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Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People’s 7th annual Vino de Sueños fundraiser — where a dozen wineries team with label artists to make special one-off wines whose proceeds benefit wine country’s farmworkers — comes to the Marriott in Buellton on November 1, 3-6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and include a glass, wine tastings, food, and live music. See vinodesuenos.com or call (805) 686-0295….The 17th annual Empty Bowls, which raises money for the Foodbank with guests donating $30 in exchange for a handmade ceramic bowl, specially made soups, and fresh bread, happens on November 2 at the Page Youth Center. Seatings are at 11 a.m., noon, and 1 p.m. See emptybowlssantabarbara.com….Casey McGarry is making a documentary about Jimmy’s Oriental Gardens, and anyone with input, photos, or video footage to share should email jimmysdocumentary@gmail.com or call (805) 698-4882…The Santa Barbara Rescue Mission is accepting turkeys, canned food, and cash for its annual Thanksgiving feast. Donations can be dropped off at 535 East Yanonali Street from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily….The television show Good Food America (on the Z Living TV channel) will feature segments on Scarlett Begonia for charred cauliflower and duck breast on November 2, 6 p.m., and the Lucky Penny for the Milpas Pizza and lamb meatball sandwich on November 30, 6 p.m…..The first-ever Route 246 wine-tasting day goes down on November 8, with “five wineries in five miles” pairing their wines with food from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., including, from east to west, Dierberg, Foley, Melville, Babcock, and Huber

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