Cooking class for kids
Geared for ages 9 through 15, this hands-on cooking class for kids will teach recipes for old-fashioned sugar cookies and chocolate-peppermint bark cookies. Vanilla bean ice cream and organic candy canes will be given as treats.
When: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: 1900 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento
Information: (916) 455-2667, www.sacfoodcoop.com
In honor of National Oatmeal Month yes, such a thing exists the Valley Hi-North Laguna branch of the Sacramento Public Library is hosting a free oatmeal festival for children. Activities include eating oatmeal cookies, making modeling compound (like Play-Doh) out of oatmeal and educational activities.
When: 4 p.m. Jan 17
Where: 7400 Imagination Parkway, Sacramento.
Information: (916) 264-2920, www.saclibrary.org.
Sample beers from San Diego's Stone Cold Brewery along with a five-course dinner at Ten22 in Old Sacramento. Dishes include roasted beet soup with Ruination IPA, and cheddar-baked gold potatoes with smoked porter.
When: 6:30 p.m. Jan. 25
Where:1022 Second St., Sacramento
Cost: $59 per person
Information: (916) 441-2211, www.Ten22oldsac.com.