Lagers & Lumberjacks

Put on your flannel, grab a mug, and join us on Saturday September 21, 2024, at 4 PM for an evening of lumberjack competitions, craft beer, live music, food, and fun! Watch as up to 15 semi-professional lumberjacks compete in six different events for cash prizes, as administered by members of the Pennsylvania Professional Lumberjack Organization. Straub Brewing of St Marys, PA, will be on-site to serve a variety of their beers for attendees to enjoy. Live music will be performed by The Hey!Makers, and two local eateries____?____ – will be serving tasty eats. Try your hand at using a 2-person crosscut saw or throw some hatchets with quick instruction provided by museum personnel.

Admission Prices:

Tickets to the event provide access to the museum and all event activities listed above. Each ticket holder will also be provided with two drink tickets that are each redeemable for a draft beer from the selection of brews that Straub will bring to the event. After an attendee’s drink tickets are redeemed, they may purchase additional drafts directly from Straub. PALMA members are eligible for a discounted admission rate, but this event is not free as part of museum membership. The total number of tickets available will be limited, so don’t wait- purchase your pre-sale tickets today!


(Pre-sale ends September 20th at 3 PM, or when all available tickets are sold-out. Pre-sale ticket sales for this event are non-transferable and non-refundable. YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OF AGE TO PURCHASE TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT!!!)

  • Regular (21+): $18.00
  • PALMA Members (21+): $13.00
  • Designated Driver (21+,no drink tickets): $8.00
  • Under 21; accompanied by a 21+ parent or legal guardian admission holder: $4.00

At the Door:

  • Regular (21+): $20.00
  • PALMA Members (21+): $15.00
  • Designated Driver (21+, no drink tickets): $10.00
  • Under 21; accompanied by a 21+ parent or legal guardian admission holder: $5.00

Things to Know:

  • The museum will be open for regular visitation on September 21st from 9am until 3pm. We will CLOSE EARLY for regular visitation to provide staff with the time they will need to set up for the evening’s event. All regular visitors on that day are asked to leave the site by 3 PM.
  • Doors will open for event attendees at 3:30 PM. All event attendees will be expected to leave the site promptly at the conclusion of the lumberjack competition events (Straub will stop all drink sales and service at 7PM); staff will need time to clean up and get home.
  • Attendees MUST be 21 years of age or older to purchase tickets, but those under the age of 21 will be permitted to attend if they are accompanied by a 21+ parent or legal guardian who has purchased admission. Attendees must provide a valid photo ID showing proof of age to receive an appropriately colored wrist band demonstrating to the Straub personnel that they are 21 or over and are eligible to be served alcoholic beverages. Guests under the age of 21 and Designated Drivers will be issued a different colored wrist band to demonstrate that they are not able to consume alcoholic beverages during the event.
  • If you purchase pre-sale tickets, you must be able to provide a copy of the confirmation email you received with your purchase to gain access to the event.
  • No outside alcoholic beverages may be brought on to the museum property or consumed by attendees or presenters at the event; only the alcoholic beverages provided by Straub Brewing are allowed. Attendees will receive and wear wrist bands to inform the Straub staff that they are valid ticket holders who are 21 years of age or older.
  • Attendees are encouraged to bring portable seating with them (i.e. lawn/folding/camp chairs, a blanket, etc.). A limited number of picnic tables will be available for seating in the lumberjack spectator area on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • The lumberjack competition arena and competitor staging area will be roped-off from the rest of the museum grounds. Attendees will not be allowed beyond the ropes and for their own safety must stay out of these areas.
  • More information about the PA Professional Lumberjack Organization can be found here:
  • More information about Straub Brewing can be fund here:
  • More information about The Hey!Makers can be found here:
  • More information about _____?______ can be found here:
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