To celebrate the 35th annual Eldorado Great Italian Festival Oct. 8-9, the casino is inviting folks to enter to win a prize package consisting of two tickets to the festival’s Italian Buffet, two tickets to “The Producers” in the Eldorado Showroom and two bottles of Ferrari-Carano wine.
To enter, email your full name and city of residence to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m. PDT on Oct. 2. Entrants must be at least 21. One winner will be drawn at random and announced on the RGJTaste Facebook page on Oct 3. Festival details: www.eldoradoreno.com.
‘DOWNTOWN TRUCKEE WINE WALK & SHOP’
The annual Downtown Truckee Wine Walk & Shop runs from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 1 in historic downtown Truckee. The event features wine sipping, food tasting and shopping; the event benefits Tahoe Food Hub and Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Lake Tahoe and Nevada County.
Tickets: $40 in advance from www.truckeewinewalk.com, $45 day of the event.
FRENCH WINE CLASS AT TOTAL WINE & MORE
Truckee Meadows Community College Workforce Development and Community Education is offering an Exploring French Wine class that meets 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 4, 11, 18 and 25.
Cost: $99 plus $20 materials fee. Must be 21 to take class. Register here. The course takes place at Total Wine & More, 6671 S. Virginia St. Questions: Instructor Rebecca Davidson at email@example.com.
FEAST PRESENTS DOUBLE BOND WINE DINNER
Beginning 6:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Feast restaurant, 516 S. Virginia St., is presenting a six-course wine dinner featuring pours from locally owned Double Bond winery. Owner John Klacking is scheduled to attend.
Cost of $125 includes tax and gratuity. Reservations: 775-686-6969.