The Miracle Plum Cookbook Club is going strong
Miracle Plum’s brick-and-mortar location may be gone, but their popular cookbook club lives on. Those who want to attend the next meeting on Monday, Feb. 27, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., can do so by purchasing the cookbook, “California Sole” ($35), featuring celebrity chef Tanya Holland of Oakland’s Brown Sugar Kitchen. publicity
A receipt is a meal ticket. Guests are first asked to read the book and cook, then prepare a dish from the book to bring to dinner with a group limited to 30 people. Purchase the book online at miracleplum.com/collections. The event is at Miracle Plum Kitchen, 600 Wilson St.
Bubbly class for sparkling enthusiasts
Explore the variety of sparkling wines in the bubbles of Odyssey Wine Academy! Sparkling Celebration Mini-Course Friday, February 10, 5:30 to 7 p.m. This 90-minute course introduces students to what makes sparkling wine unique and introduces them to a variety of styles, from Champagne. cava to prosecco. Attendees will enjoy tasting at least five sparkling wines from different regions to learn more about the different flavors, aromas and styles.
The class will help students train their palate and discover what style they prefer. The $100 class fee includes all wine, light bites to bring along, and course materials. Reserve a seat at odysseywineacademy.com/courses. 14210 Bacchus Landing Way.
The Pacific meets the Atlantic at a bicoastal wine event
Wine lovers have the opportunity to taste rare, rare wines grown in West Coast vineyards at an event showcasing wines from the Atlantic seaboard. Hosted by the Sonoma County Wine Library Association on Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Healdsburg Golf Course Clubhouse, guests will taste some of the top wines from the Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association’s 2022 competition.
Featured varietals include more familiar varieties such as Merlot, Riesling and Pinot Noir, along with Chambourcin, Petit Manseng and Tannat, all produced with an East-Coast flair. The event includes a presentation by the Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association on what makes their wines unique. Tickets are $35 and are available at sonomawinelibraryassn.org/events. 927 S. Fitch Mountain Road.
Forestry Crab Feed is the 60th event
One of Sonoma County’s longest-running crab feeds, the Forestry Crab Feed, benefiting Cal Fire families and others, is set for Saturday, Feb. 4, from 5 to 11 p.m.
Volunteers will be serving up an all-you-can-eat feast including crab cioppino, marinated crab, shrimp salad, garlic bread and wine. The event will also feature dancing, raffles and a silent auction. Tickets are $75 a person; Purchase by sending a check to Forestry Crab Feed, PO Box 265, Fulton, CA, 95439. Checks should be made payable to Forestry Crab Feed. More information is available at forestrycrabfeed.com. The event will be held at Holy Ghost Hall, 7960 Mill Station Road.
Crab feed benefits local underprivileged youth
The Active 20-30 Club of the Redwood Empire will hold a crab feed to benefit local underprivileged youth at the Friedman Center on Saturday, February 11 from 5 to 10 p.m.
The theme is country. Attendees are encouraged to wear cowboy hats and boots and dance to live bands, bid on live auctions and take their chances in raffles. Tickets, $70, include crab, pasta, salad and garlic bread. Cocktails will be available for purchase. Must be 21 or older to attend and have ID at the door. Tickets are on Eventbrite and more information is available at redwoodempire1029.com. 4676 Mayette Ave.
Cave touring, not spelunking
Go deep — really deep — into the Dry Creek Valley for an underground barrel tasting at Fritz Winery. On Sunday, Feb. 5 from 1 to 3 p.m., for this exclusive barrel tasting event, guests will enter the wine cave with owner Clay Fritz, who will use his wine thief to draw barrel samples of his wines, including malbec, pinot noir, zinfandel and cabernet sauvignon.
Guests will be able to purchase futures in wines yet to be released. Tickets are $25 per person and are available at exploretock.com/fritzundergroundwinery.com. 24691 Dutcher Creek Road.