Winery expands ‘Cabin Fever Party’ with outdoor activities | Applause

SUNBURY – Get ready for some fun as Spyglass Ridge Winery and Three Beards Brewing go wild with their sixth annual Cabin Fever party on SaturdayJanuary 29, from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., 105 Carroll Road, near Sunbury.

“Every year, we think at the end of January everyone starts to feel a bit locked in,” said Michelle Morgan, marketing manager at Spyglass Ridge Winery. “Due to the weather and the return from vacation, we want to give everyone the chance to let off steam.”

This year, Spyglass is making it a one-day event. The day will begin with live music in the cellar of Allan Combs Soul Medicine from 2-4 p.m.

Next, the cardboard sled competition will take place from 4-5 p.m. The races will take place on the hill opposite the Three Beards Brewery and will be judged. 94KX will be on hand to announce the races.

“It will be similar in look to the cardboard boat races Sunbury does in the summer,” Morgan said. “People are building their own cardboard sleds, and we’re going to have four different categories of rewards that we’re going to give out.”

“The toboggan run will also be usable,” said Spyglass owner Tom Webb. “So if people want to bring their sled, they can bring their sled or their toboggan and bring their kids.”

After the races, Runaway Stroller will perform at the Brasserie from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

This year, Gilson Snowboards in Winfield will be on site throughout the afternoon, giving demonstrations and showing off their wares.

“We participated in the annual summer snow day in Gilson last summer and spoke to the people of Gilson,” Morgan said. “So we decided we’d like to host a winter event and invite Gilson to it. We decided it would be perfect to just incorporate it into the Cabin Fever Party.

Webb said there will also be an ice bar, with draft beer and wine.

“What do you do in winter?” said Webb. “It’s going to be a fun day. We are excited for this.

Typically, Spyglass just has its Cabin Fever Day, which is the music in the cellar. But by doing so, the brewery is open and people can also enjoy some outdoor events and have fun.

“Next year we’re going to expand it,” Webb said. “We talked about building an outdoor rink, sledding and everything else.”