Princess Tea Part Food Briefs Nov. 20-23

November 18, 2013 

When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday

Where: Cheesekeeper, 6600 W. Main St., Belleville

Features: On Thursday, sample French Beaujolais Nouveau wines. Saturday, sample 16 red and white wines, featuring wine broker Martha Ekwurtzel of the Wimbeldon Wine Co. Wines featured Saturday will be 15 percen off regular price that day.

Princess Tea Party

What: Kids Cooking Class

When: 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday

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

Cost: $20

Reservation: Required to 618-233-0513 or eckerts.com

Features: Don't miss the chance to join the queen and other little princesses for a special party. Learn princess etiquette, make a princess craft, enjoy special snacks fit for a princess, have fun dancing to princess songs and take part in a princess parade. Come in your favorite princess dress.

Give Thanks to Wine!

When:6-8 p.m. Thursday

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

Cost: $20

Reservation: Required to 618-233-0513 or eckerts.com

Features: Make wine a special part of your holiday meal this year. Whether you are serving a main course with hearty side dishes or a few light appetizers, impress your guests with the perfect wine pairing. The class starts with dry wines and will finish with sweet wines.

Soup and Salad with Side Kicks

Lunch and Learn

When:Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday

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

Cost: $15

Reservations: Required to 618-233-0513 or eckerts.com

Features: Looking for some ideas to entertain and impress holiday guests in a jiffy? Learn some shortcuts to get filling appetizers on the holiday table in no time. This class offers a tasty way to spend lunch with a friend.

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