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Food & Beverage - Week of September 16, 2019

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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 and Oct. 9, 16, & 30. 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]


 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 

"Terror in the City of Champions: Detroit in the Mid-1930s": Ann Arbor City Club Lunch and Learn.

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University of Detroit Mercy journalism professor Tom Stanton gives a talk based on Terror in the City of Champions: Murder, Baseball, and the Secret Society that Shocked Depression-Era Detroit, his bestselling 2016 book about a white supremacist vigilante organization that menaced Depression-era Detroit. Lunch.
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., City Club, 1830 Washtenaw. $30 (members, $25). Reservations required by Sept. 13. 662-3279, ext. 1. [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]


 7-9 p.m. 

"Taste and Tell: The Story of Seasonal Gins": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Local flavor and fragrance expert Michelle Krell Kydd, creator of the award-winning flavor and fragrance blog Glass Petal Smoke, evaluates Ann Arbor Distilling Company's 4 seasonal gins inspired by local landscapes.
7-9 p.m., Ann Arbor Distilling Co., 220 Felch St. Free; buy your own gin. 327-4200. [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. 

"Boots, Brews & BBQ": Therapeutic Riding, Inc. Fundraiser.

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BBQ dinner and dancing to live folk-rock by the Bob Skon Trio. Also, a horse meet-and-greet and art auction. Beer & wine. Age 21 & over only.
6:30 p.m., TRI barn, 3425 E. Morgan Rd. Tickets $125 in advance at therapeuticridinginc.org. 677-0303. [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]


 1-5 p.m. 

Postponed--West Cross Cider Festival.

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This event has been rescheduled to Oct. 12. Tastings of Michigan-made ciders. Games. Food available. Live music: Ypsilanti ska-punk band Dirty Notion (1:10 p.m.), Detroit MC Lucy Lujah (2 p.m.), popular Ypsilanti punk, old-time, and bluegrass band Black Jake & the Carnies (2:45 p.m.), and DJ Mona Black (4 p.m.).
1-5 p.m., College Place, Ypsilanti. Free admission; $25 for cider tasting wristband (age 21 & over only) in advance at westcrossciderfest.com.


 3-5 p.m. 

"Cheese & Charcuterie": Zingerman's Creamery.

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Staffers host a tasting of cured meats paired with artisan cheeses. Bread and additional accompaniments.
3-5 p.m., Zingerman's Creamery, 3723 Plaza Dr. $45. Reservations required. 929-0500. [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 p.m. 

"Cooking for a Cause": Catholic Social Services Fundraiser.

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Local chefs lead teams of community leaders in a cooking competition. Attendees get to taste their fare and choose a winner. Cocktails, raffle, & live auction.
4-7 p.m., The Valley at Frutig Farms, 7650 Scio Church Rd. $200. Reservations required at csswashtenaw.org/cookingforacause2019. 971-9781, ext. 313. [map]


 4-7 p.m. 

"Farm to Table Fabulous Feast": 5 Healthy Towns.

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Dinner with locally produced fruit and vegetables, meat, wine, and beer prepared by local chefs. With live music by veteran local singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ed Young. MC is Three Men and a Tenor member Chuck Colby.
4-7 p.m., Gordon Hall, 8347 Island Lake Rd., Dexter. $50 in advance only at eventbrite.com (search for "5 Healthy Towns"). spersonke@silvermaples.org. [map]


 6-8 p.m. 

"Meet the Grower": Zingerman's Coffee Company.

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Daterra Estate (Brazil) owners Fernanda Pizol Oliveira and Joćo Carlos Reis discuss their sustainable coffee farm. Snacks and coffee.
6-8 p.m., ZingTrain, 3728 Plaza Dr. $10. 929-6060. [map]






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