Saturday, Dec. 6

Lambic-style beer tasting

, featuring four new releases: Kreik de Hill, Lambic de Hill, Framboise de Hill and Cassis de Hill. Free admission, pay for what you drink; bottles of all four beers will also be available for purchase. 2-5 p.m. at Iron Hill Brewery, 710 South Madison St., Wilmington, 302-472-2739,


. A second tasting of the same beers will take place Dec. 13 from 2-5 p.m. at Iron Hill Brewery, 30 East State St., Media, 610-627-9000.

The Market at Comcast Center Open House

, with complimentary tastings, cooking demonstrations, a chance to win a Table 31 gift certificate, music and Santa. Free admission. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Market at Comcast Center, 17th St. and JFK Blvd.

Sunday, Dec. 7

Sicilian holiday dinner

, hosted by Fabrizia Lanza of Anna Tasca Lanza Cooking School in Sicily, and featuring a menu that includes baccala with saffron potatoes, black risotto with squid, and more, as well as wines from the Regaleali winery, owned by the Lanza family. $65. 6:30 p.m. at Fork, 306 Market St., 215-625-9425,



Second annual Mill Creek Farm benefit party

, featuring light food and drinks, a silent auction, raffles and live music, to benefit Mill Creek Farm, which makes locally grown food more widely available in West Philadelphia. Tickets are $20 in advance and available online, or $25 at the door. 3-7 p.m. at the Ethical Society Building, 1906 S. Rittenhouse Square. For tickets and more information, visit


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Sixth annual Latkepalooza

, a celebration of Hanukkah and the potato pancake, with a wide array of latkes prepared by chefs from Center City restaurants and markets, as well as activities for children. $15; $10 for children ages 6-12; Free for children under 6. 2-4 p.m. at the Gershman Y, 401 S. Broad St., 215-446-3012. Tickets and more information available at



- Barry Zukerman

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