Beer, wine, spirits: Where to grab a drink in Snohomish County

Winter Beer Festival: There will be more than 40 breweries at this year’s Winter Beer Fest Dec. 6 and 7 at Hangar 30 at Warren G. Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle. First session is 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 6 and noon to 4 p.m. and 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 7. Tickets are $35 online or $40 at the door. Local breweries include Whitewall Brewing, Lake Stevens Brewing and Watts Brewing.

Skookum Mega Tap Takeover: Gig Harbor’s Local Boys Taproom is hosting Arlington’s Skookum Brewery for a mega tap takeover on Dec. 9 at the taproom, 6702 Tyee Drive NW, Suite 103. More than 20 Skookum beers on tap.

Humble Abode brewers night: Everett’s Crucible Brewing is hosting Spokane’s Humble Abode Brewing for a tasting night at 5 p.m. Dec. 18 at the brewery, 909 SE Everett Mall Way, Suite D440.

Ugly Sweater Party at Josh’s: Snohomish’s Josh’s Taps & Caps is hosting its annual Ugly Sweater Party at 5 p.m. Dec. 20 at the taproom, 1800 Bickford Ave., Suite 210. There will be prizes for best ugly sweater and Melvin Brewing will be there as well.

South Everett Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl: Don your ugliest sweater and visit south Everett’s finest imbiberies for this Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl on Dec. 20. On the tour are Crucible, Lazy Boy and Middleton breweries and Soundbite Cider.

Scrappy Punk’s 3-Year Anniversary: Snohomish’s Scrappy Punk Brewing is hosting its three-year anniversary party on Dec. 21 at the brewery, 9029A 112th Drive SE. There will be new beers, food trucks and special growlers.

Christmas Sweaters and Puppies at Dreadnought: Monroe’s Dreadnought Brewing is hosting its third annual Christmas Sweater and Puppies party from 3 to 9 p.m. Dec. 21 at the brewery, 16726 146th St. SE, Suite 153. Wear your best ugly Christmas sweater and enjoy the company of some visitors from Motley Zoo Animal Rescue.

Pictures with Santa at Foggy Noggin: Bothell’s Foggy Noggin Brewing is hosting its annual Pictures with Santa from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 21 at the brewery, 22329 53rd Ave. SE. Donate to Northwest Harvest and get your picture with Santa. Bring the kids and pets.

Wass-Ale celebration at Center Public House: Center Public House is hosting a wass-ale celebration at 5 p.m. Dec. 22 at the pub, 115 Ave. A. Have a beer or mulled wine, and sing some Christmas favorites.

Email event information for this calendar with the subject “Booze” to features@heraldnet.com.

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