Heirloom Restaurant owner Henry Wombles and chef/owner Mark Wombles are honoring Pine Mountain Settlement School on Thursday at their Midway eatery.
The second annual fund-raising dinner for the 99-year-old Harlan County school, which offers environmental education and educational support for local students, will have two seatings, at 5 and 7:30 p.m. The cost is $50; wine and cocktails are not included in the price. Call the restaurant at (859) 846-5565 to make reservations or go to Heirloommidway.com or Pinemountainsettlementschool.com for more information. Heirloom is at 125 Main Street.
■ Purple Toad Winery of Paducah won two Concordance gold medals at the 2012 Kentucky State Fair commercial wine competition Aug. 11. Judges awarded 101 medals to Kentucky wineries in the competition.
Wight-Meyer Vineyard & Winery of Shepherdsville received a Concordance gold medal for its Moore's Diamond wine. Forest Edge Winery of Shepherdsville, MillaNova Winery of Mount Washington and Talon Winery of Lexington each earned gold medals.
Wight-Meyer claimed 15 medals, the most in the 2012 competition. MillaNova received 14, Forest Edge and Purple Toad each took home 12, and Brooks Hill Winery of Brooks was awarded 11. For a full list of winners, go to Kentuckywine.com.
■ Winchell's, 348 Southland Drive, will have a lobster boil from 4 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. Whole Maine lobsters will be served with corn on the cob and new potatoes. New England clam chowder and fruit cobbler also are on the menu. Call (859) 278-9424.
■ McConnell Springs is having an ice cream social Saturday. Activities for children include a scavenger hunt and fossil dig. Hours are 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the park, 416 Rebmann Lane, off Old Frankfort Pike. Call (859) 225-4073.
■ Thai Orchid Café, 1030 South Broadway, will present Noodle Fest at West Sixth Brewing Co., 501 West Sixth Street, at 6 p.m. Saturday. Thai fare will be paired with local craft beers. Noodle bowls include basil beef, coconut noodle, and tofu and veggies. Call (859) 288-2170 or go to Thaiorchidcafe.net.
■ Woodford Reserve Distillery celebrates its 200th anniversary this month with a dinner and specialty tours.
Guests will get behind-the-scenes access, including many historical relics on the property. The 200-year-old Pepper House, an original spring house, will be open. Tours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 27 to 30.
A bourbon feast, 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 25, will be prepared by chef-in-residence Ouita Michel and her culinary team. Included are carved rack of lamb, Woodford Reserve smoked prime rib, Stonecross pork roast with bourbon barbecue sauce, bourbon-marinated quail stuffed with fresh figs, corn pudding, heirloom tomato salad with fresh basil, pickled okra and cucumber, green beans with bacon, corn pones and butter biscuits with tomato jam. The cost is $150. The distillery is at 7855 McCracken Pike in Versailles. Call (859) 879-1812 or go to Woodfordreserve.com,
Farmers market report
■ Hughes Farm is the newest member of Bluegrass Farmers Market. The farm, which raises rabbits and beef cattle, also sells baked goods at the market. Saturday is Customer Appreciation Day, and a limited number of Bluegrass/Wildcat blue market totes will be given away. Locations and hours are: 3450 Richmond Road, in the Pedal the Planet and Fast Signs parking lot, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday; and 730 Millpond Road, in the parking lot of the Willow Oak Pool, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday. Go to Localharvest.org/blog/29529..
■ Lexington Farmers Market's annual Taste of the Farm dinner will be Aug. 25 in Cheapside Park. Go to Lexingtonfarmersmarket.com. Fresh at the market are blackberries, grapes, sweet corn, summer squash, heirloom tomatoes, onions, garlic, potatoes, assorted cheeses, wine, honey, prepared foods and cut flowers.
Sharon Thompson: (859) 231-3321. Twitter: @FlavorsofKY. Blog: Flavorsofkentucky.bloginky.com.