The New Salem General Store will present the Hilltown Brewfest 2013 from Noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 in New Salem. The afternoon tasting – featuring more than 20 mostly regional brands (and approximately 100 styles) of beer, wine, and meade, along with food, a wine tent, raffles, and live music – will be held at Cooleyville Junction, 837 Daniel Shays Highway (Route 202) in New Salem.
The Hilltown Brewfest 2013 will include live musical performances by local favorite area groups:
The Boothill Express
Regional brewers and beverage distributors will pour samples (into attendees’ commemorative tasting glasses) of at least 30 beverage brands, with approximately 100 styles. (See List of Brews for details.) Our wine tent has expanded to include products from Horizon Beverage, Still River Winery, Charles River Winery and our own local winery, Quabiin Sky Vineyard. In addiion, there will be wines from the Save Me San Francisco Wine Company, a non-profit company founded by the music group Train which helps provide housing for families with sick children. There will be a wide variety of wines on hand for this year's sampling!
About the Host and Sponsors
New Salem General Store, founded in 1996 by Rick and Lori Oliver, is a classic, friendly country store featuring home-cooked breakfasts, a full-service deli serving Boarshead products, pizza on Thursday and Friday nights, and a diverse selection of beer, wines and spirits, including many regional beverage brands. Open seven days a week, the store offers a wide variety of grocery and convenience items as well as local produce, gifts and books, along with lotto tickets and an ATM. New Salem General Store is located on Route 202 in New Salem Center, at 410 Daniel Shays Highway; (978) 544-8177; www.newsalemgeneralstore.com.
Larry Eaton Builder, founded in 1981 by New Salem native Larry Eaton, is one of the area’s leaders in energy efficiency – all buildings built by his firm have employed cutting-edge insulation and weatherproofing techniques. In 1999 Larry and his wife Donna joined forces with the world’s only total wellness company Nikken, known locally as Larry & Donna Eaton Changing the World. Since then, they have helped thousands globally address persistent challenges to wellness. They address five areas of wellness: water, air, nutrition, sleep, and exercise. To learn more, contact the Eatons at (978) 544-2077, e-mail email@example.com, or visit www.nikken.com/larry.
About the Musical Performers
Boston Blackthorne - one of New England's premiere Celtic bands features traditional and modern day tunes sure to please. Check them out today at bostonblackthorne.com or check out their video on Youtube!
The Boothill Express - Local Boys playing great countrythat rocks!Claude"Boot"Leger- 12 string Guitar & Mandolin, Bruce Duguay- Lead Guitar, Gary Brun- Drums, Tom Ruckey-Bass Guitar, Wayne Ronn-Guitar-Lead Vocals