Cooking for One, 6 p.m. Feb. 19, Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, Aurora. Information: Details: Free cooking demo on time-efficient meals for one including Beef, Barley and Vegetable Stew

3rd Annual Winter Beer Fest, Feb. 16, BierWerks Brewery, Woodland Park. Information: Details: Sample beers from local craft brewers including Trinity, Bristol Brewing, Prost Brewing, Colorado Mountain Brewery and Pikes Peak Brewing

Colorado Tartan Day Highland Tea, Feb. 17, T G Danzport Ballroom, Denver. Information: Details: Afternoon tea served by kilted men plus Highland dancers and pipers, and Celtic music


South American Wine Tasting, Feb. 21, Sonomaz Wine Bar and Grill, Lone Tree. Information: Details: Rafael Craveiro offers tastes of Carmenere, Syrah, Malbec, Viognier and Sauvignon Blanc from three South American wineries

Family Pasta Workshop, Feb. 23, Expo Recreation Center, Aurora. Information: Details: Kids 6-12 and their parents make pasta including cheese ravioli with marinara sauce, and chicken noodle soup

Your Home Garden, March 3, Denver Botanic Gardens. Information: Details: Sundari Kraft teaches techniques for maximizing your vegetable production: creating a master plan, soil preparation, seed starting, and succession planting

Cochon 555, March 10, Vail. Information: Details: Five chefs including Denver’s Lon Symensma each prepare a 6-course menu from one heritage pig matched with wines from five small wineries

Anthony Bourdain, April 14, Macky Auditorium, Boulder. Information: Details: Expect a heated food debate when bad-boy Bourdain and chef Eric Ripert bring their “Good vs. Evil” speaking tour to town

Taste of Vail, April 4-6, 2013. Information: Details: Events include the Taste of Vail Lamb Cook-Off, Mountain-top Picnic, Grand Tasting and wine seminars


Culinary Connectors, 2 p.m. Saturdays, 760 AM. Details: Becky Creighton hosts a chat about food and wine attractions in the metro area

The Main Course, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, KEZW, 1430 AM. Details: Host Elizabeth Woessner talks food and dining with guests and callers

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