Virtual Auction Open to All for 3rd Annual Craft Beer Open

To the left, the 3rd Annual Craft Beer Open 2023 logo and the words "Virtual Auction is Open! To the right, a collage of images, including golf courses, a few of New York City, and the Rutgers football stadium.

UPDATED: The Craft Beer Open has been rescheduled for Monday, October 23 due to a weather postponement.

Bidding is underway for the fantastic prizes featured in The Arc of Essex County’s Craft Beer Open virtual auction. The auction is open to all, and bidders do not have to attend the Craft Beer Open to win. Prizes can be viewed at, where participants have the opportunity to bid on foursomes at local golf courses, city getaways, sporting event tickets, and more. Prizes are being added regularly, so check back often before the auction closes at 6 p.m. on October 23

The auction is part of The Arc of Essex County’s Third Annual Craft Beer Open, which is taking place at the Crestmont Country Club in West Orange on the rescheduled date of October 23. The event will feature 18 holes of golf with on-course craft beer tastings and a post-event cocktail and awards reception. On-course tasting partners include Brooklyn Brewery, Owl’s Brew, Dogfish Head, Four City Brewing Company, Autodidact Beer, Jersey Cyclone, and Links Drinks; reception tasting partners include Organic Vintages, Sourland Mountain Spirits, Proven Poke Co., Le Souk, Chef Jesse Concepts, and Sweet Kneads by Ridhima.

Event check-in will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch and a 1 p.m. shotgun start.  Visit to register today and experience the best of golf and craft beer while making a difference in the lives of children and adults with IDD.