<strong>Paella party at Amphora Winery:</strong> On Saturday, May 24, from 6 to 8 p.m., Amphora Winery hosts a paella party, feature the fabulous paella of Fabiano Ramaci of Per Le Stelle and Mora Estate Winery.
The evening celebrates the release of Amphora Winery 2001 Tempranillo and includes tapas, chicken and sausage paella, vegetarian paella, salad, bread, a traditional Spanish dessert served in the winery's cellar and live Flamenco music by guitarist Mark Taylor.
Guests also receive a complimentary wine tasting and one glass of wine; additional wines may be purchased by the glass or bottle.
Cost is $58 for the general public. For tickets, call 431-7767 or visit <a href="http://amphorawines.com" target="_blank">amphorawines.com</a>.
The winery is located at 4791 Dry Creek Road in Healdsburg.
<strong>We love a Supper Club!</strong> On Monday, May 19, the Monte Rio Supper Club hosts a Scandinavian Summer Feast, prepared by chef Helena Gustavsson Giesea of Helena's Kitchen.
The menu features vegetarian "Meadow" soup, a vegetarian savory cake, pork loin stuffed with fruit and accompanied by scalloped potatoes and cabbage salad and a dessert of meringue with berries and custard.
Cost is $15 for adults and $5 for kids.
The Supper Club takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Monte Rio Community Center (20488 Highway 116, across from the Rio Theater in Monte Rio).
The evening includes live music by Blythe and Streetwise.
For learn about upcoming Supper Club events, which take place on the third Monday or the month, visit <a href="http://friendsofmontherio.org" target="_blank">friendsofmontherio.org</a>.
<strong>Saturdays at Shed:</strong> Healdsburg's Shed (25 North St.) is abuzz with activity, especially on Saturdays, when the famers market takes place across the street from the award-winning facility.
Robert Kourik now holds court there every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., talking with customers about all things horticultural and answering questions. Kourik is a prolific writer and brilliant gardener; if anyone can help you turn your black thumb green, he can.
This Saturday, I'll join in the fun from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., when I'll prepare seasonal vinaigrettes and other dressings, share yummy samples and sign copies of "Vinaigrettes and Other Dressings" (Harvard Common Press, 2013). There is no charge.
SHED has launched a new series of Market Day Farmer's Lunches, which take place every other Saturdays at 1 p.m.
The first one is on May 31. Stop by or visit <a href="http://healdsburgshed.com" target="_blank">healdsburgshed.com</a> to snag a seat.
<strong>Wine & Film:</strong> On Sunday, The Hess Collection winery (4411 Redwood Road, Napa) hosts a screening of "Beauty is Embarrassing," a remarkable film about the career of cartoonist Wayne White, who was raised in Tennessee and enjoyed great early success as one of the creators of "Pee-Wee's Playhouse," an enormously popular television show in the 1980s. The movie chronicles his struggles as he attempts to balance his commercial work with his personal artist vision.
The director of the film, Neil Berkeley, will introduce the film and stay around for a Q & A session following the screening, when wine and appetizers will be served.
Tickets are $20 and are available by calling Ashley Cox at 255-1144 ext. 226, emailing ACox@hesscollection.com or by visiting <a href="http://hesscollection.com" target="_blank">hesscollection.com</a> and following the prompts.
The film will be shown in the Hess West Gallery and it launches a new series of monthly films, offered in conjunction with the Napa Valley Film Festival.