About 500 participants braved the heat and humidity to sample beer from 24 different brewers at the Rivertown Hops beer fest in Columbia on Saturday. Brewers and food trucks lined Locust Street from Second to Fifth in downtown Columbia from 12 to 4 p.m.
The event was sponsored by the Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Council President Kelly Murphy and Councilman Cle Berntheizel attended to show their support for downtown Columbia.
24 brewers set up shop on Locust Street Saturday afternoon.