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      Festival of Darkness 2019: Nighty Night Release Party in Little Rock

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      October 26, 2019

      Saturday   5:00 PM

      501 Byrd Street
      Little Rock, Arkansas 72202

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      Festival of Darkness 2019: Nighty Night Release Party

      THE FESTIVAL OF DARKNESS 2019Nighty Night Release Party & Celebration of Dark BeerDarkness is coming. And with it, one hellacious party!Our biggest, baddest, boldest 3 Barrel-Aged 2019 batch of Nighty Night Imperial Stout makes it's limited debut Oct. 26th. The return of our most anticipated, most limited barrel-aged beer deserves a celebration as dark and dank as it's rich, boozy body.Gather your ripped plaid shirts, your chainsaws, your axes, your boots, your best post-zombie-apocalypse look and join us for the Lost Forty Brewing Festival of Darkness: Nighty Night 2019 Release Party.We'll celebrate the shorter days ahead with the first limited release of Nighty Night 2019 alongside 25+ local and regional breweries pouring samples of their selections for our dark beer garden, Annual Zombie Lumberjack costume contest, live music by award-winning musicians, cash prizes for best dressed zombies, a tasty lineup of central Arkansas food trucks like El Sur Street Food Co., Count Porkula, & Pat's Kitchen, zombie makeup artists, and of course... beer.Lost Forty Brewing is thrilled to bring you the ultimate celebration of the official beginning of dark beer season. Take advantage of the Halloween season, and get those costumes ready! GARDEN OF DARKNESS GUEST BREWERIES:(additional breweries being added every day)Hawk Moth BrewingCrane Brewing CompanyLost Signal Brewing CompanyNew Province Brewing CompanyBike Rack Brewing Co SpringdaleDiamond Bear Brewing CompanyBrick & Forge Brew Works - HarrisonNarrow Gauge Brewing CompanyVino's Pizza-Pub-BrewerySuperior Bathhouse BreweryFounders Brewing Co.Great Raft BrewingLazy Magnolia BreweryBlack Apple CrossingDiametric Brewing CoMother's Brewing Company405 Brewing Co.Fermentables and Homegrown HobbiesJJ's Brewing Co.Norfork Brewing CompanyLagunitas Brewing CoAlpha Brewing CoOWN A BREWERY that wants to participate?Go here: STAGE MUSICIANS: Dazz & Brie and Big PiphSCHEDULE OF EVENTS:••• 4:00pm = VIP ENTRY. VERY IMPORTANT ZOMBIES have an hour to sample VIP pours from all breweries, early access to Nighty Night and merch sales••• 5:00pm = Bring out your undead! FEST IS ON! Garden of Darkness opens with 25+ local and regional breweries on hand to pour samples of their dark beer selection for the celebration. Each brewery will pour until they are out. Get there early!– Nighty Night Imperial Stout 2019 Sales Tent OpensOnly 50 cases available for purchase at this event. This beer is extremely limited and will not be available in the market until mid-November. First come, first sold.– Visit the Lost Forty Pop-Up Shop tent for all NEW Dry Goods– Eat local food from the trucks or in the taproom••• 5:00pm - 7:00pm: Performance by Dazz & Brie••• 7:00pm - 9:00pm: Performance by Big Piph••• 7:30pm: Winners of the Nighty Night Rider and Costume Contest Announced••• 8:30pm: LAST CALL FAQS: • WHAT DO I WEAR?We are encouraging everyone to dress in attire inspired by 'the undead'. We'll be posting links all week to inspire your best Zombie Lumberjack look. Makeup artists will be on-site for touch ups or for adding a little extra blood.• AGES 21 AND UP ONLYDuh - this is a beer event that features lots of sampling, large scale games, and after dark activities and is not open to anyone under 21 years of age.• DO I NEED AN I.D.Duh - this is a beer event. Our friendly law enforcement officials really, really like it when we ensure everyone is of legal drinking age. You will be given a wristband at the event entrance when you present your ID and event ticket.• WHERE MAY I PARK MY HEARSE, BROOM, WHIP, OR OTHER VEHICLE?Our neighbors have generously offered up their parking lots for this event. Our lot will be closed since it is the location of the festivities, but parking will be available in the CED lot across the street, at Sherwin Williams (adjacent to our lot), at Winnelson Electric, and surrounding streets. As always, we recommend UBER'ing in to avoid the hassle of parking, and so that you may imbibe and ride responsibly.• WHAT IS THE GARDEN OF DARKNESS?This year our friends from 25+ breweries have generously agreed to pour samples of a dark beer selection and favorites from their fall lineup to celebrate with us. 

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