<lst>Line dancing and country couples dancing every Thursday at Pepe's Place, 22360 S. Sterling Blvd, Sterling. Free beginner lesson starts at 7:30 p.m. The Southern Winds Band begins at 8:30 p.m. and plays until 11:45 p.m. A disc jockey plays music during the band breaks. There is a $5 cover charge for the band. All ages over 21 are welcome.
Experience the art of cooking with Olwen Woodier, cookbook author and food writer, who offers cooking classes in her large, modernized kitchen in Glenfiddich Farm, 17642 Canby Road, Leesburg, May 7 and May 9. The two-hour class includes hands-on participation for those who are interested, followed by a four-course meal. Seating is limited. Cost: $50 per person for lunch class, $60 per person for dinner class. Fee includes class, meal, beverages — mineral water, tea and coffee, glass of wine, and tax. There is no service fee. Call 703-771-3056 or visit http://www.glenfarmcookery.com.
Celebrate spring at Tarara's outdoor season kickoff event, the 8th Annual Winds and Wine Festival Saturday, May 17, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m and Sunday, May 18, from 12-5 p.m. Experience world-class wine, live bands, kite-flying demos, artisans, culinary delights, the Kids' Grape Escape, wagon rides to the vineyard, and u-pick asparagus. Admission Fee/Ticket Price: $10/person in advance, online by May 14 or $15/person at the gate, wine tasting included; $8/person under 21; Free/child 6 and under. Call 703-771-7100, Ext. 233 or visit http://www.tarara.com.
<cal2>MOTHER’S DAY. 1-5 p.m., Willowcraft Vineyards, 38906 Mt. Gilead Road, Leesburg. Celebrate Mother's Day weekend with a special dessert wine tasting and gourmet chocolates. Cost: $9 per person. Call 703-777-8161 or visit http://www.willowcroftwine.com.
BOND & BAKE. 12-4 p.m., Entrée Vous-Ashburn, located at 20937 Ashburn Road, Ashburn. Make a Good Morning Hash Brown Frittata for mom, free handmade card and picture frame making activities and all participants will be entered into drawings for local business gift certificates. Call Entrée Vous-Ashburn to register for this event- 703-723-4724 or place your order at www.entreevous.com, use group code: MOM.