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Friday, November 8, 2013

Downtown Sanford takes couch surfing to a whole new level with Sofa & Suds event

Posted By on Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 9:07 AM

No, we aren't talking about the trend of snuggling up on a complete stranger's couch for the night because you're straddled for cash.

This Sunday, Nov. 10, downtown Sanford watering hole the West End Trading Company hosts a craft beer fest, complete with a side of couch-racing, titled Sofas & Suds. And with a paid ticket ($25 in advance, $35 day of), you'll not only get your fair share of craft beer samples, but you can also watch more than a dozen local Sanford businesses – Little Fish Huge Pond, the Imperial, Buster's Bistro, among others – race on plain-old sofas, all of which they've transformed into lean, mean racing machines.

The sofa race will go down as a bracket-style, single-elimination challenge, with the winner taking home a Champions trophy – not to mention bragging rights against their fellow Sanford cohorts. There are a few regulations on the types of couches that can enter, so be sure and check out the Sofas & Suds Facebook page for details.

Tom and Dan play hosts for the afternoon event (2-6 p.m. Nov. 10), and to keep hungry bellies full, Hollerbach's Willow Tree Café and the Sushi & Seoul on the Roll food truck will serve up grub during the day.

After eating some food and sipping on a few craft beers, you might get the urge to lounge on one of these couches. But don't you forget, this is about stiff competition and potentially walking away with some serious bragging rights. Gentlemen, start your ... (um) throw pillows?

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