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Here is a complete list of upcoming food events across the Triangle. A portion of this list runs each Wednesday in the food section but not all of it because of space. So we will share the entire list here each Wednesday morning: 

Kids in the Kitchen: I Scream! You Scream! We all Scream for Ice Cream!
With Stephanie Charns. Noon. Today. $35. A Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 929-7133
Elvis Glass Night
Featuring the annual Elvis glass. 7 p.m. Today. Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, 328 W. Morgan St., Raleigh. 821-7468.
Wine & Dine for Cancer Research
Join the Jimmy V Celebrity Classic for an evening of wine and gourmet foods. 6:30 p.m. Friday. $500 per couple. Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh.
Preserving Summer’s Harvest
11 a.m. Saturday. Free. Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. 856-6703
Southern Biscuits
With Willard Doxey and Marilyn Markel. 11 a.m. Saturday. $30. A Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 929-7133
Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Fest
Noon. Saturday. $30. Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. 462-2052. www.boothamphitheatre.comÖ
Chocolate Tour
Chocolate: An Exhibit with a Taste. Tours for children 8 and older, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Aug. 22. Adult tours are at 3 p.m. Aug. 22. $30-$37. N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W. Jones St., Raleigh. 237-2254.
Triangle Food Tour Chapel Hill/Carrboro
Participants will meet at The Franklin Hotel lobby, 311 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Register in advance. 2:30 p.m. Saturdays. $30. 319-5674
Triangle Food Tour Raleigh
Tour and eat in downtown Raleigh. Comfortable shoes and attire recommended. Register in advance. Meet at the former Capital City Grocery porch, 10 W. Franklin St., Raleigh. 2:30 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.m. Thursdays by appointment. $28. 434-8978 319-5674.
Margaritas and Latin Street Fare
With Marc Formato and cooking staff. 4 p.m. Saturday. $50. A Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. 929-7133
Cook with Magnolia Grill
With Ben and Karen Barker. 6 p.m. Monday. $50. A Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 929-7133.
All About Beef
With Sandra Gutierrez 6 p.m. Tuesday. $40. A Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 929-7133.
Humble Pie Wine Dinner
Chef Andy Cordova prepares a three-course meal paired with wine from Dionysus Wines. 6 p.m. Tuesday. $30 ($10 wine only). 317 S. Harrington St., Raleigh. 829-9222
Cancer Prevention and Survival Cooking Course
Learn how proper diet can help prevent and survive cancer. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, Sept. 1, Sep. 8. $35 (members) $50 (non-members). UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont, 100 Sprunt St., Chapel Hill. 966-5500.
Cooking with Arthur
With Chef Arthur Gordon. Class includes a wine tasting and dinner. 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays by appointment. $50. Irregardless Café, 901 W. Morgan St., Raleigh. 833-8898
Cooking Classes at the Inn
Classes resume Wednesday, Aug. 19. Every Wednesday will be a different menu. 6 p.m. Please register in advance. $45 per class, $200 five classes. Fuquay Mineral Spring Inn, 333 S. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. 552-3782
Wine Down Wednesdays
Relax and mingle mid-week with a tasting of five of our top Greek wines and complementary Mezethes (greek appetizers) for $20 per person. 6 p.m. Aug. 19, 6 p.m. Sept. 16, 6 p.m. Oct. 21, 6 p.m. Nov. 18, 6 p.m. Dec. 16. $20 per person. Xios Authentic Greek Cuisine, 800 W. William St., Ste. 100, Apex. 363-5288.  
Sugarland Bakery
With Katrina Ryan. 7 p.m. Aug. 19. $35. A Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 929-7133.  
Thursday on the Porch
Grilling at Foster’s Market. 5 p.m. Aug. 20. Foster’s Market, 2694 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. Chapel Hill-Durham Road, Durham. 489-3944
Julia Child: Birthday Celebration
With Willard Doxey, Chris Holloway, Marilyn Markel, and Deborah Miller. 6 p.m. Aug. 20. $35. A Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 929-7133.
Savory and Sweet Pies and Tarts
With Willard Doxey and Marilyn Markel. 11 a.m. Aug. 22. $40. A Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 929-7133.
7 Day Wellness Menu
Learn how to cleanse, nourish and rejuvenate your body. Limited seating, please reserve your spot. 2 p.m. Aug. 22. $15. Rosie’s Plate, 701 N. Person St., Raleigh. 833-0505.
Kids and Parents in the Kitchen: Weeknights Entrees
With the cooking staff. 4 p.m. Aug. 22. $65 (for 2 people). A Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 929-7133.
Beer Drinkin’, Pink Wine & Pig Pickin
4 p.m. Aug. 23. 3Cups, 227 S. Elliott Road, Chapel Hill. 968-8993
Argentine Wine Dinner
7 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 25. $85 p.p.. Bin 54, 1201-M Raleigh Road, Chapel Hill. 969-1155
Wine On Wednesday - Charity Event
This is a monthly charity event featuring select wines for $10/glass and complimentary hors d’oeuvres. 5 p.m. Aug. 26. $10/glass. Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 4325 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh. 571-6200.
August on the Farm dinner-in-the-field
Elliotts has partnered with Sandhills Children’s Center to offer the first annual August on the farm dinner at Sandy Woods Farm in Pinehurst, N.C. 7 p.m. Aug. 27. $100. Elliott’s on Linden, 905 Linden Road, Pinehurst. (910) 295-3663.
Vinnie’s Steakhouse and Tavern
Wine dinner featuring Silver Oak Winery 6:30 p.m. Sep. 3. $125 p.p.. Vinnie’s Steak House & Tavern, 7440 Six Forks Rd., Raleigh. 847-7319.

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About the blogger

Andrea Weigl has been the food writer at The News & Observer since the summer of 2007. She has won a handful of awards from the Association of Food Journalists and the Society for Features Journalism. Her profile of chef Ashley Christensen titled "A Force of Nature" will be published in the sixth edition of "Cornbread Nation: The Best of Southern Food Writing." She is serving a three-year term on the James Beard Foundation book awards committee. Follow her on Twitter at @andreaweigl.