Kona coffee cultural Festival, 10 days of food, dance, arts and crafts and coffee-related events, continues daily through Sunday. Visit www.konacoffeefest.com or call (808) 326-7820 for a complete schedule.
Osso Buco, Martin Wyss, former chef and owner of the Swiss Inn, prepares the classic braised veal-shank dish, 9:30-11:30 a.m. today, Lyon Arboretum; $28 ($25 for members). Register: 988-0456.
MARIPOSA CHEESE CULTURE, cheeses from the Ile de France, Champagne, Lorraine and Alsace regions of northeastern France with a flight of three wines, 6 p.m. today, Mariposa, Neiman Marcus; $25. 951-3420.
Premier Bordeaux and Burgundy Wine Event, tasting of the 2000 vintage bordeaux, premier-cru and grand-cru burgundies and other international and U.S. wines, with discounts on selected wines during the event, presented by William Gladstone Imports, Tamura's Fine Wines, the Wine Stop and the Liquor Connection, 6-9:30 p.m. Thursday, Makai Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Resort; $40 in advance, $50 at the door. 262-8345.
Farmer's Market, fresh produce and food booths, 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Parking Lot C, Kapi'olani Community College; free admission. 848-2074.
Harvest Festival, celebrating harvest traditions of many cultures, talks on the cultural meaning of kalo (taro), cooking demonstrations and tastings, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Hawaii's Plantation Village, Waipahu; free. 677-0110.
Kabocha and Smoked Salmon from 3660, chef Russell Siu of 3660 on the Rise demonstrates two signature dishes, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Lyon Arboretum; $28 ($25 for members). Register: 988-0456.
Joseph Phelps Wine Dinner, multicourse dinner prepared to compliment the wines of Joseph Phelps, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, the Bay Club, Kapalua Bay Hotel, Maui; $100, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Hawaii Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. (808) 669-8008.
Rolaids & Zantac Great Diamond Head Beer & Wine fest, tasting of beers from microbreweries in Hawai'i and around the world, and fine wines, with entertainment by Guy Cruz, 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Waikiki Shell; $22 in advance, $29 at the door plus pupu plates for sale at $4 to $9 each; for 21 and older. Tickets: 526-4400.
Open Market, with a farmer's market, arts and crafts, flowers and plants and informational booths, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, He'eia State Park; free admission. 948-1111.
A Sunday Afternoon of Soulful Delight!, fund-raiser for the African American Commercial Council Hawaii, with wine tasting, cajun appetizers, DJs spinning '60 music and a silent auction, 3-6 p.m. Sunday, JMD Beverages Wine Cellar, Halawa Valley; $50. 597-1341.
Vintners in Paradise, annual fund-raiser for PBS Hawaii with tastings of more than 50 wines from the United States and Europe as well as sake from Japan, complemented by dishes prepared by Sheraton chefs, with a silent auction, entertainment and separate children's event, 4-8:30 p.m. Sunday, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel ballroom; $100 ($75 PBS Hawaii members), $25 for children's program. 973-0289.
Professional Chocolate Techniques, chef Daniel Sampson of the Fairmont Orchid at Mauna Lani demonstrates garnishes, plate designs and creating logos in chocolate, 1-4 p.m. Monday, 'Ohi'a building, room 118, Kapi'olani Community College; $40. Register: 734-9211.
Cooking Demonstration and Tasting, by students of Kapi'olani Community College's Culinary Institute of the Pacific and executive chef Rey Dasalla, 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays, Radisson Waikiki Prince Kuhio Hotel lobby; free. 921-5566.
Wrath of Grapes The Indigo Wine Club, sampling of wines with pupu, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Indigo Eurasian Cuisine; $20. 521-2900.
Turkey the Day after: Indigo Style, chef Glen Chu of Indigo Restaurant teaches how to make jook and other recipes with leftover turkey, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Nov. 19, Lyon Arboretum; $28 ($25 for members). Register: 988-0456.
2nd Annual Beaujolais Nouveau Festival, block party to celebrate the arrival, aboard a procession of Hummers, of the first pressing of the French wine, with wine tastings, food booths and live entertainment, 6:30-10 p.m. Nov. 20, Nu'uanu Avenue between Pauahi and Hotel streets; $35 for passport, which includes scrip for wine and food. Reservations: 521-2900.
Chocolate, a traveling exhibit follows the cacao bean from tree to treat, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Jan. 4, Castle Hall, Bishop Museum; admission $14.95 ($11.95 for ages 4-12, seniors and military), with kama'aina rates available. 847-3511.
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