by Keridwyn Deller
Read on to learn more about this event, then keep reading to learn how to enter to win.
“One night only! Join us Friday, September 27 for a special champagne tasting and disco dance.
– 7:30-9:30pm Champagne Tasting
– 9:30pm Hustle Lesson
– 10:30pm-1am Disco Dance w/DJ Dana Dub
Tickets on sale now: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4325592.
Note: tickets in advance are for the whole night (Champagne tasting, hustle lesson, and disco dance). Tickets available at the door for just the dance or the lesson and dance.
Want to enter to win tickets to the dance?
Make sure you’re signed up to receive SeattlePockets.com emails. See the “Sign Up for Blog Emails” box – on the right at seattlepockets.com on a computer or after scrolling down past this post on your mobile device. (If it says “Thanks for Following” you’ve already signed up to get emails. Just make sure they aren’t going to your spam folder.)
you can enter via Facebook (or on this blog post if you don’t have Facebook):
To enter via Facebook, RSVP “Interested” or “Going” to the Facebook event page here. Then tag a friend in the comments on the event wall. Tag multiple friends (up to 8) on the event wall for up to 8 entries (Same comment for all friends is fine).
You’ll also want to comment on this blog post and let me know your name on Facebook, to finalize your entry.
Good luck! If you win, or not, I hope to see you on the dance floor for this fun evening!
Enter by 9/20/19 at 11:59pm Pacific Time. Winner will be contacted the next day. All local, state, and federal rules apply.
By Keridwyn Deller
There’s a fun wine event in the streets of Belltown, Seattle this Saturday, August 24, 2019, complete with live music and a grape stomp, and now is your chance to enter to win 2 tickets.
The event benefits Plymouth Housing, which does great work in our community in their mission to end homelessness.
More about the event, in their own words:
“Support Plymouth’s mission to end homelessness during a fun Saturday afternoon with friends and neighbors at our annual beer and wine festival. We’ll have a wine and beer garden, grape stomping competition, live music, and noshes from local eateries to celebrate the final stretch of summer!
3 – 4:15 p.m. The Seattle Women’s Steel Pan Project
4:30 – 5 p.m. Grape Stomping Competition
5 – 7 p.m. Café com Leite
Wine from Cascadian Outfitters, Cadence Winery, Ambassador Wines Of Washington, Basel Cellars, The Woodhouse Wine Estates, Michael Florentino Cellars, Drum Roll Wine, Abbe Vineyard and Winery, Rooted Souls Winery, The Princess & The Bear Wines, Willamette Valley Vineyards, Gard Vintners, Lawrelin Wines, Patterson Cellars, and J Bookwalter Wines.
To enter to win:
First: Make sure you’re signed up to receive SeattlePockets.com emails (see the “Sign Up for Blog Emails” box on the right at seattlepockets.com – if it says “Thanks for Following” you’ve already signed up to get emails. Just make sure they aren’t going to your spam folder.)
THEN you can do all or some of the following:
Tag a friend on the Instagram giveaway post at instagram.com/keridwyn. Tag multiple friends for multiple entries – one per comment
Comment on this blog post!
That’s it! Giveaway ends at 11:59pm Pacific Time 8/22/19. All local, state & federal rules apply. Winner will be contacted before noon 8/23/19.
Cider Summit SEA is back for its TENTH annual event. Read on to learn how you can enter to win two tickets!
This delicious event takes place over two days in Seattle. This year, the event will have beautiful views of the water at Lake Union Park (adjacent to The Museum of History & Industry). Which means, pick out shoes that work on grassy lawns!
This year, the event, presented by locally-and-woman-owned Capitol Cider, will offer tasting flights in addition to 2oz pours.
How many options will you have to choose from? Great question! Over 150 ciders, meads, and cider cocktails will be offered, including regional favorites and international classics. The event is Friday, September 6 from 3pm – 8pm (VIP session 2-3pm) and Saturday, September 7 from noon to 5pm. Tickets are on sale now at https://www.cidersummitnw.com/tickets.
This event is a benefit for NW Cider Association, Seattle Humane, and The Institute of Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research.
To enter to win two tickets:
1. Make sure you’re signed up to receive SeattlePockets.com emails (see the “Sign Up for Blog Emails” box on the right at seattlepockets.com)
Enter on Instagram – details at instagram.com/keridwyn.
You can enter on Facebook or Instagram or both. You can also get an entry into the giveaway by commenting on this blog post.
That’s it! I look forward to seeing you at #CiderSummitSEA!
Enter by 8/25/19 at 11:59pm. All local, state, and federal rules apply.
Review by Paul Levy
Pop some bubbly, sit back and enjoy Café Nordo’s “The Champagne Widow,” a historical journey through Champagne’s bottled up history, and the strong women who made this beloved beverage so delicious.
Café Nordo doesn’t disappoint with this sparkly, romp of a cabaret experience. The music, food, and story are overflowing with creativity and delight. Walking into Cafe Nordo’s Pioneer Square theatre/restaurant, you’re whisked away into an abandoned wine cellar, which makes sense since in this show you’re a young bottle of champagne eating your way into a fully finished bottle of Champagne’s golden bubbles. The servers, who are also the performers, serve up food inspired by the ingredients and process of becoming a bottle of bubbly.
Between each of the multiple courses, “The Champagne Widow” tells thoughtful stories on some of Champagne’s unsung heroines. As you sip on your Brut Royal the echoes of its history surround you in the form of ghosts from Champagne’s past. The lovely ensemble of performers, led by the charming and talented Opal Peachey, dance, sing and portray the fascinating female characters who helped to create champagne.
If you enjoy Champagne, this experience is a must see. Treat yourself to one of the flights and celebrate your love of bubbles. The show runs until Sunday, July 7th, 2019 (extended dates!) and tickets are only available for some of the remaining shows (some performances are sold out). Tickets include dinner – but not the champagne. Be sure to budget for some glasses of bubbly. In my opinion, this show requires a class of sparkling in your hand. Tickets and more information, here.
Photo by Bruce Clayton Tom
More about our guest blogger, Paul Levy:
Paul Levy is always on the hunt for stories brought to life in immersive formats. He is the Creative Director at TPN, an agency that creates small and large live-events and experiences for fortune 500 companies, including Amazon, Microsoft, and Boeing.
Review by Nora McLellan
Teatro Zinzanni is no stranger to putting together dinner and a show, but their latest show, “Love, Chaos, & Dinner” in Woodinville, Washington takes the experience to a new level. From the sparkling rosé wine flight to the gorgeous costumes, your senses will be delighted all evening.
It would be easy to just talk about the acts, but the food is worth looking forward to. Like magic, Chef Jason Wilson orchestrates a room full of delicious meals artfully served at the same time. I happily tried both the fish and steak entrees, and my companion splurged by adding perfectly cooked lobster. The sparkling wine flight was a particular favorite. Everything was flavorful and delicious.
It really is the performers that are the most memorable parts of the evening. With a cast of stars who has performed and trained all over the world, there’s an amazing amount of talent there to keep you entertained all night. You might blush a bit, but you will definitely laugh as Lady Rizo’s powerful voice sings bawdy tunes. (And her costume changes? Rhinestones! Feathers! Sequins! Oh my!) The Anastasini brothers defy gravity and juggle each other in the air with their feet! But it is the Duo Rose that will leave your jaw on the floor. Their unique combination of graceful trapeze and twisted contortion is impossible to look away from. Every moment of the show there’s someone dynamic and charming to watch, even as waiters and performers roles blend throughout the evening.
The show will keep you entertained every minute and can take on a life of its own with audience participation. Teatro’s founder and the director of this show describes it as a playful interpretation on the art of flirtation, and it is a perfect date night. Don’t miss this show in Woodinville, WA now through June 30, 2019. Tickets here.
Photos via Teatro Zinzanni
Enjoy 50 craft beers and ciders on tap, hand-crafted cocktails featuring Jameson Irish Whiskey, The Glenlivet Scotch Whisky, Avion Tequila and more. In the Spirit Room, guests will discover two flight options – the Scotch Flight and the Whiskey-Inspired Flight. The Seattle Scotch & Beer Fest Bottle Shop, sponsored by Celebrity Cruises will offer bottles of the spirits sampled will be available for purchase (tax free).
Tickets to Seattle Scotch & Beer Fest are still available. Guests can choose from three admission types and have the option to purchase admission to limited-seating Top Shelf Seminars. But hurry because ticket prices increase at midnight on April 18! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit http://www.scotchbeerfest.com.