Nothing says “summer” quite like barbecue and beer. And BB Riverboats has teamed up with Christian Moerlein to bring you a tasty new take on cruises. Sample premium Moerlein ales and learn about the brewery’s history and the principles of Moerlein beer from the Christian Moerlein team. Enjoy your favorite drink with selections from a barbecue buffet, featuring chicken, brisket and pulled pork. Live entertainment will be provided by local bands.
7:30-10 p.m. Fridays through Labor Day. $55 adults; $38 children. BB Riverboats, Riverboat Row, Newport, 859-261-8500, bbriverboats.com.