CONNECTICUT GARLIC AND HARVEST FESTIVAL. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cooking demos. Food talks. Lessons. Buy farm-fresh garlic. Bethlehem Fairgrounds, Route 61, Bethlehem. $7, adults. Under 12, $1. GarlicFest.com.
SUNDAY, OCT. 12
COMMUNION BREAKFAST. Held by the Plainville Knights of Columbus. All members and Catholic men are invited to gather for mass at 8:30 a.m. and then partake in a full breakfast together at the OLM monthly breakfast at the Parish Center, 19 South Canal St., Plainville. Cost is $4 per person.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 15
COMMUNITY SOUP NITE. Held by Southington Bread for Life. 4:30 to 7 p.m. Soup, breads, desserts provided by local restaurants. Entertainment, raffle. Admission is non-perishable food item and $8 per person. $25 per family (two adults and their children). Tickets at the door. www.SouthingtonBreadforLife.org
FRIDAY, OCT. 24
WINE TASTING AND DANCING FEATURING EIGHT TO THE BAR. 7 to 8:15 p.m., wine and ale tastings, networking, appetizers, and carousel rides. 8:30 to 11:30 p.m., music, wine and ale for sale by glass. Hosted by Team New Horizons, an official charity of the Northeast Utilities Hartford Marathon. Funds raised will be applied to purchase an ultrasound device used to prevent more invasive procedures. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol.