PAWTUCKET – Mattoberfest, a beer and wine tasting event to benefit the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance, will be held at The Barn at The Guild, 461 Main St., Pawtucket, on Friday, Oct. 15, from 5 to 10 p.m.

Tickets are $25 per person and include the choice of a pint of beer, glass of wine, or five 4-ounce beer samples.

Food from Cuffs Counter will be available for purchase, along with raffle prizes, entertainment, and games of cornhole.

The event honors Friedreich’s Ataxia patient Matt Dilorio, who died on July 4. Fundraising efforts continue in Dilorio’s memory with a goal of helping FARA find a treatment and a cure for FA.

Visit to purchase tickets or make a donation.

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