FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 1, 2016
CONTACT: Sheree Marcucci
Office: (203) 346-2008
Cell: (203) 206-8286
WATERBURY - The Palace Theater and Waterbury Neighborhood Council present the return of their third CONNfection event, a showcase featuring Connecticut made food, wine and craft beer, on Wednesday, Mar. 9, from 5:30p.m. – 8:30p.m. at the Palace Theater in Waterbury. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased by phone at 203-346-2000, online at www.palacetheaterct.org, or in person at the Box Office, 100 East Main St. in Waterbury.
CONNfection attendees will have the delight of sampling some of the best locally sourced products that Connecticut has to offer, including pastas, artisanal breads, gourmet olive oils, smoked cheeses, specialty condiments, cookies, chocolates, cupcakes and more. Guests will also have the opportunity to sample a variety of craft beers and fine wines from local breweries and vineyards.
Vendors scheduled to appear include 1249 Restaurant, Black Hog Brewery, Brass Works Brewing Company, Carrott Top Kitchens, The Cheesy Smoke House, Dottie’s Diner, Emelyn Sweets, Fascia’s Chocolates, Gift Baskets Galore, Hardcore Sweet Cupcake, Hogan’s Cider Mill, Polly & Joan’s Cordial Company, Provender Catering, The Olive Oil Factory, The Pasta Gallery, Sunset Meadow Vineyards, Sweet Confections by Regina, Sweet Maria's Bakery and other businesses to be announced.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Palace Theater’s Annual Campaign as well as the Waterbury Neighborhood Council’s work on behalf of all Waterbury neighborhoods.
Connecticut-based food purveyors interested in participating in the event, or who would like more information, should contact Palace Theater Development Officer Natalie Lawlor at 203-346-2009.
About the Palace Theater
The Palace's primary purpose is to revitalize the Greater Waterbury community through the presentation of the performing arts and educational initiatives in collaboration with area cultural and educational institutions. Its mission is to To preserve and operate the historic Palace Theater as a performing arts center and community gathering place that provides a focal point of cultural activity and educational outreach for diverse audiences.
The Palace Theater gratefully acknowledges support by Comcast, Crystal Rock, Webster Bank, Bank of America, City of Waterbury, CT DECD Office of Tourism, ION Bank, Republican-American, and WATR Radio.