What: Lunch & Learn class
When: Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday
Where: Eckert's Country Store classroom, 951 Green Mount Road, Belleville
Reservations: Required in advance to 233-0513 or eckerts.com
Features: Eckert family favorites Apple Burgers and Apple Waldorf Salad in jam jars will be prepared. Lunch portions served.
Hands On Class: Making Pestos and Hummus
When: 6-8 p.m. Aug. 28
Where: Fezziwig's, 220-222 W. Saint Louis St., Lebanon
Reservations: Required to 618-537-8422 or www.fezziwigsmarket.com
Features: This hands-on classes guide you through tips, techniques and flavor combinations of pesto and hummus. The best part is that you get to eat everything created. Optional wine by the glass will be available.
You've been wanting to see the inside of Ballpark Village next to Busch Stadium in St. Louis, so why not get some free food, too? Celebrate all things burrito at the first annual Ballpark Village Burrito Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday. The first 500 guests to arrive will get a free burrito from Tengo Hambre, located inside Fox Sports Midwest Live! Visitors can also enjoy a live Mariachi band and have a chance to win free burritos for a year (one per week) and a Tengo Hambre office party. Visit the Ballpark Village Facebook Page for updates.