Beer, wine festival set

Published 8:48 pm Wednesday, August 6, 2014

The nTelos Wireless Pavilion will host its inaugural Virginia Craft Beer and Wine Festival from noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 6 in the Pavilion Plaza.

The festival will exclusively feature some of the finest selections of craft breweries and wineries, all hand-picked and selected from right here in Virginia.

Tickets include unlimited sampling of craft beer and wine from Virginia breweries and wineries, along with a commemorative festival glass and live entertainment featuring Virginia natives Lewis McGehee and Major & The Monbacks.

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Participating local breweries will include O’Connor Brewing Co., Smartmouth Brewing Co., Back Bay Brewing Co., Young Veterans Brewing Co., St George Brewing Co., Larry’s Lemonade, Ale Works Brewing Co., Legend Brewing Co., Devils Backbone Brewing Co., Bold Rock Hard Cider, Starr Hill Brewing Co. and Sunken City Brewery, along with a selection of premier wineries from across the state.

Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the gate, as available. Tickets are on sale now at all Ticketmaster locations, or purchase online at Tickets are also available at the pavilion box office Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Proceeds support the Virginia Legends Walk Foundation.

For more information, visit, or call 393-8181.