Food & Drink

Potluck: Holiday-focused workshops

Hands-on Tamales

What: Learn to make the traditional Christmas Eve food that is a good group activity. Two types of filling will be prepared, one meat and one vegetable.

When: 2-4 p.m. Sunday; registration deadline Friday.

Where: Davis Food Co-op Teaching Kitchen, 537 G St., Davis

Cost: $27-$30


Vintage Christmas fare

What: An outdoor 1940s vintage Christmas village will feature entertainment, activities and free food, including chestnuts roasting over an open fire, baked goods, fruit stand and candy shop.

When: 5-8:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays through Dec. 21

Where: Bridgeway Christian Church, 3735 Placer Corp. Drive, Roseville

Cost: Free


Olive-curing workshop

What: Don Landis explains the Greek style of olive curing with no lye and gives the history of the olive in California.

When: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 19

Where: B.R. Cohn Winery, 15000 Sonoma Highway 12, Glen Ellen

Cost: $15-$20

Information and reservations: (800) 330-4064 ext. 124;;