Craft beer, cocktails, creatures from special exhibit, live music at 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. Attendees are asked to maintain at least 6 feet of distance between their group and other household groups. Tables will be spaced accordingly. Hand sanitizer will be placed in various places around the event area.

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 https://www.rbhayes.org/events/2020/08/29/events/craft-beers-cocktails-and-creatures/ and at the museum front desk.  

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.

Hayes Presidential is America’s first presidential library and the forerunner of the federal presidential library system. It is partially funded by the state of Ohio and affiliated with the Ohio History Connection. The Hayes Presidential Library & Museums is located at Spiegel Grove at the corner of Hayes and Buckland avenues.

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