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July 6: Museum Happy Hour: Art Attack
Royal BC Museum, Victoria, BC; 17:15–19:00
Drink, eat, meet and explore. Join us after work on select Thursdays for a themed #MuseumHappyHour in one of our core galleries.
Be inspired by the museum collections and galleries and kick-start a more creative summer at our art party.
Mammoth attack with Gareth Gaudin
Instruct Gareth on how you’d like him to draw you with our mammoth.
Animation attack with Aimée van Drimmelen
Watch as Aimée creates an animation right before your eyes.
Underwater attack with Nathan Nazo Davis
Create watercolours of aquatic creatures with Nathan.
Sneak attack sketching session in the collection areas of the Royal BC Museum
Venture into behind-the-scenes collections spaces and create quick sketches of what you see.
Design attack with Driftwood Brewery
Help Driftwood Brewery design their next beer label.
Please note that Museum Happy Hour events are limited to designated galleries and are not museum-wide. This event takes place in the Natural History gallery on the second floor.
Drinks are available for purchase.
Proudly Sponsored By:
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Victoria
July 7–9: The Phillips Backyard Weekender
Phillips Brewery, Victoria, BC; 15:00–21:30
CAKE • CURRENT SWELL • COMMON KINGS • ALLEN STONE • JUNIOR REID • KARL DENSON’S TINY UNIVERSE • ODDISEE • THE ONE AND ONLY PPL MVR • MARIACHI FLOR DE TOLOACHE • VINCE VACCARO • POLYRHYTHMICS • LITTLE DESTROYER • THE VELVETEINS • FORTUNE KILLERS • THE BRASS • ELECTRIC TIMBER CO. • KERMODE • DISTANT GRAND • DJ BELLYFISH • DJ TIM HORNER • DJ MIKE D
This July 7-9, party with 3000 of your closest friends at The Phillips Backyard Weekender – a 19+ licensed music festival in the Phillips Backyard, located at the Phillips Brewery in Victoria, BC!
Disguised as a brewery parking lot by day, the Phillips Backyard magically transforms into an outdoor music super-party for three unforgettable nights. Set against the backdrop of our beloved local craft brewery in the open air of downtown Victoria’s communal backyard, The Phillips Backyard Weekender is a summer highlight not to be missed.
July 7: Modern Times Tap Takeover
Portland Craft, Vancouver, BC; 15:00
Join us on Friday, July 7th as we take over the taps at Portland Craft with one of the hottest breweries in the USA – Modern Times!
We’ll be pouring 12 spectacular brews from fan favorites to rare brews never poured in Canada before. Plus, we’ll be giving away some sweet Modern Times merch!
No tickets needed, just come early to grab a seat!
July 7: Tapped Craft beer Festival
Mount Washington Alpine Resort, Courtney, BC; 18:00–21:00
Tapped is an annual craft beer festival held in beautiful Raven Lodge at Mount Washington Alpine Resort. This year’s festival includes a taco bar, live entertainment and over 15 breweriers in attendence. Transportation and accomodation specials are all online.
July 8: Farmhouse Fest 2017
UBC Farm, Vancouver, BC; 11:00–18:00 (SOLD OUT)
Featuring saisons, sours, cider, and wild farmhouse ales from some of the best breweries locally and around the world. Farmhouse Fest specializes in the funky, the fruity, the peppery, the estery, the tart, the dry, and the sour.
Farmhouse Fest is focused on a narrow range of beer styles: Farmhouse Ales, Saisons, Wild Ales, and Sours. There will be more Cider this year too! To ensure the quality and selection we are striving for, we invite and cater a list of breweries who are quality driven, experimental, and have a track record of producing great beers within these styles.
More information and complete Beer and Cider List can be found on our website FarmhouseFest.com
July 8: BrewSchool : Lambic Beer Tasting & Release
Vessel Liquor, Victoria, BC; 16:00–17:39
Taste the ultimate “wild” beers through an exploration of Belgian lambic. These spontaneous fermented and long-aged wheat beers express a depth and diversity of flavours not found in most beers.
The tasting will include a range of bottled lambic types, including unblended and still lambic, sparkling geuze, and fruit lambics such as oude kriek made with sour cherries. This event will also provide participants with exclusive first access to Vessel’s most recent shipment of one of the most endeared and hard-to-get lambic producers : Cantillon.
Instructor: Jeffery Young
$25 per person
July 8: Squamish Beer Festival 2017
Logger Lane, Squamish, BC; 14:00–20:00
The Squamish Beer Festival features some of the best brews from BC, North America and abroad. More than 40 craft breweries will showcase some of their latest craft beer and cider releases.
The Squamish Beer Festival, is an annual half day event where over 1500 beer lovers come together to celebrate their passion for great beer and mountain culture. Nestled in the heart of Sea to Sky Country and right in the heart of downtown Squamish, brewers bring their passion for brewing great beer, showcasing the best beers and ciders from our local craft brew industry.
Get a group together and bring friends to the fest, or meet new ones here! This year we are offering a shuttle service out of Vancouver and Whistler.
July 8: Eastside Culture Crawl Brewery Tour & Fundraiser
1000 Parker Street, Vancouver, BC; 13:00–17:00
Join us for the second annual Eastside Culture Crawl Brewery Tour & Fundraiser and explore East Vancouver’s craft breweries in support of the ECCS and its programming.
Guests will be taken to four different craft breweries — including Luppolo Brewing Company, Storm Brewing, Strathcona Beer Company — with tasting flights provided at each location (included in your ticket price), as well as tours/brewer education chats at certain locations.
The brewery tour will culminate with a wrap-up party at Strange Fellows Brewing.
Cycle or walk, rain or shine. Attendants must be 19 years or older.