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Hawthornes Beer Cafe Presents 2nd Annual Great Cider and Beer Festival

Hawthornes Beer Cafe Presents 2nd Annual Great Cider and Beer Festival

Hawthornes Beer Cafe Presents 2nd Annual Great Cider and Beer Festival

Hawthornes Beer Cafe (738 S. 11th) celebrates the return of fall with the 2nd Annual Great Cider and Beer Festival on Saturday, November 4, 201, from Noon to 8:00pm. With the crisp, cool air moving in, Hawthornes will close down 11th Street from Fitzwater to Catherine, and showcase over 50+ seasonal beers, new and favorite ciders, barrel-aged rarities and wine selections pouring for only five dollars each. New for 2017, look for a full line-up of Philadelphia’s top food trucks to serve warm comfort food for one of the final outdoor festivals of the fall season. On top of food and drink, enjoy live music, entertainment , vendors, shopping and free family fun! The event is free and open to the public, and rain or shine. Food and drink is pay-as-you-go, cash only. The event is family and pet friendly. For more information, call (215) 627-3012 or visit Hawthornes Beer Cafe on Facebook.

“Join us for Hawthornes’ 2nd Annual Great Harvest Cider and Beer Festival,” said owner Chris Fetfatzes. “With the crisp, cool air just around the corner it’s time to celebrate with a block party. Enjoy our constantly evolving selection of beers, ciders and wines – and come out and find yourself a new seasonal favorite. We also have a great line-up of fall comfort food favorites from our favorite food truck partners. Come on down to South Philly for one final outdoor block party before the weather changes!”

Hawthornes will be pouring over 50 selections of returning seasonal favorites and new to the market ciders, beers and wines, including this early list of selections:

Evo Jaques Au Lantern
Golden Road Wolf Pup IPA
Wyndridge Cranberry Cider
Lancaster Pumpkin
Down East Original Blend Cider
Conshohocken Type A IPA
Down East Pumpkin Blend Cider
Ithaca Apricot Wheat
Ithaca Country Pumpkin
Goose Island Fest Bier
Victory Homegrown Lager
Southern Tier Pumking
Southern Tier Harvest
Southern Tier Salted Caramel
Avery Chai High
Terrapin WnB Coffee Oatmeal Stout
Austin EastCiders Dry Hopped Cider
Two IPA’s from Sole Artisan Ales (TBD)
Bells Two Hearted
Uinta Pumpkin
Cider Boys Peach County Cider
Blue Point Pumpkin Ale
Ace Pumpkin Cider
Avery White Rascal
Peak Crush IPA
Dogfish Punkin’
Evil Genius Trick or Treat Chocolate Pumpkin
Forgotten Boardwalk Funnel Cake
Woodchuck Fall Harvest
Peak Ginger Saison
Shipyard Pumpkinhead
1911 Raspberry Cider
Weyerbacher Sexy Motherpucker
Ballast Point Pumpkin Down
Harpoon Cider
Stone Wussie Pils
Jacks Pear Cider
Ballast Point Sculpin
Harpoon Flannel Friday’s
Abita Pecan Harvest
Lagunitas 12th of Never

As a new addition for this year, look for everything from meatballs, tater tots, sweets, roast beef, BBQ and tacos from the area’s top food trucks, including the below line-up:

Creme Brolee
EL Tlaloc
Mama’s Meatballs
Milk & Sugar
Nick’s Roast Beef
Sum Pig
Surf & Turf
The Tot Cart
Waffles & Wedges

Live music and entertainment includes The John McNutt Trio (Noon to 3:00pm) with their classic, no-frills, straight forward rock and roll. DJ Christophonic (3:00pm to 4:30pm) will also be back spinning all the favorites and mash ups from every genre, every era, and every planet. Hawthornes also introduces Philadelphia’s own Mass Folk Commons (4:30pm to 7:30pm) will close out this year’s festival. Their high-energy brand includes folk, punk, bluegrass and Celtic rock.

For the kids, enjoy family fun in the Kids’ Zone – perfect for young families who want to make it a day in South Philly. Activities will include inflatable slides, face painting, giant bubble wand, other bubble fun, chalk fun, bean bag toss, and more. For kids and adults, Hawthornes will debut a giant Velcro wall for the event.

Guests will be required to show valid I.D. upon FREE entry at 11th and Fitzwater and receive a wristband. The beer sales are handled exclusively at the entrance (at 11th & Fitz) where the guest will purchase any amount of drink tickets for $5 per ticket, no minimum, no limit. Then the guests are free to redeem each ticket at any beer station to receive the beer of their choice.

The event is open to all ages, 21 and older to drink. Dogs welcome too! Rain or shine. Admission is free. All drinks and food are pay-as-you-go. Cash only.

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