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Board Games and Beer at the Pub

Duration: 4 hours
Budget: $50

Enjoy an afternoon of fun, intellectual pursuit and local culture. Whether you're a board games enthusiast or a novice, this date offers an experience that's easy on the wallet but rich in enjoyment. Sit back, sip on some locally brewed beer, challenge each other in board games and end the day getting creative with colours.

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  • The date starts at a local pub known for its wide array of board games and selection of local beers. The two of you pick a game that suits your interest and the friendly competition begins. Throughout the game, you discuss strategies, make playful bets, and share laughs, all while enjoying locally brewed beers.
  • After a few hours of fun at the pub, the date continues to a nearby art supply store. Here, you each purchase canvases and an assortment of paints. You then head back home or to one of your apartments to continue the fun.
  • Once you're settled, you then start a friendly painting competition. You could either paint each other or a chosen theme. It's all about having fun and exploring your creative sides. After you're done painting, you can even exchange your canvases as a memento of the day.

Preparation steps:

  • Before the date, research local pubs known for their board games and beer variety. You might want to check if they're open in the afternoon and what safety measures they have in place in terms of sanitization of the game sets.
  • Next, you would want to locate a nearby art supply store where you can buy your painting materials. Shopping for painting materials could also be part of the date.
  • Lastly, get ready to have an open mind and a playful spirit. This date is all about fun, games, and letting loose.

Some tips:

  • Make sure to choose a game that both of you would enjoy and don't be too competitive, it's all about having fun. When choosing your beers, you could order a beer sampler or a flight of beers if available, to taste a variety of local brews.
  • During the painting session, try and keep it light. Remember, it's not about creating a masterpiece, but enjoying the process and each other's company.
  • To make it more memorable, you could frame and hang the paintings you make as a reminder of this date.

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