Watch now: The Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater to host craft beer, music festival | Arts and Theatre

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Decatur Parks Foundation Director Jill Applebee took element in the announcement Friday for the Devon On Tap Craft Beer and Tunes Festival to be held in August at the Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater, to benefit the Arts Council and the basis. 

Extra to this year’s event contain four local bands undertaking guiding the Devon stage going through the lakefront. The companies will announce the bands at a later on day.

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A VIP occasion will be held the evening prior to on Aug. 27 at the Decatur Location Arts Council. “It will involve uncommon, unique, hard to locate beers and ciders, along with delectable hors d’oeuvres ready by our buddies at the Richland Culinary Institute,” Johnson reported.

The two corporations declared the occasion months in progress in hopes of achieving possible company sponsorships and breweries. Breweries presently committed to the occasion include things like Door 4 Brewing Co., Decatur Brew Will work, Hand of Fate Brewing Business, White Oak Brewery, Cypress Grove Brewing, Springfield Beer Firm and Limerick Brewing Firm. “But we have several more to arrive,” Applebee claimed.

Brewers can contend in the People’s Option contest. The winner’s beer will be served through The Devon’s 2022 period.

The event’s staffing will comply with CDC protocols regarding up-to-day COVID limits, in accordance to Applebee. “We’ll just make guaranteed we have anything protected by regardless of what rules and period we are in at that time,” she claimed.

The parks basis approached the arts council in hopes of rising the annual beer festival, according to Johnson. Devon On Tap was at first scheduled to debut in 2020. The occasion was rescheduled for the reason that of the COVID-19 pandemic.