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Food & Beverage - Week of December 16, 2019

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December 2019
 5:45-7 p.m. 

"Hanukkah Sing-Along": Jewish Community Center.

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Families invited to a pizza dinner, followed by song and dance led by local PJ Library professional Jessica Gillespie and guitarist Jessie Feazel.
JCC, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr. $5 per person. 971-0990. [map]



December 2019
 5:30-6:30 p.m 

"Family Food Tasting: Hanukkah Latkes & Author Reading": Zingerman's Delicatessen.

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Reading by local writer Lauren Ranalli, author of The Great Latke Cook Off. Also, Zingerman's staffer Jenny Hall and Zingerman's Deli chef Rodger Bowser discuss how to conduct latke tastings.
Zingerman's Deli Upstairs Next Door. 418 Detroit St. $10 per person, preregistration required. 663-3354.



December 2019

"Christmas Meal": Chelsea Senior Center.

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All seniors invited for a Christmas feast. Followed by a sing-along of favorite Christmas carols.
Noon, CSC, 512 E. Washington, Chelsea. $5 suggested donation, reservations required by Dec. 13. 475-9242. [map]

 6-10 p.m. 

Holiday Party: Pittsfield Union Grange.

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Potluck dinner followed by carols and small gift exchange (under $10 or homemade). Bring a dish to pass.
6-10 p.m., Pittsfield Grange, 3337 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. (just south of Oak Valley Dr.), Saline. Free. 274-0773. [map]



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]

 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]

 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 & up
Zingerman's Creamery, 3723 Plaza Dr. $45, Preregistration required. 929-0500. [map]

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