Williams-Sonoma offers free in-store cooking & technique classes. The specific times may vary from place to place, and youll need to RSVP. Sundays are typically tech class days, and this month offers a good mix:

April 3: From-Scratch Sausage
April 10: From-Scratch Pasta
April 17: Eggs-Sweet & Savory

http://www.williams-sonoma.com/customer-service/store-events.htm...

During the rest of the week, you can stop by for product demonstrations & instruction in basic techniques about a variety of topics, such as breakfast to go, appetizers, seasonal desserts, side dishes, & more.