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  • 04

    1:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Workhouse Brewfest
    9601 Ox Rd, Lorton, VA 22079, USA

    Craft breweries, artisan distilleries, and Virginia wineries return to the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton for the third annual Workhouse Brewfest on Saturday, August 4, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    This unique event will feature live performances by the region’s most popular bands, unique food trucks, access to air-conditioned art galleries and artist studios, and the opportunity to taste some of the area’s most exciting beer, spirits, and wine.

    The day will provide an unforgettable experience for every kind of beer lover – from the uber-knowledgeable beer geek to the casual drinker and those new to the world of craft beer. More details will be announced online at http://workhousebrewfest.org/

  • 04

    6:00 pm-11:00 pm
    Merchant Square
    400 W Duke of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, VA 23185, USA

    Whistle Belly is back and better than ever! This year’s festival is moving to Saturday Night August 4th on Duke of Gloucester Street!

    Crafted by DoG Street Pub & presented by the Junior Woman’s Club of Williamsburg.
    40 breweries, 80 beers and delicious eats!

    Drinks & all you can eat for only $50! Save up to $10 by purchasing in advance.

    General Admission Tickets get access to the festival from 7pm to 11pm.

    Get Early Access tickets to enjoy exclusive beers. With an Early Access ticket your festival begins at 6pm with access to food & beer including 10 beers only available to Early Access guests!

    Early Access will include Beer from Alewerks, Bells, Founders, Hardywood, Billsburg, Commonwealth, Founders, Virginia Beer Company and More!

    Food from Chef David Everett’s DoG Street Pub, Trellis Bar & Grill, Blue Talon Bistro, Culture Cafe & The Catering Company. Beer line up curated by Lauren Moore.

    Raffle of gifts from breweries & local businesses.
    Proceeds benefit local non-profits & scholarships to high school students via the JWCW.

    Rain or shine

    Tickets are non-refundable.

    More details at www.Whistlebelly.com

  • 04

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Virginia Museum of History & Culture
    428 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220, USA

    In the spirit of Virginia Craft Beer Month, the Virginia Museum of History & Culture will host its second annual “BrewHaHa” craft beer festival on Saturday, August 4. The event will feature beer selections from many of your favorite Virginia breweries, live music, and food options. We’re also introducing a new VIP event, “Battle of the Brews”, that showcases Richmond-area breweries’ renditions of a historic beer recipe from our collection. Don’t miss this chance to sip history! Attendees must be 21 years of age or older. All guests must have a ticket. No smoking, coolers, or outside food or drink. Event will take place rain or shine.

    VIP tickets include admission to Battle of the Brews (4:30 – 6:00 pm) as well as admission to the main festival (6:00 – 9:00 pm)

    General Admission is from 6:00 – 9:00 pm

    Taste modern revamps from metro Richmond breweries of a historic recipe for lemon beer found in our archives. Try a sample from each brewery and vote for your favorite. Meet the brewers and learn about the process behind their creations.

    Participating Breweries: Isley, Ardent, Castleburg, Champion, Hardywood, and Canon & Draw.

    For more info and to purchase your ticket, go to www.virginiahistory.org/events

  • 14

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Chow Restaurant & Bar
    5103 Colley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23508, USA

    Mark your calendars and get your tickets to enjoy a specially prepared menu paired with delicious Devils Backbone beers at this Trail Magic Beer Dinner hosted at Chow Restaurant and Bar in Norfolk VA!

    Check out this menu!

    Welcome Beer: Glitter Bomb

    Heirloom Tomato Salad: Heirloom tomatoes, zucchini, yellow squash, and feta tossed with mignonette
    Beer Pairing: Vienna Lager

    Oysters 3 Ways: Smoked, on the half shell, and thyme-butter poached
    Beer Pairing: Striped Bass Pale Ale
    Field Pea Hummus: Fresh local field peas and fresh herbs served with house made focaccia bread
    Beer Pairing: Gold Leaf Lager
    Grilled Bone-In Pork Chop: Served with roasted garlic mashed potatoes drizzled with a balsamic and fig reduction and then topped with pear and friseé blue cheese salad
    Beer Pairing: Eight Point IPA
    Peach Bruleé: Grilled peaches topped with fresh whipped cream and candied pecans
    Beer Pairing: Revenge of the Mariner
  • 15

    5:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Grain at The Main
    100 E Main St, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA

    Enjoy delicious Devils Backbone beer while making a masterpiece of your own at Grain at The Main in Norfolk, VA!

    Join the Devils Backbone family, take home cool swag and design your own camp mug or hat all while enjoying Devils Backbone brews!

  • 18

    1:00 pm-8:00 pm
    IX Art Park
    IX Art Park, 955 2nd Street Southeast, Charlottesville, VA, United States

    Join us August 18 for the 2018 Virginia Craft Brewers Fest in Charlottesville, VA. The Fest will be hosted by Three Notch’d Brewing Company and is the only sanctioned event of the Virginia Craft Brewers Guild. Thousands of craft beer lovers from Virginia and surrounding states enjoy chatting with the brewers responsible for the tasty libations.

    With more than 100 breweries expected to serve tastings, you should plan to stay for the day so you get to taste them all. We are a family friendly Fest and offer designated driver ticket options to make sure all guests are able to enjoy their time.

    Click here to get tickets!

  • 25

    4:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Fredericksburg Fairgrounds
    2400 Airport Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, USA

    Aug 25th 2018  the Cigar, Bourbon, and Beer Festival will once again take place at the Fredericksburg fair grounds. This event will feature 20 craft beers from our local Fredericksburg Breweries,  bourbons from all across the country and some from right here in Virginia,  a select number of Virginia Wineries and Cideries, and an impressive selection of cigars!

    There will also be a number of food vendors, live music, and more!

    CLICK HERE for more information and tickets!