This Friday, July 10th from 5 PM to 10 PM is the 7th Annual Empire State Brewing & Music Festival. The event will be held in Clinton Square and features a large variety of local breweries, music, and food vendors. Tickets are $40 in advance and $50 at the gate. Admission includes a 4-ounce sampling glass and 2-ounce samplings of the 300 styles of beer. Proceeds from the event will benefit both the New York State Brewers Association and Project Children. More information can be found on the official website.