In November, FlipSide reported that the Gettysburg Festival planned the inaugural Gettysburg Brew Fest for Aug. 23 on the grounds of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, 61 Seminary Ridge.

Brew fest tickets went on sale March 1. General admission is $40, VIP is $65 and designated driver is $15. 

Visitors will be able to try beers and hard ciders from regional and national brewers 4:30 to 8 p.m. Bugler Jari Villanueva will perform "Taps." Attendance will be limited to 1,000 people.

According to a news release, the event will raise funds for future Gettysburg Festivals. The 2014 Gettysburg Festival runs June 11 and 15.

For details about the brew fest and tickets, visit