Food and Culture of Vietnam, Chef Peter Gelman of Cappy’s Restaurant in Camden talks about Vietnamese food and cooking and will share food he prepared; Bangor Public Library. Free. 947-8336. 6:30 p.m. today.

Chef’s cooking demonstration, see how some of the restaurant’s signature dishes happen, Inn by the Sea (Sea Glass Restaurant), Cape Elizabeth. $49; reservations recommended. www.innbythesea.com. Saturday.

Wine Wise Presents, series providing an opportunity to learn about wines and meet people, Wine Bar on Wharf Street, Portland. $35 day of event; $30 in advance. www.winewiseevents.com. Sweet/late harvest wines, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday; Wine 101,  6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Beverage Education, learn about champagnes, sparkling wines and prosecco, Inn by the Sea (Sea Glass Restaurant), Cape Elizabeth. $38; reservations recommended. www.innbythesea.com. Monday.