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Chocolate Expo Returns To Connecticut Science Center

Chocoholics, make your way to the Connecticut Science Center. The Chocolate Expo returns to Hartford Dec. 6 from 11 a.m.

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Max Restaurant Group Hosts Annual Champagne Gala

Max Restaurant Group hosts its third annual Champagne Gala Dec. 4 at Hartford's CityPlace Atrium, featuring tastings of high-end brands like Roederer, Billecart Salmon and Pol Roger paired with raw bar and passed hors d'oeuvres. Tickets are $99, plus tax and gratuity, and include a $25 donation to CCMC. The event begins at 5:30 p.m.

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Powder Hollow Brewery Hosts Dinners With Clark Farms At Bushy Hill Orchard

Powder Hollow Brewery, which just celebrated its one-year anniversary in Enfield, presents two nights of farm-to-table beer dinners with Clark Farms at Bushy Hill Orchard Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. Each night features a four-course meal prepared by the farm's chefs, paired with Powder Hollow brews.

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AIDS CT Celebrating Health, Women At Fundraiser With Nutritionist Dee McCaffrey

It will be all about ladies in the kitchen on Tuesday, Dec. 1, when AIDS CT holds a new fundraiser, "WE CAN Cook, A Culinary Celebration," at the Pond House Café in West Hartford.

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Unionville's Cure Adds Weekend Brunch

New brunch alert: Cure in Unionville is now serving the midday meal Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m to 2 p.m., starting Nov. 21.

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The Willows Hosts Homecoming Hop Fest

The Willows at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 42 Century Drive, Bristol, hosts its Homecoming Hop Fest beer festival Nov. 28 from noon to 4 p.m., with beer and food tastings.

Representatives from more than 20 participating Northeast breweries will be pouring samples of their beers; the DoubleTree will also offer samples of its cookie martini, along with complimentary snacks.

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