Pick a pumpkin or visit the market; 541-504-1414; free admission; www.pumpkinco.com; Central Oregon Pumpkin Co.
1250 N.E. Wilcox Ave., Terrebonne, OR 97760.
Know Cultura: A New World of Food
Learn how the Columbian Exchange affected food in the Americas; free; 541-312-1032 or www.deschuteslibrary.org;
Brooks Room Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 N.W. Wall St.,
Bend, OR 97701.
Three Evenings of Italian Lit., History and Wine
Read "The Carden of the Finzi-Continis", learn about the life and work of the author and taste wines of the region where the novel is set; Oct. 7, 14 and 21; $65, book not included; 541-647-2233 or www.thenatureofwords.org; The Nature of Words, 224 N.W. Oregon Ave., Bend, OR 97701.