Kids Can Cook For Mother's Day This class teaches kids 8-14 years old how to cook great breakfast foods, like orange smoothies, strawberry-stuffed French toast, eggs Benedict and more. $30. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Home Gourmet, 471 Main St., Dunedin. 727-736-6400 www.homegourmet.cc.
Kids Make Mom A Bouquet Chef Debbie teaches kids 4-7 years old to make a cookie flower bouquet for Mom, along with fruit salad, strawberry shakes and a card. $25. 1:30-3 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Home Gourmet, 471 Main St., Dunedin. 727-736-6400 www.homegourmet.cc
Zaz Fest Wine Dinner Zazarac invites you to a five-course dinner, including crawfish gratin on a bed of corn, bacon and spinach with sherry herb cream sauce, smoked quail salad, grilled, marinated lamb chop and a spiced cake with vanilla pastry cream and Chambord sauce. $70 plus tax and tip. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9. Zazarac, 3702 W. McKay Ave., Tampa. Call 813-350-0481 to reserve.
Ginger or Mary Ann? Vegetarian chef Debby DeGraaff votes for ginger. Learn all about it in a free cooking class, 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, or 10-11 a.m. Thursday, May 10, at Nature's Harvest Market, 1021 N. MacDill Ave., Tampa. 813-873-7428.
Take Mom To Brunch The Grill at Feather Sound hosts a special Mother's Day brunch, featuring omelet station, pasta station, seafood and salad bar, carving station with pepper-crusted prime rib and pineapple honey glazed ham, hot entrees and dessert station for $39.95 adults, $21.95 kids under 12, or free for kids under 5. 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 13, at 2325 Ulmerton Road, Largo (Feather Sound Square). Call 727-571-3400 to reserve.
The New Frontier Explore Washington/Oregon, America's new wine frontier as you taste the fruit of the vine with guest speaker Ed Rasdale. $30 per person Friday, May 4, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Wines By Morrell Florida, 2009 N. 22nd St., Tampa. 813-241-8587.
Those Stinky Cheese Guys Again The folks at Grand Cru Wine Cellar insist you stop by after work on Friday and taste their fabulous artisan cheeses, imported beer and fine wines. Admission is a measly $12, and you get $5 off any purchase, so show up any Friday, between 6 and 9 p.m., and wine down your work week in style. Grand Cru Wine Cellar, 11724 N. Dale Mabry (inside Main Street Shopping Center in Tampa. 813-269-8463. Reservations are not required.