Abbey New Year

Ring in the New Year’s Season Downton Abbey-Style with WXXI!

Join WXXI as we celebrate the upcoming 5th season of Masterpiece’s smash hit, Downton Abbey!

Calling all fans of Downton Abbey! Have you been wondering whether Lady Mary will pick Charles Blake or Lord Gillingham? What about Lady Edith and the baby? Are you just bursting with excitement waiting to hear the Dowager Countess’ next snappy one-liner? WXXI can help ease the wait when you join us for our year-end Downton Abbey Celebration Extravaganza!

Whether you are purchasing tickets as a holiday gift or for yourself, join fellow Downton fans at one of the extra-special Downton-themed events coming up, including: special sneak preview screenings at The Little Theatre, an English-inspired Brunch at 2 Vine, a fancy Downton-themed New Year’s celebration and concert with Michael Lasser featuring music from the era of Downton! 








Downton Abbey Brunch & Screening for Two

Location: Restaurant 2 Vine, 24 Winthrop St, Rochester, NY 14607 & The Little Theatre
Date: December 28th, 2014

Join WXXI, The Little and Restaurant 2 Vine for an extra special Brunch & a Movie on December 28th, 2014. In addition to admission to the 11 AM screening of Downton Abbey Season 5, Episode 1 you will reserve two spaces at 2 Vine for an 12 PM English-inspired brunch even Mrs. Patmore would approve of!

$150 for Two Tickets includes:

English-inspired brunch for 2 at 2 Vine
2 slots at the 11 AM screening of DA Season 5, Episode 1
A DVD copy of Downton Season 5

For information on the FREE screenings held at the Little, please Click Here.




Free Screening at the Little

Location: The Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue
Date: December 28th, 2014

Are you just bursting with excitement waiting to hear the Dowager Countess’ next snappy one-liner? WXXI can help ease the wait when we bring the first episode of the Season 5 on the big screen at the Little Theatre. Multiple screenings from 12pm to 3pm. Make your reservation for a free seat by clicking here. For tickets to the FREE screenings held at the Little, please Click Here.






Abbey New Year! Downton Abbey New Year’s Eve Gala

Location: The Century Club of Rochester, 566 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607
Date: December 31, 2014 5:30 PM- 10:00 PM (Additional After- Party at Strathallan Hotel from 10 PM- 1 AM)

Ring in the New Year Downton Abbey style at the prestigious Century Club of Rochester. 

Experience the grandeur of Downton Abbey as you join WXXI for an evening of Downton-themed fun including; a multi-course, white-gloved dinner service complete with a period-inspired menu and wine pairings; period dance and musical performances; whiskey and scotch tastings; and more! Guests can also opt to continue the celebration by attending the Strathallan Hotel’s 1920’s theme after-party from 10 PM- 1 AM (additional food, drink and champagne toast included!)

Black tie and/or period dress suggested.  Take advantage of this offer from our good friends at Vittorio Menswear and Tuxedo: Receive $30 off tux rentals when you mention the WXXI Downton Gala.

The Lady Rose MacClare Ticket - $250/person
(Perfect for ingénues young and old)

Your seat at this one-of-a-kind event includes a five-course period-inspired dinner, whiskey & scotch tasting, period dance performances, vintage-esque photo booth and lots of Downton-inspired fun!

The Lady Edith Crawley Package - $335/pp ($650/couple)
(For lively, sometime mischievous, guests who want to party all night long!)

Admission to the Strathallan’s 20’s themed New Year’s after-party (10 PM - 1 AM) is also included.

 

The Lady Mary Crawley Package- $1000/couple
(Ideal for the couple looking for a quick New Year’s getaway -because who doesn’t need a night away from the estate every once in a while?)  

This package also includes admission for two to the Strathallan after-party, a standard room overnight at the Strathallan for 2- (including breakfast) and a gift basket filled with Downton-themed items placed in your hotel room. Individual pricing available on request.


The Highclere Castle Package -$1200/couple  
(For the ultimate Downton Abbey fans who may not have a royal title, but still deserve to live like a Lord  & Lady of the Manor)

This package also includes admission for two to the Strathallan after-party, a standard room overnight at the Strathallan for 2 (including breakfast), two tickets to Michael Lasser’s Music of Downton Abbey Concert on Jan. 4th at Asbury First United Methodist Church, a gift basket filled with Downton-themed items placed in your hotel room, two tickets to the Brunch and Screening on 12/28 @ The Little & 2 Vine, and a copy of season Downton Abbey season 5 on DVD. Individual pricing available on request. 







What Lady Mary and Lady Edith Were Singing: The Songs of Downton Abbey with Michael Lasser

Location: Asbury First Methodist- 1050 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607
Date: January 4th, 2015 2:00 PM

Description: Join Michael Lasser, host of Fascinatin’ Rhythm , Cindy Miller and Alan Jones for an afternoon of live musical performance from the era Downton Abbey, spanning from the music of WWI to the 1920s. A reception with light refreshments will follow the performance.

Tickets: $30/person,  $60/Couple




Downton events supported in part by:

                    

Additional support for the New Year's Gala provided by:

          

For ticket purchases or more information please contact Danielle Abramson Swartz via email or at 585-258-0287.

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