Art and Craft BeerfestComing up this Friday evening and Saturday, you can find a super fun event for art and craft beer lovers in REO Town. The party kicks off on Friday evening with a firkin tapping. Wander between 3 venues, two of which are indoors and one in a heated tent behind the REO Town Pub you can drink Right Brain beer or Blakes hard cider, enjoy some great bands, nosh on some tasty food and get to indulge in some beautiful and eclectic art. The only thing you have to bring is a valid ID (21 and up only) and maybe a pretzel necklace if youd like. This is a great opportunity to see whats happening down in REO Town now. With the new BW&L cogeneration plant and the nicely designed streetscape, this area of Lansing is on the verge of some great stuff. Get down there and see for yourself.

Beer: Right Brain Brewery is offering 25 or more beers including some rare ones like Mangalitsa Pig Porter, Spear Beer and Strawberry Fields

Cider: Blakes Hard Cider. I think there's a caramel apple one that is calling my name.

Header2_2015Where: REO Town (on S. Washington Ave. south of I-496) There are three venues, The Cadillac Room inside Riverview Church, a heated tent behind the REO Town Pub and A2 Creative Corridor.

When: Friday, January 30th from 6pm to 10pm (5pm for VIP) and Saturday, January 31st from 5pm to 10pm (4pm for VIP).

Cost: $30 in advance, $35 on site. This gets you a sampling glass and 10 sampling (3 oz) tickets.

Band Schedule Friday: Black Barn Band 6pm to 8pm at Cadillac Room Lights and Caves 8:30pm to 10pm at Cadillac Room Tim Heenan 6pm to 10pm at A2 Creative Corridor (Art Alley) Five By Five 6pm to 8pm at Heated Tent Behind REO Town Pub North Country Flyers 8:30pm to 10pm at Heated Tent Behind REO Town Pub

Band Schedule Saturday: Joe Wright 5:30pm to 7:30pm at Cadillac Room North Country Flyers 8pm to 10pm at Cadillac Room Abbey Hoffman 4pm to 5:30pm at A2 Creative Corridor (Art Alley) Mark Warner 6pm to 7:30pm at Creative Corridor (Art Alley) Tia Imani Hanna Project 8pm to 10pm at Creative Corridor (Art Alley) Dee Hibbert & Company 5pm to 6:30pm at Heated Tent behind REO Town Pub Lights and Caves 7pm to 8:30pm at Heated Tent behind REO Town Pub Vandalay 9pm to 10pm at Heated Tent behind REO Town Pub

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