Hunters and those who cook for hunters are being offered a class in dressing and cooking wild game tonight at 7.30. The location is the meeting room in the basement of the Post Office building at 3945 Chain Bridge Rd,. Fairfax. Max Carpenter of the Virginia Game Commmission will speak on new techniques of field dressing and there will be demonstrations of methods to butcher, freeze, smoke and cooke game. Recipes will be distributed. The session is free and is sponsored by the Fairfax County Department of Extension and Continuing Education.

Herbs in country kitchers is a theme of this year's Potomac Country House Tour. There are seven stops near River Road on the tour. Oct. 9 and 10, including the embassy of Uruguay and "Ardullie Croft," the home of Mr. and Mrs. Pat Munroe. The annual event benefits St. Francis Episcopal Church of Potomac.

A variety of home - baked breads, pickles and preserves will be sold to tour guests at Semmes Hall on the church grounds. At the Potomac Hunt Club there will be a demonstration of dried flower arranging and dried flowers, potpourri, wreaths and door decorations will be for sale. A quiche luncheon ($3.50) will be offered at Semmes Hall both days.

Hours for the tour are noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 9. and 11.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. on Monday. Oct. 10.Advance tickets are $5 per person at the church. The charge on tour days will be $6. Call 365-2055 for further information.

A wide - ranging course in Sephardic cooking begins Monday, Oct. 3, and Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville. Students in both classes of the five - session course will learn Sephardic history, culture and cuisine as found in Spain, North Africa and Asia.

The course, to be taught by Roberta Sabban, will be offered from 7 to 9 p.m. on Mondays and 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. on Thursdays.

A wine evaluation course will begin Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, 830 S. 23d St., Arlington. During seven evening sessions participants (limited to 20) will taste and discuss white wines of California, red wines of California, wines of Spain and Portugal, of Italy and Germany and white and red wines of France. The charge for the course is $40. Cheese as well as wine will be offered each week. For further information, or to register, call 8924458 or265-2652