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Follow the life and times of trailblazing cook Paula Wolfert, who is living with Alzheimer's disease. Chef Cara Chigazola-Tobin prepares several courses featured in Emily Kaiser Thelin's new Wolfert cookbook biography, Unforgettable: The Bold Flavors of Paula Wolfert's Renegade Life. Sip paired wines, including Faith Armstrong's delicate California pét-nat, alongside Moroccan alouk, chicken tagine and toasted almond couscous, among other plates. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Vermont chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.
A Moroccan Feast Inspired by Paula Wolfert: Tuesday, February 27, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Honey Road Restaurant, Burlington. $86-139; reservations required. Info, 497-2145, honeyroadrestaurant.com.
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Market Basket Challenge: Cooks formulate, then prepare and eat, a feast of seasonal plates using a mystery basket of local ingredients and pantry items from the farmers market. Saturday, February 24, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Blossom Whole Food Kitchen and Catering, Winooski. $45; preregister. Info, 338-1202, facebook.com/everytablevt.
Bark n' Brew: Hop heads and their four-legged friends meet shelter dogs, tip back brews and play puppy games. Saturday, February 24, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 14th Star Brewing, St. Albans. Cost of food and drink. Info, 528-5988, 14thstarbrewing.com.
Vermont Cider Week Kickoff Party: Cider makers and drinkers celebrate the start of a 10-day run of apple-related events and festivities. Friday, February 23, 5-8 p.m., Doc Ponds, Stowe. Cost of food and drink. Info, 760-6066, vermontciderweek.com.