Thursday, March 31, 2016

Wild Whiskers Beard Contest April 7th

old mountain phelpsThe Chapman Museum’s 2016 Wild Whiskers Beard Contest will take place Thursday, April 7, from 6 to 8 pm at Davidson Brothers Brewing Co., 1043 Route 9 in Queensbury.

This year the Beard Contest will include a special category, Mountain Man, inspired by the gnarly beard of legendary Adirondack guide, Old Mountain Phelps. Other categories include: Natural Full Beard, Groomed Full Beard, Partial Beard (including sideburns), Mustache Only, and Whiskerina (Fake Beard).

The contest entry fee is $10. Contestants are encouraged to preregister and to submit photos that will be posted on the Wild Whiskers page of the Chapman website. For registration forms visit their website.

Admission to the event is free. Proceeds benefit the Chapman Museum of Glens Falls. For information call (518) 793-2826.

Davidson Brothers Beer (and soda for the kids) which will be available for purchase. Guided Brewery tours will be available, and a barber will be on hand to provide trims and shaves for a fee.

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