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Old Fashioned cocktail. [Photograph: Autumn Giles]

Thursday(August 8)

Big Apple Bash
Thursday, August 8th, 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
The Museum of the City of New York's Young Member's Circle invites you to their annual fundraising event on the terrace. Enjoy booze, food from Dos Toros, Sullivan Street Bakery, Insomnia Cookies, Nuchas Empanadas, music and more. $45-$130. 1220 Fifth Ave., New York, NY; tickets and event details

Heritage Pork Feast
Thursday, August 8th, 7:00 p.m.
Join a group of talented chefs for a collaborative meal featuring cured meats from artisanal producer Woodlands Pork and dishes featuring unavailable-to-the-public pork cuts. This event is presented by Fossil Farms and Woodlands Pork. $170. The Beard House, 167 W 12th St, New York, NY; tickets and event details

Friday (August 9)

Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture Exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History
Thursday, August 8th, Friday, August 9th, Saturday, August 10th, and Sunday, August 11th, 10:00 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Come learn about human nutrition and explore the history of food and agriculture and modern issues concerning the food industry. Sample seasonal foods, look at images and artifacts of food through the ages, and learn how to grow food year-round. $25. Central Park West and 79th St; tickets and event details

Saturday (August 10)

Bartending Pantry: The At-Home Survival Guide
Saturday, August 10, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Join John Debary, the bar manager of Momofuku, to learn about the hidden gems already in your kitchen pantry that can give you world-class cocktail results. $77.87. 15 West 56th Street New York, NY; tickets and event details

Exploring Greek Wines
Saturday, August 10th, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Take a look at much-maligned Greek wines and get a taste of what some of the country's best producers are making. $50. 13 E 13th Street, New York, NY; tickets and event details

Corkbuzz Clambakes
Saturdays and Sundays, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sundays, 8:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Join Corkbuzz for a clambake feast every Saturday and Sunday until August 31st. Tables at the clambake seat 6 and the price covers food and 4 bottles of wine. Even if you can't escape to the Hamptons this summer, you can still enjoy a classic summer clambake! $400. 13 E 13th Street, New York, NY; tickets and event details

Back Forty Crab Boil on the Boardwalk
Saturday, August 10th, 3:00 p.m.
Back Forty's crab boil includes a bucket of spiced blue crabs, corn on the cob, steamed potatoes, and an afternoon of fun on the waterfront. Music will be provided by Bad Luck and Trouble and booze will be available for purchase from the bar. $25. Beach 96th Street at the Boardwalk; event details

Sunday (August 11)

Atera and The Bocuse d'Or USA Foundation Fundraising Dinner
Sunday, August 11th, 7:30 p.m.
Partake in a one-night only menu with 15 courses from chef Matthew Lightner focusing on the best of the summer season. The dinner is being held in honor of the Bocuse d'Or's 15th year of USA participation, which is devoted to recruiting, training and financially supporting the promising young American chefs who compete on behalf of the United States in the prestigious Bocuse d'Or competition, held in Lyon, France every two years. $300. 77 Worth Street, New York, NY; for reservations, contact info@ateranyc.com or call 212.226.1444 between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Marlow Summer Fair
Sunday, August 11th, 6:00 p.m.
Spend an evening with Marlow & Sons for the Marlow Summer Fair, benefiting Cayuga Pure Organics, a top local farm still recovering from a devastating fire. Sausages, grilled corn, snow cones, draft beer, rosé, will be served to raise funds for rebuilding the farm. Four tickets for $35 or $10 a ticket at the fair. Located in the lot across from Marlow & Sons and Diner at the intersection of Broadway & Berry Street, Williamsburg, NY; tickets and event details

"Maine Squeeze" Lobster Bake Party
Sunday, August 11th, 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Enjoy a whole Maine lobster, steamed little neck clams, baked red russet potatoes, farm fresh corn on cob prepared by Chef Seth Levine. The event is 21+ and a free beer or cocktail is included with advance ticket purchase. $32.56. 92 Ludlow St, New York, NY; tickets and event details

Monday (August 12)

Whole Beef Butchery Class
Part 1: Monday, August 12th, 6:30 p.m. Part 2: Monday, August 19th, 6:30 p.m.
Learn how to butcher an entire farm-raised cow with Sara Bigelow of the Meat Hook. This event is not hands-on, but there will be plenty of time for questions and participants will be able to taste various cuts of the beef. There is a lot to cover in butchering a whole cow, so Part 1 of this class will deal with the front half of the cow and Part 2 with the back half. $200. 100 Frost Street, Brooklyn, NY; tickets and event details

Tuesday (August 13)

Sicilian Seafood Dinner
Tuesday, August 13th, 7:00 p.m.
Spend a night with The Marrow, enjoying a Sicilian seafood feast as Chef/Owner Harold Dieterle discusses his mother's Sicilian roots and the seafood dishes he prepared, and wine director Jill Roberts discusses the wines she chose for the dinner. The event is in the private dining room, so seats are limited. $125. 99 Bank Street, NYC; for tickets, email Katie Loeb (katie@themarrownyc.com).

Wednesday (August 14)

Future Food Salon
Wednesday, August 14th, 7:30 p.m.
Learn about a potential future food source for the masses: bugs! Crickets, in this case. You will get to taste various cricket dishes and learn more about cricket farming. At this event, you can even purchase crickets to take home to prepare for yourself! $25. 601 West 26th Street, Suite 325, New York, NY; tickets and event details

Thursday (August 15)

The NYC Taco Rally
Thursday, August 15th, 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Taste 6 different tacos from local restaurants judge your favorite entry. The best taco goes home with a People's Choice award selected by the attendees! 10% of proceeds from the event go to the nonprofit organization, Mexican American Student Alliance. There will also be a signature cocktail served at the event. $30. 265 West 37th Street 17th Floor; tickets and event details

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