Fund raising dinners, beer festivals and more coming up in Metro Detroit

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Food and beverage events

Girl Scout Cookie beer pairing at Terry’s Terrace: Tickets include four 5-ounce beer samples and eight Girl Scout cookies. Through Sat. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 36470 Jefferson, Harrison Township. eventbrite.com.

Mac N’ Brews and Comfort Food at Royal Oak Farmers Market: You can’t go wrong with pasta drenched in cheese. Warm, gooey comfort food from more than 20 restaurants (both savory and sweet) will be available for sampling, plus dozens of craft beers. 7:30 p.m. Thurs. $40-$65. 316 E. 11 Mile, Royal Oak. macnbrews.com.

Winter Beer Festival at Fifth Third Ball Park: More than 100 Michigan breweries will be at this annual celebration of the state’s craft beer industry. 3-7 p.m. Fri. and 1-6 p.m. Sat. Sold out. 4500 West River, Comstock Park, Grand Rapids. mibeer.com.

Royal Oak Restaurant Week: More than 25 businesses in downtown Royal Oak will offer three-course lunch and dinner menus for $15, $25 or $35. Participating restaurants include Bastone, Cafe Muse, Town Tavern, Lockhart’s BBQ and more. Friday-March 6. dineroyaloak.org.

Grand Opening at Capriotti’s: The first 100 people in line for the grand opening of this pulled turkey sub shop get one free sub each week for a year. 10:30 a.m. Sat. 319 E. Big Beaver, Troy. capriottis.com.

Chene Street Grocers fundraiser at Antietam: To raise funds for a new “hyper-local” produce and bulk good store in Eastern Market, a three-course meal with craft cocktail is being held at Antietam. Seatings at 4 and 7:30 p.m. Sun. $60. 1428 Gratiot, Detroit. Reserve at chenestreetgrocers.com.

Sarap Detroit dinner to benefit Melo Farms at Brooklyn Street Local: The theme of this Filipino-inspired pop-up has a kamayan menu, meaning no utensils or plates are used. 6 and 9 p.m. Sun. Sold out. 1266 Michigan, Detroit. sarapdetroit.com.

Chefs Doug Hewitt, James Rigato and Andy Hollyday at Mabel Gray: Three chefs, who are all friends, each cook a dish and choose a beer to pair with it. Walk-in seating only. 7 p.m. Mon. $33 food only, cash bar. 23825 John R, Hazel Park. (248) 398-4300.

Blues Feast at the Root Restaurant and Bar: Five course meal from chef Nick Rodgers featuring tostones, ham steak sliders, crawfish boil and more. Live music. 6:30 p.m. March 3. $65, $90 with beverage pairings. Reservations required. (248) 698-2400.

Chef’s dinner featuring Belgian beers at Rattlesnake Club: Multicourse meal from chef Chris Franz with Belgian beer pairing and discussion. 6:30 p.m. March 10. $70.54 all inclusive. 300 River Place, Detroit. (313) 567-4400.

Festival de la Poutine at Place Concorde: Enjoy poutine — French fries smothered in gravy and cheese curds — in the land which it was invented. 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. March 18. $15 Canadian, $7 ages 5-12. Advance purchase is recommended. 7515 Forest Glade, Windsor. (519) 948-5545.

Savor Detroit at Great Lakes Culinary Center: Local chefs team up with culinary experts from around the country to prepare multi-course meals with wine pairings. This season’s featured artist is photographer Asia Hamilton, and the featured charity is Gleaners Community Food Bank.

April 25: Bacco’s Luciano Del Signore with Thomas Lents of Chicago’s Sixteen Restaurant

April 26: Chartreuse Kitchen & Cocktails’ Doug Hewitt with Paul Virant of Chicago’s Perennial Virant

April 27: Selden Standard’s Andy Hollyday with George Pagonis of Kapnos & Kapnos Taverna in Washington D.C.

April 28: Standby’s Brendon Edwards with Rich Rosendale of Rosendale Collective in Lansdowne, VA

April 29: Mabel Gray and the Root’s James Rigato with “Top Chef” season 12 winner Mei Lin

6-10 p.m. $125. 24101 W. Nine Mile, Southfield. savordetroit.com.

Melody Baetens

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