Arts & Craft Brews
Enjoy this trail at your leisure. Pick and choose what sounds great to you. Get creative with pottery, painting or appreciating art displays while trying some of the craft brews throughout the county. See what arts and brews await you in Miami County
Located in the heart of Piqua is the town’s historic gem, the beautifully restored Fort Piqua Plaza. This is an architectural treasure that was restored to the 1914 remodeled era of the hotel. Previously known and beloved as the Fort Piqua Hotel, it was transformed into a spectacular multi-use community building. Throughout the building is stained glass windows, breathtaking skylights and a marble gran staircase. The Piqua Local Library is also located inside while the second story is home to an art gallery and Local History Department.
Moeller Brew Barn, with its original location in Maria Stein, Ohio, has opened up a second location in Downtown Troy. Housed in a beautiful former church with stained glass windows and church pews, it’s easy to order a beer on tap and get lost in the details of it all. This is a great place to try different seasonal beers on tap and delicious foods.
Artistic Earth Pottery is a Teaching Pottery Studio just blocks from the center of Downtown Troy. They offer a variety of pottery classes for children, teens and adults at every skill level and can do parties for all types of groups.
Studio 14 Creative Arts Center is the perfect place to have a fun, social and creative experience while you relax, enjoy a beverage and paint glassware, canvases, shoes or make jewelry with friends in a no-pressure atmosphere. Experienced instructors will guide you through the painting process to ensure you go home with a hand-painted masterpiece! Tipsy Art Parties are completely customizable. Book a private party and you can choose the day, the design, your painting surface and food options!
Mayflower Arts Center is a visual and performance arts center featuring gallery and exhibit spaces, arts studio and fine arts retail. It also houses a large theater seating 132 people and features a 30′ movie screen and digital projection surround sound. The theater is available for lectures, art films, business functions and private parties. The Mayflower offers a variety of art classes and workshops for people of all ages and group sizes.
Troy-Hayner Cultural Center is a cultural arts center which is housed in a beautifully restored 1914 mansion. The Hayner family donated the mansion to the community of Troy to be used for cultural programming, art exhibits, art and dance classes and workshops. Tour the mansion or walk through to see the exhibits that are currently running.
You won’t want to miss the newest brewery in town, Chaffee’s Brewhouse. Newly opened, Chaffee’s is a woman-owned business located in beautiful Downtown Tipp City. You’ll surely find something you’ll like with their wide variety of offerings: a full bar, craft beer, craft cocktails, mocktails, wine and carryout beer. They also serve a lighter fare menu such as a small variety of charcuterie trays.
At Board & Brush Creative Studio, their goal is to turn you into a “DIY master.” They educate you to understand and appreciate the beauty of raw materials. They will show you how to distress, sand and stain as they guide you to make your personalized wood sign. Hone your own passion for decor & DIY projects.