Flight Night, Pix Patisserie North, 3901 N Williams, 282-6539, Thurs June 22, 5-10 pm, $10

Flight Night at Pix is an opportunity to expand your palate and knowledge about tasty beverages without breaking the bank. Enjoy themed rounds of drinks and bits of knowledge every Thursday night. Tonight's Flight Night is about all things Gewurztraminer. CSB

Fruit of the Vine Dinner Series, Heathman Restaurant, 1001 SW Broadway, 790-7752, Thurs June 22, 6:30 pm, $75

Tonight kicks off the Fruit of the Vine dinner series, featuring local vintners from wineries throughout the Willamette Valley, paired with a five-course menu created with fresh seasonal ingredients and prepared by Chef Philippe Boulot. Each installment of this series includes dinner, a flight of five wines, and a discussion by the winemaker. Tonight's featured vintner is J.K. Carriere with winemaker Jim Prosser. CSB

Olea's First Anniversary Carnival, 1338 NW Hoyt, 274-0800, Wed June 28, 5:30-10 pm, $20

Olea is rolling out the big top for its first anniversary shindig. Beverages and food are included in the price of the ticket. Once inside the gates, be sure to try bites from the small plates menu, such as grilled dates, pommes frites, or crispy frico and ceci. Then enjoy lobster corn dogs, five-rum daiquiri snow cones, and cotton candy in passion fruit and bubble gum flavors. This event will raise money for the Ronald McDonald House Charities with carnival games and raffle items. CSB