Get Out: $5 Martinis, Bacon and Fine Dining
No plans this weekend? Check out our list first
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.
Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new places to explore.
LIVE JAZZ AND $5 MARTINIS
Where/When: Melange/ Thursdays, 4 to 10 p.m.
Why Go: The weekend’s just around the corner, so start it off right with good music and cheap cocktails.
Pricing: $5 for martinis
Where/When: Whole Foods Market (Chagrin Boulevard) / Friday, 5 to 7 p.m.
Why Go: Starting the weekend off with bacon can’t be bad, and neither can learning how to improve your dishes with that porky goodness.
Where/When: McCormick & Schmick’s / Sunday - Thursday
Why Go: Restaurant Week, sponsored by the Beachwood Chamber of Commerce, is in full effect at McCormick and Schmick’s. Lunch and dinner are available and features three courses. For menu and other participating restaurants visit the Beachwood Chamber of Commerce website.
Pricing: $30 for dinner, $15 for lunch
Where/When: House of Blues / Saturday, March 19 at 7 p.m.
Why Go: This annual March celebration put on by the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation will feature the No Name Band, food, dancing and a silent auction raising money for the foundation’s programs and charities. Ages 21 and older.
Pricing: $111 for the main event, $250 for main event and VIP.
Where/When: Quicken Loans Arena / Friday, session one: Game 1 is at 2:10 p.m. and Game 2 is 30 minutes after game 1 ends. Session 2: Game 1 is 7:27 p.m. and Game 2 is 30 minutes after game 1 ends. Sunday games are TBA.
Why Go: For the third time in 11 years Cleveland will be hosting the tournament, which starts off with George Mason (8) vs. Villanova (9) followed by Ohio State (1) vs. Texas – San Antonio or Alabama State (16). Session two features Xavier (6) vs. Marquette (11) followed by Syracuse (3) vs. Indiana State (14).