What You're Doing Tonight – Jan. 20

If you're looking to celebrate the inauguration, there are a number of local events tonight:

  • New Haven's Inaugural Ball:  For as little as $25, you can join their festivities, which include live music, sweets and treats and dancing.  Just don't expect the Obamas to drop by.  Click here for details.
  • Avon Old Farms Inn:  From 7 p.m. to midnight, you can enjoy a sampling of by-then-President Obama's favorite foods.  $50, and reservations are required.
  • Madison:  A new shoreline spa, You Only Live Once Live Beautifully, is hosting a bash beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Cafe Allegre.  The politically inspired menu includes Democratatuille, Chimichangas We Can Believe In, Yes We Cantaloupe and Barack Berry Fruit Salad, Baby Barack Ribs, Chicago-style Bruscetta, As American As Apple Pie, to name a few.  $40 donation is requested.

And if you're ready for something new, try these other events:

Local Takeover- There's a big show at Daniel Street Club in Milford tonight.  It starts at 9:00 p.m. and features alternative pop rock singer-songwriter Ben Erickson.  He'll be joined by Phil Conine, Dick DarkHair, Nick Harrison, 930MOON, and Jacob Kendrick.  It's just $3 to get in the door, and the club's offering $2 draft and $3 special shot specials.  Perfect for college students with just enough cash to drink.

Wine and Dine- Restaurants across the state are offering great deals to bring in business, and The Grist Mill in Farmington is no exception.  They've got Sunset Dining Specials for $19.95, which include salad, dinner, and dessert.  Bottles of wine less than $60 are half price tonight.  Ladies be warned, some wine and the beautiful restaurant may make you fall head over heals for the guy you're there with.

Tango Tuesday-  Keys to the City @ Cafe Bottega in New Haven is one of the coolest bars we've seen in a while.  Starting at 7pm tonight, they've got tango.  That's right, tango.  I get it, guys - we're too macho to tango.  But I promise you it will score you bonus points with the ladies.  Click here to learn how.

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