What To Do In Your Hometown This Weekend
[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
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
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
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 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 “