Buzzing: Guns N' Hoses, Craft Beer Festival & Chicken Fest
This weekend you have the chance to see firefighters take on our cops. August 26 is the 5th Annual Guns N' Hoses game in Lynchburg! The Lynchburg Fire and Police Departments will play a softball game at City Stadium at 4 p.m. Money raised at the event will go to the MDA and the Special Olympics. This year's game is especially important because it's a tie-breaker between the departments. They're tied at two wins each. Tickets are $10, and you'll get a T-Shirt and a ticket to the Hillcats game at 6 p.m.
August 24, it's a beer extravaganza! The 2012 Virginia Craft Brewers Festival will bring all you beer lovers together to promote Virginia's beer industry. You can taste from more than 20 local breweries from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. There will be four great bands on stage and food from The Rock Barn. You can also camp on the grounds and enjoy the view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. You still have a chance to buy advanced tickets http://virginiacraftbrewersfest.com/?page_id=38
Also on SaturdayRoanoke is hosting the third annual Wing Fest in Elmwood Park. Enjoy the best chicken wings Roanoke has to offer from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. You can vote for the best wings and take part of the contests and contests. There will also be live music. That's $5.