Winemaking 101 Workshop - Learn the basics of fermentation, how to keep your wine from going bad and the process for making wine. Bring an apron. Saturday, 2-5 p.m., Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. $15. Registration is required. (509) 368-9378.
Inland Northwest Academy After Dark Classes - Upcoming classes include: Monday, Sushi 101, $50; Jan. 17, Duck 101, $65; Jan. 23, Gordon Ramsay’s Pet Peeves: How to Cook Scallops and Risotto, $70; and Jan. 31, Let’s Make Croissants, $60. Classes are from 6-8 p.m. Registration is required. For more information, visit http://incaafterdark.scc.spokane.edu. Spokane Community College, Orlando’s Restaurant, Main Building 1, 1810 N. Greene St. (509) 533-8010 or (800) 248-5644, ext. 8010.
Winter Cooking Classes at the JACC - Jan. 9, Bardenay Soups; Jan. 22, Angelo’s Italian Cooking; Feb. 5, Raci from The White House; Feb. 28, Delicious Take on Filet Mignon. Classes are from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Registration is required. For more information, visit www.thejacklincenter.org. Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $50 per class. (208) 457-8950.
Two Cooks with Love Cooking Classes - “Cooking with Love” series hosted by Two Cooks with Love Catering. Jan. 9 and 10, Five Mother Sauces featuring special dishes for each sauce and a variety of cocktails. Registration is required for all classes. For more information, visit www.twocookswithlovecatering.com. 6-8:30 p.m., Two Cooks with Love Catering, 11712 E. Boone Ave., Spokane Valley. $35; $30/if you bring a guest. (509) 891-5980.
Kombucha Tea Making Workshop - Learn how to make this sugar-sweetened tea into a tonic beverage beneficial for health. This workshop will include samples, a simple brewing technique, bottling procedure, and Q&A. Jan. 10, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. $15. Registration is required. (509) 368-9378.
Meet the Winemaker Tasting - Meet winemaker John Mueller of Grande Ronde Cellars. Jan. 12. Noon, Pilgrim’s Market, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 676-9730.
Fermentation 101 Workshop - Make your own sauerkraut at a hands-on workshop with Wakan Burrows. Jan. 19, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. $15. Registration is required. (509) 368-9378.
Annual GU Iron Chef: Cultural Cooking Battle - Presented by Gonzaga University’s Unity Multicultural Education Center and Sodexo. Interact, learn and experience the culinary delights of other cultures. Jan. 27, 3-4:30 p.m., Gonzaga University, COG, Second Floor Dining Room, 502 E. Boone Ave. (509) 313-5836.
Hawaiian Luau Winter Getaway - Anyone coming in Hawaiian outfits will be entered into a drawing for one of three beautiful baskets. Entertainment will be provided by Spokane Hula Na Ho’olaule’a Dance Company. Feb. 14, 4:30 p.m., Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. $15/advance; $18/door. (509) 327-1584.