Street News & Special Events
Spring is at our doorstep here in gorgeous New England, and the Village of New Preston awakens in step with the season, with big news and events to share!
THE SMITHY reawakens from its winter hybernation on April 4th, and will be open 11:30-5:30 on Thursday and Friday, and 10:00-5:30 on Saturday and Sunday.
Just back from a 3-week shopping trip to Japan, PERGOLA will hold its annual cherry blossom viewing (and plum wine tasting) in their waterfall garden on Saturday, April 13th from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. (Note: Date Change.)
On Thursday, April 18th, PRIVET HOUSE & VOLUME 1 ANTIQUES (formerly of Warren, yet of Greenwich) will open their new digs in the center of New Preston! We all welcome their signature panache as a contribution to New Preston's already fabulous mix of independent businesses. (Privet and Vol.1 will be officially added to the NPCT website as soon as we have photos in their new home.)
Saturday, April 20th has DAWN HILL and UPSTAIRS ANTIQUES combining forces for an afternoon of live music featuring the local live talent of Bandwidth from 3:00 to 5:00. Jammers welcome!
PERGOLA will be hosting noted author Jack Staub for a festive book party on Saturday, April 27th, celebrating his newest work, Private Edens. 2:00 to 5:00 pm. Refreshments? But of course!
Never a Dull Saturday is the spring theme at J. SEITZ & CO. On April 27th, New Preston neighbor COUNTY WINES supplies the juice for a Scotch tasting and menswear event from 3:00 to 6:00 pm. On May 4th, there's a Satya Yoga-inspired jewelry trunk show and womenswear event from 2:00 to 5:00. May 18th has Jessica Kagan Cushman hosting a trunk show with vintage & new jewelry and accessories from 2:00 to 5:00; and on June 1st, Emily Dalton will host a Jack Black men's apothecary trunk show from 2:00 to 5:00 pm.
On Saturday May 4th, New Preston's newest star, PRIVET HOUSE, will be celebrating its Fifth Anniversary with a festive in-store gathering from 4:30 to 7:30 pm. Sips and Savories.
NINE MAIN CAFE will be re-opening on Sundays beginning on Sunday May, 5th.
More to come folks. Stay tuned!