An evening of style, elegance… and masks

Miss Conneticut’s Outstanding Teen program held its fund raising Winter Wonderland Masquerade Ball at the Aqua Turf last Saturday.

PHOTOS by MIKE CHAIKEN

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Miss Forestville's Outstanding Teen 2014 Erika Farrell in her painted on mask.

Miss Forestville’s Outstanding Teen 2014 Erika Farrell in her painted on mask.

Miss Conneticut’s Outstanding Teen Cynthia Moura Dias takes a break from greeting her guests at the Winter Wonderland Masquerade Ball to have her photograph taken. The event, which was held at the Aqua Turf Saturday, was a fund raiser for the Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen program.

Miss Conneticut’s Outstanding Teen Cynthia Moura Dias takes a break from greeting her guests at the Winter Wonderland Masquerade Ball to have her photograph taken. The event, which was held at the Aqua Turf Saturday, was a fund raiser for the Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen program.

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Cassandra Anderson, left, and Alyssa Romano offer up a close up of their masks.

Cassandra Anderson, left, and Alyssa Romano offer up a close up of their masks.

Isabella Ilievski, left, and Leanne Raymond get into the masquerade spirit.

Isabella Ilievski, left, and Leanne Raymond get into the masquerade spirit.

Debbra Konopaske, left, Courtney Ouellette, Jen Harlow, Colleen Kng, Emily Ouellette, and Amber Ouellette enjoy a night on the town at the Winter Wonderland Masquerade Ball at the Aqua Turf in Plantsville Saturday night.

Debbra Konopaske, left, Courtney Ouellette, Jen Harlow, Colleen Kng, Emily Ouellette, and Amber Ouellette enjoy a night on the town at the Winter Wonderland Masquerade Ball at the Aqua Turf in Plantsville Saturday night.

Miss Connecticut's Outstanding Teen Cynthia Moura Dias with Miss Connecticut Acacia Courtney.

Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen Cynthia Moura Dias with Miss Connecticut Acacia Courtney.

Miss Connecticut's Outstanding Teen Cynthia Moura Dias with Miss Connecticut Acacia Courtney.

Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen Cynthia Moura Dias with Miss Connecticut Acacia Courtney.

The evening was also about style. Miss Southington’s Outstand-ing Teen Allison Duffy rocks her cocktail dress at the ball.

The evening was also about style. Miss Southington’s Outstand-ing Teen Allison Duffy rocks her cocktail dress at the ball.

Jennifer Cone, left, Emma Kerr, Lindsey Hoffman, and Serena Sevigny smile for the paparazzi at the Winter Wonderland Masquerade Ball Saturday night.

Jennifer Cone, left, Emma Kerr, Lindsey Hoffman, and Serena Sevigny smile for the paparazzi at the Winter Wonderland Masquerade Ball Saturday night.