Beer here! Craft brew fest Saturday at Coliseum

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The seventh Spring Craft Beer Festival pours Saturday,

The seventh Spring Craft Beer Festival pours Saturday, March 9, 2013, into Nassau Coliseum. Photo Credit: AP

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The seventh Spring Craft Beer Festival pours Saturday into Nassau Coliseum.

More than 50 craft breweries are expected to participate in the March 9 event, showcasing 100-plus beers. Local breweries will take part. Montauk Brewing Co. is to make its festival debut.

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There are two sessions: 12:30 to 4 p.m. and 5:30 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $45 each and may be purchased at with designated-driver tickets at $12 each.

You must be 21 years old and present a valid photo identification to attend.

The beer festival is sponsored by and produced by Starfish Junction Productions. It's partly a fundraiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the  Beer for Brains Foundation.

Nassau Coliseum is at 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale.

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