370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-1598.
6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The event, an evening of "tales and ales", will honor Fairfielders. Peter and Carleen Kunkel, for their many contributions to the community and will feature live music and a special Sun Tavern ale from Southport Brewing Company.Tavern night, which will also include costumed interpreters to add a live touch of history to the evening, encourages everyone to enjoy a celebration of this landmark tavern, which burned to the ground during the American Revolution, was rebuilt in 1780 and possibly played host to George Washington in October of 1789. The tavern was operated by Fairfielder Samuel Penfield until the early 19th century, circa 1815 and was sold in 1818 to Reverend Nathaniel Hewitt and his wife. Many downtown Fairfield restaurants to offer a 15 percent discount on dinner to our Tavern Night attendees." Tickets are $30 if purchased prior to the event and $35 at the door.