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Wine events for August 6

Scatter Creek Winery Tastings: Noon-6 p.m. Saturday and Aug. 21. Appetizers, no fees. 3442 180th Ave. S.W., Tenino. 360-273-8793.

friday’s uncorked: A casual wine tasting from 5-7:30 p.m. Aug. 27 on the deck at the Bayview School of Cooking, 516 Fourth Ave. W., Olympia. Wines: Zesty Zinfandels.

WINE TASTINGS AT MADSEN FAMILY CELLARS: Noon-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 2825 Marvin Road N.E., Olympia. Call 360-438-1286, or go to www.madsenfamilycellars.com.

WINE TASTINGS AT MEDICINE CREEK WINERY: 1-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 947 Old Pacific Highway S.E., Olympia. $5 tasting fee. Call 360-701-6284 or go to www.medicinecreekwines.com.

Olympic cellars SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: Kicks off with Astro Cats on Saturday, $5; Star Anna & The Laughing Dogs, Aug. 14, $5; Haywire, Aug. 21, $5; Handful of Luvin’, Aug. 28, $5; 255410 Highway 101, Port Angeles, 360-452-0160.

The art of wine tasting: Students will learn about the great vineyards of the world, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Centralia Community College, 600 Centralia College Blvd., Centralia. Cost is $29, and students must be 21 or older to participate. Call 360-736-9391, ext. 427, to register.

westport winery twilight concerts: Featuring Ryan Dudenbostel, 7 p.m. Aug. 13-14, 1 South Arbor Road, Aberdeen. Cost is $20 per person, which includes the concert and hors d’oeuvres. Wine and beer are available for purchase.

“Tasting flight” at woodland park zoo: Uncork some of Washington’s boutique wines at this first-ever event from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 27. Guests must check in at the Will Call/ID checkpoint booth at the zoo’s west entrance at Phinney Avenue North, between 55th and 56th streets north. Activities will take place on the North Meadow. Tickets are $20 per family, which includes 10 1-ounce tasting tokens, but does not include zoo admission. Additional tokens are $1. Tickets can be purchased online through noon Aug. 27, and are available on the day of the event at the zoo’s west entrance while quantities last. 206-548-2500, or www.zoo.org.

If your wine shop, restaurant or organization is hosting a wine-tasting event where the general public is welcome, send information — time, date, location, fee, phone number for more details and the highlighted wines — to tmcgee@theolympian.com no later than 10 days before the event.

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