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So sorry for late notice & overlapping w/other events, but weather looks incredible for this weekend, so can't resist grabbing a date earlier than usual this year. Back from our Lake Superior & Upper Peninsula Michigan trips & leaving for Jekyll Island, GA this Sunday, so come join us for our backyard bonfire and/or play games indoors. Bring your favorite games if you want, or we have cards and some board games. Rich will be grilling a variety of brats. We'll have hot apple cider (otherwise bring your own beverage) and we'll supply the buns, plates, cups, utensils and napkins. Come early or late, or come early and stay late. We'll play as late as people want. Please bring real food (no chips) OR $5. Adults only - no kids, Thank you. FYI we have a small dog (non-shedding Schnoodle) & a Bengal cat (90% allergy free). Fill driveway first, then street (we'll warn neighbors), side door entry. We look forward to sharing the evening @our home w/you all!
Let's get together for a day of gaming. They have a large number of tables with plenty of space. In addition to selling games they also have a full restaurant and a large selection of games to try for free. If you will be a late arrival please post in the comments when you expect to arrive.
Start time is listed as 12:30pm, as Village Games opens at noon on Saturday. (Note: this MeetUp is more informal that some other game-meets; there are no MeetUp signs or name-tags or so forth, and the organizers do not normally arrive until a little later in the day. This posting is an automatically reoccurring weekly announcement.)
Union 32 Craft House
• What we'll do We're going to do our weekly GameNight! thing at a special, NEW location this time... way, way, waaaaaaaaaay down in EAGAN. That's in Minnesota. Yep, for sure, you betcha! If they have a 55121 zip code, then I say they are close enough to go to. Don't argue, just grab a ride and get headed south of the city line. LOL. I went here recently and saw that this place would be perfect for a GameNight! Not only are they fairly new, but they have a cool concept, "pour your own beer". So what? Well, they have 32 different taps to choose from. Four that they brew themselves on the premises. That makes them an official brewpub. (So you know I can't resist.) Then there is a full bar, and finally they have a food truck ON PREMISES! (Sorta) It's really just a kitchen behind what LOOKS like a food truck window, but that is so awesome anyway. Great menu choices too, I can't wait to try some of the food, and it's at reasonable prices, you know, LIKE A REAL FOOD TRUCK. They have a unique beer payment system for all that great beer also...... You get an electronic card that keeps track of what you pour, how much you take, what it will cost, the total that you've spent, and TELLS YOU WHEN YOU'VE HAD ENOUGH! Genius! (even if a little big brother-ish scary. Lol.) But wait. there's more..... Even though the main room is big enough for all of us on a Sunday night to play our boardgames, they have a private party room, and it's reserved just for us. Separate, quiet, well-lit, lots of table space, what more could a boardgames group want? It's even next to the rest rooms, for quick breaks from Settlers of Catan, or whatever you're playing! Lots of parking space, since this IS in the suburban outskirts of Saint Paul, and I think we will be happy as clams. Or meeples. Whatever. Your assignment, is find a way to get there. Yes... I know that Eagan is a long-distance phone call from your home. So use a car instead. My trip will take an extra 15 MINUTES to get there. OMG! Your mileage may vary (YMMV). Come on, it's not every week that you'll get such a cool chance to have SIX HOURS of fun for the price of a burger and beer. I think you will like this spot as much as I did, even if you don't drink a drop of the 32 well-chosen beers they have to offer. Need more convincing? Here is a few links to their website, their menu (for dinner), all their beers they have available, and their Facebook page..... https://www.union32crafthouse.com/ https://www.union32crafthouse.com/dinner/ https://www.facebook.com/U32Crafthouse/ https://www.facebook.com/U32Crafthouse/ Good enough? Great, let's get together this coming Sunday night at a NEW spot to place some boardgames! • What to bring Bring yourself, any friends you would like to have along, maybe some boardgames that you own and want to play with other folks. Money to support the location with food and beverage purchases is always thoughtful too! • Important to know We have the party room reserved just for us. Go to the hallway past the tapwall (towards the restrooms) See the curtained off doorway? There we are! Call/text Chris at[masked] if you need extra help or information.