CHEF’S DEMO AND WINE TASTING: In an interactive demonstration, chef Katie Reineberg of Maison Culinaire in Sterling prepares a winter farmers market feast paired with wines. 6:30-9 p.m. $69. Open Kitchen, 7115 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. 703-942-8148.


COOKING CLASS: Spike Mendelsohn leads a class inspired by his speak-easy, the Sheppard, including bar snacks and cocktails made by bartender JD Quioco. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $85. Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. 202-549-4172.

KIDS IN THE KITCHEN: The Junior League of Washington and Children’s National Medical Center host a healthful-eating and fitness activity fair for children. Includes exercise classes, cooking with professional chefs and demonstrations by nutrition experts. In the Diabetes Care Complex. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free, registration required. Children’s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Ave. NW.

TEA TASTING: This interactive tasting seminar explores the many flavors of honey and maple syrup and how they can enhance a variety of green, black and herbal teas. Students learn what creates these different styles and get to taste treats made with these ingredients. 1-3 p.m. $30. Colvin Run Mill, 10017 Colvin Run Rd., Great Falls.


GOAT AND WINE DINNER: Dishes paired with grenache wines. 7 p.m. $68, not including tax and gratuity. Poste, 555 Eighth St. NW. 202-783-6060.

WINE DINNER: Five courses featuring wines by Caymus Vineyards. 6:30 p.m. $129, including tax and gratuity. Russia House Restaurant, 724 Pine St., Herndon. 703-787-8880.


JAN. 16

COOKING CLASS: Chef Wendi James of Rutabaga Sweets teaches how to make Thai dishes. 6:30 p.m. $65. Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. 202-549-4172.

JAN. 17

COOKING CLASS: Chef Ethan McKee demonstrates techniques for making different types of pastas. Students take turns rolling and shaping while learning how kitchen tools can be used to fashion fresh, fast-cooking pastas. 2-4 p.m. $45. Urbana, 2121 P St. NW. 202-956-6650.

Becky Krystal

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