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350 Years of Southbury

350th Anniversary Commemorative Gala

Southbury Community Trust Fund at Connecticut Community Foundation logo

The Southbury Community Trust Fund at Connecticut Community Foundation is the Presenting Sponsor
of the 350th Anniversary Commemorative Gala 

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The evening of November 18, 2023 will be a special one for the Town of Southbury as the community comes together for a night to remember. Guests will walk down memory lane in an evening dedicated to remembering its history and celebrating the present. The 350th Anniversary Commemorative Gala will be the capstone event in a year-long series of events celebrating 350 years of community, culture and history, that highlight the past and progress of the one and only Southbury.

Guests will be entertained with live music, dining, memorable speeches and recognitions. Highlights will include:

  • yarns of yesteryear; a musical selection from the Golden Age of Broadway;
  • Southbury Poet Laureate Faith Vicinanza reciting her 350th Anniversary Commemorative Poem;
  • presentation of the inaugural award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts to painter and muralist David K. Merrill, and
  • the unveiling of the 350th Anniversary Community Quilt.

Tickets are $75.00 and include a three-course dinner and a specialty cocktail with souvenir glass.

(Online ticket sales closes Friday, November 17 at 10am. After that, contact Kevin Bielmeier at

350th Anniversary Commemorative Gala
November 18, 2023
Wyndham Southbury, 1284 Strongtown Rd, Southbury, CT 06488


Proceeds will benefit the Southbury Historical Society. For more information, contact Kevin Bielmeier at


Thank You to these Sponsors:


southbury Community Trust Fund logo  



CT Breast Imaging logo



bette realtors logo   Newtown Savings Bank logo  Chatfield True Value logo heritage eagle logo    mid-south catholic logo Bennett Sullivan Associates logoPediment Construction logo  Leisuretime of Southbury logo Dymar logo  cohen and wolf logo 



southbury chamber logo jack zazzaro dentistry logo EG home logo giulano richarson and sfara logo ion bank logo southbury plaza logowatermark at east hill logo lucas local logo middlebury furniture and design logo slr consulting logo chipman mazzuzo emerson logo  apple real estate logo 



  • TR Paul, Inc.
  • The Carrington Law Firm
  • Señor Pancho's
  • Mark Greenberg Real Estate
  • Ken and Mary Korsu
  • O&G Industries, Inc.
  • Wyndham Southbury
  • Southbury Neighbors Magazine
  • Prime Publishers, Inc. - Voices and Town Times Newspapers