The Main Street Association, a group of businesses and residents of Main St., are putting on their very first “A Taste of Main Street” Friday, May 19, 6-9 p.m. at Actors Theatre, 316 W. Main St. The event will offer food and drink samples from nearly 20 restaurants and distilleries on Main Street, live music from Frankie Moody, a cash bar, and door prize giveaways every half hour.

Among the businesses offering samples of their wares will be Bearno’s, The Bristol, Crushed Ice, Doc Crow’s, Evan Williams, Troll Pub, Michter’s, The Mayan Café, Morton’s, Patrick O’Shea’s, Goodwood, Over the 9, Old 502, White Castle, Rivulet and Los Aztecas.

Attendees must be at least 21 years old. Tickets are $35 and include six drink sample tickets and unlimited food tastings. Tickets are available at