7/17: A Carnival celebration will be held at Rio 22 Brazilian Steakhouse & Sushi, 2185 Rt 22 W, Union. The party starts at 4 PM with a samba band and dancers. For dinner reservations call 908-206-0060.
7/18: A four-course Silver Anniversary wine dinner with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be held at the Frog and the Peach, 29 Dennis St, New Brunswick, to celebrate the restaurant’s 25 years in business. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the New Brunswick Ronald McDonald House. $150 including tax and gratuity. For time information and reservations call 732-846-3216.
7/19: A Summer Fest with fireworks, food vendors, children’s activities, and crafts will be held at Alba Vineyard, 269 Rt 627, Milford. Wine will be sold by the glass or bottle, and attendees are welcome to bring a picnic basket. 4 to 10 PM; $15; children ages six to twelve $10; children ages five and under free. For tickets call 908-995-7800.
7/19: The Annual NJ State Ice Cream Festival will be held on Washington St, Toms River. 11:30 AM to 5 PM. Tasting kits will be available for a small fee. For more information call 732-341-8738.
7/21: A Benziger wine dinner will be held at the Atlantic City Palm Restaurant, 2801 Pacific Ave, Atlantic City. 7 to 11 PM; $95 plus tax and gratuity. For reservations call 609-344-0483.
7/22: A luncheon to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation will be held at Brooklake Country Club, 139 Brooklake Rd, Florham Park. Bring your checkbook to participate in a raffle and a silent auction of more than 150 prizes. 12:30 PM; $30 including tax and gratuity; reservation required. For more information and reservations call Sandy Nash at 973-467-6655.
7/24: A Taste of Downtown will be held at Town Hall, 66 Main St, West Orange. 5 to 8 PM; free admission, with a nominal cost for food. For more information call 973-325-4109.
7/24: A three-course Floral Luncheon With Fleur LeBehr will be held at Blackbird, 619 Collings Ave, Collingswood. 12:30 PM; $27 plus tax and gratuity. For reservations call 856-854-3444.
7/24: A Seafood Feast will be held at Braddock’s Tavern, 39 S Main St, Medford; $26.95. For time information and reservations call 609-654-1604.
7/26: A book signing of Lidia’s Italy: 140 Simple and Delicious Recipes From the Ten Places in Italy Lidia Loves Most, with celebrity chef and cookbook author Lidia Matticchio Bastianich, will be held at Stew Leonard’s Wines of Paramus, 396 Route 17 N, Paramus; 1 to 3 PM. The event will also feature a tasting of Bastianich wines. Call 201-649-0882 for more information.
7/27 to 8/3: A four-course Farm to Fork dinner will be held at Blackbird, 619 Collings Ave, Collingswood. $35 plus tax and gratuity. For reservations call 856-854-3444.
7/29: A Loire Valley Wine Tasting Workshop will be held at Pierre’s Restaurant and Wine Bar, 995 Mount Kemble Ave, Morristown. 7:30 PM; $30. For more information and reservations call 973-425-1212.
7/29: The Sixth Annual Newport Beach Party, featuring food, music, and fun, will be held at Newport Town Square, located between Town Square Pl and River Dr S, Jersey City. 5 to 8 PM. Rain date July 30.
8/8: A Food and Wine of New Zealand class taught by Daniel Rosati will be held at Classic Thyme Cooking School, 710 South Ave W, Westfield. 7 to 10 PM; $79 per person; $149 per couple. To register call 908-232-5445.Click here to leave a comment