AUTHOR: LOUISA DEMMITT
Ready to Play
Two BINGO cards
Copper pennies to mark your numbers
Cocktail & Food in hand
Tuesdays at CopperMuse are bingo nights, and even with a digital set-up, the best and most charming parts of the game many of us remember from our youth are still there: good-natured heckling and cheering, a cacophony of sounds and sights, and prizes galore! Everyone shares each other’s highs and commiserates in the lows in an encouraging environment, conducive to strangers becoming friends, and blowing off steam in a fast-paced but low-stress way.
Past numbers are displayed as well as the current BINGO pattern
It’s free to play, and each participant gets two bingo cards. Pennies are used to keep track of what’s going on, and you can order drinks and food throughout playing. One of my favorite aspects is that the shapes you have to create on your cards are not always average bingo lines; sometimes you make turtles, or bobbins, or power lines. You need to pay close attention and make sure you’re following what’s happening. If you call “bingo!” and you don’t have it, you will be called out for your blunder, not in a malicious way, but in an “oh-thank-goodness-I-still-have-a-chance-to-win” way. This bingo has really great vibes.
The prizes are fun, and range from cans of Spaghetti-Os (plus a shot!), to raining money (something you should see to get a full understanding), to solid copper mule mugs, to a whole 750 mL bottle of CopperMuse spirit (excluding whiskey), and other quirky things that change from week to week. Even if you don’t win, it’s highly entertaining to see what other people snag and how they react to their loot; adults finding joy in silly prizes is priceless!
classy, sassy, and absolutely hilarious
Kristie, bingo caller and emcee, is classy, sassy, and absolutely hilarious. She encourages everyone, gets the crowd on the side of winners and losers alike, and makes sure everyone is hydrated and having fun. It’s a rare person who can handle such a group with the grace and humor she has, but every week she makes it a memorable and enjoyable evening. Come give it a try, get some great drinks, and say hello to the awesome Kristie, Tuesdays from 7-9 PM!