Christmas food festival
What: The Eastern Christian Churches Womens Association of Sacramento is sponsoring the 25th annual Christmas Around the World Festival, which features baked goods and foods from Armenia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Greece, the Middle East, Russia, Slovakia and Ukraine.
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Greek Hellenic Center, 614 Alhambra Blvd.
Cost: Free admission
Information: (916) 456-9794
Refine your wine-tasting
What: The Calaveras Winegrape Alliance teaches blind and deductive tasting.
When: 5:30-7 p.m. Nov. 14
Where: Mark Twain Ballroom, Murphys Historic Hotel, 457 Main St., Murphys
Information: (209) 728-9467; calaveraswines.org
29th Annual Chefs Holidays
What: Yosemites Ahwahnee Hotels series.
When: Jan. 12-Feb. 6
Where: Ahwahnee Dining Room, Yosemite National Park
Cost: Room/event packages start at $332 per person; individual tickets for the gala dinner, $199
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