Buche de Noel cooking class
You can learn to make this traditional French Christmas treat from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Monday at Raleigh's North Regional Library.
Cooking instructor Carol Colburn is teaching the free class. Please call 870-4000 to reserve a space.
The library is at 7009 Harps Mill Road.
Foothills beer dinner
Chapel Hill's Cypress on the Hill is hosting a five-course beer dinner at 7 p.m. Wednesday featuring brews from Foothills Brewing Co.
The menu includes boudin blanc, a white pork sausage, with beer-braised purple cabbage, roasted apples and creamy Dijon mustard sauce paired with India Style brown ale. The dinner costs $40.
To see the complete menu, go to www.cypresson thehill.com ; click on "events" and find the beer dinner on the drop-down menu.
For a reservation, call 537-8817.