red Barn Brewers, Noujaim’s Bistro, and Rowley Grill & Tap, all of Winsted; Norbrook Farm Brewery of Colebrook; and Litchfield Distillery.

“This year $10 from every ticket sold will go toward the purchase of a water fountain and bottle-filling station for the town playground and athletic fields at Rowley Street,” said FOMS Executive Director Lauren DiMauro. Previous beneficiaries include the American Mural Project, the Soldiers’ Monument Commission, and the Pearson School playground.

Tickets are $35 per person and available at these Winsted locations:

  • Friends of Main Street office, 398 Main Street (near the intersection with Elm Street)
  • Town Clerk’s Office and Recreation Department, both at Town Hall, 338 Main Street (next to the post office)
  • Hunny Bunns cafe & bakery, 314 Main Street
  • Morsel Munk outdoor gear, 118 Main Street
  • And, on the day of the event, starting at 5:30 p.m., at Crystal Peak

Tickets may also be reserved by texting 860-866-8460.

For more information, call 860-738-3351 or email fomswinsted@gmail.com. Friends of Main Street is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the historic preservation, beautification, and economic growth of Winsted. (Bubbles & Truffles snow date: Sunday, Feb. 10, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the same location.)

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