The Junior League of Greenwich (JLG) will host its annual holiday fundraiser, The Enchanted Forest, on Friday, Nov. 20-22 at the Hyatt Regency in Old Greenwich.
A festive event for the entire family, The Enchanted Forest (TEF) draws thousands of visitors each year from the Greenwich community and beyond. This year’s event will feature beautifully decorated trees and gingerbread houses available for purchase throughout the weekend. Doors open on Friday, November 20 at 5:00 pm for the “Sneak Peek ” featuring over 50 vendors for holiday presents, a gingerbread workshop, and glamorous activities. The ‘BUY IT NOW’ feature will continue this year on select gingerbread houses and ALL trees.
The official opening of the Enchanted Forest will take place on Saturday, November 21 at 9:00 am for Santa’s Breakfast attendees. General admission hours are 10:00 am – 4:00 pm on November 21 and 10:00 am – 5:00 pm on November 22.
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There will be a wide selection of activities including ‘Breakfast with Santa’ with entertainment by Graham Clarke, and a children’s afternoon tea event, ‘Clara’s Tea’, available on Sunday too! Other features and highlights occurring throughout the weekend include gingerbread workshops, complimentary family entertainment by a host of local acts, choral groups, dance companies, Holiday Playland filled with bouncy castles, The Children’s Giving Shop, and the Winter Gala 2015, the not-to-be-missed Saturday night cocktail party with a silent auction. This year’s gala will feature music by the ever-popular band New York Phenoms.
Funds raised from The Enchanted Forest go directly toward supporting impactful community projects that are identified, designed and implemented by the Junior League of Greenwich.
The Junior League of Greenwich has been bettering the community for over 50 years. It is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained individuals. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. If you are interested in joining the Junior League of Greenwich and making a difference in our community, contact the JLG Office at (203) 869-1979 or visit our website at www.jlgreenwich.org.