Barbara Vermeersch, left, and Abby Lenard of Royal Oak taste bacon-infused ice cream from Treat Dreams, which will be back for this year’s Baconfest in Royal Oak. (John M. Galloway / Special to The Detroit News)
March of Dimes Beer and Wine Tasting at Harbor & Ale Inn: Michigan beer and wine tasting with buffet and silent auction. 1-4 p.m. Sat. $35. 13993 Laplaisance Road, Monroe. (734) 968-7991 or (734) 552-6410.
Mad Martini Dinner at Real Seafood Company: Inspired by the vintage flair of "Mad Men," this event includes martinis and old school dishes such as deviled eggs, Swedish meatballs, steak Diane and bananas foster. Mid-20th century attire is encouraged but not required. 6:30 p.m. March 27. $64.95, includes tax and gratuity. 341 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (888) 456-3463.
Grand Opening at Falling Down Beer Company: Eight house-made beers will be on tap, including Ninja Chicken Pale Ale, Angry Beaver Double Brown, Green Tea IPA, Muscovado Stout and Cherry Blonde. 3 p.m. March 29. 2270 E. 10 Mile, Warren. (586) 799-2739.
Motor City Brew Tour: Guided bus tour to Liberty Street Brewing Company, Wolverine Brewery and Corner Brewery, beer samples, pizza, snacks and more. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 13. $49.99. Tour starts at Liberty Street Brewing, 149 W. Liberty, Plymouth. (248) 850-2563.
Pure Michigan and Motor City Brew Tours Detroit Brewery Tour: Guided bus tour to Detroit Beer Co., Motor City Brewing Works and Traffic Jam & Snug Restaurant and Brewery, beer samples and snacks. 7:30-11:30 p.m. April 14. $24.99. Tour starts at Detroit Beer Co., 1529 Broadway, Detroit. (248) 850-2563.
Detroit Restaurant Week at 19 participating Detroit locations: Brizola in Greektown Casino, Santorini Estiatorio and MGM Grand Detroit's Wolfgang Puck Pizzeria and Cucina are three of the new restaurants participating in this biannual dining promotion. April 19-28. $30. www.detroitrestaurantweek.com.
Taste of the Lions at Ford Field: A benefit for the Eastern Market with strolling food from local restaurants, wine, live music and auctions. Detroit Lions players, alumni and coaches are expected to be in attendance. 7:30 p.m. May 7. $150-$250. 2000 Brush, Detroit. www.detroitlions.com.
World Expo of Beer at Frankenmuth's Heritage Park: More than 300 beers available for sampling. This annual event benefits the Frankenmuth Jaycees. 5-10 p.m. May 17 and 3-10 p.m. May 18. Ticket price TBA. 601 Weiss, Frankenmuth. (888) 805-1504.
Baconfest Michigan 2013 at Royal Oak Farmers Market: Besides tons of bacon, this second annual event includes beer, wine, live entertainment and vendors. 7-11 p.m. June 1. $40. 316 E. 11 Mile, Royal Oak. (734) 972-4042.
Wild West Summer Beer Fest at Royal Oak Farmers Market: Beer from around the world and food from local restaurants. Proceeds benefit Camp Casey. 7-11 p.m. June 22. $41.50. 316 E. 11 Mile, Royal Oak. (248) 705-2780 or www.camp-casey.org.