FRIDAY, DEC. 4
FIFTH ANNUAL WINTER WINE GALA. Presented by the Young Professionals for United Way. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Over 70 wines, beers, liquors, hors d’oeuvres, pasta stations, desserts, and coffee. Raffles. Proceeds benefit the United Way of West Central Connecticut and a portion to support Kyla’s Kids Fund, an organization that was formed after a domestic violence tragedy left three children without parents. Chippanee Country Club, 6 Marsh Rd., Bristol. (860) 801-0775. eventbrite.com/e/5th-annual-winter-wine-gala-tickets-1884162810
SATURDAY, DEC. 5
CHRISTIAN NON-ALCOHOLIC WINE TASTING. Sponsored by BeyondLife ministries. 5 p.m. Proceeds benefit the poor. Jensens Activity Clubhouse, 250 Redstone St., Southington. Tickets can be bought at Miracle Hair Salon, 26 Bristol St., Southington.
SUNDAY, DEC. 6
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA. Held by the Plainville Fire Co. 7 a.m. to noon. Full family breakfast. Open to all ages. Meet and greet with Santa in his Winter Wonderland. Plainville Fire Headquarters, 77 West Main St., Plainville. $8 for adults. $5 for children 6 to 12. 5 and under eat for free.
THURSDAY, DEC. 10
ANNUAL HOLIDAY TEA. 1:15 p.m. With light refreshments and music by harpist Pearl Rourke. Barney Library, 71 Main St., Farmington. Free. Register. (860) 673-6791.
BRISTOL ELKS FAMILY NIGHT DINNER. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Holiday buffet. Bristol Elks Club, 126 South St., Bristol. $8 per person. All inclusive.
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.