A spin-off of the Akron Craft Beer Festival, Pints & Pies offers the best of two worlds — craft beer and pies. It's feature beers from some of the best craft breweries in Ohio and across the nation along with samples of locally made artisan-style pizza pies, savory pies and sweet pies. Pies & Pints will offer tastings of close to 100 beers, presented in stations throughout the venue and organized by styles. The event begins at 7 p.m. at the Akron Civic Theatre. Consult the Civic website for more info.