Filling in the Blanks Backpack T-Bill Drive Results

Thank you to our Walter Stewart’s T-Bill shoppers – together we raised $3259 for the Filling in the Blanks Holiday Backpack Drive!
Our donation will provide 543 meal bags and 2,172 meals for kids in need!
The FITB Holiday Backpack program provides children in their weekend meal program with a new full size backpack during the holiday season.
Having a backpack is essential for transporting food home for the weekends.  Every year during the holidays FITB fill these new backpacks with pancake mix and syrup, a new book, a new game, dental kits and many other needed items.
Click here for more information about Filling in the Blanks and their Holiday Backpack Drive.

Halloween Block Party is BACK for 2021 – Sunday October 31st; Noon – 2:00 pm on Elm Street

Halloween Block Party is BACK for 2021 – Join us on Sunday October 31st for a Halloween Block Party from Noon – 2:00 pm on Elm Street

Halloween Block Party is BACK for 2021 – Join us on Sunday October 31st for a Halloween Block Party from Noon – 2:00 pm on Elm Street. Sponsored by Walter Stewart’s Market. Come Downtown in your Costumes and Trick or Treat along Elm Street. First 500 will receive a prefilled goody bag. Music provided by the one and only School of Rock!

Nature Center Fall Fair this Weekend!

Friday, October 1st (5:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.)
Saturday, October 2nd (10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.)
Join the New Canaan Nature Center for two days of traditional family fun at our 51st Annual Fall Fair! Come and enjoy carnival rides, a crazy maze, spooky stroll, pumpkin decorating, apple sling shot, zip line, and so much more! Food, drinks, & snacks will be available for cash purchase as well.
Friday Night Under the Stars: Unlimited Carnival Rides Wristband
Members: $25/wristband
Non-Members: $30/wristband
Wristband Sales Open 9/20/2021
*Unlimited Carnival Rides Wristbands and individual tickets will also be available on Friday night, at the door.*
Tickets will be available at the door! (No wristband sales)

Nature Center Harvest Fest Saturday September 25th

The New Canaan Nature Center will be hosting their 9th Annual Harvest Festival Saturday September 25th!

This is one of their largest fundraisers for the New Canaan Nature Center, it will take place in the meadow, under a tent with beer, bites, wine, and live music by the Acoustic Quarantine.

Harvest Festival
Saturday, Sept 25th
7:00pm – 10:00pm

In Advance: $75/person
At the Door: $90/person

COVID Clearance: To ensure the health and safety of all participants. All ticket holders must provide proof of vaccination OR proof of a negative COVID PCR test takin within 72 hours of the event to gain entry. Masks will be required to use the indoor restrooms as well.

Neal has lined up an excellent selection of wines and brews for the tasting – stop by the Stewart’s Wine & Spirits tables at the Harvest Fest!

New Canaan Taste of Town Stroll – August 25th

Welcoming families & visitors to downtown and helping our neighbors -the New Canaan Chamber of Commerce ‘Taste of New Canaan’ stroll is back for 2021!
Wednesday August 25th 
The New Canaan Chamber of Commerce invites you to the 2021 Taste of New Canaan organized by Rock Paper Scissors Custom Events. The net proceeds will go to the New Canaan Food Pantry. This Event is graciously sponsored by William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty New Canaan Office.
Participants can choose from three different walking tours – it’s a fantastic night out with family and or friends.
The party begins at William Pitt Sotheby’s New Canaan Office 26 Cherry Street at 5:00pm. You will enjoy some music, get a treat or two, collect your wristband and map and head out on your selected tour(s). There is a 2.5-hour window for you to do your self-guided tour. Check in no later than 7:15pm as the event finishes at 8:00pm sharp.
Use the link below to donate to the New Canaan Food Pantry to be eligible to participate.
Taste Tour (10 stops)
Family Fiesta (6 stops)
*Wine Trail (10 stops)
Limited tickets will be available on the night so best to book ahead. There is a rain date of Thursday, August 26th.
*Guests 21 years of age or older purchasing the Wine Trail must provide valid identification.
Make Your Donation Here to be Eligible to Participate
Make Your Donation Here to be Eligible to Participate

The New Canaan Scholarship Foundation welcomes WSM as a title sponsor for the 1st ever NC Color Drop

The New Canaan Scholarship Foundation, (NCSF), welcomes Walter Stewart’s as a title sponsor for the first ever NC Color Drop to be held March 31, 2021 at 9:45 a.m. This event will be live-streamed on NCTV78, Channel 78, for all residents to watch.
There will be second, and third prize winners as well.
The winning balls will be announced immediately. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the event will be donated to the scholarship foundation for need based scholarships given to NCHS graduates.
Throughout the years, Walter Stewart’s Market has generously partnered with the foundation, and recognizes the long-standing community effort to provide need based financial aid for the high school graduates pursuing higher education at the undergraduate level.
Golf balls will be available for purchase online beginning March 1, at
A chance for four passengers to fly in the helicopter during the event will be up for bid as well. For all people’s involved safety, no spectators will be allowed at the event.

Ruth Ridgeway Home Floral Arrangements for the Holidays

A fresh delivery of RRH floral arrangements in time for your holiday needs!

Ruth Ridgeway Home for Walter Stewart’s

Let Ruth Ridgeway enhance your home entertaining décor for the holidays and beyond. All floral arrangements and essentials on this page will be handmade and curated with care.

Floral designer and event decorator Ruth Ridgeway will be at WSM:

Saturday 12/12; 10am to 2pm
Monday 12/14; 2 – 6pm

Shop Local. Shop Stewart’s. Support Horizons.

Shop at family-owned Walter Stewart’s Market and Stewart’s Wine & Spirits all day on Thursday, October 22nd and support Horizons at NCCS. Walter Stewart’s Market customers may donate their T-Bill rewards to benefit Horizons on Thursday, October 22nd and Stewart’s Wine & Spirits will donate 10% of all sales made that day as well. Please mention Horizons at checkout at
Stewart’s Wine & Spirits.
Horizons is a year-round academic and enrichment program serving 400 under-resourced K-12 students from Stamford & Norwalk each year. To learn more visit,
Thank you for supporting Horizons at NCCS!

New Canaan Rotary Club’s 35th Annual Lobsterfest

Walter Stewart’s and Stewart’s Wine & Spirits are proud sponsors of the annual Lobsterfest by the Rotary Club of New Canaan.
The Rotary Club of New Canaan was chartered in 1959 as a member of Rotary International, the World’s Largest Service Organization. Lobsterfest is their Foundation’s major Annual Fundraiser, with all proceeds to benefit local and international charities through our Grant Process.
2020 marks the club’s 35th Annual Family Lobsterfest. Early fall is a fantastic time to enjoy a classic New England style steamed lobster dinner! Lobster not your thing? Don’t worry,  grilled Salmon or Fried chicken dinners too!


Friday, October 16th and Saturday, October 17th, 2020

Dinners available between 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Curb-Side Pickup time slots available every 15 minutes from 4:00pm-7:45pm

Home Delivery Available on orders of EIGHT or more dinners.


At the New Canaan Town Pool in Waveny Park …. 140 Lapham Road, New Canaan, CT

Easy Drive-Through Curb-Side Pickup

Reserve tickets online.