Upon arrival, women attendees get padlocks and men get keys.
Each time their hardware matches, its turned in for a new set of hardware and each person gets another raffle ticket for great prizes donated by local businessesor maybe even a date?
Women will receive padlocks when they arrive at Red Ox and men will get keys.
Attendees will attempt to match the locks and keys.
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.
I recently read a very interesting article in Time Magazine about the LDS (and Jewish) dating scene.
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.I know of several people who have asked another attendee out on a date who they met at one of my events, Reich says.Some attendees have married someone they met at a Lock and Key event in other regions, but not Detroit yet.After all, it was his event that began the start of their new life.Whether youre looking for love or just a good time with some great people, try a Lock and Key Event. With Lock and Key events, you can talk in person, read body language and can immediately tell if there is chemistry or not without having to email or chat back and forth a bunch of times, Reich says.Its better than sitting behind the computer to find your match. The Lock and Key format provides a great ice breaker for people to talk to each other.Sometimes people dont want to approach someone they are interested in at a club, but at Lock and Key, thats the whole point so there is no awkwardness.From the article: Contrary to popular belief, the majority of Mormon men do not go on missions, which typically entail a mix of community service and proselytizing.Mormon men are being asked to serve missions at precisely the time in their lives—late teens and early twenties—when sociologists say men are most susceptible to dropping out of organized religion. Santa Barbara Matchmakings Lisa Darsonval can help.The go-to local matchmaker hosts regular Lock and Key parties that offer a space for matching that is as straightforward as it is creative.