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Morning Buzz

Monday, November 24, 2014 at 8:00am
Mondays are always a drag! So perk up and join us at the coffee bar every Monday morning for $1 off all espresso drinks from 8-10 a.m.

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Monday, November 24, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department Monday, November 24 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

Class: Thanksgiving Sides

Monday, November 24, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Susan Hearn

Tired of the same old Thanksgiving side dishes year after year? Join Chef Susan Hearn, owner of Satisfy Your Soul product line, in this hands-on class to learn how to use new ingredients and techniques to create some exciting new side dishes to ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Now That's Italian: A Hands on Pasta Class

Monday, November 24, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

What’s say family dinner more than a big Italian feast with delicious homemade pasta? The cooking school staff will show you how easy it is to do it yourself. You’ll be inspired to just say no to dried noodles and jars of ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Southern Biscuits

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 4:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

Once upon a time, every good Southern cook -young or old- knew the secret to making biscuits. Unfortunately it’s becoming a lost art. We’re here to help resurrect it, however, and in this hands–on class your kids will have fun learning how ... more details

Register$35.00

Taste

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 5:00pm
Join us each Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. for Taste! This week we will be offering delicious sides and desserts from our deli and bakery at the Tasting Station!
Free Event

Class: Staying Home for the Holidays

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 6:00pm

Brendan Cox – Oakleaf

Tired of the same old turkey for Thanksgiving? Let Chef Brendan show you how enjoyable it can be to stay home for the holiday and impress friends and family with a wonderful meal. In the spring of 2012 Chef Brendan Cox unveiled Oakleaf in Pittsboro, serving creative ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Luncheon with Patricia Wells

Friday, November 28, 2014 at 12:00pm

Patricia Wells

Join us for a delicious 3-course luncheon with a menu selected from Patricia Wells’ cookbooks. Patricia will speak about each course before it is served and entertain questions at the end of lunch. The author of 13 books, Patricia has won four James Beard Awards.

Menu: Salad Trio: ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Learn at Lunch: Oliver Pluff

Friday, November 28, 2014 at 2:00pm

Kyle Brown

Join Kyle Brown, the founder of Charleston's Oliver Pluff & Company for a tea demonstration and tea tasting. Participants will learn about the history of tea and tea flavor profiles. Southern Season cooking staff will also teach participants how to create classic English tea accompaniments. Oliver Pluff & ... more details

Register$30.00

Fridays Uncorked: Bountiful Harvest - Wines for the Fall

Friday, November 28, 2014 at 5:00pm
Many autumnal moments pass with little or no fanfare, from plucking apples and planting mums to picking over your child’s trick-or-treat booty. Celebrate the glorious but unsung rites of the season and the beauty of the fall bounty with these perfectly matched pours. Tickets: $15 Stop by any time from 5 to ... more details
$15.00

Tasting with Wild Hibiscus

Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 10:00am
Try Wild Hibiscus as a unique garnish in champagne at your next special occasion, celebration or dinner party! Produced in Australia, this whole wild hibiscus flower is placed in the bottom of a champagne flute. Pour in a dash of the crimson syrup (a mix of spring water and Australian ... more details
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Wine Tasting with Fine Wine Trading Company

Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, November 29 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for a free wine tasting with Fine Wine Trading Company.
Free Event

Tasting with Ridiculous Cookies

Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 11:00am
Join Steve Traversa, owner of Ridiculous Cookies, for a tasting on Saturday, November 29 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. He will be sampling his delicious shortbread and biscotti cookies. Owner Steve promises his Ridiculous Biscotti and Ridiculous Shortbread may be the best you've ever tasted! They live up to ... more details
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Wine Tasting with Ocean South Importers

Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 12:00pm
Join Lee Scanlon of Ocean South Importers for a complementary wine tasting Saturday, November 29 from 12 to 3 p.m.
Free Event

Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 12:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

Will you decorate a candy cottage or a marshmallow mansion? Let your imagination run wild as you create your own decorative centerpiece for everyone to enjoy during the holiday season. Each attendee will decorate his/her own house to take home. ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 12:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

Will you decorate a candy cottage or a marshmallow mansion? Let your imagination run wild as you create your own decorative centerpiece for everyone to enjoy during the holiday season. Each attendee will decorate his/her own house to take home. ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 12:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

Will you decorate a candy cottage or a marshmallow mansion? Let your imagination run wild as you create your own decorative centerpiece for everyone to enjoy during the holiday season. Each attendee will decorate his/her own house to take home. ... more details

Register$45.00

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department Saturday, November 29 from 1-4 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

Cookbook Signing: Bob Garner

Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 2:00pm
On Saturday, November 29, from 2 – 4 p.m., come meet Bob Garner and have him sign a copy of his latest book, Foods That Make You Say Mmm-mmm. UNC-TV viewers will recognize Garner’s trademark “mmm-mmm”—a reaction he murmurs whenever he samples a local delicacy that meets his favor. As a ... more details
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Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 4:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

Will you decorate a candy cottage or a marshmallow mansion? Let your imagination run wild as you create your own decorative centerpiece for everyone to enjoy during the holiday season. Each attendee will decorate his/her own house to take home. ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 4:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

Will you decorate a candy cottage or a marshmallow mansion? Let your imagination run wild as you create your own decorative centerpiece for everyone to enjoy during the holiday season. Each attendee will decorate his/her own house to take home. ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 4:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

Will you decorate a candy cottage or a marshmallow mansion? Let your imagination run wild as you create your own decorative centerpiece for everyone to enjoy during the holiday season. Each attendee will decorate his/her own house to take home. ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 12:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

Will you decorate a candy cottage or a marshmallow mansion? Let your imagination run wild as you create your own decorative centerpiece for everyone to enjoy during the holiday season. Each attendee will decorate his/her own house to take home. ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 12:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

Will you decorate a candy cottage or a marshmallow mansion? Let your imagination run wild as you create your own decorative centerpiece for everyone to enjoy during the holiday season. Each attendee will decorate his/her own house to take home. ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Tasting with Tyron Distributing

Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Sunday, November 30 from 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Tyron Distributing.
Free Event

Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 12:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

Will you decorate a candy cottage or a marshmallow mansion? Let your imagination run wild as you create your own decorative centerpiece for everyone to enjoy during the holiday season. Each attendee will decorate his/her own house to take home. ... more details

Register$45.00

Ice Cream Social Two for One

Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 3:00pm
Join us as we end the weekend each Sunday with an ice cream social! Stop by the ice cream parlor from 3-5 p.m. and buy one ice cream cone and get one free!

Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 4:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

Will you decorate a candy cottage or a marshmallow mansion? Let your imagination run wild as you create your own decorative centerpiece for everyone to enjoy during the holiday season. Each attendee will decorate his/her own house to take home. ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 4:00pm

handson

Cooking School Staff

Will you decorate a candy cottage or a marshmallow mansion? Let your imagination run wild as you create your own decorative centerpiece for everyone to enjoy during the holiday season. Each attendee will decorate his/her own house to take home. ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 4:00pm

handson

Cooking School Staff

Will you decorate a candy cottage or a marshmallow mansion? Let your imagination run wild as you create your own decorative centerpiece for everyone to enjoy during the holiday season. Each attendee will decorate his/her own house to take home. ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Morning Buzz

Monday, December 1, 2014 at 8:00am
Mondays are always a drag! So perk up and join us at the coffee bar every Monday morning for $1 off all espresso drinks from 8-10 a.m.

Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Monday, December 1, 2014 at 5:00pm

handson

Cooking School Staff

Will you decorate a candy cottage or a marshmallow mansion? Let your imagination run wild as you create your own decorative centerpiece for everyone to enjoy during the holiday season. Each attendee will decorate his/her own house to take home. ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Monday, December 1, 2014 at 5:00pm

handson

Cooking School Staff

Will you decorate a candy cottage or a marshmallow mansion? Let your imagination run wild as you create your own decorative centerpiece for everyone to enjoy during the holiday season. Each attendee will decorate his/her own house to take home. ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Monday, December 1, 2014 at 5:00pm

handson

Cooking School Staff

Will you decorate a candy cottage or a marshmallow mansion? Let your imagination run wild as you create your own decorative centerpiece for everyone to enjoy during the holiday season. Each attendee will decorate his/her own house to take home. ... more details

Register$45.00

Taste

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 5:00pm
Join us each Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. for Taste! This week we will be tasting delicious soups, stews. and chowders at the Tasting Station!
Free Event

Class: Chucktown Chow: Cypress

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 6:00pm

Craig Deihl

One of Charleston’s top chefs, Craig Deihl from Cypress restaurant, has been a semi-finalist for a prestigious James Beard award for best chef in the Southeast. His particular passion is for charcuterie and he will soon be opening a shop dedicated to it. Join him as he shares an ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Family Holiday Dinner – Comfort Food at it’s Best!

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 6:00pm

Sean Murphy

Gather the family for a classic meal during the busy holiday season. In this class, award-winning Chef Sean Murphy will teach you new and upscale takes on classic comfort foods.

Menu: Murphy’s Meatloaf (pork, angus chuck and veal wrapped in bacon and topped with a tomato bourbon glaze); Squash Casserole, ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: English Holiday Roast

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 6:00pm

Amanda Fisher

Amanda Fisher of Chapel Hill’s The Blakemere Company brings you back to her homeland with this sumptuous and very traditional English roast dinner. These timeless recipes will be a wonderful addition to your holiday menus and all are very easy to do!

Menu: Roast Beef and Yorkshire Pudding; Horseradish Sauce ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Tasting with Tyron Distributing

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 5:30pm
Join us in the Beer Department on Wednesday, December 3 from 5:30-7:30 p.m for a complementary beer tasting with Josh from Tyron Distributors. In this continuing beer tasting series, Tyron Distributors will be featuring some of the best brews in their portfolio. You don’t want to miss out!
Free Event

Class: Hors d’oeuvres, We Hardly Know Them

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 6:00pm

Will Mitchell

Will Mitchell is a seasoned chef yet a recent convert and devotee to the grand culinary expressions of coastal Carolina. With skills honed in numerous well-respected restaurants in New York, Charleston and Virginia, Chef Will is an ardent believer in fresh seasonal ingredients and innovative preparation that inspires all of ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Riedel Glassware Event

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 6:00pm

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Elizabeth Cooper and Danny Sanford

Join us for an informative evening of wine tasting with emphasis on the importance of glass size and shape to the appreciation of fine wines. Three glasses from the Riedel Vinum Collection will be highlighted with the premium wines they ... more details

Register$60.00

Thursdays Uncorked: Greece, Slovania, Croatia-Eastern Europe

Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 5:00pm
For years, wines from Eastern Europe were all considered sub-par. No longer is that true! Even though countries like Hungary, Croatia and Slovenia once boasted honorable wine making traditions these were put on “pause” under decades of communism. With the progression of these new economies, the bounty of the fertile ... more details
$15.00

Class: From the Sea

Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 6:00pm

Mike Ledesma

Chef Mike, a Maryland native who trained in Hawaii, has always been around fresh seafood. Join him and learn the secrets of how to prepare some of Virginia’s own treasure from the sea. He’ll teach you an array of sumptuous seafood specialties.

Menu: Oyster Stew. Maryland Crab Dip, Pan Seared ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Make-Ahead Appetizers For Holiday Entertaining

Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 6:00pm

Yvonne Hoffman

Join chef instructor and NC local Yvonne Hoffman to get ready for a season of holiday parties. Learn new recipes, ingredients and techniques that will allow you the cook to be a part of and enjoy your own party!

Menu: Asian Tuna (sesame seared tuna served on top ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Learn at Lunch: New Years Eve Buffet

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 12:00pm

Happy New Year! Get ready to celebrate the new year and have a fun meal with friends. Our staff will lead you through preparations to make a classic New Year’s feast. This is a one-hour class.

Menu: Salad of Mixed Baby Greens with Creamy Vinaigrette; Beef Tenderloin; Scalloped Potatoes; Chocolate Truffles

Register$30.00

Beer Tasting with Big Boss Brewing Company

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 4:00pm
Join Big Boss Brewing Company for a beer tasting on Friday, December 5 from 4 to 6 p.m. Big Boss Brewing Company was founded in 2006 and produced its first beer in the second quarter of 2007 in the Triangle Area of North Carolina. Big Boss was formed as a ... more details
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Tasting with Savannah Grace

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 5:00pm
Join Jeff Bateman owner of savannah Grace on Friday, December 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. for a tasting of his delectable cheese straws. From traditional to hot and spicy, these straws are a crowd pleaser for all!
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Tasting with Gearhart Chocolates

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 5:00pm
Join Kathy from Gearhart Chocolates for a tasting on Friday, December 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. At Gearharts, they create confections of uncompromising quality, forging memorable combinations of flavors and textures with artisan craftsmanship. They blend the world's finest chocolate with local sweet cream and pure butter. Top-quality fruits, ... more details
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Tasting with Biscotti Goddess

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 5:00pm
Join Wheeler Wood of Biscotti Goddess for a tasting of his one-of-a-kind biscotti on Friday, December 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. In 2014 Biscotti Goddess offers handmade gourmet biscotti in many flavors including gluten-free biscotti.
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Tasting with Merry Cheese Crisps

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 5:00pm
Join us at the Tasting Station on Friday, December 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. and sample some delicious cheese straws from Merry Cheese Crisps! Merry Cheese Crisps are not your ordinary cheese straw, they are small, round, bite sized, and melt in your mouth delicious. Handmade in small batches, ... more details
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Tasting with Virginia Chutney Company

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 5:00pm
In the tradition of chutneys, ingredients and menu pairings often vary with the local palate. Here in Virginia, the traditional chutneys are often peach, apple, and green tomato--flavors which pair beautifully with Virginia ham, chilled chicken, roast pork and, of course, cheese. Come taste one of Virginia's finest on Friday, ... more details
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Beer Tasting with Ararat Imports

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 5:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer Department on Friday, December 5 between 5 and 7 p.m. for a complementary beer tasting. Ararat Imports will be joining us to sample some of their best craft beers.
Free Event

Tasting with Montebello Kitchens

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 5:00pm
On Friday, December 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. come join us for a tasting with Montebello Kitchens. Based in Charlottesville, Virginia, Montebello Kitchens is a family-owned specialty food company that takes great pride in creating genteel gourmet foods. All food is made in the artisan style—by hand, in small ... more details
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Tasting with Elki

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 5:00pm
Join Anita from Elki for a tasting of their crackers on Friday, December 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. Elki's mission is to continue introducing the finest gourmet foods while maintaining its reputation as one of the best in service. Elki's attitude toward customer service, backed by commitment to create ... more details
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Tasting with Owl's Brew

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 5:00pm
Join Katie from Owl's Brew for a tasting of their mixers on Friday, December 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. Owl's Brew is artisanal, Fresh-brewed, and ready-to pour tea "crafted for cocktails." Owl's Brew is intended to be paired with a variety of spirits, Their three flavors can be mixed ... more details
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Fridays Uncorked: Ladies of the Vine

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 5:00pm
Join us for Uncorked Expanded! The holidays are upon us and since wine and food are always a big part of the festivities, we thought this would be the perfect opportunity to blow out the event and pair some great guests with wonderful wines and delicious selections from our Holiday ... more details
$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: Greece, Slovenia, Croatia-Eastern Europe

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 5:00pm
For years, wines from Eastern Europe were all considered sub-par. Even though countries like Hungary, Croatia and Slovenia once boasted honorable wine making traditions–some dating as far back as 2,000 years–these were put on “pause” under decades of communism when all they bottled were supermarket wines mass-produced in state-run farms. ... more details
$15.00

Class: Bliss Tea

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 6:00pm

Sunita Hira

Discover exotic world flavors in this class led by Sunita Hira. Her Bliss Tea Company is known for its distinctive and intense flavors so we’ve paired up a menu that will match them perfectly.

Menu: Bean Sprout Salad: Dry Shrimp Curry; Cumin Rice; Indian Vegetable Side Dish

Register$30.00

Class: Build Your Own Terrarium

Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 10:00am

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Floral Department Staff

Winter is not exactly the favorite time of year for gardeners but that doesn’t mean you can’t still get your hands dirty and have a bit of fun. Join our Floral Department staff in the Cooking School to create your own whimsical ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Wine Tasting with Ararat Imports

Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, December 6 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for a free wine tasting with Ararat Imports.
Free Event

Class: Food Photography

Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 11:00am

Jonathan Boncek

Whether to remember a favorite meal or to try to replicate one at home, it seems like everyone enjoys taking pictures of their food these days. Why not learn how to do it like a pro? In this class students will learn tips and techniques such as styling, angles, ... more details

Register$35.00

Tasting with Klara's Gourmet

Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 11:00am
Join Michelle from Klara's Gourmet on Saturday, December 6 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Michelle will be sampling Klara's Gourmet Cookies, Jax Coconut Water, and La Tourangelle Oils. Klara, Owner of Klara's Gourmet, hails from Chrast, a village approximately 5,000 residents, located two hours southeast of the historic Czech ... more details
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Tasting with Stockton Graham Coffee Roasters

Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 11:00am
Join Thomas Swaine from Stockton Graham Coffee Roasters for a coffee tasting on saturday, December 6 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. as he will be sampling decaf gingerbread spice and regular yule nog Holiday coffees at the Coffee and Tea Counter. Founded in 1994, Stockton Graham & Co. is ... more details
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Tasting with Smackason's Hot Sauce

Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 11:00am
Join Smackason's Hot Sauce for a tasting Saturday, December 6 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Created by Reginald Knight in August 2012 after attending a community barbecue, he decided to create a sauce to "spice up" the offerings at the next barbeque. Reginald created his hot sauces with bold ... more details
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Wine Tasting with Vibrant Rioja

Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, December 6 from 1-4 p.m. for a complimentary wine tasting with Vibrant Rioja.
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Class: Bûche de Noël

Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 2:00pm

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Morgan Botwinick

The Yule log, or Bûche de Noël, is a Christmas tradition in France. In this class you’ll learn to create and decorate your own holiday dessert. It will serve four but it also makes a beautiful centerpiece. It’s a perfect fun holiday activity! ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Tasting with Pennacook Peppers

Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 5:00pm
Pennacook Peppers of Virginia Beach operates by a simple philosophy: it’s not just heat, it’s flavor. They use a combination of several peppers ranging from the jalapeno to the habanero to provide a heat that hits all of your taste buds with just enough kick and flavor to leave you ... more details
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Cookbook Signing: "Sharing Morocco" with Ruth Barnes

Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 5:30pm
In "Sharing Morocco: Exotic Flavors from My Kitchen to Yours", Ruth Barnes brings to life the rich culinary history of her family's homeland while also making the cuisine accessible to the home cook. She shares her tips and techniques for preparing Moroccan classics like bastilla, lamb with apricots and prunes, ... more details
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Wine Tasting with Jones Brothers

Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department Sunday, December 7 from 12-3 p.m.. for a complementary wine tasting with Jones Brothers.
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Cookbook Signing: Jim Webster

Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 12:00pm

On December 7 from 12-2 p.m., come meet Jim Webster, co-author, with Mario Batali, of America, Farm to Table. Webster, from the Washington Post, teams up with celebrity chef and restaurateur Batali to celebrate American farmers, their high quality products and their culture defined by hard work, integrity, and pride. ... more details

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Class: The French Cook-Soups & Stews - Luscious Layers of Flavor

Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 1:00pm

Holly Herrick

Think you can’t learn French cooking? Nonsense! Holly is the author of seven cookbooks with the most recent, The French Cook-Soups and Stews, just released in September. She will prove to you that French cooking need not be intimidating with delicious and comforting recipes that are perfect for cool weather.

Menu: ... more details

Register$45.00

Wine Tasting with Tyron Distributing

Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Sunday, December 7 from 1-4 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Tyron Distributing.
Free Event

Class: A Cajun Night Before Christmas

Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 2:00pm

Lucindy Willis

One of Chef Lucindy’s favorite children's books is The Cajun Night Before Christmas: “Twas the night before Christmas an’ all t’ru de house, / Dey don’t a ting pass Not even a mouse. / De chirren been nezzle good snug on de flo’, / An’ Mama pass ... more details

Register$45.00

Ice Cream Social Two for One

Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 3:00pm
Join us as we end the weekend each Sunday with an ice cream social! Stop by the ice cream parlor from 3-5 p.m. and buy one ice cream cone and get one free!

Cookbook Signing: "The French Cook Soups and Stews" with Holly Herrick

Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 3:30pm

Join Holly Herrick author of The French Cook: Soups and Stews for a cookbook signing on Sunday, December 7, from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Holly Herrick is an award-winning cookbook author and food writer who draws inspiration from the beauty and seasonal, local produce and delicious food and restaurants of ... more details

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Morning Buzz

Monday, December 8, 2014 at 8:00am
Mondays are always a drag! So perk up and join us at the coffee bar every Monday morning for $1 off all espresso drinks from 8-10 a.m.

Class: Holiday Tapas Party

Monday, December 8, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Susan Hearn

Are you ready for a new holiday tradition? How about a tapas party? Tapas are a wide variety of appetizers, or snacks, in Spanish cuisine. The serving of tapas is designed to encourage conversation, because people are not so focused upon eating an entire meal ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Class: Cater Your Holiday Party Like a Pro!

Monday, December 8, 2014 at 6:00pm

Sean Murphy

Just in time for holiday festivities, Chef Sean Murphy of The Savory Grain Restaurant returns to help you entertain with style. He’ll teach you some great new appetizers your guests are sure to love, plus you’ll learn tips and techniques to add to your repertoires that will be applicable ... more details

Register$40.00

Christmas Afternoon Tea

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 3:00pm
Please join us for a Holiday Afternoon Tea on December 9th, 2014 from 3 to 5 p.m. Lounge in our elegant Oak Room as we serve up a selection of holiday themed delights. We will serve finger sandwiches, assorted scones, miniature sweets and a selection of teas from our famed ... more details
$19.00

Class: Holiday Appetizers

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Emily Kimbrough

As a personal chef Emily’s clients ask for these appetizers more than any others. Join her and learn, hands-on, some of her personal chef secrets to a successful party.

Menu: Crab Cake with Tarragon Tartar Sauce; Mexican Spiced Corn and Pepper Jack Dip ... more details

Register$45.00

Taste

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 5:00pm
Join us each Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. for Taste! This week we will be tasting delicious pastries at the Tasting Station!
Free Event

Class: A Tour of the Coastal South

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 6:00pm

Kendra Bailey Morris

Fun and knowledgeable chef and cookbook author Kendra will help you explore the best of Southern coastal fare. She’ll teach how many cultures have integrated–with delicious results–to create this unique cuisine.

Menu: Mini Crab Cakes with Cajun Blonde Remoulade Sauce; Charleston Shrimp and Grits in Appetizer Spoons; Slow Cooker ... more details

Register$45.00

Cider Tasting with Naked Apple Hard Cider

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 4:00pm
Join Naked Apple Hard Cider for a tasting on Wednesday, December 10 from 4 to 7 p.m. Naked Apple Hard Ciders are made with the finest apples produced in Henderson County, North Carolina. Naked Apple Hard Cider is vertically integrated, and they use a blend of several varieties including Gala, ... more details
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Class: Candy Centerpieces

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Megan Scanlon

Megan is the master of all things candy and she will share delectable treats and arrangements all made with candies. Join her for a fun hands-on evening where we’ll explore small centerpieces, windowpane cookies and much more. Ages 13 and up. Snacks will ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Wine Tasting with The Country Vintner

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 5:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Wednesday, December 10 from 5-7 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with the Country Vintner.
Free Event

Class: Cookie Decorating 101

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 6:00pm

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Morgan Botwinick

Pipe and flow is the term for professional cookie decorating. In this class, led by Chef Morgan of Sugar Baking Co., learn how to decorate cookies like a pro that are sure to impress all your family and friends. Snacks will be served.

Menu: ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Cocktails

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 6:00pm

Gary Crunkleton

Another installment of Cocktails with the Crunkleton Crew just in time for holiday entertaining! We will have Gary Crunkleton and his bar staff on hand to educate us on the hottest new trends in the cocktail industry with a focus on beverages perfect to celebrate the season. His wealth of knowledge ... more details

Register$40.00

Vivian Howard Appearance

Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 3:00pm

Come meet Chef Vivian Howard star of the PBS series A Chef’s Life and owner of the acclaimed Kinston, N.C. restaurant Chef & the Farmer. From 3 -6 p.m. on December 11, Vivian will be doing a cooking demonstration, meeting fans, signing autographs and discussing the exclusive line of gift ... more details

Free Event

Beer Tasting with Freedom Beverage Company

Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 4:00pm
Join Freedom Beverage Company in the Wine and Beer Department Friday, December 11 from 4 to 6 p.m. as they sample some of their best brews.
Free Event

Thursdays Uncorked: Santa Barbara and Paso Robles Revisited

Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 5:00pm
More than 200 wineries and more than 26,000 vineyard acres pepper the wooded hills of Paso Robles west of U.S. 101 and blanket the flatter, more open land on the east side. The region's brutally hot summer days and cool nights yield stellar grapes that make noteworthy wines, particularly robust ... more details
$15.00

Class: Doughnuts

Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 6:00pm

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Megan Fitzroy

Crazy for doughnut deliciousness? Chef Megan will teach you how to make these filled, topped or glazed confections that please all. By the way, there’s no better smell to fill your home with than warm doughnuts….

Menu: Coffee Glazed Yeast Doughnuts; Chocolate Cake Doughnuts; ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Wine and Pizza

Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 6:00pm

Elizabeth Cooper and Caitlin Burke

Pizza and beer often leaving you feeling too full, but pizza and wine make a perfect pair. Learn the basic dough techniques, new and wonderful combinations of toppings for America’s favorite food as well as wine pairings.

Menu: Mediterranean Pizza, Caesar Salad with Pizza Crust Croutons, ... more details

Register$40.00

Fridays Uncorked: Santa Barbara and Paso Robles Revisited

Friday, December 12, 2014
More than 200 wineries and more than 26,000 vineyard acres pepper the wooded hills of Paso Robles west of U.S. 101 and blanket the flatter, more open land on the east side. The region's brutally hot summer days and cool nights yield stellar grapes that make noteworthy wines, particularly robust ... more details
$15.00

Tasting with Emmi Roth Kase

Friday, December 12, 2014 at 11:00am
Join Betsy Hall from Emmi Roth Kase at the Tasting Station on Friday, December 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m and sample a delicious assortment of cheeses.
Free Event

Class: Learn at Lunch: Holiday Brunch

Friday, December 12, 2014 at 12:00pm

Katie Coleman

Invite friends and family to a delicious holiday brunch. Join Chef Katie Coleman to learn the basics of scone, frittata and crepe making. Taste her delicious versions and use the techniques to create your own at home. This is a one-hour class.

Menu: Holiday Scones; Potato and Kale Frittata; Crepes ... more details

Register$30.00

Vivian Howard Appearance

Friday, December 12, 2014 at 12:00pm

Come meet Chef Vivian Howard star of the PBS series A Chef’s Life and owner of the acclaimed Kinston, N.C. restaurant Chef & the Farmer. From 12 - 3 p.m. on December 12, Vivian will be doing a cooking demonstration, meeting fans, signing autographs and discussing the exclusive line of ... more details

Free Event

Wine Tasting with Aveniu Brands

Friday, December 12, 2014 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Friday, December 12 from 1-4 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Aveniu Brands.
Free Event

Wine and Beer Tasting with Mutual Distributing

Friday, December 12, 2014 at 5:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Friday, December 12 from 5-7 p.m. for a complementary wine and beer tasting with Mutual Distributing.
Free Event

Fridays Uncorked: Santa Barbara and Paso Robles Revisited

Friday, December 12, 2014 at 5:00pm
More than 200 wineries and more than 26,000 vineyard acres pepper the wooded hills of Paso Robles west of U.S. 101 and blanket the flatter, more open land on the east side. The region's brutally hot summer days and cool nights yield stellar grapes that make noteworthy wines, particularly robust ... more details
$15.00

Class: Elegant Holiday Dinner

Friday, December 12, 2014 at 6:00pm

Nicole Marriner and Trent Caldwell

Treat your family and friends to something special and host an elegant holiday dinner. Chef Nicole will guide you through every step and help you gain the confidence and skills that are sure to impress guests.

Menu: Cream Sherry Vinegar Salad; Tarrragon, ... more details

Register$40.00

Tasting with Republic of Tea

Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 11:00am
Join Gary Derrick from The Republic of Tea for a tasting on Saturday, December 13 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gary will be sampling from the selection of this year's exciting new holiday teas, including the downtown Christmas tea. Founded in 1992, The Republic of Tea sparked a tea ... more details
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Vino Vino Imports

Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, December 13 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for a free wine tasting with Vino Vino Imports.
Free Event

Tasting with Peggy Rose Pepper Jelly

Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 11:00am
Join Peggy Rose Pepper Jelly for a tasting Saturday, December 13 11 AM-4 PM. The Peggy Rose’s team has traveled the world to China, Canada, Macau, Thailand, and South Korea, and met with dozens of other country representatives at trade shows and missions to expand the Peggy Rose's market internationally. ... more details
Free Event

Tasting with Powder Mill Baking

Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 11:00am
On Saturday, December 13th from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m join Powder Mill for a special tasting. At Powder Mill the company goal is to strive for the best tasting healthiest whole grain baked goods on the market today. All of the mixes and and recipe formulations you will find here ... more details

Wine Tasting with Mutual Distributing

Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department Saturday, December 13 from 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Mutual Distributing.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Haw River Wine Man

Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 1:00pm
Join Eric Merlau of Haw River Wine Man for a complimentary wine tasting Saturday, December 13 from 1-4 p.m.
Free Event

Santa Visits and Cookie Decorating

Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 2:00pm
Bring the kids to Southern Season and let them meet Santa while you shop! From 2-5 p.m., decorate holiday cookies for friends and family!
Free Event

Santa Visits and Cookie Decorating

Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 2:00pm
Bring the kids to Southern Season and let them meet Santa while you shop! From 2-5 p.m., decorate holiday cookies for friends and family!
Free Event

Cookbook Signing: Debbie Moose

Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 2:00pm
Saturday, December 13 2 - 4 p.m. Debbie Moose's cookbooks are a rich blend of fantastic recipes and Debbie's great humor. Chock full of delicious Southern favorites, you are sure to find the perfect recipe, whether you are planning for an event, or just an unforgettable meal. Debbie's latest ... more details
Free Event

Santa Visits and Cookie Decorating

Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 2:00pm
Bring the kids to Southern Season and let them meet Santa while you shop! From 2-5 p.m., decorate holiday cookies for friends and family!
Free Event

Class: Food of México: Holidays in México.

Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 5:00pm

Marcelo Villasuso

Food is the main component of celebrations and Christmas is the most important family gathering celebration in Mexico. Many foods for the holidays in Mexico are shaped by Spain’s traditional dishes but Mexico’s cuisine re-creates them in their own special way with local ingredients and techniques.

Menu: Ponche (hot ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Holiday Entertaining with Small Plates

Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 6:00pm

Kendra Bailey Morris

Plan the party menu with ease! The holidays are a time for entertaining and Chef Kendra is here to lead you in another fun and educational class that will have you creating perfect party bites in no time.

Menu: Salt Baked Baby Potato Cups with Goat Cheese and Walnuts; ... more details

Register$35.00

Tasting with Tyron Distributing

Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Sunday, December 14 from 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Tyron Distributing.
Free Event

Cookbook Signing: Jim Webster

Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 12:00pm
On December 14 from 12-2 p.m., come meet Jim Webster, co-author, with Mario Batali, ofAmerica, Farm to Table. Webster, from the Washington Post, teams up with celebrity chef and restaurateur Batali to celebrate American farmers, their high quality products and their culture defined by hard work, integrity, and pride. Webster ... more details
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department Sunday, December 14 from 1-4 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

Class: Gift Exchange

Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 2:00pm

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Nicole Marriner and Halley Connell

Come have a fun afternoon with friends (or make new friends) as you learn to make timesaving holiday delights – all in jars. You’ll take home tasty treats to enjoy later from this interactive class.

Menu: Russian Tea; Muffin Mix; Cookie ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Kids and Parents in the Kitchen: Hunger Games

Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 2:00pm

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Brian Adornetto

Fan of the Hunger Games books and movies? Get ready for the new movie, out in December, with Chef Brian Adornetto. In this fun, hand-on class, parents and kids can learn together new cooking techniques and recipes to enjoy. Price is per-attendee.

Menu: Sliced ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Mozzarella/Burrata

Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 2:00pm

Stephanie Ganz

From fine dining to food trucks, Stephanie Ganz has been cooking and writing about food for the past ten years. Did you know only four ingredients stand between you and freshly made mozzarella and burrata? Join Stephanie as she shows you how easy it can be to make your ... more details

Register$45.00

Ice Cream Social Two for One

Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 3:00pm
Join us as we end the weekend each Sunday with an ice cream social! Stop by the ice cream parlor from 3-5 p.m. and buy one ice cream cone and get one free!

Cookbook Signing: Sheri Castle

Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 4:00pm
Join Sheri Castle for a book signing on Sunday, December 14 from 4 - 6 p.m. The Southern Living Community Cookbook by Sheri Castle will appeal to anyone who claims Southern food as their own, whether for a lifetime or a mealtime. Southern food and food stories are bound together ... more details
Free Event

Morning Buzz

Monday, December 15, 2014 at 8:00am
Mondays are always a drag! So perk up and join us at the coffee bar every Monday morning for $1 off all espresso drinks from 8-10 a.m.

Class: Gourmet Make Ahead Casseroles

Monday, December 15, 2014 at 6:00pm

Susan Hearn

The holidays are a busy time. Chef Susan Hearn is here to help with make-ahead casseroles ready to pull out of the refrigerator for friends and family.

Menu: Spinach Salad with Apples, Walnuts, Gorgonzola Cheese and a Cranberry Orange Vinaigrette; Slow Cooker Shrimp Creole; Green Chile Chicken Casserole; Greek ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Taste

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 5:00pm
Join us each Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. for Taste! This week we will be tasting peppermint delights at the Tasting Station!
Free Event

Class: Southern Cornbread

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

What is Southern cooking without cornbread? In this interactive class you’ll learn to prepare this traditional and versatile staple in wildly different ways that will make it the star of any meal. No longer is cornbread relegated to mere side dish status!

Menu: ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Holiday Hors d'Oeuvres

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 6:00pm

Sheri Castle

Make your next cocktail party sparkle with delicious hors d’oeuvres, all with a Southern twist. Cookbook author, food writer and Southern food expert Sheri Castle will lead share her knowledge and entertaining stories as she shows you how to prepare scrumptious holiday treats, both savory and sweet.

Menu: Sorghum Pecans; ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Wine Tasting with Aveniu Brands

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Friday, December 17 from 1-4 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Aveniu Brands.
Free Event

Class: Holiday Centerpieces

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Renee Devane

Renee is a native of the low country and has been creating fabulous floral arrangements for 20 years. Join her as she teaches you to create your own beautiful floral arrangements at home. Each guest will take home their own arrangement. Snacks will ... more details

Register$50.00

Wine Tasting with The Country Vintner

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 5:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Wednesday, December 17 from 5-7 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with the Country Vintner.
Free Event

Tasting with Tyron Distributing

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 5:30pm
Join us in the Beer Department on Wednesday, December 17 from 5:30-7:30 p.m for a complementary beer tasting with Josh from Tyron Distributors. In this continuing beer tasting series, Tyron Distributors will be featuring some of the best brews in their portfolio. You don’t want to miss out!
Free Event

Class: Christmas Sweets Party

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 6:00pm

Morgan Botwinick

Our resident baking expert Chef Morgan will teach you simple and fun ways to make Christmas candy that will delight all. It will make great homemade gifts –if you don’t get tempted to keep it all yourself!

Menu: Mini Chocolate Candy Cane; Cheesecakes, Cranberry Hazelnut Tartlets; Bourbon Salted Caramels.

Register$35.00

Class: Tantalizing Tamales

Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 11:00am

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Cooking School Staff

Tamales are a Mexican standby consisting of delicious ingredients served in neat little packages. Come learn how to make masa like a pro. Then, fill and roll it into tamale bundles using corn husks and banana leaves.

Menu: Refreshing Citrus Salad; Rossy’s Chicken ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Class: Learn at Lunch: Modernized Classics: Eating Well with Meals on Wheels

Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 12:00pm

Cooking School Staff, Debbie Petitpain and George Roberts

Meals on Wheel nutrition experts join the staff to show just how easy it is to prepare delectable and simple healthy cuisine. You’ll learn ingenious ways to update classics the healthy way.

Menu: Citrus Salad with a Kick; Meatballs with Pureed Cauliflower; Poached Pears.

Register$25.00

Thursdays Uncorked: Christmas Gifts and Entertaining Wines

Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 5:00pm
With the holidays just around the corner, why not stop in and take some respite from the shopping crunch? Taste through some of our holiday favorites and take home some bargains for yourself or for gifts. Tickets: $15 Stop by any time from 5 to 8 p.m. Register over the phone at: ... more details
$15.00

Class: Holiday Dinner Party

Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Susan Hearn

Have you ever cooked with celery root? Most people probably haven’t. Join Susan Hearn in this hands-on class and discover new ingredients and cooking techniques to make your next holiday party a hit!

Menu: Chestnut, Celery Root and Apple Soup; Beef Wellington; ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Class: Foods to Warm Your Soul

Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 6:00pm

Kendra Bailey Morris

Chef Kendra returns with this warming menu. Drive out the winter chill and learn to make these inspired comfort foods. Perfect for a great date night

Menu: Pasta e Fagioli Soup; Grilled NY Strips with Spicy Argentinian Chimichurri Sauce; Trumped Up Macaroni with Four Cheeses; Chocolate Spice Cake with ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Learn at Lunch: Sensational Sides

Friday, December 19, 2014 at 12:00pm

Cooking School Staff

Add some great side dishes to your repertoire to serve during, before, or after the holidays. Join the cooking school staff as they demonstrate these classic sides with a modern twist. And even if it doesn’t really qualify as a side, we’ll serve a little ice cream for ... more details

Register$25.00

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Friday, December 19, 2014 at 4:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Friday, December 19 from 4 to 6 p.m. for a complementary beer tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

Fridays Uncorked: Christmas Gifts and Entertaining Wines

Friday, December 19, 2014 at 5:00pm
With the holidays just around the corner, why not stop in and take some respite from the shopping crunch? Taste through some of our holiday favorites and take home some bargains for yourself and as gifts. Tickets: $15 Stop by any time from 5 to 8 p.m.
$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: Christmas Gifts and Entertaining Wines

Friday, December 19, 2014 at 5:00pm
With the holidays just around the corner, why not stop in and take some respite from the shopping crunch? Taste through some of our holiday favorites and take home some bargains for yourself or prefect gifts. Tickets: $15 Stop by any time from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Cooking School Register in-person ... more details
$15.00

Class: Christmas Eve Dinner

Friday, December 19, 2014 at 6:00pm

Celia Cerasoli

Christmas celebrations often incorporate elements from many different cultures so why not try something different in the kitchen this holiday season? Chef Celia leads the class in preparing her version of the Feast of the Seven Fishes, a traditional Italian Christmas Eve dinner.

Menu: Polpi, Calamari and Shrimp Salad; Baked ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Tasting with Wild Hibiscus

Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 10:00am
Try Wild Hibiscus as a unique garnish in champagne at your next special occasion, celebration or dinner party! Produced in Australia, this whole wild hibiscus flower is placed in the bottom of a champagne flute. Pour in a dash of the crimson syrup (a mix of spring water and Australian ... more details
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Ararat Imports

Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, December 20 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for a free wine tasting with Ararat Imports.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, December 20 from 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Empire Distributors.
Free Event

Class: Christmas Cookie Decorating

Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 12:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

Christmas is cookie season! Pipe and flow is the term for professional cookie decorating. In this class you’ll learn how to do that just like a pro. Your results are sure to impress all your family and friends. Snacks will be served.

Register$35.00

Wine Tasting with Ocean South Importers

Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 1:00pm
Join Lee Scanlon of Ocean South Importers for a complementary wine tasting Saturday, December 20 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Free Event

Santa Visits and Cookie Decorating

Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 2:00pm
Bring the kids to Southern Season and let them meet Santa while you shop! From 2-5 p.m., decorate holiday cookies for friends and family!
Free Event

Santa Visits and Cookie Decorating

Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 2:00pm
Bring the kids to Southern Season and let them meet Santa while you shop! From 2-5 p.m., decorate holiday cookies for friends and family!
Free Event

Class: Candy Centerpieces

Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 2:00pm

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Megan Scanlon

Megan is the master of all things candy and she will share delectable treats and arrangements all made with candies. Join her for a fun hands-on evening where we’ll explore small centerpieces, windowpane cookies and much more. Ages 13 and up. Snacks will ... more details

Register$45.00

Santa Visits and Cookie Decorating

Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 2:00pm
Bring the kids to Southern Season and let them meet Santa while you shop! From 2-5 p.m., decorate holiday cookies for friends and family!
Free Event

Class: Christmas Cookie Decorating

Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 4:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

Christmas is cookie season! Pipe and flow is the term for professional cookie decorating. In this class you’ll learn how to do that just like a pro. Your results are sure to impress all your family and friends. Snacks will be served.

Register$35.00

Tasting with Wild Hibiscus

Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 10:00am
Try Wild Hibiscus as a unique garnish in champagne at your next special occasion, celebration or dinner party! Produced in Australia, this whole wild hibiscus flower is placed in the bottom of a champagne flute. Pour in a dash of the crimson syrup (a mix of spring water and Australian ... more details
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Fine Wine Trading Company

Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Sunday, December 21 from 12-3 p.m.for a complementary wine tasting with Fine Wine Trading Company.
Free Event

Class: Christmas Cookie Decorating

Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 12:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

Christmas is cookie season! Pipe and flow is the term for professional cookie decorating. In this class you’ll learn how to do that just like a pro. Your results are sure to impress all your family and friends. Snacks will be served.

Register$35.00

Wine Tasting with Sour Grapes

Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Sunday, December 21 from 1-4 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Sour Grapes.
Free Event

Class: European Cookie Exchange

Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 2:00pm

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Nicole Marriner

Take time out of your busy holiday schedule for this fun and interactive class with Chef Nicole. You’ll create exotic and unique treats that make perfect gifts for neighbors, teachers, co-workers etc. Of course you may just want to keep them to enjoy ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Make Your Own Holiday Center Piece

Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 2:00pm

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Floral Department Staff

Always wanted a perfect centerpiece for the middle of your holiday table? Make it yourself! Join experts from our Floral Department staff as they teach you to create your own beautiful floral arrangements at home. Each guest will take home their own ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Ice Cream Social Two for One

Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 3:00pm
Join us as we end the weekend each Sunday with an ice cream social! Stop by the ice cream parlor from 3-5 p.m. and buy one ice cream cone and get one free!

Class: Christmas Cookie Decorating

Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 4:00pm
Register$35.00

Morning Buzz

Monday, December 22, 2014 at 8:00am
Mondays are always a drag! So perk up and join us at the coffee bar every Monday morning for $1 off all espresso drinks from 8-10 a.m.

Class: Canine Cuisine

Monday, December 22, 2014 at 11:00am

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Cooking School Staff

It’s the holidays and everyone deserves a special treat, including man’s best friend. Join the cooking school staff and learn to make these wholesome treats from our favorite doggy cookbook, three Dog Bakery Cookbook by Dan Dye and Mary Beckloff. ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Gifts From A Kids Kitchen

Monday, December 22, 2014 at 2:00pm

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Gwen Cummings

Gifts for the kitchen are personal and loved. This class, for kids 6 and older, will start the tradition of giving homemade gifts. Each child will leave with one of each recipe packaged and ready to give. A light snack will also ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: European Cookie Exchange

Monday, December 22, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

Take time out of your busy holiday schedule for this fun and interactive class with the Cooking School staff. You’ll create exotic and unique treats that make perfect gifts for neighbors, teachers, co-workers etc. Of course you may just want to keep ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Breakfast with Santa at Weathervane

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 8:00am
Join us for a morning full of holiday cheer when Santa comes to visit Weathervane! On Tuesday December 23 join us for breakfast with Santa from 8 to 10 a.m. We will be serving a delicious breakfast buffet full of holiday delights. Feel free to bring your camera and take ... more details
$16.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Holiday Fun

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 11:00am

Cooking School Staff

The kids are out of school but that doesn’t mean the learning has to stop. Bring them to this fun and informative class where they’ll learn to create culinary gifts and get their hands messy making the kinds of things all kids love ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Holiday Fun

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 11:00am

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Cooking School Staff

The kids are out of school but that doesn’t mean the learning has to stop. Bring them to this fun and informative class where they’ll learn to create culinary gifts and get their hands messy making the kinds of things all kids ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Bûche de Noël

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 4:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

The Yule log, or Bûche de Noël, is a Christmas tradition in France. In this class you’ll learn to create and decorate your own holiday dessert. It will serve four but it also makes a beautiful centerpiece. It’s a perfect fun holiday ... more details

Register$50.00

Taste

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 5:00pm
Join us each Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. for Taste! This week we will be tasting Holiday treats at the Tasting Station!
Free Event

Class: Holiday Appetizers

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 6:00pm

Oscar McCrowell

Chef Oscar from Richmond’s Social52 returns to teach you appetizers that will please a crowd. From creamy cheese dip to delicious bread dipper no guest will turn down this distinctive holiday fare.

Menu: Oysters Rockefeller, Bacon Wrapped Dates, Spicy Pecans, Queso Dip, Beer Bacon Cheddar Bread.

Register$35.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Holiday Fun

Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 11:00am

Cooking School Staff

The kids are out of school but that doesn’t mean the learning has to stop. Bring them to this fun and informative class where they’ll learn to create culinary gifts and get their hands messy making the kinds of things all kids love ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Holiday Fun

Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 11:00am

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Cooking School Staff

The kids are out of school but that doesn’t mean the learning has to stop. Bring them to this fun and informative class where they’ll learn to create culinary gifts and get their hands messy making the kinds of things all kids ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Afternoon Tea with Oliver Pluff

Friday, December 26, 2014 at 4:00pm

Kyle Brown

Join Kyle Brown, the founder of Charleston's Oliver Pluff & Company for a tea demonstration and tea tasting. Participants will learn about the history of tea and tea flavor profiles. Southern Season cooking staff will also teach participants how to create classic English tea accompaniments. Oliver Pluff & ... more details

Register$25.00

Fridays Uncorked: Champagne, Sparkling and Wines for the New Year

Friday, December 26, 2014 at 5:00pm
Ring in the New Year with some fantastic Champagnes, sparkling wines and just plain delicious choices that we at Southern Season just love to share. We will sample some delicious caviar, seafood, and other perfect noshes that will help you celebrate the New Year at your home as well. Tickets: $15 Stop ... more details
$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: Champagne, Sparkling, and Wines for the New Year

Friday, December 26, 2014 at 5:00pm
Ring in the New Year with some fantastic Champagnes, sparkling wines and just plain delicious choices that we at Southern Season just love to share. We will sample some delicious caviar, seafood, and other perfect noshes that will help you celebrate the New Year at home.
$15.00

Wine Tasting with Sour Grapes

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, December 27 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Sour Grapes.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department Saturday, December 27 from 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

Class: New Years Day Buffet

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 1:00pm

Cooking School Staff

Get ready to kick off the new year and have a fun meal with friends. Our staff will lead you through preparations to make a classic New Year’s feast that is sure to bring you good luck!

Menu: Roasted Red Pepper and Bean Dip; Hoppin John Salad; Chipotle Glazed ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: New Years Day Buffet

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 1:00pm

Cooking School Staff

Get ready to kick off the new year and have a fun meal with friends. Our staff will lead you through preparations to make a classic New Year’s feast that is sure to bring you good luck!

Menu: Roasted Red Pepper and Bean Dip; Hoppin John Salad; Chipotle Glazed ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Seriously Simple New Year's Eve Party

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Ellen Clevenger-Firley

Enjoy a delicious dinner party where the cook gets to be part of the party. Join Ellen Clevenger-Firley, Cooking School Manager for this hand-on learning experience and enjoy the party!

Menu: Warm Sweet and Spicy Nuts; Grilled Chicken Skewers with Yogurt Mango Sauce; Arugula ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Sushi

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 2:00pm

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So you’ve splurged during the holidays…that’s OK, we all do. But now is the perfect time to prepare for those New Year’s resolutions of healthy eating. Our staff will teach you how to make sushi like a pro in this fun and interactive class. ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Sushi

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 2:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

So you’ve splurged during the holidays…that’s OK, we all do. But now is the perfect time to prepare for those New Year’s resolutions of healthy eating. Our staff will teach you how to make sushi like a pro in this fun and ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Ice Cream Social Two for One

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 3:00pm
Join us as we end the weekend each Sunday with an ice cream social! Stop by the ice cream parlor from 3-5 p.m. and buy one ice cream cone and get one free!

Morning Buzz

Monday, December 29, 2014 at 8:00am
Mondays are always a drag! So perk up and join us at the coffee bar every Monday morning for $1 off all espresso drinks from 8-10 a.m.

Class: Kids and Parents in the Kitchen: Cupcakes!

Monday, December 29, 2014 at 2:00pm

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In this hands-on class you’ll be guided through the challenges of buttercream frosting, which can be tricky until you know the secrets. Learn to make and fill a variety of delicious cupcakes and see how easy it can be to ice them with party-pleasing ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Class: Parents and Kids: New Year Eve's Party Menu

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 11:00am

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Gwen Cummings

Parents and kids will enjoy preparing this menu to celebrate the New Year.

Menu: Sparkling Cider with a Surprise; Cheese Ball Pops; Homemade Crackers with Lobster Dip; Milk Chocolate Mousse Sundaes.

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Class: Party Pairings: Bring in the New Year with Style

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 5:00pm

Cooking School Staff

Bring together the perfect chutney with cheese and explore wines to match. We will demonstrate simple recipes that allow you to embellish with superior products. Join the cooking school staff for this perfectly paired event.

Menu: Miniature Quiche with Chutney and Speck; Duck Burgers with Herbed Profiterole; Crudite ... more details

Register$35.00

Taste

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 5:00pm
Join us each Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. for Taste! This week we will be tasting cocktails and appetizers, perfect for Holiday entertaining at the Tasting Station!
Free Event

Tasting with Peggy Rose Pepper Jelly

Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Peggy Rose Pepper Jelly for a tasting Saturday, January 1 11 AM-4 PM. The Peggy Rose’s team has traveled the world to China, Canada, Macau, Thailand, and South Korea, and met with dozens of other country representatives at trade shows and missions to expand the Peggy Rose's market internationally. ... more details
Free Event

Cookbook Signing: Jill Dahan

Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 4:00pm

Come meet Jill Dahan on January 24 from 4 - 5 p.m. and have her sign copies of Starting Fresh!

Jill Dahan is passionate about preparing, eating and sharing foods that nourish the body and the soul. She sees food as the best investment in our overall health and firmly believes ... more details

Free Event

Cookbook Signing: Jill Dahan

Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 4:30pm

Come meet Jill Dahan on January 25 from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. and have her sign copies of Starting Fresh!

Jill Dahan is passionate about preparing, eating and sharing foods that nourish the body and the soul. She sees food as the best investment in our overall health and firmly believes ... more details

Free Event

Weathervane Valentine's Day Dinner

Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 5:00pm
Please join us for a delicious meal for two with your special someone this Valentine's Day! We will be serving a Three Course Pre-Fixe Menu from Executive Chef Spencer Carter featuring locally sourced ingredients and artisan selections. The Three Course Pre-Fixe is $49 per person with a $15 wine pairing ... more details
Register$49.00

Virginia Wine Expo

Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 11:00am

On Saturday, February 21 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Southern Season's distinguished Head Cheesemonger, Dany Schutte, will be teaching about Virginia cider and cheese at the Virginia Wine Expo. Don't miss this rare opportunity to learn from a master in the industry! For more information on the Virginia Wine ... more details

$20.00

Cookbook Signing: Jill Dahan

Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 4:00pm

Come meet Jill Dahan on February 28 from 4 - 5 p.m. and have her sign copies of Starting Fresh!

Jill Dahan is passionate about preparing, eating and sharing foods that nourish the body and the soul. She sees food as the best investment in our overall health and firmly believes ... more details

Free Event

Cookbook Signing: Virginia Willis

Monday, March 9, 2015 at 4:00pm

Come meet Virginia Willis on March 9 from 4 - 5 p.m. and have her sign copies of her latest book, Lighten Up, Y'all.

Virginia Willis has cooked with Julia Child, prepared lunch for President Clinton, and catered a bowling party for Jane Fonda. She began her culinary career tossing pizzas ... more details

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Cookbook Signing: Molly Stevens

Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 12:00pm

Come meet Molly Stevens on March 22 from 12 - 1 p.m. and have her sign copies of her award-winning books, All About Roasting and All About Braising.

Molly Stevens is a food writer, cookbook author, editor and cooking teacher living in Northern Vermont. Her cookbook All About Roasting: A New ... more details

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Cookbook Signing: Molly Stevens

Monday, March 23, 2015 at 5:00pm

Come meet Molly Stevens on March 23 from 5 - 6 p.m. and have her sign copies of her award-winning books, All About Roasting and All About Braising.

Molly Stevens is a food writer, cookbook author, editor and cooking teacher living in Northern Vermont. Her cookbook All About Roasting: A New ... more details

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Cookbook Signing: Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 3:00pm
According to their own descriptions, Bruce Weinstein is the chef and Mark Scarbrough is the writer. Whatever the combination, they’ve proven it works; together they are the authors of more than a dozen cookbooks and countess articles. Come meet these culinary stars on March 25 from 3 - 4 p.m. ... more details
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Cookbook Signing: Molly Stevens

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 3:00pm

Come meet Molly Stevens on March 25 from 3 - 4 p.m. and have her sign copies of her award-winning books, All About Roasting and All About Braising. Molly Stevens is a food writer, cookbook author, editor and cooking teacher living in Northern Vermont. Her cookbook All About Roasting: A ... more details

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Cookbook Signing: Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough

Friday, March 27, 2015 at 12:00pm
According to their own descriptions, Bruce Weinstein is the chef and Mark Scarbrough is the writer. Whatever the combination, they’ve proven it works; together they are the authors of more than a dozen cookbooks and countess articles. Come meet these culinary stars on March 27 from 12 - 2 p.m. ... more details
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Cookbook Signing: Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough

Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 11:00am
According to their own descriptions, Bruce Weinstein is the chef and Mark Scarbrough is the writer. Whatever the combination, they’ve proven it works; together they are the authors of more than a dozen cookbooks and countess articles. Come meet these culinary stars on March 28 from 11 a.m. - noon ... more details
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Cookbook Signing: Virginia Willis

Monday, March 30, 2015 at 4:00pm

Come meet Virginia Willis on March 30 from 4 - 5 p.m. and have her sign copies of her latest book, Lighten Up, Y'all.

Virginia Willis has cooked with Julia Child, prepared lunch for President Clinton, and catered a bowling party for Jane Fonda. She began her culinary career tossing pizzas ... more details

Free Event

Cookbook Signing: Virginia Willis

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 4:00pm

Come meet Virginia Willis on March 9 from 4 - 5 p.m. and have her sign copies of her latest book, Lighten Up, Y'all.

Virginia Willis has cooked with Julia Child, prepared lunch for President Clinton, and catered a bowling party for Jane Fonda. She began her culinary career tossing pizzas ... more details

Free Event

Cookbook Signing: "The French Cook Soups and Stews" with Holly Herrick

Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 4:00pm

Join Holly Herrick author of The French Cook: Soups and Stews for a cookbook signing on Sunday, May 3 from 4 to 5 p.m. Holly Herrick is an award-winning cookbook author and food writer who draws inspiration from the beauty and seasonal, local produce and delicious food and restaurants of ... more details

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