Great Baraboo Brewing in Clinton Township celebrates 19 years of business Friday. (Detroit News file photo)
19th Anniversary Bash at Great Baraboo Brewing Co.: Before craft beer was all the rage, there was the Great Baraboo Brewing Co. The bar will have $3 boo beers and $2 beers for mug members, plus live entertainment starting at 6 p.m. All day Fri. No cover. 35905 Utica, Clinton Township. (586) 792-7397.
Grand Rapids Summer Beer Fest at Ah-Nab-Awen Park: Sample your choice of more than 200 beers from 60 breweries worldwide. 2-6 p.m. Sat. $40, $60 VIP. 220 Front Ave. NW, Grand Rapids. www.grandrapidsbeerfest.com
Benefit for MiCraftBeerCulture magazine and Atwater tap takeover at New Way Bar: Live music from Eleanora, Captain Ivory and the Webbs. 8 p.m. Sat. $8. 23130 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 541-9870.
Dishcrawl in Midtown: Enjoy food from three Woodward Avenue restaurants, which are kept a secret until the day of the event. Vegetarian option available. 7 p.m. Wed. $45, not including beverages. www.dishcrawl.com
Bourbon Beer Tasting at Grand Trunk Pub: Arcadia Brewing’s Deliverance, New Holland Dragon Milk Stout, Founders’ Backwoods Bastard and Bell’s barrel-aged Kalamazoo stout are all part of this special tasting. 7 p.m. Wed. 10 ounce pour for $10, or $35 for a flight. 612 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-3043.
Pig & Whiskey in downtown Ferndale: Barbecue from local restaurants, plus loads of bourbon, Scotch and other whiskey to sip or enjoy in a cocktail. 6 p.m.-midnight July 18, 11 a.m.-midnight July 19 and 11 a.m.-11 p.m. July 20. Free. E. Troy at Woodward, Ferndale. www.facebook.com/pigandwhiskey
Seasoned Chef Dinner at Evans Street Station: Six chefs from acclaimed local restaurants will team up for an inventive and season-appropriate six-course meal with an appetizer round and wine pairings. 6 p.m. July 23. $85, plus tax and tip. 110 S. Evans, Tecumseh. (517) 424-5555.
Michigan Brewers Guild Summer Beer Festival at Riverside Park: One of the largest and most popular beer festivals of the year, this annual event boasts more than 800 beers from 80 Michigan breweries. 5-9 p.m. July 25 and 1-6 p.m. July 26. $35-$40. 5 E. Cross, Ypsilanti. www.mibeer.com
Wild Beasts, Wild Wine at Detroit Zoo: Wine tasting with jazz by Ben Sharkey and zoo tour. 6-10:30 p.m. July 25. $35 until July 18, then $40, $25 designated driver tickets. Woodward at I-696, Royal Oak. (248) 541-5717.
Ypsi-Arbor Beer Week in Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor: Nine days of beer-friendly events throughout two cities. Aug. 1-9. www.visitypsinow.com/yabw
Food and Wine Festival at Meadow Brook Music Festival: Sample wines from more than 150 wineries, and buy bottles to take home. The will also be food, wine seminars and live music. 1-9 p.m. Aug. 23 and 1-5:30 p.m. Aug. 24. $25, $10 designated drivers. 5443 Walton, Rochester Hills. (248) 377-0100.