February 19: Solidarity with Schiff, Birds & Beers, and Cooker John

Tonight: Solidarity with Schiff Event, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Tonight: Birds & Beers, 6:30 pm
Tonight:
Music from Cooker John, 9:00 pm

So much going on here tonight! Lovely. The deal:

SOLIDARITY WITH SCHIFF
5:30 – 7:30 pm

There have been reports that our good friend Gary Schiff, Minneapolis Councilman for Ward 9, will be in the pub tonight from 5:30 – 7:30 pm with supporters and friends. Join ’em for a well-wishing.

THE BIRDS & THE BEERS
6:30 pm

Sharon Stiteler, who many of you know as the Birdchick, has announced that though she cannot attend, members of the Birds & Beers group will meet here at Merlins Rest on February 19 at 6:30 pm. Birds & Beers is an informal gathering of birders of all ages. If you’re a hardcore lister or a casual backyard birder or someone who just wants to know what this whole birding thing is about, then you’re invited.

TONIGHT’S MUSIC:
COOKER JOHN

Tonight, we’re cookin’! Cooker John returns for his monthly third Thursday gig.

Cooker John is one of the Twin Cities’ finest musicians. He plays finger-style and slide guitar, mixing folk, blues and originals that reflect a performing experience of over 40 years. Pop in for a tincture and at the same time enjoy this opportunity to share a musical experience of unusual depth and expertise. Music starts around 9:00 PM.

SATURDAY AFTERNOON:
21 February 2009
Whovians Unite!

Our friends from the Minneapolis Doctor Who Meetup Group will be in the pub on Saturday, February 21, from roughly 4:00 – 8:00 pm. Whovians unite! We always love to see them. Great fun. Join ‘em if you’ve got even a casual interest in the series (then or now). It’s free and fun.

You might even see an old episode of Dr. Who broadcast on a screen here….

AFTER WORK SPECIALS
Monday through Thursday

Whether it’s been a hard day or a really lovely one, we invite you up for after work specials here at Merlins Rest. From 4:00 – 6:00 pm, Monday through Thursday, we’re offering $3.75 import pints; and we’ve got some of the best: Guinness, Belhaven, Fuller’s, etc. Other beer and liquor specials will be available too, as will food specials on cheese dips, lamb chops and more.

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