Thursday, September 22, 2011

2nd Annual Weko Beach Brewers Festival


Are you ready to TOAST THE COAST?  It’s no secret that Michigan is home to great breweries and picturesque beaches.  Combining the best of both worlds, the Bridgman Area Economic Growth Alliance invites you to a relaxing fall day on a pristine beach to savor award-winning Michigan craft beers that are as spectacular as its harvest sunsets.  Live music will enhance the scene as you raise your beer mug and ‘toast the coast’ on Saturday, October 1st from 3 pm to 9 pm, under a Big-Top Tent overlooking beautiful Weko Beach in Bridgman, just over an hour outside outside Chicago!   

The Weko Beach Brewers Festival is a showcase event to sample (tastes or by the mug) over 30 wonderful locally-produced craft beers from Southwest Michigan.  Wrap this into a day filled with sun and sand, tasty cuisine from local restaurants, live music, a dazzling sunset and you have one fantastic fall festival! 


BREWERIES
Michigan’s craft brewery scene is booming!  Contrary to the state’s high unemployment rate, breweries, microbreweries and brew pubs from Southwest Michigan to Detroit to Bellaire and Bay City are adding jobs, increasing production and investing in expansions and renovations totaling more than $70 million (according to the Michigan Brewers Guild).  Many breweries are returning, and some new, for this year’s Brewer’s Fest, including: Arbor, Arcadia, Atwater, Bells, Founders, Greenbush, The Livery, New Holland, North Peak, Odd Side, Old Hat, Round Barn and Shorts. 

MUSIC
The all-day music at Brewer’s Fest is a crowd-pleaser for sure.  This year’s bands include: Mr. Blotto (7 pm), Top Secret Band (4:45 pm) and Alligator Blackbird (3 pm). 

ADMISSION
Admission to the festival is $20 in advance or $25 at the door and includes a souvenir beer mug.  Advance tickets are available at www.ticketweb.com. *Ages 13-20 get in for $10 (no drink tickets included) while kids ages 12 and under are FREE.

PARKING / DIRECTIONS
Parking and shuttle buses will be available at designated nearby lots in Bridgman.  No coolers allowed.  Rain or shine event. 

**Weko Beach is located at Exit 16 off I-94, then north on Red Arrow Highway.  Look for parking signage along Red Arrow in Bridgman.  The event is only a short hour and 30 minute drive from Chicago or Grand Rapids, just an hour from South Bend or Kalamazoo and three hours from Detroit or Indianapolis.  Southwest Michigan is the perfect ‘day trip’ destination from many Midwest cities or extend your stay, make a family vacation out of it and check out at the many vacation rentals, hotels, inns and bed and breakfasts in the area.

CONTACT INFO
For information on participating breweries, check the websitewekobeachbrewersfest.com or call 269.925.6301 or email inquiries tojody@trafficpr.net.
Images taken from the Weko Beach Brewers Festival Facebook page.

2 comments:

Tào Nam said...

Khoảng bao nhiêu tuổi thì cần bổ sung collagen vậy nhỉ, điều này không giới hạn tuổi nhưng 25 tuổi thì có thể dùng tốt nhất. Vậy bổ sung collagen cho da bằng cách nào để dó một làn da trắng khỏe đẹp, vậy ta nên bổ sung collagen cho da bằng thực phẩm là điều đúng nhất, thế các loại thực phẩm bổ sung collagen là những thực phẩm nảo, ngoài sử dụng thực phẩm bổ sung collagen ta có nên uống thuốc bổ sung collagen không những thực phẩm bổ sung collagen cho da là những loại thực phẩm nào, có dễ kiếm không, ngoài thực phẩm ra chúng ta có thể ăn gì để bổ sung collagen cho da mặt vậy.

Fangyaya said...

michael kors outlet
louis vuitton handbags
michael kors outlet online
coach outlet online
ugg boots outlet
ugg boots sale
ralph lauren polo
replica rolex watches
ugg boots
ray ban sunglasses outlet
coach factory outlet
louis vuitton handbags
ugg outlet
coach outlet
air jordan 11
michael kors outlet
coach outlet store online clearances
cheap oakley sunglasses
michael kors outlet online
ugg outlet
ralph lauren
adidas outlet
vans shoes
cheap ray ban sunglasses
coach factory outlet online
coach outlet store online clearances
louis vuitton outlet online
kate spade outlet
uggs outlet
chenyingying2016912

Post a Comment

This website and its content is copyright of Seth and Laura Porter - Michigan Beer Blog - © Michigan Beer Blog 2010. All rights reserved.

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:
1. You may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only.

2. You may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material.

You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

 
Powered by Blogger