Monday, September 19
You might be able to see right through Swiss cheese, but there's more than meets the eye about the beloved dairy product variety. Learn more at Cheese Nights: Alpine Cheeses about the Swiss Alps region’s rich cheeses through samples and discussion from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Whole Foods Market. $10, eventbrite.com/e/cheese-nights-alpine-cheeses-tickets-27281622066

Thursday, September 22
The UW Arboretum hosts a Crabapple Cider Workshop along with a tour of the Horticultural Garden’s crabapple collection from 9 a.m. to noon at the arboretum. $25, arboretum.wisc.edu/visit/events/

Thursday, September 22
Celebrate National Ice Cream Cone Day with a scoop of tequila ice cream from La Michoacana or experiment with Kilwin’s new line of pie-flavored ice creams.

Saturday, September 24
Indulge in plates of fried clams, cod, four types of raw oysters, fish tacos, lobster bisque and more at the 2016 Oyster Fest from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Edgewater Hotel. Sip a Seattle IPA, wine, a cocktail or sangria while you enjoy live music in the plaza. theedgewater.com

Sunday, September 25
Bask in the waning summer sun at a kids-friendly brunch. Monroe Street Farmer’s Market’s hosts its second annual Brunch at the Market from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Edgewood High School. There will be live music and seasonal produce for the adults and face painting and fun physical challenges for the kids. $6-$12, monroestreetfarmersmarket.org/events.html