Fall beer events guide


Thursday, Oct. 10 > AARP On-Tap at Brickhaven Brewing Co.

The group described this “over 50+”  hang as a “network with interesting, purposeful adults.” BYOB.

4-6:30 p.m., 200 E. Jefferson St., Grand Ledge, (517) 267-8929, www.aarp.cvent.com/OnTapBrickhaven101019

Friday, Oct. 11 > Deerfield Run at Lansing Brewing Co.

Deerfield Run is a bluesy, rock trio that fused country and a dash of funk. Hailing from Grand Rapids, this downhome band will pair nicely with your earthy ales and seasonal stouts.

7-11 a.m., 518 E. Shiawassee St., www.lansingbrewingcompany.com

Friday, Oct. 11> Oktoberfest 2019 in Grand Ledge

Oomph music and Gemütlichkeit take over the city.

5-10 p.m., $5, Grand Ledge Opera House, 121 S. Bridge St., Grand Ledge

(517) 627-1443,  www.gloperahouse.com/oktoberfest.php

Saturday, Oct. 12 > Grand Ledge Beer Fest at Fitzgerald Field

Held in conjunction with Color Cruise and Island Festival families and walk across the parking lot to Beer Fest and enjoy beer and cider in Fitzgerald Field.

3-8 p.m., $25 adv., $30 doors, 206 W. River St., Grand Ledge


Saturday, Oct. 12 > Fermenta 5th Anniversary Party & Fundraiser

Listen to live music by Syd Burnham under the rapidly changing foliage of Fitzgerald Park. There will be a taco bar, raffle and silent auction benefiting scholarships for women in the fermentation industry. Parking is $3-5.

Noon to 3 p.m.,$20 members, $25 non-members, Fitzgerald Park, 100 Fitzgerald Park Drive, www.fermentamichigan.org

Monday, Oct. 14 > Beer & Bingo at REO Town Pub

REO Town regulars will race till the final round to claim a steak dinner for two.

7-10 p.m.

1145 S. Washington Ave., (517) 485-4863, www.reopub.com

Thursday, Oct. 14-Thursday, Oct. 28 > Brewed for Movies Series

A reccurring film screening series in coordination with Goodrich Quality Theater.

7-9 p.m., $3, Goodrich Quality Theater, 3250 Kabobel Drive, Saginaw

(989) 797-8463, www.foundersbrewing.com

Friday, Oct. 18> Founders Tasting at Blue Front Ann Arbor

Free beer tasting with Founders Brewing Co.

5-7 p.m., 701 Packard St., (734) 929-4618, www.BFA2.com

Saturday, Oct. 19 > Horrocks Autumn Festival

Stop by one of the top food sources in the area for live music, bean soup, cider, donuts and so much more. $3.

5-8 p.m., 7420 W. Saginaw Hwy. Lansing, (517) 323-3782, www.shophorrocks.com

Saturday, Oct. 19 > Brews in the Grove Festival

Hosted by the Beer City Brewers Guild, this citywide event occurs inside different breweries which will debut unique, one-off beers.

1-5 p.m., $45 general, $10 tasting tickets, www.beercityguild.com

Thursday, Oct. 24 > Creatives’ Costume Party at EagleMonk Pub and Brewery

Hosted by Opportunity Arts, the regular artist networking event encourages festive attire and costumes.

7-9 p.m., EagleMonk Pub and Brewery, 4906 W. Mount Hope Hwy.

(517) 708-7350, www.eaglemonkbrewing.com

Saturday, Oct. 26 > Booze & Brews Halloween Party at Midtown Brewing Co.

Costume contest with cash prizes and signature drinks.

8 p.m. to midnight, 402 S. Washington Square, (517) 977-1349,


Saturday, Oct. 26 > Yoga at the Brewery at Lansing Brewing Co.

The fee covers the yoga session and one pint of local craft beer. Mats not required. Cash preferred.

11 a.m.-12p.m., $12, 518 E. Shiawassee St., www.lansingbrewingcompany.com

Friday, Oct.25–Saturday, Oct.26 > 11th Detroit Fall Beer Festival

IPAs, murals and beards.

Fri., 5-9 p.m., Sat., 1-6 p.m., $45-55, Eastern Market, Detroit, www.Mibeer.com/events

Friday, Nov. 8-15 > Traverse City Beer Week

Traverse City brewers team up with local restaurants for a week celebrating the craft of brewing with tastings, workshops and dinner pairings.

101 W. Grandview Parkway, Traverse City, (231) 947-1120, www.traversecity.com/tcbw


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FYI - Friday, Oct. 11 > Deerfield Run at Lansing Brewing Co. is at 8 PM, not 7 AM. Details here: https://www.lansingbrewingcompany.com/events/live-music-w-deerfield-run-2/

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