Weekly Nibble: Bacon Week, Butchery Class, Halloween Parties, Live Music & More!

Emma Jane-Doody Stetson

Starting on Monday October 19, Bacon Week returns to Plan B Burger Bar!  

On Wednesday October 21, Brasitas in Norwalk will host a 5 course wine tasting dinner featuring Nieto Senetiner Wines from Argentina.  Try a Torrontes, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, and more at their first wine dinner of the season.  It begins at 6:30 and costs $65 per person.  RSVP required.

Fleisher’s Craft Butchery is now offering cooking classes.  On October 24, take “Beef Butchery 101,” where one of their expert butcher’s will guide you through a whole steer.  Learn about basic anatomy, knife skills, sustainability, and of course partake in samples.  It lasts from 7-9pm and costs $100 per person.  

The Connecticut and Farm Table Cookbook and William Sonoma Westport invite you to a cocktail-style event on Thursday October 22.  Guests can speak to author, Christy Colasurdo, purchase signed copies of the book, and try food from the book. 7-9pm, $55 per person.  RSVPs required (203) 221-8667.

If you’re hoping to enjoy some great food and live music, visit Walrus + Carpenter on Thursday October 22 for music by the Wagon Riders.

The 17th Annual International Wine & Italian Cuisine Tasting benefitting the Amity Charitable Trust & Clifford Beers Clinic will take place on October 22 starting at 6pm.  Guests can also choose to attend a pre-tasting wine seminar at 5:30pm hosted by Charles Krug Winery.  For tickets and additional details, please see:

On Tuesday October 20, AMG Catering will have the next installation of their Fall Adult Cooking Classes.  This one is all about fish, and the group will work with scallops, cod, and salmon.  The class runs from 7-9pm and costs $90 per person.

The Westport Sunrise Rotary will host its Annual Wine Tasting- “Westport Uncorked”- on Friday October 23 from 7-9:30pm.  There will be 72 wines, craft beer, and a four course buffet.  It will take place at Christ & Holy Trinity Church.  Tickets are $50 and can be purchased at   

Celebrate Halloween at Stamford’s own Half Full Brewery!  Their 3rd Anniversary Halloween Bash takes place on Saturday October 24 from 5-10pm.  Tickets cost $40 and include entrance, beer from 9 taps, and a gift pack.  2 food trucks, Bounty and Hapa, will be there.  Guests can also participate in a costume contest and listen to music from a live band.  Purchase your tickets here 

Little Barn in Westport is excited to announce the return of Tangled Vine on Saturday October 24.  The band is a mix of soul, R&B, and rock and roll.  Little Barn will also have food and drink specials throughout the month of October, so visit their website and facebook page.  

The Greenwich Wine Society invites you to enjoy jewelry and fine Italian wine on Saturday October 24.  The evening will unfold at Shreve, Crump & Low Fine Jewelers on Greenwich Avenue.  Attendees can sip on wine, eat hors d'oeuvres from Andy Burke Catering, and peruse the jewelry from 6-8pm.  The cost is $45 at the door.  Advance reservations are suggested and can be made by calling 203.629.1261.

Stop by Old Greenwich Fine Wine & Cheese for an Octoberfest beer tasting on Saturday October 24 between 2 and 7pm.

On Sunday, October 25th, Fleishers Craft Butchery puts on the 4th Annual Porktoberfest, a day of whole-roasted pigs, flowing beer, housemade sausages, live music and more. This is a family friendly event, with plenty of non-alcoholic cider, s’mores and games for kids. 

Two Roads Brewery is proud to announce its first ever brewing collaboration with friend and contract brewing partner- Evil Twin Brewing.  Two Evil Geyser Gose will be available in 16 oz pint cans as well as on draft in both Two Roads and Evil Twin's markets.