The Griswold Inn, 36 Main St., Essex, hosts an open-house style Craft Brewfest Sept. 25, featuring six New England breweries.
In the Inn's Covered Bridge Room, guests will be able to taste beers from Connecticut's Charter Oak Brewing Company, Two Roads Brewing Company, Cottrell Brewing Co., Shebeen Brewing and Olde Burnside Brewing Company, along with Jack's Abby Brewing from Framingham, Mass. The brews will be complemented by specialty appetizers.
Tickets are $20 with advance reservation; $22 at the door. The event begins at 5 p.m. Information and reservations: 860-767-1776, www.griswoldinn.com.