What do you get when you mix wine and beer together? The Keg and Cork Festival happening Aug. 24 in Maryland.
The Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds (1450 Generals Hwy., Crownsville, Md.) will yet again be transformed into a beer and wine lovers' emporium for Kegs and Cork, a festival that features samples of beer and wine, live entertainment and an oh-so-nice souvenir cup.
Expect to sample (and buy) beer from the many craft beer vendors, including many Maryland favorites like Heavy Seas, Troegs and Flying Dog. A dozen or so Maryland wineries will be pouring, including St. Michaels, Boordy, Cove Point and Cassinelli vineyards.
At the fest, the American Pavilion will feature local beer and wine along with Maryland crab cakes and fresh oysters. There will also be a Beer from Around the World tent that providing a serving of sangria and international beer.
Tickets are $25 advance; $30 at the gate; and VIP tickets for $50 that include private tents near music, food, seating and private bathrooms. Children under 12 are free.
The festival is open from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday August 24.