Potluck: Chili cookoff, Harvest Festival, more


What: An adults-only benefit featuring a chili cookoff between DeVere’s Irish Pub, Broderick's Restaurant and Bar and Brew it Up, emceed by comedian Jack Gallagher.

When: 6 p.m. Friday

Where: Holy Cross Academy, 800 Todhunter Ave., West Sacramento

Cost: $10


Sacramento Harvest Festival

What: Specialty food purveyors will be sampling and selling olive oils, candies, jams, dips, fudge, marinades, soup, jerky, olive oils and the like.

When : 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday

Where: Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Drive, Sacramento

Cost: $4-$7, kids 12 and under, free

Information: (800) 346-1212;

Holiday Tasting Fair

What: Sample holiday favorites, artisan cheese, locally baked breads and turkey.

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; turkey sampling 1-4 p.m.

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

Cost: Free

Information:; (916) 868-6399