Agenda: Tea, Cupcakes, and Falafel



Blend Your Own Tea
Sanctuary T will present a hands-on class on how to create personalized holiday tea blends. The class will take place on Monday, December 10, 7:00 p.m., at Sanctuary T, 337B West Broadway. $20/person, including tastings and tea (212.941.7832)

EVENTS THIS WEEK (December 5 through December 11)

Cupcake Party
The bloggers at Cupcakes Take the Cake are celebrating the third anniversary of their site with a party featuring a costume contest, raffle, and free cupcakes, on Thursday, December 6, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at Beauty Bar, 231 East 14th Street.

Competitive Falafel
Tasty Falafel will host a falafel-eating competition on Friday, December 7, 6:00 p.m., at 32 St. Marks Place (212.254.1001).

Sixth Annual James Beard Foundation Greens Holiday Party
The James Beard Foundation Greens, which holds food events for "foodies under 40," will host a holiday party on Sunday, December 9, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at The James Beard House, 167 West 12th Street. $100/person (212.627.2308).

Beer Ball
Village Pourhouse will host its first annual Beer Ball, a holiday party featuring tastings of eight beers, on Tuesday, December 11, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., at 64 Third Avenue. $50/person.