Classes & events
Pour Me a Glass Wine and Cheese Benefit for Refugees: 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 14, $30. Silent auction. Music provided by Abdul Fofana. Proceeds help refugees find jobs and become contributing members of our community. Three Brothers Winery, 2411 N. E. 244th St., Ridgefield. * 360-609-6231 or http://www.lcsnw.org/vancouver/pourmeaglass.
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.
July 7, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., $52, Pies and Pastries.n July 7, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., $52, Flavors of India: Street Food.
July 9, 6 to 8:30 p.m., $40, Basic Chicken.n July 11 and 18, 6 to 8 p.m., $52, Homemade Baby Food.
July 14, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., $40, Girls and Mom's French Creperie Cafe.
Class Cooking & Catering by Kim Mahan * Register: 360-600-8006 or http://class-cooking.com.
July 18, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., $60 Summer BBQ.
July 28, 5 to 8:30 p.m., $70, Summer BBQ.
Food Preservation 101: Stocking the Pantry: 6 to 8 p.m., $10 per class, Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St. * Register: WSU Clark County Extension, 360-397-6060, ext. 0; information: http://clark.wsu.edu.
July 12: Pickling Fruits and Vegetables;
July 19: Canning Tomatoes and Salsas;
July 26: Freezing and Drying Fruits and Vegetables;
Aug. 2: Canning Vegetables, Meat, Fish and Poultry.
Paper Tiger Coffee Roasters: Free coffee tasting at 3 and 6 p.m. Tuesdays, 703 Grand Blvd. * firstname.lastname@example.org, 360-553-7900.
Pacific Northwest Best Fish Cafe: 6 to 9 p.m. third Mondays. Cooking with seafood, $50. 24415 N.E. 10th Ave., Ridgefield. * http://pacificnwbest.com, 360-887-4094.
Roots Restaurant Cooking Class: 6 p.m. July 19, Aug. 2, 16 and 30, and Sept. 13. Join chef Brad Root on the patio for classes featuring five courses paired with Northwest wine, $85 per person. * 19215 S.E. 34th Street, Camas, 360-260-3001.
Shorty's Garden and Home Seminars: n July 21, 10 a.m. to noon, Canning Fruits, Sauces and Pie Fillings. 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 18, Canning Vegetables, Meat, Fish and Poultry.10006 Mill Plain Blvd. Events are free unless noted. * Register: 360-892-7880 or http://shortysgardenandhome.com.
Vino in the Village: 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 21 and Sept. 18, $20. Local restaurants pair with local wineries. A percentage of proceeds given to local charities. Battle Ground Village, 1207 S.E. Rasmussen Blvd., Battle Ground. * 360-397-0334; tickets at http://www.bgvillage.com/events.WSU
Extension food safety hotline: 360-397-6060, ext. 5366, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, June through October. Leave a name, phone number and question. Master food preservers will return the call, usually within 24 hours.
Pressure Gauge Testing Clinics:
Noon to 1 p.m. July 24, Aug. 28, andSept. 25, Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th Street.
11 a.m. to noon July 14 and 28, Aug. 11 and 25, Sept. 8 and 22, Oct. 6 and 20 and Nov. 3.
Wilco, 815 W. Main St., Battle Ground. For $4 per canner, WSU Clark County Extension will check the dial gauge, the safety plug and the sealing ring. Master food preservers will also be on hand to answer questions. * 360-684-3113.
Clark County wine
Bader Winery: Free tastings noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 711 Grand Blvd. * http://baderwinery.com, 360-750-1551.
Battle Ground Produce: Tastings 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays. 915 E. Main St., Battle Ground. * 360-687-1718.
Bethany Vineyard & Winery: Tastings 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays and by appointment. 4115 N.E. 259th St., Ridgefield. * http://bethanyvineyards.com, 360-887-3525.
Burnt Bridge Cellars: Tasting Sat. and Sun. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 5 to 9 p.m. the first Friday of the month. 1500 Broadway. http://www.burntbridgecellars.com. * 360-695-3363.
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
Confluence Vineyards & Winery: Tastings noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and by appointment. 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: Tastings noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, $5. 28005 N.E. 172nd Ave., Battle Ground. * http://heisenhousevineyards.com, 360-713-2359.
Olequa Cellars: Tastings noon to 5 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays and by appointment. 24218 N.E. 142nd Ave., Battle Ground. * http://www.olequa.com, 360-666-8012.
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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