Potluck: Learn how the family can eat in a healthful way

Nutrition education

What: Learn how the entire family can eat in a healthful way in an event at the library, sponsored by Healthy Habits Alliance.

When: 4-5 p.m. Thursday

Where: Franklin Community Library, 10055 Franklin High Road, Elk Grove

Cost: Free


(916) 264-2920

Mountain Mandarin Festival

What: Placer County celebrates for the 20th year the intensely flavored mandarin orange with a festival that includes samples of the new crop and a recipe contest.

When: Nov. 22-24

Where: Gold Country Fairgrounds, 1273 High St., Auburn

Cost: $3-$7, children under 12 free

Information:, (916) 663-1918

Planning the holiday menu

What: Classes will provide instruction on holiday wines and the essentials of preparing turkey. Participants sample the prepared foods.

When: 6-7:15 p.m Friday (Holiday Wines) and Tuesday (Turkey Essentials)

Where: Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op, 1900 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento

Cost: $18-$22

Information:; (916) 868-6399