Kick Hunger with John Howie and former Seahawk Craig Terrill

 TUESDAY, November 20

Beer Class at Marination Ma Kai

Wondering what beers pair with turkey? Marination Ma Kai has you covered. The Alki Beach restaurant is hosting a tasting and dinner beer class from 6 to 8, taught by cicerone Robyn Schumacher, for $25. Tacos or sliders will accompany the five-beer tasting, and a raffle entry for a pint glass. 

THURSDAY, November 22

2012 Seattle Turkey Trot 

It’s Thanksgiving. So there’s that…plus the sixth annual Seattle Turkey Trot starts bright and early at 9 above Golden Gardens Park. Why not burn some premeal calories running—walking, or trotting—while supporting the Ballard Food Bank? It’s a win-win. Sign up online for $30 (would have been cheaper but it’s now considered late registration), $20 for children 10 and younger.

SATURDAY, November 24

Stone Soup for Kick Hunger Challenge 

For the second annual Stone Soup event, trophy-winning chowder will be dispensed by chef John Howie and former Seahawk now lead singer Craig Terrill from 11 to 2 by in front of the Whole Foods on Westlake. Tickets are $10 with 100 percent of the proceeds donated towards the NFL's Kick Hunger Challenge.

MONDAY, November 26

Pop-Up Dinner at Olivar 
Irbille Edibles, a catering company owned by Olivar former sous chef Irbille Donia, will be serving modern and contemporary Filipino food from 5 to 10. Always at the Mediterranean eatery the last Monday of every month, the pop-up dinner offers small shareable dishes ranging from $8 to $17. 

BEYOND
November 30  Experience Chateau Ste. Michelle’s holiday tree-lighting event from 5:30 to 6:30 with music and free hot cider. Stay a little longer for Saint Nick’s at Night Wine Tasting from 7 to 9:30. For $50, taste wines from 40 wineries and savory treats.