Chalk Festival produces amazing art & festival winners

After a wet but succesful Spring Stroll, Downtown Ridgefield is pleased to announce the winners of our 2nd Annual Chalk Festival.

The winners this year are as follows:

1st Place: Angela Lin, Ridgefield High School

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2nd Place: Bianca Labushange, Ridgefield High School

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Special Commendation: Nikki Rdzanek, RHS

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Special Commendation: Miranda Dodd, East Ridge Middle School

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Special chalks awarded by professional chalk artist Mark Panzarino to Caroline DelGiudice, Scotts Ridge Middle School

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Here is Downtown Ridgefield’s REVISED 2017 Spring Stroll Schedule

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UPDATED Schedule of Events for the 2017 Spring Stroll

Please note: due to forecasted weather in Ridgefield, changes have been made to the 2017 Spring Stroll.

On Friday Evening (May 5), the fashion show, magic show and music mix are all cancelled. The strolling performers from the Circus Club will move to Saturday 12 noon to 3pm.
 
On Saturday (May 6), everything will continue as planned except the scavenger hunt which is cancelled, and the professional chalk artists and student chalk competition, which will move to Sunday, May 7.

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The Downtown Ridgefield 2017 Spring Stroll is May 5 & 6

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For more information, please visit our Facebook page.

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Calendar of Events for the 17th Annual Holiday Stroll

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The 17th Annual Downtown Ridgefield Holiday Stroll is THIS Friday and Saturday (December 2 & 3) and there is something for every member of your family, including:

  • Musical performances by the Ridgefield Chorale, young musicians from RMAC, the Ridgefield Boys & Girls Club and Ridgefield High School’s Nightingales, the Western CT Youth Orchestra and performers from the Suzuki School and the School of Rock.
  • Live ice sculpting by world-renowned Ice Matters and free jewelry making with SPHERE.
  • Family favorites such as horse and carriage rides, magic shows, breakfast with Santa, photos with Olaf and Anna, story time and more.
  • Shopping, Trunk Shows, and special steals and deals

Get together with family and friends and enjoy all Ridgefield has to offer this weekend.

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Shop Local and Support the Ridgefield Library

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Here’s a great reason to shop local this holiday season… Main Street’s Books on the Common is once again hosting Ridgefield Library Days!

On Friday, November 25, Saturday, November 26, and Sunday, November 27, show your library card at the cash register and 15% of the value of your purchases will be donated by the store to the Ridgefield Library.

Need a library card? Stop by the Circulation Desk any time – it’s great for so many other things as well!

Please keep in mind that the Ridgefield Library will be closed on Thursday and Friday this week for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Downtown Ridgefield’s Holiday Stroll is December 2 & 3

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There will be horse-drawn carriages, musical performances, children’s shows, ice-sculpting, trunk shows, sales and much, much more!

Learn more at the Downtown Ridgefield Facebook Page.

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Holiday dazzle happening in Ridgefield

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Ridgefield’s Holiday Elves work to light-up of Main Street trees!!

Our Main Street Elves have been working overtime to make sure all the light strands are in good working condition and ready for stringing in the downtown Ridgefield trees in order to lend a hand to Santa and Mrs. Claus.  Thank you to ALL who tirelessly donate their time, energy and funds to make Ridgefield the Number 1 Town in Connecticut!!

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This year, the Holiday Trust Fund’s Downtown Tree Lighting is on Friday, November 25th at 6 pm!

As always, Holiday Trust Fund  is in need of funds to help with the hanging of the lights, the garlands for the lampposts and the electric costs ~ which have been sliced-in-half with the addition of LED lights.

If you can donate, please send a check to:

Holiday Trust Fund

400 Main Street

Ridgefield, CT 06877

No amount is too small.. or too large.

Thank you!!!

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Schedule of Events for Fall in Love with Ridgefield

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We’re excited to announce these great activities during Fall in Love with Ridgefield:

Friday, October 14, 2016

6pm—8:30pm, Haunted Hay Ride in Ballard Park sponsored by Ridgefield Parks and Recreation, the Ridgefield Lions Club and the Boys & Girls Club of Ridgefield, CT

8pm: The Yardbirds, The Ridgefield Playhouse

Saturday, October 15, 2016 

All day, Scarecrow Contest, sponsored by Keeler Tavern Museum

Morning, Halloween Window Painting, downtown businesses and organizations, sponsored by Parks and Recreation

9am-5pm, Children’s Book Sale, lower level of the Ridgefield Library

9:30am-12noon, Flu Shots, RVNA (no appointment needed)

10am-12noon, Family Printmaking Workshop for kids ages 2-5, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

11am-1pm Face Painting by Donatella, on the green by Prime Burger Ridgefield

11am-3pm, Balloon Artists, around town

11am-3pm, Chili Contest, Keller Williams Realty

11am-11:45am, Les Julian Music, Ridgefield Library (for kids 7 and under)

11am, Museum Tour, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

11am, 2nd Annual Pro/Am of the International Physique League, The Ridgefield Playhouse

12noon-2pm, Pumpkin Painting, on the green by Prime Burger

1pm-3pm, Family Printmaking Workshop for kids ages 6-10, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

2pm-4pm, Ridgefield High School Jazz Band, Town Hall

FREE Jewelry Making Workshop, Sphere of CT

Sunday, October 16th

Rent’s Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp 7:30pm The Ridgefield Playhouse

All week-end there will be store and restaurant specials—please visit and support our local businesses!!

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