Ale’s well that ends well at the
Discovery Center’s 7th annual Shakesbeer event happening on Friday,
May 3, at 7 p.m. The event takes place at the
Discovery Center’s serene Murfree Spring natural area and features theatrical
performances by Murfreesboro Little Theatre, M-PROV and Inebriated Shakespeare,
along with a variety of local and regional craft brews to sample.
Tickets purchased in advance are $5 off and available at www.explorethedc.org/shakesbeer. Attendees must be 21 or older.
“We’re excited to welcome a wide
variety of craft brewers at this year’s festival, giving beer-lovers a chance
to sip and saunter as their enjoy Shakespearean performances,” said Veronica
Bosnak, the Center’s Chief Financial Officer and planner of the event.
Event participants include: Bow and
Fiddle, Cedar Glade Brews, Cousins Maine Lobster, Emerald Abbey, Green Dragon,
Humulus Project, Mayday Brewery, Mid State Brew Crew, Mid-State Brewsters, Mill
Creek Brewing, MomEric Brewing, Mos Alesley Brewing, MTSU Fermentation Science,
Murfreesboro Wine and Spirits, Overall Brewing and Blending, Red Silo Brewing,
Smackdab Brewing, Spread-Eagle Handcrafted Ales, Steel Barrel Brewing, Stones
River Total Beverages, Thompson & Sons, Vitruvian Artisan Ales, Wiseacre
Brewing, and Yazoo.
“Now in its 7th year,
our Shakesbeer festival is one of the highlights of the community calendar just
before summer kicks in. We sincerely appreciate all the support that we receive
for our programs and exhibits through this event – with special thanks to our
wonderful sponsors,” Bosnak said.
Tickets are $35 in advance and $40
at the door and include a commemorative tasting glass. Designated driver
tickets are $15.
Proceeds for the event benefit the
Discovery Center. If rain is forecast, the event will be held inside the
Event sponsored by Consolidated
Electrical Distributors, Franklin Synergy Bank, Inebriated Shakespeare,
Murfreesboro Little Theatre, M-PROV, and Southern Sky Event Lighting.
About the Discovery Center
The Discovery Center at Murfree
Spring is a hands-on, environmental, cultural and educational museum located in
the heart of Middle Tennessee. More than 120,000 children and families visit
annually, exploring exhibits and participating in programs that promote STEAM
(science, technology, engineering, arts & math) education. Adjacent to the
Center is the protected Murfree Spring wetlands, a natural habitat for a
variety of fish, amphibians and birds. Located at 502 S.E. Broad Street in
Murfreesboro, TN, the Center is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday
and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, visit www.explorethedc.org
or call (615) 890-2300.