Sip & Stars is tonight Thursday August 9, 6-10 PM the weather forecast looks great.   Purchase tickets here .      Presented with generous support by  Country Bank  and  BT's Smokehouse .

Sip & Stars is tonight Thursday August 9, 6-10 PM the weather forecast looks great.  Purchase tickets here.  

Presented with generous support by Country Bank and BT's Smokehouse.

Sip & Stars

Thursday, August 9th, 2018 6-10 pm

4th annual Beer & Wine Tasting and Stargazing Event

presented with generous support by Country Bank and

BT’s Smokehouse


Brimfield Winery

35 Main Street (Rt. 20), Brimfield, MA 01010

Beer Tasting by Rapscallion Brewery

Wine Tasting by Brimfield Winery

Food available for purchase from Landmark Caterers or bring a picnic to enjoy!


New this year:

New location! Earlier access! Food on site!

Enjoy more space, more parking and less light pollution, along with food for sale by Landmark Catering - Veggie & Hamburgers, Sausage, Chicken Fingers, Fries, Fresh squeezed lemonade and more....

and a hot dog cart!


Choose your own stargazing style:


Country Bank Family Area

Hot Dog Cart

Games and Activities for Kids 6pm till dusk


Guided Viewing Area

Thames Amateur Astronomical Society offers sky viewing through telescopes and shares observations of the night sky throughout the evening over a loudspeaker.


Independent Viewing

Tuck away under the stars with your pals or your date and enjoy just the sound of crickets and whispers as you sip and stargaze.



50/50 Raffle

Win a telescope or other fun prizes!


Ticket Information:

$20 advance (prior to August 1st)

$25 (on or after August 1st)

$5 for kids

Advance tickets are highly encouraged as tickets may not be available at the door.


Your ticket includes three samples and one full pour.

Choose wine, beer, Rapscallion non-alcoholic root beer, or a mixture of all three!

Rain date: August 9. An astronomy talk will be held in the pavilion in case of overcast skies or rain on the 9th


Be sure to bring:

Chairs and/or blankets to sit on

Bug spray

A picnic if you wish (food available for purchase on site)


(red is best, but red cellophane will be available to protect everyone's night vision)


Thank you to our generous sponsors who made this event possible


Venue and Wine Samples donated by Brimfield Winery

Beer donated by Rapscallion Brewery


An enormous thank you to our presenting sponsors:

BT’s Smokehouse and Country Bank


Additional sponsors include:

Ross Solar Group

Southbridge Credit Union

Sturbridge Host Hotel

Village Green Campground

McCurdy Insurance

Michael Wales Painting



Allstar Incentive Marketing


Sip & Stars is Hitchcock’s largest annual fundraiser. Proceeds are essential to balancing the budget that allows us to operate, offering enriching and often free programming and affordable space for local residents.


Thank you for being a part of this annual community celebration!



Join us to thank our Partners and Sponsors: