2017 Nashville Wine and Food Festival

Get ready for the Nashville Wine and Food Festival!

Corkdorks Wine, Spirits, Beer will present this year’s festival will be located at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in the area behind the Nashville Farmers’ Market. It will run from Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 20. You can enjoy more than 150 wines from 30 wineries around the country, and food from some of the area’s top restaurants. Chefs and wine makers also will present demonstrations. There will be live music, a beer garden, cigar lounge, cocktail lounge, local vendors, and much more!

Since 2014, the annual Nashville Wine and Food Festival has brought the community together around local artisanal products and world-class wineries, all with a goal to benefit the Nashville Symphony. In addition to great wines and food, this festival also seeks to educate attendees and will feature food demonstrations from local chefs and wine seminars by winemakers from all over the country. The event will serve as a more intimate affair where consumers can interact with chefs, wine makers and food artisans.

Tickets are now on sale. General admission tickets can be purchased for $85. For more information on the 2017 Nashville Wine and Food Festival and to buy tickets, visit http://www.thenashvillewineandfoodfestival.com.

Review: Monster Mountain Haunted Attraction in Hendersonville, TN


We were invited by our friends at Monster Mountain to come experience their one-of-a-kind Haunt. Located approximately 20 minutes outside of Nashville, TN this outdoor haunted attraction has you walking through approximately 30 minutes worth of different scenes, buildings, and paths. When you first enter you must navigate through a clown infested black-light lit maze. After escaping the maze you find yourself outside, walking up a dark mountain path. Along the way you will encounter an alien crash site, a school, a town over-run by zombies, a creepy doll house, a haunted dance club, a morgue, and several other scenes that will be sure to scare and terrify you.

We greatly enjoyed our time at Monster Mountain, the scenery is all very well done, the scareactors really go out of their way to try to scare you, and the location make it a truly unique venue. I prefer outdoor haunts over enclosed ones, and this one is my favorite to visit every year. If you are anywhere near the Nashville, TN area, I HIGHLY recommend making plans this Halloween season to stop out at Monster Mountain and have the fright of your life.

For more information, check out their website at http://monstermountain.net/ or their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/MonsterMountainHaunt


Paranoia Quest Escape The Room Atlanta : Zombie Apocalypse


Imagine how you would react if you were in the middle of a zombie apocalypse and it was up to you and a group of your friends to break into a high-security government research facility to try to find a cure! You don’t have to imagine this scenario, you can actually experience it right now at Paranoia Quest Escape The Room Atlanta. We were invited to experience this exciting attraction in the heart of Downtown Atlanta, and we had an absolute blast!

We started off as a group of 3 and we met 2 more people that would be joining us. After we locked up our personal possessions and cell phones (but not my secret spy gear) we were given the rules and the overview of what we had to do. Our mission was to figure out how to break into the research facility, finish the work that the now dead scientists had started, and broadcast the chemical components of the cure to the world. Did I mention that we only had 1 hour to do so or else the facility’s self-destruct system would have killed us with nerve gas?  Yeah, no stress involved here at all, I mean it’s just the ENTIRE WORLD you have to save!

There are several rooms that you have to enter to finish your quest, and numerous puzzles within each room. Some of the puzzles are rather straight forward and easy to solve, while others required you all to work as a team and figure it out. They say 2 minds are greater than 1 and that is very much the case here, the more people you have with you the greater the chance you will have at escaping. You are not stranded in the room however, a staff member is just a walkie-talkie away should you become stumped and desperately need a clue.

The next time you are going to be in the Atlanta area, I highly recommend checking this location out. It’s an awesome way to spend an hour exercising your wits with some friends. You can make your reservations at http://paranoiaquest.com/

Check out the video we made of our visit: