Category Archives: Events

Bend’s Pine Tavern PT80 Beerfest Challenge

The Pine Tavern restaurant in Bend is one of the city’s oldest continually-operating establishments, having been founded in 1936, and it has long been something of an iconic fixture of downtown Bend both for its longevity and also for the giant ponderosa pine tree growing up through the middle of the dining room. Having started in 1936 means that 2016 will be their 80th anniversary, and—in fitting Bend (or Oregon) fashion—they have decided to kick … Continue reading →

Bend: Catch a bus to Mt. Angel Oktoberfest, Sept. 19

Folks in Bend and Central Oregon—if you were interested in going over to this weekend’s Mount Angel Oktoberfest, the local Bend homebrew club, the Central Oregon Homebrewers Organization, has chartered a bus to do just that for this Saturday, September 19. Details are here: This year COHO has reserved a charter bus to take members to this fantastic event.  The bus will pick us up at a central location in Bend, and take us directly … Continue reading →

Oktoberfest around Oregon (2015 edition)

This Saturday, September 19, is the official start of Oktoberfest for 2015, and fittingly there are a number of Oktoberfest celebrations taking place across the state the same day. Of course the celebrations aren’t confined to just the one day; so this year I thought I’d write a round-up post of the various Oktoberfests taking place, this weekend and beyond, around Oregon. I’ll be updating this article if I come across more events so bookmark this post … Continue reading →

Corvallis Beer Week 2015

Apparently I’ve been out of the loop enough lately (lots of traveling!) to have missed the fact that Corvallis Beer Week is going on right now—the official kickoff was Friday, September 11. It runs through next Saturday, September 19, and you can check out the events list here. Septembeerfest for example is taking place today at Avery Park. Corvallis’ beer scene has been growing nicely in recent years so if you get a chance check … Continue reading →

Gold Beach Brew & Art Festival – September 12

It’s a bit last minute, as the 12th (Saturday) is tomorrow, but I only recently found out about this Oregon Coast brewfest that’s apparently been going on for 8 years now: the Gold Beach Brew & Art Festival, taking place in the tiny town of Gold Beach, Oregon on the lower southwest coast. Come join us on September 12, 2015 for the finest microbrew / craft brewed beer fest on the Oregon coast at the Event Center on the Beach (Curry … Continue reading →