SATURDAY, FEB. 6
THE BRISTOL CHOCOLATE EXPO. 12 to 4 p.m. Includes a “Take A Cake” decorating contest. Amazing Magical Paul and Gary The Magic Guy. Showstopper Entertainment’s Photo Booth. Lock City Comic Com, meet Pikachu and friends. Chocolate Whoopi Pies, chocolate pops, and chocolate dipped candies. Coffee, cookies, cupcakes. Bristol DoubleTree Hilton Hotel, 42 Century Dr., Bristol. TheBristolChocolateExpo.com, (860) 597-4835.
THURSDAY, FEB. 11
TEA TASTING WITH THE CULTEAVO SHOP OF UNIONVILLE. 7 p.m. Focus is on food pairings. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. Free. Open to the public. Register. (860) 673-6791. FarmingtonLibraries.org.
THIRD ANNUAL CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL. 6 to 9 p.m. In partnership with The Good Life Wine and Spirits. Celebrates local Connecticut breweries and beer paired with food, music, and regional history. Breweries participating include Cottrell Brewing Co., Safe Harbor, Black Hog Brewery, Pies and Pints, Charter Oak Brewing, Thimble Island, Shebeen Brewing, and Brass Works Company. Specialty cocktail from Highland Brass Co. $35 in advance. $40 at the door. Mattatuck Museum,144 West Main St., Waterbury. MattatuckMuseum.org
AMERICAN LEGION POST 2 LUNCHEON. Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. American Legion Post 2, 22 Hooker Court, Bristol. Prices vary depending on order placed. Take out call ahead orders available by calling in advance. Supports American Legion and programs. (860) 589-0088.