Sip, Sample & Support 2023

We are so happy to be hosting our Sip, Sample & Support Event again with the support of Ted’s Package Store of Charlton/Webster / Spencer.

Thursday, September 14, 2023

The Collection @ Wight Farm, 420 Main Street, Sturbridge  (Winthrop & Alpheus rooms & patio seating)

5:30pm – 8:00pm

Tickets are $50 each and should be purchased in advance.

PURCHASE TICKETS

If you already purchased ‘tickets’ we will have have your name on a list at the door – see you soon!

Proceeds from the event will support people with developmental disabilities in our community and our new program for young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

The Food: We will have appetizer stations set up around the room.  TBD

The Drinks: Distributors & Brands – TBD  THE FULL LIST

The Fun: Play a pickup game of cornhole or bucketball outside or enjoy the patio. Get your ‘passport’ stamped at our game stations to take a chance spinning our prize wheel.  Everyone wins!  More to be added.

Silent Auction & Raffle: We will have a silent auction with some great items to bid on as well as a raffle to win TBD  Raffle tickets are $10 each or (3) for $20

The Music: Live music by Dan Feeley

Wine & Beer Festival Next Week – Order Your Tickets Now!

Don’t forget to order your tickets for the upcoming 13th Annual Wine & Beer Festival.  Join us on Thursday, November 2nd at 5:30 pm at Old Sturbridge Village’s Oliver Wight Tavern to sip, sample and support!  We are grateful to be working with our generous sponsor, Ted’s Package Store of Charlton, once again this year.  Many thanks for their support over the years!

This year’s event will include beer tastings from local breweries Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers in Framingham, Down the Road Beer Company in Everett, Greater Good Imperial Brewing in Williamsburg, Wormtown Brewery in Worcester, and Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island in Westerly.  We are also glad to be welcoming back local vineyard Hardwick Winery.  Other featured beverages include Sazerac bourbon, Gallo sweet wines, Josh Cabernet Sauvignon, Old New England Egg Nog, Beso del Sol Sangria, Luc Belaire Rosé, The Prisoner Red Blend, and Saldo Zinfandel.

We are also excited to welcome 19 Crimes, who will be hosting a photo booth with your customized photo printed on a bottle of wine for the first 100 guests.  19 Crimes has been named the 2017 Wine Brand of the Year – click here to check out a video about their interesting history.

Guests will also enjoy snacks from Old Sturbridge Village – including the famous mashed potato bar – and games to win prizes.  This year’s raffle will be an awesome wagon fully equipped to stock your home bar, complete with beer, wine, liquor and mixers.  We hope you can join us!  Click here to buy your tickets in advance.

Many thanks to the distributors attending our event – Martignetti Company, Constellation Brands, Commonwealth Wine & Spirits, Atlas Distributing, Horizon Beverage, M.S. Walker, and Ruby Wines; as well as our generous sponsors:  Starkweather & Shepley, TD Bank, Cornerstone Bank, MDG Employee Benefit Solutions, WB Mason, Bank Hometown, Blum Shapiro, C.K. Smith & Company, Country Bank, Group 7 Design, and OFS Optics.