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Root Down Brewery & Colonial Theatre (Heritage & Hops)

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Join us for a beer tasting at Root Down Brewery and a screening of the documentary “Poured in PA” at the Colonial Theatre! Ticket includes beer pours, food and film screening. 

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FILM SCREENING AT COLONIAL THEATRE

Meet Schuylkill River Greenways at The Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville at 11 a.m. for a screening of Poured in PA. From America’s oldest brewery to taprooms changing the landscape of small towns across the commonwealth, GK Visual’s documentary film, Poured in PA, illustrates the importance of this historic—but newly redeveloped—beer industry and its impact on Pennsylvania. Watch this captivating film at the historical Colonial Theatre. Built in 1903, the “Colonial Opera House” became a preeminent venue for movies, traveling shows and live entertainment throughout the 20th century.

BEER TASTING & LUNCH AT ROOT DOWN BREWERY

Following the screening, we’ll walk to Root Down Brewing Company for light lunch fare and a beer tasting. The Brewery is a two-minute walk from the theatre. It’s located inside the old Superior Beverage Co. The craft beer venue is a relaxed environment with a balance of historic features (exposed brick, restored flooring, high ceiling and original elevator of the original Superior Beverage Co.) as well as an urban ambiance (Wu Tang/90’s Hip Hop, graffiti, as well as Kung Fu flicks on the televisions).

POURED IN PA PREVIEW

Heritage & Hops Series

This event is part of our Heritage & Hops Series which offers a craft beer experience at local breweries. Chat with the brewery’s staff to learn about the venue’s rich historical past or unique cultural connection to the region. Craft beer tastings are included at each event along with filling appetizers or menu options.