Wednesday, February 26, 2014

What's up, CLE Weekend?

Happy hump day!   I am sure excited that there are only two more days left until the weekend!  It has been such a crazy week - my internet and phone was out the entire weekend and I have been getting ready for my pre-conference and observation (which occurred today and I feel good about it)!   I also had a farewell dinner with a family friend after school Monday and an amazing barre workout last night.

Anyway, how was your weekend?  I am hoping you enjoyed one or some of the awesome things that went on in Cleveland this past weekend.  I attended the Cleveland State vs Milwaukee game Saturday - well, I cheered in it!  The cheerleading alumni game took place Saturday and it was a blast!  I was able to pull my round-off back handspring and liberty stunt (hoping to share pictures soon - they are on actual cameras that do not belong to me)!  Unfortunately, I wasn't able to take part in any other fun event because of make-up high school basketball games (I coach cheer) and preparing for my observation.

Now, here is your Get-Out-Of-The-House To-Do List for the weekend!

RESTAURANT WEEK ENDS SUNDAY MARCH 2ND!!  I will be taking part in this amazing event this weekend for my mom's birthday!  Click here for participating restaurants and menus!

Whiskey Business - Friday, February 28 at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium - 7:00PM.  A Mardi Gras themed whiskey and bourbon tasting plus light hors d'oeuvres.  Cost: $42.00, $22.00 for designated drivers (please take one or a cab)!  Admission includes 20 sampling tickets and a souvenir glass.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Utah Jazz - Friday, February 28 at Quicken Loans Arena - 7:30PM.  Go enjoy some basketball!  Cost: $10.00-$206.00.

North Union Farmers Market Indoor Market at Crocker Park - Saturday, March 1 - 9:00AM-12:00PM.  Shop local, eat local!  Free parking and a short walk to get in the warmth and support local! The food is so fresh you will forget it is winter!  Cost: varies based on purchase(s).  Click here for more info.

North Union Farmers Market Indoor Market at Shaker Square - Saturday, March 1 located indoors at Shaker Square's Northeast Quadrant - 9:00AM-12:00PM.  Shop local, eat local!  It is never too cold for a farmer's market, especially when it is indoors!  Enjoy some delicious local food without worrying about catching a cold or worse!  Cost: varies based on purchase(s).  Click here for more info.

Cleveland Arctic Plunge 2014 - Saturday, March 1 at Edgewater State Park - Registration: 10:30AM and Plunge Time: 12:00PM.  Someone thinks it's a good idea to jump into Edgewater when it is freezing outside!  I won't argue that it is for a good cause - raise money and awareness for The JDRF and Team Fox.   Cost: $25 in advance, $30 day of; for students $20 fin advance, $25 day of.  Click here for more info.

Gala Benefit for The Conservatory For Performing Arts - Saturday, March 1 at Mayfield Village Civic Center - 6:45PM-11:00PM.  Enjoy an evening of events, entertainment, "Taste of the Village" featuring local vendors, a silent auction, raffles and giveaways throughout the evening - all while supporting The Conservatory For Performing Arts.  Cost: $22.00 in advance and $25.00 at the door (cash only).  Click here for more info and to reserve tickets.

Cleveland Auto Show - Saturday, March 1-Sunday, March 9 at the IX Center - 11:00AM-10:00PM (Mon-Sat), 11:00-8:00PM (Sun).  Ride N' Drives, Car Giveaways, Classic Car Competition, and Millionaire's Row.  Special appearances and autograph sessions: Kyrie Irving, Browns Head Coach Mike Pettine, QBs Brian Hoyer and Bernie Kosar, T-shirt Tuesday, Family Day, Cleveland Football Legends autograph session featuring Hanford Dixon, Doug Dieken, Kevin Mack, Dick Ambrose, and Al "Bubba" Baker, Cleveland Browns: Mingo and Hughes, and Richard Rawlings.  Cost: GA: $13.00, Seniors (62+): $11.00,  Preteen (7-12): $11.00, Kids (6 and under): Free.  FREE PARKING.  Click here for more info and appearance/autograph session dates, times and locations.

Some Like It Spicy: Mardi Gras - Sunday, March 2 at Indigo Perfumery - 2:00PM-4:00PM.  Celebrate Mardi Gras with spicy fragrances, gumbo and jambalaya -all inspired by New Orleans!  I am always game for some jambalaya!  Cost: $10 (which goes toward a future perfume purchase made by March 9).  Click here for more info and to RSVP.

Enjoy your weekend and please consider partaking in one, some or all events listed above!  You won't be disappointed - get out and enjoy your city!

I will be enjoying a spa weekend at an area spa and cannot wait to fill you in on my experience!  I definitely need this weekend with the demanding job I have!

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