Autos and Ales November 9th at the AACA Museum from 6-10 PM
Hershey, PA (October 18, 2012) With the fall festivities upon us you can make your way inside the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum in Hershey for the 2012 Autos and Ales event on November 9 from 6 pm to 10 pm. Among over 60 vintage vehicles and live entertainment the area’s best breweries are gathering together to serve samples of beer from the Appalachian Brewing Company, Erie Brewing Company, Blue Canoe Brewery, Lancaster Brewing Company, Oskar Blues, Evil Genius, The Raven Brewery, Samuel Adams, Troegs, South County, Angry Orchard Hard Cider, House of Shandy, Yuengling, Miller and Snitz Creek Brewery. Additional breweries may be added as we near the date of the event.
With your FREE souvenir tasting glass provided by Mr. Beer visitors will take a journey through time which begins at Battery Park, New York in the 1900’s and takes you across country to San Francisco in the 1970’s. Throughout the journey you can enjoy the art deco era of the 1930’s in Miami, a 1940’s gas station and a 1950’s drive-in movie theatre. Also on display will be antique cars, trucks, motorcycles and memorabilia along with beer themed novelties and a rare beer stein collection with some dating back as early as the 1700’s.
With a fiddle, guitar and singing Fire in the Glen will be brewing up exciting Celtic music and from modern to classic rock and funk The Luv Gods’ music will have you dancing all night. Food vendors from Top That, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Philly Pretzel Factory and more will be serving delicious fall foods to accompany your beer that will satisfy all of your five senses. The Cigar Lady will be selling a variety of cigars in our new smoking tent.
Beer isn’t just to drink at the AACA Museum: a beer brewing demonstration and a cooking with beer demonstration with CBS 21 Chief Meteorologist Tom Russell will also be on tap. Tom Russell has been with CBS 21 since 2002 and has covered stories across the country including the Campbelltown tornado in 2004. He has also won many awards for his work including an Emmy® and numerous AP Awards. He is known for his involvement in the community as he serves on the Board of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, works with CBS 21 helping the MDA, March of Dimes and other groups.
Before the night is over a 50/50 cash raffle that benefits the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation will be rewarded, along with other door prize raffles including a Molson Beer Adirondack chair.
Guests of this event must be 21 years of age or older. Photo ID will be required for admission. Designated Driver admission will be available the evening of the event for $15. Tickets for the event can be purchased at www.AutosAndAles.com at a cost of $40 per ticket in advance and $45 at the door. For additional information or questions, contact Mike Patterson at 717-566-7100 ext. 105.
About the AACA Museum:
The Antique Automobile Club of America Museum, a member of the Smithsonian Institution Affiliations Program, displays beautifully restored automobiles, buses and motorcycles in unique life-like scenes representing the 1900’s – 1970’s in a cross-country journey from New York to San Francisco. This Museum, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, is one of the nation’s newest and largest automotive museums. Special exhibits change several times a year and focus on a variety of eras and types of vehicles. The Museum is located just off Route 39, one mile west of Hersheypark Drive in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Regular admission $10, seniors age 61 and older $9, juniors age 4-12 $7, children age 3 and under are FREE. The Museum is open daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. For further information, please call 717-566-7100 or visit www.AACAMuseum.org.