Oppa! Festival, Father’s Day, taco events and more

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Italian Opening Night with Bocale Vineyard at Cucina Lab Torino: Spend an evening with the owner of Bocale Vineyard from Umbria, Italy. Entry includes five wine tastings and gourmet appetizers. 5-9 pm Thursday. 55 dollars. We welcome visits. 3960 Crocs, Suite 200, Troy. (248) 525-9098.

Oppa! Greek Feast Festival at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church: Enjoy Greek food, spirits, dancing and more at this 29th annual family event, billed as Metro Detroit’s largest ongoing Greek festival. One of the highlights of this competition is the Iron Chef-style cooking competition at 8pm on Saturday. There are cooking demos throughout the event. 4-11 pm Friday – Saturday. And noon – 8 p.m. Sunday. 760 W Wattles, Troy. Stnicholastroy.org.

Fairway Packing Steak Shop opened: The Fairway Packing Co. opened. Ltd., one of the nation’s largest meat purveyors, has a market in Grosse Pointe Woods. Steak Shop is a 1,300-square-foot market that sells Fairway’s most popular cuts of meat: premium steaks, wagyu, steaks, fillets, and tomahawks, as well as homemade utensils, barbecue accessories, spices, truffles, and more. Grand Opening Ceremony from 10am to 2pm on Saturday. 20877 Mac, Gross Point Woods. Fairwaypacking.com.

Parents Eat Free at Mario’s: Tables of four or more can get a free meal, up to $40, for one father at the table. Offer is only available on Sundays. The restaurant also has a gift card deal, $40 for a $60 gift certificate. 4222 seconds, Detroit. (313) 832-1616. Mariosdetroit.com.

Prime & Proper steakhouse in Detroit sells delicious BBQ sets for Father's Day.

Prime & Proper sells prepackaged barbecue kits: Just in time for Father’s Day or a summer barbecue, popular steakhouse Capitol Park Prime & Proper sells gourmet burger sets with meat, grilling instructions, and seasonings. The smallest set is $100 for four dry burgers, four wagyu dogs, and eight home-baked buns, plus prep. The largest box is $600 for eight burgers, eight dogs, plus dozens of different steaks. Order online until June 20 and collect at the restaurant. 1145 Griswold, Detroit. heirloomgoods.myshopify.com.

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