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Food & Beverage - Week of December 9, 2019

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Monday


December 2019
 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Chocolate & Candy Making 101": Ann Arbor District Library.

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The Lakehouse Bakery (Chelsea) owner Keegan Rodgers demonstrates how to make chocolate truffles, rock candies, as well as brittle and bark. Samples.
AADL Pittsfield. Free. 327-4200.


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Tuesday


December 2019
 6-8 p.m.  Free! 

"Ari's Greatest Hits of 2019": Zingerman's Delicatessen.

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Dec. 10 & 19. Zingerman's cofounder Ari Weinzweig discusses and offers taste samples of some of his favorite Zingerman's products. This extremely popular annual event usually sells out.
Zingerman's Deli, 422 Detroit St. $55 in advance and (if available) at the door. 663-3400. [map]


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Wednesday


December 2019
 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"French Macarons 101": Ann Arbor District Library.

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The Lakehouse Bakery (Chelsea) owner Keegan Rodger demonstrates how to make and store macarons. Samples.
AADL Downtown Multipurpose Rm. Free. 327-4200.


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Thursday


December 2019
 5:30 p.m. 

Sauerkraut Supper: Saline American Legion.

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Spaetzle, mashed potatoes and gravy, pork, knockwurst, and dessert. Served family-style. The Legion also hosts a pan-fried walleye dinner the last Wed. of every month ($15).
5:30-7 p.m., Saline American Legion Hall, 320 W. Michigan Ave., Saline. $12. 429-7310. [map]


 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

"Cheese & Beer": Zingerman's Creamery.

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


 7-9 p.m. 

"Cheers to Michigan! Craft Cocktail Evening": Michigan Radio.

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Michigan Radio Cheers hosts Lester Graham and Tammy Coxen discuss the regional craft cocktail scene and some unique cocktail recipes from their new book Cheers to Michigan: A Celebration of Cocktail Culture and Craft Distillers.
The Circ Bar, 210 S. First St. Tickets $70 (includes a copy of the book, 2 featured drinks, & hors d'oeuvres buffet) & $50 (includes everything but the drinks) in advance at Michigan-Radio.TicketLeap.com/Cheers-To-Michigan, and (if available) at the door. 764-9210. [map]


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Friday


December 2019
 5:30-7 p.m. 

"Christmas at the Mansion": Dexter Area Historical Society.

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Dec. 7 & 8. Two days of seasonal events at Gordon Hall, the 19th-century mansion built by Dexter founder Judge Samuel Dexter, whose many rooms have all been lavishly decorated for the holidays. On Sat., display of the museum's Christmas Vintage Collection, Milt Campbell's huge collection of Department 56 collectible holiday houses, buildings, and figures that was once traditionally seen in the windows of Huron Camera in downtown Dexter throughout the holiday season. On Sat., Santa is on hand to talk with kids, who also can make their own gingerbread house to take home. On Sun: Christmas Tea." Light lunch with tea sandwiches and desserts and tour of Gordon Hall. This year's tea is a celebration of early women's rights pioneer Katharine Dexter McCormick, who was born at Gordon Hall, and the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage. Also, the museum hosts an open house ($5 per adult) to view the Christmas Vintage Collection, 5:30-7 p.m. on Dec. 13, 14, 21, & 28.
9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sat.) and 1 & 4 p.m. seatings (Sun.), Gordon Hall, 8347 Island Lake Rd., Dexter. $5 on Sat., $30 on Sun. Reservations required for Sun. by calling 395-4106. [map]



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Saturday


December 2019
 10 a.m.-2 p.m.  Free! 

Chelsea Farmers Market.

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Area vendors, all from within 90 miles of Chelsea. Each month, kids activities TBA, market basket giveaway on the last Sat. & Wed., along with live entertainment every Sat. (10:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. or so) & last Wed. only (3-5 p.m. or so), June-Oct.
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.-1 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, preregistration required. 929-0500. [map]


 5:30-7 p.m. 

"Christmas at the Mansion": Dexter Area Historical Society.

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Dec. 7 & 8. Two days of seasonal events at Gordon Hall, the 19th-century mansion built by Dexter founder Judge Samuel Dexter, whose many rooms have all been lavishly decorated for the holidays. On Sat., display of the museum's Christmas Vintage Collection, Milt Campbell's huge collection of Department 56 collectible holiday houses, buildings, and figures that was once traditionally seen in the windows of Huron Camera in downtown Dexter throughout the holiday season. On Sat., Santa is on hand to talk with kids, who also can make their own gingerbread house to take home. On Sun: Christmas Tea." Light lunch with tea sandwiches and desserts and tour of Gordon Hall. This year's tea is a celebration of early women's rights pioneer Katharine Dexter McCormick, who was born at Gordon Hall, and the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage. Also, the museum hosts an open house ($5 per adult) to view the Christmas Vintage Collection, 5:30-7 p.m. on Dec. 13, 14, 21, & 28.
9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sat.) and 1 & 4 p.m. seatings (Sun.), Gordon Hall, 8347 Island Lake Rd., Dexter. $5 on Sat., $30 on Sun. Reservations required for Sun. by calling 395-4106. [map]







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