Craft Beer & Cocktail Tasting in Newington

Mill Pond Park 123 Garfield St, Newington

Join us on Friday, July 19th at Mill Pond Park for a thirst quenching evening of tasting great local craft beer accompanied by a live performance from 'Shaded Soul'! We will be joined by some of New England's favorite craft breweries. CRAFT BEER & COCKTAIL TICKETS WILL BE VALID FOR TASTING FROM 6:00 - 8:00 PM but the fun does not stop then. Our beer garden will be open from 8:00 - 10:00 PM where beer and wine can be purchased. Not to mention, there will be plenty of delicious food trucks throughout the night to satisfy all of your cravings! For more information  

$25 – $40

Drinking with the Ecosystem: Cocktails, Oysters, Seafood: Providence

Industrious Spirits Company 1 Sims Ave #103, Providence, Rhode Island

The Industrious Spirit Company  and Eating with the Ecosystem is  excited to invite you to “Drinking with the Ecosystem”, a fun and delicious event filled with cocktails, oysters, and sea snacks to benefit our non-profit, Eating with the Ecosystem! For $30, your ticket includes: A signature cocktail crafted by the talented mixologists at Industrious Spirits Company (ISCO) Oyster samples from the renowned Matunuck Oyster Bar, showcasing the best local varieties A delectable cooked seafood small dish by Quonnie Fish Cooperative For more information

$30

Rum Tasting with Anthony Caporale at The Granite Theater in Westerly

Granite Theater 1 Granite Street, Westgerly, Rhode Island

Join Anthony Caporale, internationally-renowned spirits expert and producer of the hit New York musical "The Imbible: Rum and Pirates," for an evening of rumhistory, science, and of course tastings!  Follow this maritime spirit from its origins in Persia, through the pivotal role it played in forging colonial empires on both sides of the Atlantic by powering the infamous Triangular Trade, to its current status as the second-most popular spirit in the world.  We'll sample three styles of rums and explore the differences in how they're made as well as how they taste.  Whether you're already a rum fan or if you'd like to become one, you won't want to miss this captivating cane spirits master class!  For more information

$60

RTPC Audubon: Rhythm of the River: Steel Drums: Cocktails: Auction

Lyme Art Association 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

Please join us to celebrate the Rhythm of the River and our Center’s mission! Revel in the rhythmic sounds of steel drums along the Lieutenant River. This fun, whimsical event with special feathered guests, is tented on the Lawn. Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and a live and silent auction will be available. Our annual benefit supports the science-based environmental education, research, and advocacy programs of the Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center. To purchase tickets please click the link below. PURCHASE TICKETS

$150

Dusty Booze: In Search of Vintage Spirits | Illustrated Talk and Tasting

Mill Hill Historic Park 2 East Wall Street, Norwalk

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, in collaboration with the Norwalk Historical Society, presents award-winning author Aaron Goldfarb for an illustrated talk and book signing titled, Dusty Booze: In Search of Vintage Spirits. Spirits tasting and a signature cocktail will be offered following the presentation courtesy of SoNo 1420 America’s Maritime Distillery, South Norwalk, CT. Mr. Goldfarb’s book, published by Abrams Books, will be available for purchase at the event through Diane’s Books, Greenwich, CT. From secluded NY cellars to Hollywood vaults this journey in search of vintage spirits will captivate our lecture goers as it taps into a secret world of collecting hidden-away and, at times, priceless liquor filled with history and mystery. —Kathy Olsen, LMMM Lecture Chair For more information

$35 – $45