TASTE Philadelphia Festival of Food,
Wines and Spirits: Valley Forge Casino Resort hosts the event Oct. 21-23. Highlights include gourment foods, local and celebrity chefs, demonstrations, wine tastings, food from area restaurants and much more. Event hours are 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 21; two sessions on Oct. 22 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 4 to 8 p.m.; and, noon to 4 p.m. on Oct. 23. For a full schedule and ticket information, check http:// philly.gourmetshows.com/
Bellevue State Park: The 13th annual Vendemmia Da Vinci Wine & Food Festival happens 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 9 at the park in Wilmington, Del. Sample specialties from more than 20 restaurants, wines from every region of Italy and premium Italian beer. Entertainment includes contemporary and classic opera. The day also features a wine making contest. Tickets are $50 in advance, $60 at the gate. For directions and more information, call (877) 731-5790 or visit www.societadavinci.com.