THANKSGIVING DAY BRUNCH Nov. 26, Scarpetta Los Angeles at Montage Beverly Hills Scarpetta combines the authentic flavors of Italy with the comforts of home-style American cooking for a Thanksgiving feast. The buffet, which will include stations at Parq Bar, offers seafood starters, fresh salads, homemade pastas and, of course, the requisite turkey and potatoes. (310-860-7970; montagehotels.com/beverlyhills) MONTAGE BEVERLY HILLS LA LOVES ALEX’S LEMONADE Sept. 12, University of California, Los Angeles Foodies will recognize many of the names that support this nonprofit dedicated to helping fight childhood cancer. From Giada de Laurentiis to Scott Conant to Chris Bianco, star chefs provide signature dishes for the annual September fundraiser. Expert mixologists will also be on hand, creating irresistible cocktails. Those that purchase tickets to the Meet and Greet also get early access and a seat at an exclusive chef’s dinner. (alexslemonade.org) VINI ET DÎNER Sept. 24, Scarpetta Los Angeles at Montage Beverly Hills Join Montage Beverly Hills Executive Chef Patrice Martineau and Scarpetta Executive Chef Freddy Vargas for a gastronomic journey through Italy and France vini et Dîner (“Wine and Dine”) includes a Champagne and hors d’oeuvre reception followed by a five-course prix fixe menu featuring both chefs’ innovative cuisine. Reservations are limited and can be made by calling 310-860-5848. (montagehotels.com/beverlyhills) HOLIDAY TEA Nov. 27 to Jan. 3, 2016, noon to 4 p.m. Parq Bar, Montage Beverly Hills Afternoon tea puts on its holiday best during this annual tradition that features artisanal teas including a custom, seasonally inspired tea by Lamill, served in hand-painted china by porcelain artist Lissi Kaplan. Gather with loved ones and enjoy an array of savory and sweet creations by Executive Pastry Chef Julie Jangali. Call 310-860-7886 for reservations. (montagehotels.com/beverlyhills) MONTAGE DEER VALLEY MONTAGE TO MOAB Sept. 12-13, Montage Deer Valley This adventure takes explorers on a private plane to the red rocks of Utah’s Canyonlands and Arches national parks for guided hikes or bicycle tours. The experience is typically purchased as a group package, but during the second weekend of September, guests can make individual reservations. Whether looking for a personal, peaceful retreat or a more exciting journey through nature, the special encounter is a must during a visit to the state. (montagehotels.com/deervalley) HOWL-O-WEEN PARADE Oct. 31, Main Street in Park City For All Hallows’ Eve, Park City is transformed into Bark City during a pet parade that takes over historic Main Street. The road closes to cars for the event, as children and animals dressed in costumes trick-or-treat through the various storefronts. In addition to candy and treats, some shopkeepers even offer parents a libation before they return to the holiday gaiety. (visitparkcity.com) THANKSGIVING FESTIVITIES Nov. 26-28, Montage Deer Valley Montage Deer Valley offers elevated experiences for the autumn holiday: Apex hosts a buffet with all of the traditional fixings, then families can enjoy cookie decorating, try to score a turkey at the bowling alley or compete in a fun family maze race. Round out the weekend at the unveiling of Montage Deer Valley’s famous life-size gingerbread house and the evening tree lighting party. (montagehotels.com/deervalley) DEER VALLEY CELEBRITY SKIFEST Dec.4-7, Deer Valley Resort Deer Valley opens to skiers Dec. 5, and to celebrate the season, Hollywood’s big names hit the slopes. The televised weekend includes races with awards, galas, a poker night and a concert, and benefits Waterkeeper Alliance, a nonprofit that champions clean water programs. (dvskifest.com) MONTAGE KAPALUA BAY UNCORKED WINE SERIES Sundays at 5 p.m., Cane & Canoe Bar at Montage Kapalua Bay During a weekly educational session, sommelier Vanessa Lampson offers insight on winegrowing practices around the world. With a reservation, guests can sample a few varietals along with light bites that pair perfectly with each label. Select weeks will highlight spirits such as scotch, bourbon and sake. Call 808-662-6681 for reservations. (montagehotels.com/kapaluabay) PLAY FOR P.I.N.K. Oct. 9-12, Kapalua Resort In its inaugural year, Play for P. I.N.K. invites Montage guests and residents to enjoy recreation and dining that benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Friday evening’s cocktail party sets the tone for the weekend’s golf and tennis tournaments, culminating in a festive soiree for a worthy cause. Additionally, all shopping, dining and accommodations at Kapalua during the weekend benefit the nonprofit organization. (playforpink.org/kapalua) MONTAGE LAGUNA BEACH NEWPORT BEACH WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL Oct. 2-4, Newport Beach Civic Center Newport Beach’s annual food festival is quickly becoming a hot spot for dining in Orange County. This year, three of Montage Laguna Beach’s chefs join a roster of acclaimed culinary professionals that have been elevating the region’s reputation for excellent cuisine alongside nationally known names like Rick Bayless. After the launch party on Friday evening, the tasting pavilions tout fare from 15 regional restaurants along with book signings, a home cook challenge and seminars with industry stars. (newportwineandfood.com) THANKSGIVING Nov. 26, Montage Laguna Beach Montage Laguna Beach provides a number of choices for guests to enjoy holiday fare, all served with an ocean view. For Thanksgiving, the ballroom will feature a buffet with live entertainment, while The Loft offers a four-course prix-fixe meal. At The Loft Bistro, diners can take a more casual approach with a la carte options; while the culinary team at Studio restaurant offers a chef’s tasting menu. (montagehotels.com/lagunabeach) THE INN AT PALMETTO BLUFF, A MONTAGE RESORT BUFFALO’S FIRST FRIDAY DINNERS Oct. 2 and Nov. 6, The Inn at Palmetto Bluff Casual fare is often just as delicious as more formal dishes, and Buffalo’s chefs take a decidedly dressed-down approach to the informative and fun food series. October’s event focuses on the perfect accompaniments for a cheeseburger, going beyond the expected accouterments. In November’s Fowl Play event, the experts survey their top poultry picks with meticulously curated wine pairings for each bite. (montagehotels.com/palmettobluff) A LITTLE DUST ON THE BOTTLE Oct.23-24, The Inn at Palmetto Bluff Vintner Dave Miner from Miner Winery leads guests through a tasting of wines from his cellar that have only been enhanced with age. The journey continues with chefs presenting food pairings based on ingredients and dishes that were popular during the year each wine was created. (montagehotels.com/palmettobluff) AROUND THE WORLD WITH PINOT NOIR Nov.12, The Inn at Palmetto Bluff Oenophiles and new wine enthusiasts alike will enjoy an exploration of the world with this fall’s Senses of a Sommelier event, which delves into the topic of how one of the most difficult grapes to grow produces the widest variety of flavor. (montagehotels.com/palmettobluff) MUSIC TO YOUR MOUTH FESTIVAL Nov. 19-22, Palmetto Bluff Now in its ninth year, the Music To Your Mouth Festival celebrates the best of Southern cuisine with events focusing on specific ingredients and techniques, the Open Fire BBQ Bonanza, a potluck supper, and the Green Eggs, Ham & Lamb breakfast. Indulge with one of the Whole Hog packages, which include attendance to groupings of events, or go a la carte to pick and choose your favorites. (musictoyourmouth.com)
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