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Bard & Baker Is Turning 1!

Holy smokes(!), can you believe it has been a WHOLE YEAR already?! We sure can't, but we're always down for a party -- so we're hosting a weekend long birthday bash at Bard & Baker!

Join us Friday October 11th through Sunday October 13th for a whole weekend of festivities...& a super special event for the Monday night following!

-Bring your Frequent Gamer Card ANY one of those days to play games with us & we'll fill it the rest of the way up with FREE punches so your next visit is complements of us!

-Each game cover you pay for this weekend ALSO gets you a complementary B&B Brown Butter Butterscotch Cinnamon cookie! ♥

-All day & night happy hour: $2.00 off bubble teas, cocktails, & wines by the glass! $1.00 off pastries & snack bowls 9:00 AM - midnight!

-It's Pokémon Go Community Day! Join us 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM for specials on coffee & tea, along with a Trapinch inspired cocktail!

We are also SUPER excited to announce Second Scoop Gelato will be helping us celebrate our birthday by doing a pop up on Saturday with a Trapinch inspired sorbetto, and 7 other fun flavors...including birthday cake gelato! ;o

-Compete against your fellow nerds 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM in Bard & Baker's FIRST EVER Dex-cathalon! We will see who has the highest Dex modifier in this double elimination tournament featuring over 20 games from our dexterity collection! Grand prize winner gets a $100.00 gift certificate to B&B, & there will be plenty of round prizes to go around. Be sure to call to reserve your spot in the bracket!

-All day Board Game Brunch 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM -- Jenga French Toast Sticks, Fruit Punch Mimosas, Battleship...what more could you want?!

-Join Ariel down at Monument Square 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM during ChowderFest for jumbo outdoor games while you inject chowder into your veins all afternoon! Visit her & she'll give you 5 punches on your Frequent Gamer Card towards a FREE visit!

-Join us for ChowderFest festivities outside of the B&B space 12:00 - 4:00 PM as our head chef & sous chef bust out their boxing gloves in an epic kitchen showdown to determine whose chowder will reign SOUP-reme! Be sure to cast your vote for your favorite of the two so they can settle the beef!

-Super special Trivia Night with host Scott Mumford where we will be giving away TONS of prizes including food, drinks, board games, gift certificates, & more! The fun starts at 6:00 PM as normal, so be sure to get here early to ensure you get a table for your team!

-We are over the Harvest Moon to announce the kickoff of Chef Bryan's new project, 'Pixel to Plate!' In Season 1 of this 3 part dinner series, we will be offering a ticketed dinner inspired by a featured video game! Each dinner will be unique with food items & dishes inspired by food & drinks in the game. Monday October 14th will be Stardew Valley themed! Be sure to check out the separate event page for additional information on how to reserve.

We would be absolutely honored to have you join us for this very special weekend as we celebrate this incredible milestone. Thank you for all of your support this past year. We wouldn't be anywhere without the love, support, & kindness of our guests. ♥

Earlier Event: October 9
Purl & Play: Crafting Meetup
Later Event: October 12
Pokémon Go Community Day: Trapinch