Classes & events
Sixth Annual Apple Tasting: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 28; $5, younger than 16 free. Taste more than 200 different kinds of apples including heirloom varieties with history going back to the Middle Ages. Includes cider-making and a chance make an apple pie to bake at home. Venersborg Schoolhouse, 24309 N.E. 209th St., Battle Ground. o 360-687-8384, http://www.FriendlyHaven.com/apples.html.
Fox’s “MasterChef” Season 4 casting: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 10 at Le Cordon Bleu, 600 S.W. 10th Ave., No. 500, Portland. Bring one prepared dish to be served to the food judges. o http://www.masterchefcasting.com.
Chuck’s Produce: Free classes. 13215 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd. o http://chucksproduce.com/events.html or 360-597-2711.
Clark College Cooking & Wine School: 18700 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd., Room 153. o Register: 360-992-2939 or http://www.clark.edu.
o 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 22, $45, Basic Pizza.
o 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 25, $70, New Orleans Cuisine.
o 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27, $70, La Cuisine Parisienne.
Clark County Skills Center tour and lunch: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 26, $5. Learn about student programs and sample a gourmet lunch at the Skills Center Restaurant. o Reserve by Oct. 17: 360-604-1050, ext. 2151.
Celebrate the Autumn Harvest: Five-course feast, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2, $30 ($15 tax deductible). Clark County Skills Center, 12200 N.E. 28th St. o Reservations: email@example.com or 360-604-1054.
Class Cooking & Catering by Kim Mahan: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 23, $60. o Register: http://class-cooking.com or 360-600-8006.
Fern Prairie Grange Family Living Tuesdays: 7 p.m. classes include baking, sewing, food preservation, arts and crafts, gardening, livestock care and feeding. Check the website for schedule. o Pre-register: http://fpgrange.org or 360-210-5545.
Pacific Northwest Best Fish Co.: Wine tasting with cooking demonstrations, 4:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 16, Dec. 14, Jan. 18, Feb. 15, March 15 and April 19. 24415 N.E. 10th Ave., Ridgefield. o http://pacificnwbest.com or 360- 887-4268.
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. o 360-397-6060, ext. 5366.
Pressure gauge testing clinics: 11 a.m. to noon 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. o 360-684-3113.
Clark County wine
Battle Ground Produce: Tastings 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays. 915 E. Main St., Battle Ground. o 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. o 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. o 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. o http://columbiawillamettewine.org.
Confluence Vineyards & Winery: Tastings noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 19111 N.W. 67th Ave., Ridgefield. o 866-717-1304, http://confluencewinery.net.
East Fork Cellars Winery & Tasting Room: Tastings Tuesdays through Sundays. 24415 N.E. 132nd Ave., Ridgefield. o 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. o 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. o 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. o 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. o 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. o 360-666-8012, http://olequa.com.
Rusty Grape Vineyard: $5 tastings Wednesday through Sunday. Hours vary. 16712 N.E. 219th St., Battle Ground. o http://rustygrape.com, 360-513-9338.
Seventh Son Cellars: Tastings 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday 120 N. Third Ave., Ridgefield. o 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. o 360-887-2085, http://threebrotherswinery.com.
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