Top 3 Events: Cupcake Decorating, Earth Day Cocktails + A Cocktail Workshop
Easter Cupcake Decorating at Duff's Cakemix
On Easter Sunday, decorating instructors at Duff's Cakemix will lead a cupcake decorating event for families and children (ages 4 and up). Participants will receive an Easter decorating kit that includes four cupcakes per person and decorating supplies. Sign up at email@example.com.
WHAT: Decorate Easter cupcakes at Duff's Cakemix
WHEN: Sunday, April 20, 3-4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Duff's Cakemix, 8302 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles
Earth Day at Mohawk Bend
In honor of Earth Day, April 22, Mohawk Bend is teaming up with Greenbar Distillery to create a special cocktail program. Mohawk's bar director, Lauren Reyes, has created three cocktails made with Greenbar spirits; for each one sold, Greenbar will plant a tree. The cocktails are Mildred Pierce (gin, muddled lemons, oranges, cherry, jasmine liqueur), Sara's Secret (whiskey, lavender, mint, lemon), and Agua Caliente (IXA Tequila, serrano, cilantro, lime juice).
WHAT: Specialty cocktails at Mohawk Bend
WHEN: Tuesday, April 22, 6 p.m. to closing
WHERE: Mohawk Bend, 2141 W. Sunset Blvd., Echo Park
Cocktail Crafting Workshop
The Institute of Domestic Technology offers a cocktail crafting workshop where participants will learn the history and technique behind bitters and liqueur making. After the class, held at the historic Greystone Mansion, you'll have your own bitters formula and liqueur infusions to use at home. The $95 fee includes ingredients, supplies, cocktails and snacks.
WHAT: Cocktail workshop
WHEN: Friday, April 18, 6-8 p.m.
WHERE: Greystone Mansion, 905 Loma Vista Drive, Beverly Hills
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