Ever wanted to learn more about beer from Short’s Brewing Co., but didn’t have time to make the three-hour drive up north? Not to worry, the State Room restaurant in the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center has got you covered. Sales and marketing representative from Short’s Brewing, Eric Trancell, will make his way to the State Room to showcase six different craft brews and some small-bite appetizers. The casual, mix-and-mingle style is intended for attendees to chat with other guests about the brews, as well as Trancell. The beers featured are Strawberry Short’s Cake, Peachy Pom Pom, Beach Wheat, Squishy, Melt My Brain and Soft Parade. Please call in advance to reserve a spot.

Beer Tasting Short's Brewing Co. 5:30-7 p.m., $35, The State Room at Michigan State University, 219 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing. (517) 432-5049. kellogcenter.com.


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