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"Live With the Chef" at Arden Hills this Wednesday!

"Live With the Chef" at Arden Hills this Wednesday!

Squash, zucchini and pumpkins, oh my!  Rich in flavor and color, fall harvest vegetables are packed with a healthy punch.  Now is your chance to learn how to incorporate these super foods into great-tasting recipes. 

Don’t miss the next “Live With the Chef” cooking class this Wednesday evening, October 24, beginning at 6 p.m. at Arden Hills Resort Club & Spa.  

The talented Chef Rina demonstrates tips and techniques for cooking fresh, flavorful and nutritious dishes perfect for your whole family. This special monthly cooking class is focused on incorporating fresh ingredients designed for a healthy and well balanced diet.

You're invited to join this ongoing adult cooking series - couples are welcome, too! Due to the popularity of this class, space is limited and reservations are required. For reservations, please call 916-482-6111; for more information, please visit www.ardenhills.net
 

Big East Sac Rib Cook-Off & Dance Party

Big East Sac Rib Cook-Off & Dance Party

Serious grillers …. “Q-teams”… will compete in the 4th Annual Albie Ribbin’ BBQ Cook-Off being held Saturday, October 27th, at the Hilltop Tavern (4757 Folsom Boulevard, Sacramento). The event, which takes place from Noon till 6, will feature over a dozen teams, grilling and smoking two full racks each of St. Louis style ribs, with proceeds benefiting the Albie Aware Breast Cancer Foundation.

And who better to kick out the jams at a Q-off than popular Sacramento party band, the Q-Balls, performing from 2 to 5.

The price for this all-ages family event is $20 for adults and $12 for kids, which includes a rib lunch served from noon to 3.  There will also be a silent auction and raffle with great prizes.

Teams that are interested in competing in the Q-off can register at the Hilltop or contact Albie Aware at 927-1592.

UPDATE: Wine Down with News10

UPDATE: Wine Down with News10

Join News10 My Neighborhood for midweek fun with Wine Down Wednesday on Sept. 12 at the Lodi Wine & Visitor Center from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

The event will also be a celebration for the launch of News10 My Neighborhood Galt

Come celebrate and enjoy free wine tasting while meeting other people in the community and learning more about My Neighborhood and Lodi wines. Light appetizers will be provided by Wine & Roses.

Monica Woods will be broadcasting the weather live from the event, weather permitting. So come and meet some of News10's team and My Neighborhood contributors, have some fun and Wine Down!

Click here to learn more about the Lodi Wine & Visitor Center.

Crawfish & Catfish Festival at Rio Ramaza Park Saturday and Sunday

Crawfish & Catfish Festival at Rio Ramaza Park Saturday and Sunday

Come and enjoy fabulous Louisiana cuisine and music along the Sacramento River. Garden Hwy. between Riego Rd. and Elverta Rd.

Crafts, kids activities, contests, music and dance. Taste the savory Crawfish, Catfish, Gumbo, Jambalaya and much much more.

There will also be Cajun, Zydeco and Blues performances at two stages.

 WHERE: Rio Ramaza Marina, RV and Event Park, 10000 Garden Highway, Sac 95837

WHEN: Sat Noon-11pm, Sun Noon-7pm

ADMISSION: General $5, Children (Age 0-12) Free

Smiles with Friends at Frasinetti's Winery

Smiles with Friends at Frasinetti's Winery

Elk Grove -- Lance and Linda Skonberg from Winchester, Oregon, enjoy an afternoon " tasting" at Frasinetti's Winery and Restaurant with manager Deborah Lynn in the Old Florin Town neighborhood establishment.  

"We always stop and buy wine at Frasinetti's," Lance says, "even though we live in a great wine-growing area of Oregon!"

Deborah Lynn, Frasinetti's tasting room manager, affirms that Frasinetti's has been around for decades and is well known with wine lovers -- even those who don't live in the Sacramento area.

"Frasinetti's is unique because our tasting room hours are arranged to entice people to come in at their convenience!  We're open Tuesday and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday, Friday and Saturday until 8 p.m.

"Our tasting room is a full-time operation," Deborah points out.

8th Annual Tamales Festival Tickets On Sale Now

8th Annual Tamales Festival Tickets On Sale Now

Sacramento area Save Mart stores have joined FoodMaxx as official ticket sales outlets for this year’s Tamales Festival which takes place September 16 at Cesar Chavez Park in downtown Sacramento.