Reed Valley Orchard, 239 Lail Lane in Paris, has Country Harvest Trail Days every Saturday in October with live music in the afternoons. From 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., you may pick apples, pumpkins, pears (including Asian pears), fall squash and cushaw, and hike the orchard's walking trails. There's no admission charge. Reed Valley also sells ice cream made from its fruits and berries, and fresh oven-fried pies. The orchard will be open until Dec. 5, so you can stock up on local fruit for Thanksgiving and the winter.
■ Lexington Diner, 124 North Upper Street, rolled out a new fall and winter menu this week, and has a new artisan brunch menu this weekend. New choices for waffles or French toast include salted caramel apple; s'mores; the Elvis, with peanut butter, bourbon chocolate, banana and honey; and pumpkin pie with pumpkin mousse.
New sandwiches include the Bluegrass beer cheese burger with smoked jalapeño beer cheese, cayenne candied bacon, lettuce and tomato; Italian beef hoagie with thin sliced beef with sweet peppers, giardiniera and provolone on a toasted hoagie; and an open-face roast beef with thin shaved rib-eye on garlic mashed potatoes and rich brown gravy.
■ Chef Allison Davis is doing a Caldo pop-up event at the Distillery District from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday in front of Crank & Boom. She'll have local, organic bone broth and Caldo Verde, a hangover stew of sorts for Keeneland-goers, made from the broth.
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■ Ever dreamed of owning a food truck? Learn the inside details at Food Truck 101: The Ins and Out of the Mobile Food Biz, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Smiley Pete Publishing, 434 Old Vine Street. The seminar is $30, and the keynote speaker is Carol Rosenberg of the Military Mom's Food Truck, a contestant on Great Food Truck Race: Season 5.
■ Christie's, a new cocktail bar and restaurant at 115 North Broadway in Georgetown, is serving lighter entrees, salads, appetizers and desserts. The bar features a rotating list of 20 "Christini" cocktails each month. Open Thursday through Sunday.
■ Food Truck Friday at Cheapside Pavilion, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, will have Red State BBQ, Mr. Gyro, Rolling Oven, Noodles & Co. and Sweet Lily's Froyo. Proceeds will benefit the Foster Care Council.
■ Grimes Mill Winery, 6707 Grimes Mill Road, will have a fall open house from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Laurel Branch will play from 3 to 5 p.m. on a new outdoor stage. Bring your own chair; light refreshments will be served. The event is free. Call (859) 543-9691.
■ Distilled at Gratz Park will host a reception for Henry Wombles, father of chef Mark Wombles, who will be signing his book Under the Flagpole, about the World War II experiences of Eastern Kentucky residents, at 3 p.m. Sunday. Refreshments will be served.
■ Lexington's fourth Zaxby's, at 435 Redding Road, opened this week. A favorite for chicken fingers, wings and salads (or Zalads), Zaxby's will be open 10:30 a.m. to midnight daily.
■ Bluegrass Farmers Market, at the Hamburg Liquor Barn, 1837 Plaudit Place, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, will have okra, eggplant, peppers, tomatoes, basil, flowers, pumpkins, honey, winter squash, baked goods, jams, jellies and bean soup mixes.
■ Lexington Farmers Market, at Fifth Third Bank Pavilion, 241 West Main Street, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and at 348 Southland Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, will have seasonal fruits and vegetables, flowers, pumpkins, honey, meats, artisan cheeses and breads.
■ Jessamine Growers Farmers Market, behind City Hall at Main and Rice streets in Wilmore from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, will have locally grown tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, greens, potatoes, sweet potatoes, apples, honey, freshly ground cornmeal, fresh herbs, eggs, cut flowers and perennials.