Hop on over to the Brooklyn Historical Society this Friday, October 21st between 5:00 and 9:00 pm for Oktoberfest! The program is part of the Society’s monthly “Free Fridays,” when the museum extends its hours and offers special programming with free admission. The event promises “an evening of beer appreciation with a home brewing workshop, beer tastings, a Beauty and the Beer film screening, and more!”
5:00pm-7:00pm Brooklyn Brewery hosts a special beer tasting
5:45pm-9:00pm BHS archivists showcase Brooklyn brewing history with highlights from the BHS collection. Enjoy special behind-the-scenes tours of the library throughout the evening!
6:00pm-8:00pm Brooklyn Brew shop showcases brewing techniques for the intrepid home brewer.
6:30pm-7:15pm Chris Heuberger gives a talk on the history of brewing in Bushwick.
7:30pm-8:45pm Screening of Beauty and the Beer, a documentary about the incredibly popular Miss Rheingold contest, a beauty contest for the Rheingold Brewery in Bushwick.
Remaining Fall Free Fridays are scheduled for November 11th and December 9th.