Wine Flight Night Food briefs

June 18, 2013 

Wine Flight Night

When: 5:30-9 p.m. Friday

Where: Eckert's Country Store classroom, 951 S. Greenmount Road, Belleville

Cost: $9

Reservations: Pre-register or walk-in; 618-233-0513 or online at eckerts.com

Features: A tasting of 5 wines in the cool classroom while enjoying the Summer Concert Series outside on the patio.

Pick, Ride and Cook

What: Mommy & Me Cooking Class, for ages 5 and younger

When: 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday and June 29

Where: Eckert's Country Store classroom, 951 S. Greenmount Road, Belleville

Cost: $12/child

Reservations: Requiredto 618-233-0513 or eckerts.com

Features: A wagon ride with your little one out to the fields to pick fresh produce, followed by lunch. Make farm-friendly pizza, berry salad and lemonade, then enjoy it picnic-style on the patio.

Picnic at the Farm

What: Kids Cooking Class

When: 1-3 p.m. Sunday and June 29

Where: Eckert's Country Store classroom, 951 S. Greenmount Road, Belleville

Cost: $15/child

Reservations: Required to 233-0513 or online at eckerts.com

Features: Enjoy a wagon ride out to the farm to pick some fresh produce. Make farm-friendly pizza, berry salad and lemonade, then enjoy it picnic-style on the patio.

The Mediterranean diet

What: Free talk given by nutritionist Cindy Hartman on how to stick to a diet rich in fruits, legumes, grains, fish and healthy fats

When: 6 p.m. June 26

Where: Villa Marie Winery, 6633 E. Main St., Maryville

Information: www.icasi.us. Sponsored by the ItalianCultural Association of Southern Illinois.

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