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Tired of the same ol’ same ol’ dining options? Go pop-up instead. Quincho brings a Moroccan Fête four-course pop-up dinner at River Daze Café in Hood River on Sept. 20. Chef Jon Moch, who has worked at Celilo, Grain & Gristle, Biwa, and Old Salt, will prepare a four-course meal. Along with the menu, the setting will be decorated in a Moroccan-medina-inspired theme, complemented by traveler tales and surprise entertainment. Traditional hot and cold teas will be served all evening. Tickets are $65 a person, and include a glass of wine or pint of beer The event runs from 6:30 to 9 p.m., with dinner at 7. Buy tickets online . Guests may also bring their own bottles (wine/beer/cider only). Seating is limited to 40 people.


Sue Kusch of The Withered Herb and Cody Orchards (Parkdale) is presenting a series of classes on herbal wellness.  For registration and fees, go to The Withered Herb web site. Classes include sampling a variety of products, instruction on the medicinal and nutritive properties of herbs and a handout with recipes.Class dates and topics: August 12 & 15 – Food as Medicine: Fire Cider & Bone Broth; Sept. 16 – Going Viral: Herbal Remedies for the Flu and Cold Season; Sept. 19 – Elderberry Medicine; Oct. 14 & 17 – The Kitchen Herbalist: Cooking with Herbs & Spices. Classes will be held in the Cody Orchard Fruit Stand in Odell. E-mail questions to Kush.


Solera Brewery is accepting reservations for private parties on Wednesdays, when it is normally closed. Bar manager Lacy Corlis says they can host birthday parties, employee appreciation parties, corporate events and more, and she can coordinate catering, music and special requests. Drop her an e-mail with questions.