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Food & Beverage - Week of November 4, 2019

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November 2019
 11:30 a.m. 

"Local Democracy in an Era of Extreme National Partisanship: Evidence from the Michigan Public Policy Survey": Ann Arbor City Club Lunch and Learn.

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Lecture by U-M Center for Local, State and Urban Policy associate director Tom Ivacko. Lunch.
11:30 a.m., City Club, 1830 Washtenaw. $30 (members, $25). Reservations required by Oct. 25.; 662-3279, ext. 1. [map]



November 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]



November 2019
 5 p.m. 

Annual Spaghetti Dinner: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Ladies Philoptochos Society.

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Choice of marinara or meat sauce, salad, bread, beverage, and dessert. Proceeds go toward gift cards for those in need.
5-7:30 p.m., St. Nicholas, 3109 Scio Church Rd. $10 (kids age 9 & under, $5). 332-8200. [map]

 5 p.m. 

Turkey Dinner: St. Andrew's United Church of Christ.

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Turkey dinner.
5-6:30 p.m., St. Andrew's social hall, 7610 Ann Arbor St., Dexter. Tickets $10 (kids ages 5-12, $5; age 4 & under, free) in advance only. 426-8610. [map]

  6:30-8:30 p.m. 

"Cheese & Cider Pairing": Zingerman's Creamery.

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Zingerman's staffers discuss and offer taste samples of Michigan-made hard apple ciders paired with artisan cheeses. Age 21 and up.
Zingerman's Creamery, 3723 Plaza Dr. $45; reservations required. 929-0500. [map]



November 2019
 6-8 p.m.  Free! 

"Fall Harvest DIY Crafts": Ann Arbor District Library.

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All invited to try something from a selection of easy fall crafts that use autumn leaves and other outdoor items. Also, cider and doughnuts.
AADL Malletts Creek. Free. 327-4200.

 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

"Cheese 101": Zingerman's Creamery.

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Discussion & tasting of the 7 major varieties of cheese, with bread and other accompaniments.
Zingerman's Creamery, 3723 Plaza Dr. $40, reservations required. 929-0500. [map]



November 2019
 10 a.m.-2 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]

 5-7 p.m. 

Spaghetti Dinner: Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser.

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All-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner with meat and vegetarian sauces, salad, garlic bread, beverages, and desserts.
5-7 p.m., Calvary United Methodist Church, 1415 Miller at Newport. Tickets $8 (seniors, $7, kids ages 5-12, $5, kids age 4 & under, free)., 769-0869. [map]

 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

"Cheese, Wine, & Chocolate Tasting" Zingerman's Creamery.

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Staffers from Zingerman's Creamery and Candy Manufactory discuss and offer taste samples of wines paired with artisan cheeses and chocolates. Bread & other accompaniments.
Zingerman's Creamery, 3723 Plaza Dr. $45, reservations required. 929-0500. [map]



November 2019
 Noon-2 p.m. 

"Yerba Mate Tea & Talk": Zingerman's Coffee Company.

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Zingerman's tea expert Charles Russman demonstrates how to prepare this South American tea in the traditional manner, using a gourd and bombilla (metal straw), which participants then take home.
Zingerman's Coffee, 3723 Plaza Dr. $30; reservations required. 929-6060. [map]

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