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The Hibrewnation Festival of Beers is almost upon us.
Raise your stein and sample more than 80 beers and offerings from two distilleries and a winery during the event from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, in Memorial Hall at the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave.
Grabbing tickets early is recommended. The cost is $30 for brew-samplers and $10 for designated drivers.
Visit hibrewnation.com for details.
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Chocolate lovers, get your recipe cards out.
The annual Chocolate Fest at Red Land Community Library has a new dimension this year. The library is accepting recipes for a "Library Lovers Chocolate Cookbook." You may submit as many recipes as you like, and you'll receive one free copy of the book. Additional copies will be available to purchase.
Participants are asked to bring their favorite chocolate dish to the festival for library patrons to sample. The festival will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the library, 48 Robin Hood Drive, Newberry Township. The snow date is 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11.
Visit www.yorklibraries.org/red-land or call 938-5599 for details.
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It's teatime in Wonderland.
The National Watch and Clock Museum, 514 Poplar St., Columbia, is hosting a Queen of Hearts tea at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, with appearances by Alice and the Mad Hatter. Children ages 4 and up are welcome to attend with an adult.
The tea will feature assorted sweets, scones with jam, and tea or hot chocolate. Formal dress and cameras are encouraged.
Children will make a heart-shaped clock for Valentine's Day, and museum admission is included in the ticket price.
Tickets are $18 for children and $12 for adults.
To reserve seats, call (717) 684-8261, ext. 234.
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The York County Cooperative Community Education program is offering a slew of adult education classes this semester. Here are the culinary classes:
Central York: Spring Fling! Savoring the Flavors of the Season, Learn to be a BBQ Pit Master, Mostly Muffins, and Authentic Indian Snacks. Visit www.cysd.k12.pa.us or call 846-6789.
Dallastown: Spring Forward with Fresh Recipes, Cooking for Two, and Super Salads. Visit www.dallastown.net or call 244-4021.
Northeastern: Cooking with Southern Flair. Visit www.nesd.k12.pa.us or call 266-3667.
York Suburban: The Vegan Kitchen, The Pleasures of Pasta, Pizza Pizzazz, Learn to Make Sushi, and A Chocolate Diversion. Visit www.yssd.org or call 885-1150.
Class days, times and fees vary. Sign-ups run until Feb. 28 or until all of the slots in a class are full, whichever comes first. For full class information and registration forms, visit the school district websites.