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    Here's A Bunch Of Virtual Events To Attend While You're Social Distancing This Week

    Celebrate Taco Tuesday, learn how to perfect an at-home mani, tour Rio de Janeiro — all without having to leave your couch.

    1. Join The Retreat by Free People x Who What Wear! You're in for a day of yoga, style, nutrionion sessions, dance parties, and more — plus, each ticket costs $20 with 100% of proceeds going to World Central Kitchen.

    Free People

    Morning, afternoon, and evening sessions are taking place on May 23 via Zoom.

    2. Party 👏 it 👏 up 👏 in Barcelona with UNESCO World Heritage Site, Casa Batlló. This virtual dance party is taking place via the Elrow Facebook page and will feature interactive games *plus* DJ sessions by Paco Osuna, Tini Gessler, and De La Swing.

    Casa Batlló, Desperados and elrow

    This event takes place via Facebook on May 24 at 10 a.m. EDT.

    Psst, you can also take a 360-degree tour of Casa Batlló at your leisure.

    3. Sonoma County’s Passalacqua Winery is offering virtual tastings, setting you up with a personalized appointment that'll *surely* turn you into a vino expert.

    Passalacqua Winery

    First, you'll need to purchase a wine tasting flight (it costs $30 with shipping included, and you'll receive three new wines that are 2 ounces each, plus a $30 credit towards a full-sized bottle). You'll then receive a call from Passalacqua, where they'll ask about your preferences and tailor a wine flight best suited to your taste buds!

    4. Learn the art of an at-home manicure with Sundays Studio. They're offering virtual online classes that cover everything from nail art to the basics of buffing — whichever class you choose, trust me when I say that your cuticles will be grateful.

    5. Explore Rio de Janeiro with Google Arts & Culture. Take a walk (sort of) to iconic spots like Copacabana Beach and Christ the Redeemer (Cristo Redentor), plus take a gander at artwork and exhibits at the Museum of Modern Art.

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    Explore all of the amazing online activities that will make you feel like you're in Rio.

    6. Analyze live camera feeds and 360-degree images during an online version of The Escape Game via Zoom. You and your teammates (along with a live host) will have 60 minutes to figure out how to ~escape~ from a virtual room — good luck!

    The Escape Game

    Each ~adventure~ requires a minimum of three players and has a capacity of seven players. All players must purchase a ticket (for $25), and you can choose from a number of different time slots throughout the day.

    7. If your heart yearns for mozzarella, you simply *must* sign up for a mozzarella-making class with the iconic Big Mozz — they'll send you a pound of grass-fed and cultured cheese curd, salt, a prep list, access to a live Zoom class, and additional recipe guides.

    Big Mozz

    The classes take place every Friday at 7 p.m. EDT, spots must be reserved by Tuesday at 6 p.m. EDT, and tickets (cheese included!) cost $59.

    8. Pretend you're in Hawaii by learning a ton of new skills: Think everything from making banana cereal pancakes to learning the art of hula.

    9. Support local New Orleans businesses *and* listen to live music! A ton of NOLA bars and artists (including The Bayou Boogaloo, SideBar NOLA, and Luna Libre Live) will be streaming some truly impressive sets.

    10. Throw your own Taco Tuesday with @TravelTex, where celebrated chefs (think chef Fernando Aguila of F&W Culinary Adventure in Fredericksburg and chef Alex Padilla of Ninfa's in Houston) give you the lowdown on some awesome taco recipes.

    11. If spiked hazelnut coffee ice cream and boozy raspberry limoncello sorbet speak to your soul, then you'll *definitely* want to sign up for a virtual ice cream cocktail class with NYC-based Tipsy Scoop.

    12. Pretend you're on an eighth grade class trip (CC: Lizzie McGuire) and explore Italy with Google Arts & Culture. You can take a 360-degree walking tour of iconic landmarks such as the Colosseum in Rome and the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

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    Other landmarks you can explore include St. Mark's Basilica and Arena di Verona, as well as the cities of Palermo, Florence, and Milan.

    13. Do an at-home dinner and show with Rhode Island-based Wilbury Theatre Group: they'll be streaming concerts and plays that cover everything from Shakespeare to superheroes.

    14. Cheese, cheese, and more cheese. The NYC-based Murray's Cheese Bar is hosting a ton of ~cheese tasting~ courses throughout May, so the time to break out that charcuterie board? It's now.


    Tickets cost $110 (this includes the live class, four cheese, and four accoutrements), and there's a bunch of classes taking place over the month of May, so you can choose a date that best suits your schedule.

    15. Experience the magic of Disney (sans having to peer over massive crowds) with their release of the Not-So-Spooky Spectacular. This fireworks show is ~hosted~ by Jack Skellington and was released to celebrate the halfway mark to Halloween.

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    Take the whole "Disney trip from home" one step further with 360-degree interactive videos of their most iconic rides — think the Haunted Mansion, Splash Mountain at Magic Kingdom, and more!

    16. From livestream interviews and virtual tours to a collection of digital guides, experience the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (and its famous rotunda) while also practicing the ~art~ of social distancing.

    17. Interested in a tour of Japan? #Same. You can now travel the country ~by rail~ at your leisure with the help of Google Earth — simply check out this list (put together by to visit 20 iconic destinations.

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    You'll be able to "tour" everything from Mt. Fuji and Himeji Castle to Hitachi Seaside Park and Arashiyama Bamboo Grove.

    18. Spend the ~day~ at the American Museum of Natural History by browsing through extensive research collections, taking a virtual tour, or downloading the Explorer app to learn more about your favorite exhibits.

    D. Finnin/© AMNH

    The options are endless when it comes to exploring this famed museum whilst wearing pajamas. You can also tune into their Facebook page for recorded tours, peruse museum highlights with Google Arts & Culture, and they even offer a bunch of online learning programs for students and teachers — we're talking museum quizzes and other grade-specific activities to keep your little ones entertained.

    19. Skip the airfare (turbulence included) and tour Machu Picchu by internet — a special 360-degree technology allows you to feel as if you're exploring this Inca citadel by foot.


    There's even an audio guide that details each section you ~explore~.

    20. Learn how to make your favorite cocktail with Emirates. Easy-to-follow video guides will give you the lowdown on how to make everything from a mojito and cosmopolitan to a breakfast martini and negroni.


    Consider this an easy way to have an at-home happy hour.

    21. You can still enjoy spring whilst being stuck indoors! The New York Botanical Garden is here to offer a floral escape through virtual activities that can be experienced from your living room.

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