Wine Making and Tasting Event: 4-6 p.m. Sept. 18, Brick House Museum, 850 Route 17K, Montgomery. Hosted by Friends of Hill-Hold and Brick House Museums. Presentation on wine-making process. Guests will have opportunity to taste wines from award-winning local wineries and products from home vinters. Hors d'oeuvres under the tent at the 1768 Brick House historic homestead. $35 per person. All proceeds benefit the museums. Advance registration and payment required. 615-3828 by Sept. 15. 

26th annual Taste of New Paltz: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 18, Ulster County Fairgrounds, 249 Libertyville Road, New Paltz. $3 in advance, $5 day of event; children 12 and under, free. Advance admission wristbands online at tasteofnewpaltz.com, at New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce, 257 Main St., or by calling 255-0243. Advance discount sales available until Sept. 16. 

Sunday Jazz Brunch: 12:30-3:30 p.m. Sept. 18, The Vinum Café, 84 Brotherhood Plaza Drive, Washingtonville. 496-9001 for reservations.

Kid Party Food class: 6-9 p.m. Sept. 19, Adult and Continuing Education Program, Sullivan BOCES, RPEC Building, Culinary Arts Kitchen, Liberty. Bring apron, wear closed-toe shoes, tie-back hair. $20 plus $10 materials fee. 295-4900.

Journey for Sight "Walk and Wine": 1 p.m. Sept. 24, Bashakill Vineyards, 1131 South Road, Wurtsboro. Presented by Mamakating Lions Club. $20. Profits benefit local needs. Complimentary wine or beer tasting and wine glass, donated by Bashakill Vineyards. Guided tour on roads and trails, snacks, water, door prizes, silent auction. 754-7146.