WOODBURY — The Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition’s annual benefit, Cocktail Brunch by the Pond, is set for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, September 22, at the Woodbury Barns and Farm, 557 Main St. South.
Guests will be able to enjoy views of the 20-acre countryside estate, live music, fine food as prepared by Chef Carol Byer-Alcorace, signature cocktails and tastings by Litchfield Distillery, auction items and fun while raising funds to support PRWC’s mission.
Cocktail Brunch by the Pond celebrates PRWC’s ongoing environmental coalition-based protection accomplishments.
Funds raised will support student internships and the Youth Conservation Corps, watershed monitoring and restoration initiatives, environmental outreach programs, science-based development of and advocacy for sustainable water and land use policies, and other vital work to protect your rivers and drinking water.
Woodbury Barns and Farm is an inclusive luxury destination located on the site of the old Samuel Bull Homestead and the former Country Loft.
Deacon Samuel Bull, Woodbury’s first blacksmith, built the historic homestead in 1706 and the present-day guest cottage was the first general store in town.
The 8,000 square foot barn, now home to an antiques store, venue space, and Connecticut’s only authentic French wine cave, was constructed in 1840.
These examples of colonial architecture have all been updated, designed, and furnished with Woodbury Barns and Farm signature blend of New England style fused with French, English, and Italian influences.
Woodbury Barns and Farm has focused its debut almost exclusively on philanthropic initiatives and generously invites PRWC and its guests to its stunning property overlooking a two-acre pond with the backdrop of majestic cliffs.
Tickets are $75 per person and organizers recommend advance purchases at www.pomperaug.org or 203-263-0076.
All proceeds for the event support the work of PRWC.
Major business and foundation sponsors include Heritage Village/Connecticut Water Company, New Morning Market, O&G Industries, Inc., Eversource, Connecticut Community Foundation, Aquarion Water Company of CT, Kevin and Alicia Bennett, Giuliano Richardson & Sfara LLC, Milone & MacBroom, Inc., Secor, Cassidy, McPartland P.C.