Time: August 12, 2020 at 6pm to August 13, 2020 at 10pm
Location: Brimfield Winery
Street: 35 Main Street (Route 20)
Website or Map: http://www.hitchcockacademy.o…
Event Type: star, gazing, beer, wine, tasting
Organized By: Hitchcock Free Academy
Latest Activity: Jul 30, 2020
Sip & Stars
A benefit for Hitchcock Free Academy at
Brimfield Winery - 35 Main Street - Brimfield
Choose A Night - Wednesday, August 12 OR Thursday, August 13 6 - 10 pm
Sip and Stars! The Brimfield Winery has a big field, short lines, food, music, and a large parking area! The Perseids Meteor Shower will be at its peak! Rapscallion Brewery and Brimfield Winery will be pouring, and James Paul 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, 3 tastings and one full pour of beer or wine. Mix & match for your favorites. Kids get a root beer.
Music: Before the sun sets, enjoy the musical entertainment of James Paul starting at 6 pm.
What to bring: A mask, 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),
Food: for sale by B.T.’s Smokehouse or bring a picnic! No outside beverages please.
Tickets: $20 in advance for 21+ and $5 under 21. Adult tickets purchased after August 8: $25
IMPORTANT INFO: Due to Covid-19 restrictions, tickets will be limited so we added a second night. There is no rain date. In the case of overcast skies or rain, an astronomy talk will be held in the pavilion and we added live music. There is no guarantee of ticket availability at the door. Mask required for entry. Please social distance.
Visit this link to purchase tickets: www.hitchcockacademy.org/sip-stars