Pilgrim’s Beer Tastings - Laughing Dog Brewery. Today, 3:30-6 p.m., Pilgrim’s Market, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 676-9730.
Bottles Beer Tasting - Firestone Walker. Thursday, 5 p.m., Bottles, 3319 N. Argonne Road, Millwood. Free. (509) 443-4027.
Cooking with Carol - A three-part series of classes presenting elegant appetizers, salads, luncheon menus and dinner entrees. Friday, 3-5 p.m., Gourmet Way, 8222 Government Way, Hayden. $35. (208) 762-1333.
First Friday at Vino! - Taste wines from Vino’s Wine of the Month Club August Selections. Friday, 3-7:30 p.m., Vino! A Wine Shop, 222 S Washington St. $10. (509) 838-1229.
Cooking Classes at the Kitchen Engine – Monday, 5:30 p.m., Pastries in a Pinch, $45; Aug. 13, 5:30 p.m., Homemade Gnocchi, $45. Kitchen Engine, 621 W. Mallon Ave. (509) 328-3335.
Northwest Barbecue with Chef Adam Hegsted - Featuring cedar plank salmon, slow-cooked beef brisket, coleslaw, grilled potato salad, grilled corn and wild mushroom salad and watermelon daiquiri sorbet. Aug. 6, 5:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $50/per person. (208) 457-8950.
INCA After Dark Cooking Classes – Classes include: Aug. 6, Sensational Salmon; Aug. 7, Small Bites: Summer Nights; Aug. 8, Summer Artisan Pizzas. All classes are 6-8 p.m. For more information or registration, visit incaafterdark.scc.spokane.edu or call (509) 533-8141. INCA at SCC, 1810 N. Greene St., Bldg. 1. $49/per class.
Peach Festival – Held in Green Bluff Aug. 16-Sept. 1. Visit www.greenbluffgrowers.com for a map of growers.
Ales for the Trail - Enjoy a great craft beer from the Northwest and raise funds for the North Idaho Centennial Trail. Music, games and food vendors. Ride your bike to the festival and be eligible to win prizes. Minors may attend in the company of a legal guardian. All proceeds benefit the North Idaho Centennial Trail. Aug. 16, 1-7 p.m., McEuen Park, 420 E. Front St., downtown Coeur d’Alene. $24/advance, $30/gate, includes five pours, ID required. (208) 991-0040.