WEDNESDAY, October 31
Airways Brewing Company Sky Hag Release Party
Airways Brewing Company recently released its first-ever bottled beer—a boozy tribute to the Mayan doomsday. Now the Kent brewery is releasing its flagship beer, Sky Hag IPA, in 22-ounce bottles. The bottling kicks off today, the brewery’s one-year anniversary, and a release party goes down from 3 to 9pm in the tasting room. Bottles will be on sale and two special versions will be on draft. And, since it is Halloween and all, prizes await the best Sky Hag–inspired costumes. Bottles hit local shops November 2.
The Dog and Pony Show
Brave Horse Tavern invites you and your dog to enjoy a brewski in the courtyard from 4 to 6. Dress up your pooch to enter a costume contest, best in show wins a prize. Owners must be 21 or older. If you have any questions, email Amy.
THURSDAY, November 1
Second Annual Hard Cider Tasting
Sample new ciders from four Washington labels—Alpenfire Organic Hard Cider, Finnriver Farm and Cidery, Snowdrift Cider Company, and Tieton Cider Works—and try The Spoon Project's carmelized cider ice cream and hard cider sorbet, as well as bites from other local purveyors. The tasting takes place at Olson Kundig Architects in Pioneer Square; admission is $25, with proceeds benefiting local nonprofit City Fruit.
SATURDAY, November 3
Happy First Birthday Twelve Bar Brews
In celebration of Twelve Bar Brews’ first year of business, signature ales will flow from noon to 6. The party happens at the Broken String, the newly expanded tasting room at the TBB production facility.
Elliott's 20th Annual Oyster New Year
This epic oysterfest boasts more than 30 varieties of bivalves, 40-plus wineries pouring oyster-friendly vintages, and brews from Pike and Maritime Pacific. The VIP tickets are accounted for, but $95 general admission tickets remain. The event runs from 3 to 9 at Elliott's Oyster House.
Two Beers Brewing’s Five Year Anniversary
Stop by the tasting room at Two Beers Brewery between 2 and 7 for $4 and $5 pints, food from Where Ya At Matt, and live entertainment courtesy Seattle bluegrass band Hot Bodies in Motion. Kids and well-behaved dogs are welcome.
SUNDAY, November 4
Tavolàta’s Sunday Feast
Lamb is served at this month’s supper at the Tavolàta communal table. Reservations are required for the $65 feast starting at 6, and spots are limited to 26 guests. Call 206-838-8008 to snag one.
Pastry Cooking Event
Join RN74 pastry chef Kim Mahar for a hands-on holiday cooking event. The two sessions, the first from 11 to 1, the second from 2 to 4, each one $60, will offer a sticky bun tutorial, full kitchen tour, beverage pairings, takeaway treats, and recipes. Reserve your spot by calling 206-456-7612.
MONDAY, November 5
Monsoon East Meets Woodinville Whiskey
Enjoy a multicourse meal and cocktails featuring Woodinville Whiskey as Orlin Sorensen, cofounder and distiller at Woodinville Whiskey Co., talks spirits and distilling. Dinner begins at 6, cost is $80 per person, and reservations are required. Call 425-635-1112 to reserve.
November 7 Join fellow Top Chef enthusiasts at the Palace Ballroom for the premiere of set-in-Seattle season nine. Four giant screens will project the action. The $20 ticket gets you a glass of wine and bites inspired by past Top Chef episodes. For more information email Amy.