Between wine tasting and Mardi Gras celebrations, how could the rest of your week be anything but exciting? Pencil in some of these local happenings, and enjoy the "warm" weather.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18
Grand Cru Wine Merchants, 840 S. Waukegan Rd. in Lake Forest
Join Grand Cru Wine Merchants during an in-store wine tasting featuring new releases from around the world. The tasting is complimentary and no rsvp is required.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19
League of Women Voters Lake Forest/Lake Bluff
Lake Bluff Elementary School, 350 W Washington Ave. in Lake Bluff
The League of Women Voters of Lake Forest-Lake Bluff and Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Patch will co-sponsor a public forum for candidates in contested races for State Senate (29th District), State Representative (58th District) and Lake County Board District 13.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21
Mardi Gras in the Bluff
Lake Bluff Brewing Co., 16 E. Scranton in Lake Bluff
6 to 10 p.m.
No need to head to New Orleans for Fat Tuesday! Join the Lake Bluff Brewing Company for some good beer, good people, and, of course, beads! Admission is free. For more information, visit lbbrew.com.