Food Events

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Culinary Events

Saturdays

Erie Street Market
Toledo Farmers Market
One of the area’s largest, year-round market features everything from artisan pastries, fresh veggies, ice cream and seasonal fruits. Before you buy, know what’s in season and ask if the vendor grows their own produce. 8am-2pm. Toledo Farmers Market, 525 Market St. 419-255-6765. toledofarmersmarket.com

Sundays

Brunch at Brandywine
Brandywine Country Club
Every Sunday Brandywine’s brunch buffet offers hand-carved prime rib, a create-your-own crepe and pancake station, Bloody Mary bar and other popular brunch entrees. $6.99 ages 6-12. $16.95 adult. 10am-2pm. 6904 Salisbury Rd., Maumee. 419-865-2393. facebook.com/brandywinecc

Tuesday, 11.12

Baking & Making with Essential Oils
In Bloom
Stop by for a live cooking demonstration that makes use of edible, culinary essential oils. 6:30-8:30pm. In Bloom Flowers & Gifts, 126 W. Wayne St., Maumee. facebook.com/inbloomflowersmaumee Free

Thursday, 11.7

Fresh Pasta Cooking Class
Foodology
Learn to make ravioli alfredo, angel hair pesto, feta fettuccine, panzanella and tiramisu at this family-friendly class. $50.5:30-8pm.2059 W. Laskey Rd. foodologytoledo.com

Thursday, 11.14

Chef’s Dinner
Brim House
This month’s theme, Medieval Times, brings together the flavors of the Middle Ages, with an eight course dinner expertly paired with a vintage wine. $85 all-inclusive. 6:30-8:30pm. 444 N. Summit St. 419- 243-7664. brimhousetol.com

Saturday, 11.16

Taste the State: Coffee & Pie
Schultz-Holmes Library
This special tasting event at the Blissfield Library will feature a variety of pies baked by Peg Whiting of Peg’s Pies and coffee from Steam Inn Coffee Room. Register in advance for a seat. 10am-noon. 407 S. Lane St., Blissfield. 517-486-2858. blissfieldlibrary.org Free

Harry Potter Tea
Clara J’s Tea Room
Wizards unite for a fun Harry Potter-inspirited tea service. Enjoy butter beer, and various treats straight from the world of Hogwarts. Reservations required, seating is limited. $25. 11am-1pm. 219 W. Wayne St., Maumee.
419-897-0219. facebook.com/clarjstearoom

Tastings

Sundays

Sunday Wine Tastings
Basil Pizza & Wine Bar
Reserve your seat at this weekly wine tasting, highlighting some of the best vintages from around the globe. From hearty reds bursting with flavor to crisp and cold whites, singing with life, weekly tastings are paired with cheese, bread and fruit. $35. 5-8pm. 3145 Hollister, Perrysburg. 419-873-6218. basilpizzaandwinebar.com

Wednesdays

Wine Tastings at the Market
Sofo’s Italian Market
Purchase a wine card and receive six wine samples and an additional 10% off your entire purchase. Cards are good any Wednesday during tasting hours. $10. 5-7pm. 5400 Monroe St. 419-882-8555. shopsofos.com

Thursdays

$5 Martinis
Bottle Shop at Mancy’s Italian
Stop in for a classic martini or one of Mancy’s signature selections for $5 martini Thursdays during happy hour.
3-6pm. 5453 Monroe St.419-824-2463. facebook.com/bottleshopmig

Friday, 11.8

Regional/ Country Tour
Walt Churchill’s Market Perrysburg
Sample the signature grapes of six different countries. Each grape has its own flavor and nose. Find a new holiday season wine today. Prices vary. 3:30-6:3pm. 26625 Dixie Hwy., Perrysburg. 419-872-6900. waltchurchillsmarket.com

Sunday, 11.10

Holiday Wine Fest
Evans Street Station
The annual festival of wine, food, music and community hosted by Evans Street Station features a wine tasting paired with tasty hors d-oeuvres, live music and a silent auction. Find a new favorite wine, take home a gift and have fun. Proceeds benefit the Historic Tecumseh Carnegie Library building.
$50. 5-8pm. 110 S. Evans St., Tecumseh, MI.
517-424-5555. evansstreetstation.com

Thursday, 11.14

Zeni Fall Wine Dinner
Ciao!
Five Italian courses will be expertly paired with selections from Zeni Italian Winery, which traces their past back to the 1870s, in Bardolino, Italy. Hear winemaking secrets from brand ambassador Todd Winters over dinner. Reservations required. $69.95. 6-9pm. 6064 Monroe St. 419-882-2234. facebook.com/ciaorestaurant

Friday, 11.15

Turkey Day Tasting
Walt Churchill’s Market Perrysburg
Sample a variety of hearty reds and sparkling whites that will pair perfect with a big holiday dinner. Prices vary. 4:30-7:30pm. 26625 Dixie Hwy., Perrysburg. 419-872-6900. waltchurchillsmarket.com

Monday, 11.18

Mediterranian Wine Dinner
Souk Mediterranian Kitchen and Bar
Chef Moussa Salloukh is ready to take customers on a whirlwind tour of the wines of the Mediterranian sea during the restaurant’s first-ever wine dinner. Enjoy regional wines paired with a five-course meal. Reservations required. $75 plus tax and tip. 6-9:30pm. 139 S. Huron. 567-777-7685. soukkitchenbar.com