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Campfire Candy Sale - Through Feb. 26. Creamy mint patties, Almond Caramel Clusters, Almond Roca, P-Nuttles and Camp Snax trail mix. Visit www.campfireinc.org for store locations where they will be sold. Feb. 8, (509) 747-6191.

Sapphire Lounge Wine Tasting with Terra Blanca Winery - Sapphire Lounge is hosting a free tasting featuring wine from Terra Blanca Winery with owner Keith Pilgrim. Wednesday, 5 p.m., Hotel Ruby, 909 W. First Ave., Spokane, Wa. Free Admission. (509) 534-5805.

Fried Chicken Beer Dinners - Presented by Chef Adam Hegsted, featuring No-Li Brewhouse. Wednesday, 6 p.m., The Wandering Table, 1242 W. Summit Parkway (Kendall Yards). $35. (509) 443-4410.

Iron Goat Brewing Beer Dinner - This six-course dinner will feature pairings such as Head Butt IPA with hog’s head scrapple, pickled veggies and quail egg; Cherry Chocolate Stout with lamb, cocoa cavatelli and cherry mole; and Iron Goat Tripple with foie gras French toast, blood orange marmalade and white chocolate ice cream. Call Clover at (509) 487-2937 for reservations. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Clover, 913 E. Sharp Ave. $69. (509) 487-2937.

Love Your Farmer, Love Your Food - The Moscow Food Co-op invites the public to attend the annual “Love Your Farmer, Love Your Food” event. This free event will provide an opportunity for community members to meet and talk with the people who provide many local products around the Palouse. There will be a panel, meet-and-greet, appetizers, treats, no-host bar and a kid’s zone. Friday, 5-8 p.m., Moscow Food Co-Op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow. Free. (208) 882-8537.

Violets and Valentines - Samuel Canty, owner of Nothing Bundt Cakes, will discuss the history of Valentine’s Day, bundt cakes and how he and his family began a bundt cake business. Immediately following the talk, participants and the public can choose from an array of blooming plants, tropicals, Valentine-themed gifts for your home, fanciful fairy gardens and a selection of lush succulents, all decorated for Valentine’s Day. Guests will have the opportunity to make personalized Valentine’s, pop-up cards for their special someone and ivy plant starts will be available for instruction on making heart-shaped topiaries. Reserve a spot at tfm@thefriendsofmanito.org or (509) 456-8038. Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Manito Park, 1702 S. Grand Blvd. Free. (509) 625-6200.

Wine & Chocolate Tasting - Join us for a free tasting of some romantic wine and chocolate. Saturday, 5:30 p.m., Well-Read Moose Bookstore, 2048 N. Main St., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 215.2265.

Love at the Barn - The menu includes Caprese skewers, zucchini fresh veggie rolls, cucumber bites with cherry tomatoes, stuffed mini-potato bites, spinach stuffed mushrooms, roasted grape bruschetta, open-face roast beef and horseradish sandwiches and parmesan-crusted crab cakes plus a flourless chocolate cake in a cloud of cream and fresh raspberries for dessert. A complimentary glass of wine or non-alcoholic cider comes with the meal. Entertainment provided by the Palouse Choral Society Chamber Choir and selected soloists. Tickets can be purchased on line at: www.artisanbarn.org or at www.palousechoralsociety.org or by calling (509) 229-3414. Saturday, 6:30 p.m., Dahmen Barn, 419 N Pkwy, Uniontown. $55. (509) 229-3414.

Sausage Shoot - Sausage sandwiches available, as is homemade country sausage. Guaranteed sausage with scrip book. Email dustygunclub@gmail.com for more information. Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m., Dusty Gun Club, 652 Little Alkali Road, Dusty, Washington.

A Foodie Affair - Join Mont Lamm F2T this Sunday for a Valentines four-course dinner. More than 90 percent of the ingredients will come from local small farmers within 50 miles of Mont Lamm. There will be Washington wine pairings, live music, giveaways, and educational speakers. Sunday, 4:30 p.m., Mont Lamm, 7501 W. Enoch Road, Clayton. $55. (509) 276-7636.

Authentic Enchiladas & Chilaquiles with Chef Vira Melendez-Redman - Unlock the secrets to creating authentic Mexican cuisine and learn to make your favorite meals with the guidance of Chef Vira. Learn her family recipes for enchiladas and chilaquiles paired with Mexican rice and refried beans. Register online at thekitchenengine.com Monday, 5 p.m., Kitchen Engine, 621 W. Mallon Ave. $45. (509) 328-3335.

Four-Eyed Guys Brewing Release - First-ever beer release at Hop Jack’s in the Spokane Valley features Hoptometry IPA. Tuesday, 4 p.m., Hop Jack’s - Spokane Valley, 14700 E. Indiana Ave., Suite 1182, Spokane Valley. (509) 241-3687.

Squash Soup and Soccas Class - Learn the recipe for a basic soup and a classic protein-packed Mediterranean street food called soccas. Soccas are made with garbanzo flour, olive oil, and spices. They are traditionally cooked small and thin, though the variations can be endless; larger, they become great wraps or tortillas, or made thicker, they become a great pizza crust replacement for those on gluten-free or Paleo diets. Instructor Gretchen Stoops is a chef and nutritional healer, with training in France, and a degree from the Culinary Institute of America. Registration is required by Monday either by calling (509) 229-3414 or online at www.artisanbarn.com Feb. 15, 6-9 p.m., Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Parkway, Uniontown. $45. (509) 229-3414.

Elysian Brewing Pint Night - Four or five Elysian beers on tap. For every beer you buy you will receive raffle tickets for drawings. Feb. 16, 6 p.m., McClain’s Pizzeria, 10208 N. Division St., Suite 104. (509) 368-9045.

Spokane Go Red For Women Luncheon - The event kicks off with a wellness expo, health screenings and a silent auction starting at 9 a.m. The luncheon begins at noon and features a keynote address by Joey Traywick, an educator, nurse and exercise physiologist. Tickets and more information is available at SpokaneGoRedLuncheon.heart.org Feb. 22, Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $125. (509) 818-3200.

“Doors To Dreams” Gala - The Boys & Girls Clubs of Spokane County hosts this annual event. The evening will include a four-course dinner, paddle raise, networking opportunities and an offering of approximately 250 silent and live auction items. All proceeds will be used for club programming ability to continue offering year-round programs and services to kids, 6-18 years old, at three clubhouses for only $10 a year. Feb. 24, 5:30 p.m., The Davenport Grand Hotel, 333 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $100. (509) 4789-0741.

“Because There Is Hope” Cinderella Tea & Fashion Show - Benefit for Faye’s House, providing hope, healing and a safe haven for those touched by cancer. Feb. 25, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $40. (509) 953-5866.

Weird & Wonderful Winter Carnival - Beerfest & Bar Crawl featuring Sandpoint’s finest inbibing establishments. The beers will fit the theme of what’s weird and wonderful. Participating Locations Include: 219 Lounge, A&P BAR Grill, Eichardt’s Pub Grill & Coffee House, Idaho Pour Authority, MickDuff’s Brewing Co. Beer Hall, OlRed’s Pub, Pend D’ Oreille Winery and Trinity at City Beach. Feb. 25, 2 p.m., Visit Sandpoint 1201 N. Fifth Ave., Sandpoint.

Barili Port Wine Stout Release Party - Joint release party for Barili Cellars Liquorosso Port Wine and our Liquorosso Barrel-aged Drop D Stout. The wine makers will be here to chat about the wine with you and the bottles of Liquorosso Port. Our port wine barrel-aged stout we are putting in 32-ounce grunts for you to take home with you for this special occasion. We will also have Sue’s homemade stout brownies made with the Liquorosso Stout. Feb. 26, Noon., 12 String Brewing, 11616 E. Montgomery Drive, Suite 26, Spokane Valley. (509) 241-3697.

Around The World International Food Fest - Live entertainment, international food and beverages, cultural and visual arts. Fundraiser to benefit the Hayden Chamber of Commerce, The Human Rights Education Institute and The Family Guide. Feb. 26, 5 p.m., Silver Lake Mall, 200 W. Hanley Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $25. (509) 928-9664.

Good Food Book Club - Discussion “The Color of Food: Stories of Race, Resilience and Farming” by Natasha Owens. Feb. 26, 6-7:30 p.m., Moscow Food Co-Op, 121 E. Fifth St. (208) 882-8537.

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper - Hosted by the Brotherhood of St. John and the Cathedral Services. Dinner will be served from 5:30-7 p.m. The menu includes pancakes, sausage and eggs. There will also be a table for making Mardi Gras masks. Feb. 28, 5:30-7 p.m., St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. $4/seniors and children; $5/adults; $12/family. (509) 838-4277.

Brine a brisket for the perfect St. Partick’s Day dinner - WSU executive chef Jamie Callisonwill show you how to brine a brisket for the perfect St. Patrick’s Day dinner! The class fee is $45. Registrations MUST be received by Thursday, February 23. Register on the class listing at www.artisanbarn.org or call (509) 229-3414. Minimum number of students is 12; maximum is 18. March 1, 6-9 p.m., Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown. $45. (509) 229-3414.

Wine, Stein and Dine - Fundraiser for the Post Falls Education Foundation to fund classroom grants. Event includes tasting of microbrews, hard ciders and wine from area wineries, and hot and cold appetizers and desserts from local restaurants. Live music, wine tree raffle, photo booth, complimentary wine or beer glass and silent auction. 21 and over only. Tickets available online www.pfefwsd.org or these Post Falls locations: Columbia Bank, Mt. West Bank, Super 1, Enoteca, Yokes, Post Falls Chamber, Post Falls School Dist. office. March 4, 7 p.m., Greyhound Park and Events Center, 5100 W. Riverbend Road, Post Falls. $45. (208) 691-4675.

Wild Refuge Fundraiser Dinner and Auction - This year’s theme highlights the “Songs of the Refuge.” Benefits the Environmental Education Program, outreach activities, habitat restoration and other projects at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., Silent auction rooms close a 6:15 and 6:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m., speaker at 7 p.m., live auction at 7:15 p.m. No host bar. Onsite child care offered by Cheney Parks and Recreation for $9 for age 12 and younger. March 11, Wren Pierson Community Center, 615 Fourth St., Cheney. $40 by Feb. 18, $45 after, $50/door. (509) 629-1826.

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