Arena Sports Bar Vince Wilfork Appearance-

Sports Celebrities At Arena

Tuesday Night February 12th  Arena SportsBar welcomed New England Patriots Defensive Star Vince Wilfork.  The event was sponsored by Manchester based New England Picture .  The crowd was great with many families and friends enjoying themselves with delicious food and refreshing drinks while waiting patiently for their turn with the incredibly friendly and affable Mr Wilfork.  The attendance exceeded Arena’s December sports celebrity event with Rob Gronkowski.  Together with New England Picture Arena is bringing more local sports celebrities to Nashua NH – coming next month on March 26 watch for Boston Bruin Star Milan Lucic at Arena.

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Here is a great article courtesy of the Nashua Telegraph

NASHUA – So eager were Austin and Connor Decoster to get to meet their favorite Patriot up close and personal Tuesday night that even the prospect of a nearly 3-hour ride from their Maine home didn’t faze the young brothers a bit.

The reward was a visit, albeit brief, with popular New England Patriots captain Vince Wilfork, who greeted young and old, big and small alike and inked his name on just about anything put in front of him during a 90-minute appearance at the Arena sports bar and nightclub.

“Oh, yeah,” Austin DeCosta managed with a slight smile when asked if he thought Wilfork, a load of a man at 6 feet, 2 inches and 325 pounds, looked as big in person as he does on TV.

Although tickets to the event and the items Wilfork signed didn’t come cheap, individuals and families turned out in droves, many wearing Patriots jackets and other gear, including both the blue and the old red uniform shirts bearing Wilfork’s number 75.

The big guy’s visit was arranged by New England Pictures, a Manchester-based promoter and memorabilia dealer that is also bringing Bruins forward Milan Lucic to the Arena on March 26, according to owner Jeff Sherman.

“Bringing the athletes to the people gives (the autographs) a certain authenticity,” Sherman said, adding that the company typically donates leftover signed memorabilia to charity auctions in the region.

As organizers announced instructions to visitors over the loudspeaker, Caitlin Grunbeck bobbed and weaved with her camera, attempting to score a few decent shots of her boyfriend, Chris Saroka, with Wilfork.

The Gloucester, Mass., residents came away with a freshly signed Patriots helmet and autographed photo of Wilfork in action on the gridiron. Grunbeck didn’t talk to Wilfork: “I was just trying to take pictures,” she said.

It was nose tackle meets nose tackle at least once Tuesday night, when 11-year-old Matthew Valcourt of Westford, Mass., reached Wilfork’s table.

“That’s his position too,” Wendy Turcotte, Matthew’s aunt, said as she and her husband, Ryan, balanced a Patriots jacket, two Wilfork uniform shirts and three large posters in their arms.

Wilfork signed them all, bringing a big smile to Matthew’s face – a grin almost as big as the one he flashed when, his aunt and uncle said, he got tickets to the Patriots-Miami game for his birthday in December.

The well-organized and carefully regulated event ran smoothly despite the large turnout. If there was a downside to the format, it was the brief window fans had to chat with Wilfork.

“They move you right along, that’s for sure,” said Jay DeCoster, a member of the family that operated the large poultry farm in Turner, Maine, for 50 years until 2011.

Written by Dean Shalhoup
follow Shalhoup on Twitter (@Telegraph_DeanS).

Source:

http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/news/993516-469/affable-and-enormous-fan-favorite-wilfork-rocks.html

Sports Celebrity Appearances

Sports Celebrity Appearances:

Watch for Big Papi heading north to Arena in July for another amazing sports celebrity appearance – The Sox are a surprise hit of the MLB Season and Big Papi is on a tear!

This is no Aprils Fools Joke –

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Boston Bruins Superstar will be at Arena April 1st! 

Another Sports Celebrity Appearance at Arena Sports Bar

New England Picture teams up with Arena once again!

CLICK HERE to reserve your tickets for this public autograph signing!

Arena is just beginning to hit it’s stride and is fast becoming known as the go to sports bar in NH and northern MA!  Always a great crowd of sports minded fun people , serving  made from scratch eats,  ice cold beer and delicious drinks to!

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Arena  continue to raise  the bar – Committed to keeping our guests engaged and coming back!  Bringing up Pro Celebrities for public autograph sessions is moving the bar way up!  So far we have been treated to Gronk and Vince Wilfork.– Families enjoyed mixing it up while eating some of the most amazing gastro-pub eats in the area! – Come on by early and make sure you come hungry!  See you there!

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Arena Sportsbar and New England Picture Present:

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March 26, 2013 – Public Autograph Signing

Arena is less than 6 months old and is fast becoming known as the go to sports bar in NH and northern MA!  Great people, food, drinks and plenty of FUN!MilanLucic_WEB

Coming to Arena Sports Bar on March 26th is another sports celebrity appearance; Boston Bruin Milan Lucic!  The Bruins are having an incredible season and Arena and NE Picture are giving you a chance to meet one the top hockey players on the team!

Public Autograph signing with Patriots amazing lineman and captain Mr Vince Wilfork!

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NH Nightclub News have seen a lot  in its 10 plus years on the scene – Bringing up Pro Celebrities for public autograph sessions is moving the bar way up!  Last time around we were treated to Gronk – Families enjoyed mixing it up while eating some of the most amazing gastro-pub eats in the area! – Sooo come early and make sure you come hungry!  We have tried them all – the entree’s are all huge portions made from scratch delights.  Custom cocktail menu and the coldest drafts in NH!

See you there!

CLICK HERE to View the Menu.

Bruins and Celtics games  on 39 HD TVs and three wall Projectors!

Have your next event or party at Arena – contact Lori at 603-881-9060  or email her at Lori@arenanh.com!

Arena Sportsbar and Restaurant – #1 Sports Bar in NH

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Being a part of the NH Nightlife landscape for over 10 years we at NH Nightclub News have seen a lot – By far Arena has upped the bar wayyy up there!  The sportsbar rivals any sports bar found in the world – YEP the world – the nightclub is another Charlie Kohler gem best lights and sound in the area possibly the east coast. Dennis Troso and Charlie have put together a truly dedicated all star staff to make sure that customer service and satisfaction is their only priority.  Congratulations on a world class venue!

 MORE FOOTBALL at ARENA – HELL YEAH!

While your at Arena you have got to try out some of the amazing food our Chef is putting out!

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Check out our Monday Night Football Specials!

During the game four beer buckets only $12 and six beer buckets only $17

Even Better – Enjoy  ½ priced wings!

Grab a seat and watch the game with us on 39 HD TVs and Projectors!

Have your next event or party at Arena – contact Lori at 603-881-9060  or email her at Lori@arenanh.com!

Come Watch Monday Night Football - CLICK HERE!

Vince Wilfork Autograph signing!

Arena Sportsbar and New England Picture Present:

Public Autograph signing with Patriots amazing lineman and captain Mr Vince Wilfork!

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NH Nightclub News have seen a lot  in its 10 plus years on the scene – Bringing up Pro Celebrities for public autograph sessions is moving the bar way up!  Last time around we were treated to Gronk – Families enjoyed mixing it up while eating some of the most amazing gastro-pub eats in the area! – Sooo come early and make sure you come hungry!  We have tried them all – the entree’s are all huge portions made from scratch delights.  Custom cocktail menu and the coldest drafts in NH!

See you there!

CLICK HERE to View the Menu.

Bruins and Celtics games  on 39 HD TVs and three wall Projectors!

Have your next event or party at Arena – contact Lori at 603-881-9060  or email her at Lori@arenanh.com!

Come Watch Monday Night Football - CLICK HERE!