Wines of South Africa: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 3. Double Oaks Bed and Breakfast, 204 N. Mendenhall St., Greensboro. Food pairings with Rickety Bridge wines and exploration of the history of the Franschhoek Valley. Free, but wine must be purchased. Part of One City, One Book. Donations accepted for the Greensboro Public Library Foundation. Email for information.

Downton Tea: 2 p.m. Oct. 5. O.Henry Hotel, 624 Green Valley Road, Greensboro. Learn the do’s and don’ts of tea etiquette and see historic silverware and china designs from Replacements Ltd. while having tea treats and cocktails in this tea service inspired by the era of the television show “Downton Abby.” $90. 336-854-2000.

Knife Sharpening: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 12. The Extra Ingredient, 801-D Friendly Center Road, Greensboro. Part of a Zwillingfest event featuring food samples, drawings and knife maintenance tips. Free. 336-299-9767.

Ultimate Autumn Dinner, Texas Style: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 5. Terrapin Cove Farm, Yanceyville. $58. Email

Pumpkin Celebration and Pancake Day: 8-11:30 a.m. Oct. 12. Greensboro Farmers Curb Market, 501 Yanceyville St., Greensboro. Live music. $5 per plate. $2 more for sausage patty. 336-373-2402.

Apple Season: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 19. The Extra Ingredient, 801-D Friendly Center Road, Greensboro. Apple slicer demonstration. Free. 336-299-9767.

North Carolina Craft Beer Tasting: 1-5 p.m. Oct. 13. Deep Roots Market, 600 N. Eugene St., Greensboro. $25 co-op owners, $30 others. (336) 292-9216.

Pumpkin Sampling: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 5. The Extra Ingredient, 801-D Friendly Center Road, Greensboro. Sample pumpkin bread, butter and coffee. Free. 336-299-9767.

Knife Skills Class: 6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 29 or 30. Reto’s Kitchen, 600 S. Elam Ave., Greensboro. $50. Register at 336-274-0499.

Fresh Produce and Fruit Market: 5-7 p.m. Oct. 31. Wells Memorial Church of God in Christ, 1001 E. Washington St., Greensboro. Free. 336-272-6564.

Halloween Whisk(E)y Dinner: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31. 1618 Midtown, 1724 Battleground Ave., Greensboro. $86 at

Pigstock: noon-5 p.m. Nov. 2. Shooting Star Horse Farm, 5624 Davis Mill Road, Greensboro. Rotary barbecue competition to benefit Children of Vietnam. $30 advance, $45 day of the event. Tickets at Pigstock 2019 at

Wine Tasting: 6-8 p.m. Thursday. Rioja! A Wine Bar, 1603 Battleground Ave., Greensboro. $5. 336-412-0011.

Winery Tour and Tasting: noon-6 p.m. daily. Grove Winery and Vineyards, 7360 Brooks Bridge Road, Gibsonville. $7. Free winery tours noon-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. 336-584-4060.

Olive Oil and Vinegar Tasting: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The Gourmet Grove at Alamance Crossing, 935 Boston Drive next to Dillard’s, Burlington. Free. 919-627-7613.

Pick 3 Thursday: 4-10 p.m. Thursday. Tasting Room, 901 S. Chapman St., Greensboro. Two-ounce pours of any three wines ($10 or below) by the glass for $7. 336-676-5602.

Wine Tasting: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. Tasting Room, 901 S. Chapman St., Greensboro. $6. Free for club members. 336-676-5602.

Wine Tasting: 6-8 p.m. Thursday, 5-7 p.m. Saturday. WineStyles, 3326 W. Friendly Ave., Suite 141 The Shops at Friendly Center, Greensboro. Featuring five wines. $8. 336-299-4505.

Winery Tour and Tasting: noon-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Last tasting at 4 p.m. daily. The Winery at Iron Gate Farm, 2540 Lynch Store Road, Mebane. $2. 919-304-9463.

Wine Tasting and Tours: noon-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday. Stonefield Cellars Winery, 8220 N.C. 68 North, Stokesdale. $10. 336-644-9908.

Wine Tasting: 1-8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Thistle Stop Wine Shop, 210 N. Main St., Suite 124, Kernersville. Five wines and complimentary glass. $5. 336-310-4503.

Wine Tasting and Tours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Childress Vineyards, U.S. 52 and U.S. 64, Lexington. $12-$15. Free tours 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday; every half hour 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Reservations needed for groups. Bistro open for lunch 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. 336-236-9463.

Weekly Tasting: 4-7 p.m. Friday, noon-6 p.m. Saturday. Total Wine & More locations: 2976 Battleground Ave., Greensboro, 336-235-0400; Oakwood Square Shopping Center, 3503 Gate City Blvd., Greensboro, 336-235-2323; and Stratford Galleria, 551 S. Stratford Road, Winston-Salem, 336-245-0388. Free.

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