We’re in the home stretch, CLE! The unofficial start to summer is less than two weeks away! And there are a ton of great events going on to get you through to your holiday weekend:
Friday, May 20 – Our first-place CLE Indians return home for a six-game homestand (through Wednesday, May 25) against the Cincinnati Reds and the Boston Red Sox. Tickets are still available, so get out there and support your Tribe!
Sunday, May 22 – The Greenhouse Tavern is having a beach party on their fabulous new rooftop patio, including live music, beach bum punch, suckling pig, and more. Tickets are only $20!
Monday, May 23 – Cleveland Hops is hosting its monthly craftbeer meet-up at Willoughby Brewing Co. Taste some of Willoughby Brewing’s award-winning beers and hang out with other craft beer enthusiasts. $3 drafts, appetizer deals, and a chance to chat with brewer Rick Seibt.
Monday, May 23 – Dinner in the Dark is hosting a special edition event at AMP 150. For only $40, you can sample food from 15 different local chefs, drink from microbreweries and wineries, enter raffles and silent auctions, as well as contribute to a Food Network Scholarship in honor of Matthew Finkel, a CLE native who dreams of attending the Culinary Institute of America.
Thursday, May 26 – The Silver Spoon Awards gala is taking place at the Marriott at Key Tower. This celebration of award-winning CLE restaurants features great food and wine, plus live and silent auctions. Ticket proceeds benefit the Arthritis Foundation.
Friday, May 27 – Emerging Chefs will be throwing yet another culinary party, this time themed Mardi Gras en Mai. Chef Chris Quinn will be bringing a part of NOLA to CLE. Beads provided!
Know of other great upcoming CLE events? Let me know if the comments or via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Twitter (@WhyCLE)! No matter what you end up doing, enjoy your lead-up to summer, CLE!
***Disclosure: I am an affiliate for the Emerging Chefs event and receive 5% of any tickets purchased from the link in this post. I will be attending the Emerging Chefs event with a media pass.***