Warm up on a chilly Winter’s evening with our latest get-together at the ever-wonderful Commune 2nd! This will be our 33rd Downtown Drinks so pop in for a drink or two and to even some falafel. We’ll be welcoming travelers, lifers and everyone in-between, so pop by and say hello!
Entrance to Commune is free and there are plenty of great food and drink stalls to choose from, with veggie and vegan options as well as delicious cocktails, so come hungry.
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