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Foodease Market presents an opportunity for wine aficionados to build their collection without emptying their pockets at the “Stock Your Cellar” event. More than 60 select wines by the bottle will be on sale; complimentary cheese, chocolate, and wine tastings begin at four. Wines half off all day, tastings 4-7 PM, Foodease Market, Water Tower Place, 835 N. Michigan.

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Long Grove celebrates its 20th Annual Apple Festival with an extensive array of apple-themed treats, including apple pie, apple cider doughnuts, caramel apple lattes, and apple martinis. Local farmers are on hand with bushels of fresh, tree-ripened apples, while live music and family activities provide entertainment. Local shops and restaurants commemorate the changing of the seasons with autumn-inspired merchandise and specials. Fri-Sun 10 AM-6 PM, Old McHenry and Robert Parker Coffin, Long Grove, adults $5, kids under 12 free.