1. The Spot - Metropolitan Brewery
The Out Our Front Door annual Hootenanny Fundraiser is happening at one of best breweries in town. Metropolitan Brewery has been around since 2008, and it has a simply gorgeous taproom with a floor to ceiling windows and patio looking out on a peaceful bend of the Chicago River on Chicago's Northwest Side.
They make all kinds of delicious German style lagers and are being so generous with letting us use their huge brewing space for the Hootenanny. Kids and dogs are always welcome @metrobrewing and are welcome at the Hootenanny!
Your HOOTENANNY ticket includes a BEER!
2. The Raffle Prizes
Check out these raffle prizes for The Hootenanny!
They have been a huge supporter of OOFD with co-hosting events and even with grants. They made a hugely generous donation to this year's Hootenanny:
• Tech Web Belt
• Friction Belt
• Airshed Cap
• M's Cap Cool Daily
• W's Cap Cool Daily
• Black Hole Pack 32L (LAGB)
• Black Hole Pack 32L (BLK)
• Guidewater Duffel 80L
• Black Hole Waist Pack
• Black Hole Cube - Med (JOYP)
• Black Hole Cube - Med (WAX)
• Black Hole Cube - Sml (LAGB)
• Black Hole Cube - Sml (JOYP)
BIKE SHOP DONATIONS
Chicago’s bike shops are really something special. The support they have showed OOFD over the years has meant the word to us. Here is a line up of the donations they made to the Hootenanny!
EVEN MORE RAFFLE PRIZES:
That is nearly $4000 in Raffle Prizes!
Your HOOTENANNY ticket includes a RAFFLE TICKET!
3. Live DJ and Entertainment
We are thrilled to announce our musical guest for the Hootenanny, the legendary Lawerence Peters! 🎶
Lawrence Peters is a country singer, songwriter, drummer, bandleader, DJ, and America’s preeminent electric washboard player, with a music career spanning thirty-plus years.
He was a key player in the Lawrence, Kansas music scene before moving to Chicago in 1992.
Since then, he has recorded and performed with dozens of bands, including current projects The Lawrence Peters Outfit (two-time winner of the Chicago Music Award for Best Country And Western Entertainer, and 2019 and 2018 Ameripolitan Award nominee for Best Honky Tonk Group), The Golden Horse Ranch Band, and “future funk” group, The Velcro Lewis Group.
Your HOOTENANNY ticket includes all of this fun.
4. The Food
All you can eat chili (vegan options available) with Fritos. There will be some homemade cookies and some gluten free cookies. All thanks to our amazing OOFD volunteers!
Your HOOTENANNY ticket includes all you can eat chili!
5. The People, The Mission, Bike Camping Adventures
One of the best, most welcoming and adventurous community of bicyclists in the city. Don't miss your chance to hang with all of these lovely folks. Learn from them .Connect with them. See old friends. Meet some new friends. And hear a bit about the amazing things OOFD has in line for this year, and how you can get involved. Or simply come out to support a friend that loves OOFD and party down with all these good good folks.
Your HOOTENANNY ticket includes the company this amazing group of folks. We had over 100 at The Hideout for last year's Hootenanny, and are expecting more than that this year!
TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE!
*Limited tickets will be available at the door ($40).
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