Classes & events
Chestnut Festival: Oct. 13, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Harvesting and processing demonstrations. Explore our garden maze. Free hot roasted chestnuts. Fresh chestnuts will be available for purchase. Allen Creek Farm, 29112 N.W. 41st Ave., Ridgefield, http://www.ChestnutsOnLine.com.
Wine and Chocolate Tasting: Oct. 19, 4 to 7 p.m. Hosted by Soroptimist International of Camas/Washougal. Learn more about our dream of a better world for women and girls. Ballard and Call, 408 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas.
Fox's MasterChef Season 4 Casting: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 10. Auditions at Le Cordon Bleu, 600 S.W. 10th Ave. #500, Portland. Required to bring one prepared dish to be served to the food judges. http://www.masterchefcasting.com.
Chuck's Produce: Free classes. 13215 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd. http://chucksproduce.com/events.html or 360-597-2711.
Clark College Cooking & Wine School: 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 11, $75, Seared to Perfection; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 13, $60, It's So Easy Being Green; 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 15, $45, Ingredient Gluten-Free Basics; 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 18, $65, Raw Food 101. 18700 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd., Room 153. Register: 360-992-2939 or http://www.clark.edu.
Class Cooking & Catering by Kim Mahan: Brunch, North African/Middle Eastern: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 18, $60; or 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 20, $70. Pasta: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 23, $60. Register: http://class-cooking.com or 360-600-8006.
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: 11 a.m. to noon Oct. 20, and Nov. 3. For $4 per canner, WSU Clark County Extension checks the dial gauge, safety plug and sealing ring. Master food preservers also will be on hand to answer questions. Wilco, 815 W. Main St., Battle Ground. 360-684-3113.
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 and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 4115 N.E. 259th St., Ridgefield. http://bethanyvineyards.com or 360-887-3525.
Burnt Bridge Cellars: Tastings 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 5 to 9 p.m. first Friday of the month. 1500 Broadway. http://burntbridgecellars.com or 360-695-3363.
Columbia-Willamette Enological Society: 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of month. Red Cross Building, 605 Barnes Road. * http://columbiawillamettewine.org.
Confluence Vineyards & Winery: Tastings noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 19111 N.W. 67th Ave., Ridgefield. 866-717-1304, http://confluencewinery.net.
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, 4:30 to 7 p.m. Mondays. 17806 S.E. First St. http://englishestatewinery.com or 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; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 28005 N.E. 172nd Ave., Battle Ground. http://heisenhousevineyards.com, 360-713-2359.
Moulton Falls Winery: Tastings 4 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, 4 to 9 p.m. Fridays. Live music and food from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturdays. 31101 N.E. Railroad Ave., Yacolt. https://facebook.com/MoultonFallsWinery or 360-686-4070.
Olequa Cellars: Tastings noon to 5 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of the month and by appointment. 24218 N.E. 142nd Ave., Battle Ground. 360-666-8012, http://olequa.com.
Rusty Grape Vineyard: $5 tastings Wednesday through Sunday. Hours vary. 16712 N.E. 219th St., Battle Ground. http://rustygrape.com, 360-513-9338.
Seventh Son Cellars: Tastings during business hours, 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday 120 N. Third Ave., Ridgefield. 360-887-2901.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. 360-887-2085, http://threebrotherswinery.com.
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