Cocina Corazón - Various locations. Registration: cocinacorazon.com/events. - Mexican Tamales, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, $65.
The Cooks Marketplace - 4697 Centennial Blvd. Registration: 960-4414, thecooksmarketplace.com. - Homemade Holiday Gifts, 6-8 p.m. Dec. 13, $65.
The Curious Palate Wine Tasting Classes - Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $25 and up. Advance tickets: tinyurl.com/z8j5pcw. - 6-7 p.m. Dec. 13.
The French Kitchen - 4771 N. Academy Blvd. Call for cost. Registration: 694-4016, tfkcc.com. - Pork, 11:30 a.m.-noon Thursday. - Potatoes, 9 a.m.-noon or 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday. - Bread, 10-11 a.m. or 2-3 p.m. Dec. 13.
The Seasoned Chef - 999 Jasmine St., Suite 100, Denver. Registration: 1-303-377-3222, theseasonedchef.com. - Couples Class: Happy Hour Bites, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, $165. - Christmas Cooking Morning, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, $69. - Make Your Own Tamales, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, $79. - A Very Big Night, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Dec. 13, $79.
Sparkling Wines for the Holidays Wine Tasting Class - 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Motif Jazz Cafe, 182 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd., $35 in advance, $45 at door. Reservations: motifjazzcafe.com/reservations.
Holiday Chocolate Festival - 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Colorado Springs Event Center, 3960 Palmer Park Blvd., $5, taste tickets to sample, 12 for $10. Advance tickets: holidaychocolatefestival.com.
Napa Valley Vintner Dinner - 6:30 p.m., The Margarita at PineCreek, 7350 Pine Creek Drive, $75 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations: 598-8667.
Holiday Tea - 11 a.m.-2 p.m., The Margarita at PineCreek, 7350 Pine Creek Drive, $27 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations: 598-8667.
Argonaut Wine and Liquor Wine Tasting - 100 wines and appetizers, 5:30-8 p.m., Park Hill Golf Course, 4141 E. 35th Ave., Denver, $30 in advance, $35 day of event. Reservations: Sheila Carey, 1-303-831-7788.
Italian Wine Tasting - 8-10 p.m., Fratelli Ristorante Italiano & Artist Galleria, Roman Bar, 124 N. Nevada Ave., cash bar; 575-9571.
SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS
Downtown Food Tour - 2-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays, downtown, $55. Reservations: rockymountainfoodtours.com.
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