June 10, 2014 at 7:22 pm

Food and beverage events calendar

The Michigan Beerfest hosts products from and national breweries. (Palace Sports and Entertainment)

Egg Dinner featuring Michael Ruhlman at Forest Grill: A dinner that highlights eggs with food writer and author Michael Ruhlman, who is promoting his book “Egg: A Culinary Exploration of the World’s Most Versatile Ingredient.” Chefs Brian Polcyn and Nick Janutol will design a seven-course meal paired with wines and cocktails from sommelier Joseph Salerno and bartender Matt Ashley. 7-9 p.m. Thurs. $150 (includes book). 735 Forest, Birmingham. (248) 258-9400.

Murder Dinner at Treat Dreams: Ferndale ice cream shop Treat Dreams teams up with NYA Catering & Events to host a horror-themed pop-up dinner. The five-course menu includes courses like “Silence of the Lambs” with seared lamb loin and fava beans (of course) and “The Exorcist” split pea soup. Seatings at 7 and 10:30 p.m. Fri. $65. 22965 Woodward, Ferndale. www.nyacatering.com/murder-dinner.

Michigan Beerfest at DTE Energy Music Theatre: Sample suds from four dozen regional and national breweries. Tickets include 10 4-ounce samples, plus access to seminars and live music. Fill up on lunch from food trucks such as Dago Joe’s, El Guapo Grill, Mac Shack, Shimmy Shack and more. 1-5 p.m. Sat. $30 in advance, $35 at the door, $10 designated drivers. 7774 Sashabaw, Clarkston. (248) 377-0100.

(un)Corked Wine Tasting at White Lotus Farms: Hosted by the Produce Station, this event features wines paired with White Lotus Farms’ goat cheeses. 4-6 p.m. Sat. $20. 7217 W. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (734) 663-7848 or http://ow.ly/wLrNm.

Father’s Day at Griffin Claw Brewing Company: Dine with Dad at this Birmingham tap room Sunday and enter for a chance to win a Weber Deluxe Gas Grille. Noon-10 p.m. Sun. 575 S. Eton, Birmingham. (248) 712-4050.

Summer Solstice Celebration at Kuhnhenn Brewing Co.: Special release kegs, cellared drafts, live music and food from Detroit BBQ Company. 4 p.m. June 20 and 11 a.m. June 21. 5919 Chicago, Warren. (586) 979-8361.

Summer Beer Festival at Campus Martius: More than 60 breweries from around the world will be represented at this annual outdoor event. 7-10 p.m. Fri. and 1-5 p.m. Sat. $45 each day, $70 two-day pass, $10 designated driver, VIP sessions $65-$110. 800 Woodward, Detroit. www.detroitsummerbeerfest.com.

Wild West Summer Beer Fest at Royal Oak Farmers Market: Craft beer and cocktails, live music, celebrity dunk tank, fowling and more. 7 p.m. June 21. $40-$45, $60-$65 VIP, $10 designated driver. 316 E. 11 Mile, Royal Oak. www.wildwestbeerfest.com.

Ann Arbor Restaurant Week: More than 50 restaurants will participate in this dining promotion that includes $15 lunches and $28 three-course dinners (for one or two people, depending on the restaurant). June 22-27. www.annarborrestaurantweek.com.

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.

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.

Melody Baetens