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10th Annual Blues, Views, and BBQ Festival
Sep
2
to Sep 3

10th Annual Blues, Views, and BBQ Festival

The 10th annual Blues, Views & BBQ Festival presented by the Westport Downtown Merchants Association will be held in Westport CT on September 2 & 3rd at the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts and the grounds of the Westport Library. CTbites will once again play host to the areas top chefs as they grill up some of their favorite dishes and offer up samples for attendees of the festival.  See the demo tent schedule here.

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Mohegan Sun’s Tequila Tasting
Jul
28
8:00pm 8:00pm

Mohegan Sun’s Tequila Tasting

 It’s not a party without tequila and the festivities get underway on July 28th at Sun Tequila Tasting! DJ Tom Macari mixes the beats while you hit the mixology and margarita bars, sample an array of tequilas and savor the memories with our fun photo booth. The fiesta wouldn’t be complete without Mexican-themed favorites like tacos, guacamole and more to complement your cocktails!

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CTbites Happy Hour At Terrain
Jul
26
5:30pm 5:30pm

CTbites Happy Hour At Terrain

Keep the summer party going with your hosts, CTbites and Terrain Garden Cafe, as we celebrate the warmth and beauty of the season on July 26th 5:30-7:30pm.  Enjoy the most beautiful outdoor dining space in Fairfield County while sipping our signature Endless Summer cocktails along with a selection of wine and craft beers. Appetizers include: cheese/crudite spread, melon sprees prosciutto, shrimp ceviche bites and crispy chickpea and kale chips. 

5:30-7:30 PM.  $40 pp + tax. Bring friends, relax, sip, taste and enjoy. Tickets can be purchased here.

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Two Roads Road Jam Fest
Jun
25
2:00pm 2:00pm

Two Roads Road Jam Fest

Online ticket sales have ended. Tickets are on sale at the door. Cash only. Come on down!

Two Roads Brewing Company will be celebrating their third annual Road Jam concert on the grounds of their 100-year-old brewery building on June 25th starting at 2 p.m. 

Road Jam will be a must-attend festival for music lovers and is the biggest Road Jam to date with the addition of a second stage in their Hop Yard. Seven bands will hit the stages with a nationally acclaimed act to headline. 
 

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Farm-Art Festival, Inspired By Nature
Jun
11
11:00am11:00am

Farm-Art Festival, Inspired By Nature

Farm-Art Festival, Inspired By Nature, on June 11th from 11 am to 4 pm at The Gary The Olivia Theater, 249 Flanders Road in Bethlehem, CT. Join us for this celebration of local culture in art, food and wine featuring artists, small farms, artisan food producers, and special guests including a Q & A on cheese and wine with internationally recognized cheese expert, Sister Noella Marcellino and Certified Sommelier, Sally Camm,

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Ninety9Bottles Craft Beer Festival
Jun
3
2:00pm 2:00pm

Ninety9Bottles Craft Beer Festival

Ninety9Bottles Craft Beer Festival is back for it's 4rd Annual Festival featuring 75+ New England based brews, great local food trucks and live music while overlooking beautiful Norwalk Harbor up atop the hill at Oyster Shell Park. The 2017 Festival will be bigger and better than last year featuring even more local brews, food options and entertainment. 

Oyster Shell Park, Norwalk, CT on June 3, 2017 from 2-5 pm

Tickets available at: http://tickets.beerfests.com/event/Ninety9BottlesCraftBeerFestival and in our store locations at Ninety9Bottles, 209 Liberty Square, Norwalk, CT and Ninety9Bottles 9 Bridge Square, Westport, CT 06880 and Ninety9Bottles 4244 Madison Ave, Trumbull, CT 06611

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Inaugural Big Gay Supper Club Event!
May
28
7:00pm 7:00pm

Inaugural Big Gay Supper Club Event!

Join us for the kick-off event in this series of dining experiences, featuring queer talent. Tickets on sale now through eventbrite - limited number of early-bird tickets for $10 off!

This special holiday weekend event will include:

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Bee Enlightened Can Release and Pig Roast w/ Hoodoo Brown BBQ
May
21
12:00pm12:00pm

Bee Enlightened Can Release and Pig Roast w/ Hoodoo Brown BBQ

Bee Enlightened Can Release and All-You-Can-Eat Pig Roast w/ Hoodoo Brown BBQ! 

We’re psyched to release the third installment of our Community Sourced Ales Project, Bee Enlightened Honey Kolsch in collaboration with Red Bee Honey of Weston, CT! 

To celebrate, our friends at Hoodoo Brown Barbecue of Ridgefield, CT are coming down to the brewery with a whole hog, smoker and all the fixin’s (including sauces using Red Bee Honey!) in tow. BUY TICKETS HERE

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Tequila Dinner at Liberty Rock Tavern!!
May
2
7:00pm 7:00pm

Tequila Dinner at Liberty Rock Tavern!!

Join us for our first Tequila Dinner at Liberty Rock Tavern!!

Event will be held on May 2, 2017 from 7-9pm. Cost of the dinner is $55 plus tax and gratuity.

Our menu for the evening is below!

Course 1- Gran Centenario

SHRIMP CEVICHE

lime, cilantro, chili's, avocado

Course 2- Corralejo

CLAM, BACON, & AGED CHEDDAR TAMALE

salsa verde, smoked poblano

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Spring Pancake Breakfast with Ambler Farm’s Pigs + Sheep
Apr
29
11:00am11:00am

Spring Pancake Breakfast with Ambler Farm’s Pigs + Sheep

Celebrate Spring at the Farm! Enjoy a stack of piping hot pancakes with Ambler Farm’s own maple syrup anytime between 11am and 12:30pm. Children will have the opportunity to do a fun spring-themed craft before heading over to meet the newest additions to the farm.

Join at noon for a special ribbon cutting ceremony and help Ambler Farm welcome their two new adolescent American Guinea Hogs. The names of these radiant girls will be revealed and the Farm’s student apprentices will also be on hand to answer questions about all of the resident animals. Register via Ambler Farm’s website here.

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Simsbury Flea & Smorgasbord
Apr
29
9:00am 9:00am

Simsbury Flea & Smorgasbord

The Simsbury Flea and Smorgasbord is an UP Market featuring antiques, vintage home decor, arts & crafts, jewelry, a farmer's market and vendors. We will also have a Food Truck Festival with some of the best food trucks in CT (including Bears BBQ, NORA's Cupcakes, Whey Station, Mercado, Iron & Grain +) live music and other entertainment at the Simsbury Meadows in Simsbury, CT on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Come out for a fun day of shopping, food, music and more! Admission $4, Kids under 12 are free and Parking is free. 
Buy tickets online for $3 until March 1, 2017 at SimsburyFlea.com and you'll be eligible to win Exciting Prizes!
Event is Rain/Shine

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Food For All 2017 To Benefit Food Rescue US
Apr
26
6:00pm 6:00pm

Food For All 2017 To Benefit Food Rescue US

Mark your calendar for Fairfield County's premier strolling culinary event of the year. 

Food for All 2017 presented by Whole Foods Market highlights the hottest chefs and restaurants (not to mention cocktails shaken, stirred, and straight up).
Trust us, you won't want to miss out on this high-energy, buzzworthy evening to benefit Food Rescue US (formerly Community Plates). 

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A Novel Affair At The Ferguson Library
Apr
19
5:30pm 5:30pm

A Novel Affair At The Ferguson Library

A Novel Affair : Wednesday, April 19 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. An evening of food and festivities to benefit The Ferguson Library

Featured Restaurants and Caterers
Amore Cucina & Bar • Capriccio Café • Charter Oak Brewing Company • David’s Soundview Catering • Del Frisco’s Grille • DiMare Pastry Shop • Eventi Café • F.I.S.H. • Half Full Brewery • Hudson Grille • Judy’s Bar & Kitchen • Kona Grill • Lorca • Tawa Indian Cuisine • Villa Italia Ristorante •Wayne Steakhouse • Zaza Italian Gastrobar

Details here.

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9th Annual Dessert and Chocolate Lover’s Tasting Event 
Mar
31
7:00pm 7:00pm

9th Annual Dessert and Chocolate Lover’s Tasting Event 

Come to the 9th Annual Dessert and Chocolate Lover’s Tasting Event to benefit Pacific House Shelter.  Indulge in delicious chocolate and incredible desserts from artisan bakeries, chocolatiers and patisseries while enjoying musical performances by talented students from: Brunswick School, Greenwich Academy, Greenwich Country Day, Sacred Heart Greenwich, Stamford High School, Darien High School, King School and more! 

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Cooking Class at Sugar & Olives: Hors D'oeuvres
Mar
29
7:00pm 7:00pm

Cooking Class at Sugar & Olives: Hors D'oeuvres

HORS D'OEUVRES IN A PINCH, IT'S A CINCH! - March 29th

Beautiful bite-sized food that you'll want to make even when there's no party. Rosemary flatbread, smoked bluefish pate, beef sliders, tomato jam, and the trick to making the darn best and beautiful crudités platter you'll ever look at. A throwback to pimento cheese on a triscuit and damn great devil'd eggs.

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Allagash Beer Dinner @ Cask Republic in South Norwalk
Mar
22
6:30pm 6:30pm

Allagash Beer Dinner @ Cask Republic in South Norwalk

Allagash Beer Dinner on Wed, 3/22 at 6:30pm

Join us and our special guest, Allagash Brewing Company, and savor an incredible beer dinner on 3/22.  Enjoy five courses & six rare, Allagash beers. Chef Carl Carrion from South Norwalk and Chef Steven Bean from Cask Republic New Haven will be creating the meals for a truly authentic tasting experience. $85/person. Reservations recommended. Please contact the restaurant at 203-354-0163.

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Beer vs. Wine CLASS: Which is Cheese's True Champion?
Mar
21
7:00pm 7:00pm

Beer vs. Wine CLASS: Which is Cheese's True Champion?

Are you a hop head or an oenophile? What is your go-to beverage when enjoying cheese? In this class, we will put beer and wine head to head while we taste through a cheese plate. Using some basic pairing principles we will try and determine which beverage has the most successful matches with some of our favorite fromage. $50. More info here.

@ Fairfield Cheese Company's Greenwich Location: Tuesday, March 21st 7-9pm

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7TH ANNUAL WINE, WHISKEY & LOCAL CRAFT BEER TASTING AT STEW LEONARD’S TO BENEFIT NORWALK EXCHANGE CLUB
Mar
16
to Mar 17

7TH ANNUAL WINE, WHISKEY & LOCAL CRAFT BEER TASTING AT STEW LEONARD’S TO BENEFIT NORWALK EXCHANGE CLUB

Join the wine specialists from Stew Leonard's Wines of Norwalk as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with our seventh annual Wine, Whiskey and Craft Beer Tasting benefitting the Norwalk Exchange Club!  More than 50 wines, whiskies, and beers will be featured, as well as a menu of St. Patrick’s Day-inspired fare freshly prepared by Stew Leonard’s culinary team.

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