Bottles & Brews IX at Taber Museum slated for mid-August

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society will be holding Bottles & Brews IX on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. The event has quickly become a tradition within Lycoming County and serves as a fundraiser for the museum. Attendees will be able to taste a number of craft beers and wines from the area as well as sampling the products of several regional and national brew masters and vintners. Tickets are $40 per member and $45 per non-member and are in limited supply. If an attendee would like to purchase a Golden Ticket for $60, they will be admitted at 6:30 (ahead of the crowd).The tickets may be obtained from the museum during operational hours, through PayPal from the Taber website www.tabermuseum.org, as well as from the members of the Board of Governors.

Expecting to participate in the event will be a number of brewing companies including New Trail, Founders, Sly Fox, Straub, Blakes, Funk, Logyard, North Country, Boston Beer, Miller, Oskar Blues, Middle Coast, DesChutes and Yuengling, arranged through the cooperative efforts of major partner Mid-State Beverage Company. Professional craft brewers and vintners will include Bald Birds, Bullfrog Brewery, Boom City, Therapy Brewing, Riepstine’s Pub and Three Beards. A number of amateur craft beer brewers of the Billtown Brewers Guild will bring sample brew. Vintners ECM Cellars, Woody Lodge, Nomad Distilling, and Fife and Drum Winery are participating as well as the museum’s neighbor, the Backhouse Café Coffee and Tea. In addition, Alabaster Coffee Roaster & Tea and Rise & Shine Nutrition will also provide coffee, tea and smoothies. A portion of the foods for the evening will be supplied by area restaurants and caterers. The entire museum will be open for touring that evening. Buckets of Cheer featuring beautifully-crafted handmade wooden buckets will be raffled off during the evening.

The inaugural year 2013 witnessed over 250 people to the event, and the event has grown each year since.

The Taber Museum is located at 858 W. Fourth St., Williamsport. Parking is available behind the building or on the street. For further information about our programming, please visit our website at www.tabermuseum.org or telephone us at 570-326-3326.


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