Classes & events
Chuck's Produce: Free classes. 13215 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd. http://chucksproduce.com/events.html, 360-597-2711.
Clark College Cooking and Wine School: 18700 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd., Room 153. * Register: http://cce.clark.edu/food-wine, 360-992-2939. • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 21, Youth Cooking for Sports Nutrition, $40. • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 25, Health Starts Here, Seasonal Eating, $45.
Raw food classes: 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 25. Local raw food chef and founder of Rawlternative Bridget Ellis-Ware's class covers nutrition, preparation techniques, substitutions and flavor balancing. Northwest Culinary Institute, 621 Barnes St., 503-877-9729. * Register: http://rawlternative.com.
Roots Restaurant cooking class: 6 p.m. Aug. 30 and Sept. 13. Chef Brad Root's classes feature five courses paired with Northwest wines, $85. 19215 S.E. 34th St., Camas. * 360-260-3001.
Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival: 4-10 p.m. Aug. 24; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 25; and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 26. Twenty musical acts, 40 artists, 200 wines, nine restaurants gather in Esther Short Park, Sixth and Esther streets, Vancouver. * Advance tickets: http://www.vancouverwinejazz.com or 360-906-0441.
Vino in the Village: 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 21 and Sept. 18, $20. Percentage of proceeds to local charities. Battle Ground Village, 1207 S.E. Rasmussen Blvd. * Information: 360-397-0334, tickets: http://bgvillage.com/events.
WSU Extension food safety hotline: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through October. Leave a name, phone number and question. Master food preservers will return the call, usually within 24 hours. * 360-397-6060, ext. 5366.
Pressure gauge testing clinics: For $4 per canner, WSU Clark County Extension will check the dial gauge, safety plug and sealing ring. * 360-684-3113.n 11 a.m. to noon Aug. 25, Sept. 8 and 22, Oct. 6 and 20 and Nov. 3. Wilco, 815 W. Main St., Battle Ground.Clark County wine
Battle Ground Produce: Tastings 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays. 915 E. Main St., Battle Ground. * 360-687-1718.
Bethany Vineyard & Winery: Tastings noon to 6 p.m. Fridays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 4115 N.E. 259th St., Ridgefield. * 360-887-3525, http://bethanyvineyards.com.
Burnt Bridge Cellars: Tastings 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and 5 to 9 p.m. first Friday of the month. 1500 Broadway. * 360-695-3363, http://burnt-bridgecellars.com
Columbia-Willamette Enological Society: 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of month. Red Cross building, E.B. Hamilton Hall, 605 Barnes Road. * http://columbiawillamettewine.org. Vineyards &
Confluence Winery: Tastings noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 19111 N.W. 67th Ave., Ridgefield. * http://confluencewinery.net, 866-717-1304.
East Fork Cellars Winery & Tasting Room: Tastings Tuesdays through Sundays. 24415 N.E. 132nd Ave., Ridgefield. * http://eastforkcellars.com, 360-727-3055.
English Estate Winery: Tastings noon to 6 p.m. Fridays through Sundays and 4:30 to 7 p.m. Mondays. 17806 S.E. First St. * http://englishestatewinery.com, 360-772-5141.
Gougér Cellars Winery: Tastings 2 to 8 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 1812 Washington St. * http://gcwinery.com, 360-909-4707.
Heisen House Vineyards: $5 tastings noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 28005 N.E. 172nd Ave., Battle Ground. * 360-713-2359, http://heisenhousevineyards.com.
Olequa Cellars: Tastings noon to 5 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays, and by appointment. 24218 N.E. 142nd Ave., Battle Ground. * 360-666-8012, http://olequa.com.
Rusty Grape Vineyard: $5 tastings (fee waived with purchase) Wednesdays through Sundays. Hours vary. 16712 N.E. 219th St., Battle Ground. * http://rustygrape.com, 360-513-9338.
Three Brothers Vineyard & Winery: Tastings 1 to 6 p.m. Fridays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 2411 N.E. 244th St., Ridgefield. * http://threebrotherswinery.com, 360-887-2085.
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