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Old McMicky's Farm hosts Barns & Beer Craft Beer Festival

A big, red barn located on a lakeside farm doesn?t sound like a typical place for drinking craft beer. But that?s exactly where you?ll be able to enjoy a variety of craft beer from over 15 breweries Nov. 13. Old McMicky?s Farm hosts the Barns & Beer Craft Beer Festival to raise money for the several programs it supports.

Photo courtesy of Old McMicky's Farm.

A big, red barn located on a lakeside farm doesn?t sound like a typical place for drinking craft beer. But that?s exactly where you?ll be able to enjoy a variety of craft beer from over 15 breweries Nov. 13. Old McMicky?s Farm hosts the Barns & Beer Craft Beer Festival to raise money for the several programs it supports.

ODESSA — A big, red barn located on a lakeside farm doesn't sound like a typical place for drinking craft beer. But that's exactly where you'll be able to enjoy a variety of craft beer from over 15 breweries Nov. 13.

Old McMicky's Farm hosts the Barns & Beer Craft Beer Festival to raise money for the several programs it supports. More than 75 different craft beers will be on hand, including beers from local breweries such as Tampa Bay Brewing Company, Coppertail Brewing Company, 3 Daughters Brewing and Big Storm Brewing Company.

The 20-acre, educational farm that provides interactive tours for schools, groups, and families. A big part of the mission of Old McMicky's Farm is to give back to the community. "This is our big fundraiser," said owner Ralph Zuckerman. "All of the proceeds go to the Old McMicky's Farm Foundation to support our community programs."

Throughout the year, Old McMicky's Farm Foundation supports many organizations, groups and programs, including the "1,000 Kids Program," "Mission I Do" and "Child Adoption Education & Support."

"Our main program is that we have a commitment to bring in 1,000 kids a year who are facing challenges in the Tampa Bay area, mental, emotional, physical, for a free day on the farm," Zuckerman said. "This year, we're already at 1,012."

The "Mission I Do" program provides free, all-inclusive weddings for veterans and active duty military. The "Child Adoption Education & Support" program helps potential adoptive parents learn more about adoption and helps find families for local children. "We do adoption match days for foster children," Zuckerman said. "It's a privilege to be able to do it."

To help support the Old McMicky's Farm Foundation, tickets to the Barns & Beer Craft Beer Festival can be purchased for $40 before Nov. 13, or $50 the day of the event. From 7-10 p.m., festival goers can enjoy a fun-filled evening on the farm. The Greg Billings Band will be performing, and there will be farm games such as egg races and a barn maze. For a $5 donation, you can ride a mechanical bull, or enjoy a lighted hay ride for $3. Food trucks will have food available for purchase.

Contact Danielle Hauser at [email protected]

>>If you go

Barns & Beer

Old McMicky's Farm, 9612 Crescent Drive in Odessa, will host the Barns & Beer Craft Beer Festival from 7-10 p.m. on Nov. 13. Though Old McMicky's supports children's charities, the festival is only for adults 21 and over. Tickets for the festival can be purchased online at old

oldmcmickys.com/barns-beer.

Old McMicky's Farm hosts Barns & Beer Craft Beer Festival 11/05/15 [Last modified: Friday, November 6, 2015 1:36pm]
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