Westport First Night Buttons to go on sale
Published 4:30 pm, Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Buttons for First Night, a non-alcoholic celebration of the arts in Westport to herald in a new year, will go on sale Monday, Dec. 2. The First Night 2014 buttons will cost $10 each until Dec. 15, when the cost increases to $15. This year will be the 20th celebration of First Night in Westport.
"This truly has been a community effort and a wonderful gift to our local families," said Barbara Pearson-Rac, First Night's board president. "Again, we are bringing back your favorites and adding some new surprises, so please purchase your button and join the party!"
Events are planned at a variety of downtown venues, and also at the Saugatuck Elementary School on Riverside Ave., where a variety of performances for children and families will be staged, including a special performance by ventriloquist Jonathan Geffner. Free bus service will be available to transport revelers from Jesup Green to the school. There will also be fireworks display over the Saugatuck River.
The buttons may be purchased at the following locations: Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place; Westport Public Library, Jesup Green; Oscar's Deli, 159 Main St.; Trader Joe's, 400 Post Road East; TD Bank, 185 Main St.; Weston Hardware, 190 Weston Road in Weston; and Currie Tire, 599 West Ave., Norwalk. Children under the age of two are admitted free.
Visit www.firstnightww.com for additional information, or to purchase buttons online.