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Thu. 9/15; 6:30 p.m. — Victory Beer Dinner at Nectar [A five-course meal paired with Victory's Helles Lager, Limey Gose, Festbier, and Sour Monkey. $65]
Cape May, NJ
Sat. 9/17; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. — Harvest Brew Fest at Emlen Physick Estate [An all-day festival featuring local musicians and regional brews, plus seasonal vendors, food, crafts and collectibles show, and other family activities. $PAYG]
Mon. 9/19; 3 p.m. — 3rd Annual Homebrew ColaBEERation at 3rd Wave Brewing Company [Submit all entries by 9/19/16 and judging will take place at 3rd Wave on 9/21/16. $PAYG]
Sun. 9/18; 10 a.m. — Tails, Trails, and Ales at Weyerbacher Brewing Company [Following the 5-mile Jest run, we start Tails, Trails & Ales which will feature a dog walk (1PM) local animal shelters, goodies & activities for both animals and humans. $5+$PAYG]
Fri. 9/16; 5 p.m. — Sixpoint Tap Takeover at Isaac's Pickle Bar [All taps will be from Sixpoint Brewery. $PAYG]
Sat. 9/17; All day — 5th Anniversary Customer Appreciation Celebration at The Fridge [Join us for a day of fantastic beers, food, give-aways, and prizes as we celebrate 5 years of The Fridge. $PAYG]
Sat. 9/17; All Day — Victory Sour Monkey & Tart Ten Tap Night at The Fridge [Join us for a day of fantastic beers, food, give-aways, and prizes as we celebrate 5 years of The Fridge. $PAYG]
Thu. 9/15; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Devil's Backbone Night at Pinocchio's [Beers from Devil's Backbone. $PAYG]
Sat. 9/17; 4 p.m.-10 p.m. — Zombtember at Mispillion River Brewing Company [Once the race is finished, participants will be able to explore the haunted Mispillion property and watch Zombieland outside on a giant screen. While drinking beer. $25-$30+$PAYG]
Newtown Square, Pa.
Sat. 9/17; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. — Pints In The Square at Ellis Preserve [Featuring Kickstart 5k, local food vendors, live music, and over 50 beers from 25+ local craft breweries. Benefits the Newtown Square Fire Company. $10-$65]
Sat. 9/17; 12:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. — Newtown Beerfest at The Stocking Works [Beer tasting, live music, food, and fun. $10-$75]
Thu. 9/15; 5 p.m. — One Year Anniversary Bash at Coeur [Join us for our one year anniversary bash featuring $1 Yards Philly Pale Ale from 5-6 p.m. $PAYG]
Thu. 9/15; 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Yards Brews Cruise at The Spirit of Philadelphia (at Penn's Landing) [Don't miss this pirate-themed party on the river! Eclat Chocolate will be on board for chocolate pairings on this cruise. This cruise will feature Yards' IPA. $49.9]
Fri. 9/16; 7 p.m.-11 p.m. — City Kitties Fundraiser at Yards Brewing Company [Includes all the beer you can drink, with a portion of the profits benefitting City Kitties, a no-kill volunteer-run non-profit rescue shelter. $40]
Fri. 9/16-Sun. 9/18; All Weekend — Oktoberfest Weekend at Strangelove's [We're filling all 20 taps with German beers and locally brewed German styles and the brats won't stop until someone calls the police. $PAYG]
Fri. 9/16-Thu. 9/22; All day — Sausage Fest at Standard Tap [We’ll be serving up all sorts of small plates from scotch eggs to bratwurst to chorizo. We’ll be pouring all manner of local festbier and German style drafts to complement your sausage feast. $PAYG]
Sat. 9/17; 2 p.m.-4 p.m. — Farmer's Market Happy Hour at Clarkville [Our post Farmers' Market meet-n-greet-n-grub happens every month. Plus $1 of every very special 2SP Brewing beer special sold goes to support the The Food Trust $PAYG]
Sat. 9/17; 12 p.m.-10 p.m. — PHLOktoberfest at Frankford Hall & Fette Sau [Enjoy a day of German festivities, including food, beer, and games under our huge tent on Frankford Avenue. $PAYG]
Sat. 9/17; 12 p.m.-8 p.m. — Oktoberfest Street Festival at South Street [With 10 German beers available on draught, a wealth of German food, live Oom-pah music, face painting, German dancers and more, it is one of the fall’s most exciting food-and-drink events and a do-not-miss celebration for beer lovers. $PAYG or VIP for $115]
Sat. 9/17; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Beer & Brewing 101 at Philly Beer School [This is our introduction to how beer is made, major beer styles, and brewing history. $39.98]
Fri. 9/16; All Day — Third Friday Firkin Fest at Sly Fox Brewing Company [Stop by to see which delicious brews will be on the hand pumps next to our stalwart Chester County Bitter. $PAYG]
Sat. 9/17; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. — Lake Augusta Wine & Brew Festival at Riverfront [Includes admission, tasting glass, wine and brew tasting, and entertainment from Runaway Stroller and Royal Benson. $35]
West Chester, Pa.
Thu. 9/15; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. — Tröegs Food Pairing and Happy Hour at The Side Bar [Join Tröegs and Side Bar's Chef Big Dave for a night of food & beer pairing, beer drinking and limited release bottles being available. $PAYG]
Thu. 9/15; 5 p.m. — The Farmer & The Chef at Chase Center on the Riverfront [The premise of the event is simple, pair local farmers with local chefs who will then prepare tasting samples to all event attendees using locally grown farm products. Proceeds go directly to the mission of the March of Dimes. $45-$75]
Sat. 9/17; 1 p.m.-10 p.m. — Analog A-Go-Go at Bellevue State Park [It’s a celebration of all-things indie craft, featuring six live bands, a cask beer festival and distillery garden, an artisan marketplace, and tons of great local food trucks from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. $75-$115]