Tickets are now on sale for TerraVita, annual food and wine festival in Chapel Hill

Tickets are on sale for TerraVita, the annual food and drink festival held each fall in Chapel Hill.

TerraVita has a number of events as part of the four-day festival. Here are a few highlights:

▪ A “Deep Run Roots” dinner to celebrate the new cookbook by Kinston chef Vivan Howard of Chef & The Farmer in Kinston and the PBS show, “A Chef’s Life.” The dinner will be recipes from the book prepared by these chefs: Brian Kaderavek of Chef & The Farmer in Kinston; Frank Lee of Slightly North of Broad (SNOB) in Charleston, S.C.; John May of Piedmont in Durham; Bill Smith of Crook’s Corner in Chapel Hill; and Cynthia Wong of Butcher & Bee in Charleston, S.C. The dinner costs $135 and includes an autographed copy of the book. The dinner is 6-8:45 p.m. Sept. 29 at The Parlour at Manns Chapel in Chapel Hill.

▪ Pits, Spits and Grills dinner from 6-8:30 p.m. Sept. 30. The participating chefs include: Jim Noble of Noble Food & Pursuits in Charlotte; Joe Kindred of Kindred in Davidson; Sam Jones of Sam Jones BBQ in Winterville; Kim Hunter of Kimbap Cafe in Raleigh; Regan Stachler of Little Hen in Holly Springs; and master baker Lionel Vatinet of La Farm Bakery in Cary. Tickets cost $85.

▪ Its signature event, Grand Tasting on the Green, at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at Southern Village in Chapel Hill. More than 40 chefs and artisan food makers will be serving food. Tickets range from $60-$80.