Vineyard in the Village Grape Stomp, Dinner and Wine Tasting, Norris Penrose Event Center, 1045 W. Rio Grande St. $75. Enjoy food, music and more to benefit Cheyenne Village nonprofit. Thurs., April 27, 5:30-9 p.m. Call 592-0200 for more.
Ruth Washburn Cooperative Nursery School's 2nd Annual Wine Tasting, Smokebrush Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave. $25-$30. Proceeds from "A Brave New World" tasting to benefit this nonprofit school. Sat., April 29, 6:30-9 p.m. Call 636-3084 for more information.
Sencha Literary Dinner Theater Series, 331 S. Nevada Ave. $65. Featuring E.B. White's Charlotte's Web five-course meal with wine pairings. Sun., April 30, 6 p.m. Call 632-8287 to make a reservation.
Experience Wine Tastings, Mimi's Caf, 7133 N. Academy Blvd. $45-$80. "Wines of Napa Valley" on Sun., April 30, 5:30-8 p.m. Call 282-8688 for more.
Wild Oats Thrill of the Grill Event, 3180 New Center Point. $10 per plate. Dine on organic foods and enjoy live music to benefit Habitat for Humanity. Fri., May 5, 5-8 p.m. Call 622-1099 for more information.
Cachet Basket Open House, 7505 Tudor Rd. Sample products, taste wine, enjoy live music and shopping. Fri., May 5, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 593-9458 for more.
Master Food Safety and Preservation Adviser Training, CSU Cooperative Extension Office, 305 S. Union Blvd. $45 with 35 hour volunteer commitment. Offering classes May 5, 12, 19 and June 2, 9, 16, and 23. All classes begin at 9 a.m. Call 636-8920 or visit coopext.colostate.edu for more.
Gourmet Sampler, Pueblo Union Depot, 132 W. B St., Pueblo. $20. Sample food and beverages from Pueblo's finest restaurants to benefit the Orchard of Hope Foundation, who provides cancer-patient services. Sun., May 7, 1:30-3:00 p.m. and 4-5:30 p.m. Call 719/544-7171 for more.
Manitou Springs Midweek Market Festival, Soda Springs Park, 1016 Manitou Ave. Featuring farmer's market, live music, cinema, beer garden and more. June 7 through August 30, Wed., 4-8 p.m. Call 685-9741 for more.
Margarita at Pine Creek Events, 7350 Pine Creek Road. Featuring a six-course dinner with David Phinny from Orin Swift Cellars. Thurs., June 8, 6:30 p.m. $75. Southern French dinner and wine tasting, Wed., June 14, 6:30 p.m. $55. Five-course IRC dinner, Tues., July 11, 6:30 p.m. $50. Call 598-8667 to make a reservation.
Dinner with the Palmers, Evergreen Cemetery Chapel, 1003 S. Hancock Ave. $75-$130. Attend a Victorian style banquet and tour the cemetery in a horse-drawn carriage to support chapel restoration. Fri., June 30, 5:30 p.m. Call 630-7328 or visit evergreencemeterysociety.netfirms.com for more.
26th Street Farmer's Market, 2601 W. Vermijo Ave. Running June 24 through September 23, Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 635-0944 for more.
2006 Craft Lager Festival, Soda Springs Park, 1016 Manitou Ave. $20. Attend a tasting with live music, awards presentations and more. Sat., Aug. 12, noon to 6 p.m. Call 633-2555, ext. 15 for more.
The Warehouse Restaurant Wine Dinners, 25 W. Cimarron St., call 475-8880 to RSVP. $50 per person. Saturdays at 7 p.m. Dinners include five courses and five wines. Southwest on May 20; Asian Fusion on June 17; Traditional American on July 15; Italy on Aug. 19; Pacific Northwest on Sept. 16; France on Oct. 21; Germany on Nov. 18.
The Warehouse Restaurant Wine Tastings, 25 W. Cimarron St., call 475-8880 to RSVP. $25 per person. Tuesdays from 6:30-8 p.m. Tastings include six wines and appetizers. Argentina/Chile on May 2; Greece on June 6; New York State on July 11; Austria on Aug. 1; New Zealand on Sept. 5; Australia on Oct. 3; Spain/Portugal on Nov. 7; Martinis on Dec. 5.