Get Crafty Louisville for a good cause

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Louisville, Ky —Cure CF Inc, a Louisville-based non-profit, is thrilled to announce CRAFT 2015—a premier pizza and beer festival. The event is designed to bring together the uniqueness of Louisville’s culinary and brewing scenes into one incredible evening that celebrates the culture of our city while raising money and awareness for cystic fibrosis. CRAFT 2015, presented by Anthem, will take place Saturday, October 10 from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. at the 2nd Bridge Streetscape located on 2nd Street in downtown Louisville.

CRAFT 2015 is a grassroots event that has curated some of the region’s best craft pizza and beer into one incredible party in downtown Louisville celebrating the culture of a city and the fight for a cure.  The event was the brainchild of three families: the Klausings, parents of Luke (8 years old); the Foushees, parents of Alex (2 years old), and the Sweeneys, parents of Samuel (11 months old)—whose children all have cystic fibrosis and who came together with the goal to create a unique event in Louisville to raise funds for a cure.

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The evening will boast beer from over ten Kentucky breweries including, Against the Grain, BBC, Blue Stallion, Country Boy Brewing, Falls City, Flat 12 Bierworks, Goodwood, Gordon Biersch, Great Flood, Sterling, and West 6th. Guests can also sip on tastings from Four Roses and Horse Bend Winery. In addition to these local favorites, guests can expect to enjoy craft pizza from Angio’s, BBC, Bearno’s, Boombozz, Diorio’s, Gordon Biersch,Hometown Pizza, Impellizzeri’s, Johnny Brusco’s, Johnny V’s, Loui Loui’s, Mellow Mushroom, Papa John’s, Pizza Place, Spinelli’s, and dessert from Spotz Gelato and the Sippin Tea Company.

Revelers can sample their way around some of the region’s best craft pizza makers and breweries while dancing the night away listening to some great live music, all while raising money that will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and go towards finding a cure for this life-shortening, tomorrow-stealing disease. During the live auction guests will be able to bid on all kinds of exciting items and experiences, including much sought-after floor tickets to University of Louisville and University of Kentucky Basketball Games, autographed memorabilia from My Morning Jacket, and a one-of-a-kind Bourbon experience with Liquor Barn’s spirit expert, Brad Williams, for you and three friends.

Tickets to the event are $55 before October 3, and $65 after that date, as well as at the door. Tickets include food and drink samples. You can pre-purchase tickets by visiting www.craftlouisville.com or buy them at the door on the night of the event.

The event is being presented with support from Anthem. Additional event support comes from Argi, Bearno’s Pizza, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Four Roses Bourbon, JAA, Liquor Barn, Republic Bank and Vivid Impact. Further support is provided in memory of JB Klausing. All proceeds from the event will directly benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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