Jun
24
Mon
CT Restaurant Association Annual Golf Classic @ Lyman Orchards Golf Club
Jun 24 all-day
CT Restaurant Association Annual Golf Classic @ Lyman Orchards Golf Club | Middlefield | Connecticut | United States

The first of The Connecticut Restaurant Association (CRA) flagship events, the annual CRA Golf Classic & Chef Dinner, is coming up on June 24. The highly anticipated event is fast approaching and will sell out. Join CRA members and trade for a fantastic day of golf and food, as well as an excellent opportunity to network with fellow restaurateurs, vendors and partners. Follow the CRA on Instagram at @ctrestaurantassoc to stay tuned for more details. Visit ctrestaurant.org for more information and sponsorship opportunities. See last year’s highlights here.

July Beverage Journal Mails
Jun 24 @ 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm
Jul
24
Wed
August Beverage Journal Mails
Jul 24 @ 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm
Jul
27
Sat
Sun Tequila Tasting @ Mohegan Sun, Earth Ballroom – Sun Patio
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Sun Tequila Tasting @ Mohegan Sun, Earth Ballroom – Sun Patio | Montville | Connecticut | United States

 

The Sun Tequila Tasting is back and takes place on the Sun Patio for the first time. Throughout the evening, guests can indulge in the unique flavors and complexities of tequila, treat their taste buds to delicious Mexican food provided by Los Mariachis On Wheels, groove to the high-energy beats of DJ D-Ave and dance to Fiesta del Norte’s incredible mariachi band. A portion of ticket proceeds will go to support the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut Young Leaders.

Aug
11
Sun
IAPSACT 3rd Annual Cricket Tournament & Summer Festival @ Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Club
Aug 11 all-day
IAPSACT 3rd Annual Cricket Tournament & Summer Festival @ Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Club | East Hartford | Connecticut | United States

The Indian American Package Store Association of Connecticut (IAPSACT) set the date for its third annual cricket tournament and fun fair for members and trade guests. The event, free for package store owners, operators and employees, will be hosted at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Club in East Hartford on Aug. 11 beginning at 9 a.m. IAPSACT was created by a group of Connecticut package store retailers with the goal of providing “a united voice,” networking, social engagement, advocacy and resource sharing for package store owners of Indian descent, who make up an estimated 60% of the 1,200 permittees in the state. The networking and fundraising event offers a day of friendly matches and a showcase of beer, spirits and ready-to-drink beverages from a variety of supporting suppliers and distributors. Contact Manish Modi for information, sponsorships and sign-ups at manish.modi@iapsact.org or register at https://iapsact.org/register. See last year’s highlights here.

Connecticut Pizza & Brew Fest @ Hartford HealthCare Ampitheater
Aug 11 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Connecticut Pizza & Brew Fest brings two of the best things in life- pizza and beer – together for a taste extravaganza at the Hartford HealthCare Ampitheater in Bridgeport. Presented by Brown Roofing, guests will have the opportunity to sample beer from more than 20 local craft breweries in the event’s beer garden paired with pizza from the top Connecticut pizza trucks. More entertainment will include dough throwing contests, live music and shopping local vendors. Children under 12 months are admitted for free – no ticket necessary. Beer garden is open to 21+ only.

Aug
24
Sat
Two Roads Shore 2 The Pour Beach Run @ Short Beach Park
Aug 24 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Two Roads Shore 2 The Pour Beach Run @ Short Beach Park | Stratford | Connecticut | United States

Two Roads Brewing Company will host its Annual Shore to The Pour 3-mile Beach Race at Short Beach Park in Stratford on Aug. 24. For a $40.00 entry fee, participants will receive a Two Roads race T-shirt, a medal and two beers at the end of the race. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Audubon Connecticut, which manages Stratford Point, a 22-acre natural site that is home to a wildlife sanctuary. The money raised will be used to improve the habitat at Stratford Point for wildlife and maintain the natural beauty of the site for visitors.

ShakesBeer Festival 2024 @ American Shakespeare Theatre
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
ShakesBeer Festival 2024 @ American Shakespeare Theatre | Stratford | Connecticut | United States

The ShakesBeer Festival is back for its ninth year, bringing craft beer and brewers to the grounds of the historic American Shakespeare Theater overlooking Long Island Sound. Tastes from more than 50 local craft breweries will be on tap. Entertainment will include live music, along with games and activities. Guests will also be able to purchase eats from local food trucks. A portion of event proceeds will be donated to athletic scholarships for Stratford students. Event is 21+. See last year’s highlights here.

 

Sep
7
Sat
Brass City Brew & ‘Que @ Library Park
Sep 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Brass City Brew & 'Que @ Library Park | Waterbury | Connecticut | United States

The Brass City Brew & ‘Que festival will return for its 18th year to Library Park in Waterbury on Sept. 7 offering tastes of more than 200 varieties of craft and specialty brews. Guests can pair beverage selections with barbecue from local foodtrucks Alltown Fresh, Texas Roadhouse, Wild Bill’s BBQ and more to be announced. Sponsored by Blasius Cadillac, entertainment will include the Amateur Pit Master Competition, cornhole and other lawn games in the Game Zone and live music by the Rob Glassman Band and other classic rock acts.

Sep
9
Mon
Brescome Barton/Worldwide Wines 12th Annual MC-LEF Charity Golf Outing @ New Haven Country Club
Sep 9 all-day
Brescome Barton/Worldwide Wines 12th Annual MC-LEF Charity Golf Outing @ New Haven Country Club | Hamden | Connecticut | United States

Brescome Barton and Worldwide Wines will be hosting its 12th Annual Charity Golf Outing in support of the Marine Corps Law Enforcement Foundation (MC-LEF) on Sept. 9 at the New Haven Country Club in Hamden. MC-LEF provides educational assistance to the children of fallen United States Marines and Federal Law Enforcement personnel. MC-LEF currently establishes a $35,000 educational account for every child who loses a parent serving on active duty in the United States Marine Corps, Navy Corpsman or as a Federal Law Enforcement Agent. Since its founding in 1995, MC-LEF has awarded over $92 million in educational accounts and other humanitarian assistance to over 5,900 recipients. This annual event offers a fun-filled day with colleagues.  Registration is first-come, first-served and will be capped at 108 players this year. Reserve spots and sponsorships by emailing Mia Ginter at mginter@brescomebarton.com. Sign up directly at givedirect.org/mc-lef/brescome-barton-golf-tournament/

See 2023 highlights here.