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WUFT Weekender: Hogtown Craft Beer Festival, Ben Taylor, Tactical Laser Tag

By and on May 3rd, 2013

Here’s a preview of this weekend’s events:

Hogtown Craft Beer Festival

Sample beers from local and national breweries paired with food at the Hogtown Craft Beer Festival.

All attendees must be at least 21 years old.

When: Saturday, May 4 from 1 to 5 p.m.
Where: Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, 4700 SW 58th Dr., Gainesville
Admission: $55

Ben Taylor

Folk-rock singer Ben Taylor will perform with his band at High Dive. Taylor is the son of Grammy Award-winning musicians Carly Simon and James Taylor.

Devon Stuart and Hannah Harber will open.

When: Friday, May 3 at 9 p.m.
Where: High Dive, 210 SW 2nd Ave., Gainesville
Admission: $13 for general admission ($2 fee for under-21 guests at door)

Tactical Laser Tag Night Game

Outdoor laser tag is a combination of paintball and Airsoft, and it’s one of the fastest growing battlefield simulation sports in the world.

M2 Battlesports integrates infrared and radio frequency tagger technology into mission-based game play.

When: Saturday, May 4 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Where: M2 Battlesports, 17803 US-301 N, Waldo
Admission: $15


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