We begin with a new release sure to please any foodie in your life or on your holiday list. (It’s never too soon to shop, right?)  

Pizza night just got a whole lot better thanks to chef Marc Vetri. His new cookbook “Mastering Pizza” will have you turning out Instagram-worthy pies in no time. September also marks the twentieth anniversary of Vetri Cucina, his flagship Philadelphia restaurant. www.vetricucina.com 

On Friday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m., visit Newlin Grist Mill in Glen Mills for “Brewing at Colonial Williamsburg.” Hear about recreating historic beers and taste some too. Registration required: $5 for members, $7 for non-members. www.newlingristmill.org

Celebrate fall at The Annual Autumn Bounty Festival at Terrain in Glen Mills Saturday, Sept. 22. Highlights include a free Staff Chili Competition at noon and Autumn Bounty Dinner ($85, BYOB) from 6 to 9 p.m. www.shopterrain.com

Stop by Limerick Community Park Sept. 22 from 12 to 5 p.m. for the Wine, Beer & Food Festival. Tickets: $35 ($25 before Sept. 17). Organized by the Spring-Ford Rotary, proceeds help local nonprofits. www.winebeerfoodfestival.com

Don’t miss the Bands, Car Show and Bonfire at Thornbury Farm Market & CSA in West Chester Sept. 22 from 2 to 9 p.m. Enjoy wine, beer, food and live music. Admission: $10; children under 12 are free. www.thornburyfarmcsa.com 

It’s apple season! Have “bushels of fun” at Linvilla Orchards’ Apple Festival in Media Saturday, Sept. 22 and Sunday, Sept. 23 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. The pie-eating contest’s a must-see! www.linvilla.com

Chaddsford Winery hosts its Harvest Festival Sept. 22 and 23, beginning at 11 a.m. Come for the $5 specialty wine tastings, “Oktoberfest Bier and Wein Garten,” live music, food and more. www.chaddsford.com

Experience Ardmore’s Oktoberfest Saturday, Sept. 29 from 2 to 8 p.m., complete with a beer garden, traditional German fare and oompah band. Admission: $1 for ages 21 and up. www.destinationardmore.com/oktoberfest

Or head to Pottstown Sept. 29 for Sly Fox Brewing Company’s Can Jam Music Festival, beginning at 10 a.m. with teams competing to win their weight in beer. Organizers call it the “biggest and baddest free brewery concert yet!” www.slyfoxbeer.com

Follow the Berks County Wine Trail for its annual Artisan Cheese & Wine Pairing Event spanning two weekends: Sept. 29, 30 and Oct. 6, 7 from 12 to 5 p.m. Tickets: $20 ($15 through Sept. 27). www.berkscountywinetrail.com

Listen to live music and try some vegan food at the Phoenixville VegFest also on Sept. 29 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (rain date Sunday, Sept. 30). This second annual event benefits Peace Advocacy Network. www.phoenixvillevegfest.com

And you could call Sept. 29 “Souper” Saturday at The Woodlands at Phillips in Kennett Square. Learn how to make a delicious mushroom soup at this free cooking demo from 11 a.m. to noon. www.thewoodlandsatphillips.com  

There’s still time to help Duck Donuts in King of Prussia fight childhood cancer. Now through Sept. 30, buy one, get one free with a $1 donation to Gabe’s Chemo Duck Program. Meanwhile, stay tuned for new locations in West Chester and Collegeville. www.duckdonuts.com   

Sample more than 100 local craft and international brews at the King of Prussia Beerfest Royale Thursday, Oct. 4 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 6 from 12 to 3:30 p.m. or 6 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets: $45 to $75 with proceeds benefitting the King of Prussia District. www.kopbeerfest.com 

And finally, reserve your spot for Blues and Brews at Tyler Arboretum in Media Friday, Oct. 5 from 7 to 9 p.m. $30 members, $45 non-members. www.tylerarboretum.org 

 

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