Raise your glass to the waning days of summer at this year's Brass City Brew Fest. Thousands are expected to gather for food, beer, live music, beer seminars and more. Lists of participating breweries are still being finalized, so keep your eyes on brasscitybrewfest.com as the event nears. All participants must be 21 years of age or older, with valid photo ID or passport. You can get your drink on rain or shine, but please, no pets.
Brass City Brew Fest
Sept. 8, 1 p.m., $30-$45, Library Park, 267 Grand St., Waterbury, brasscitybrewfest.com.