Calendar of Events
Our first event was such a blast that we've decided to do a Dishcrawl in Downtown Ann Arbor again!With our Dishcrawl launch, we barely scratched the surface of what Ann Arbor has to offer. So, join us on this foodie adventure taking us on a tour of four restaurants in one night!Which restaurants? It's a guessing game! We’re keeping the names of the restaurants we'll be visiting a secret for now, but here and there we’ll give you some hints. Follow us on Twitter @dishcrawlA2 and be the first to know!Tickets are available at Dishcrawl.com/A2PartDeux
Downtown Ann Arbor. $45. 734-644-3210. email@example.com Dishcrawl.com/A2PartDeux
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Two-time Pushcart Prize winner Deb Olin Unferth reads from her work. Her 2012 memoir Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War tells the story of the time she ran away from college with her boyfriend to go to Nicaragua and join the Sandinistas. Also, a reading by former 826michigan student and Huron High grad Saif Ghanem. Venezuelan-themed dinner by Zingerman’s chef Alex Young.
6:30 p.m., Zingerman’s Roadhouse, 2501 Jackson. Tickets $100 in advance at smd2013.brownpapertickets.com. 761-3463. [map]
Produce Station wine director Jorge Lopez-Chavez, Left Foot Charley winemaker Bryan Ulbrich, and Uncle John’s owner Mike Beck lead tastings of wine and cider. Cheese. Note: These events usually sell out.
7:30-9 p.m., Ann Arbor Art Center, 117 W. Liberty. $25 in advance at localwineevents.com/events/detail/473145. 663-7848. [map]
All invited for dinner, preceded by a brief Shabbat observance with songs, candle lighting, wine and challah, and discussion on a theme TBA. Children welcome.
6:30-9 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr. (off Stone School Rd. south of Packard). $10 (family, $25). Reservations required at jewishculturalsociety.org. 975-9872. [map]
One of Zingerman’s Coffee managing partners, Allen Leibowitz or Steve Mangigian, offers a free tour of the coffee company and talks about the intricate world of java.
11 a.m.-noon, Zingerman’s Coffee Company, 3723 Plaza Dr.. Free. 929-6060. [map]
This festive barbecue blowout fundraiser features food, fun, and entertainment for all ages. Grilled sausages, chicken, and vegetables, plus salads and desserts. Beer and wine available. Live music includes the local rockabilly, blues, rock ’n’ roll, and honky-tonk band George Bedard & the Kingpins, singer-songwriter and guitarist Chris Dupont, and the Chelsea folk-rock trio the Ben Daniels Band. Also, kids activities and a silent auction of food-related items. Rain or shine.
3-8 p.m., Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor–Saline Rd., Saline. Tickets $50 in advance, $60 at the gate (children ages 3–13, $10; under age 3, free). 761–2796. [map]