Women will receive padlocks when they arrive at Red Ox and men will get keys.
Attendees will attempt to match the locks and keys.
For every match you make, you will be entered to win a raffle prize which include cash, manicures, candles, comedy passes and complimentary admission to future Lock and Key events.
There is no limit on the amount of time you can talk with someone, and you can choose to get a new lock or key after youve made a match.
Magazines and websites produce periodic Best Cities for Singles stories that judge communities mainly on how easily their unattached residents can become attached.No awkward hellos here so the conversation can just flow (and love can begin! Did I also mention the numerous, successful relationships and weddings that all began from a single Lock and Key event.One happy couple even invited the owner of Lock and Key, Darren, to their wedding in Italy.Lock and Key events, described as a fun, interactive way to meet potential love interests, have been held at venues in nearly 100 cities around the country.Fridays gathering at the Red Ox Tavern in Utica will be the second Lock and Key event thats been held in the metro Detroit area.As the night unfolded, I began to realize this concept is quite genius!After watching the crowd (who were all so friendly), they were so much more receptive to one another than the usual club gathering.I recently attended a Lock and Key event at Blue Martini in Brickell.And yes, the females wear lock necklaces while the men wear keys.In a conventional lounge atmosphere, approaching someone may be difficult, but not here. That would be a raffle ticket that may lead to a plethora of prizes and the chance to get another lock/key.With these necklaces, someone now has a legitimate reason to approach someone else. It's a fun game, but trying out someones lock/key is just a simple way to break the ice. Yeah, I was skeptical too until I experienced it myself.