Amilinda: Special dinner with authors Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg, Nov. 10. $ 130 per person. The dinner has two seatings: 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. The five-course meal includes wine pairings and one copy of the new “Kitchen Creativity” book. Chefs from Goodkind, Buckley’s, Amilinda and Dandan are among those cooking the meal based on five flavors. 215 E. Wisconsin Ave. (414) 369-3683; amilinda.com/5flavors/
Apple Holler: Open year-round for farm tours, seasonal family activities, with a variety of Wisconsin products available for purchase. 5006 S. Sylvania Ave., Sturtevant, (262) 884-7100; www.appleholler.com
Bartolotta Restaurants: Pricing is per person, plus tax and gratuity, unless stated otherwise. www.bartolottas.com
Bacchus, 925 E. Wells St. Reservations: (414) 765-1166.
- Silver Oak Wine & Cookbook Dinner. Nov. 17. $ 155 with a cookbook; $ 125 without a book.
- Fontanafredda Historic Vintages Barolo Dinner. Dec. 1. $ 135.
Joey Gerard’s Supper Club, 5601 Broad St., Greendale. Reservations: (414) 858-1900.
- Brunch with Santa. Dec. 3. $ 26.95 adult; $ 14.95 child 12 and under.
Lake Park Bistro, 3133 E. Newberry Blvd. Reservations: (414) 962-6300.
- Dessert Affair. Nov. 11. $ 38, or $ 45 with champagne pairings.
Bay View Community Center: Cooking classes and workshops. Registration required. 1320 E. Oklahoma Ave. (414) 482-1000; www.bayviewcenter.org
- Formal Holiday Menu. Dec. 11.
- Victorian Holiday Bus Tour & Luncheon at Jacob Henry Mansion in Joliet, Ill. Nov. 29.
Boelter Superstore: Cooking school classes and events, instructional and hands-on. Prices vary. 4200 N. Port Washington Road. (414) 967-4333; www.boeltersuperstore.com/
- Brined Turkey and Holiday Sides. Nov. 11.
- Kids Cookie Decorating. Dec. 9.
Boerner Botanical Gardens: BREWtanical Series features beer from local breweries, 6:30-8 p.m. Each session $ 15 general public; $ 10 FBBG members. Registration recommended. You must be 21 to participate. Discover their history, process, and taste the beers. Whitnall Park, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners. Information: (414) 525-5653; www.boernerbotanicalgardens.org
- MobCraft Brewing. Nov. 16.
- Explorium Brewpub. Dec. 14.
- Bavarian Bierhaus. Jan. 11.
- Sweet Mullets Brewing. Feb. 22.
- Raised Grain Brewing. March 8.
Braise Culinary School: Single session, private and full semester classes are held at Braise Restaurant, 1101 S. 2nd St. Registration: (414) 212-8843, or email [email protected]
- Bouillabaissee. Nov. 29.
- Date Night Italian. Dec. 1.
- Dim Sum Favorites. Dec. 5.
Cooking with Class: Food demonstration classes by Staci Joers. Information: (262) 681-2908; complete schedule, including other locations, at www.cookingwithclass.us
Village of Caledonia: Classes meet 6:30-9 p.m. St. Michael’s Church, 4701 Erie St., Racine. (262) 681-2908.
- Mad Men Retro NYE Party Menu. Dec. 7.
Franklin Community Education & Recreation: 6:30-9 p.m. Franklin High School, 8222 S. 51st St., Franklin. (414) 423-4646.
- Mad Men Retro NYE Party Menu. Dec. 6.
Greendale Park & Recreation: 6:30-9 p.m. Greendale High School, 6801 Southway, Greendale. (414) 423-2790.
- Make Ahead Thanksgiving Sides. Nov. 21.
New Berlin Park & Recreation: 6:30-9 p.m. Hickory Grove School, 2600 S. Sunny Slope Road, New Berlin. (262) 797-2443.
- Mad Men Retro NYE Party Menu. Dec. 4.
Pewaukee Park and Rec: 6:30-9 p.m. Wagner Park, N31-W23320 Green Road, Pewaukee, (262) 691-7275.
- Thanksgiving Leftover Creations. Nov. 27.
West Allis Park & Recreation: 6:30-9 p.m. Nathan Hale High School, 11601 W. Lincoln Ave., West Allis. (414) 604-4900.
- Mad Men Retro NYE Party Menu. Dec. 12.
Cudahy Historical Society: Annual Pie Sale features homemade, baked frozen pies, 9 a.m.-noon Nov. 18. Apple, pumpkin, mince meat, pecan, breakfast quiche and more. $ 10 each. First come, first served on day of sale, or preorder online by Nov. 11. 4647 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Cudahy. cudahyhistoricalsociety.org
Glorioso’s: Holiday Preview wine sampling event, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 16. 1011 E. Brady St. (414) 272-0540; www.gloriosos.com
Good Harvest Market: Natural food store specializing in organic, local, and gluten free foods, with wellness and nutrition classes. 2205 Silvernail Road, Pewaukee. (262) 544-9380; www.goodharvestmarket.com/classes-events/
Harley-Davidson MOTOR Bar & Restaurant: 6th Annual Black Friday Beerfest, 4-7 p.m. Nov. 24. Sample a variety of beers, IPAs to ciders, from many of the Midwest’s best craft breweries. 400 W. Canal St. (414) 287-2778; MOTORRestaurant.com
Holiday Folk Fair International: “Celebrate the Culture of Welcome” and the cultural heritage of the people living in southeastern Wisconsin, 2-10 p.m. Nov. 17; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Nov. 18; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 19. Enjoy music and dance performances, interactive exhibits of traditions and customs, an International Bazaar, and traditional cuisine prepared by local chefs. $ 10 in advance; $ 12 at the gate. General parking $ 6. State Fair Park Exposition Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis. (414) 225-6225; www.folkfair.org
Lake Geneva Baker House: Victorian Tea and Historic Home Tour, every Saturday at 2 p.m. $ 28 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Enjoy hand select teas and a selection of savory and sweet delights, in this restored Nationally Registered Historic Property. 327 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva. Reservation required: (262) 248-4700.
Lindey’s On Beulah: VFW Chili Cook-Off, 4-7 p.m. Nov. 11. An all you can eat dinner with your donation, raffles and silent auction. W1340 Beach Road, East Troy.
Mason Street Grill: Thanksgiving pre-fixe menu, 1-7 p.m. Nov. 23. $ 42.50 adult; $ 15 child. Menu features butternut squash bisque, free-range Amish farmed roast turkey, salt crusted prime rib and a selection of desserts. 425 E. Mason St. Reservations: (414) 298-3131.
Meraki Restaurant: Wine dinner event, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 15. $ 65 per person. Five courses featuring California wines. Reservation required. 939 S. 2nd St. (414) 897-7230.
Milwaukee ChopHouse: Thanksgiving Dinner, 4-9 p.m. Nov. 23. $ 45 per person, with a glass of red or white wine. Special meal highlighting local and regional cuisines. 633 N. 5th St. Reservations: (414) 226-2467.
Milwaukee Public Market: The Market offers both hands-on and demonstration classes in the second-level demonstration kitchen. Registration required. 400 N. Water St. (414) 336-1111; www.milwaukeepublicmarket.org
- Spanish Paella. Nov. 9.
- Seafood 102. Nov. 13.
- Make Ahead Thanksgiving Sides. Nov. 20.
Milwaukee West Suburban Christian Women’s Connection: Brunch, 8:30-11 a.m. Nov. 13. $ 15. Davian’s, 16300 W. Sliver Spring Drive, Menomonee Falls. Reservation requested; walk-ins welcome. Info: Lois, (262) 251-3841.
Nicolet Recreation Dept.: Classes are held at Nicolet High School, 6701 N. Jean Nicolet Road, Glendale. Prices vary for resident and nonresident. (414) 351-7566; rec.nicolet.k12.wi.us
- Thanksgiving Leftovers. Nov. 29.
Old World Wisconsin: “Holiday Breakfast” buffet in the Clausing Barn, Dec. 2-3, 9-10. Call for reservations and pricing. W372-S9727 Highway 67, Eagle, (262) 594-6301.
Pizzeria 3301 @ Villa Palermo: Public events include five-course meal of wood-fired pizzas paired with wines or beers. $ 40 per person, ages 21 and up. 3301 W. Canal St. (414) 982-6060; www.palermospizza.com/3301
Pfister Hotel: Thanksgiving Bountiful Brunch, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 23. $ 65 adult; $ 25 child. Reservation required. Enjoy a variety of appetizers, entrées, side dishes and desserts, and all the traditional Thanksgiving trimmings. 424 E. Wisconsin Ave. (414) 935-5950.
- Afternoon Tea, with seatings between 12:30 and 2 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sundays.
Polish Center of Wisconsin: Holiday Bazaar, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with Champagne Brunch, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Dec. 3. 6941 S. 68th St., Franklin. (414) 529-2140.
- Kolaczki Cooking Class, 6:30-8 p.m. Dec. 11. $ 14 PHA Member; $ 18 nonmember.
Racine Symphony Orchestra: Wine tasting benefit, with hors d’oeuvres and classical music, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 17. $ 35. On sale until Nov. 10. Uncorkt, 240 Main St., Racine. (262) 636-9285.
Ray’s Growler Gallery and Wine Bar: Tastings, seminars and special events. Prices vary. Registration required. 8930 W. North Ave., Suite G, Wauwatosa. (414) 258-9821; raysgrowlergallery.com/events/
- An Evening of Rare Single Malt Scotch and Whiskey Treats. Nov. 28.
The Spice House: Book signing of “Kitchen Creativity” by authors Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg, noon-1:30 p.m. Nov. 11. 1031 N. Old World Third St.
St. Paul’s UCC: Chili Dinner & Homemade Candy Sale, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Nov. 12. $ 7 adult; $ 4.50 child. Bottomless bowl of chili, with beverage and dessert. 495 St. Augustine Road, Colgate, (262) 628-2319; www.stpaulserin.org
TFK Cooking Show: Live cooking shows and education on how to cook and eat healthier. The Fundamental Kitchen, 295 Regency Court, Brookfield. (414) 312-8104; www.tfkcookingshows.com/
- Preschool Cooking Classes. Nov. 16 and 30.
Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts: “The Art of the Cocktail” interactive event, 2-5 p.m. Nov. 18. $ 50 per person. Participants receive two craft cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. 51 Sheboygan St., Fond du Lac. (920) 921-5410; thelmaarts.org
Uncorkt: Store and bar offers tasting opportunities, new wine, beer or accessory products, and special events. 240 Main St., Racine. (262) 632-9463; www.uncorkt.com
- Cooking: Latin Flavors. Nov. 30.
Wade House Historic Site: Hearthside Dinner, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 11. $ 55 per person. Prepare and enjoy hearth-cooked meal using recipes from 19th-century cookbooks. Reservation required. W7965 Highway 23, Greenbush. (920) 526-3271; www.wadehouse.org
Waukesha County Technical College: Hands-on noncredit cooking courses. Classes held at 327 E. Broadway, Waukesha. (262) 691-5578; www.wctc.edu/
- Easy Holiday Appetizers. Nov. 15.
Wollersheim: Winery open for tours and tastings from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, year-round. Distillery tastings daily, with guided tasting tours starting at noon on weekends. 7876 Highway 188, Prairie du Sac. (800) 847-9463; www.wollersheim.com
- Ruby Nouveau Release Day. Nov. 16.
- A Vintage Christmas. Nov. 25.
To submit calendar information, please send information about your event three weeks before the event or registration deadline; include a daytime phone number in case of questions. Mail to Food calendar, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, P.O. Box 371, Milwaukee WI 53201 or email to [email protected], with ‘Attention Food calendar’ in the subject line.