I hope you’ll join us for another The E List Girls’ Night Out on Wednesday, November 13th in Essex. Meet The E List team at The Griswold Inn Wine Bar between 5 pm and 6:30 pm for 1/2 price wine and to pick up your sticker to qualify for discounts. Then head out to shop the boutiques of Essex and take 20% off almost everything (some exclusions apply) at participating boutiques. Get a head start on holiday shopping or find some goodies for yourself! After shopping, enjoy dinner at either the Wine Bar, Carson’s Landing, or Los Charros Cantina & The Essex with The Coco Club (offering 50% off of select wines). Reservations are STRONGLY encouraged: Griswold Inn Wine Bar: 860.767.1776 or The Essex at 860-237-4189 to reserve. Here’s a list of participants. Click on the store name to visit their website. Carson’s Landing, 63 Main Street. Enjoy 1/2 price house wines and 25% off the new surf and turf menu in the dining room. Reservations for 6 or more only. Cortland Park, 23 B Main Street. Clothing and accessories for fabulous living, featuring Cortland Park Cashmere. Emmy’s on Main, 45 Main Street. A fun whimsical shop featuring Clothing, Jewelry, Gifts, and Essex Merchandise. Emmy looks forward to seeing you! Essex Paint and Sip, 12 Main Street. Attendees to the Essex GNO will get one FREE glass wine and a Buy One Get One Free special for future paint sessions. Essex Paint and Sip is a place to gather with friends, sip on your favorite glass of wine or craft beer and tap into your creative side. No painting experience required. You will be thoughtfully led step-by-step through a painting of your choice by a talented local artist. This beautifully restored studio is located in The Post Office building. Goods & Curiosities ~ The Griswold Inn Store, 47 Main Street. An eclectic mix of products inspired by the Inn and New England – from their Early American and maritime heritage to Connecticut lifestyle and entertaining today. Traditional, contemporary, whimsical – Goods & Curiosities. Haystacks, 21 Main Street. Haystacks designs and creates original Haystacks Brand clothing and accessories in Suttons Bay, Michigan. Several times a year, fresh prints and styles emerge, offering something new and unique. Haystacks is most famous for stylish Bias Skirts and comfy Energy Pants. Comfortable, colorful, and packable, that’s what Haystacks is all about! J.McLaughlin, 3 Main Street. Enjoy 20% off of all purchases for our E-list shoppers. J.McLaughlin was founded in 1977 by brothers Jay and Kevin with a mission to create a new American sportswear brand that offers two key components: classic clothes with current relevance and a retail environment with a neighborhood feel. Los Charros Cantina & The Essex with The Coco Club, 30 Main Street. Enjoy 50% off of 12 wines in Los Charros Cantina, as well as Happy Hour Specials all night for guests of the Girls Night Out. In The Essex, enjoy 50% off of our 130 wines that just won a Wine Spectator Award, as well as a happy hour special cocktails, buck o shuck oysters, and happy hour special wagyu burger and frites! Market, 1 North Main Street. Kim Gilhool is no stranger to retail, and it’s apparent at her fresh new digs in Essex. Masterfully merchandised, Market is well named, too, as it may just bring you back to vacations in the South of France perusing village marchés. You’ll find baskets of striped, slip-on espadrilles, and a more on-trend version with scalloped edges, plus beach totes and kurtas, and Kim’s well-styled displays of home decor and accessories. Melanie Carr Gallery, 1 North Main Street #10. Enjoy a pop-up market with local artists who create one-of-a-kind products and gifts such as custom pillows, lamps, scarves, and jewelry. Featured artists include Dina Varano, Richard Malinsky, Bill Healy, Rita Valley, Liz Pagano, and Jennifer Van Elswyk. Also on view will be original artwork by Kate March whose solo exhibition Lightworker features paintings and photographs. Additional artworks are available for purchase in the Flatfiles, which are affordable works on paper by local artists. Stop by, sip your complimentary glass of prosecco, and see how meaningful it is to mingle and shop local! Newbury Place, 17 Main Street. Style, selection, and spirit of discovery have made Newbury Place a boutique not to be missed. Newbury Place carries a wonderful selection of clothing and accessories from brands like Southern Tide, Gretchen Scott, Spartina, and Kendra Scott just to name a few. One North Main, 1 Main Street. One North Main is celebrating fall with color, texture, and an unbelievable selection of accessories. Store owner Deb Thompson and her professional staff are experts at helping you look your very best. Pough Interiors, 1 Main Street. Whether you are looking to freshen up your room with a few new accessories or starting with a blank canvas and need the assistance of our interior decorating services, we are here to help. Pough Interiors is committed to offering exceptional value while maintaining great style and superior customer service. If you’ve never been to one of our Girls’ Nights Out, you can sneak a peek at one here: Thanks so much to our sponsor: Guilford Savings Bank.