The WeHa Whiskey Fest returns for a second year Oct. 18 at the Town Hall Auditorium in West Hartford, with proceeds benefiting the Town That Cares Fund and Camp Courant.
The festival features more than 150 scotches, bourbons and whiskeys for tasting, along with food catered by Highland Park Market. Five local establishments - Grant's, Republic, Tisane, Wood-n-Tap, and McLadden's - will compete in a restaurant battle, and the Tobacco Shop of Hartford will be rolling cigars on site.
Tickets are $89.99 in advance and $109.99 at the door. They're available online at wehawhiskey.com or at Maximum Beverage, at 333 N. Main St. in West Hartford. Information: 860-761-2541.