Fans of craft beer rejoice: At this outdoor festival folks will be able to sample around 250 brews from over 80 craft breweries in Minnesota and around the country, including Dark Horse Brewing Co., Barley John's Brew Pub, Mad River Brewing, and Tallgrass Brewing Co. Chef Shack and other food carts will be on hand to provide tasty edibles between beers. Other activities happening throughout the two-session event include live music, tours of the Grain Belt Brewery site, and education sessions (including beer pairings) with experts aboard a PedalPub. More info is at www.mncraftbrew.org/festivals. 21+.
Sat., Sept. 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. & 3-7 p.m., 2011