Food and beverage events
Bell’s Brewery tap takeover at Ale Mary’s: This beer bar will feature 14 brews from Michigan’s Bell’s Brewery. Look for the dry-hopped L’Appel du Vide, Oatsmobile, Orsman, Oberon, Two Hearted Ale and Double Two Hearted and more. 11 a.m. Thurs. 316 S. Main, Royal Oak. (248) 268-1939.
Garden Terrace Wine Tastings at Rattlesnake Club: Wines chosen by sommelier Maria Papp paired with food from executive chef Chris Franz and chef de cuisine Jeff Lanctot. 6 p.m. Thurs. 25. $45. 300 River Place, Detroit. (313) 567-4400.
Chef Jessica Wilson at Revolver: This Brooklyn chef is flying in to cook a six-course meal that starts with a smoked egg and ends with sweet corn with olive oil and vinegar-soaked stone fruit. 6 and 9 p.m. Fri. $60. 9737 Jos Campau, Hamtramck. revolverhamtramck.com.
Brewery History Bike and Brew Tour: A 10-mile tour through downtown Detroit to learn about the city’s brewery history. 10 a.m. Sun. and Sept. 11. $35, $10 for bike rental. Tours depart from 511 W. Canfield, Detroit. motorcitybrewtours.com.
Sunday Brunch in Capitol Park: Food and drinks from a variety of food trucks, plus cocktails and live entertainment. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays in August. State and Griswold, Detroit. downtowndetroitparks.com.
Detroit Burger Brawl at Eastern Market: About 20 restaurants will vie for the title of Detroit’s Best Burger, as voted on by attendees and judges. This year’s participants include newcomers like Rusted Crow and Firebird Tavern alongside Detroit classics like Cutter’s and Checker Bar. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. $25, $55 VIP. 1313 Erskine, Detroit. detroitburgerbrawl.com.
Bend + Brew at Downtown Boxing Gym: After an hourlong yoga class, enjoy beer from Perrin Brewing Co. and snacks from Del Taco and Avalon Bakery. 11 a.m. Sat. $25. 6445 E. Vernor, Detroit. eventbrite.com/e/bend-and-brew-with-dbg-tickets-25975813357.
Cider Dayze at Blake’s Hard Cider Co.: Sample hard cider and other products from companies in Michigan and beyond. The two-day event also has food, games and live music. Noon-8 p.m. Sat. and noon-5 p.m. Sun. $30-$35, bus transportation available from Woodward Avenue Brewers in Ferndale for $5. 17985 Armada Center Road, Armada. ciderdayze.com.
Wine and Food Festival at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre: Sample products from more than 150 wineries in Michigan and beyond, plus craft beer, food and live music. 1-9 p.m. Sat. and 1-4 p.m. Sun. $25, $10 designated driver. 3554 Walton, Rochester. (248) 377-0100.
Fury for a Feast at Witch’s Hat Brewing Co.: This all-day event features more than 20 barrel-aged beers on tap, plus food trucks and live music from the Muggs, Stone Clover and more. No cover. Noon-midnight Sat. 601 S. Lafayette, South Lyon. (248) 486-2595.
Prohibition History Bike and Brew Tour: A 14-mile bike ride visits former prohibition sites in downtown Detroit. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 3 and 18. $35, $10 bike rental. Tours depart from 511 W. Canfield, Detroit. motorcitybrewtours.com.
Korean barbecue blues feast at Root Restaurant & Bar: Chef Nick Rodgers’ five course meal featuring grilled baby octopus, Korean spiced pork belly and smoked Michigan brisket is paired with the music of Chicago’s Corey Dennison Band. 6:30 p.m. Sept. 8. $55, $20 for additional beverage pairing. 340 Town Center, White Lake. (248) 698-2400.
Cruisin’ for the Trails charity bike ride at Clubhouse BFD: A fundraiser for Friends of Paint Creek Trail, this bike ride along the Clinton River Trail makes a stop at the Lafayette Market in Pontiac. Enjoy a beer at the market, and after the ride at Clubhouse BFD. Registration opens at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 10. $25 in advance, $30 day of. 2265 Crooks, Rochester Hills. motorcitybrewtours.com.
Beer Dinner at Atwater in the Park: A German dinner from chef Jason Medina paired with beers chosen by Atwater head brewer Brad Etheridge. 7-9 p.m. Sept. 14. $50. 1175 Lakepoint, Grosse Pointe Park. (313) 344-5104.
Crafts on the Clinton at Yates Cider Mill: Craft beer, wine, food and games at an event to raise funds for the Clinton River Watershed Council. 6-9 p.m. Sept. 15. $40-$55. 1990 E. Avon, Rochester Hills. crwc.org.