Couple of news items that came in over the weekend:
The Flying Saucer will celebrate its 15th birthday on Saturday, June 2. For the 15 hours they are open (11 AM-2 AM) they will have 15 different rare craft beers tapped, one each hour. Here’s the list:
2011 Stone IRS
Sierra Life and Limb
Fritz and Ken
La Trappe Quad
Tallgrass Buffalo Sweat Stout
Charlie, Fred and Ken Bock 2010
Stone Vertical Epic 11-11-11
Green Flash Palate Wrecker
Green Flash Trippel
And special releases from Yazoo and Lazy Magnolia.
On Sunday, June 10 the Cotton Museum is having a Cotton Boll Brunch to celebrate the end of Carnival season. classic brunch fare, including an omelet station, French toast and shrimp and grits. The event also features a bottomless bloody mary and bubbly bar, live jazz music by Bob Sundra and Rene Koopman, a silent auction and a special exhibition highlighting the history of Carnival Memphis. All proceeds from the event will support the Cotton Museum’s Education Program. The funds raised will be used to create scholarships for free admission and guided tours for hundreds of local children. Event will be at the Cotton Museum at 65 Union from 11 to 3 PM. $40 adults, $75 couples, $12 for children under 12. Visit the museum’s website to make reservations.
My body is definitely feeling the effects of 9 days of partying. I’m going out tonight but not for much longer than it takes to retain my Saucer and Blind Bear mayorships on Foursquare. I want a good night of quality sleep.