Beer festival Food Briefs

April 21, 2014 

When: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday

Where: Edwardsville City Park, 112 S. Buchana, at Illinois 159

Cost: Free to attend. You do not have to be 21 to enter the park, but those who wish to purchase beer must be 21 or older. No outside coolers or food permitted and leashed dogs are allowed.

Features: Beer trailers featuring seasonal and special release craft beers; more than 20 craft breweries will be represented, plus local restaurants will serve food and there will be live music all day.

Sponsored by: Global Brew Tap House & Lounge. A portion of the sales from the event will be used to send underprivileged Boy Scouts, who are part of the local Lewis & Clark Council, to camp this summer.

Information: www.Facebook.com/GlobalBrew

South of the Border Party Planning

When: 1-3 p.m. Sunday

Where: Fezziwig's Market Place, 220-222 W. St. Louis St., Lebanon. Weather permitting, this event will be on our outdoor courtyard patio

Cost: $25

Reservations: Required in advance to 618-537-8422 or fezziwigsmarket.com

Features: Prepare for Cinco de Mayo and summertime favorites with a menu that includes Sweet Pepper Poppers with Goat & Ricotta Cheese, Boom Boom Shrimp with Habanero Slaw, Slow Cooker Carnitas, Southwestern grilled veggie salad and Margarita Salted Key Lime Tarts.

Cooking with Tea

When: 6-7:30 p.m. April 29

Where: Fezziwig's Market Place, 220-222 W. St. Louis St., Lebanon

Cost: $20

Reservations: Required in advance to 618-537-8422 or fezziwigsmarket.com

Features: Tea is not just for drinking anymore. The Fezziwig's staff has experimented with loose-leaf teas to create a unique and healthful menu.

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