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2018 CONNECTICUT: NOVEMBER 2018
November 22, 2018
There are so many events on today they are to numerous to list.
November 4-5, 2017 - 4th Annual Quince Festival
White Silo Farm & Winery. Food, Wine, Tours, Live Music.
November 5, 2017 - Touch-A-Truck & 10th Annual Chili Cook Off
Get hands-on with some cool, larger-than-life vehicles during Touch-A-Truck. Find out how these trucks work, what purposes they serve, and climb inside a few. Also sample some of the finest chili from area competitors at the Annual Stamford Charity Chili Cookoff. The Cookoff supports the Stamford Museum & Nature Center and the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County.
November 5, 2017 The Great Mac & Chili Challenge
11:00am to 3:00pm. Sherwood Island State Park. Enjoy unlimited sampling of 20 different chili's and mac 'n cheese entries from great local restaurants. Your vote will determines the best in four categories: Beef Chili, Creative Chili and Classic Mac 'n Cheese and Creative Mac!. Tickets are just $15 adults, $5 kids (6-12) can be bought online or at the door (cash or credit).
November 6-12, 2017 - Mystic Restaurant Week - Mystic, Connecticut
Specialty Pricing at Participating Mystic Area Restaurants! We have just begun planning Mystic Restaurant Week.
November 10-19, 2017 Greater Norwich Area Restaurant Week
Greater Norwich Area, Connecticut
Restaurants throughout the Greater Norwich area will be participating in the inaugural restaurant weeks taking place this Spring on March 24-April 2 and this Fall on November 10- 19, 2017.
November 11, 2017 Hempsted Thanksgiving - New London, Connecticut
Talk with our cook about colonial foods & cooking techniques as she prepares a harvest meal over an open hearth. Watch members of our Hempsted Youth Group make cider & play historic games on the lawn. Light refreshments. Sponsored by the Chester Kitchings Family Foundation.
November 11, 2017 Tastes of the Seasons - Middlefield, Connecticut
Get ready for the holiday season by previewing ideal meal and cooking ideas, demonstrated by the Apple Barrel staff. Enjoy cooking demos and free tastings of holiday dishes, sides and appetizers all day, beginning at 11am.
November 13, 2017 - Hartford Taste of the Nation - Simsbury, Connecticut
Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation is the nation's premier culinary benefit, featuring top chefs and mixologists -- all of whom are coming together to donate their time, talent and passion to end childhood hunger in America.
November 16, 2017 5th Annual Beer Tasting Fundraiser - New Haven, Connecticut
Junior League of Greater New Haven.
November 18, 2017 FEAST: A Native Thanksgiving - Marshantucket, Connecticut
Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center. Please join us for FEAST, a very special Native Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner. Chef Sherry prepares and features traditional Native fare with a modern twist. The buffet features locally sourced, made by Chef Sherry, delicious items including breads, soups, salads, sides, entrees and desserts.
November 24-December 10, 2017 Wood Gingerbread Festival
South Windsor, Connecticut
New England's biggest display of sweet and spicy Gingerbread Houses is returning to South Windsor's Wood Memorial Library and Museum again this year. A holiday favorite, the show opens Thanksgiving weekend. Experience the magic as you enter Wood's "winter wonderland" of dozens of Gingerbread Houses in all shapes and sizes - made by you! We welcome everyone of all levels to enter their masterpieces, whether you are young or old, professional or just beginning! If you'd like to enter your own Gingerbread masterpiece in the show, we welcome all skill levels - there is no entry fee. Professional bakers: we welcome your entries to help publicize your store and bakery. Children and families, school and church groups encouraged. (also: www.woodgingerbread.org/ )
November 25, 2017 Norwich Winterfest Parade - Norwich, Connecticut
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM. Parade Parade steps off from Chelsea Parade at 1:30 pm and proceeds south on Broadway, left on Broad Street, right on McKinley Avenue, down Franklin Street to Franklin Square, right on Main Street, right on Broadway ending at City Hall.
November 26, 2017 Talk, Tour, and Honey Tasting - Weston, Connecticut
Red Bee Apiary. Visit a working apiary and experience honey at its source.
November 26, 2016 Mystic Tree Lighting & Lighted Holiday Boat Parade
An annual Mystic tradition. Santa and company light the downtown Mystic tree and then standby to watch the spectacular boat parade down the Mystic River.
November 20, 2015 - 11th Not So Snooty Beer, Wine & Cheese Tasting
Windsor Locks, Connecticut
New England Air Museum. Support the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp and local craft beer by helping us spread the word, and you could win tickets in the process! Just post the following to your FaceBook and/or Twitter feeds and then post a comment here and let us know when you're done!
November 27, 2015 Holiday Santa Parade & Tree Lighting
Start the holiday season off with friends and neighbors on Main Street in Willimantic.
November 23, 2014 Holidays Around the World Tea and 'Just Desserts'
Holidays Around the World Tea and “Just Desserts” A fundraiser to benefit the Windham Textile and History Museum’s programs will be held on Sunday, November 23, 2014, from 4 to 6 pm, at the Museum. Desserts from many countries will be served at beautifully decorated tables representing holidays in other countries. Included will be the Netherlands, Canada, Italy and more. This event honors the ethnic diversity of the twenty-six nationalities that worked in the mills of eastern Connecticut. Cost is $12 per person in advance; $15 at the door. Reservations are requested. Limited seating may be available at the door. For reservations call 860-456-2178 or send an email to: [email protected] Reserve a specific table in advance, or take pot luck at the door.
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