Michael Showers, the executive chef at Nicholas & Co. along with produce specialist Scott Albert, will host four-course dinner featuring summer produce.
When • Wednesday, June 27, at 6:30 p.m.
Where • MacCool's Public House, 1400 S. Foothill Drive, Salt Lake City
Cost • $32 for dinner; optional wine pairings are $2.50-$4.50 per class
Info • Reservations at 801-582-3111
Learn the basics of home canning, including important safety tips, from Utah State University Extension Services.
When • Wednesday, June 27 at 7 p.m.
Where • Taylorsville Library, 4870 S. 2700 West
Cost • Free, but registration required
Details • Call 801-468-3179 or visit http://www.extension.usu.edu/saltlake/htm/register.
Dutch Oven Cooking Class
Matt Pelton and Doug Martin, winners of the 2012 World Dutch Oven Championships, will demonstrate how to make meatballs in a marinara sauce, rustic Tuscan bread, lasagne and pumpkin Kahlua layer cake in a cast-iron pot.
When • Saturday, June 30 at noon
Where • Harmons Bangerter Crossing, 125 E. 12800 South, Draper
Tickets • $49 for one; $80 for two; price includes food and wine and beer pairings
Details • Register at http://www.harmonsgrocery.com
Early Bird Brunch
Enjoy breakfast burritos made from locally-laid eggs, bottomless coffee and juice and a chance to win prizes during the 3rd annual "Early Bird Lunch," a fundraiser for Wasatch Community Gardens, which kicks off the nonprofit's Tour de Coops event.
When • Saturday, June 30; brunch seatings available at 9 a.m.; 9:45 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Where • Squatter's Pub Brewery, 147 W. 300 South; Salt Lake City
Cost • $15 per person; $2 cocktails after 10 a.m.
Details • http://www.wasatchgardens.org
Looking for Mrs. Holiday
Taste of Home magazine is looking for an official holiday ambassador to participate in cooking segments, blog and make appearances at retailers and Taste of Home cooking schools. Besides the title of "Mrs. Holiday," the winner will receive $50,000. To enter, upload a short video and signature recipe at Facebook.com/TasteofHome that demonstrates how you bring holidays to life for family and friends. Videos for Independence Day, New Years, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas are welcome. The winner will be selected from the top 100 entries that receive the most votes. Deadline is Sept. 7.
Arts volunteers needed
On Saturday, Aug. 11, nearly 200 DIY arts and crafts vendors will come together at the Gallivan Center for Craft Lake City. But before this free event can take place, organizer need help. Volunteer positions are available including greeters, stage support, information booth, children's area and artist set up and tear down. To volunteer or to get more information, visit http://www.craftlakecity.com/volunteer.
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