Now that spring appears to have finally sprung, we have some amazing upcoming events weeks coming up through mid-April 2018.
Today is St. Patrick’s Day March 17th – DON’T FORGET TO WEAR GREEN! If you are in Penticton, there is a St. Patrick’s Day event at the Kettle Valley Station Pub on March 17th. Please see the event listed. Or if you are in Oliver, Firehall Brewery has a special concert happening. Get the full details here.
Also on St. Patrick’s Day, the CAMRA BC AGM is on March 17th in Powell River, BC from 1-3 pm at McKinney’s Pub, 6251 Yew Street, Powell River, all CAMRA members are welcome.
Kick off Okanagan Fest of Ale with a special educational session hosted by Joe Wiebe, author of the book, the Craft Beer Revolution. Joe will be presenting on the history of beer on April 12th at Bad Tattoo Brewing. The event is here on facebook. For tickets visit eventbrite here and CAMRA members, use the promo code CAMRA for a $5 savings.
Do you want to learn more about beer? 2 courses are available from Okanagan College – Craft Beer Appreciation and Advanced Beer Appreciation.
CAMRA members are invited to participate in the Industry portion of Okanagan Fest of Ale on Friday April 13th from 1-3pm. If you would like to participate, you’ll need to RSVP here…. and you’ll need to show your CAMRA membership card and a paid for ticket for the Fest of Ale for either Friday or Saturday.
This is a final call out for volunteers to help work the CAMRA booth at Okanagan Fest of Ale on April 13/14, please let CAMRA member Maggie know if you’re interested in volunteering. Click here to email Maggie. There are cool benefits for all volunteers!
Do you have your tickets yet for Okanagan Fest of Ale yet? Click here to order online.
If you’re interested in the Murderers Row Cask Event at Kettle Valley Station Pub on April 14th after Fest of Ale, please see the Facebook event here. Tickets will be on sale in the next day or so, and this event always sells out quickly.
The 2nd annual Penticton Beer Run is coming up on June 2nd. Is anyone interested in being part of a CAMRA SO team? Please email CAMRA member Graham if interested. Further details are here.
Have a read of the latest issue of What’s Brewing Magazine online here.
Lastly, we had a HUGE turnout for our 2018 CAMRA SO AGM and the results are in! Introducing our new team:
Brad (Communications Director)
Chelsea (Vice President)
Eike (Education/Home Brewers Liaison)
Aldo (Membership Director)
Kevin (Events Director)
Membership across BC is made up of over 1300 individuals. Member activities include beer tastings, brewery tours, seminars & more. CAMRA members are eager to apply their talents and experience to promoting widespread public appreciation of the many “real beers” that have become available in recent years.
Welcome to the South Okanagan branch of the Campaign for Real Ale, an independent, volunteer-run consumer organization dedicated to supporting the brewing of traditional styles of beer in the traditional manner, using traditional ingredients.