FRIDAY, AUG. 22
SECOND ANNUAL ‘SUMMER SHINE.’ 5 p.m. Onyx Spirits Company teams up with gastro-pub Barley Vine. Onyx Moonshine cocktails and infusions. Cocktails created by renowned mixologist Khalid Williams. Caribbean food specials such as Jamaican beef patties, jerk chicken, rice with gungo peas, and Latin rice and beans with roasted pork. Live music. Open to the public. No admission charge. Barley Vine, 182 Main st., Bristol. BarleyVineCt.com, OnyxMoonshine.com
SUNDAY, AUG. 24
BRISTOL RETIRED POLICE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS’ ASSOCIATION BENEFIT BREAKFAST. 8 to 11 a.m. Scrambled eggs, bacon, home, fries, pancakes and coffee or tea. Prepared by the Korean War Veterans Memorial Committee. American Legion Hall, 22 Hooker Ct., Bristol. $6 for adults. $3, children under 10. Under 3, no charge.
TUESDAY, AUG. 26
CHAMBER PIZZAFEST. Sponsored by Southington Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Group. 5 to 8:30 p.m. North Ridge Country Club, former PineValley, 300 Welch Rd., Southington. Tickets available at the chamber office at One Factory Square, Southington. $10 ($13 at the door) for adults and $5 ($8 at the door) for children under 8.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 13
FLAVOR’D FOOD FEST. 2 to 8:30 p.m. Held by Bristol Rising. Restaurants, food, drink, food programming, live music. Riverside Avenue Extension and parts of Depot Square, Bristol.