The Force is Strong at Discovery Center’s ‘Shakesbeer’ Festival in Murfreesboro

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The 6th annual Shakesbeer Festival celebrates its “May the 4th Be With You” theme 7 p.m. May 4 at Discovery Center. Tickets are on sale now. This year’s festival celebrates international Star Wars Day by asking, “Wherefore art thou Jedi?”

Tickets purchased in advance are $5 off and available at www.explorethedc.org/shakesbeer. Attendees must be 21 or older. Lightsabers are optional.

The event takes place—in a galaxy not so far away—at the Discovery Center’s serene Murfree Spring natural area and features theatrical performances by Murfreesboro Little Theatre, M-PROV and Inebriated Shakespeare, along with a variety of craft brews to sample.

Event participants include: The Bow and Fiddle/Spread Eagle, Cedar Glade Brews, Chicken Shack Express, City Kitchen, Emerald Abbey, FlyBoys, Green Dragon, Inebriated Shakespeare, Jug Creek Distillery, Mayday Brewery, Mid-State Brew Crew, Mid-State Brewsters, Mos Alesley Brewing, M-PROV, MTSU Fermentation Science, Murfreesboro Little Theatre, Overall Brewing and Blending, Panther Creek Brews, Red Silo Brewing, Short Mountain Distillery, Smackdab Brewing, Southern Sky Event Lighting, Stones River Liquor/Blackstone Brewery, and Vitruvian Artisan Ales.

Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door and include a commemorative tasting glass. Designated driver tickets are $15.

Proceeds for the event benefit the Discovery Center.

About the Discovery Center

The Discovery Center at Murfree Spring is a hands-on, environmental, cultural and educational museum located in the heart of Middle Tennessee. More than 120,000 children and families visit annually, exploring exhibits and participating in programs that promote STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts & math) education. Adjacent to the Center is the protected Murfree Spring wetlands, a natural habitat for a variety of fish, amphibians and birds. Located at 502 S.E. Broad Street in Murfreesboro, TN, the Center is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, visit www.explorethedc.org or call 615-890-2300.

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Jeff Krinks, Prufrock Communications

jeff@prufrockcommunications.com

615-478-0267

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Cindy Dupree

Director of Public Relations
cindy.dupree@tn.gov
615) 741-9010