City Barrel Beer

Try one of two new releases at City Barrel this weekend. 

Race some beer cans, sample some wines or celebrate International Women's Day. 

Friday

First Friday Double Beer Release at City Barrel

"First Fridays are back and it's time for some fun! To celebrate we're doing a double beer release. Back by popular demand from our anniversary week is the Raspberry Sherbert Sour! Secondly we're tapping: TIKI AF - a pineapple, mango smoothie IPA. Both of these beers are small batch beers, so GET HERE EARLY if you want to drink them. Cheers!" Starts at 11am. 

Saturday

Beer Can Boat Races at Tapcade

"You've heard of the Pinewood Derby, but have you heard of Beer Can Boat Races? Get ready to set sail with Tapcade and Logboat Brewing Company in a first of it's kind event! We'll provide you with the materials, you just bring your building skills and a fresh set of lungs to get that boat sailing! Logboat will be on hand with plenty of prizes and giveaways for participants!" From 1 to 2pm.

Uncorked: KC Wine Festival

"Uncorked is back for the fourth annual Uncorked: KC Spring wine fest! Join us Saturday March 7th at Union Station for a complete wine experience combining over 150 wines from across the globe, gourmet food trucks, live music and more! This event has two sessions. The first session has a VIP ($65) admission at 1pm which includes shorter lines and some exclusive pours from select wineries. General admission ($55) is at 2pm and this session ends at 5pm. The second session ($55) is all general admission and runs from 6-9pm. All tickets include unlimited wine tasting from more than 40 wineries. Dress or cocktail attire is requested but not required."

21st Annual Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner

"We invite you to join us on Saturday, March 7 in support of the James Beard Foundation’s mission to celebrate, nurture and honor America’s finest culinary students, chefs and scribes. Our Friend of James Beard Benefit Dinner, a delicious tradition on behalf of the renowned culinary arts organization, is the nation’s longest running Friends of James Beard fundraiser event. Six chefs from across the country will be joining executive chef Andrew Longres in the kitchen as they prepare a six-course dinner for our guests. Wine pairings for each course will be provided by Underdog Wine Co. - Crestwood's Ryan Sciara. Tickets are $225 per person, inclusive of tax and gratuity. To see the full menu and purchase tickets, visit bit.ly/JBFDinner2020." From 6:30 to 10pm. 

Rick and Morty Bar Crawl

"Crawl multiple bars with exclusive drinks specials, while competing against hundreds of other crawlers to determine who is the trivia champ of the day’s theme." Tickets are $20. Starts at 4pm.

Leinie's Winter Meltdown at Leinenkugel's KC

"Summer Shandy is BACK! Join us on March 7th, while we tap the first keg of the year for Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy! John Leinenkugel is buying the first keg so get here early before it's gone!" From 4pm until midnight. 

Three Bears Bakery & BBQ is Turning 1 Year Old!

"We always love a good reason to hangout and chat with our customers and friends. March is our birth month (anniversary of being in business, but 1st birthday is way more fun!)! And we couldn't have made it through this year without the support from all of you! Join us in celebrating this awesome past year. We will be at our favorite Crossroads Restaurant, Taps on Main! If you have been, great come again! If you haven't, we can't wait to share the evening with you!" From 6:30 to 10:30pm. 

Sunday

International Women's Day Bar Takeover at Mission Taco Joint

"We are celebrating International Women's Day on Sunday, March 8th with a bar takeover with Jill Cockson of Swordfish Tom's and Katy Wade of Fox and Pearl at Mission Taco Joint East Crossroads! Jenn Tosatto of Mission Taco Joint will be serving the "O Sheri Mio" with sherry, rye, cinnamon syrup, fresh orange juice, lemon and pineapple. Jill Cockson of Swordfish Tom's will be serving the "Blowing Smoke" with mezcal, Hellfire shrub, smoked pineapple syrup, and a brisket-smoked cinnamon stick. Katy Wade of Fox and Pearl will be serving the "La Colqueta" with mezcal, vanilla agave, Campari, and fresh strawberry agua fresca. We will be donating $1 from every special cocktail from 2-4 p.m. to the Women's Foundation! There will be a raffle with lots of MTJ swag and donations from SKIN KC. The event is free and open to the public!"

Girl Scout Cookie & Wine Pairing Event at Amigoni Urban Winery

"Love Girl Scouts? Want to find ways to meet new Girl Scout friends? Join us for one of this fun Wine & Girl Scout Cookie Pairing Event! Our winery partner has been working hard to pair our favorite Girl Scout cookies with some delicious locally grown wines." Tickets are $15. From noon to 4pm.