Spring into Action
The St. James’ May Benefit will be a little different this year. This year’s Spring Benefit will be a unique two-day shopping event on May 5 and May 6. Money raised will go to grants’ beneficiaries that focus on emergency food distribution.
Tuesday, May 5: 6-8PM OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION (for parishioners and their guests) $25 admission
Grab your friends and make this a memorable night out! Shop in for a cause in three ways:
Spring Boutique, see below for the list of vendors.
Get a first glimpse in the hugely popular Antiques & Treasures room.
A “Pop-up shop” of our Second Time Around Boutique clothing for adults and children. A first time preview!
There will also be music, a silent auction, and a wine-tasting, along with other refreshments.
Wednesday, May 6: 9AM-5PM open to the public with free admission
The shopping continues … with special events* throughout the day.
Spring Boutique Vendors and Antiques & Treasures
*11AM Flower-arranging presentation by Connie Plaissay of Plaza Flowers
*2PM Viewing and discussion of handmade books, photogravure prints, and sculpture, by parishioner, Peter Bogardus. Peter is a photographer and book artist. His books are made by hand, employing photographic images printed from copper photogravure plates juxtaposed with text printed from metal type, or wood blocks, on paper from the U.S. and Japan. One of his books BA SURI, whose subject is the Suri People living along the border between Ethiopia and Sudan is the outgrowth of a Guggenheim Fellowship.
SPRING CAFÉ You and your friends can linger over coffee, lunch, or afternoon tea in our café
9-11 coffee and treats
11:30-2:30 lunch, soft drinks, wine, coffee, and dessert
3-5PM tea with cookies, scones, and tea sandwiches
SAVE-THE –DATE and bring your friends!!!!
For more information, please contact Grace Beacham at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring Boutique VENDORS 2015
SPRING INTO ACTION: SHOP TO FIGHT HUNGER!
Belle Fleurs de Daiva- hostess gifts, etc. (May 5 only)
Christen Maxwell- totes and zippies
Conchi- scarves, accessories
Corey Uniforms-school uniforms (May 6 only)
The Craft Studio- craft kits
Dixie Reinhart- accessories
Empire Delicious- gift & home items
Fairchild Baldwin- handbags & more
Jessie Lazar – handmade pottery & jewelry
The Lemon Tarts- homemade jams, jellies, chutneys
Luanne Vrattos- fine jewelry
Maison du Linge- French country linens
MK Couture – bowties, men’s accessories & more
Moksha- - cosmetics/mini facials
New Canaan Olive Oil- olive oil, etc.
Notti Toffee- toffee, Mother’s Day treats, & more
Pickett’s Press- stationery, gifts & more
Pinky of Greenwich- silk jackets and more (May 5 only)
PJamas- lingerie, baby and gift items
Premier Cru- wine
Renee Stern Cosmetics- make-up
Saliba & Spaide- handmade beaded jewelry, artwork, gifts &more
Shame on Jane- jewelry
Silver Leaf- floral arrangements & gifts
Tara Wilson- lucite frames & gifts