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Oct. 23, 2021: Change in the Air Festival

By September 30, 2021Connecticut, Top News, Upcoming Events

WHAT: The CT Brewers Guild will host the first Change in the Air Festival, featuring beer from 22 local craft breweries with a focus on black- and brown-owned producers at Bear’s Smokehouse & BBQ in New Haven on Oct. 23. Daym Drops, star of Netflix’s “Fresh, Fried & Crispy” will be the event emcee, with live performances by Timmy Maia and the Paul Byrant Hudson Band and DJ Dooley-O. Food will be available for purchase from Bear’s Smokehouse BBQ and from Jazzy’s Soul Kitchen, Madeline’s Empanaderia, Je T’aime Cupcakes and @EatWithChrissy.

The event will benefit the CT Brewers Guild African American Brewing Scholarship, which funds scholarships for black and brown students in Sacred Heart University’s Brewing Science Certificate Program. Through the program, which matches students with on the job training at local breweries, four scholarships were awarded in 2021, made possible through funding by New England Brewing Co., Athletic Brewing Company, Great Falls Brewing, Two Roads Brewing Co., Rhythm Brewing and the CT Brewers Guild.

WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

WHERE: Bear’s Smokehouse Barbecue
470 James Street
New Haven, CT 06513

See more information and purchase tickets here.

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