Feast of the Seven Fishes, five-course, traditional Italian Christmas celebration. Reservations recommended, Cinque Terre Restaurant, Portland, $50. 347-6154. 4:30 to 8 p.m. Friday.

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, $30 in advance. www.winewiseevents.com. Sparkling wines, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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