St. Thomas - On Saturday, May 26 the first annual Beer-lesque & Carniv-ale Show
is set to take over the Elgin County Railway Museum. The "Everything Craft & Artisanal
Exhibition" is the first of it's kind, blending together craft beer, steampunk and
sideshow in a way that has never been seen before. Presented by Railway City Tourism
and sponsored by the St. Thomas Downtown Development Board, all event proceeds support
the Railworks Coalition.
Attendees are invited to sample craft beverages from several Ontario makers and
to explore the artisan marketplace featuring steampunk exhibitors, tattoo artists
and local craftsmen.
The event boasts a full day of fun, with performances by Monsters of Schlock, The
Vaudevillian, Aaron Allen & The Small City Saints, and Tri City Burly-Q Burlesque
Dancers. CtrlV Virtual Reality Gaming will be on site offering up demonstrations
of the newest frontier in gaming.
The event will be held in two different time sessions. The Afternoon Session runs
from 11 AM - 4 PM and includes the opportunity to win prizes at the Steampunk Costume
Contest. The Evening Session runs from 5 PM - 10 PM and will host a Tattoo Contest.
Admission is available for individual sessions as well as all-day passes.
Tickets are available for purchase online through TicketWindow or at the following
- Railway City Tourism Office
- Railway City Brewing Company
- Canadian Southern Railway Station
- Limitless Tattoos Inc.
www.beerlesque.ca to learn more about The Beer-Lesque and Carniv-Ale Show.