December 13

3 attending
2 maybe
TUE
19
Dec

In thunder, lightning, or in rain?

Whatever the weather, how about pub quiz *next* week?
Seattle, WA at George and The Dragon Pub, 8PM by clew - 3 comments

December 12

0 attending
0 maybe
TUE
12
Dec

Trivia?

Anyone up for the usual trivia at the George and Dragon?
Seattle, WA at George and The Dragon Pub, 8PM by clew - 2 comments

December 10

5 attending
2 maybe
SUN
17
Dec

Games and drinks at The Loft

Let's stay warm while playing games at The Loft on Sunday. [more inside]
Ottawa, ON at The Loft, 2PM by mayurasana - 7 comments

December 8

3 attending
1 maybe

Quonsmas in Houston

In years past I've hosted a meetup at my house during the week between Christmas and New Years. I'm proposing to do it again on December 30th, and this is the post to gauge interest. [more inside]

4 attending
8 maybe
SUN
21
Jan

Regional meet for Detroit, Ann Arbor, Ypsi and nearby!

Hey Michiganders! By now I hope you're recovered from holiday madness and ready to kick back with your fellow mitten-wearing MeFites. We're meeting at Cultivate Coffee in Ypsilanti on Sun Jan. 21 from 4-8PM. Hopefully that will accommodate both early and latecomers. It's a nice bright shop with coffee, tea, beer and snacks. So stoked! Bring your pals!
Ypsilanti, MI at Cultivate Coffee & TapHouse, 4PM by fritillary - 11 comments

December 7

5 attending
9 maybe
SUN
17
Dec

Fifth Annual Winter Solstice Brunch Open House

We are now in the depths of winter. Let us warm ourselves (body, mind, and spirit!) with a Nordic brunch inspired by folks who know how to Hygge and herring too. [more inside]
Portland, OR at The House of the Black Gull, 11AM by vespabelle - 6 comments

December 5

1 attending
2 maybe
SUN
10
Dec

New Orleans! Let's meet up!

gingerbeer and I will be in New Orleans from this Friday (12/8) through Tuesday. We are going to a wedding on Friday, but the weekend is open. We're staying at the Old No. 77 hotel. We like cocktails and good food and mefites. Let us attempt to combine them!
New Orleans, LA at Cane & Table, 4PM by rtha - 13 comments

0 attending
1 maybe

Indy Mefites!

Need a break from holiday stress? Lets get together at the Steer-In on East 10th st. [more inside]

December 3

3 attending
8 maybe
SUN
17
Dec

3 attending
0 maybe
FRI
8
Dec

The Final Star Trek TNG Happy Hour!

Alas, all good things must come to an end, so we are wrapping up our three+ wonderful years of Star Trek: TNG with the final episode, All Good Things Must Come to an End! Join us at the Black Cat Friday evening and then for dinner afterwards at Matchbox 14th St. This is a double episode, so dinner will be at 9:30. [more inside]
Washington, DC at Black Cat, 7PM by capricorn - 6 comments

December 2

4 attending
1 maybe

I'm moving to Stockholm!

Känna känna! I'm moving to Stockholm on January 20th. How about we put together a fika or something the last week of January? I'll be a bit south of the city but happy to travel for a meet up. Any interest?

November 29

0 attending
1 maybe
SAT
2
Dec

Signature gathering for I-940

I'm planning to go to the Urban Craft Rising to gather signatures for I-940 (to lessen police brutality). There will be people from De-Escalate Washington to give guidance/do training as needed. Would anyone like to join me? [more inside]
Seattle, WA at Seattle Center, 9:30AM by Margalo Epps - 0 comments

10 attending
3 maybe
WED
6
Dec

The Weather Outside is Goatful

First Wednesday is next week! Apparently the Goat has changed how it does beer! But we have not changed how we do fun--it's still good and you should join us! [more inside]
Chicago, IL at The Original Billy Goat Tavern, 5:30PM by crush - 19 comments

November 27

4 attending
1 maybe
TUE
28
Nov

Cyber Tuesday Trivia

Let's all work off our various holiday meals with onion rings and a sense of intellectual achievement.
Seattle, WA at George & Dragon Pub, 8PM by ChrisR - 5 comments

November 26

7 attending
0 maybe
WED
29
Nov

It's the Most Taterful Time of the Year

It's the triv, triviest season of all. With Geeks Who are Drinking we'll meet at Phoenix Landing and be of good cheer!
Cambridge, MA at Phoenix Landing, 7PM by Horace Rumpole - 0 comments

November 24

8 attending
5 maybe

I am going to be in Denver...

The night of Saturday 10 February. I'd love to see some Denver MeFites. I'd be up for dinner or drinks. I will be downtown near the convention center, and I'd love suggestions for where to meet. If it's dinner, a place that takes reservations would be good.

November 20

3 attending
0 maybe
TUE
21
Nov

Seattle Trivia

Ok, we are all back from college for Thanksgiving, sleeping on an air mattress in our father's den surrounded by Bill Cosby books on fatherhood and Ronald Reagan posters. You can't find decent whiskey at home, so come join the Seattle MeFi juggernaut Manifest Destiny's Child for the usual evening of Pub Quiz Trivia to the Death at the George and Dragon. [more inside]
Seattle, WA at George and Dragon, 8PM by Slarty Bartfast - 9 comments

1 attending
2 maybe
SAT
2
Dec

Food Not Bombs Fundraiser

ATTENTION POOR MEFITES: YOU ARE ALSO WELCOME. DONATIONS ARE OPTIONAL I am leaving the country. Literally. I am having MeFite-Only Moving Sale. In honour of MetaFilter's own jessamyn, all proceeds go to Food Not Bombs. Link to photos; there's more than is pictured. This is a name-your-own-price event. I've got everything from household goods, to books, to ephemera, to wacky curiosities, to baby stuff, etc. [more inside]
Albany, CA at Bella Donna's apartment #13, 12PM by Bella Donna - 2 comments

12 attending
14 maybe
SAT
9
Dec

Gathering in NYC

The wonderful starlybri was kind enough to organize a recent NYC meet up, and some of us got to talking about how they used to happen more frequently in the city. So overhauser has kindly secured a spot at Lucky's in the East Village for us to gather on Saturday, December 9. The time will be 2-6pm. There will be cheap drinks, and we'd like to do this pot luck style with food! [more inside]
New York, NY at Lucky, 2PM by bilabial - 45 comments

November 19

8 attending
3 maybe
SUN
3
Dec

X MASS KOMPROMAT EDITION, V MANCHESTERYE

strasvistsye mnye muckers old, I am here to only asking question. Your referendum goes well and now we are to benefit from the sovereignty of national motherisland through the celebration of ancient Celtic festival of orthodox «x mass» and consumption of soft-drink «wine mulled» at Hall Town other side of Leningr… mean St. Peters Square - Albert Square! [more inside]
Manchester, England at Albert Square, Manchester (Market bar by Lloyd St. entrance), 3PM by davemee - 13 comments

November 17

2 attending
2 maybe
FRI
1
Dec

REDS NEED GREEN - The NYC DSA Fundraiser

Socialize With The Socialists! Holiday Party and concert featuring dreamwave band Sounds Of Ceres (music video) and decor by yours truly in the legendary (underground but actually above ground ) music venue. 8pm-12. 20$ suggested. Quieter bar area available, brief speeches by local DSA politicians, and lots of merch and camaraderie. Facebook. Pre-Order tickets on Eventbrite
New York, NY at China Chalet, 8PM by The Whelk - 3 comments

November 16

6 attending
0 maybe
SUN
26
Nov

Board Game Meetup?

Would anyone be interested in meeting up and playing some board games? We can meet at Emerald Tavern or Vigilante. I don't have any specific dates in mind. Just wanted to throw the idea out and see if there's any interests. Update: I went ahead and set a time and place. Open to change if ppl prefer something else.
Austin, TX at Vigilante, 4PM by monologish - 10 comments

November 14

0 attending
0 maybe
SUN
19
Nov

Mefites at BGGcon?

I meant to post this earlier, but any Mefites at BGGcon?
Dallas, TX at Hyatt Regency DFW, 8AM by ApathyGirl - 1 comment

November 13

1 attending
4 maybe
FRI
15
Dec

PowerPoint Karaoke and gaming at Fantasy Flight

Improv + board games = winning! [more inside]
Roseville, MN at Fantasy Flight Event Center, 7PM by Flannery Culp - 3 comments

3 attending
0 maybe
TUE
21
Nov

Trivia and pizza!

Because we don't always have to hang out in bars. See inside for options. [more inside]
Minneapolis, MN at Pizza Luce, 7PM by Flannery Culp - 5 comments

November 12

8 attending
2 maybe
WED
15
Nov

Taters Reborn from the Ashes

It turns out the competition at Phoenix Landing is pretty tough--can we bring a stronger showing to this week's Geeks Who Drink trivia?
Cambridge, MA at Phoenix Landing, 7PM by Horace Rumpole - 6 comments

November 9

8 attending
7 maybe
SAT
18
Nov

SSSCSSCC - So It's Been A Year

And we've made it through all 17 of the years that have passed since last November somehow. In the oldest tradition of Second Saturdays, let's get together on the Third Saturday to commiserate and even celebrate what we can. [more inside]
Chicago, IL at The Long Room, 10:30AM by MCMikeNamara - 24 comments

2 attending
2 maybe
SAT
11
Nov

Impromptu dinner in Durham on Saturday the 11th?

I’m driving my daughter to a concert at Motorco at 8:30 on Saturday, and it just occurred that some of you Durmites might want to join me for a late dinner somewhere in the area. [more inside]
Durham, NC at Parts & Labor, 8:30PM by Rock Steady - 9 comments

November 8

2 attending
6 maybe

RVA MeFites

Saw a buncha comments from Richmonders in the Virginia elections thread. We should have a meetup! How about at F.W. Sullivan's in the Fan? What days/times are y'all available?

2 attending
1 maybe
SUN
19
Nov

Thor: Ragnarok

Apparently the weirdest, goofiest, and funnest Marvel movie yet. [more inside]
Roseville, MN at AMC Rosedale 14, 12PM by a car full of lions - 6 comments

November 5

2 attending
0 maybe

Santa Fe! I’m here for a week!

Hello Santa Fe, I’m here for a week starting tomorrow, November 6! I have plans Thursday & Friday, but otherwise I am completely at large in your beautiful city through until Monday, Nov. 13. So, wanna meet up? Drinks? Things smothered with chile? Gallery walk? Hiking? It all sounds good!

November 2

3 attending
4 maybe
SUN
12
Nov

Trivia at the Nook

I scream you scream we all scream for Jucy Lucys, beer, and trivia (and amazing ice cream next door if you get there early). Bonus round: use the comments to nominate a day for the next board game meetup. [more inside]

3 attending
0 maybe
SUN
5
Nov

Day #5 of Pie

Nine Days of Pie is hosting a reading of our new book, Chocolatology. [more inside]
Portland, OR at Afru Gallery, 2PM by aniola - 2 comments

November 1

8 attending
7 maybe
SUN
26
Nov

Kitteh in Toronto for her birthday weekend!

Hi everyone! Shepherd and I will be in town on November 26th so he can take me to the AGO to see the del Toro exhibit. Hang out after? [more inside]
Toronto, ON at Bar Hop Brewco, 1:30PM by Kitteh - 22 comments

October 31

0 attending
0 maybe
TUE
31
Oct

Trivia and News?

In theory a trivia attendee had news. Plus, there are fun questions. Anyone in?
Seattle, WA at George & Dragon Pub, 8PM by ChrisR - 3 comments

8 attending
13 maybe
THU
16
Nov

I'm bad with planning meetups but we should have one.

It's finally fall, so why not celebrate with a meetup!? I was thinking McKenna's pub on west 14th would be good. Thursday the 16th at 6pm. I was also thinking about making a biweekly Saturday meetup if anyone's interested. Suggestions for a venue for that are welcome too.
New York, NY at McKenna's, 6PM by starlybri - 23 comments

October 26

10 attending
12 maybe
SAT
18
Nov

Eat. Drink. Be merry.

Hey PDX it's been awhile since we met up for drinks and it's time to remedy that. [more inside]
Portland, OR at Lucky Lab SE Hawthorne, 5PM by bendy - 29 comments

3 attending
1 maybe

Last-minute Budapest Hangout Options with The Empress?

Hello Budapest! I will be in you - but only for two days (October 29th and 30th). So instead of an organized thing, lemme give you my itinerary (with the one venue and meal i know I have planned) and if anyone wants to meet me there, then let me know in here. [more inside]

October 24

1 attending
0 maybe
FRI
3
Nov

First Friday in Richmond VA

Drinks, food and art. I will be in Richmond for First Friday and want to explore the heck out of it on foot. Lemaire at the Jefferson Hotel has fancy happy hour in the bar from 4 to 7 pm. Appetizers 3 for $20, wine and drink specials. The Lantern Parade starts at 7 pm. There are light sculptures around the Arts District. If there's later night blues music that would be even more swell. Come wander with me. [more inside]
Richmond, VA at The bar at Lemaire in the Jefferson Hotel, 5:30PM by jointhedance - 7 comments

October 22

0 attending
0 maybe
MON
30
Oct

Working with other freelancers!

Hi! There's a lot to love about the freelance life, but going 'til 6pm before speaking to another human isn't one of them. Wouldn't it be nice to work for a few hours 1x a week with other MeFites? [more inside]
New York, NY at Think Coffee, 10AM by jessca84 - 7 comments

9 attending
3 maybe
SAT
4
Nov

Board Games!

Come join us for our semi-regular day of board games and snacks! We have dozens of games to choose from of all kinds, and new people are always welcome. [more inside]
Beaverton, OR at Sibrax's House, 1PM by Sibrax - 20 comments

October 21

6 attending
2 maybe
WED
25
Oct

Taters on the Road Again

Well our last adventure did not turn out so well, but the Taters are ready to brave a new venue. Let's try Phoenix Landing this week, on Wednesday. Geeks Who Drink Trivia starts at 7:30, so aim to arrive by 7.
Cambridge, MA at Phoenix Landing, 7PM by DiscourseMarker - 12 comments

8 attending
2 maybe
WED
1
Nov

Remember, Remember the Goat of November

First Wednesday is on the first of the month in November! Don't let it catch you by surprise. Join us at the Original Billy Goat Tavern for tiny beers and excellent company. [more inside]
Chicago, IL at Original Billy Goat Tavern, 6PM by jessypie - 12 comments

0 attending
3 maybe

UMN AppleHouse next weekend?

Inspired by the apple post. A little late but there are probably still some good late-season and experimental apples to be had. [more inside]

October 20

4 attending
0 maybe
TUE
24
Oct

Trivia

The pub quiz at the George and Dragon in Fremont. I hear there may be good news from a local. [more inside]
Seattle, WA at George and The Dragon Pub, 8PM by clew - 5 comments

October 18

0 attending
0 maybe

Hello Little Rock whatcha doin tomorrow?

Hi I am here or, rather, I am camping in Burns Park in N. Little Rock tonight and tomorrow night. Want to go have drinks tomorrow evening? Want to go to the fair or something tomorrow? I have cameras, am traveling, would love to hang out with some MeFites!

October 17

1 attending
2 maybe

Polar Bear Plunge! Why? For the environment!

So--I did this last year, and it was both fun and fucking freezing. A ton of us line up by the water's edge at the Potomac River in National Harbor on a cold January morning... and jump in! Why? To keep winter cold! [more inside]

October 16

2 attending
0 maybe
TUE
17
Oct

24 Hrs to Trivia

Pub quiz! Tomorrow! We know we can, do we think we should?
Seattle, WA at George and The Dragon Pub, 8PM by clew - 5 comments

1 attending
2 maybe
WED
25
Oct

Providence Drinks And Or Food?

Work will bring me to your fair town on October 24th and 25th. Having never been before, I would enjoy finding a fun place to drink the delicious beer of your land on Wednesday October 25th. I'm not precisely sure when I'll be done for the day, so a late-dinner may also be in the cards, depending on the timing...I'm thinking somewhere around 7-8pm? I'm staying at the Omni and enjoy walking but can grab a cab or whatever also.
Providence, RI at The Red Fez, 7:30PM by chococat - 8 comments

4 attending
1 maybe
WED
1
Nov

Trivia in Lowertown

A new venue in St. Paul: Ox Cart Ale House [more inside]
Saint Paul, MN at Ox Cart Ale House, 8PM by Flannery Culp - 15 comments