Downtown Street Eats at Cadillac Square
Lunchtime food choices from food trucks and a variety of local restaurants and startups. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. today. 800 Woodward, adjacent to Campus Martius Park, Detroit. campusmartiuspark.org.
Motor City Street Eats at Art Institute of Michigan
Lunchtime food truck rally sponsored by Northern Equities Group. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Fri. Haggerty Corridor Corporate Park, 28175 Cabot, Novi. noreq.com.
Filson Bourbon Academy at Raven Lounge & Restaurant
Enhance your appreciation of bourbon and increase your knowledge of Kentucky whiskey products. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. $125 (includes bourbon tastings and box lunch). 5145 Chene, Detroit. Registration deadline today. filsonhistorical.org.
Filson Bourbon Academy at the Ravens Club
Enhance your appreciation of bourbon and increase your knowledge of Kentucky whiskey products. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. $125 (includes bourbon tastings and box lunch). 207 S. Main, Ann Arbor. Registration deadline Fri. filsonhistorical.org.
Spaghetti Day at Downriver Italian American Club
11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Wed. $8.50 adults; $4 children. 646 Biddle, Wyandotte. (734) 285-4044.
Terrace Tasting — Summer Sparklers at the Rattlesnake Club
6 p.m. Wed. $57.72. 300 River Place, Detroit. (313) 567-4400.
Lighter Desserts to Tempt Your Taste Buds at Busch’s Fresh Food Market-West Bloomfield
Learn ways to make desserts and still stay on track with health goals in this fun and interactive workshop with a Botsford Hospital dietitian. 6-7 p.m. Wed. $5. 33300 W. 14 Mile. (248) 539-4581.
Tequila Tasting at Huerto Restaurant & Tequila Bar
7 p.m. July 17. $40. 6199 Orchard Lake, West Bloomfield Township. Reservations required. (248) 865-2900.
Wine Fun O Fun (101) at Great Lakes Culinary Center
Learn the basics of wine. 7-9 p.m. July 17. $39. Ages 21 and older. 24101 W. Nine Mile, Southfield. glculinarycenter.com.
Support Michigan City Supper at Detroit Eastern Market Shed 3
Mingle with local farmers and producers from Michigan’s artisan community, enjoy live music and food, beer and wine samples, and enjoy a sit-down dinner featuring three-courses prepared by Whole Foods Market chefs with ingredients from Michigan farms. Proceeds to benefit Eastern Market's mainly sustainable food initiatives. 5-9 p.m. July 18. $60. 2801 Russell. supportmichigan.evenbrite.com.
’Snake-Style BBQ at the Rattlesnake Club
5:30 p.m. July 18. Adults BBQ (with bar), $70.54; Adults BBQ (no bar), $51.30; children ages 12 and younger, $15.39. Ticket pricing excludes taxes and fees. 300 River Place, Detroit. (313) 567-4400.
Nothing But Bubbles at the Chop House
Featuring sparkling wines and chef-inspired small bites. 5:30-7:30 p.m. July 18. $39.95 (including tax and gratuity). 322 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (888) 456-3463.
Free the Brews Michigan at Atwater Brewery
An evening of craft beer sponsored by Generation Opportunity. Discussion on what it takes to start and operate a microbrewery. 6-8 p.m. July 18. Free. 237 Jos. Campau, Detroit. Reservations required. eventbrite.com.
Pig and Whiskey 2014 at the Emory
Sponsored by Metro Times and the Woodward Avenue Brewery. Featuring barbeque-inspired eats, homemade whiskey cocktails and a variety of whiskeys, scotches, bourbons and craft beer available for sampling. 6 p.m.-midnight July 18, 1 p.m.-midnight July 19 and 1-11 p.m. July 20. Free admission. Food and drinks available for purchase. 22700 Woodward, Ferndale. pigandwhiskeyferndale.com.
Drying Your Own Herbs at Farmington Hills Nature Center
Workshops designed for adults. 10-11 a.m. July 19. $5. 24915 Farmington. Three-day advance registration required. (248) 477-1135 or recreg.fhgov.com.
Spanish Cooking Class at Forest Grill
Learn to make tasty tapas, gazpacho, classic paella and crema Catalana. 7 p.m. July 19. $125. 735 Forest, Birmingham. (248) 258-9400.
Steak & Sangria on the Terrace at the Community House
Featuring a sampling of cuts — flank steak, skirt steak, hanger steak, Ribeye, NY strip and tenderloin. Learn why you love your favorite cuts, new ideas for serving them, and alternatives to your old favorites. 2-4 p.m. July 20. $32. 380 S. Bates, Birmingham. (248) 644-5832.
Grown in Detroit at Detroit Historical Museum
Urban gardening efforts managed by a public school of 300, mainly African-American, pregnant and parenting teenagers. 1 p.m. July 21. 5401 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-1805.
Summer Cocktails on the Terrace at the Community House
Learn to make several variations of favorite summer drinks. 6:30-8 p.m. July 21. $32. 380 S. Bates, Birmingham. (248) 644-5832.
French Bouchon Cookery at the Black Pearl
A six-course menu paired with regional wines. 7-9:30 p.m. July 21. $70. 302 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 255-9231.
Grub Crawl at Downtown Northville
Sample signature restaurant specialties. Tickets on sale at the Gardeviews, Good Time Party Store, and Northville Chamber of Commerce. 6-10 p.m. July 22. $30. Ages 21 and older. East Main Street. (248) 349-7640.
Terrace Tasting — Napa Valley at the Rattlesnake Club
6 p.m. July 23. $57.72. 300 River Place, Detroit. (313) 567-4400.
Healthy Gluten-Free Recipes (From the Page to the Pan) at the Community House
Cooking class. 7-9 p.m. July 23. $32. 380 S. Bates, Birmingham. (248) 644-5832.
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