Spring is in full bloom at Michael's Greenhouses in Cheshire, where the Greenhouse Beer Festival takes place April 12 at 1 p.m. The event features more than two dozen breweries, food from the Caseus Cheese Truck and sweets from the NoRA Cupcake Truck.
Participating breweries and vendors include heavy Connecticut representation: BruRm@Bar, Beer'd, Black Hog, DuVig, Firefly Hollow, Half Full, New England Brewing, New England Cider, OEC, Ripe Bar Juices, Relic, Stony Creek, Tree House, Two Roads and Willimantic Brewing. Regional and national brands include BBC, Captain Lawrence, Ithaca, Lagunitas, Lawson's Finest Liquids, Long Trail, New Holland, Oskar Blues, Otter Creek, Sierra Nevada, Sixpoint and Tree House.
Tickets are $55 and include admission and food tickets. All proceeds will go to the Guanin Ambulance Project. Information: mikrobeerbar.com/events.