Murder Mystery Party: Till Death Do Us Part
Feb
18
6:00 PM18:00

Murder Mystery Party: Till Death Do Us Part

Welcome to the event page for our Murder Mystery Party: Till Death Do Us Part. We are looking for a maximum of 40 people to come to our party. We will be providing finger foods, snacks, and drinks, and our specialty coffee will be available for purchase.

The ticket price will be $20 per guest (Tax not included). You must buy your tickets one week prior to the day of the party. This is an extremely limited event with a lot of interest, so we encourage you to buy your tickets as soon as possible so you don't miss out!

The goal of the night is simple: you have to guess who the murderer is by the end of the party. Throughout the course of the night you will be working to complete your character's objectives in order to find hidden clues about who the murderer is. Prizes will also be given to best performance, best costume, and most "money".

We will be sending out your character files a week prior to the event so that you know who your character will be before you arrive. This gives you a little time to put together an outfit or a costume. They aren't required, but we definitely encourage anybody willing!

If you're interested in coming, please feel free to message us via Facebook or send an e-mail to wannaplaycafe@gmail.com, or you can even stop by the cafe and talk to us directly.

We know this will be a fun event, and we look forward to doing more in the future. See you then!

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Ticket To Ride Tournament!
Feb
3
3:00 PM15:00

Ticket To Ride Tournament!

In celebration of our one-year anniversary, we are hosting a Ticket To Ride Tournament!

Ticket To Ride is one of the "new classics" of board games. It's extremely easy to learn and play, and surprisingly competitive between new players and veterans alike! It's the perfect game for an anniversary tournament!

The Tournament starts at 3pm and is open to the first 20 people who sign up. So if you're interested, make sure to come in early! There's no fee to enter, and prizes will be awarded to top finishers!

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One Year Anniversary Party!
Feb
3
11:00 AM11:00

One Year Anniversary Party!

One year ago today we had our Grand Opening Weekend Extravaganza, so we decided it's a perfect opportunity to celebrate!

All day we'll be running drink specials: our drip coffee, iced tea, and bottled sodas available for just $1! Not only that, but as a thank you to everybody who has come into the cafe the past year, we'll be waiving game fees all day. It's a perfect time to come in and play!

Need a little more excitement? Starting at 3:00pm we'll be hosting a Ticket To Ride Tournament with prizes for the top winners. There's no cost to enter, but the tournament is limited to 20 people. Sign-ups will be on the day of the event and are on a first come basis.

Thanks for making our first year so memorable! Here's to many more... Now let's party!

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Wanna Play on New Year's Eve?
Dec
31
to Jan 1

Wanna Play on New Year's Eve?

Wanna Play Cafe will be ringing in the New Year the best way we know how, with our 2nd annual New Year's Eve Party!

This year's event will be even bigger than last year's. We'll have an appetizer bar, a full dinner buffet, desserts, unlimited coffee/punch/iced tea, specialty coffee drinks, Central New York's largest library of board games, and a midnight mocktail toast to ring in the New Year!

Tickets are just $25 and can be purchased right at the cafe. We sold out last year, so don't wait. We will definitely sell out again!

If you have any additional questions please contact us at 315-790-5966, wannaplaycafe@gmail.com, or by messaging us right on Facebook.

We look forward to spending the end of 2017 with you!

(Please note, Wanna Play Cafe is an alcohol free establishment, and alcohol will not be served or allowed at this event.)

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Festivus For The Rest Of Us!
Dec
23
11:00 AM11:00

Festivus For The Rest Of Us!

For those looking to avoid the Christmas weekend hustle and bustle, and for the rest who just find tinsel distracting, Wanna Play Cafe is hosting their second annual Festivus celebration!

The pole will be set up, we'll have feats of strength (DC-16), and we'll even let you air your grievances! What better way is there to spend a Saturday?

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Gaming Gauntlet - December!
Dec
16
1:00 PM13:00

Gaming Gauntlet - December!

The gauntlet has been thrown again! Wanna Play Cafe's Gaming Gauntlet Tournament is back!

Come test your board game skills, as you face off against other opponents in multiple rounds of games. Win a game, get points. Whoever has the most points at the end, wins!

Here's the twist, we won't announce which games you're playing until the tournament starts!

Entry is $5 and you can sign up in advance or the day of the event.

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Star War's Trivia!
Dec
14
6:30 PM18:30

Star War's Trivia!

The Last Jedi is finally being released!!! OMG!!! 

In celebration, we have decided to theme tonight's Trivia entirely around Star Wars! So if you're not already in line for a showing, come to the cafe for Star Wars Trivia, and food specials!

May the force be with you! (If....you know...that's how it works) 

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After Thanksgiving Werewolf!
Nov
25
7:00 PM19:00

After Thanksgiving Werewolf!

You've already feasted on turkey, now it's time to feast on the villagers! Wanna Play Cafe will be hosting another Werewolf themed night for werewolves and villagers alike!

Never played it before? That's ok! Werewolf is one of our most popular events in large part due to its simple rules, super quick learning time, and easy play. The social aspect of the game makes it fun to play with friends, and even better with strangers.

So come on and see if you can survive the night!

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Halloween Costume Party!
Oct
28
6:00 PM18:00

Halloween Costume Party!

Wanna Play Cafe's first ever Halloween Party!

There will be a costume contest, dinner buffet, desserts, snacks, bottomless coffee, and our best Halloween themed games available for play!

This a costume party, with a costume contest! So make sure to wear your best costume or cosplay. Awards will be given in the following categories: "Best Costume", "Most Original", and "Best of the Worst".

Tickets are $20, and can be picked up in advance at the Cafe!

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Trivia Night!
Oct
12
6:30 PM18:30

Trivia Night!

Feeling smart? Feeling hungry? Than Wanna Play Cafe Trivia is for you!

Every Thursday night at 6:30pm, Wanna Play Cafe host a trivia night that is as unique as the cafe itself! There's no fee to play, and prizes to be won!

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Werewolf Night
Oct
6
7:00 PM19:00

Werewolf Night

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Werewolf Night!
Sep
8
7:00 PM19:00

Werewolf Night!

Are you a werewolf? Well then tonight is your night! Wanna Play Cafe will be hosting another Werewolf themed night for werewolves and villagers alike!

Never played it before? That's ok! Werewolf is one of our most popular events in large part due to it's simple rules, super quick learning time, and easy play. The social aspect of the game makes it fun to play with friends, and even better with strangers.

So come on and see if you can survive the night!

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Labor Day Gaming Gauntlet Tournament!
Sep
2
1:00 PM13:00

Labor Day Gaming Gauntlet Tournament!

The gauntlet has been thrown again! Wanna Play Cafe's Gaming Gauntlet Tournament is back again!

Come test your board game skills, as you face off against other opponents in three rounds of games. Whoever has the most points at the end, wins!

The twist, we don't announce the games until the tournament starts!

Entry is $5 and you can sign up in advance or the day of the event.

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Game of Thrones Game Day!
Aug
27
1:00 PM13:00

Game of Thrones Game Day!

The season 7 finale is coming, and we felt there would be no better way to celebrate than by having a game day dedicated to Game of Thrones!

We'll have copies of A Game of Thrones: The Board Game, and Game of Thrones LCG (Card Game) available to play. Or if you have a game of your own, bring it in!

Remember, when you play the game of thrones you either win, or you wait for the next game to start and exact your revenge!

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Trivia!
Aug
17
6:30 PM18:30

Trivia!

Feeling smart? Feeling hungry? Than Wanna Play Cafe Trivia is for you!

Every Thursday night at 6:30pm, Wanna Play Cafe host a trivia night that is as unique as the cafe itself! There's no fee to play, and prizes to be won!

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CNY Roller Derby Benefit Night!
Jul
12
5:00 PM17:00

CNY Roller Derby Benefit Night!

Please join us for a Night of Games and Derby Ladies!

Stop in to Wanna Play Cafe anytime between 5-9pm on Wednesday, July 12th to play and all game fees will go to support local Derby! While you're there, order some amazing food, meet some great folks, and learn more about CNY Roller Derby! We will also have a raffle for Derby Merchandise and Tickets to our upcoming Home bout on August 5th!

Invite your friends - all are welcome!

CNY Roller Derby is a flat track roller derby league that is a member of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA). We consist of two travel teams, the CNY All Stars and the Wonder Brawlers and home bouts are at the JFK Arena in Rome.

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Werewolf Under the Full Moon!
Jul
8
7:00 PM19:00

Werewolf Under the Full Moon!

It's a full moon this night so we all know what that means, werewolves!

This isn't just another werewolf night, this time we are moving the game outside to our patio so everybody can really howl at the moon!

Never played before? Don't worry! This game s super easy to learn, and even easier to play!

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Board Game BBQ!
May
28
12:00 PM12:00

Board Game BBQ!

Memorial Day BBQs have always been missing one thing: board games. Well, we've solved that problem. Introducing Wanna Play Cafe's first ever Board Game BBQ!

Tickets are $25 and will include a special Memorial Day BBQ buffet, drinks, and unlimited gaming.

In addition, when you buy your ticket you will be able to reserve your spot in one of our specially setup games. These games won't be the type normally available in the cafe, and the spots are limited depending on game size. Check the comments below for what games are available.

If you don't want to reserve a spot in a specific game, don't worry! You can still buy a ticket and join any game looking for players, or just play games from our regularly available library of over 280+ games.

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RPG DAY!
May
7
to May 8

RPG DAY!

Are you a lonely adventurer looking for a group to join? Or maybe a world builder looking for your protagonists? Perhaps just a newcomer looking to play a game for the first time? Either way, come join us for Wanna Play Cafe's fourth RPG event!

This is a meetup style event where aspiring GMs and players alike can meetup, get to know one another, and get those dice rolling!

And since May the Fourth just passed the chances are high we may see a game or two of Age of Rebellion!

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Nerd Night Benefit!
Apr
30
2:00 PM14:00

Nerd Night Benefit!

Wanna Play Cafe is proud to host the first ever Nerd Night right here in the Mohawk Valley!

Nerd Night is a benefit fundraiser created by Melissa Bartlett and the Mohawk Valley Community College Strategic Gaming Club, that is designed to raise funds for local causes.

As part of our International Tabletop Day (weekend) celebration, we have decided that all game fees collected on Sunday will be donated to the Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees.

You can find additional information here: https://www.facebook.com/events/158335018026152/

We appreciate your support!

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International Tabletop Day!
Apr
29
11:00 AM11:00

International Tabletop Day!

It's time for the main event! The biggest board game day of the year, International Tabletop Day!

In celebration of this wonderful holiday, Wanna Play Cafe is waiving game fees all day on Saturday; if there's a game you've been itching to try out, this is the day to do it.

Not only that, we'll also have a special menu available just for this event! We'll be bringing back all of our favorite specials, as well as some brand new items!

But wait, there's more!

Not only will we have our normal available library consisting of over 200 games to choose from, Sean & Tyler will be bringing in some of their own personal copies of their favorite games. That means there will be even more games to choose from! Have a game you want to play or share? Bring it in as well!

See you all on Saturday!

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Another Werewolf Night!
Apr
28
7:00 PM19:00

Another Werewolf Night!

We couldn't think of a better way to kick off our International Tabletop Day (weekend) celebration than by hosting another Werewolf Night!

For those who aren't familiar: Werewolf is one of the most popular social deduction/murder mystery games ever made. It is super easy to learn and play; it can be taught in a matter of minutes! Think "Heads Up 7 Up", only with more murder!

If you're not in the Werewolf mood... still come in! We'll have plenty of other social deduction games ready to play as well!

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Rpg Day!
Mar
26
11:00 AM11:00

Rpg Day!

Are you a lonely adventurer looking for a group to join? Or maybe a world builder looking for your protagonists? Perhaps just a newcomer looking to get your feet wet?

Either way, come join us for Wanna Play Cafe's third RPG event! This is a meetup style event where aspiring GM's and players alike can meetup, get to know one another, and get those dice rolling! 

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Pitch Night!
Mar
24
5:00 PM17:00

Pitch Night!

Ever played the card game Pitch? Or want to learn? 

Then come on down to the cafe Friday March 24th for our 2nd pitch night.

Bring your friends or even your foes, to see who is the best bidder of them all! 

 

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Werewolf Night!
Mar
17
5:00 PM17:00

Werewolf Night!

Come on in and play the game that started the social deduction craze!

We will be hosting our first event dedicated to the game werewolf, were we will be having friends, foes, and even total strangers discuss on who is the hidden werewolf of the group.

Don't know how to play werewolf? Well, don't worry because we will be glad to help you!

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Family day!
Mar
11
12:00 PM12:00

Family day!

It's the St. Paddy day parade this Saturday, and we would like to invite all families after the parade for some fun games and delicious food. This Saturday, March 11th it will be family day here at the cafe! Kids play free all day with a parent. So come on down and have some fun at Wanna Play cafe. We promise you wont regret it. 

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