Monday, May 24, 2010

"Sex and City," beer, festivities

The Pizza Peel and Taproom hosts a Founders beer dinner May 25, with courses including Founders Pale Ale with shrimp and chorizo pizza; and Founders Porter with ravioli stuffed with porter-braised beef. $65; 4422 Colwick Road; 704-714-8808.

Mez hosts a "Sex and the City 2" premiere party at 8 p.m. May 27 with guest DJ Mia from MTV's "America's Best Dance Crew." Tickets are $25 and include Champagne, dessert, chances at giveaways, and favors; part of the proceeds goes to support breast health awareness. The movie starts at 9:25 p.m. at the EpiCentre. 210 E. Trade St.; 704-688-2400.

The Lake Norman Wine and Food Festival, June 5 and 6, will feature six restaurants and a dozen wineries, with each restaurant doing up to three dishes. The lineup includes Brooklyn South, The Creole House, Dressler's, Kernel T's Korn Krib, Mayo's Ristorante and Sangam Indian Cuisine. Kenton Place in Cornelius hosts the festival, which will donate proceeds to Angels and Sparrows, Hope House and the Mooresville Soup Kitchen. Info: