Lovina Eicher, author of Lovina's Amish Kitchen column, as well as various Amish cookbooks, will sign her new cookbook Saturday in Highland and Crown Point.

Eicher's latest book is "The Essential Amish Cookbook." She'll appear from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday at Kolas Christian Bookstore, 2635 Highway Ave., Highland. She'll also be at Antiques on Main, 208 S. Main St., Crown Point, from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Cookie Walk planned at Ivy Tech

The Culinary Club at Ivy Tech Community College, East Chicago, will have its annual Cookie Walk on Tuesday. Cookies may be pre-ordered by Friday. Pre-ordered cookie price is $7.50 per pound.

On the day of the sale, cookies will be $8 per pound. All cookies must be picked up at Ivy Tech in East Chicago, 410 Columbus Drive. Hours for Cookie Walk are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Among cookie flavors are Pecan Crescents, Chocolate Chip, Scottish Short Bread, Oatmeal White Chocolate Cranberry, Ginger Snaps, Mexican Wedding Cookies, Thumbprint Cookies and more.

Wine Pairing Event on tap at Gino's

Gino's in Dyer will present a Wine Pairing Event on Thursday. The event will feature wines from Robert Mondavi. Five wines and five courses will be available from 6 to 8 p.m.

Among dishes featured will be Sauteed Filet Medallions, Spring Mix Salad, Mini Charcuterie Plates, Flourless Chocolate Cake and more. Cost is $65 in advance and $70 the day of event. For more information, call 219-865-3854 or visit GinosSteakhouse.com.