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, which provides cancer-patient services. Sun., May 7, 1:30-3 p.m. and 4-5:30 p.m. Call 719/544-7171 for more.
Red, White & You!, Woodland Park Public Library, 218 E. Midland Ave. $20. Attend the 10th annual Gold Hill Liquor charity wine tasting to benefit the Community Partnership Family Resource Center. Fri., May 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call 719/686-0705 for more.
Grilling Season Opener Class, Barbeque Mercantile, 2619 W. Colorado Ave. $35. Join Chef Allen Burton for marinated grilled spring vegetables, smoked beef brisket and more. Sat., May 13, 6-8:30 p.m. Call 578-0305 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. 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.