Sponsorship For Beer Tasting and Meteor Shower


Sponsorship For Beer Tasting and Meteor Shower


All Sponsorships support this program and all programs provided to our community at Hitchcock Academy.  Your support is greatly appreciated. 

Program Description


Set your eyes to the sky to view this summer’s spectacular meteor shower, constellations and planets!  Kick back on the grass of Hyland Orchard, sip on craft beer samplings from Rapscallion Brewery and take in the Perseid meteor shower! Peek through a telescope and enjoy the guidance of amateur astronomers in viewing a myriad of deep space objects, planets and constellations. All ages are welcome! Non-alcoholic homemade root beer, juice & soft drinks are also available. Snacks and chips are also included. 

When: Wednesday, August 16th, , 8-10 PM, (overcast date Thurs, Aug 17), In case of overcast skies on both nights,  an astronomy slideshow about the solar system will be held in the Hyland pavilion on Aug 17th.

Where: Rapscallion Brewery/Hyland Orchards 195 Arnold Road, Sturbridge, MA


What to bring: Only red flashlights are allowed to protect your night vision for best viewing from the orchard field. Red cellophane will be available.  Bring bug spray and a blanket or chair to enjoy the magic of the night sky!

Fee: $15 Ages 21+ in advance ($20 at the door); $5 under 21

Thank you to our sponsors:

Rapscallion Brewery

Hyland Orchard

Astronomers Geoff & Kim McLean from the Thames Amateur Astronomical Society


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