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Thread City Hop Fest Pours Festival Tastes

By July 2, 2023Connecticut, Top News

The Thread City Hop Fest, a food and craft beer tasting event, took place at Jillson Square Park in Willimantic on May 21. Attendees enjoyed samples from more than 70 breweries, cideries and distilleries from throughout New England while the Hartford Hot Several Brass Band and Wild Rice Entertainment provided the musical backdrop. Organized by Willimantic Brewing Company on behalf of Willimantic Renaissance, Inc., proceeds benefited local charities, including The Windham Region No Freeze Project; Horizons, Inc.; Click; Covenant Soup Kitchen; Willimantic Renaissance, Inc.; Holy Family Home and Shelter; First Baptist Church; Grow Windham; CT Eastern Railroad Museum; Windham Textile and History Museum; Windham Area Interfaith Ministry; CATS Northeast; and the CT Brewers Guild.


Photos by Michael Leung.



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