Beericana beer and music festival tickets going on sale

Four years ago, the Beericana Craft Beer and Music Festival started with 58 breweries and 2,700 people congregating at Sugg Farm Park.

This year, the festival has expanded to 70 breweries with 4,000 people expected to flock to the Holly Springs venue.

The festival is Sept. 9, from noon to 6 p.m.

Tickets go on sale July 15. Tickets are $75 for VIP access from noon to 6 p.m.; $45 for general admission from 2 to 6 p.m.; and $15 for music only.

Admission includes a tasting glass for 2-ounce pours.

There will be 16 food trucks and three bands on site.

Chairs, blankets, umbrellas and bottled water are allowed.

A portion of the proceeds goes to the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild and area nonprofits.

Sugg Farm Park is at 2401 Grisby Ave., Holly Springs.

For a list of breweries and tickets, go to

Crank Arm Beer Dinner

Jimmy V’s Osteria + Bar is hosting a four-course dinner with dishes paired with Crank Arm Brewing beers, Wednesday, July 19, at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $45 and will increase 48 hours before the event. Jimmy V’s is at 420 Fayetteville St., Raleigh. A portion of the proceeds will go to the V Foundation to benefit cancer research. or 919-256-1451.