Sweet Potato Festival
What: The National Council of Negro Women Sacramento Valley Section hosts. There’s a pie contest and entertainment for the family.
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 8
Where: Samuel C. Pannell Community Center. 2450 Meadowview Road, Sacramento
Cost: Free entry
Information: (916) 491-6850
Buck mansion fundraiser
What: The main prize in Vacaville Museum Guild’s “Dinner for Eight” fundraiser will include dinner by chef Lindsey Gilpin of the Back Door Bistro and a docent-lead tour of the 1891 Queen Anne Victorian home.
When: Winner will be announced Feb. 15; dinner is 6-9:30 p.m. Feb. 22
Where: Buck Mansion, 225 Buck Ave., Vacaville
Cost: Tickets $20, on sale at the Vacaville Museum, 213 Buck Ave.
Information: (707) 447-4513
What: Learn the fundamentals of wine tasting from certified sommelier Eugenio Jardim at the San Francisco Cooking School. Six wines and a snack are included.
When: 5:30 p.m. March 21
Where: 690 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco
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