musikfest cafeSmoked Bacon, Beer & Pumpkin Soup; Bacon Wrapped Bratwurst Kabobs; and Bacon Crème Brûlée are among the unique culinary creations guests can explore as ArtsQuest presents the inaugural “Yuengling, Bacon & Brats” event at the Musikfest Café at SteelStacks Sun., Nov. 15 at 1 and 4 p.m. Tickets for each seating session are $44.95 for ArtsQuest Members and $49.95 for the public; they’re on sale at and 610-332-3378.

At “Yuengling, Bacon & Brats,” attendees will enjoy four courses created especially for the event by ArtsQuest Center Executive Chef Michael Hoffman, with each dish featuring juicy brats, sizzling bacon or both. All four selections will be perfectly paired with a D.G. Yuengling & Son beer, including the brand-new Yuengling India Pale Lager (IPL). Both Hoffman and D.G. Yuengling & Son Lead Brewer John Callahan will be on hand to talk about each pairing. In addition, the afternoon will feature live music by Tim Harakal, prize giveaways and football games shown on the Musikfest Café TV screens.

The complete menu is:

Bacon Wrapped Brat Kabob (Bethlehem Sausage Werke bratwurst, strip bacon and caramelized figs)

Smoked Bacon, Beer & Pumpkin (fresh pumpkin and twice-smoked bacon)

Brat “Reuben” Panini (bratwurst, house thousand island dressing, sauerkraut, hoagie roll, roasted vegetables)

Black Forest Bacon Crème Brûlée (with smoked black forest bacon and salted whipped cream)

The Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling is located at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. For more information, visit