Labor Day at M. Wells; Erica Jong at Contrada

• This Thursday, there's a Guinness event at Miss Lily's, with special beers, and at Miss Lily's 7A, Foreign Extra Stout-based cocktails. [Grub Street]

M. Wells Steakhouse is hosting a Labor Day party: $30 for food, cash bar, and live music. It starts on Monday at 3 p.m. [Grub Street]

• Daphne Merkin and Erica Jong will host a dinner and a discussion of Daphne's new collection of essays, The Fame Lunches, on September 22 at Contrada. Tickets here. [Grub Street]