- Morso Wine Bar Oysterfest
Nov. 1. A variety of oyster dishes served, as well as an artist reception from 5-7 p.m. Check out the menu here.
- Pierce County Gleaning Project
Nov. 6, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Join us on a Pumpkin Glean at Terry’s Berries for one of the last harvest of the season! There is a field small field of pumpkin to rescue, as well as 2 pallets to repack and deliver to a food bank! Sign up online.
- Basic Pig Butchery Class
Nov. 9, 12 p.m.-4 p.m. This Olympia Meat Collective class will teach students how to split sides of pork into primals, and how to cut those primals into familiar cuts like ribs, pork chops, tenderloins, ham roasts, picnic roasts, and coppas. At the beginning of class, we will demo on one side of pork. Then, the students will break into two groups and work together on two other sides of pork. The class will also include tips on how to cook and cure various cuts – if you’ve ever wanted to learn how to make your own bacon or ham, this is the class for you. Students will go home with plenty of recipes as well as their share of meat and bones (about 30-40 pounds). No experience required. All tools and equipment provided. Cost is $235. Register online.
- Gluten-Free Health and Wellness Experience
Nov. 10, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. A variety of cooking demos, exhibitors and speakers, all related to gluten free living. Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center. Tickets are $5 and available online.
- Free Clam Chowder at Duke’s Chowder House
Nov. 12. FREE Duke’s award winning chowder all day, all night at all six locations to celebrate National Chowder Day.
- Primo Grill Cooking Classes
Nov. 2, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Making Fresh pasta. $65 inclusive of recipes, instruction, lunch, a glass of wine, tax and gratuity. Call 253-383-7000 to reserve.
Nov. 9, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. The Cuisine of Northern Italy. $65 inclusive of recipes, instruction, lunch, a glass of wine, tax and gratuity. Call 253-383-7000 to reserve.
Nov. 16, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. A NW Holiday Feast. $65 inclusive of recipes, instruction, lunch, a glass of wine, tax and gratuity. Call 253-383-7000 to reserve.
- Chambers Bay Grill Junior Top Chefs
Nov. 5-Dec. 3. Five classes for ages 9-15, held at Chambers Bay Grill. Juniors will learn a variety of skills, including knife skills and a variety of foods to cook. Their skills will be put to the test with a formal dinner at the end of the course. Cost is $120/child. For more information or to register visit www.piercecountywa.org/parks or call 253-798-4141.
- Bayview School of Cooking Classes
Nov. 5, 6:00-8:30 p.m., Hands-On Lefse and Kransekage.
Nov. 6, 6:00-8:30 p.m. Lobster Fra Diavolo
Nov. 7th, 6:00-8:30 p.m. In a Mexican Kitchen
Nov. 12, 6:00-8:30 p.m. Grilled Turkey for Thanksgiving
Nov. 14, 6:00-8:30 p.m. Hands-On Thai Cooking with Family & Friends
Nov. 18, 6:00-8:30 p.m. Autumn Vegetables for the Festive Season
*For all call 360-754-1448 to reserve
- Enoteca Wine Bar/Tacoma Wine Merchants Champagne Tasting
Nov. 23, 6 p.m. Annual holiday Champagne tasting. We will be tasting a variety of top end bubbles. Cost is $40/person. Call 253-779-8258 to reserve.