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Flights of Fancy returns Friday, July 29th, 2011 at 4 pm. The popular wine and shopping event features in-store tastings, special discounts and extraordinary giveaways at over 25 Downtown New Haven businesses.
Registration is from 4pm to 7pm at The Study Hotel, 1157 Chapel Street. The $10 registration fee includes an exclusive Flights of Fancy wine glass, map of participating shops, entry into the grand prize drawing, free parking and refreshments.
Participants sample fine wines provided by The Wine Thief (181 Crown Street) and receive 25% off their favorite item at participating stores in the Broadway and Chapel shopping districts. A special Flights of Fancy bus is available to shuttle participants between the shopping districts throughout the evening.
Participating merchants include: Ashley's Ice Cream, Barnes & Noble Bookstore at Yale, Blue State Coffee, Campus Customs, Celtica, Claire's Corner Copia, Denali, derek simpson... goldsmith, Enclave, Froyoworld, Hull's Art Supply & Framing, idiom, Metaphore, the Owl Shop, Peter Indorf Jewelers, Thali Too, Thom Brown, Tracy b, Trailblazer, Wave Gallery, Willoughby's Coffee & Tea, and Yurway Designs. Newcomers to the event include 1804 Fashion Footwear, Enson's, GANT, Lisa Jones Boutique, Oaxaca Kitchen and Ten Thousand Villages.
At 8:30 pm, attendees return to The Study Hotel for Willoughby's coffee, dessert, and a grand prize drawing for a complimentary stay for two at The Study Hotel at Yale.
Free validated parking is available at The York Street Garage (150 York Street ) for all Flights of Fancy participants. The event is limited to the first 700 registrants and reservations are encouraged.
Flights of Fancy is sponsored by the Chapel and Broadway Merchants Associations, The Wine Thief, The Study Hotel at Yale and organized by the Town Green Special Services District and Yale University Properties.