PORTLAND FARMHOUSE AND WILD ALE FESTIVAL—Twenty-five dollars will buy you 10 beer tickets for this annual French- and Belgian-inspired Farmhouse Ale festival, which goes down at Seraveza on Saturday and Sunday, March 28 and 29. More than 50 beers will be on hand, including a one-time only reserve beer from Upright Brewing. Those bottles will cost you $15 each, but a keg will be tapped Sunday afternoon to give you a taste before making your purchase. More details can be found here.
NEW SCHOOL CLASS OF 2014 BREWERIES NIGHT—On Friday, April 6, The New School's throwing a party to honor all of Portland's rookie breweries for a job well done. The free party goes down at the White Owl Social Club on Friday, April 3, from 3 to 6 p.m. And get ready for something tasty—the brewers from Ex Novo, Fat Head's, Baerlic, Royale and Stormbreaker decided to each make a Saison-style golden with the exact same yeast, but each of them also chose a single secret ingredient to put a little person spin on each brew. Wanna know more about the party? Click here.
4TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY—Brewvana's turning four this year and they want to show you how much they love you by getting you sauced. The bash takes place at Ecliptic Brewing, on Wednesday, April 8, from 6 to 9 p.m. The party's free, and that first beer will run you $5, but each one after that's just $3. And keep your ears to the ground for Brewvana's April tours to Astoria, Hood River and Eugene. For more details, click here.
UPPER LEFT FOOD AND & BREW—This year marks the first of what will soon be an annual tradition of American craft brewers partnering with 20 local chefs to prepare craft beer-inspired dinners. This year's event unfolds at Velo Cult Bike Shop on Thursday, April 16, from 6 p.m. to midnight. Tickets—about 400 of them—run $30 a pop and get you a tasting glass and three beers, with a food pairing from the brewer-chef team of your choice. For more information, click here.