Weekly Nibble: Thanksgiving Cooking Classes; Winter Markets; Stew Leonard's Turkey Brigade & More!

Emma Jane-Doody Stetson

Greenwich Restaurant Week continues through November 19 with dining specials and events.  

Join Cask Republic of Stamford as they team up with Stony Creek Brewery on Wednesday November 19.  Stony Creek will debut new beer that they have been brewing on their Brew Magic System.  Attendees can enter to win a mug membership at the brewery as well.  It starts at 6pm.

Festivities Catering has moved into the cafe at Lillian August in Norwalk. Executive Chef Bill Kaliff will host a Holiday Entertaining Class on Wednesday, Nov. 19th 11-11:45 AM. The Holiday Table class will cover holiday table fashions with a twist. 

Sugar & Olives in Norwalk has launched FARMS AND A MARKET. This indoor, rain-or-shine market runs every Friday through February (except after Thanksgiving Christmas and New Year’s) from 3-7.  It offers locally produced edibles, including milk, eggs, cheese, honey flour, grains, produce and meats.

Learn how to do Thanksgiving Barcelona style!  Each cooking class is $30/person plus tax & gratuity and will take place at these locations on the following days:

Tuesday November 18, SoNo, 7pm (203.899.0088.)

Tuesday November 18, New Haven, 7pm (203.848.3000)

Tuesday November 25, West Hartford, 7pm (860.218.2100)

The Westport Farmers Market will take place indoors at Gilbertie’s Herb Garden through March 14.  The hours are now Saturdays from 10am-2pm.

Every Monday, Thursday and Friday from 11am-5pm, Sunset Meadow Vineyards treats you to chocolate and wine pairings. They have selected wines that compliment hand-made chocolates.  $18 per person. 

Saturday, November 22, join Walrus+Carpenter for “A Night of Music” at Fairfield University’s Quick Center for the Arts.  The evening will benefit prostate cancer and liver disease research.  For more information, visit ANightOfMusic.com.

Two Steps Downtown Grille of Danbury invites you to “Paint and Sip” on Saturday November 22.  Instructors will help guide guests through the process of making their own pieces. Georgetown School of the Arts will provide paint, brushes, canvases, easels and aprons. It costs $48.00 per person.  Call Two Steps directly at 203-794-0032 to register.  www.georgetownarts.com/masters-mixers 

This week, Night Market performs at Mama’s Boy for Sunday Brunch.  Listen to the live music while enjoying your meal anytime from 1-4pm.

Stew Leonard’s will host its 35th Annual Turkey Brigades on Thursday November 20.  The store will give out more than 1,900 turkeys to help provide Thanksgiving meals for families in need.  Further details are as follows:

The Norwalk store will distribute their turkeys at 10 a.m. to the following organizations:  http://www.stewleonards.com/press-room/810-35th-annual-turkey-brigade-stew-s-in-norwalk (NOTE: the event will be held outside of the Garden Shop this year, not in the parking lot across the street from the store on Westport Ave. as it has in years past)

The Danbury store will distribute their turkeys at 11 a.m. to the following organizations:  http://www.stewleonards.com/press-room/811-35th-annual-turkey-brigade-stew-s-in-danbury 

The Newington store will distribute their turkeys at 10 a.m. to the following organizations: http://www.stewleonards.com/press-room/812-35th-annual-turkey-brigade-stew-s-in-newington