Beer here! Food Briefs Oct. 19-24

October 14, 2013 

Edwardsville Fall Beer Festival

When:11 a.m. to 6 p.m Saturday

Where: Edwardsville City Park, Illinois 159, across from Global Brew, 112 S. Buchana

Cost: Free admission; must be 21 to purchase beer.

Features: Global Brew Tap House & Lounge hosts, with more than 20 craft beers, food tents, live music and brewing demonstrations. A portion of the proceeds support the local chapter of Toys for Tots. The festival is sponsored by New Belgium Brewery.

German Foods & Beer

When: 6-8 p.m.Oct. 24

Where: Eckert's Country Store classroom, 951 S. Greenmount Road, Belleville

Cost: $30

Reservations: Required to 618-233-0513

Features: New recipes and beers for this year's event. Join Eckert's culinary team member, Sabine Vaughn, as she shares some of her favorite German foods.

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