Celebrate New Year’s Eve a day early at Tradition Brewing Company. Saturday, December 30th, experience the Tasting Room as it will be completely transformed for a special guest and event.
Enjoy a limited release of a special Tradition Brewing Company barrel-aged beer, live music and great company. The Barrel Room will also feature several guest taps for this event only: Buskey Cider, Fair Winds Brewing Company, Center of the Universe Brewing and Smartmouth Beer just to name a few. Word on the street is, they will even have wine!
Circa 1918 Kitchen & Bar will have their amazing food truck on site for your dining pleasure. Live music will be provided by Chamomile and Whiskey. This event is 21 and up, with valid ID required upon entry. Attire is casual cocktail. The brewery will be open from 6pm-12am for this occasion.
For more info on this event, click here.
Newport News Parks, Recreation & Tourism will partner with Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate to present The City Center Oyster Roast. This event will take place Friday, October 20th from 6-9pm.
You’ll enjoy live music, great food, a variety of beverages and other fun activities. Harpoon Larry’s will provide raw and roasted oysters along with other signature favorites. Additional food vendors include Capt’n Crabby, Pennsylvania Dutch Funnel Cake of Virginia, Couture Cakes By Nika and Mama Neem’s Mobile Seafood. Beer, wine and bourbon sales will benefit the Warwick Ruritan Club.
Admission and parking are free. The food is ‘pay as you go’. Dance the night away with The Deloreans 80’s Band and enjoy great food, drinks and friends.
For more info, click here.
A wide array of artists’ booths will line Styron Square this weekend in Port Warwick. The Art & Sculpture Festival returns October 14-15th with fine arts, live entertainment, food, beer and wine.
The festival will feature 100 artists, a fabulous lineup of eclectic music each day and a tent for young collectors. Enjoy strolling the square stocked with world-class fine art, gourmet food vendors and family friendly activities.
Don’t forget to visit the local chic boutiques, award winning restaurants and other unique businesses in the Square. Saturday hours are from 10-6pm and Sunday from 10-5pm.
For more info, click here.
Saturday, September 30th, come out to Alewerks and celebrate a great cause. Tap into Fall with 10 Alewerks craft beer samples and an exclusive firkin of Pumpkin Ale with vanilla and coffee.
Prost! food truck will be on site serving their Oktoberfest-inspired menu including brats, schnitzel and beer braised sausage. The primary beneficiary for this event is the local branch of Warriors at Ease. Prior to the event, at 11 a.m. an instructor will lead a complimentary yoga session.
This year’s event will offer lawn games, live music and a silent auction featuring items such as restaurant gift cards to Merchants Square and rounds of golf at Kingsmill Resort. This event is from 12-4pm. Admission is $25, non-drinkers are $10.
For more information, visit williamsburgjuniors.org/btb.
Saturday, September 23rd, find your stein and rock the Lederhosen for Oktoberfest at Tradition! This all-day celebration will feature live music, German food and seasonal beer releases.
The Tasting Room will be transformed into an Authentic German Beer Hall. Deutscher Imbiss will be on site serving up bratwurst, currywurst, schnitzel bites, and more. There will be live music throughout the day, including Good Shot Judy taking the stage at 7:00 pm. The party starts at 12pm and will go until 11pm. Cheers!
For more info, visit facebook.com/TraditionBrewing.
Thursday, September 28th, get ready to dance, dine and donate at the 7th Annual ‘Shag at the Foodbank’. This popular indoor/outdoor event is hosted by the Kiwanis Clubs of Division 13 and will take place at the Foodbank, located at 2401 Aluminum Ave. in Hampton.
Nixon Catering will be on site to serve all-you-can-eat seafood. Menu items include steamed shrimp, clams, crab bites, fried oysters, scallops, and pork BBQ. Bill Deal’s Original Rhondels will perform all evening. This event is from 5.30-8.30pm. Tickets purchased in advance are $40 per person and $50 at the door.
This year, the Kiwanis are having a canned tuna/chicken drive to stock the Foodbank shelves so make sure to bring some goodies. Proceeds directly impact literacy, health, recreation, family support, quality childcare, youth leadership development programs and reduce hunger throughout Hampton Roads.
For more info and to purchase tickets, visit shagatthefoodbank.com.
Finally, someone has found a bright side to the end of summer! Saturday, September 9th, Tradition Brewing Company will host a ‘Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day’ party.
The weather will still be decent, so make sure to take advantage of their awesome patio. Play some cornhole, giant jenga or just sit back and enjoy great beer.
The Tasting Room will be open from 12-11pm. Sliders food truck will be on site serving up their delicious burgers and the limited release of Mighty Mick Irish Stout will be available.
Be sure to catch the Bagpiper perform from 2-4pm, championship Irish dancers from 4.30-6pm and The Fighting Jamesons beginning at 7pm. This event is from 4-11pm. There is a $5 cover beginning at 6pm, kids 12 and under are free.
For more info, visit facebook.com/events.