Spring has officially sprung into action with Daylight Savings Time taking effect. Enjoy the extra hour of sunshine and the warmer weather at our distilleries this season. With events ranging from cocktail classes to free days at museums in the pass, you’re sure to have a great time sampling whiskey, gin and craft cocktails throughout the mid-Atlantic. Click the bold text to learn more about the event on Facebook!
Create Your Own Night to Remember with Lawrenceville Distilling
Thursday, March 26
5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Tickets – $40 – $100
Enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres at a joint fundraiser presented by Mindful Hospitality Group. With a VIP ticket, upgrade your experience to include a tasting pastry course, a course with Joe DeGroot, head distiller at Lawrenceville Distilling and more. Check out different tickets and plan your amazing night.
Tiki Cocktail Class at MISCellaneous Distillery
Saturday, March 28
5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Tickets – $25 for two people
We’re not going to tell you how to spend your Saturday, but if you like tiki drinks then this is the event for you! Learn how to make classics like Pina Coladas, Mai Tais and Punches at a hands-on class. Master your garnish game and have a great time when you join other couples for a fun night out guaranteed to transport you somewhere tropical.
Whiskey Cocktail Workshop at Boardroom Spirits
Saturday, April 4
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Tickets – $43
Whiskey lovers unite! This hands-on workshop will show you how to make the most of your bar cart ingredients to craft the perfect cocktails for friends and family. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to sample three distinct pours from the taproom. We’ll see you there!
Spring Fling at Old Line Spirits
Saturday, April 4
3:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Come celebrate the 3 year anniversary of Old Line Spirits opening plus sample two new spirits – a rum finished in ex-single malt casks and a whiskey. Live music, food and more makes this a party you won’t want to miss.
Rustic Succulent Box at 1675 Spirits
Wednesday, April 15
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Tickets – $60
Celebrate spring when you plant and take home a rustic succulent box. You’ll get to enjoy hands on instruction and tips on how to care for your succulents as you plant them into a beautiful piece for your mantle or window, all while enjoying some of your favorite spirits.
Stoll & Wolfe Distillery Tour and Tasting
Saturday, April 18
Tickets – $15
With over 250 years of local whiskey making traditions, this is a tour that is sure to keep you on your toes! Learn more about local history and discover why the National Register of Historic Places cites Lancaster County as the Birthplace of the American Whiskey Industry. Lastly, hear about Dick Stoll’s role in preserving whiskey history (a cause near and dear to our hearts).
Cocktail Showdown at Sagamore Spirit
Sunday, April 19
12:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Local mixologists have created cocktails that showcase what Maryland means to them. It’s time the people voted on their favorites! Check out the website to cast your vote, and then mark your calendar for a fun day at the distillery where six finalists will compete for glory.
Pickle Party & Ginger Beer Bash at McClintock Distilling
Wednesday, April 22
5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
After eight years of being in business, McClintock Distilling is hosting a shindig complete with food, cocktails, mocktails, swag and more. All that sounds great, of course, but the real reason you should come is this: free pickles!
Cocktails 101 with Canyon at Philadelphia Distilling
Friday, May 1
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Tickets – $82.50
Learn how to make a Negroni, Bee’s Knees and a Clover Club from a master mixologist. You’ll also get a chance to hear about the distillery’s emphasis on bold, local and fresh flavors. No experience required for this class, but good taste in booze is preferred!
Washington Crossing Spring Brewfest hosted by Washington Crossing Historic Park
Saturday, May 2
12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Tickets – $45.00
Sample over 130 local beers at an event sure to sell out due to popularity. With over 60 brewers representing breweries from all over the United States, there will be plenty of flavors to taste. The best part? All proceeds go to historical and educational programs at the park.
2020 Free Museum Day in Washington County with the Bradford House Museum
Sunday, May 3
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Mark this day on your calendar as a day for learning and enjoying Washington County. The Bradford Museum is a National Historic Landmark located along the Whiskey Rebellion Trail where you can experience the 18th century and the history associated with the rebellion that almost wiped out whiskey in the Mid-Atlantic.