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What To Do This Weekend 7.27-7.29

The whole point of the week is the WEEKEND! This weekend is full of excitement, like always.  Yoga + Beer is back at the Terre Haute Brewing Company this Saturday morning, don’t forget your yoga mat! Taste Terre Haute is still taking place around town with local restaurants and a similar event in Greencastle, Chow Downtown starts this weekend. Ben Haggard is playing live at Johnny & June’s in Flora, Illinois and it is worth the trip, stay tuned for our post coming up within the next few weeks!

Friday, July 27th

Soupbone’s Blackwater Mission is playing Friday night at the Terre Haute Brewing Company.  The band plays from 8-11pm in the Velvet Room.  Come taste their new beers & food!Sunset & Sangria is a LADIES ONLY Event taking place in Covington at the Covington City Pool.  You must be 21 to attend. The event takes place between 7-10pm.

PRE-PURCHASED TICKETS, ONLY:
$25/Single
$50 for Party of 3

Your Ticket Includes:
Two Drinks
Incredible Appetizers
A Gift

Come to Swim or Gather Around the Pool;
An evening of fun, laughter, music, karaoke, contests and games + more.The Summer Sounds Concert Series continues with another FREE SHOW on Friday, July 27th from 6-9pm at Temple Plaza in downtown Danville. Food vendors and cold beer available around 5:00pm.
Vinyl Generation from East Central Illinois is a seasoned Classic Rock act performing your favorite tunes from the 60’s, 70s, 80’s & 90’s get info and videos at:
www.facebook.com/Vinyl-Generation-650586145087016

THE HAGGARD LEGACY LIVES ON…

Ben Haggard is the son of iconic Country Music Legend, Merle Haggard. Ben was a regular on Merle Haggard’s recordings, took the stage with him and the Highwaymen (Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson) as well as Blake Shelton for a memorable performance at the 2014 Grammys and for the 2012 “All for the Hall” show besides two of his idols, Vince Gill and Keith Urban. Ben was featured with the Strangers backing Toby Keith for a Merle tribute on the nationally televised American Country Countdown Awards. He also contributed versions of “Mama Tried” and “Sing Me Back Home” to 2014’s Working Man’s Poet:Tribute to Merle Haggard album which also featured Toby Keith, Jason Aldean, Jake Owen, Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley. He will be playing at Johnny & June’s in Flora, Illinois this Friday at 6pm.Trace Adkins is performing Friday at the Champaign County Fair with Tracy Lawrence & Confederate Railroad.  The show begins at 7pm.Don Morris is a bit of a local legend in the music industry. He has played for crowds both large and small! A Terre Haute native, Don has captivated a musical following of all ages! Enjoy a relaxing evening, a glass of wine, and live music at the WaterTower Estates Winery this Friday from 6-9pm!

Saturday, July 28th

Venus + Vine is partnering with reTHink of the Wabash Valley to raise money for community gardens & kitchens. They will be open Saturday, July 28th from 10AM-2PM to help make Terre Haute clean & green. They are having one day deals you do not want to miss! Bath bomb bonus bags will be available for over 50% off, as well as an Oats & Goats Milk bath bomb FREE with a monetary donation to reTHink of $5 or more! Enjoy snacks & wine as you shop to help our community!Yoga + Beer is taking place this Saturday afternoon at the Terre Haute Brewing Company.  $10 per person and this includes a drink afterwards.  Class starts at 11am, don’t forget to bring a mat!

The Uncorked Festival will be held this Saturday at Red Hills State Park in Sumner, Illinois. The event runs from 11am-7pm and will have wine & beer tasting, food, & live music.  General admission is $5 , $15 for the tasting event.  Joe Williams will be the live entertainment for the night at Tolly’s Bar & Grill playing the perfect mix of original music and covers in our beer garden. Enjoy an ice cold beer or our Red, White, and Berry. Show starts at 8pm.Greencastle, Indiana is hosting it’s first Chow Week event.  All week during lunch and dinner, each Chow Downtown Restaurant will be serving up a special dish! This is a great way to try something new or an old favorite!
Lunch Specials will be $12 while Dinner Specials will be $25, per person. All Specials will be during normal business hours.
Participating Restaurants Include:
2 West Bistro, Almost Home Restaurant, Bridges Craft Pizza & Wine Bar, The Fluttering Duck, Moore’s Bar & Grill, The Putnam Inn Family Restaurant, and Wasser Brewing Company.

For a full list of specials check out their Facebook page.Join Hopwood Cellars Winery for a a Wood Sign Painting Party at their newest location in Cloverdale from 1-3pm!
Please RSVP by Thursday, July 26th! $35 per painter.
No artistic talent needed, they bring the stencils for you! Choose from over 150 designs! You can also customize your paint colors, please come with colors in mind! Eat burgers, drink beer, listen to music, and support education in East Africa! Come to Building Tomorrow‘s 6th Annual Indy Burger Battle presented by Red Gold Tomatoes for your chance to try all the best burgers Indy has to offer, grilled on-site by local chefs. All event proceeds will go towards building a school in Uganda! The event runs from 1-4pm on Georgia Street downtown.

Visit www.IndyBurgerBattle.com to buy your tickets now! Each ticket comes with a free pint of beer and a slider-size version of each competitor’s burger. We promise you won’t leave hungry!

Restaurant competitors include:
Flamme Burger Keystone
Cafe at the Prop
Weber Grill Restaurant Indianapolis
Burger Study
Kilroy’s Downtown Indy
Red Lion Grog House
Punch Burger
Spoke & Steele
The RAM – Indianapolis
Fat Dan’s Mass Ave
Moontown Brewing Company
Prodigy Burger & Bar
IUPUI Stacked Pickle
Teddy’s Burger Joint
Upland Carmel
Yard House
Ted’s Montana Grill
Sugarfire smokehouse Indy

All proceeds will support Indianapolis-based non-profit Building Tomorrow, which provides access to inclusive, quality education for underserved children in East Africa. This year’s goal for the Indy Burger Battle is to raise $30,000 to build a school for children in rural Uganda. Building Tomorrowhas already built 62 schools, and with your support, we can provide even more children with access to education! Visit www.buildingtomorrow.org to learn more about our work!Indy’s Best Beer Fest (as voted by NUVO readers 3 years running) and the Brewers of Indiana Guild‘s annual summer fundraiser returns to Military Park (Indianapolis) at White River State Park with 100+ Indiana breweries and guests, local food, and fun and games. The 23rd Annual Indiana Microbrewers Festival takes place this Saturday at Military Park in downtown Indy. Choose from hundreds of beers to sample on Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. EDT. The beer fest will feature cask ales, specialty beers, and as many 3 oz. pours as you can responsibly drink. As with all Brewers of Indiana Guild festivals, $3 from every ticket sold will benefit the event’s charity partner. The remainder of your ticket price makes it possible to throw this celebration and goes toward the mission of the nonprofit Brewers of Indiana Guild to support Hoosier breweries through legislation, education, and promotion.Joe’s Garage in Clay City is celebrating their 5th anniversary. Come celebrate with Eddie & The Motivators, beginning at 6pm. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and have rockin’ good time this Saturday in the alley!

Sunday, July 29th

Did someone say $10 Bottomless Mimosas? Yes! Join the Terre Haute Brewing Company for their delicious Sunday Jazz Brunch every Sunday from 10am-3pm.Attend Outdoor Yoga at the Indiana War Memorial this Sunday, July 29th from 12:30-1:30PM with Jillian McAfee! Celebrate the sun, summer and downtown Indianapolis this summer! Join them for a fun-filled vinyasa flow class in one of the loveliest spots in downtown Indy. Sessions will be held at the Indiana War Memorial promenade at the cross streets of Meridian and Michigan. Street parking is free on Sunday.
Investment: $15
Please bring your own yoga mat.

-M.

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