Best bets of the week: June 3-9
Principal Charity Classic
Wednesday-Sunday: Fuzzy Zoeller, Russ Cochran, Tom Pernice Jr. and others will compete for a $1.75 million purse in the Principal Charity Classic, running Wednesday through Sunday at the Wakonda Club, 3915 Fleur Drive. Fuzzy Zoeller, Russ Cochran, Tom Pernice Jr. and others will compete for a $1.75 million purse in the Principal Charity Classic, running Wednesday through Sunday at the Wakonda Club, 3915 Fleur Drive. Gates open at 7 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 7:30 a.m. Friday and Sunday and 8 a.m. Saturday, with golf and other activities lasting into the evening. $15 per day. Go to principalcharityclassic.com.
Wednesday: Blank Park Zoo, 7401 S.W. Ninth St., hosts the first Zoo Brew of the year, a 21 and up event, from 5:30-9 p.m. Enjoy cold beers, check out the animals and listen to the music of Jake McVey. $12. Go to blankparkzoo.com.
Greek Food Fair
Friday-Sunday: The Greek Orthodox Church of St. George, 1110 35th St., hosts the Greek Food Fair from 5:30-9 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. In addition to Greek food, Ethiopian and Eritrean will be served, and there will be dancing, music and more. Admission is free, with tickets sold for the food. Go to stgeorge.ia.goarch.org.
Sips and the City/Grand Tasting
Friday-Saturday: Winefest hosts its two biggest events this week. Friday is Sips and the City with unlimited wine and food samples and music by Mickey Davis and Christopher the Conquered from 6-9 p.m. in Capital Square and Cowles Commons, 400 Locust St. $35 in advance, $45 at the door. On Saturday the Grand Tasting is held from 6-9 p.m. in the same location, showcasing some of the best food and wine, including oysters and caviar. $75. Go to winefestdesmoines.com.
Tuesday: English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran headlines at Wells Fargo Arena, 730 Third St., starting at 7:30 p.m. One of Taylor Swift's BFFs, Sheeran's second album "X," was nominated for three Grammys in 2014, including "Album of the Year." His hits include "Thinking Out Loud" and "Don't." $53.50-$63.50. Go to iowaeventscenter.com.