Christmas Appetizer Classes: Cooking instructor Maureen Goulet of Ambrosia Adventures will host a class on unique holiday appetizers for the festive season Wednesday, Nov. 30, 6: 45-9: 30 p.m. Classes are held at Y Franks store, 503 15th St., West Vancouver. Cost: $60. Info: www.ambrosiaadventures. com or 604-218-2084.
Whole Hog Dinner: Refuel Restaurant & Bar will host this annual dinner Wednesday, Nov. 30 with seatings at 6, 8: 30 and 11 p.m. The event is designed to connect diners to their food source. Guests will sit at communal tables and share in platters of nose to tail cuts of Sloping Hill Farm pork. Price: $59. Beer, wine and cocktail pairings will be available for an additional cost. Tickets: www. refuelwholehog.eventbrite. com. Refuel is located at 1944 West 4th Ave., Vancouver. Info: 604-288-7905 or www. refuelrestaurant.com.
Japanese Cooking Classes: A sushi class on various rolls and cones, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2-4: 15 p.m. and vegetarian dishes of gyoza and rice, Saturday, Dec., 10, 2-4: 15 p.m. Both classes include hands-on teaching, recipes and all the ingredients and will be held in Edgemont Village, North Vancouver. Each class is $50 per person or $90 per couple. Exact location and info: Kimiko, 604-727-5331 or kimiko@kimikoskitchen. com.