Potluck: Food events around Sacramento

Christmas food festival

What: The Eastern Christian Churches Women’s 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.


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

Cost: $15-$20

Information: (209) 728-9467;

29th Annual Chefs’ Holidays

What: Yosemite’s Ahwahnee Hotel’s 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

Information: (801) 559-4884; www.Yosemite