Jack Daniel's Distillery sponsors a four-course dinner with each dish prepared and paired with a different Jack Daniel's whiskey product, at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 7; $75 includes a commemorative, 375 m. bottle of whiskey to take home. Meanwhile, guests on the plaza enjoy special cocktails at the whiskey bar and samples of Crown Royal Maple; free admission. On Saturday, Dec. 8, at 6 p.m., guests sample more than 50 whiskeys, scotches and bourbons at the Whiskey Grand Tasting; $45 for 12 different whiskeys. Outside, a free concert by Hank Topless, Tom Walbank and Whiskey Kiss starts at 8 p.m.. Also on Dec. 8, the hotel hosts three educational seminars: Scotch, Bourbon, and Whiskeys of the World; free. Call or visit hotelcongress.com
for reservations and more information.