The Continental Ballet Company is hosting a “Beer & Ballet” fundraiser event on Friday, October 8, 7 p.m., at the Schneider Theater at 1800 West Old Shakopee Road. Tickets are $30, which includes admission and one free beverage. Additional beverages will be available for purchase. Guests can enjoy short performances featuring new choreography by some dancers and the director. The fundraiser will support ballet lessons, visits to local schools and performances. This year’s fundraiser is sponsored by 9 Mile Brewing Company. To purchase tickets, visit brownpapertickets.com or call the Continental Ballet Company at 952-563-8562.