Sunday, January 25, 2015

an amazing post-holiday party

I just got back from the Lab126 post-holiday celebration at Levi's Stadium. It was one of our best parties ever!

The new home of the San Francisco 49ers was impressive. The staff allowed us to hang out on the field, although we had to sign some silly waiver first. People could also take the elevator to the top of the stadium for an even better view. This was no doubt an extraordinary experience.

As for the party itself, the company rented out the entire Bourbon Pub. There was no shortage of refreshments, all of which looked delicious. I'd have tried more of them if I wasn't so full. Note to self: don't eat dinner right before the next Lab126 post-holiday event. While the selection of desserts was smaller this time, that didn't make the party any less fun.

At the center of the pub was a dance floor. Speaking of which, the DJs were much more awesome than the one from JW Catering: not only did these guys put on music for the entire four hours, they were also cool enough to take requests. In comparison, the previous DJ didn't play any of the requested music and was actually a bit arrogant.

One thing I've noticed is that our generation doesn't slow dance much anymore. Case in point, the DJs played "Take Me Away" by Keyshia Cole before ending the night - which only about 20% of the couples actually slow danced to even though the song is considered a slow one. It seems people just aren't as romantic as they used to be. *shrugs*

The event was quite successful as I saw lots of familiar faces. Among them were our family friend Jennifer and her husband Spencer, the latter of whom now works at Lab126 as a materials engineer. Their son Robert and I attended the same job training program several years ago, hence my acquaintance with the couple. It's a small world indeed.

This was overall an amazing evening. The only downside is that the security checks were kind of annoying, but that's probably necessary for a large public venue like Levi's Stadium. I'm looking forward to next year's event for sure. In the meantime, you can see my pictures from this one here.

Currently listening to: "Don't You Worry Child" by Swedish House Mafia

1 comment:

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