This Week in Beer: March 2-8, 2009

Thursday, March 5th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Cock & Bull: Pint Night Thursdays
Featured beer: Kostritzer Schwarzbier

Thursday, March 5th at 6:00pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Friday, March 6th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence
We’ll let you know what the featured brewery is as soon as we hear!

Saturday, March 7th from 5:00-8:00pm – Ludlow Wines: Beer Tasting


Friday, March 6th

4:00pm – Bockfest Hall (1150 Main St – formerly Jefferson Hall) opens.

6:00pm – Bockfest parade starts at Arnold’s Bar & Grill (210 East Eighth St) and heads north up Main Street. It will end at Bockfest Hall with the Blessing of the Beer.

7:00-9:00pm – Bockfest Hall: Live music by The Bier Band
9:00pm-12:00 midnight – Bockfest Hall: Live Music by Jake Speed and the Freddies

Saturday, March 7th

12:00noon-6:00pm – Bockfest Hall: Bloatarian Brewing League Bockfest Competion, Steins and Breweriana Exhibits, Don Heinrich Tolzmann book signing, and other German cultural events.

7:00-9:00pm – Bockfest Hall: Sausage Queen Finals

9:00-10:30pm – Bockfest Hall: Live music by Star Devils
11:00pm-12:30am – Bockfest Hall: Live music by Straw Boss

Sunday, March 8th

11:00am – Bockfest Hall: German Mass at Old St. Mary’s, to be followed by a German Reception

12:00noon-7:00pm – Bockfest Hall: Steins and Breweriana Exhibits, Don Heinrich Tolzmann book signing and discussion on German American Culture in OTR, other German and cultural events.

1:00pm – Bockfest Hall: Germania Jagdhorn
1:30pm – Bockfest Hall: Band
2:30pm – Bockfest Hall: Enzian Tanz Gruppe
3:00pm – Bockfest Hall: Band
3:30pm – Bockfest Hall: Donauschwaben Schuhplattler