Big E hosts suicide prevention fundraiser: Lynnwood’s Big E Ales is hosting a Paints & Pints party to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at 7 p.m. June 7 at the brewery, 5030 208th St. SW, Suite A. Tickets for the all-ages event are $30. Big E Ales is donating $1 from every pint sold to the foundation.
Cruise and beer pairing dinner: Waterways Cruises is hosting a beer pairing cruise with Mukilteo’s Diamond Knot Craft Brewing At 7 p.m. June 7 in Seattle. Enjoy DK beer and a specially prepared three-course dinner as the boat cruises Lake Union and Lake Washington for about three hours. Tickets are $82 and can be purchased at www.waterwayscruises.com.
8th anniversary Special Brews Chili Cookoff: Lynnwood’s Special Brews is hosting its eighth anniversary Special Brews Chili Cookoff from noon to 3 p.m. June 9 at the taproom, 14608 Highway 99, Suite 307. Breweries will bring their best chili recipe and serve their beer on tap. There will be more than 25 breweries attending, including Crucible, Skookum, Structure and Aslan. Proceeds from the event will benefit local charity.
Hipsta’ Paradise release: Everett’s Middleton Brewing is releasing its newest beer, Hipsta’ Paradise, an India Pale Lager made with Cascade, Citra and Mandarina hops, at Toggle’s Bottleshop,1420 Hewitt Ave., Everett, on June 12, and at the brewery, 607 SE Everett Mall Way, Suite 27A, June 13 and 14.
Washington Brewers Festival: Enjoy beer from more than 110 Washington breweries at the 14th annual Washington Brewers Festival June 14-16 at King County’s Marymoor Park, 6046 West Lake Sammamish Parkway NE, Redmond. The festival is 21-and-over 4 to 9:30 p.m. on June 14 and all-ages noon to 8 p.m. on June 15 and 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 16. Tickets are $25-$75 and can be purchased at washingtonbeer.com.
Brew with Dad Day: Edmonds’ Gallaghers’ Where-U-Brew is hosting a Brew with Dad Day on June 16 at 180 W. Dayton St.. Bring dad in to brew a beer and Gallaghers’ will buy him a beer with every batch purchase.
EMI 7th B-Day Celebration at Scuttlebutt: Everett’s Scuttlebutt Brewing is hosting Everett Music Initiative’s seventh birthday celebration at 8 p.m. June 21 at the taproom, 3314 Cedar St., Everett. Live music by Deep Sea Diver.
Foggy Noggin beer-inspired dinner: Bothell’s Foggy Noggin Brewing is hosting a beer-inspired dinner at The Cottage, a Bothell restaurant at 10029 NE 183rd St., on July 11. Each course will be paired with a Foggy Noggin beer and some will be made with the beer. Tickets will soon be available at www.foggynogginbrewing.com.
Historical Pale Ale tasting: Bothell’s Foggy Noggin Brewing is hosting an Historical Pale Ale tasting event at 6 p.m. July 26 at the brewery, 22329 53rd Ave. SE. Taste six different historical pale ale recipes re-created by Foggy Noggin. Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased at www.foggynogginbrewing.com.
Whitewall’s Olive Juice fundraiser: Marysville’s Whitewall Brewing is releasing Olive Juice, a peach hefeweizen, on July 27 at the brewery, 14524 Smokey Point Blvd., Suite 1. The release will also be a fundraiser to support a little girl named Olive, who is fighting a brain tumor. All proceeds from the beer will go to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Fund at Seattle’s Children’s Hospital. There will be a food truck, lemonade stand and children’s activities.