BANGOR — Wine tasting, music and tour of new exhibitions, 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St. Wines selected and poured by Shane McCarthy of State Street Wine Cellar. $18 per person or $30 per couple for nonmembers; $15 individual members or $25 per member couple. To purchase tickets, call 561-3350.
BRUNSWICK — Cooking with Chef Mains cooking classes either 1-3 p.m., 2-4 p.m. or 3-5 p.m., based on availability every Wednesday through Friday in 2011, at No. 10 Water Restaurant at Brunswick’s Captain Daniel Stone Inn. Each class is open to private parties of eight to 20 people. All classes include preparation of a four-course, custom-designed chef menu with an emphasis on using local, seasonal ingredients. Mains will walk class participants through each step of the cooking process as they learn to make appetizers, side courses, entrees and desserts. The cost is $55 per person. For information, visit www.captaindanielstone.com.
ELLSWORTH — Wine tasting and art show featuring works by Diana McDowell, Marsha Townsend, Bill Hanson and Majo Keleshian, 5-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, at the Wine Cellar Gallery, 158 Main St. Art and wine will be 10 percent off the day of the event. For information, call 667-9377.