Saturday, February 24, 2024
Greenwich shut out Staples 29-0 today at Greenwich in the traditional Thanksgiving Day game.
With the win Greenwich also clinched its second-straight FCIAC championship.
The Cardinals now have beaten the Wreckers on Thanksgiving three straight seasons.
For the second consecutive year, Henry Wynne, 23, a 2013 Staples High School graduate, today won the 5-mile, 41st annual Thanksgiving Day Road Race organized by the Pequot Running Club of Southport. His time was 25:03. Wynne was a legend at Staples, winning 22 state championships, including individual and relay events. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Mike Joseloff for WestportNow.com
Despite temperatures in the low 20s, thousands took part today in the 41st annual Thanksgiving Day Road Race organized by the Pequot Running Club of Southport. The five-mile race began in Southport, continued through portions of Westport’s Greens Farms section, and ended in Southport. Runners are pictured on Greens Farms Road just about to turn on to New Creek Road. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo
Westport Town Hall, Library, and Schools are closed.
8:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Various Greens Farms streets – 41st annual Thanksgiving Day Road Race
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Christ & Holy Trinity Church – Community Thanksgiving Day Feast
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Last minute preparations were under way today for the annual Westport Community Thanksgiving Feast, to be held this year 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Branson Hall, Christ & Holy Trinity Church, 75 Church Lane. Each table will have special greetings from students and staff at Coleytown Elementary School and Stepping Stones Preschool. More than 300 cards were delivered to the church today. Event partners include Main Street Resources, Christ & Holy Trinity Church, Saugatuck Congregational Church, The Unitarian Church in Westport, and Temple Israel. Contributed photo
Works by renowned Westport artists Miggs Burroughs and Ann Chernow are on display at the new Gallery at the Westport Country Playhouse. Their exhibit, “Amazing Grace,” opens Saturday in the Sheffer Rehearsal space thanks to Ann Sheffer, art patron, philanthropist, and Playhouse honorary trustee. The reception is from 5 to 8 p.m. and is open to the public. The exhibit focuses on real and invented people from life’s shadows. This is the inaugural exhibit made possible from a partnership the Playhouse has formed with the Westport Permanent Art Collection and the Artists Collective of Westport. Now equipped with wall treatments, track lighting and a modern hanging system, this promises to be one of the outstanding gallery spaces in the area. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo