Kick off this summer at Brooklyn Uncorked. It’s your opportunity to sip wine from award-winning New York state wineries and take a bite from the most celebrated Manhattan and Brooklyn restaurants. The event features Brooklyn Winery, Gramercy Tavern, Channing Daughters Winery, Shinn Estate Vineyards & Farmhouse, and more.
Thursday, May 28, 6 p.m.–9 p.m. 26 Bridge St., Brooklyn. Tickets $50–$90. http://www.ediblemanhattan.com/event/brooklyn-uncorked-3/
NYC Craft Beer Festival
Attention beer lovers: This a festival you won’t want to miss. The NYC Craft Beer Festival is a three-day indoor and outdoor festival at Pier 15.
The Brewmaster’s Connoisseur Experience
Enjoy views of the East River and Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges while quaffing hand-selected beer from various breweries, which will be paired with four small bite-size samples of culinary art produced by executive chef Marco Arnold of Industry Kitchen. You can also mingle with brewers, bar owners, and distributors.
Thursday, May 28. 7 p.m.–10 p.m. Pier 15 East River Esplanade, 78 South St. Tickets $165–$195.
Friday and Saturday Sessions
Enjoy two days filled with fun and games along with about 75 different breweries. This is also your opportunity to experience delicious food from various artisanal food vendors.
Friday, May 29. 4 p.m. or 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 30, 12 p.m., 4 p.m., or 8 p.m.
Pier 15 East River Esplanade, 78 South St. Tickets–$50–$65. http://www.handcraftedtasting.com/nyccraftbeerfest#nyc-summer-festival-overview.
The Bite: Sheepshead Bay
Sheepshead Bay’s The Bite: Sheepshead will bring together neighborhood restaurants, from Tblisi to Rocca Cafe.
Thursday, May 28. 7 p.m.–11:00 p.m. Baron DeKalb Knights of Columbus, 3000 Emmons Ave., Brooklyn. Tickets $45. http://taste.sheepsheadbites.com/the-event/
Cheese It: A Day in the Life of a Dairy Farmer
Are you a big fan of cheese? Cabot Creamery’s Master cheese grader Craig Gile explains the intricate process of grading its award-winning cheddar. The panel of speakers includes Vermont goat cheese-maker Angela Miller and Cabot farmer Amanda Freund. Liz Thorpe, a renowned cheese expert and author of the bestseller “The Cheese Chronicles,” moderates.
Thursday, May 28. 7 p.m. Lexington Ave. (at 92nd Street). Tickets $30. http://www.92y.org/Event/A-Day-in-the-Life-of-a-Dairy-Farmer.aspx
Eat (RED) Drink (RED)
Experience an al fresco dinner for the launch of Eat (RED) Drink (RED) Save Lives, a campaign to fight AIDS. Ten top chefs will team up in pairs to create RED inspired menus, including David Burke and Josh Capon, Jonathan Waxman and Michael Symon, and Elizabeth Falkner and Mark Lardner. Hosted by Mario Batali.
Sunday, May 31. 6 p.m.–10 p.m. Pier 26, Hudson River Park, New York. Tickets $295. Gilt.com/theREDsupper
Smorgasburg Returns to Seaport
Enjoy the beautiful days of summer with some delicious delights as Smorgasburg returns to the Seaport District this season. In the addition to the various foods and beverages, Seaport Smorgasburg will host a variety of performances and events through the summer.
Seaport Smorgasburg is open for lunch, dinner, and drinks seven days a week. BrooklynFlea.com/Markets/Smorgasbar-at-South-St-Seaport