Historical society hosting Savor CT

Eric Lehman and Amy Nawrocki, authors of ‘History of Connecticut Foods’ will be at the Savor CT 2013 Saturday at the Naugatuck Historical Society Museum. –CONTRIBUTED

Eric Lehman and Amy Nawrocki, authors of ‘History of Connecticut Foods’ will be at the Savor CT 2013 Saturday at the Naugatuck Historical Society Museum. –CONTRIBUTED


NAUGATUCK — Savor CT 2013, a Connecticut-only tasting and presentation at the Naugatuck Historical Society Museum, will be held on Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m.

Guests will be able to sample the flavors of Connecticut, including different wines, beers and food. The event includes a presentation and exhibits featuring the “History of Connecticut Foods” by authors Eric Lehman and Amy Nawrocki.

Visitors will be able to sample drinks from Cambridge House Brewery, Two Roads Brewery, Avery Soda and local wines. Food to be sampled will include items of the menus of Tequila Grill, A1Pizza, Dottie’s Diner, Santos’ Restaurant, Jesse Camille’s, Ayash-Man, Nardelli’s Grinder Shop, Newman’s Own, G’s Burgers, Fascia Chocolates and more.

The tasting will allow guests to sample the flavors of these local venues while strolling through the historic railroad station and enjoying the temporary exhibit “The Flavors of Connecticut” featuring artifacts from Avery Soda, the oldest soda company still bottling in Connecticut, Nardelli’s Grinder Shop, featured on the Travel Channel and Fascia’s Chocolates, a family owned and operated business for generations. The exhibit will also include artifacts from the Naugatuck Historical Society archives including pieces from Peter Paul, Naugatuck Creamery and Diamond Ginger Ale.

Lehman and Nawrocki will kick off the evening with a presentation on the history of Connecticut foods. They will also have copies available of “A History of Connecticut Wine: A Vineyard in Your Backyard” from their presentation last year available. The authors will be on hand during the tasting portion of the evening to answer questions or sign books.

Tickets are $15 for members, $20 for non-members, $25 at the door. Tickets are available at the Naugatuck Historical Society, 195 Water St., Mountview Plaza Wines and Liquors and the Naugatuck Tax Office or by contacting wendy.murphysnet.net. Tickets include admission to the presentation, tasting, exhibit and give-a-ways. For more information call (203) 729-9039 or email Naugatuckhistorysbcglobal.net.

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