What: Italian Wine Class and Tasting with Umani Ronchi
When: 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5
Where: CiboDivino Marketplace, 1868 Sylvan Ave., Suite D100 (West Dallas)
What: Final White Rock Market of the Year
When: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7
Where: Good Local Markets, 9150 Garland Road (White Rock)
What: Noble Coyote Coffee Cupping
When: 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, Dec. 7
Where: Noble Coyote Coffee Roasters, 819 Exposition Ave. (South Dallas)
If you feel like getting some Texas pecans while supporting one of our North Texas farms, you can make a little road trip to Princeton this Saturday. The Reeves Family Farm has a lovely market that’s open during warmer months, but they’re opening it this weekend to offer some items for the holiday season. Expect fresh and candied pecans, canned and pickled items, jams, jellies, fresh baked goods, local cheese, local grass-fed beef and chicken, local honey and more.
What: Reeves Family Farm Christmas Market
When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7
Where: Reeves Family Farm, 3597 FM 1377, Princeton
The Latino Cultural Center is hosting a tamal festival to highlight the history and cultural importance of tamales in Latino culture. This free event will start with a lecture and discussion on the history of tamales from noon to 1 p.m. followed by “El Puelbo de Maiz” performed by storyteller Blanca Reyna and an interactive dance lesson from 1 to 3 p.m. The duration of the event will have a number of local tamaleros offering this delicious tradition.
What: Tamal Festival
When: noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7
Where: Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak St. (Bryan Place)
Not Your Lola’s is popping up for the last time this year Sunday at the Belmont. For this one they're focusing on arroz caldo, the Filipino version of rice porridge that can be found throughout Asia. Guests will have a choice of different toppings to go along with the dish.
What: Not Your Lola’s Arroz Caldo Pop-Up
When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8
Where: Belmont Hotel Dallas, 901 Fort Worth Ave. (West Dallas)
This hands-on class teaches how to bake macarons, and since it’s the holidays, this one features a Champagne-infused ganache version. Each person goes home with a gift box of macarons and a recipe booklet.
What: Champagne-Infused Macarons
When: 3-5 p.m. or 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8
Where: Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road (White Rock)
Tickets: $80 for non-Arboretum members, $70 for members