Matanzas Creek Winery is hosting its Holiday Open House this Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. Guests will be able to create their own gift baskets from Matanzas Creek wines, gourmet foods and the winery's estate-grown lavender. They'll also have the opportunity to create their own wine-filled truffles. Costs $20 per person; to reserve a spot, call 521-7015.

Compiled by Staff Writer Diane Peterson, who can be reached at 521-5287 or, and Peg Melnik, who can be reached at 521-5310 or