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Don’t Miss: Beer Tasting + Bonfire at Fruitlands Museum

Monday, October 28, 2013

 

Let your friends deal with a sugar buzz: on November 2, partake in a craft beer tasting and then a roaring bonfire party, all at Fruitlands Museum.

The end of October isn't just about Halloween and sugar blow-outs. Fruitlands Museum is throwing the perfect two-part late fall event to celebrate the end of the season--a beer tasting and a roaring season's end bonfire.

Beer tasting

Fruitlands launches a new event for 2013: its First Annual Craft Beer Tasting at Fruitlands Museum. Taste liquid libations made by local breweries including Down the Road, Cisco Brewers, British Beer Co. and others, while enjoying the sunset under the tent. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres will be provided by Fireside Catering and will include chips with salsa and homemade guacamole, cilantro-lime quesadillas, beef and brisket sliders, fried macaroni and cheese bites, shoe string french fries with aiolo, flatbread with assorted toppings. Tickets are $45 for Fruitlands Members and $50 for Non-Members. Designated drivers may attend for $10.

Bonfire

In Native American culture the fire ceremony symbolizes a transformation from the old to the new. With Artist in Residence Jodi Colella finishing her year, Fruitlands will celebrate by setting her final installation--an enormous wood and fiber sculpture--ablaze as the sun sets over the Nashua River Valley. Participants will have the opportunity to offer up their own messages, letting go of the old or welcoming the new with inscriptions on paper and twigs tucked into the sculpture. Lively beats of percussionists drumming will usher in the night as participants light the sculpture to send their messages towards the heavens. This is a great family event.

Beer Tasting on Saturday, November 2, 4-6pm. Space is limited and advance purchase is required. There are no physical tickets for the event, your party will check in at the door to get your wristband and souvenir tasting glass. For reservations/tickets, go here.

Bonfire on Saturday, November 2, 5:30-8:30pm. Free event. 

 

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