fff THIS weekend it is all about cocktails as Dubliners can have a chance to turn their hand to mixology. Top London cocktail experts will be on hand to offer tips on how to mix the perfect drink. The Tipple Town Cocktail festival will run from 3-6pm each day over the weekend at MVP on Clanbrassil Street. On Sunday, the festival will wrap up in The Twisted Pepper on Abbey Street where someone else will mix the drinks.
Details can be found on www.tippletown2014.eventbrite.com.
fff IT's your last chance to round up the kids and catch up with the biggest toy fair in town this weekend. The Dublin Toy Fair at the RDS will finish up on Sunday, November 30. Children both big and small can play with the hundreds of toys on display and, of course, meet the man himself. Santa Claus is on hand to hear your Christmas list before he heads back to the North Pole. Family tickets are €25 for five people and it's €6 for a single ticket. The Santa Claus Experience is €12 per child and children under two go free.
fff CROKE Park has hosted many big names over the years but on Saturday a very special visitor will set up shop. Families will be able to have a tour of Santa's Secret Dublin workshop at the stadium from Saturday November 29 until December 23. With presents on hand for every little visitor, and a tour of the GAA museum also on offer, tickets cost €12 for a child and €7 for an adult visitor.
fff Candlelight Bar, Dundrum Town Centre's premier cocktail emporium, played host to the Crystals & Co 5th birthday bash last night. Guests, including Georgia Salpa (inset) were treated to bespoke cocktails decorated with drinkable crystal gems and luxurious goodie bags filled with wonderful chocolates and cosmetics.