Time: August 11, 2021 at 6pm to August 12, 2021 at 10pm
Location: Brimfield Winery
Street: 35 Main Street (Route 20)
Website or Map: https://www.hitchcockacademy.…
Event Type: star, gazing, beer, wine, tasting
Organized By: Hitchcock Free Academy
Latest Activity: Jul 26, 2021
7th Annual Sip & Stars
A benefit for Hitchcock Free Academy
With generous support from Country Bank and B.T.’s Smokehouse
Weds., August 11 & Thurs., August 12, 6 – 10 PM
At the Brimfield Winery - 35 Main Street (Route 20) - Brimfield
Sip and Stars! The Brimfield Winery has a big field, short lines, food, music, and a large parking area! The Perseid’s Meteor Shower will be at its peak! Rapscallion Brewery and Brimfield Winery will be pouring, and music will entertain us in the early hours before sunset.
Stars: Geoff and Kim McLean from Thames Astronomical Society will bring telescopes and with your cell phone you will be able to see in real time as if you were looking through their lens. They also bring plenty of knowledge to share!
Sip: Price includes admission, one full pour of beer or wine.
Music: Before the sun sets, starting at 6 pm. Wed: James Paul, Thurs: Kitchen Jam
What to bring: bug spray, blankets or chairs, flashlights (red is best, but we’ll have red cellophane to cover your flashlight or phone to protect night vision), games to play
Food: for sale by B.T.’s Smokehouse or bring a picnic! No outside beverages please.
Tickets: $25 for 21+ and $10 under 21
In the case of overcast skies or rain, an astronomy talk will be held in the pavilion, and we have live music.
GET TICKETS: No guarantee of ticket availability at the door.
Thank you to our generous sponsors: BT’s Smokehouse, Country Bank, Rapscallion and Brimfield Winery