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Springfield Museums Launch Lively New Culture & Cocktails Series

General Museum News

September 24, 2012

The Springfield Museums will begin its third season of Culture & Cocktails events with Oktoberfest: The Art of the Brew on Thursday, October 4 from 5-8 pm at the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History. The evening is sponsored by FieldEddy Insurance.

Admission is free for members of the Springfield Museums and $10 for nonmembers. The price of admission includes beer-tasting provided by local breweries, hors d’oeuvres provided by The Student Prince restaurant, and live music by The Kings.

There will also be a homebrew competition, informal lecture by Valley Malt on the process of growing and malting grain, and a cash bar for wine and other drinks.

The event is for people ages 21 and up. Both museum members and nonmembers are encouraged to make advance reservations through springfieldmuseums.org or by phone at 413.263.6800, ext. 266.  

Beer tastings are compliments of Amherst Brewing Company, Berkshire Brewing Company, Brewmaster Jack, Brooklyn Brewery, Green River Ambrosia, Opa Opa Brewery, Paper City Brewery, Peak Organic Brewing Company, and The People’s Pint.

Free, secure onsite parking is available. For additional information about Culture & Cocktails, call 413.263.6800, ext. 379.

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