This year at Standing Stone Brewing Co, we’ve got lots on our plate with great local and national festivals. We want to offer a sneak peak into what’s happening this Spring and Summer, so you can get as excited for these celebrations as we are!
March 2-4 ~ 8th Annual Oregon Chocolate Festival: This weekend –long celebration of chocolate features chocolatiers and food vendors from across Oregon. Enjoy Standing Stone’s special Chocolate Stout at the Chocolate Maker’s Dinner reception, Friday at the Ashland Springs Hotel. Or, stop by the restaurant for a chocolaty pint to satisfy your craving.
March 16th ~ Joel Salatin’s “Rogue Valley Farm Tour 2012”: We’ll be joining Valley View Beef in welcoming this influential farmer and author to Ashland, OR for a day of touring and education on our neighboring farms. Tickets for the day can be purchased through the Jackson County Local Action Coalition.
April 28-29 ~ A Taste of Ashland: We’ll serve a select menu favorite to pair with one local winery in this annual extravaganza of art, music, food and beverages that benefits the Ashland Gallery Association. This year, you’ll find us right next door with our new neighbors, Hanson Howard Gallery.
May 14-20 ~ American Craft Beer Week: also known as the “Mother of All Beer Weeks.” To celebrate, we’ll offer specialty beers, food & beer pairings, menu specials, tours and more all week long. Watch our blog for details.
June 4-8 ~ Go By Bike Week: The Rogue Valley’s official get-out-and-ride week! From Central Point to Ashland, supporting businesses will host breakfast, coffee and happy hours for bike riders. You’re sure to see Standing Stone bike commuters out on the road! We’ll have prime bicycle parking for downtown Ashland right outside our front door.
June 8-9 ~ SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience, Washington DC: This event is a national celebration of craft beer featuring tastings, pairings, education and more. For the second year in a row, we’re among the 60 breweries in the U.S. that were hand selected to pour craft beer and represent our region with pride.
June 16 ~ Southern Oregon Craft Brew Festival: This “beer-centric” festival highlights the booming craft beer industry in the Pacific Northwest. Staged in “Old Town” Medford, this gathering offers a full day of tastings and food for enthusiasts. We’ll share details as the event approaches.
July ~ Oregon Craft Beer Month: Enjoy local craft beer with us to celebrate the state that represents the hub of American craft beer! Oregon is among the top 5 in the U.S. for number of breweries, breweries per capita, craft beer production and craft beer consumption…woohoo!
Of course, we’ll brew up more great reasons to celebrate as the year continues on, so keep an eye out on Twitter, Facebook, and our Website Calendar for up-to-date info on Standing Stone events. Cheers, to celebrating great community, food and, or course, beer!