Craft Beers, Cocktails and Creatures - SOLD OUT

Category: Events

Date & Time: Saturday, August 29, 2020. 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Event Description

This event is SOLD OUT. Thanks to all who bought tickets!


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Tickets sales will be open online until 11:59 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28. 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 specialty cocktails while enjoying live music and mythical creature stories on Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums.

Craft beers, Cocktails & Creatures is from 5 to 8 p.m. on the grounds of Spiegel Grove, the estate of President Rutherford and First Lady Lucy Hayes.

This event coincides with the special exhibit “Ohio: An Unnatural History,” and the event will include access to see the exhibit.

The Bridge County Bluegrass Band will perform on the verandah of the Hayes Home. Food trucks Tim’s and Delicious will be on-site during the event, as well. Food truck fare is not included in the ticket price.

Participating breweries are Findlay Brewing Company, Maumee Bay Brewing Company of Toledo, Twin Oast Brewing of Catawba Island and Aistear Brewing of Bowling Green.

Participants must be 21 or older to attend. Seating is limited, so attendees are asked to bring lawn chairs in the event that tables are full.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hayes Presidential has several safety protocols in place for this event:

  • Attendees must wear face coverings unless seated in the designated drinking area.
  • Attendees are asked to maintain at least 6 feet of distance between their group and other household groups. Tables will also be spaced accordingly.
  • Hand sanitizer will be placed in various places around the event area.
  • There will be one entrance into the event itself after visitors park on arrival. This entrance will be at the front of the museum.

Tickets purchased in advance are $25 for Hayes Presidential members and $30 for non-members. Admission includes 10 tickets to sample 4-ounce pours of craft beer and a flight of sample cocktails. A $10 designated driver ticket that does not include any samples also is available and includes pop and water.

Tickets purchased the day of the event are $30 for members and $35 for non-members. The designated driver ticket cost remains $10.

Tickets can be purchased online at now and at the museum front desk starting July 18.  

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

Craft Beers, Cocktails and Creatures is sponsored by Wright Leather Works.

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