It’s another glorious week in Addison! Whether you are out and about and loving the cold, or bundled up by the fire every chance you get, we can all agree on one thing: if you don’t like the weather, just wait a day and it’ll change. This week, venture out of the house to check out all the amazing things Addison has to offer. From delightful happy hour specials to delicious brunch foods to new shows and a park clean-up day, there are many things to do. Learn more in our guide of 7 Things To Do This Week.
Go under the sea for delicious happy hour specials at local seafood joints.
1. Going to happy hour at RA Sushi is always a good idea! Come in from 3-7 p.m. and 10p.m.-close Monday-Saturday, and from 3 p.m.-close Sunday for amazing deals. These include You can get amazing cocktails, spirits, martinis, beer and artisanal sake for just a fraction of the price! While you’re there, be sure to try their delightful seasonal cocktails, which include the RAckin’ Pom, crafted by Ferris G., which is made with Hendrick’s Gin, PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur mixed with crushed cucumber, lemon juice and organic agave nectar; Burning Love, crafted by Meagan M., which is made with Milagro Blanco Tequila, X-Rated Liqueur, shaken with passion fruit, lime and bitters with a togarashi salt rim; and the Purple Passion Margarita Bowl.
- At Nate’s Seafood and Steakhouse, happy hour specials are from 3-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Saturday, and noon–4 p.m. Sunday. Come in for $1 off all liquor, $2 domestic pints, $.50 off regular pints, $1 off premium and microbrew pints, $1 off all bottled beer, and $1 off all wine. You can also take advantage of the daily drink specials, such as half-price house wines on Wednesdays, and $2.50 Pacifico and Tecate cans, $3 Heineken and $3 Modello pints on Thursdays and Sundays.
Set your alarm for brunch in the Corridor!
3. The cold, rainy weather this week offers the perfect excuse to wake up early for brunch! Come out to Al Biernat’s North for amazing chicken and waffles, tasty brisket benedict, a fresh take on avocado toast, delightful buttermilk pancakes with Vermont maple syrup and so much more.
4. Kenny’s Wood Fired Grill hosts brunch from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Here, you can get Kenny’s Benedict, made with a toasted brioche, poached eggs, bearnaise and asparagus; a bacon and egg burger, topped with fried egg, smoked bacon, American cheese and bearnaise; Eggs with Benefits, including fried eggs, short rib, truffle Colby Jack grits, sautéed spinach, bearnaise and port demi glaze and more. Top it off with a sparkling mimosa to complete the meal!
Elegant live music can be heard at Table 13 this week!
5. Melani Skybell will be performing live at Table 13 tonight at 6 p.m. Her repertoire includes traditional jazz, beautiful ballads, swing standards, bossa novas, pop classics and original jazz-pop compositions. Her unique sound is pretty and uplifting. On Jan. 16, Henry Munoz will be performing, followed by Marc Toussaint on Jan. 17 and 18. These wonderful tunes will be a perfect complement to a night out drinking or a classy dinner with a loved one.
See The Secret Garden this weekend at the Addison Theatre Centre!
6. Outcry Youth Theatre’s production of The Secret Garden is premiering at Studio Theatre inside the Addison Theatre Centre this Friday night at 7:30. The show is about a young Mary Lennox, who loses her parents to cholera in India, and is sent to live with her uncle in a secluded manor in Britain. When Mary discovers her late Aunt Lily’s secret garden, she finds a home among the flowers and a drive to restore it its former glory. Other showtimes are Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Help keep your community beautiful at the Addison Adopt-A-Park Cleanup Day!
7. This Saturday from 9-11 a.m. is the Addison Adopt-A-Park Cleanup Day at Winnwood Park! Join the Town of Addison as they gather along White Rock Creek Trail to pick up trash and keep our community clean. Volunteers will park and sign in at the Town of Addison Finance Building parking lot located at 5350 Belt Line Road. Volunteers are encouraged to wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a pair of gloves. The Addison Adopt-A-Park program is a joint effort between the Town’s Parks and Recreation Department and everyday citizens, with a purpose to reduce litter and remove debris that could end up in our waterways, while saving operational costs by partnering with community groups to clean up Town parks, trails and planting beds. Complete this form and return to Stacy Love at email@example.com by Friday, Jan. 17 if you plan to join. Donuts and refreshments will be provided.