Chamber Announces Festival O’ Wreaths 2.0

Posted By Darien Admin / November 22, 2022 / News

Shop local and place a bid, starting Friday, November 25th!

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Shown here: "Tartan Tunic" at Sail to Sable. the cabana, wreath made by Liz Whitney

The Darien Chamber of Commerce and Darien Nature Center, in a shop local effort this holiday season, is bringing back a spin on the famous and beloved, "Festival of Wreaths”. Unique and locally handmade wreaths will be displayed for auction in participating Darien stores.


Show here: "Vintage Shiny Bright" by Sarah & Christine Kellogg at Whim.

The Chamber has invited local artists to make decorative wreaths to encourage shopping local and raise funds for two charities: Darien Chamber Charitable Foundation and Darien Nature Center.


Shown here: "Bejeweled" by Kate Keller Bates COMPASS Team at David Harvey Jewelers

Town residents, Jane Glassmeyer and Holly Galper made a dog themed wreath, “May your Days be Hairy & Bright”, hanging at Get Joy, Amy Benedict made "Yuletide Yeti" (shown here) to go up at Griebs Pharmacy, Anne Baurmeister crafted, “Espresso Self” to be displayed at NEAT, and there is a crayon themed wreath up at the Darien Toy Box called, “ABC 123”.




Sipstirs has a booze themed wreath hanging in their window made by Sara Murphy and Aquarius has a wreath named, “Then peace will guide the planets and love will steer the stars”, from the song Aquarius made by Pam Huber (shown here). In total 27 one-of-a-kind wreaths will be displayed throughout town.



Bidding will end promptly at 2pm on December 21st.

Bidding can only take place in the stores.

Shown here: "Making Spirits Bright" by Tara Leclerc at Leary's Liquor Cabinet

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Thank you to all the wreath makers for their donation and time!! Happy Holiday’s Darien! Thank you for shopping local!