Chamber of Commerce to hold wine tasting and auction benefit
Updated 10:42 am, Wednesday, October 19, 2016
DARIEN — The Darien Chamber of Commerce is hosting an evening of fine wine, fine food and fine company as part of its 12th Annual Wine Tasting and Auction Benefit.
The Chamber invites all residents in the community to come to the event which will be held at BMW of Darien at 140 Ledge Road on Oct. 20 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The evening will feature wines from WinePort Darien and a raw oyster bar, chili and hors d’oeuvres from various Darien eateries. A silent auction will be held for items such as PGA Championship tickets, BMW collapsible bikes and rare bottles of wine.
Proceeds from the benefit will go to the Darien Depot, the Darien Arts Center and the Darien Chamber Charitable Foundation for Darien’s Holiday Lights and Scholarships, which supports community-based scholarships and the holiday lights on Post Road. Money for the depot will go towards providing the depot with a new roof and money for the DAC will go towards programs at the center.
Advance tickets for the event can be purchased online for $50 at the Darien Chamber of Commerce ( www.darienctchamber.com) website until Oct. 17. After this date, they can be purchased from the Darien Chamber of Commerce offices at 10 Corbin Drive, Darien, CT 06820 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $65. Attendees can park at Whole Foods.