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EP 35: Union Jack Pub & Indianapolis Zoo

September 22, 2017

On this week’s Edge of Indy, we’re talking to Union Jack Pub as they prepare for their 5th Annual Pumpkin, Cider, and Fall Beer Festival – Plus the Indianapolis Zoo is in the studio to talk about Zoo Boo and what we can expect this fall!

Jay Wetzel, the owner of the Union Jack Pub, is busy planning the 5th Annual Pumpkin, Cider, and Fall Beer Festival but he was able to take a couple minutes out of his schedule to sit down with Erin and Brittany.

There are a lot of cool things happening at this year’s event, including keg tosses, pumpkin painting, pumpkin smashing and more! Plus there is a home brew competition where the best pumpkin home brew wins a $100 gift certificate.

Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door. To see a list of breweries and purchase tickets, you can do that here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5th-annual-pumpkin-cider-and-fall-beer-festival-tickets-36523498768

To learn more about Union Jack Pub, please visit their website: http://unionjackpub.co/

Oh boy, the stories we have this week for Paul Poteet on the Edge are truly WEIRD. Here are the stories we use for this week’s PPOTE:

Guy has invented the “dadbag” because he wants to have a dad bod without the health risks associated with it. So…ta da…a bag with a belly printed on it. – https://www.boredpanda.com/dadbag-a-dad-bod-funny-bag-albert-pukies/

A jogger in Colorado Springs, Colorado, has terrorized a family by taking weekly dumps outside their home. The woman has been dubbed “The Mad Pooper.” – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/mad-pooper-jogger-colorado_us_59c118eae4b0f22c4a8c7d8b

If kids don’t like you maybe it’s because you are unattractive – https://www.thrillist.com/health/nation/child-psychology-stereotyping-ugly-people-trustworthiness

The ZooBoo at the Indianapolis Zoo is just around the corner and Carla Knapp, Public Relations Specialist at the Indianapolis Zoo, and Melanie Laurendine, Conversation Public Relations Specialist at the Indianapolis Zoo come onto the show to tell us what we can expect this year!

Beginning in October, every Thursday to Sunday from 2-7 p.m., you can head to the Indianapolis Zoo to an all-new experience inside of Pumpkin Town. The Bicentennial Pavillion will be decorated with thrills and smiles hiding around every corner. Head to the zoo to try out the mirror maze, encounter a friendly witch and everyone’s favorite, Pumpkin Bowling.

Plus, the elephants at the zoo love pumpkins and they love to smash them! So head over to the elephant exhibit to see them smash pumpkins!

To learn more about this year’s ZooBoo, please visit: http://www.indianapoliszoo.com/events-and-groups/zoo-events/halloween-zooboo

To purchase tickets or learn more about the Indianapolis Zoo, please visit: http://www.indianapoliszoo.com/

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