Knife skills class
Basic knife skills are at the heart of cooking. Learn how to slice, dice, mince and much more in this class with Dionisio Esperas. Bring a paring knife and a chef's knife for this hands-on class.
When: 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. April 1
Where: Sacramento Natural Foods Co-Op, 1900 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento
Cost: $45, $35 for Co-Op members.
Information: (916) 455-2667, www.sacfoodcoop.com.
1000 Vegan Cupcakes
If you want some tasty cupcakes minus the guilt, 12 local bakeries will be showing off their finest gluten-free and sugar-free cupcakes at "1000 Vegan Cupcakes for Charity 2013." The event includes music and door prizes.
When: 2 to 5 p.m. April 6
Where: Embassy Suites Hotel, 100 Capitol Mall, Sacramento
Cost: Cupcakes available for various prices.
Information: (916) 704-1868, sacveganchallenge.com
Steiner Road wineries celebration
Celebrate spring and sample wines and food in this free event featuring nine wineries on Steiner Road in Plymouth. Participants include Amador Foothill, Renwood and Shenandoah Vineyards.
When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 27
Where: Various Steiner Road wineries, Plymouth
Information: (209) 245-4455, www.facebook.com/ StartOnSteiner
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