Steaming and Casserole Cooking in Clay, ideas for cooking in clay pots, Markings Gallery, Bath. 443-1499. 5 to 8 p.m. today.

Fire and Ice Bar, with refreshments and music, Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport. $20. 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Cookie Decorating and Tasting, in the children’s department, L.L. Bean Retail Store, Freeport. Free. 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Kitchen Garden Series: dinner with Pierre Gignac of 98 Provence, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. $85; reservations required. 633-4333. 6 p.m. Monday.

Wine Wise Presents: Wine Bar Wednesdays, weekly series providing an opportunity to learn about wines and meet people, Wine Bar on Wharf Street, Portland. $35 day of event; $30 in advance. Rieslings, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.