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.