Craft Beers, Cocktails & Crusaders

Category: Events

Date & Time: Saturday, August 31, 2019. 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Event Description

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Tickets sales will be open online until 11:59 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30. After that, tickets will be available at the front desk of the museum all day and during the event.

Sample craft beer from regional brewers and cocktails made from historic recipes during this living history event on the Spiegel Grove grounds.

Craft beers, Cocktails & Crusaders coincides with the special exhibit “Demon Rum & Cold Water: The Two Sides of Temperance,” and the event will include access to see the exhibit.

While participants are enjoying their beer and cocktail samples, costumed living history presenters portraying temperance advocates in the late 1800s will interact with them and encourage them to give up the drink.

The Cottonwood Jam String Band will perform on the verandah of the Hayes Home.

Food trucks will be on-site during the event, as well. Food truck fare is not included in the ticket price.

Admission is $20 for Hayes Presidential members and $25 for non-members. It includes 10 tickets to sample 4-ounce pours of craft beer and a flight of sample historic cocktails. A $10 designated driver ticket that does not include any samples also is available and includes pop and water. MEMBERS: YOU MUST LOG IN TO YOUR ONLINE ACCOUNT TO SEE AND PURCHASE THE MEMBER TICKETS. Must be 21 and older to attend.

You can also buy advance tickets at the museum front desk. 

Tickets will be sold at the museum front desk the day of the event subject to availability.

Participating breweries are Twin Oast Brewing of Catawba Island, Wild Side Brewing Company of Grand Rapids, Findlay Brewing Company, Black Frog Brewing Company of Toledo and Earnest Brew Works of Toledo.

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