Black Bear Bourbon Bar - 10375 Ute Pass Ave., Green Mountain Falls; 684-9648, 964-2990, firstname.lastname@example.org. - Basic Bourbon Training, 8-10 p.m. Fridays. Cost is minimal and varies.
The French Kitchen - Call location and for cost. Registration: 694-4016, tfkcc.com. - Potatoes, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The Seasoned Chef - 999 Jasmine St., Suite 100, Denver. Registration: 1-303-377-3222, theseasonedchef.com. - French Macarons, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, $79. - Couples Class: Steakhouse at Home, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, $180. - Saturday Brunch, Gourmet-Style, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, $79. - Knife Skills 101, 6:30-9:30 p.m. May 17, $79.
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.
The Chemistry of Whiskey and Other Concoctions - Curiosity Unlimited luncheon and lecture, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Briarhurst Manor-Conservatory, 404 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Call for cost and reservations: 598-6780.
Elegant Royal Mother's Day Teas - The Cañon City Queen Anne Tea House, 813 Macon Ave., Cañon City, $20-$35. Reservations: 275-5354.
Mother's Day Picnic in the Past - 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center, 805 N. 30th St., $35. Reservations: gardenofgods.com.
Mother's Day Jazz Brunch - Hosted by the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Pinery at the Hill, 775 W. Bijou St., $65, $30 for 12 and younger. Reservations: 247-8686, tinyurl.com/lwhg8tk.
Grill Cheese Fest and Craft Beer Pairings - To benefit Ascending to Health Respite Care, 4-9 p.m., Catalyst Campus, 555 E. Pikes Peak Ave., $20. Advance tickets: athrc.com.
Gleneagle Sertoma Spirits of Spring Wine and Food Tasting - To benefit HEARS, The Home Front Cares and other local charities, 6-9 p.m., Antlers hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave., $60 or $110 for two. Advance tickets: spiritsofspring.org.
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