5 Rights celebrates National Nurses Week: Marysville’s 5 Rights Brewing, 1514 Third St., is celebrating all nurses May 9-11 with free glassware and a special beer. Cherie’s Saison is a crisp, dry and fruity saison and was brewed as a tribute for National Nurses Week. All nurses will receive a free 5 Rights glass with the purchase of their first pint.
Seattle Beer Week: A celebration of all things beer in the Emerald City, Seattle Beer Week continues through May 19 at locations throughout the Puget Sound region. Bothell’s The Hop and Hound, 18116 101st Ave. NE, is hosting three events: Hops and Crocks, noon to 4 p.m. May 11; Beer, Bingo and Barrels, a dog charity event, 5 to 8 p.m., May 15; Donuts, Beer and Bothell, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., May 19.
Goatfest festival at Varietal Beer: Goatfest is an invitational beer festival from noon to 10 p.m. May 11 at Varietal Beer Co., 416 E. Edison Ave., Sunnyside. Five breweries, including Arlington’s Skookum Brewery, have been invited to brew a unique version of the maibock style for the festival. Tickets are $25 and include a festival glass and five tokens.
Spring beer release at Scrappy Punk: Snohomish’s Scrappy Punk Brewing is hosting its annual spring beer release May 11 at the brewery, 9029A 112 Drive SE, Snohomish. The brewery will release limited edition growlers and clothing. The seasonal lineup includes a pilsner lager, blueberry blonde, strawberry champagne IPA, strawberry watermelon blonde, single-hop Amarillo wheat, single-hop Cashmere wheat and a cask English ale.
Game of Thrones at The Indy: Everett’s The Independent Beer Bar hosts a “Game of Thrones” watch party and beer drinking event each Sunday at the bar, 1801 Hewitt Ave. Along with “Game of Thrones” on the TV, The Independent is selling 750-milliliter bottles of Ommegang’s King In The North barrel-aged imperial stout, the official “Game of Thrones” beer. Customers who purchase a bottle can drink it with no corkage fee and receive a limited edition glass.
Firestone Walker at Special Brews: Lynnwood’s Special Brews is hosting California’s Firestone Walker for a tasting at 5 p.m. May 15 at the taproom, 14608 Highway 99, Suite 307.
Middleton Sell Out Series: Everett’s Toggle’s Bottleshop is hosting Everett’s Middleton Brewing for the next release in its Sell Out Series at 5 p.m. May 15 at the bottleshop, 1420 Hewitt Ave. Middleton will release a double IPA brewed with cherry Kool-Aid.
UW Bothell Block Party and Brewfest: The University of Washington Bothell Block Party and Brewfest will feature a number of local breweries, live music and food from 3 to 8 p.m. May 18 in downtown Bothell. Tickets include eight tasting tickets and a commemorative glass. Bothell’s The Hop and Hound, 18116 101st Ave. NE, is hosting the after-party.
New Belgium at Special Brews: Lynnwood’s Special Brews is hosting Colorado’s New Belgium Brewing for a tasting at 5 p.m. May 22 at the taproom, 14608 Highway 99, Suite 307, Lynnwood.
Modern Times at Toggle’s: Everett’s Toggle’s Bottleshop is hosting San Diego and Portland brewery Modern Times for a tasting at 6 p.m. May 22 at the bottleshop, 1420 Hewitt Ave. Modern Times will be pouring seven beers, including the new hazy IPA Accumulated Knowledge.
Decant Edmonds: The annual festival takes place 5 to 8 p.m. May 25 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N. Enjoy local wine, spirits and beer and live music. Tickets are $40, or $55 for VIP admission at 4 p.m. Designated drivers are $10.
Center Public House 1st anniversary: Celebrate Snohomish’s Center Public House’s first anniversary with a weekend party from May 31 to June 2 at the taproom, 115 Ave. A, Snohomish.
At Large’s 3rd anniversary: Everett’s At Large Brewing is hosting its third anniversary from noon to 10 p.m. June 1 at the brewery, 2730 W. Marine View Drive. There will be 25 taps of beer, including limited barrel-project releases, live music, food trucks and cigars from San Juan Cigar Co.