Detroit Event of the Week In our short time on this planet, we have had the good fortune to unlock many glorious food combinations -- PB&J, spaghetti and meatballs, and of course, pig and whiskey. Celebrate the latter at the Fourth Annual Pig & Whiskey in Ferndale. Check out BBQ from Slow’s, Union Woodshop, and Red Smoke, plus whiskey, bourbon, and beer from too many good places to list here. So look over here.
Acquired Taste: Blood Rice Cakes With Timothy DeLaGhetto and Justina Valentine
Thursday, July 17th: You have all weekend to geek out at the North American Science Fiction Convention (aka Detcon1) at the Renaissance Center where there will be a film festival, a game room, a costume contest, and plenty of panels and workshops. The fun begins Thursday. Continue Reading
Friday, July 18th: No longer just how Yoda tells you he's got this round, Free the Brews is an educational, beer-filled evening hosted by Atwater Brewery and Generation Opportunity. Prepare to enjoy free Atwater suds while brewery owner Mark Rieth schools you on how to start a successful microbrewery. Bonus: they're offering a $25 Lyft credit to attendees, so you can enjoy all the gratis beverages you want.
Saturday, July 19th: In case you didn’t know, Detroit turns the ripe old age of 313 this year, and the Detroit Historical Museum is celebrating the special number by throwing a week’s worth of events, which kicks off Saturday with a procession of guitarists through Midtown, naturally.
Sunday, July 20th: Schoolcraft is hosting its 20th Annual Michigan Jazz Festival, which includes six stages of free jazz, along with assorted lunch and dinner fare provided by Schoolcraft’s culinary experts.