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Jazz Brunch: Green Jazz Band - Hartford, CT

Mar 12, 2017 - Mar 12, 2017 Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main Street Hartford, CT
Enjoy a brunch in the Wadsworth Museum Café, set to the music of the Green Jazz Band. After, explore the galleries on your own or take a tour with a docent. Brunch menu features Chef's egg dish, home fries, vegetable hash, bacon, sausage, bagels, Belgian waffles, and pastries. Tickets include museum admission, jazz, brunch and a Bloody Mary or mimosa.
Time: Two seatings, at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Admission: $35


Tavern Night: A Taste of Ireland - West Hartford, CT

Mar 17, 2017 - Mar 17, 2017 Noah Webster House, 227 South Main Street West Hartford, CT
Sláinte! Guests will enjoy homemade Guinness Steak Pie, pickled beets, Irish soda bread, and apple pandowdy for dessert. The Coogan School of Irish Dance will perform, and singer Tom Hooker Hanford will regale the audience with 18th-century tavern songs. Guests can play historic tavern games in the lantern-lit 1748 birthplace of Noah Webster.
Time: Sittings at 6 and 8 p.m.
Admission: $35 per person
Telephone: 860-521-5362

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Art & Craft Beer - Guilford, CT

Mar 3, 2017 - Mar 3, 2017 Guilford Art Center, 411 Church Street Guilford, CT
Guests are invited to try a selection of beers from area breweries, along with bar food; wine and non-alcoholic beverages. Live music will be performed by One & Done, a local trio. There will be a silent auction of brewery tours, growlers, and bar accessories designed by art center staff and students. Blacksmiths will be conducting live demonstrations in the forge.
Time: 6-8:30 p.m.
Telephone: 203-453-5947


Connecticut Coast & Country Winter Wine Trail 2017 - Guilford, Wallingford, CT

Jan 12, 2017 - Apr 2, 2017 Bishop's Orchards, Paradise Hills Vineyard, Gouveia Vineyards Guilford, Wallingford, CT
Three Connecticut wineries are participating in this winter wine trail. Celebrate fine wines at three Connecticut wineries: Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery in Guilford, Paradise Hills Vineyard & Winery in Wallingford, and Gouveia Vineyards in Wallingford. Winter Wine Trail will feature grand prizes, like spa packages, resort & hotel stays, wine packages, and gift certificates to local restaurants. Passports for the Wine Trail may be picked up at any of the participating wineries. Visit each winery before April 2 and get your passport stamped. To be eligible to win, you must visit all three of the participating wineries and vineyards. Passports must be submitted to a winery by April 2. No purchase is necessary to receive a passport or get it stamped.
Time: Consult wineries' websites
Admission: No cost to participate in wine trail

Chili FEst 2017 - Old Saybrook, CT

Mar 4, 2017 - Mar 4, 2017 Main Street Old Saybrook, CT
Head to Main Street Old Saybrook for this annual winter tradition in which chefs compete for "best chili" and you, the voting public, get to taste their outstanding recipes and vote for your favorite! From "Chili-Chili-Bang-Bang" to "Sargent Peppers" you'll find a variety of flavors sure to please.
Time: Noon-3 p.m.
Admission: Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at ballot stations along Main Street.

Hat City on Tap - Danbury, CT

Mar 25, 2017 - Mar 25, 2017 1 Independence Way Danbury, CT
This three hour premium event will showcase over 100 releases from some of America’s best craft breweries. Attendees will receive an unlimited sampling of beers, in an atmosphere filled with live music, delicious food available for purchase, and great vendors. Must be 21 or older to attend.
Time: 5-8 p.m.
Admission: $35; VIP, $55