WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9
THIRD CONNFECTION EVENT. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Connecticut made food, wine, and craft beer. Pastas, sausages, artisanal breads, gourmet olive oils, smoked cheeses, specialty condiments, cookies, chocolates, cupcakes, and more. Palace Theater, 100 East Main St., Waterbury. (203) 346-2000. PalaceTheaterCT.org
SATURDAY, MARCH 12
ST. PATRICK’S DAY DINNER. 6 p.m. Corned beef, cabbage, potato, carrots, onions, Irish soda bread, dessert, beverage. Entertainment by Bristol Olde Tyme Fiddlers. Mary Our Queen Church, 248 Savage St., Southington. Tickets available after mass on March 6 and 7. (860) 276-0654. No tickets at the door. Proceeds benefit scholarship fund.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 2 LUNCHEON. Wednesdays 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.