Beer lovers will have the chance to sample more than 70 craft brews from some of Ohio’s finest breweries during the third annual Chardon BrewFest to be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014. The event, organized by Chardon Tomorrow, will feature 24 microbrewers from across Northeast Ohio and neighboring states.
The festival, sponsored by Lake Health, will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on the grounds of the Eltech Building, 100 7th Ave, located off State Road 44 six miles south of I-90. Live music will be provided by Elm Street Blues, Stray Louie and Tyrone’s Blues Sinsation. Food will be available from five Chardon restaurants. Corn hole, a 50-50 raffle, and other entertainment will also be featured.
Advance admission is $25 and includes 15 tastings and a mug. Price is $35 day of the event. Designated drivers are $5 and receive a mug and unlimited soft drinks.
The event kicks off with the first annual Chardon BrewFest 5k Run for Suds which begins at 10:30 am. Race day registration is from 8-10 a.m. at Chip’s Clubhouse located at 214 Fifth Avenue. The run will wind through downtown Chardon and end near the BrewFest site. Cost to enter the race is $15 in advance and $20 on race day. A combined run and BrewFest ticket is $25 in advance and $30 on race day.
For tickets and more information about the race and BrewFest information go to the website or call 440-273-3077. Proceeds benefit Chardon Tomorrow, a civic organization dedicated to the historic preservation and development of Chardon.
Additional sponsors include Red Wine & Brew, Bean’s Coffee Shop & Bistro, Heinen’s, Universal Disposal, Clemson Portable Restroom Service, Seventh Avenue Management and Chardon BrewWorks.