EatNYC, a food fair


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EatNYC, a food fair to help groups like Birds Nest Foundation and Veggiecation, nutritional education programs for children, will be held on Wednesday from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Food and Finance High School, 525 West 50th Street. There will be talks, tastings, cooking demonstrations and book signings. Tickets are $27.37 for adults, $11.54 for children from

Tapas from Spanish restaurants will be served with Spanish wines at the Great Match to support New York Cares on Wednesday from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street. Tickets are $75, or $125 for admission at 5:30 p.m.;

In an unusual fund-raising approach, a cocktail will sell for $100 at the black-tie dinner for Self-Help Africa, an organization that promotes entrepreneurship. Created by the chef Nils Noren, the Change-Maker cocktail incorporates apple juice, vodka, Sorel liqueur and Bärenjäger. The dinner, on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Pier 60, Chelsea Piers at 23rd Street and the Hudson River, also includes an open bar. For tickets, $275:

A pre-Halloween cocktail party with a Jekyll-and-Hyde theme will benefit the Madison Square Park Conservancy on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Resto and the Cannibal, 111 East 29th Street. Resto will represent Mr. Hyde with a menu for carnivores, and the Cannibal will represent Dr. Jekyll with vegetarian choices. Costumes are welcome. For tickets, $100: (212) 325-1428,

Thanksgiving Localized

Local Roots, an organization that helps connect consumers with community-supported agriculture programs, will have packages of various foods from local farms available for Thanksgiving. Choices include turkey, vegetables, fruits, breads, cheese, baked goods, cider, honey and caramel corn, packaged in full shares that feed 7 to 10 people, half shares for 4 to 6. Ordering a turkey requires a deposit of $50 for full share, $30 for half. Prices for other items are $4.50 to $80. The foods will be available for delivery in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens on Nov. 17 and 18 from 2 to 8 p.m., or it can be picked up on Nov. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. at locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn. You must register by

A rotating series of vendors from Smorgasburg will set up pop-up kiosks in Whole Foods Market Bowery, 95 East Houston Street, for a month. The first, through Nov. 20, is Cemita’s, which serves Mexican sandwiches and tacos. From Nov. 26 to Dec. 23, it will be Milk Truck Grilled Cheese, and from Jan. 2 to Feb. 2, it will be Mighty Quinn’s smoked meats. An Irish food cooking demonstration and tasting by the trade group Good Food Ireland will be held Monday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Dean & DeLuca, 560 Broadway (Prince Street). The event is free:

Orange wines, a category of white wines that have an orange color and a complex, often earthy flavor, have been attracting attention among wine connoisseurs. Corkbuzz Wine Studio, 13 East 13th Street, will host a class and tasting on Tuesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m., $45: (646) 873-6071,

Listings for the Dining Calendar should be submitted by the Friday before Wednesday publication, by using a form