Why? Upcoming Events!

It’s a busy time in CLE, with lots of fun upcoming events to fill your days…

International Beer Fest

Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12

I-X Center

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The largest beer show in the Midwest is back this weekend at the I-X Center. There will seminars on food and beer pairing, BrewU, a silent disco, and of course plenty of beer! Tickets starts at $45 and can be purchased by clicking here.

For the Love of Latte Art

Saturday, May 12 – 1pm

Tri-C Hospitality Management Center

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The Cleveland Brews coffee collective hosts their first annual Latte Art event. There will be classes on milk texturing and latte art. There is also a latte throwdown beginning at 4pm, with celebrity judges Cara Lageson of Yelp Cleveland, Danielle DeBoe of Room Service, and Chef Jonathon Sawyer of The Greenhouse Tavern. Tickets are $5 for the latte showdown, $10 for competitor entry fee, and $20 for classes. Click here for tickets.

Feathers & Fedoras

Thursday, May 17 – 6pm

Saigon Plaza

Step back into the roaring 20’s with a speakeasy-themed event to benefit the May Dugan Center. The May Dugan Center helps bridge the gaps that can occur in community-based programs, providing food, clothing, furniture, and mental health counseling. Feathers & Fedoras benefits this worthy organization with a fun evening, featuring cabaret singer Lounge Kitty, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction. Tickets are $60 (or $100 for two) and can be purchased by clicking here.

Silver Spoon Awards Party

Wednesday, May 23 – 6pm

Cleveland Marriott at Key Center

Image Source – twitter.com/silverspooncle

Cleveland Magazine presents the 18th annual Silver Spoon Awards Party, honoring the best in Cleveland cuisine. Sample delicious bites from Silver Spoon Award winners and bid on fabulous prizes in a silent auction. Proceeds benefit the Arthritis Foundation. Tickets are $85 for general admission and $135 for VIP. Click here to purchase tickets.

Emerging Chefs’ Snout to Tail

Thursday, May 24 – 6pm

Dunham Tavern

Emerging Chefs present an urban pig roast with Snout to Tail. Chef Melissa Khoury and special guest Chef Ellis Cooley will present a menu with pork in every course. This is sure to be a tasty and fun evening. Tickets are $65 and can be purchased by clicking here.

Cleveland Indians Fill the House for The Cleveland Foodbank

Tuesday, May 29 – 7:05pm

Progressive Field

Image Source – clevelandfoodbank.org

The Cleveland Foodbank wants you to get out to the ballpark to see our Cleveland Indians take on the Kansas City Royals. Just by doing that, you can help fight hunger in our community. For every ticket sold by The Cleveland Foodbank prior to the game, $5 is donated back to the Foodbank. For every ticket sold on game day, $1 is donated to the Foodbank. Tickets are $27 for Field Box, $19 for Lower Reserved, and $12 for Upper Box. Click here to purchase tickets.

What upcoming events are you looking forward to in May?

***Disclosure: I was invited to attend For the Love of Latte Art with a complimentary spectator pass and declined due to scheduling conflicts. I was also invited to attend Emerging Chefs Snout to Tail with a complimentary media pass. As always, all opinions are 100% my own.***

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