Fresh Picked - Sweet, Sweet Corn Feast: Refuel Neighbourhood Restaurant & Bar will host a family style dinner at communal tables to celebrate corn from the Fraser Valley tonight, Aug. 31 with seatings at 6 or 8: 30 p.m. Tickets are $59 (which includes dinner and one beer) and can be purchased at www. refuelcornfeast.eventbrite. com. Refuel is located at 1944 West Fourth St., Vancouver. Info: 604-288-7905 or www. refuelrestaurant.com.
Summer Garden Party: Hart House at Deer Lake holds its final event in the summer garden party series, featuring Spain. The evening starts with a casual wine tasting, followed by an al fresco dinner on the estate lawn overlooking Deer Lake. Guests can purchase wine from a specially selected wine list. Tickets are $52. Hart House is located at 6664 Deer Lake Ave., Burnaby. Reservations: 604-298-4278.
Rubs & Reds - Sidecut at CedarCreek: If you're in the Okanagan this week, it's not too late to enjoy this flavourfilled pairing. Four Seasons Resort Whistler's modern steak concept, Sidecut, is on the road tomorrow, Sept. 8. Sample the restaurant's renowned spice rubs and sauces in a delicious fourcourse meal paired with CedarCreek Estate's wines. The winery's final Summer Dinner Series event offers guests a unique opportunity to not only enjoy these rubs during the "Rubs & Reds" dinner but to come early to learn the skills themselves. For an extra $15, enjoy a private "Rub Class" with chef de cuisine Edison Mays. Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011: Rub Class, 5: 30 p.m. $15; dinner, 6: 30 p.m. $85 plus tax and gratuity. For reservations call Marsha Morrish at 250764-8866 ext 370 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. .
Enchanted Evenings Dinner Package: Enjoy dinner and music in Vancouver's Chinatown with a package that includes a pre-concert menu from Wild Rice Restaurant and a ticket to the "Enchanted Evenings" music series on Fridays until Sept. 2 at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. Packages are $46 and can be purchased by calling 604662-3207, ext. 209.
Pit Masters and Pour Masters: Re-Up BBQ will team up with Tantalus Vineyards to hold a summer barbecue Sunday, Sept. 4, 4-10: 30 p.m. on the terrace at the Waldorf Hotel, 1489 East Hastings St., Vancouver. Admission is $20 for all you can eat. Tickets and info: www.reupbbq.com.
Boots Across the Bridge: The District of North Vancouver Fire Fighters' Charitable Society and the Capilano Suspension Bridge team up for this charity wine event from 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9. Tickets are $100 and include wine, food and more. Visit bootsacrossthebridge. com for information.
Feast of Fields: Taste the very best of B.C. at this gourmet wandering harvest festival, Sunday. Sept. 11, 1-5 p.m. The fundraising event for FarmFolk CityFolk - a program that supports community-based sustainable food systems - will be hosted by Krause Berry Farms, 6179 248th St., Langley. Tickets for the event are $85 and can be purchased at www. feastoffields.com, Choices Markets or Krause Berry Farms.