Summer is sizzling to a simmer while Downtown Project’s monthly event calendar is just heating up! From boot stomping line dancing to sophisticated wine tastings to crass and sass bingo, Downtown Las Vegas is offering a little bit of something for everyone (Pictured: Wine Social wine tasting event).
Downtown Country Throwdown
Friday, September 7th and every first Friday of the month, Place on 7th goes from low-key to yee-haw for Country Night! Doors open at 6 p.m. and will be followed by free line dancing lessons from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the space’s open-air courtyard. At 9 p.m. enjoy various drink specials including $6 Crown Royal and Jack Daniels cocktails, $5 bottles of Lonestar, Coors Light and Shinerboch as DJ Shaddix do-si-do’s in the booth playing whiskey lullabies and backyard jams all night long. RSVP at www.countrynightlv.com for complimentary entry.
Tuesday, September 11th and every second Tuesday of the month drink, ‘drag and daub’ at Place on 7th’s Drag Bingo! Balls drop at 6:30 p.m. with host Carne Asada who will lead dabbers through multiple not-so-safe-for-work rounds of bingo including commentary, giveaways and games. RSVP at www.dragqueenbinglv.com for one free drink.
Wine Wednesday has all new meaning at Place on 7th’s bi-monthly wine tasting event, Wine Social. Wednesday, September 12th at 6 p.m., take your taste buds down unda’ with featured Australian wines and food pairings. Each $65 ticket includes a five-course chef’s tasting menu paired with carefully selected Australian vintages as well as raffle tickets and live music. To purchase tickets, visit www.lvwinesoical.com.
Metalachi at Container Park
Shout it out loud in honor of Mexican Independence Day and ‘El Grito’ on Friday, September 14th at Container Park with headlining entertainment by Metalachi, the world’s first and only heavy metal mariachi band! Sponsored by Espolon, Grand Marnier, Corona and Modelo, the free event runs from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. with additional entertainment by Danny Lozada and the Latin Fusion Band from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., Metalachi’s headlining performance from 10 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. and DJ Bad Antikz closing out the evening from 11:30 p.m. to 3 a.m. Additional specialty bars will be available on The Lawn featuring drinks specials like $5 Espolon tequila shots, $6 Corona and Modelo drafts, $9 Palomas and $10 Cadillac Margarita and Tequila Sunrise cocktails.