• HOT TICKET

You say you want a Revolution? Well…

WINE REVOLUTION, the wine club at Grace, will be sampling organic wines this month. The club’s events are open to the public, so take a break from holiday craziness and learn about organic wines with Paul Chartrand of Chartrand Imports.

WHEN: 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday

WHERE: Grace, 15 Chestnut St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $10

INFO: www.restaurantgrace.com

• CHEAP THRILL

Green acres is the place to be — you’ll see

MEET THE LOCAL FARMERS who grow your produce at a book launch reception for “From the Land: Maine Farms at Work,” the first book published by the Maine Farmland Trust. The book documents life on seven Maine farms. Photos will be on display, and refreshments made with farm-fresh ingredients will be served.

WHEN: 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: The Quimby Colony, 769 Congress St., Portland

HOW MUCH: Free; books will be on sale for $20

INFO: www.mainefarmlandtrust.org