NYC Food Events for the Weekend and Beyond

[Photograph: Max Falkowitz]

Thursday (July 18)

Free Beer & Cheese Sampling
Thursday, July 18, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Nolita Mart will be hosting a beer tasting with select brews from Brooklyn Lager. To accompany the suds, Artisanal Cheese will provide an array of their wares. Free. Nolita Mart, 156 Mott Street, New York, NY; event details

Yum's the Word
Thursday, July 18, 7:30 p.m. Storytellers from the culinary world will recount tales of rejection from their work in the food industry in the first Yum's the Word show. Kat Kinsman, Beth Kracklauer, Matt Gross, and Joshua David Stein are the guests this time. Ice cream sandwiches will also be served. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. The Gallery at LPR (le poisson rouge), 158 Bleecker Street, New York, NY; tickets and event details

Friday (July 19)

Queens Farm BBQ & Campout
Friday, July 19, 6:00 p.m. to Saturday, July 20, 10:00 a.m. Eat barbecue by Dickson's Farmstand Meats, drink Brooklyn Brewery beer, and dance the night away at Queens County Farm Museum before sleeping under the stars. You will be greeted with coffee in the morning. $75, bring your own camping gear. Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY; tickets and event details

Saturday (July 20)

Hog Days of Summer
Saturday, July 20, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., then 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A celebration of traditional North Carolina whole hog BBQ, craft beers, and heritage pig farming, this event is your best source for whole hog in the city. The rain date is Sunday, July 21. $41. Arrogant Swine (LIC), Corner of 28th St & 40th Ave, 27-20 40th Avenue, Long Island City, NY; tickets and event details

NYC Craft Beer Festival: Summer Jazz
Saturday, July 20, 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., then 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Upon entry, receive a 2 oz. cupyou can use to sample 150 different craft beers. Food will be available for purchase. Live Jazz will accompany the tasting. $55. Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St., New York, NY; tickets and event details

Sunday (July 21)

Danish Food Day by Revolving Dansk
Sunday, July 21, 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Scandinavian food is all the rage in NYC, and Sera Lavelle and danish-born Martin Høedholt have paired with celebrity chef Pablo Ventura of Dassara and Fatty Crab to create classic Danish fare. Frikadeller, which are Danish meatballs, and pølser, Danish sausages, are just two of the specialties that will be served. Free entry, food prices vary. Dassara, 271 Smith Street, Brooklyn (Between Degraw and Sackett), NY; event details

Monday (July 22)

Andrew Ticer and Michael Hudman at City Grit
Monday, July 22, 7:30 p.m.
Food & Wine's best new chefs (and recent recipients of a favorable review in the Times) will be cooking Italian at City Grit, with food inspired by their menu at Andrew Michael. $85. 38 Prince Street, New York, NY; event details

Tuesday (July 23)

The 31 Days of German Riesling Concert Cruise
Tuesday, July 23, 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Summer of Riesling has organized a three hour tour around New York Harbor. Bottomless Riesling will be accompanied by the dulcet tones of three live bands. $49. The Marina at 23rd Street and the FDR; tickets and event details

Wednesday (July 24)

Supper Club ft. Chef Danny Mena at Haven's Kitchen
Wedneday, July 24, 7:00 p.m. Chef Danny Mena of Hecho en Dumbo will be serving up a Mexican goat-centric meal. Goat bacon, Jalisco-style goat consommé, goat chops, and goats milk caramel ice cream are just some of the items on the menu. $165. Haven's Kitchen, 109 West 17th Street, New York, NY; event details

Thursday (July 25)

Epic Urban Cookout Presented by Tasting Table
Thursday, July 25, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Tasting Table is holding a summer baebeue blowout replete with smoked meat from Delaney Barbecue, fried chicken from Bobwhite Lunch & Supper Counter, and baked goods from Mah-Ze-Darh Bakery. There will also be cocktails courtesy of Hendrick's Gin and beers from Goose Island. $70. Elizabeth Street Garden in Noho; tickets and event details

Middle Eastern Shabbat Dinner with NYShuk
Thursday, July 25, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. NYshuk chef Ron Arazi and pastry chef Leetal Arazi will teach students how to make all sorts of Middle Eastern fare. Grilled meats, pita flat breads topped with vegetables, and white bean hummus are just some of the offerings. $125. Haven's Kitchen, 109 West 17th Street, New York, NY; event details