WINSTED — Each year, the Friends of Main Street presents events intended to support the business community and bring together residents, including an Earth Day cleanup, a summer concert series, a Halloween window painting contest, Shop Small and A Winsted Christmas.
In February, FOMS offers Bubbles & Truffles, a tasting event at the Crystal Peak event facility, where guests are able to sample and purchase a wide variety of food, wine and spirits in a festive atmosphere.
This year’s Bubbles & Truffles is set for 5:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 7. Crystal Peak is located at 164 Torrington Road. The snow date is 4-7 p.m. Feb. 8.
The 2020 event’s participants will include Little Red Barn Brewers, Norbrook Farm Brewery, Litchfield Distillery, Slocum & Sons, BrescomeBarton Inc., Highland Imports, Opici Wine Imports, Hartley & Parker, and a variety of beer, liquor, and wine options to sample.
Chocolatiers for the event will be Six Spoons Chocolatier, the Litchfield Candy Co. and Fascia’s Chocolates. Music will be provided by Welcome Entertainment. Food from Noujaim’s Mediterranean Bistro, Rowley Grill & Tap, Crystal Peak and Friends of Main Street also will be available.
Silent and teacup auctions and a 50/50 raffle also will be held during the evening.
Tickets are $35 per person and available for purchase at www.fomswinsted.org, and the organization’s event page on Facebook. Those who purchase tickets online will receive an etched wine glass.
A portion of every ticket sold will be contributed to a Winchester tourism initiative. Tickets can also be purchased at Ledgebrook Spirit Shop, through members of the FOMS board of directors, event committee members, or at the event. Visit www.formswinsted.org for more information.