From the President

 

Abbey New Year from WXXI!

If you're a fan of Downton Abbey, WXXI has an exclusive experience that cannot be missed! Enjoy a New Year’s Eve Gala in the grandeur of Downton Abbey! Join WXXI for an evening of Downton-themed festivities including; a multi-course, white-gloved serviced dinner complete with a period-inspired menu and wine pairings, Downton-era dance and musical performances, whiskey and scotch tastings, and more! The evening takes place Wednesday, December 31st at the luxurious Century Club of Rochester located on East Avenue, and if you have ever wanted to discover what it's like to spend an evening at Highclere Castle, this is as close as you will ever come!

Please join me New Year's Eve for this once-in-a-lifetime experience! Ticket packages and any other information can be found here on our Abbey New Year page.

Help us ring in 2015 in Downton style!

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