2017 Tennessee Beer and Wine Festival at Two Rivers to raise funds for local charities

The Tennessee Beer and Wine Festival at Two Rivers Mansion is located at 3130 McGavock Pike.

The Tennessee Beer and Wine Festival at Two Rivers Mansion is located at 3130 McGavock Pike.

The 2017 Tennessee Beer and Wine Festival returns on Saturday, Oct. 21 at Two Rivers Mansion in Donelson. The annual outdoor event will feature an extensive list of breweries, along with an assortment of wines, food vendors and live entertainment. The non-profit festival raises funds for local organizations in the Hermitage and Donelson communities.

Bill LaFollette is a chair of the Tennessee Beer and Wine Festival’s volunteer planning committee. “Beer and wine lovers will not only be able to sample several varieties, but also visit our educational tent and enjoy food and live music, all while benefiting a great cause,” he said.

The festival’s brewery lineup includes Jackalope Brew-ing Company, Tennessee Brew Works, Blackstone Brewing Company, Crazy Mountain Brewing, Hi-Wire Brewing, Core Brewing and Ballast Point Brewing Company. Food vendors include Little Cancun on the Go and Smokin’ Bowls, along with burgers and bratwursts.

The event will also feature an educational tent with a session on Old Forester’s new bourbon and tasting of the product.

Guests can purchase tickets prior to the event for $35 and onsite for $45. Designated driver tickets are offered for $15.

Tickets are available online at http://tennesseebeerandwinefestival.com/tickets/. Tickets include access to the event, samples of beer and wine, a commemorative tasting glass and an invite to the event’s official after party at Scoreboard Sports Bar & Grill. Free parking at the event is available for all attendees.