Ann Arbor Brewing 20th Anniversary – Friday!
From Ann Arbor Brewing: “As is our way, we are taking the party to the streets to celebrate all of our successes, reminisce with friends, and thank each and every one who has helped us make it to this platinum anniversary. We will be getting’ down on East Washington at Main Street in downtown Ann Arbor on Friday, July 31st from 5pm-12am. As always, there is no cover and we are family friendly as long as minors are with their parents.
ABC alum Matthew Altruda of Sonic Lunch and Tree Town Sound will emcee the festivities as we groove to the deep funk soul of local favoriteThird Coast Kings and enjoy special opening performances by various bands featuring ABC staff and alumni.” More details…
August 15th: Michigan Homebrew Festival, Groveland Oaks Campground, 5990 Grange Hall Road, Holly. Crowd of 400-500, most of whom are home brewers, expected. About 200 beers available for sampling to people who pay membership fee. Food trucks also expected. $30. Family-friendly, but must be 21 and up to drink. www.mhfsite.com.
September 18th: Brewed in Michigan, Bakers of Milford, 2025 S. Milford Road. Tastings from Michigan craft breweries, as well as Michigan meads, ciders and wine. Live music and food for sale. $30-$50. Ages 21 and up. www.eventbrite.com/e/brewed-in-michigan-2014-tickets-10320062585
September 24th: Zoo Brew, Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. Ten Mile, Royal Oak. A chance to see zoo animals at dusk while tasting Michigan craft beers and enjoying music and food for sale. $40 ($35 until Sept. 10), $60 VIP, $25 designated drivers. Ages 21 and up. www.detroitzoo.org.
October 23 – 24th: Detroit Fall Beer Festival, Eastern Market, Detroit. More than 600 craft beers from more than 75 Michigan breweries. Tickets, $40-$50, on sale July 30. Ages 21 and up.www.mibeer.com/detroit-fall-festival.