The Central Connecticut track and field programs will hold a "Night with the Blue Devils" fundraiser at Alvarium Beer Co. in New Britain on Thursday, May 17. The event will be a chance to celebrate the Blue Devils' successes in track and field while enjoying food and drink at a local New Britain brewery. The evening's proceeds will benefit the CCSU men's and women's track and field programs.
The event will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Alvarium Beer Co. (365 John Downey Drive, New Britain, CT) and includes unlimited food and drink. Tickets for the event are $50.
The CCSU men and women each earned a second-place team finish at the Northeast Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships, while the men claimed the second NEC indoor championship in program history earlier this spring. The women's cross country team placed second at the league championship last fall, while the men won their ninth straight crown.
Alvarium Beer Co. opened its doors in June, 2017, and has a taproom that pays homage to industrial history of New Britain, featuring a "10-ton bar" made from reclaimed oak and steel I-beams. Local food trucks and food are also served. Entertainment includes a shuffleboard table, tabletop foosball and an outdoor patio, making it a welcoming and comfortable place to support a local brewery and the Blue Devils.