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Revel in an outdoor celebration of Connecticut’s literary treasures

Get out and play, dance, drink and taste your way through a midsummer evening garden party celebrating Connecticut’s literary treasures and big band swing.

Get out and play, dance, drink and taste your way through a midsummer evening garden party celebrating Connecticut’s literary treasures and big band swing.

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Is the backdrop for F. Scott Fitzgerald’s masterpiece, The Great Gatsby, actually Connecticut, and not Long Island? There’s certainly a case for it. Celebrate your passion for learning and sharing in a lavish garden party celebrating the Lost Generation writer, as well as other literary greats that have called Connecticut home, including Mark Twain, Arthur Miller, Truman Capote, and Edna Ferber. Play croquet or petanque to the sounds of a live music, and sip bespoke drinks inspired by the great authors that incorporate herbs from our organic garden and locally distilled liquor. Enjoy a hand-rolled Connecticut cigar, taste farm-to-table plates, and dance the night away in style under Art Deco-inspired lights Guests are welcome to dress in 1920s-style attire to complete the scene. As a parting gift, each attendee will receive a special memory box as a reminder of their magical evening.

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