Veggie cooking class
TRAVERSE CITY — Oryana’s “Summer Vegetable Extravaganza” cooking class goes from 6-8:30 p.m. July 11 at Grace Episcopal Church.
Menu includes carrot yogurt dip, salad and other seasonal dishes.
Cost is $40 for the public and $35 for Oryana owners. Registration: 231-947-0191.
Cajun Shrimp Boil is set for ThursdaySUTTONS BAY — Black Star Farms Hearth and Vine Café hosts the Cajun Shrimp Boil at 6:30 p.m. July 11.
Dinner includes shrimp, sausage, corn and potatoes. Dessert is available.
Kids eat for $15, adults for $30.
This event also occurs July 25, Aug. 8 and 22 and Sept. 5 and 19. Reservations: 231-944-1297.
Cherry Pie Sale at Alden churchALDEN — The Cherry Pie Sale opens at 10 a.m. July 12 at the Alden United Methodist Church. More information: 231-331-4132.
Cocktails for charity
OMENA — The Michael Chetcuti Foundation Summer Cocktail Party goes from 6-9 p.m. July 12 at Cherry Basket Farm.
Epicure Catering provides appetizers; Arbor Brewing and Baia Estate offer beverages.
Tickets are $65, with some proceeds benefitting charity. Contact: 231-360-0042.
BEULAH — Benzie Area Zonta Club hosts the Shrimp on the Barbie fundraiser from 7-10 p.m. July 12 at Crystal Lake Golf Course.
Meal includes an appetizer and a choice of whitefish, cod or chicken from Steelhead Café food truck.
The evening also features live music, cash bar, silent auction, photo booth and games.
Bring a lawn chair. Tickets are $35 for adults.
Kalkaska Bacchanalia set for July 20KALKASKA — The sixth annual tasting event Kalkaska Bacchanalia goes from 7-11 p.m. July 20 at the Kalkaska County Fairgrounds.
Musical performances, local beverages and food are available.
Tickets include a souvenir tasting glass, six adult drinks, two appetizers and unlimited non-alcoholic drinks.
Cost is $35 at the door or $30 before July 19.