New craft beer breweries join lineup for fifth annual History on Tap June 3


    Duane Brodt
    Director of Public Relations
    Conner Prairie
    (800) 966-1836

    FISHERS, Ind. (Monday, May 9, 2016/Conner Prairie) – Craft beer fans can enjoy tastings from more than 20 local brewers, plus food, entertainment and more at the fifth annual History on Tap June 3.

    Tickets are available for adults ages 21 and older for the 6:30-10 p.m. event presented by the Conner Prairie Horizon Council, the museum’s young professionals group. Proof of age is required at the event.

    Tickets start at $40 for general admission, with Premium and VIP options available. Designated driver tickets are $15. Tickets can be purchased online: http://bit.ly/1RLIXJH.

    History on Tap will feature tastings from three new brewers this year, including Deer Creek Brewery, Heady Hollow Brewing and Metazoa Brewing.

    Many popular brewers are returning this year, including Bier Brewery, Books and Brews, Broad Ripple Brewpub, Brugge Brasserie and Outliers Brewing, Flat 12 Bierwerks, Fountain Square Brewery, Grand Junction Brewing, Hoosier Brewing, McClure’s Orchard, Planetary Brewing, Redemption Alewerks, Scarlet Lane Brewing, Sun King Brewery, Taxman Brewing, Thr3e Wise Men Brewing, Triton Brewing, TwoDEEP Brewing, Upland Brewing and Wooden Bear Brewing.

    >> More about History on Tap: http://bit.ly/1RLIXJH
    >> Photos from last year’s event: http://bit.ly/20aTO61

    A dinner buffet will be offered for $10. Throughout the evening, guests will be able to talk one-on-one with brewers, take evening flights on the museum’s 1859 Balloon Voyage, visit 1836 Prairietown and interact with its 19th-century characters, and taste a historical beer brewed on-site.

    “Five years ago, our goal was to have 300 attendees,” said Clint Hangebrauck, president of the Horizon Council. “More than 1,200 guests are expected this year. We are thankful to have such a strong following from attendees, brewers and the Conner Prairie community.”

    Spanning 800 wooded acres in central Indiana, Conner Prairie welcomes nearly 390,000 visitors of all ages annually. As Indiana’s first Smithsonian Institute affiliate, Conner Prairie offers various outdoor, historically themed destinations and indoor experiential learning spaces that combine history and art with science, technology, engineering and math to offer an authentic look into history that shapes society today.


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    Conner Prairie's mission is to inspire curiosity and foster learning about Indiana by providing engaging, individualized and unique experiences. Created by Eli Lilly in 1934, Conner Prairie combines history with science, technology, engineering and math and encourages visitors to explore Indiana’s natural and cultural heritage through hands-on, immersive and interactive experiences. Inspiring visitors of all ages to discover more about the events, discoveries and forces that shaped the American Midwest, Conner Prairie offers various historically themed, indoor and outdoor experience areas throughout its 800 acres of wooded property in Fishers, Ind. Indiana’s first Smithsonian Institute Affiliate and accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, Conner Prairie is a 501(c)3, non-profit organization that relies on grants and philanthropic donations from corporations and individuals for sustainability and growth. Visit connerprairie.org or call (800) 966-1836 for admission dates, hours, ticket prices and opportunities to donate and volunteer. Conner Prairie is on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube.