1. Tues, July 7th, 6PM to 8PM | Magnolia Bakery| 200 Columbus Ave (at 69th St.) | Manhattan
Magnolia Bakery: Classic Cake Icing
From the famous Magnolia Bakery! Learn how to make a beautiful 6″ 2-layer cake with vanilla buttercream. Plus, take home the cake you decorated, Magnolia’s vanilla cake and buttercream recipes, an at-home icing starter kit, and more. Tickets are $75.
2. Wed, July 8th, 6PM to 8PM | Brooklyn Grange Navy Yard Farm | Clinton Ave. at Flushing Ave | Brooklyn
Intro to Beekeeping
Now more than ever, bees are having a moment in the sun for their importance in pollinating the plants that produce our food. Head Apiarist at the Grange, Chase Emmons will talk about just WHY these honeybees are so important, explain the tools of the trade, and the basics of getting started with your own hive. From there, you’ll suit up and get to observe a hive-check to see what a healthy hive looks like! Tickets are $45.
3. Fri, July 10th, 6:30PM – 10:00PM | Glynwood | Glynwood Road | Cold Spring, NY
Glynwood Farm Dinner
Looking to get out of the city on Friday? Head up to Glynwood, less than 90 minutes outside of Manhattan for Farm Dinner featuring a vegetarian meal prepped by Guest Chef Agnes Devereux of the Village Tea Room. Glynwood is a agricultural nonprofit supporting Hudson Valley farming since 1993.
4. Sat, July 11th, 2PM – 5PM | The Maille Boutique | 185 Columbus Ave. | Manhattan
Bastille Day Weekend – Free French Cooking Lesson and Tasting
Bastille Day is July 14th, so obviously you need to prepare! Celebrate your inner gourmet with a complimentary cooking lesson and tasting of French classics, like Tarte à la Tomate. French cookbook author Cécile Delarue will share tips for creating easy yet delicious recipes, accompanied by Maille Mustard Sommelier Pierette Huttner, who will reveal all the facets of a French essential: Dijon mustard.
5. Sun, July 12th 12PM-2PM | Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club | 514 Union St. | Brooklyn
Brooklyn Ice Cream Takedown
Unlimited ice cream alert! This is not a test! Avoid the summer heat and the Sunday scaries with ice cream made by Brooklyn’s finest home chefs. The Brooklyn ice cream warriors will also compete for prizes. Tickets are $20.