A hodgepodge of stuff ...
• The Memphis Made
tap room will be open on Saturdays and celebrate this as well as its new spring beers, the brewery is holding Hopped
, Saturday, April 25, noon to 6 p.m.
There will be food from Food Geek, Fresh Gulf Shrimp, and Aldo's; music by the Mighty Souls Brass Band, and the Bikesmith will also be onsite. Those who ride their bikes to the party and can enter a raffle to win a prize, including the change for a growler of Memphis Made each month for a year.
Among the beers on tap: Waka Waka, All Sewn Up, Rockbone, and McFuggle.
• The Annual Free Cone Day
at Ben & Jerry's is Tuesday, April 14th, from noon to 8 p.m. Free Cone Day was started in 1979 as a celebration of Ben & Jerry's first year in business.
You can get your free cone at the Ben & Jerry's near Whole Foods.
• I was sent a sample of Woodbridge Wine Cue Sauce
, a collaboration between Woodbridge
by Robert Mondavi and sauce purveyor Daddy Sam's
I'm neither an oenophile nor a sauce-ophile (sorry!), but this stuff is pretty good. You can definitely taste the wine in it, while the bbq flavors read more Texas than Memphis.
It is sold exclusively through Amazon.com, May 15th-September 30th.
' annual plant sale is this Sunday, April 12th, 1-4 p.m., at the Idlewild Presbyterian (1750 Union).
This sale includes a great variety of tomato plants, eggplants, herbs, and flowers.