Beer from around the country, food by local eateries, games and live music highlight the Great Tucson Beer Festival at 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 16. VIP ticket holders can enter at 5 p.m. $40 regular in advance; $50 at the door. VIP tickets are $80; or two for $150. Proceeds benefit Sun Sounds of Arizona. Visit www.azbeer.com/tucson.htm for more information.