The historic Cornwall Iron Furnace will once again host their annual “Cornwall Blast”, a beer and wine tasting event on Friday, August 18 on the grounds of the furnace. The name of the event, which runs from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., refers to the original function of the facility, the only surviving intact cold blast furnace in the Western Hemisphere.
Local breweries and wineries will present their products and Hess Barbecue will provide a full meal of pulled pork sandwiches and marinated chicken with all the side dishes, including desserts.
Live jazz for the evening will be provided by Wayne Fox on the keyboard.
Four local breweries, Snitz Creek Brewery, Lancaster Brewing, Appalachian Brewing Company and St. Boniface Brewery will have their brews on hand for tasting and Nissley,Castle,Royal Oaks and Waltz Vineyards will be represented for wine tasting.
A raffle of themed gift baskets will also be part of the evening’s activities.
Advance tickets of $40 per person can be purchased by stopping by the furnace or charging it on a credit card by calling 717-272-9711. Tickets on the event day will be $45. You must be 21 to sample alcohol and 18 years of age to attend. Designated driver and under 21 tickets may be purchased in advance for $25 or $30 on event day.
All tickets include the barbecue, souvenir mugs, beer and wine tasting and/or root beer, depending on the ticket purchased.
Tickets are limited; call soon!
Cornwall Iron Furnace, State Historic Site located in Cornwall, PA
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Cornwall Iron Furnace
94 Rexmont Road
P.O. Box 251
Cornwall, PA 17016
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Tom Wolf, Governor |
Nancy Moses, Chairman
Executive Director, Andrea Lowery
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