Julia in Paris: In honour of Julia Child's 100th birthday an elegant Julia Child inspired 10-course plated dinner will be served Saturday, Sept. 8 on the roof-pool deck of the Four Seasons Hotel, 791 West Georgia St., Vancouver. A 5 p.m. champagne reception will start the evening, followed by a long table format sit down dinner at 6 p.m. with ten of British Columbia and Seattle's top chefs and pastry chefs. Tickets are $300 which includes wine, taxes and gratuity and can be purchased at www. juliachildgala.eventbrite.com.
Neighbourhood Winemaker's Dinner: A four-course wine dinner made with local ingredients and featuring wines from The Artisan Collection Saturday, Sept. 8, 7: 30 p.m. at Le MarchÃ© St. George, 4393 St. George St., Vancouver. Tickets: $75. Reservations and info: 604-862-3420 or www. theartisancollection.ca.
The Best Catch Sustainable Seafood Festival will be held Sunday, Sept. 9, noon to 4 p.m. at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, 12138 Fourth Ave., Richmond. Discover which seafood choices are best for the planet and watch demonstrations by top chefs to show you what is tastiest for the plate. The cooking demonstrations will take place at the top of each hour, and there will be a variety of musical acts performing on the half hour. Info: 604-664-9009 or www. gulfofgeorgiacannery.com.
Feast of Fields: Tickets are now on sale for FarmFolk CityFolk's four hour wandering harvest festival and annual fundraising event. Taste the best of B.C. from chefs, farmers, fishers, ranchers, food artisans, vintners, brewers, distillers and other beverage producers from across the province. Feast of Fields highlights the connections between farmer and chef, field and table, and farm folks and city folks in a journey towards a sustainable, local food system. Host farms: Sept. 9, Golden Ears Cheesecrafters, Maple Ridge and Sept. 16, Alderlea Farm and Cafe, Duncan. All events run from 1 to 5 p.m. Tickets are $85 for adults and $15 for children and can be purchased at www. feastoffields.com.
Inaugural Dinner in the Park: An intimate dinner and auction fundraiser for KidSport Vancouver takes place Wednesday, Sept. 12, 6-9 p.m. at Seasons in the Park, Cambie Street and 33rd Avenue, Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver. The meal will feature courses from each of the Sequoia Company of Restaurants' four restaurants: Seasons In The Park, The Teahouse, Cardero's and The Sandbar. Guests will have the opportunity to mingle with Canadian Olympic athletes, while sipping a glass of wine or beer, listening to the Acoustic Groove Trio and perusing the auction items. Tickets: $165 per person or $1,320 for a table of eight and can be purchased at www.kidsportvancouver.ca. Fraser Valley Food Show showcases the bounty of the valley. It runs Sept. 14, 2-9 p.m., Sept. 15, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sept. 16, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Tradex Trade & Exhibition Centre, 1190 Cornell St., Abbotsford. Find unique food experiences, watch professional chefs and more. Admission: $9/$7/$5 Info and tickets: www. fraservalleyfoodshow.com.
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