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Food & Beverage - Week of October 14, 2019

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Wednesday


October 2019
 11 a.m.  Free! 

"Farm to Table Wednesdays": Gratzi Restaurant.

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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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Friday


October 2019
 6-9 p.m. 

"Hike 'n' Hootenanny": Leslie Science & Nature Center.

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All adults age 21 & up are invited for a night of mostly nature-related activities, beginning with a beer garden and catered dinner by Ray's Red Hots. Followed by guided hikes through the woodlands and along the Huron River, square dancing, a birds of prey show-and-tell, and more.
Furstenberg Nature Area, 2626 Fuller Rd. $21 (members, $20) includes 1 drink ticket, preregistration in advance at lesliesnc.org. 997-1553. [map]


 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

"Wine & Cheese": Zingerman's Creamery.

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Zingerman's cheesemakers discuss and offer tastings of cheese-friendly wines and artisan cheeses. Bread and additional accompaniments.
Zingerman's Creamery, 3723 Plaza Dr. $45. Reservations required. 929-0500. [map]


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Saturday


October 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]


 11 a.m. 

Saline Area Block Party: Evangelical Homes of MI Foundation and the Saline Area Chamber.

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On October 19th the Evangelical Homes of Michigan Foundation, in partnership with the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce, will be holding the Saline Area Block Party at our facility in Saline, 400 W. Russell Street. Over 20 restaurants will be providing samples of their specialties for those that come hungry. There will be tons of food and fun for the whole family with a kiddie train, petting zoo, face painting, bouncy house and slide for the young ones, and a rock wall, scavenger hunt, and doughnut-eating contest for those a little older. Adult beverages can be purchased. Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for those age 10-16, seniors (65+) are $5 and kids 10 and under are free. There is no need to register early just pay at the door and enjoy yourself. For more information, you can call 248-871-5035. Many thanks to UBS-Birmingham Wealth Management for being the top sponsor for this event.
Find out more at: ehmfoundation.org
EHM Senior Solutions (The Old Saline Hospital), 400 W Russell St., Saline MI 48176, Saline. 248-871-5035. stavrosp@ehmsolutions.org https://ehmfoundation.org/2019-block-party/ [map]



 3-5 p.m. 

"Date Night": Zingerman's Creamery.

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Staffers lead tastings of several domestic wines, with artisan cheeses, bread, and other accompaniments.
Zingerman's Creamery, 3723 Plaza Dr. $45/person. Reservations required. 929-0500. [map]


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Sunday


October 2019
 10:30-noon 

"Holiday Observances": Ann Arbor Jewish Cultural Society.

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Oct. 8, 9 & 20. All invited to this Kol Nidre service, which features haunting melodies sung by the JCS High Holiday Harmony Choir in preparation for the Day of Atonement. A Yom Kippur observance (Oct. 9, 2 p.m.) features readings by JCS members and friends, followed by a Break-the-Fast Potluck (6 p.m.; bring a vegetarian and nut-free dish to pass). Also, a Sukkot observance (Oct. 20, 10:30-noon) with recipe sharing, storytelling, and a chance to decorate the sukkah, a temporary shelter built for the weeklong festival.
Jewish Cultural Center, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr. $25 (students, $10; family, $50) per observance. No one is turned away because of inability to pay. Registration required at jewishculturalsociety.org. 975-9872. [map]


 12:30 p.m. 

3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off & Tailgate Party: Michigan Ability Partners Fundraiser.

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A chance to sample several chilis and watch the Detroit Lions game vs. the Minnesota Vikings. Cash bar, silent auction, and football-themed activities. Kids welcome.
12:30 p.m., BRAG Ann Arbor Event Center, 179 Little Lake. Tickets $20 in advance at mapagency.org/events. 975-6880. [map]


 12:30 p.m. 

3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off and Tailgate Party: Michigan Ability Partners.

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Michigan Ability Partners presents our Third Annual Chili Cook-Off and Tailgate Party! Eat great chili, watch the Lions beat the Vikings, and support our mission serving Veterans and people with disabilities. $20 ticket includes chili samplings and extras plus one drink ticket. Cash bar, silent auction, and lots of football-related fun. Kids welcome and kickoff is at 1 PM.
To enter a chili team, sponsor, or buy tickets, go to mapagency.org/events.
BRAG (Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Ann Arbor) Event Center, 179 Little Lake Road. $20. 7349756880. amcgovern@mapagency.org www.mapagency.org/events [map]







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