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Second Annual Hike to the Mic Set for Aug. 27, 28

July 21, 2016 Arts and Entertainment, Community No Comments

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The Friends of Heublein Tower, Inc. are pleased to announce the dates and confirmed bands for the second annual Hike to the Muc – Music and Arts Happening at the Heublein Tower – Aug. 27 and 28, 2016 from noon to Sunset with a special Sunday morning Jazz set from 10 am to 12 pm on Sunday the 28.

This donation suggested event will reward those who journey the trails through Talcott Mountain State Park to the Heublein Tower with great musical entertainment, fantastic food vendors and the “royal view” from one of Connecticut’s premier hiking destinations.

Headlining the event Saturday as the sunsets will be CT’s own jam rock heroes McLovins! Also on the bill will be, Will Evans, Atlas Grey, Wise Old Moon, Photosynthesis, Kais & Dollz, The KC Sisters, The Girls from Ruby Falls, Belle of the Fall, Now for Ages, Ragtop Doozey and The Michael Cleary Band.  The Sunday morning jazz segment will be curated by Kris Jensen and Chris Casey and will feature local jazz greats.  Check in with www.hiketothemic.com to find out all the details.

Food Vendors include Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, Harry’s Bishop Corner Pizzeria, KC Dubliner Pub & Grill who will be grilling burgers and dogs in the Eisenhower Pavilion, and Collinsville’s Francesca’s Wine Bar and Bistro serving top notch fair. Special brunch menu Sunday morning too.

The Heublein Tower in Talcott Mountain State Park is unquestionably one of the most unique settings in New England and will once again provide the perfect back drop the second annual Hike to the Mic on Aug. 27  to 28.

Hike to the Mic is organized by The Friends of Heublein Tower, Inc, the 501(c)(3) dedicated to enhancing and preserving the iconic Heublein Tower and surrounding grounds, working in tandem with corporate sponsors and the State DEEP.

Key sponsors for the Hike to the Mic are Telefunken Elektroakustik – a world-wide leader in microphone technology, landscaper extraordinary DW Burr Landscape & Design,  Simsbury’s best market FitzGerald’s Foods, along with Educational Playcare, award winning day care with locations throughout the State, and Mitchell Auto Group, and Electrec . Also sponsoring the event, Harvey & Lewis, Norcom Insurance, CRS Landscape & Excavation, ENE Realty, Simsbury Bank, Tower Energy, First Choice Business Brokers, The Broder Group-William Raveis, AAA, the Peter M. Baker Agency and Northwest Community Bank.

Please contact the Friends of the Heublein Tower board member, William Case at 860.678.1434 x12 or william@caseandcase.com for additional details and possibilities and please check out www.hiketothemic.com for the latest info about the event.

The Friends of Heublein Tower, Inc is a non-profit preservation society, established in 1984, for the purpose of restoring for public use the state-owned Heublein Tower landmark to its original and authentic 1914 splendor.  By providing time, talent and financial assistance, the Friends of Heublein Tower supplement the state of Connecticut’s efforts in restoring, improving and interpreting the Heublein Tower and its surrounding grounds. The restored Tower serves as a museum and a place of learning, gathering and exploration for the educational and social benefit of those who visit.


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