Potluck: Holiday-themed events

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;

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:, (916) 808-3942