There are several food-centric events on the horizon, and you need to nab your tickets now to ensure you get a seat at the table. Find them and more events online at 417’s new community calendar.
• On April 26, you can take a Cultural Cocktails class at The Workshop at Finley Farms, led by Aaron Rozeboom of Bonded Beverage. Guests learn to make caipirinha cocktails from Brazil, the Pimm’s Cup from England and the Singapore Sling from Singapore. In addition to recipes, Rozeboom shares the history of each drink.
• On April 29, head to the Bass Pro Shops Shooting Academy at Big Cedar Lodge for their Tacos & Tequilas Fiesta event. Guests get to sample Cazadores tequilas and learn all about how it’s produced. Then the party starts with a mariachi band, margaritas and Mexican food.
• Tickets are going fast for the Urban Roots Farm Spring Dinner, featuring Chef Daniel Ernce from Progress. The event is a five-course meal served family-style outdoors on the farm. There’s live music, wine and beer too. The super-springy menu looks delish and features dishes like pea shoot salad, Newman Farm pork belly with honey-beer glaze, strawberry trifle for dessert and more.