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CLUB DATE NIGHT | WEEK SIX


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29


WEEK SIX PLAYLIST


This week in Volume 6, we’re swinging with the classics! From the sultry sounds of Miss Peggy Lee, to the twistin' tunes of Gillian Hills, there's something classic for everyone to enjoy in this week's musical roundup! So couple up with your cutie, and let this week's playlist set the tone for the perfect evening at home together!

LINK TO SPOTIFY PLAYLIST


WEEK SIX COCKTAILS

sip, swill, and swirl the classics


QUARANTINI


INGREDIENTS

Dirty Martini

  • 2 1/2 oz gin or vodka

  • 1/2 oz dry vermouth

  • 1/2 oz olive brine

  • Garnish with olives

OR

Lemon Twist

  • 2 1/2 oz gin or vodka

  • 1/2 oz dry vermouth

  • 2 dashes orange bitters

  • Garnish with lemon twist


THE PREP

  1. Add all ingredients apart from the garnish to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake until combined.

  2. Add a few drops of vermouth to glass and swirl it around to coat. Pour out any excess liquid. (optional step)

  3. Strain cocktail into a chilled glass

  4. Garnish with 2 olives or lemon twist



SUGAR AND SPACE

classic old fashioned


INGREDIENTS

  • 2 oz bourbon or rye

  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters

  • 2 inch piece orange peel

  • 1 sugar cube


THE PREP

  • Combine all ingredients apart from orange in a mixing glass and STIR until sugar is dissolved

  • Strain into a lowball glass with giant ice cube (if you have one) or ice

  • Squeeze/twist the orange peel over the glass (non-pith side facing toward cocktail) to release the oils from the peel *If done correctly, you'll see the oils floating on top of your cocktail

  • Garnish with orange twist



CLEAN COLLINS

without alcohol


INGREDIENTS

  • 1 medium-sized cucumber

  • 2 medium-sized lemons (juice)

  • sparkling water

  • ice


THE PREP

  1. Puree the peeled cucumber with immersion blender or food processor until smooth

  2. Pour cucumber puree and lemon juice into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well to combine

  3. Pour over ice in glasses and top with desired amount of sparkling water

  4. Garnish with cucumber or lemon twist



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WEEK SIX GAME NIGHT


CRAZY EIGHTS


Invented in the 1930s, this game is our nod to the classic theme around which we've structured this week's Club Date Night! All you need is a deck of cards!

CRAZY EIGHTS RULES

New here? Don't have a deck of cards? If you missed week one's game night, or you're looking for something other than cards, try this fun and interactive game instead!

WEEK ONE GAME


GIVEAWAY - WEEK SIX

IN-HOME PHOTOGRAPHY SESSION WITH GENEOH PHOTOGRAPHY


How to Enter via Instagram:

1. Make sure to follow @mavenevents, @neuneumpls and @_geneoh if you’re not already.

2. Post a photo on your feed or your story of you and your partner enjoying Club Date Night activities!

3. Tag @mavenevents, @neuneumpls and @_geneoh

4. Post your unlimited entries by WEDNESDAY, April 29th at 11:59 CST.


When are winners announced and how?

The giveaway ends at 11:59 p.m. CST on WEDNESDAY, April 29th. Winners will be announced via Instagram the following week. Winners will be contacted by email directly by Geneoh Photography. Winners will have 24 hours to respond to the email or their prize will be forfeited.


Am I eligible?

No purchase necessary. Must be 18 years or older to enter. Winners must be located within 40 miles of Downtown Minneapolis. Your Instagram account must be public! This contest is NOT sponsored by Instagram, we just want you all to enjoy a fun date night while staying safe and staying home!

After the conclusion of the contest period, the photographer, MAVEN and The Neu Neu will select the winner from among the weekly submissions using the following judging criteria: Photo demonstrates a fun, humorous, inspirational, safe and otherwise creatively evocative photo or video.

Geneoh Photography