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Food & Beverage - Week of September 9, 2019

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Tuesday


September 2019
 6 p.m.  Free! 

"Cheers to Michigan Book Launch": University of Michigan Press.

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Drink the Drinks, Meet the Authors, Buy the Book! We are thrilled to host the launch party for our new book Cheers to Michigan by Tammy Coxen and Lester Graham at The Last Word. Books will be available for purchase, and you'll be able to order from a special menu of cocktails for the event, including two from featured bartenders in the book.
About the book: Cheers to Michigan is a toast to cocktail culture in the Mitten and the state's flourishing craft cocktail and distillery movements. Based on Cheers!, Tammy Coxen and Lester Graham's popular cocktail segment on Michigan Radio (NPR), this book gathers forty-five of the authors' favorite cocktail recipes celebrating the Great Lakes State --- its history, its people, its culture, even its weather! For more information on the book, visit: https://www.press.umich.edu/11330882/cheers_to_michigan
The Last Word, 301 W Huron St. Free. (734) 585-5691. scottom@umich.edu https://www.facebook.com/events/854873661554691/ [map]



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Wednesday


September 2019
 11 a.m.  Free! 

"Farm to Table Wednesdays": Gratzi Restaurant.

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Sept. 11, 18, & 25. All invited to accompany Gratzi chef John Somerville to the Farmers Market to get ingredients for the restaurant's special that night. Followed at 6 p.m. at the restaurant by a chance to see Somerville prepare the dish. Small appetizers.
11 a.m., meet at the Sweetwaters entrance to Kerrytown. Free. 663-6387. [map]


 2-6 p.m.  Free! 

Chelsea Farmers Market.

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Kids activities, 9:30-11 a.m. on 2nd Sat. each month and market basket giveaway on last Sat. each month, along with live entertainment TBA every Sat., June-Sept. Also, every Wed., May-Oct., Wednesday Farmers Market (2-6 p.m., in the Chelsea State Bank parking lot, 1010 S. Main), with 18 local vendors.
8 a.m.-1 p.m., Chelsea Farmers Market, parking lot on Park St. (east off Main St. between the library and the Methodist church), Chelsea. Free admission. 475-6402. [map]


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Thursday


September 2019
 2-6 p.m.  Free! 

Farmers Market: Pittsfield Township Farmers Market.

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Support your local farmer, food producer, and maker by shopping at the Pittsfield Township Farmers Market! The Pittsfield Township Farmers Market includes Live music, Kids Activities, Cooking Demonstrations, and more. The full up to date schedule of activities will be posted to our website: www.pittsfield-mi.gov/farmersmarket and available via social media: https://www.facebook.com/pittsfieldtwpfarmersmarket. Bridge Cards and Double Up Food Bucks accepted. See you at the Market! Market Day mobile: 734.881.7195
Prairie Park, 6201 W. Michigan Ave. Free. 734-822-2121. farmersmarket@pittsfield-mi.gov http://www.pittsfield-mi.gov/farmersmarket [map]



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Friday


September 2019
 6:30 p.m. 

German Dinner: Saline Lindenberg Friendship Committee.

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German dinner including sausages, Black Forest ham, spaetzle, red cabbage, hot German potato salad, fresh veggies, and dessert. To celebrate Saline's German sister city Lindenberg.
6:30-8:30 p.m., Saline American Legion, 320 W. Michigan Ave., Saline. $20. Reservations required. 429-4063. [map]


 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

"Cider & Cheese": Zingerman's Creamery.

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Zingerman's cheesemakers discuss and offer taste samples of several pairings of cheese-friendly hard ciders with delicious artisan cheeses. Bread and additional accompaniments provided.
6:30-8:30 p.m., Zingerman's Creamery, 3723 Plaza Dr. $45. Reservations required. 929-0500. [map]


 8 p.m. 

"The Gala": Kickshaw Theatre Fundraiser.

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Tammy's Tastings owner Tammy Coxen hosts an interactive cocktail-mixing station. Also, light appetizers, non-alcoholic cocktails, and a silent auction. Age 21 & over only.
8 p.m., Saganworks, 303 Detroit St. Tickets $50 in advance at a2tix.com/organizations/kickshaw-theatre. curious@kickshawtheatre.org. [map]
 



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Saturday


September 2019
 8 a.m.-1 p.m.  Free! 

Chelsea Farmers Market.

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Kids activities, 9:30-11 a.m. on 2nd Sat. each month and market basket giveaway on last Sat. each month, along with live entertainment TBA every Sat., June-Sept. Also, every Wed., May-Oct., Wednesday Farmers Market (2-6 p.m., in the Chelsea State Bank parking lot, 1010 S. Main), with 18 local vendors.
8 a.m.-1 p.m., Chelsea Farmers Market, parking lot on Park St. (east off Main St. between the library and the Methodist church), Chelsea. Free admission. 475-6402. [map]


 3-5 p.m. 

"Honey & Cheese": Zingerman's Creamery.

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Zingerman's Creamery retail manager Tessie Ives-Wilson discusses and offers taste samples of several different artisan cheeses paired with a variety of honeys. Bread and additional accompaniments provided.
3-5 p.m., Zingerman's Creamery, 3723 Plaza Dr. $40. Reservations required. 929-0500. [map]


 6 p.m. 

"An Evening With Ozone House": Ozone House.

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Join us for our 11th annual fall fundraiser and special 50th anniversary celebration. The evening will include youth speakers, a live and silent auction, wine pull, and family-style, seated dinner.
Domino's World Resource Center, 30 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive. Donation. $175. 7346622265. hruud@ozonehouse.org www.ozonehouse.org [map]



 6 p.m. 

"An Evening with Ozone House": Ozone House Fundraiser.

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Performances by area youth, music, dinner, cocktails, silent & live auctions, and more.
6 p.m., Domino's World Resource Center, 30 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr. Tickets $175 in advance at ozonehouse.org/calendar-old/evening-with-ozonehouse. 662-2265. [map]


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Sunday


September 2019
 Noon-2 p.m. 

"34th Annual Fiesta de España: Paella Throwdown": Zingerman's Deli.

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Sept. 8, 15, & 22. Zingerman's Deli chef Rodger Bowser demonstrates how to prepare 3 versions of this popular Valencian dish: chicken/chorizo, seafood, and vegetarian. Also, a dessert table with torta de Santiago (Galician almond cake), chocolate miguelitos (cream-filled pastry), and tiger nut horchata.
Noon-2 p.m. (paella sale begins 11 a.m.), Zingerman's patio, 422 Detroit St. Free. 663-3400. [map]


 4-6 p.m. 

"Date Night": Zingerman's Creamery.

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Sept. 15 & 27. Staffers offer taste samples of several domestic wines, with artisan cheeses, bread, and other accompaniments.
4-6 p.m. (Sept. 15) & 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Sept. 27), Zingerman's Creamery, 3723 Plaza Dr. $45/person. Reservations required. 929-0500. [map]


 5-8 p.m. 

Chefs in the Garden Dinner Series: Growing Hope Fundraiser.

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Sept. 15 & 29 and Oct. 13. Dinner prepared by local chefs and served in the hoophouse. The program begins with appetizers, cocktails, and live music by local pop-folk singer-songwriter Matt Jones, Frontier Ruckus banjoist Davy Jones, and others.
5-8 p.m., Growing Hope, 922 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti. Tickets $125 in advance at a2tix.com/organizations/growing-hope. 786-8401. [map]






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