Nothing says Halloween like pumpkin beer and cupcakes. Four Front Street pubs and Pandora Cupcakes in Cuyahoga Falls have teamed up to offer a pumpkin beer-soaked Halloween on Friday like never before. Each bar will host a different experience and atmosphere but all will offer a featured pumpkin beer for $5 a pint. To top it off, Pandora Cupcakes will offer pumpkin cupcakes and cake balls. Participating bars are the Cashmere Cricket, Firehouse Grille & Pub, the Office and Craft Beer Bar.
A costume contest at a beer joint. A Halloween Party and Costume Contest will be held Friday in the Tasting Room at Hoppin’ Frog Brewing Co., 1680 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Awards will be given to the best individual costume, best couple and guests will vote for the best employee costume. 330-352-4578.
Best of Ohio craft beer. West Point Market will hold its third Best of Ohio craft beer tasting and also crown the winner of its homebrew competition from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the grocery store, 1711 W. Market St., Akron. The tasting will feature beers from: Fat Head’s, Elevator, Jackie O’s, Chagrin, Thirsty Dog, Hoppin’ Frog, Great Lakes, the Brew Kettle and Griffin Cider. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door and include appetizers and live music.
Tea, crumpets and a rabbit. Peter Rabbit’s Tea Party will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Learned Owl Book Shop, 204 N. Main St., Hudson. Hear a story or two about Peter Rabbit’s adventures and then have afternoon tea. To reserve a spot, call 330-653-2252.