What To Do In Your Hometown This Weekend

By 02.26.10

[inline:1]Not jetting to Vancouver for the end of the Winter Olympics or heading off on your merry way for spring break this weekend? We’ve partnered with our friends over at The Social Scholar to bring you guys a sampling of some must-attend events happening in big cities across the country. We’ll post these every Friday, but you can stay up-to-date on your city’s happenings by going to TheSocialScholar.com.

Wine Expo in NYC, Rocketown Throwdown in Nashville, and Wingfest in Chi-town, and much more after the jump.

New York City

NY Wine Expo

With more than 600 wines on hand, the NY Wine Expo is the perfect spot for anyone looking to pick up anywhere from 1 to 100 bottles ; or just do a bit of random sampling.

When: Friday and Saturday February 26th and 27th at 6 pm and 2 pm

Locale: Javits Center

Details: Tickets are $75 for the first night and $85 for the second

Nashville

Rocketowns Anniversary Festival

Rocketown celebrates its seventh year with an epic party featuring 28 bands and a massive game of dodgeball.

When: Saturday February 27th beginning at 11am

Locale: Rocketown, Nashville

Details: Admission is $10; www.rocketown.com

Chicago

Chicago Wingfest

Taste over 30 of Chicagos finest wings, toss back a few pitchers and see who can take down the most wings in the eating contest.

When: Saturday February 27th from 1pm until 6pm

Locale: Stephen M. Bailey Auditorium, Chicago map

Details: Tickets are $24-50; www.wingfest.net

Minneapolis

2010 Pub and Putt Classic

Combining beer golf and putt-putt is brilliant; why isnt this done more often? Also, costumes are strongly encouraged.

When: Saturday, February 27th at 5:30pm

Locale: First Avenue, Minneapolis map

Details: $45 per player; www.pubandputt.com

Denver

Denver Chops Month

Think you have what it takes to take home the prize for best chops? Celebrate all thats great in facial hair, ladies are encouraged to paste on fake chops, this Saturday night.

When: Saturday February 27th at 10 pm

Locale: Vine Street Pub “


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