Metro Detroit food calendar

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Farm to Table at Northville Farmers Market

Learn easy and healthy ways to prepare fruits and vegetables in season at farmers markets. Sponsored by HAP. 9-10 a.m. today. Free. Northville Downs Race Track parking lot. (248) 349-7640.

Patio Wine Series at Rugby Grille

5-7 p.m. today. $38 (includes light appetizers and one full pour). 100 Townsend, Birmingham. (248) 642-5999.

Rolling Supper with Slow Roll at Traffic Jam & Snug

Co-sponsored with Detroit Bike City. Attendees must provide their own bicycle (helmets strongly recommended). 6:30 p.m. today. $50 (includes the tour, all food, soft drinks, tax and gratuity). 511 W. Canfield, Detroit. (313) 831-9470.

Tiki Cocktails at Forest Grill

Information on bartending etiquette and classic cocktails. 7-8:30 p.m. today. $35. 735 Forest, Birmingham. (248) 258-9400.

Bourbon Tasting & Southern Fare Week at Forest Grill

Southern dishes with each course paired with a bourbon. 7-9 p.m. today and Fri. $65. Ages 21 and older. 735 Forest, Birmingham. (248) 258-9400.

Farm to Table at Warren Farmers Market

Cooking class teaches easy and healthy ways to prepare fruits and vegetables in season at farmers markets. Sponsored by HAP. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sun. Free. One City Square. (586) 268-8400.

Annual OPC Fundraiser at Older Persons’ Commission

Curbside pickup of fresh homemade apple pies. 1-7 p.m. Wed., 9 a.m.-7 p.m . Sept. 4-5 and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 6-7. 650 Letica, Rochester. (248) 656-1403.

The Nature of ... Beer at Leslie Science and Nature Center

The process of brewing beer, ecology of the ingredients used and the history of this innovative drink. 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 4. $8. Adults and teens ages 15 and older. 1831 Traver, Ann Arbor. Pre-registration required. (734) 997-1553.

Seventh annual Taste of Lebanon Festival at St. Sharbel Maronite Catholic Church

Featuring authentic Lebanese cuisine. 5-11 p.m. Sept. 5, noon-11 p.m. Sept. 6 and noon-8:30 p.m. Sept. 7. Free admission. 31601 Schoenherr, Warren. (248) 924-4854.

Farm to Table Strolling Block Party at the Community House

4-8 p.m. Sept. 6. $25. 380 S. Bates, Birmingham. (248) 644-5832.

Bacon Bash at Royal Oak Farmers Market

Celebration of all things covered, wrapped, and seasoned with bacon. 8 p.m. Sept. 6. VIP: $75 (includes three cocktails and early entry beginning at 7 p.m.); General admission: $55 (includes one cocktail). 316 E. 11 Mile. (248) 543-1000.

Go Out and Grill at Busch’s Fresh Food Market-West Bloomfield

Cooking demonstration on how to keep recipes healthy and nutritious. 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 10. $15. Ages teens and older. 33300 W. 14 Mile. Registration required. (248) 539-4581.

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