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Fermenta 5th Anniversary Party & Scholarship Fundraiser

  • 12 Oct 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Fitzgerald Park, Grand Ledge, Michigan


We are celebrating YOU, our members, on October 12th at our 5th Anniversary Party! We are excited to celebrate our 5th year as an organization committed to diversity, camaraderie, networking, and education within the craft beverage industry.

This year we're throwing a picnic complete with a taco bar, delicious Michigan-made beverages, Board Elections, live music featuring Syd Burnham, a "brown bag raffle," a silent auction and a 50/50 raffle. All proceeds fund our scholarships and continuing education opportunities we provide throughout the year.

Speakers this year will include several members who've received scholarships. We've got a low-key, fun afternoon planned at the Fitzgerald Park so everyone can get to know more awesome people in our Michigan fermented food and beverage industry.

If you are interested in running for a Board Position, visit www.fermentamichigan.org.

If you are interested in donating to our paper bag raffle, silent auction, or sponsoring the event, please email fermenta.michigan@gmail.com.


All ages are welcome to attend this event, but you need to be 21 to drink alcoholic beverages. Please have ID if you plan to drink.


The event is at Fitzgerald Park, 100 Fitzgerald Park Drive, Grand Ledge, MI, at the pavilion near the Ledges Playhouse Theater. There is plenty of parking, and handicap parking is available near the pavilion.

The covered pavilion has a multitude of picnic tables, but feel free to bring your favorite lawn chair or a blanket.

There is an 18-hole disc golf course on-site (no fee to play the course). Bring your own discs.

There are miles of hiking trails in the park and along the Grand River.

There is a proper bathroom with multiple stalls and running water nearby.

For more info, see the following link. https://www.cityofgrandledge.com/visit/parks/park/fitzgerald-park


In addition to the event fee itself, there is a fee to enter the park. The cost is $3.00/car for Eaton County residents, $5.00/car for non-residents.

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE (Tickets include a Taco Bar & beer and cider)

Fermenta Members: $20

Non-Fermenta Members: $25


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