Avon Theatre Premieres Avon Auction 2020, Unique Gifts for the Holidays!

The Avon Theatre Film Center in Stamford is thrilled to announce its premiere virtual Avon Auction 2020 that will offer unique gifts for the holidays.

Auction co-chairs are Avon Board members Carol Cohen, Jean Doyen de Montaillou and Mary Ann Henry.

Hinckley Cruise to Manhattan with a private Captain on a Picnic 40-foot yacht from the Indian Harbor Club in Greenwich, includes drinks and hors d’oeuvres for up to 6 guests.
Hinckley Cruise to Manhattan with a private Captain on a Picnic 40-foot yacht from the Indian Harbor Club in Greenwich, includes drinks and hors d’oeuvres for up to 6 guests.

The Avon, an iconic historic cinema, located in Downtown Stamford since 1939, has been blessed with many donations from local businesses, celebrities, destination getaways and Avon patrons. Auction bidders will find something for even the most discerning relative!

The bidding will go live for two weeks from December 1 through December 15, with opportunities to BUY NOW items instantly. The winners can then pick up the products or have the gift certificates delivered in person or electronically.

Ocean House Getaway to Watch Hill, RI – 2-Night Stay in the stunning 2-story Tower Suite with 3 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms, available November through April.

Preview the Avon Auction 2020 website with your family and friends over Thanksgiving at www.avontheatre.org

The Avon is still accepting products, services and gift certificates for the auction. The auction items will be seen by over 8,000 Avon patrons that subscribe to our weekly e-newsletter plus our many social media followers.

The Avon will also be featuring the auction on both screens at the theatre before every film.

Donations to the auction can be arranged by contacting Louisa Greene, Director of Development and Marketing, at: [email protected] or 203-550-2697.

All proceeds from the Avon Auction 2020 will benefit the general operations of the theatre. Every donation makes a huge difference in keeping the doors open during these challenging times. Highlights of the auction include:

• Private Screening at the Avon Theatre for up to 50 guests, including popcorn and soda
• MovieSac© Lounge Chair from LoveSac©

Christian Perry, actor, choreographer and professional dancer from Dancing With the Stars.


• Dancing Lesson from Greenwich-based Christian Perry, actor, choreographer and professional dancer from Dancing With the Stars
• Ocean House Getaway to Watch Hill, RI – 2-Night Stay in the stunning 2-story Tower Suite with 3 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms, available November thru April
• Day trip to Tamarack Preserve in Millbrook, NY – One round of Sporting Clays for Four Guests followed by Gourmet Lunch at the Clubhouse
8 The Preserve Club at Boulder Hills in Richmond, RI – Two-Night Stay in a beautiful One-Bedroom Suite plus a Round of Clay Shooting for Two
• Hinckley Cruise to Manhattan with a private Captain on a Picnic 40-foot yacht from the Indian Harbor Club in Greenwich, includes drinks and hors d’oeuvres for up to 6 guests
• Champagne Cruise on the beautiful yacht, Bellatrix, with a private Captain from Old Greenwich on the L.I. Sound for up to 6 guests. Also includes a $250 gift certificate from Greenwich Fish Company
• Maison D’Alexandre Day of Beauty in Greenwich, including hair and make-up
• The Stanwich Club – Round of Golf and Lunch for 3 guests
• Wine from the private cellars of Avon Patrons, including vintages from Larkmead Winery, Napa Valley and Peter Michael 2007 Belle Cote, a Knights Valley Chardonnay
• Peter Atkins and Associates professionally designed Vegetable Garden for Spring 2021
• Hoagland’s of Greenwich stunning Italian blown glass objet d’ art
• Lucky’s Classic Burger & Malt Shop Gift Certificates
• Remo’s Brick Oven Pizza Gift Certificate + Avon Movie Tickets

Tamarack Preserve Clubhouse.

The Avon Theatre Film Center is a non-profit, community supported independent cinema specializing in new art house, documentary, foreign language and classic films.

Since re-opening in 2004, the Avon has become known for its many partnerships with local non-profits to present films and Q&A discussions with filmmakers and celebrities on critical issues of the day. The Avon celebrates the art of cinema that entertains, inspires and educates the community.

The Avon is currently open 7 days/week and is following the highest levels of safety protocols during the pandemic out of an abundance of caution to protect both patrons and staff.

For showtimes, tickets and auction details, please visit: www.avontheatre.org