FVVA 2017 EF-VEE Awards Survey
Welcome to Farmington Valley Visitors Association's 4th Annual "EF-VEE" Award Best of 2017 Survey. Please take 5 or 10 minutes to select your favorite FVVA member in as many of the following categories as you wish -- then join us at our Annual Meeting Monday, September 18th at Farmington Gardens to celebrate and see your top choices accept their awards! Voting closes September 4th
 
1.

What is your favorite LODGING option in the Valley? 

Avon Old Farms Hotel
The Farmington Inn
Hartford Marriott, Farmington
Marriott Residence Inn, Avon
Simsbury 1820 House
The Simsbury Inn
2.

Favorite HAPPY HOUR

Abigails Grille & Wine Bar, Weatogue
Chili's Grill & Bar, Simsbury
da Capo Restaurant, Avon
Evergreens Restaurant / Twigs Lounge at The Simsbury Inn
First & Last Tavern, Avon
4 Eat & Drink, Farmington
Lisa's Crown & Hammer, Collinsville
The Lyme Grill, Avon
Max-A-Mia, Avon
Metro Bis at the Simsbury 1820 House
Millwright's Restaurant & 1680 Tavern, Simsbury
The North House, Avon
Saybrook Fish House Restaurant, Canton
Seasons Restaurant at The Avon Old Farms Hotel, Avon
3.

Where can you find your favorite OUTDOOR ADVENTURE in the Valley? 

Burlington State Fish Hatchery
Collinsville Canoe & Kayak
Farmington River Tubing, Satan's Kingdom, New Hartford
Farmington River Watershed Association
Farmington Valley Trails Council
Fly Fish the Farmington
Heublein Tower, Talcott Mtn State Park
Huck Finn Adventures, Collinsville
Lake Compounce Family Theme Park, Bristol
Livingston Balloon Company, Simsbury
Roaring Brook Nature Center, Canton
Simsbury Culture, Parks & Recreation
Ski Sundown, New Hartford
Winding Trails X-C Ski Center, Farmington
4.

What is your favorite location for OUTDOOR DINING

Abigails Grille & Wine Bar, Weatogue
Avon Country Deli
Blue Sky Foods, New Hartford
da Capo Restaurant, Avon
Evergreens Restaurant at The Simsbury Inn
First & Last Tavern, Avon
Hot Heaven Pizzeria, Avon Village Marketplace
LaSalle Market & Deli, Collinsville
Lisa's Crown & Hammer, Collinsville
The Lyme Grill, Riverdale Farms
Max-a-Mia, Avon
Metro Bis at the Simsbury 1820 House
Millwright's Restaurant & 1680 Tavern, Simsbury
Naples Pizza, Farmington
The North House, Avon
Quercibella Wood-Grilled Food & Flatbreads, New Hartford
Saybrook Fish House Restaurant, Canton
Toshi-Izakaya, Riverdale Farms, Avon
5.

Where is your favorite place to GOLF in the Valley?

Simsbury Farms Golf Course, Simsbury
Tower Ridge Country Club, Avon
Westwoods Golf Course, Farmington
6.

Where are your favorite CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES in the Valley? 

Avon Kempo & Aikido, Canton
Connecticut Science Center, Hartford
Farmington Miniature Golf & Ice Cream Parlor
Kidz Art Scene, Unionville
Roaring Brook Nature Center, Canton
Winding Trails Summer Day Camp, Farmington
7.

What is your favorite INSURANCE AGENCY in the Valley? 

Christensen Insurance, Weatogue
Lindquist Insurance Assoc., Inc., Farmington
State Farm Insurance, Avon
8.

Where do you find your favorite EVENING ENTERTAINMENT

Bridge Street Live, Collinsville
Farmington Valley Stage Company, Collinsville
Scene Art Bar, Unionville
9.

Favorite HISTORIC SITE / MUSEUM

Avon Historical Society - Marian Hunter History Room at Avon Free Public Library
Barkhamsted Historical Society
Burlington Historical Society / Elton Tavern
Canton Historical Museum
Center Schoolhouse, Burlington
Farmington Historical Society
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Hartford
Hill-Stead Museum, Farmington
Mark Twain House & Museum, Hartford
New England Air Museum, Windsor Locks
The Old Stone Schoolhouse, Farmington Historical Society
Pine Grove School House 1865, Avon
Salmon Brook Historical Society, Granby
The Simsbury Historical Society
Stanley-Whitman House, Farmington
Unionville Museum
10.

What is your number one choice for EVENT FACILITY / CATERING

Avon Prime Meats
Bridge Street Live, Collinsville
Deepwater Seafood, Avon
Farmington Gardens
Fitzgerald's Foods, Simsbury
Miller Foods, Avon
The North House, Avon
11.

Where is your favorite Farmington Valley place to shop for ANTIQUES?

Antiques on the Farmington, Collinsville
Canton Barn, LLC
The Coffee Trade, Avon
Farms Village Antiques, West Simsbury
In the House & Through the Garden, Simsbury
Old Lights On, Farmington
Old Village Antiques, Avon Village Marketplace
The Salmon Brook Shops, Granby
12.

Who makes your favorite SPECIALTY COCKTAIL in the Valley? 

4 Eat & Drink, Farmington
Abigails Grille & Wine Bar, Weatogue
Chili's Grill & Bar, Simsbury
da Capo Restaurant, Avon
Evergreens Restaurant / Twigs Lounge at The Simsbury Inn
First & Last Tavern, Avon
Lisa's Crown & Hammer, Collinsville
The Lyme Grill, Riverdale Farms
Max-a-Mia, Avon
Metro Bis at the Simsbury 1820 House
Millwright's Restaurant & 1680 Tavern, Simsbury
The North House, Avon
Saybrook Fish House Restaurant, Canton
Seasons Restaurant at The Avon Old Farms Hotel
Toshi-Izakaya, Avon
Way to go! You're halfway through voting YOUR FAVORITES to the TOP!
 
13.

Where do you go for your favorite PIZZA in the Valley?

da Capo Restaurant, Avon
First & Last Tavern, Avon
Hot Heaven Pizzeria, Avon Village Marketplace
Little City Pizza Co., Simsbury
Lisa's Luna Pizza, Simsbury
Max-a-Mia, Avon
Naples Pizza, Farmington
Quercibella Wood-Grilled Food & Flatbreads, New Hartford
14.

Where is your favorite place to go for COFFEE, a SNACK or a TREAT

Avon Country Deli
The Bagel Deli, Canton Village
Blue Sky Foods, New Hartford
Cake Gypsy, Avon Village Marketplace
Cake Gypsy, Canton Village
The Coffee Trade, Avon
La Salle Market & Deli, Collinsville
New England Pasta Company & Cafe, Avon
15.

When it comes to GROCERY & SPECIALTY FOOD STORES, what's your first choice? 

Avon Prime Meats
Deepwater Seafood, Avon
Fitzgerald's Foods, Simsbury
Miller Foods, Avon
16.

What's your favorite spot for CASUAL DINING in the Valley?

4 Eat & Drink, Farmington
Avon Country Deli
The Bagel Deli, Canton Village
Blue Sky Foods, New Hartford
Chili's Grill & Bar, Simsbury
da Capo Restaurant, Avon
Deepwater Seafood, Avon
First & Last Tavern, Avon
La Salle Market & Deli, Collinsville
Lisa's Crown & Hammer, Collinsville
The Lyme Grill, Riverdale Farms
New England Pasta Company & Cafe, Avon
Saybrook Fish House Restaurant, Canton
Toshi-Izakaya, Riverdale Farms
17.

What about your favorite spot for FINER DINING?

Abigails Grille & Wine Bar, Weatogue
Evergreens Restaurant at the Simsbury Inn
Max-a-Mia, Avon
Metro Bis at the Simsbury 1820 House
Millwright's Restaurant & 1680 Tavern
The North House, Avon
Season's Restaurant at The Avon Old Farms Hotel
18.

Where is your favorite place for fresh ICE CREAM

Farmington Miniature Golf & Ice Cream
Tulmeadow Farm Store & Ice Cream
19.

Where is your favorite destination for LOCALLY GROWN products?

Community Farm of Simsbury
Flamig Farm, West Simsbury
La Mothe's Sugar House, Burlington
Tulmeadow Farm Store & Ice Cream, West Simsbury
20.

What is your favorite Valley SHOPPING CENTER

Avon Village Marketplace, Rte 44, Avon
Riverdale Farms Shopping, Rte 10, Avon
The Shoppes at Farmington Valley, Rte 44, Canton
Simsmore Square, Hopmeadow St., Simsbury
Visit Collinsville, CT
Westfarms Mall, Farmington
21.

What is your first choice in the Valley for FINANCIAL PLANNING / EMPLOYEE BENEFITS?

Asset Strategies, Avon
Edward Jones, Avon
Edward Jones, Farmington
Medallion Wealth Advisors, Farmington
Robert Hensley & Associates, LLC, Avon
Sage Financial Design, Inc., Simsbury
22.

Who offers your favorite REAL ESTATE services? 

Kris Barnett, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Simsbury
Coldwell Banker, Residential Brokerage, Avon
Gayle Dennehy, Carrier, Farmington
Trish Murphy, Coldwell Banker, Avon
23.

What is your favorite SPECIALTY SHOP in the Valley?

Bill Selig Jewelers, Simsbury
Carol & Company Jewelry & Crafts, Canton
Franklin Jewelers, Farmington
Holloway's Appliance Center, Simsbury
Horan's Flowers and Gifts, Simsbury
In the House & Through the Garden, Simsbury
Lemon LLama Kids Boutique, Avon
Old Lights On, Farmington
Old Mill Pond Village, Granby
Sarah Byrnes, Goldsmith, Simsbury
Unique Finds, Granby
24.

What is your first Valley choice for HEALTH & WELLNESS

Avon Kempo & Aikido, Canton
Journey of Yoga, Simsbury
Ravenswood Natural Health, Simsbury
25.

What is your favorite GALLERY / PHOTOGRAPHER in the Valley? 

Farmington Valley Arts Center, Avon
GeminEye Images, New Hartford
Petrini Framing & Art, Avon
Stagecoach Gallery, Granby
Congratulations, you've MADE YOUR VOTE COUNT in our 2017 EF-VEE Awards! We look forward to celebrating with you at FVVA's Annual Meeting September 18th (invitation to come)!