March Provisions - Fifth Street Public Market, 296 E. Fifth Ave. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wines of Reuilly in the Loire Valley, Ermitage di Pic St. Loup in the Languedoc region and Domaine Tempier in Provence. Free. 541-342-3612.
Ratatouille - 2729 Shadow View Drive, in Crescent Village. 6:30 p.m. French wines bursting with character. Free. 541-344-0203.
Pepperberries - 2538 Willakenzie Road. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. "Come Together for Thanksgiving," taught by Gayle Jolley. (Class will be repeated Nov. 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) Menu includes Chipotle Meatballs; Mango Pomegranate Guacamole With Plaintain Chips; Bacon-Wrapped Turkey Breast With Hazelnut Mole; Cornbread and Chorizo Stuffing; Poblano Potato Gratin; Sweet Potato Coconut Puree; Cranberry Pineapple Salsa; and Chocolate Chile Pt de Crme With Cinnamon Whipped Cream. $79. Register at 541-485-6922.
Pepperberries - 2538 Willakenzie Road. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. "Basic Sauces for Not So Basic Dishes," with Vickie Hamory, features Basic White Sauce (Pasta Granitita); Marinara (Baked Eggplant Rounds); Basic Vinaigrette; and Dessert Sauce (phyllo baskets filled with berries and ice cream, topped with warm berry sauce). $47.50. Register at 541-485-6922.
Pepperberries - 2538 Willakenzie Road. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. "My New Favorites," taught by Vickie Hamory. Menu includes Fat Cheese-Filled Tomatillo Sauced Chili Relleno; Rubbed Pork Tenderloin Tamale With Cranberry Avocado Salsa; Cumin-Limed Glazed Carrots; Creamy Natillas (warm vanilla pudding with cinnamon). $47.50. Register at 541-485-6922.
Pepperberries - 2538 Willakenzie Road. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. "Inspired Dining" with Vickie Hamory features Smoked Salmon Breakfast Casserole; Crudites With Green Goddess Dressing; Mediterranean Prosciutto Quiche Cups; Orange, Radicchio and Oregano Salad; Cha Chas (flourless chocolate cookies). $47.50. Register at 541-485-6922.
Pepperberries - 2538 Willakenzie Road. 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. "Pot Pie and Tart Suppers," taught by Lynn Bonner. Menu includes Chicken Pot Pie; Mushroom Tart; Plum Tart; and Apple Pie. $47.50. Register at 541-485-6922.
Cook's Pots & Tabletops - 2807 Oak St. 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. "The Porcini Class," taught by Chef Maurizio Paparo. Menu includes Bruschetta con Funghi Trifolati; Risotto al Funghi Porcini; and Zabaione Caldo con Cialde. $60. Register at 541-338-4339.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 17
Pepperberries - 2538 Willakenzie Road. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. "Pumpkin Party" with Amy VanDyke features Outrageously Delicious Pumpkin Pudding Cake; Mini Pumpkin Tarts; Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins; and Pumpkin Ice Cream. $40. Register at 541-485-6922.
Pepperberries - 2538 Willakenzie Road. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. "Thanksgiving Side Dishes," taught by Kim Davaz. Menu includes Herbed Cornbread and Spinach Dressing Casserole; Sweet Potato Souffl; From-Scratch Green Bean Casserole; and Cranberry Orange Granita. $47.50. Register at 541-485-6922.
March - Fifth Street Public Market, 296 E. Fifth Ave. 7:30 p.m. "Kermit Lynch Winemaker Dinner" features Pacific Oyster on the Half Shell (Reuilly 2008); Mussels With Leeks and Pastis (Ermitage du Pic Saint Loup Blanc, Cuve Saint Agns 2009); Grilled Sardine Olive Caper Tapenade Toasts (Domaine Tempier Bandol Ros 2009); Pork Belly Confit Chanterelles and Crme Fra"che (Ermitage du Pic Saint Loup Rouge, Cuve Saint Agns 2008); Grilled Venison Lentils With Bacon and Truffles (Domaine Tempier's Bandol Rouge 2008 and La Tourtine 2008). $75. Reservations at 342-3612, Ext. 2.
Compiled by Randi Bjornstad; e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 541-683-7631. Submissions due on Wednesday one week before publication.