Hops on the Rock: The second annual Hops on the Rock island beer festival is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10 in Eastsound on Orcas Island. There will be more than 20 local breweries from around the Sound, including Whitewall Brewing, Lazy Boy Brewing and Sumerian Brewing. General admission tickets are $25 and a food-pairing ticket is $40.
Aslan Brewing tasting: Lynnwood’s Special Brews is hosting Bellingham’s Aslan Brewing for a tasting at 5 p.m. Nov. 14 at the taproom, 14608 Highway 99, Suite 307, Lynnwood.
Dogfish Head tasting: Everett’s Toggle’s Bottleshop is hosting Delaware’s Dogfish Head Brewing for a tasting at 6 p.m. Nov. 14 at the taproom, 1420 Hewitt Ave., Everett.
McMenamins 2nd annual Distillers Festival: A number of local distillers, including Everett’s Bluewater Organic Distilling and Lynnwood’s Temple Distilling, will be pouring their spirits at the second annual McMenamins Distillers Festival from 4 to 8 p.m. Nov. 17 at McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell. Tickets are $35 and include 10 tasting tokens.
Temple’s 3rd anniversary and aquavit release: Lynnwood’s Temple Distilling is hosting its third anniversary party and aquavit release from noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 18. There will be a food truck, San Juan Cigars, sample cocktails and spirit tastings.
Salish Sea Brewing 5th anniversary: Edmonds’ Salish Sea Brewing is hosting its fifth anniversary celebration all day Nov. 18 at the brewery, 518 Dayton St., Edmonds. There will be special beer releases, food specials and prizes.
Fremont Brewing tasting: Lynnwood’s Special Brews is hosting Seattle’s Fremont Brewing for a tasting at 5 p.m. Nov. 21 at the taproom, 14608 Highway 99, Suite 307, Lynnwood.
Pelican Brewing tasting: Everett’s Toggle’s Bottleshop is hosting Oregon’s Pelican Brewing for a tasting at 6 p.m. Nov. 28 at the taproom, 1420 Hewitt Ave., Everett.
Wass-Ale at Center Public House: Gather with the folks at Center Public House, 2925 115 Ave. A, Snohomish, on the Sunday before Christmas to have a few drinks, including some mulled wine, and do some caroling around town. The event begins at 5 p.m. Dec. 23.