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Pumpkin Eater – Saturday – October 24
Abundant Harlow Gardens will be the backdrop for a pumpkin after carving demonstration by Chef Chris Baldwin from Delectables Restaurant on 4th Avenue. The free demo which starts at 10 a.m. will divulge gardening tips, culinary delights, and timely advice at 5620 E. Pima St.; 298-3303.  

Jewish Food Festival – Sunday – October 25
“What am I chopped liver?” That’s the question I asked one of the loves of my life whose face is kind of blurry now when he told me he only wanted to be friends. Whatever! You don’t have to be Jewish to love Jewish food. Check out the Jewish Food Festival at Brandi Fenton Memorial Park this weekend. Oy, don’t miss it.

Treasures Hidden – Sunday – November 8
17th Street Market presents an international cooking class featuring Chef Allen Yap from Neo of Melaka, a Malaysian restaurant, and Chef Ryan Jarrell from Vila Thai.  The event begins with a tour of the market by the chefs as they unlock the mystery of  ingredients used in these two Southeast Asian cuisines, followed by a cooking class and lunch. Beverages will include non-alcoholic drinks from around the world and bottled water.  Attendees receive a 10% discount on all items purchased at the market after lunch. The culinary fun starts at 11:30 a.m. and lunch will be served at 2 p.m. 17th Street Market is located at 840 E. 17th Street. The cost is $40 for Slow Food Tucson members and $50 for non members for class and lunch. Please RSVP by October 31.

Dog Biscuit Baking Contest
Are you the Martha Stewart of dog biscuit baking? Arizona Greyhound Rescue presents Greyhounds & Friends  Fall Festival and one of the contests is a dog biscuit baking contest. Contestants will promise to bake a dozen biscuits for discriminating 4-legged judges of any breed.   To find out more about the event, click here.

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