New Seasons Fundraiser, New Seasons, 5320 NE 33rd, Sat-Sun Sept 30-Oct 1, 11 am-5 pm, $6

Join New Seasons at this weekend's charity barbeque/fundraiser. Not only is it for a good cause, but you won't get this much food for this cheap anywhere else. Support a good cause and get fed on the cheap—it doesn't get much better than that. AH

Wild About Game, Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK, Sat Sept 30, 10 am-5 pm events, $35; 5-7 pm wine and game pairing, $100; $125 for both

The Sixth Annual Wild About Game celebration is a day-long extravaganza devoted to wild game and poultry—that is, to eating them in the most delicious manner possible. Events include a chef cook-off competition and cooking demonstrations. Guest of honor Fergus Henderson, author of The Whole Beast: Nose to Tail Eating, will be on hand to sign books and (hopefully) give tips on how pig ears are best enjoyed. AH

Eat Local Challenge, University of Portland campus, 5000 N Willamette, Tues Oct 3, 5-7 pm, $7

Campus food provider Bon Appetit will be serving a meal made up entirely of local ingredients. The meal is open to the public, and every ingredient used (including oils, nuts, and beverages) comes from within 150 miles of Portland. AH