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Food and DrinkDine Out for Earth California
Rock the Earth will hold a culinary event at Calafia Café & Market A Go-Go celebrating the local food movement, where Chef Charlie Ayers will create a locally sourced six-course meal. There will also be live music, beer and wine. The event will benefit Rock the Earth and Earth Day San Francisco. April 17, 6-9:30 p.m. $115 in advance; 160 at the door (if available). Calafia Café & Market A Go-Go, 130 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto.
Food and DrinkWine tasting with Halcon Vineyards
Savvy Cellar Wines will host Jackie and Paul Gordon, owners and winemakers of Halcon Vineyards, who will lead a tasting of their Rhone-style wines. April 26, 2-5 p.m. $16. Savvy Cellar Wine Bar & Wine Shop, 750 W. Evelyn Ave., Mountain View.
Food and DrinkLeft Bank Beer Paired Dinner
Left Bank Brasserie Menlo Park will offer a four-course prix fixe menu, with each course paired with a different Anchor Brewing Co. beer. Guests will receive a bottle of Anchor California Lager before being seated. Reservations are required. May 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $55 four-course meal. Left Bank Brasserie, 635 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park.
Food and DrinkAldersgate United Methodist Church Bazaar
The Aldersgate United Methodist Church will hold its annual bazaar fundraiser, offering specialties including bento, BBQ chicken, udon, manju and other food items for eating there or take out. There will also be collectibles, crafts, an art gallery and Center For Spiritual Life events. May 2, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 4243 Manuela Ave., Palo Alto.
Food and DrinkPeninsula Macrobiotic Community dinners
The Peninsula Macrobiotic Community, started in 1987, serves a weekly gourmet vegetarian dinner in a friendly, communal setting each Monday, except on holidays. The full vegan meal includes soup, grain, beans or bean products, vegetables, dessert and beverages. A lecture is also offered once each month. Reservations by phone (650-599-3320) must be made by 9:30 a.m. on Monday. Mondays, April 6-May 18, 6:30-8 p.m. $18. First Baptist Church, 305 N. California Ave., Palo Alto.
Food and DrinkPortola Valley Farmers' Market
This weekly year-round market offers organic veggies, fruits, juices and nuts; farmstead grass-fed meats and chicken; free-range farm eggs; fresh seafood; fair trade coffee; gluten-free and artisan baked goods; orchids; crafts; hot Roli Roti chicken and potatoes; and more. Thursdays, March 12-Nov. 5, 3-7 p.m. (summer hours). Free. Portola Valley Farmers' Market, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley.
Food and DrinkOff the Grid: Palo Alto
With help from the Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel, Off the Grid will bring its market offering a number of dinner options and a pop-up bar to Palo Alto. Mondays, Feb. 16-Dec. 14, 5-9 p.m. Free. Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel, 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto.