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  • Small Works

    Birds by Isadora Lecuona Machado

    Small Works! Art Show
    Saturday, November 1 – Sunday, December 21, 2014
    New Canaan Society for the Arts at the Carriage Barn Arts Center in Waveny Park

    The Small Works! art exhibition at the Carriage Barn Arts Center highlights small scale art. The work on view by 50 artists, mainly from Connecticut and New York, range from delicate drawings, paintings, and photographs to finely crafted sculpture and ceramics. The juror of the exhibition is Lee Findlay Potter, Director of the David Findlay Jr. Gallery in New York, which specializes American painting and sculpture from the late 19th century to the present. Lee is the fifth generation of art dealers in her family and her father David Findlay is a long-time resident of New Canaan. The show is sponsored by The Boyd Law Group, PLLC, the Frey Family, Hutchinson Tree Care Specialists, Inc., Karl Chevrolet, and Walter Stewart’s Market.

  • The Maturing Family: Navigating the Journey Successfully


    First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan, co-hosted by Harvard Business School Club of Fairfield County with sponsor support from Davidson,Dawson and Clark LLP presents expert on aging, Janet Benvenuti Janet draws upon 25 years in healthcare to share strategies and resources to help parents and adult children address the many legal, financial, medical, and caregiving challenges, even when the family is operating long-distance. Attendees will obtain knowledge and tools to proactively help loved ones (and themselves) with the following: navigate the health care system effectively; avoid common and costly legal and financial mistakes; make housing decisions wisely; better utilize on-line community and local caregiving resources; and enjoy the benefits of longevity. Suggested donation of $20 at the door, which includes a copy of Ms. Benvenuti’s book. The event will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan on October 29 from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm.


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Chamber Events

  • 10th Annual Holiday Stroll

    The annual Holiday Stroll has become a family favorite for New Canaan residents and those of our neighboring towns. Held on the weekend after Thanksgiving on December 5th and 6th, downtown New Canaan transforms into something out of a Dickens’s story book. Friday night kicks off with the arrival of Santa Claus, a lighting of the trees, carol singing, live entertainment while the stores stay open late and offer refreshments and holiday cheer.

    Saturday includes pictures with Santa at Santa’s workshop, characters roaming the streets, more live entertainment, a Gingerbread House Tour and much more.

  • 2014 Halloween Parade


    This year’s parade will take place on Sunday October 26th. The parade kicks off with a family party in the Park Street Parking lot at Noon. Come get your Free goody bag show off your costume and enjoy a performance by the School of Rock. The Parade starts promptly at One O’Clock and marches down elm street where many merchants will be out in front of their stores offering sweet treats to the Trick or Treaters! Ghosts, goblins, fairy princesses and superheroes of all ages are invited to participate. Grandparents and residents are invited to cheer on the marchers and take lots of pictures of the various, sometimes wholly original, characters.


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Meet Our Members

  • Lisa Corrado Nutrition


    Lisa Corrado the owner of Lisa Corrado Nutrition just celebrated her ten year anniversary in business here in New Canaan. When asked why she joined the Chamber she shared this with us. “I joined the New Canaan Chamber of Commerce because the members I spoke to were so excited about being a part of it themselves. The Chamber (and its members) helps form the personality of the town through community outreach, promoting New Canaan as a destination, and great events like the Holiday Stroll, the Halloween Parade and the Sidewalk Sale.
    I love to connect with other local businesses to help build our community, and being a part of the Chamber is a perfect way to do that”.

  • Homegrown Harvest


    Homegrown Harvest is a new business in New Canaan designed to help residents cultivate a garden in their own backyard. Their services includes consultation, planning, planting, installation, maintenance plans, garden sitting services, and garden accessories. Christine Segalas, co-owner of Homegrown Harvest, says that “we joined the Chamber to become more a part of our town’s … Continue reading »


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New Members

  • Evergreen Studios


    Logo Address 115 Tuckahoe Lane, Fairfield CT 06824Phone (203) 767-8058Contact Name Elizabeth GentileBusiness Website http://egstudios.usContact Email evergreen@optonline.netFacebook Link http://360businesstoursct.comAbout the Business Evergreen Studios is a photography studio and we specialize in very high quality virtual tour imagery for businesses and individuals. Our work is unique and very appealing and is used for marketing and … Continue reading »

  • Little’s Specialty Foods, Inc.


    In 1980, J. Greg Little created his own unique version of Midwestern chili and sold it in Green Bay, Wisconsin. A decade later his daughters Angela and Cristina harvested the family recipes and opened a local chili restaurant. Today, Little’s Specialty Foods, Inc. remains family owned and operated, producing award-winning seasoning mixes and regional foods. The Little family’s recipes bring people together and transform ordinary dishes into extraordinary! All products contain no artificial ingredients, are gluten free, and have no added MSG.


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