Eat well be well
Sisters Carolyn Hallet and Adri Warrick of The Whole Tulip will teach this course at 10 a.m. March 14 at Wing Haven, 248 Ridgewood Ave., Charlotte. The class will cover eating and living well, setting aside time for healthy shopping and food prep and more . $15 for Wing Haven members, $20 for nonmembers. Details and to register: bit.ly/1ethUPm.
Downton Abbey tea
The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge will host British-inspired tea services from 1-5 p.m. March 12-16, 10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway. Attendees are encouraged to dress in 1920s period clothing to enjoy savories and sweets based on the PBS series, as well as loose leaf tea from Harney & Sons. Cost is $32 for adults, $16 for junior patrons. Reservations are required: 704-248-4100.
Early registration for Festa
Early registration is open for the annual St. Anthony Festa Italiana to be held 1-7 p.m. May 18 at Queens University, 1900 Selwyn Ave. Early registration for the Italian food, wine and cultural festival offers discounted ticket rates for adults and VIP tables and runs through April 20. Proceeds go to the Nevins Center, which creates opportunities for people with disabilities. Details and tickets: conta.cc/1kuPhcV.
Cackalacky Cheerwine sauce
Cackalacky Cheerwine sauce is available at Costco, 500 Tyvola Road and will soon be in Costco locations statewide. The North Carolina condiment is a spicy-sweet sauce that incorporates Salisbury-based Cheerwine. Available in one-liter “magnums” for $7.49, details: www.cackalacky.com.