Paint and sip
What: Learn to paint one of two Christmas images – Blue Moon Santa or Snowy Cottage and Christmas Tree – as you sip complimentary champagne cocktails. No painting experience is necessary.
When: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. or 3-7 p.m. Saturday
Where: The Painted Cork, 1624 J St., Sacramento
Cost: $30-$50, supplies provided
Bubbles! at the Co-op
What: The monthly wine-tasting event at the Davis Food Co-op focuses on sparkling varieties and will benefit the Davis Art Center.
When: 6 p.m.-midnight, Friday
Where: Co-op Conference Room and adjacent patio, 620 G St., Davis
Cost: $1 per taste
Information: (530) 758-2667; http://davisfood.coop/
Pancakes with Santa
What: Discovery Museum Science and Space Center conducts a holiday pancake breakfast with Santa as a guest.
When: 8.-9:45 a.m. Dec. 21
Where: Robotics Lab, Discovery Museum Science and Space Center, 3615 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento
Cost: $3-$5, children 1 and younger free
Information: www.thediscovery.org, (916) 808-3942
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