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As usual, no shortage of interesting events around the region to keep you moving from one Oktoberfest to a beer dinner to a boat cruise to a release party and on to Baltimore Beer Week in October.

Don't forget to toast your favorite brewer in the coming week as the annual Great American Beer Festival is ready to crush Denver again. Best wishes to all who have entered beers for judging this year.


Bryan Kolesar

Sat. Oct. 3 - Octoberfest at Capitol City Brewing Company in Arlington, Va. -
12 p.m.-7 p.m.; $30; 65+ breweries and fall seasonal beers. Taking place throughout the Village, Oktoberfest will also have local food vendors and entertainment. facebook.com/CapCityOktoberfest


daily Mon.-Sat. through October - The History of Brewing in Delaware at Lewes Historical Society in Lewes, Del. -
10 a.m.-4 p.m.; $Free; The exhibit will focus on 400 years of beer in Delaware and half of it will feature 20 off-centered years of Dogfish Head — comprised of Dogfish Head history and artifacts. dogfish.com/community/events/other-happenings/931716/beer-in-delaware-20-off-centered-years-of-dogfish-head.htm

Sat. Sept. 19 - Zombtemberfest at Mispillion River Brewing Company in Milford, Del. -
11 a.m.; $PAYG; A variety of events including a beer festival ($20), a 5-K race ($25-$30), live music, and a bottle release. facebook.com/events/1601398076790621

Sat. Sept. 26 - Grilled Cheese & Craft Beer at World Cafe Live in Wilmington, Del. -
2 p.m.; $40; Two of the best things paired together in unexpected and delicious ways. Bring your vegetarian friends, too — we can accommodate them on all pairings. queentickets.worldcafelive.com/event/910455-grilled-cheese-craft-beer-wilmington

Sat. Oct. 3 - Red Shoe and Brew at Twin Lakes Farm in Greenville, Del. -
2 p.m.-6 p.m.; $55-$60; An afternoon of Fat Rick's barbeque, Flying Fish and Sierra Nevada beer, live music by Last Resort, lawn games, silent auction, and more. This outdoor event raises funds for the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware. rmhde.org/special-events/red-shoe-and-brew

Sat. Oct. 10 - Cheesetoberfest at Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company in Dover, Del. -
12 p.m.-5 p.m.; $20-$60; A grilled cheese competition that features 20 Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Philadelphia restaurants vs. 20 random people who want to throw down against the best. An oompah band will provide the entertainment. Brewery staff and volunteers will be pouring award winning Octoberfest, along with Spiced Harvest Ale, Oak Barrel Stout, Rams Head IPA, Copperhead Ale, and Helles Lager. cheesetoberfest.com

Sat. Oct. 17 - Delaware Wine & Beer Festival at Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village in Dover, Del. -
12 p.m.-5 p.m.; $10-$45; Delaware's finest wineries, breweries and distilleries. 302-734-1736

Sat. Oct. 17 - Delaware Homebrew Championship during the Delaware Wine & Beer Festival at Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village in Dover, Del. -
12 p.m.-5 p.m.; $10 for homebrew entry; The five categories will include: IPA (American/Imperial); American Ale (Pale, Amber, and Brown); Delaware-Grown Fruit Beer; Belgian/French Ale; and Specialty, all according to AHA/BJCP Guidelines. 302-734-8309

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District of Columbia

Thu. Sep. 17 - Goose Island Migration at Black Squirrel in Washington, DC -
$PAYG; Goose Island-themed event. blacksquirreldc.com/special-events

Sat. Sep. 19 - Oktoberfest at Heurich House Museum in Washington, DC -
1 p.m.-4 p.m.; $60; We'll honor the Heurich family's German heritage with brats, pretzels, polka music, and eight local beers on tap. 202-429-1894

Sat. Sep. 19 - Zwanze Day at ChurchKey in Washington, DC -
12 p.m.; $PAYG; Beer list includes those pouring at 12 p.m. (Kriek, Iris Grand Cru, Rosé De Gambrinus, Vigneronne, and Grand Cru Bruocsella) and Zwanze 2015 available at 3 p.m.. churchkeydc.com

Mon. Sep. 21 - The Official DC Launch of Fair Winds Brewing Company at ChurchKey in Washington, DC -
4 p.m.; $PAYG; We will showcase many of their year-round offerings such as Quayside Kolsch, Sessions in the Abyss, Siren's Lure Saison, Hells Navigator, alongside their fall seasonal Nautifest, a classic Oktoberfest beer. churchkeydc.com

Sat. Sep. 26 - Parktoberfest at Yards Park in Washington, DC -
1 p.m.-5 p.m.; $Free admission, $PAYG; Wiener 500 (Dachshund Racing), live music, Sam Adams beer trucks, local food trucks, stein hoisting competition , and local business vendors. yardspark.org/events/do/parktoberfest-and-wiener-500-dachshund-race1

Thu. Oct. 15 - History & Hops at Heurich House Museum in Washington, DC -
6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.; $30; Admission fee includes unlimited tastings from Evolution and its co-founder John Knorr, snacks, and tours of the historic home of DC's most successful brewer, Christian Heurich. 202-429-1894

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Wed. Sept. 16 and Thu. Sept. 17 - 62 Beer Release at DuClaw Brewing Company at all locations -
$PAYG; An imperial pumpkin ale, with a dark reddish-brown, medium/full-body with warm flavors and aromas of cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove; a hearty malt backbone, balanced by a subdued hop presence and strong 8.2% ABV. duclaw.com/events/62-beer-release

Thu. Sept. 17 - New Belgium Tap Takeover at State Line Liquors in Elkton, Md. -
7 p.m.-9 p.m.; $10; Twenty very tasty beers from New Belgium on tap. statelineliquors.com

Fri. Sept. 18 through Sun. Sept. 20 - German Beer Fest at Max's in Baltimore, Md. -
11 a.m.; $PAYG; Over 60 drafts and Over 60 bottles, plus German-inspired food menu. Sample size, pints, steins, 1-Liter, and 2-Liter Boots. maxs.com

Sat. Sept. 19 - Oktoberfest at Gilly's Craft Beer & Fine Wine in Rockville, Md. -
11 a.m.; $60; Live music, authentic Hofbrau Hash with pretzel rolls, 15 Oktoberfest and pumpkin beers on draft, a Flying Dog Pumpkin IPA in a firkin, and Rockland Farm Maryland Wine Tasting. gillyscbfw.com

Wed. Sept. 23 - Farmer's Harvest Beer Dinner at Brewer's Alley in Frederick, Md. -
7 p.m.; $45; A six-course meal paired with IPA, Oktoberfest Lager, Nut Brown Ale, Oakily Dokily Neighbor Flanders Red Ale, 12 Immortals Ale, and Oatmeal Stout. brewers-alley.com

Fri. Sept. 25 and Sat. Sept. 26 - Das Best Oktoberfest at The Plateau in National Harbor, Md. -
See website for full list of events. dasbestoktoberfest.com

Sat. Sept. 26 - Maryland Microbrewers Festival at Union Mills Homestead in Westminster, Md. -
11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $5-$20; This fun-packed festival celebrates and promotes the best of Maryland's handcrafted and distinctive microbrews. marylandmicrobreweryfestival.com

Sat. Oct. 3 - Radical Beer Fest at Burley Oak in Berlin, Md. -
2 p.m.-8 p.m.; $25; The brewery will be pouring all you can drink of 12 different, one-of-a-kind beers that have never been made and will never be made again. Food, games, art, and live music. burleyoak.com

Fri. Oct. 9 through Sun. Oct. 18 - Baltimore Beer Week in and around Baltimore, Md. -
See website for an up-to-date calendar listing of events. baltimorebeerweek.com

Sat. Oct. 10 and Sun. Oct. 11 - Good Beer Festival at Pemberton Park in Salisbury, Md. -
12:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.; $5-$60; Unlimited tastings of over 100 different American craft brews, including a Local Beer Garden featuring Eastern Shore breweries. Xtreme Brewing's Pro Brewer Beer Talks return this year. An eclectic music line-up with twelve live bands and the weekend's biggest games being aired in the Sports Zone. goodbeerfestival.com

Wed. Oct. 14 - BBW Homebrew Extravaganza at Little Havana Restaurante y Cantina in Baltimore, Md. -
6 p.m.-9 p.m.; $10; The attendees vote for their 1st and 2nd favorite beers and the winners receive prizes generously donated by local beer-related businesses. facebook.com/events/412790258922955

Sat. Oct. 17 - Real Ale Festival at Pratt Street Ale House in Baltimore, Md. -
12 p.m.-5 p.m.; $40-$60; Featuring beers from 50+ local and national craft breweries, live music, and delicious food. prattstreetalehouse.com/events/real-ale-festival

Sat. Oct. 17 - Fall Pumpkin Beer Fest at Old Line Fine Wine & Bistro in Beltsville, Md. -
1 p.m.-5 p.m.; $PAYG; This year's festival will include local brewers and distillers like Charm City Meadworks and Laurel's own Jailbreak Brewery. oldlinewine.com/events/3rd-annual-fall-pumpkin-beer-fest

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New Jersey

Thu. Sept. 17 - Two Roads Release Party at Stirling Hotel in Stirling, NJ -
6 p.m.-10 p.m.; $PAYG; Road 2 Ruin DIPA, Lil' Heaven Session IPA, Roadsmary's Baby, Honeyspot Road White IPA, Via Cordis Abbey Blonde, Conntuckey Lightnin', Worker's Stomp, and Igor's Dream. thestirlinghotel.com/wp/?page_id=46

Sat. Sept. 19 - Craft Beerfest at Resorts Casino and Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ -
4 p.m.; $25; More than 75 different craft beers from around the country and featuring local and regional breweries, including Cape May Brewery and Tuckahoe Brewing Company. Food available for purchase. resortsac.com/entertainment/3rd-annual-craft-beerfest

Sat. Sept. 19 - Oktoberfest at Andy's Corner Bar in Bogota, NJ -
$PAYG. andyscornerbar.blogspot.com

Thu. Sept. 24 - Ballast Point Beer & Cocktail Party at HopsScotch in Jersey City, NJ -
7 p.m.; $PAYG; Rare Ballast Point beers on tap and spirits made directly from the distillery in North San Diego County. hopsscotch.com/events.cfm

Fri. Sept. 25 through Sat. Oct. 10 - Oktoberfest at Maloney's in Matawan, NJ -
$PAYG; Complete Oktoberfest food menu, the best German beers, and the best American craft seasonals. maloneyspubnj.com

Sat. Sept. 26 - Garden State Brewfest at Anchor Golf Center in Whippany, NJ -
1 p.m.-6 p.m.; $20-$125; 100 Breweries, 200 Beers. 3 Main Tents. Several stages of live music and entertainment. gardenstatebrewfest.com

Sun. Oct. 4 - Octoberfest at Long Valley Pub and Brewery in Long Valley, NJ -
12 p.m.-6 p.m.; $PAYG; German fare, family fun, live music, and cold beer. restaurantvillageatlongvalley.com

Wed. Oct. 7 - It's The Great Pumpkin Beer, Charlie Brown at Cork City Pub in Hoboken, NJ -
7 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG; We expect The Great Pumpkin to bring 16 pumpkin beers on tap and a free pumpkin pint glass. corkcitypub.com/bluto/sites/club/events.asp

Sat. Oct. 10 - Big Brew Beer Festival at The Morristown Armory in Morristown, NJ -
12 p.m.-4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.; $15-$65; 200+ craft beers, featuring pumpkin beers, great food, and music. bigbrewnj.com

Sat. Oct. 10 - Central Jersey Beer Festival at Mercer County Park - Festival Grounds in Princeton Junction, NJ -
12 p.m.-6 p.m.; $10-$100; Over 100 beers, live music, and much more. Portion of proceeds will benefit Men & Women's Health via the Princeton YWCA Breast Cancer Resource Center and Movember Foundation USA. facebook.com/events/333743056791651

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Eastern Pennsylvania

Mon. Sept. 14 through Sun. Sept. 20 - Oktoberfest 2015 at Brauhaus Schmitz in Philadelphia, Pa. -
(See website for a full list of details for the week of events ranging from Liter Lift nightly competitions to a street festival on Saturday and Hungover Happy Hour on Sunday. brauhausschmitz.com/oktoberfest-week-of-events

Thu. Sept. 17 - Ballast Point Tap Takeover at Hunger N Thirst in Lancaster, Pa. -
5 p.m.-10 p.m.; $PAYG; Ballast Point's Grapefruit Sculpin, Habanero Sculpin, Nitro Sculpin, Victory at Sea, Piper Down, Calm Before The Storm, Tongue Buckler, and Indra Kunindra. facebook.com/events/1630030370544707

Thu. Sept. 17 - Evil Genius Tap Takeover at Rams Head Bar & Grill in West Chester, Pa. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; Evil Genius' Evil Eye PA, Purple Monkey Dishwasher, I Love Lamp, and Anniversary Honey IPA. ramsheadbarandgrill.com/events.php

Thu. Sept. 17 - Tröegs & Firestone Walker Night at Pinocchio's in Media, Pa. -
6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG; Nick from Tröegs and Jenny from Firestone Walker duke it out. pinbeer.com/events.asp

Thu. Sept. 17 - Yards Brews Cruises at Penn's Landing in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7 p.m.-9:30 p.m.; $44.90-$74.90; A dinner, cruise/views, entertainment, and open bar featuring Yards beers and their Cape of Good Hope. Enjoy ice cream pairings with special guests from Franklin Fountain. spiritcruises.com/philadelphia/cruises/specialty/beef-and-beer

Fri. Sept. 18 - Port Brewing Tap Takeover at Isaac's Pickle Bar in Lancaster, Pa. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; All taps dedicated to Port Brewing/Lost Abbey. isaacspicklebar.com/events.asp

Fri. Sept. 18 - Firestone Walker Lego Fire Walk at Grey Lodge Pub in Philadelphia, Pa. -
6 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG; Great Firestone Walker beer on tap and in cans. greylodge.com/events.html

Fri. Sept. 18 - Craft Beer Series: Dogfish & Victory at The Inn Keeper's Kitchen in West Chester, Pa. -
7 p.m.-9 p.m.; $70; Two region powerhouse breweries bring limited release beers. dilworthtown.com/ikk_coursedescription.asp

Sat. Sept. 19 - Beer & Yoga at Victory at Magnolia in Kennett Square, Pa. -
9 a.m.-11:30 a.m.; $30; A relaxing yoga class taught in the brewpub followed by a special menu paired with our delicious seasonal brews. victorybeer.com/ai1ec_event/beer-yoga-7/?instance_id=7418

Sat. Sept. 19 - Cantillon Zwanze Day at Monk's Cafe in Philadelphia, Pa. -
11:30 a.m.; $PAYG; A cash bar as Monk's hosts a kick ass selection of Cantillon draft beer for this event with 100% of the draft sales going directly to Fair Food Farmstand in the Reading Terminal Market. monkscafe.com/events.cfm

Sat. Sept. 19 - Newtown Beerfest at The Stocking Works in Newtown, Pa. -
12:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.; $10-$75; Beer tasting, live music, food, and fun. newtownbeerfest.com

Sat. Sept. 19 - Pumpkin Pint Night Mutli-Tap at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Ardmore, Pa. -
1 p.m.; $PAYG; Six pumpkin beers on tap plus a special menu of fall flavors. ironhillbrewery.com/ardmore/monthly-events.htm

Sat. Sept. 19 - Delaware River Craft Brew Fest at PPL Park in Chester, Pa. -
2 p.m.-6 p.m.; $10-$100; Live music and entertainment, gourmet food options, and a variety of vendors, including over 100 breweries. philadelphiaunion.com/stadium/nonunion-events

Sat. Sept. 19 - Piraat Day at Teresa's Next Door in Wayne, Pa. -
$PAYG; A day full of pirate costumes, silly accents, and copious amounts of Van Steenberge Piraat. teresas-cafe.com/teresas_next_door/events

Sun. Sept. 20 - Run for the Headwaters 5K at Victory Brewing Company in Downingtown, Pa. -
9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; $35-$40; A 5-K race to raise funds for the Headwaters Grant, followed by beer and food in the parking lot. victorybeer.com/ai1ec_event/run-headwaters/?instance_id=7407

Sun. Sept. 20 - Jest Run at Weyerbacher Brewing Company in Easton, Pa. -
10 a.m.; $30-$35; A 5-Mile Challenge Run followed by a finish line festival of beers, food, and live music. weyerbacher.com/events/jest-run

Sun. Sept. 20 - Oktoberfest — Opening Day at Stoudts Brewing Company in Adamstown, Pa. -
11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; $40-$45; Stoudts beers, live German music, dancing, and authentic German food. stoudts.com/event/oktoberfest-opening-day

Sun. Sept. 20 - Eagles vs. Cowboys Tailgate at Iron Abbey in Horsham, Pa. -
12 pm.-3:30 p.m.; $40; A tailgate with our Brazilian BBQ and craft beer special. ironabbey.com/events.php

Tue. Sept. 22 - Dark Horse Brewing 4 IPA Trivia Night at The Side Bar in West Chester, Pa. -
9 p.m.; $PAYG; Crooked Tree IPA four different ways. sidebarandrestaurant.com/index.php/events/darkhorse-brewing-4-ipa-trivia-night

Thu. Sept. 24 - Founders Dinner at The P.O.P.E. in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7 p.m.; $PAYG; "The Last Supper" beer dinner with nine beers from Founders. pubonpassyunkeast.com

Fri. Sept. 25 - Get Your Picture Taken With the Pope at Grey Lodge Pub in Philadelphia, Pa. -
6 p.m.-10 p.m.; $PAYG; Some papal-visit inspired beers and a photo opportunity with the 2-D version of the Pope himself. greylodge.com/events.html

Fri. Sept. 25 - Oktoberfest Tapping at McKenzie Brew House in Devon, Glen Mills, and Malvern, Pa. -
$PAYG; The annual release of McKenzie's seasonal Oktoberfest beer. mckenziebrewhouse.com

Fri. Sept. 25 through Sun. Sept. 27 - Oktoberfest Weekend at Iron Abbey in Horsham, Pa. -
5 p.m.-11 p.m.; $PAYG; Food, live music, and special beer tappings. ironabbey.com/events.php

Fri. Sept. 25 through Sun. Sept. 27 - Teresa's does some Germans at Teresa's Next Door in Wayne, Pa. -
$PAYG; Teresa's turns into a German beer hall for our first Annual Oktoberfest. teresas-cafe.com/teresas_next_door/events

Sat. Sept. 26 - Prost! Oktoberfest Celebration at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Lancaster, Pa. -
12 p.m.-3 p.m.; $PAYG; The Oktoberfest beer release and classic Bavarian fare. ironhillbrewery.com/lancaster/monthly-events.htm

Sun. Sept. 27 - Pope-pourri at Monk's Cafe in Philadelphia, Pa. -
11:30 a.m.; $PAYG; A cash bar featuring a miraculous line-up of Saintly beer to celebrate that Guy In The Funny Hat's stay in Philly. monkscafe.com/events.cfm

Sun. Sept. 27 - Lititz Craft Beer Fest in downtown Lititz, Pa. -
2 p.m.-5 p.m.; More than 50 local, regional, and national breweries offering over 100 different craft beers. lititzcraftbeerfest.com

Wed. Sept. 30 - Beer Tasting at Good Ta Go in Chambersburg, Pa. -
5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $PAYG; Meet Bill Covaleski and sample beers from Victory Brewing Company's tap takeover. good-ta-go.com/NewsEvents/BeerTastings.aspx

Thu. Oct. 1 and Sat. Oct. 3 - KOP Beerfest Royale at King of Prussia Mall in King of Prussia, Pa. -
$15-$50; Suburban Philadelphia's largest beer festival featuring two days of fun, 50+ craft and international brewers, 100+ beers, King of Prussia's finest restaurants in an outdoor beer garden, live music on two stages, and so much more. kopbeerfest.com

Sun. Oct. 4 - Pottstown Brew Fest at Manatawny Park in Pottstown, Pa. -
12 p.m.-5:30 p.m.; $20-$70; Unlimited sampling of 100+ beers and ciders from 50+ of the best craft brewers. The fun will begin on Saturday night, October 3rd with a "Meet the Brewers" beer dinner. pottstownbrewfest.com

Mon. Oct. 5 - Penn Beer Dinner at Bulls Head Public House in Lititz, Pa. -
5:30 p.m.; $35; A four-course meal served with Penn's Kaiser Pils, Weizen, Oktoberfest, and Pumpkin Roll Ale. generalsutterinn.com/bullsheadph/bhevents

Sat. Oct. 10 - Kennett Brewfest at downtown Kennett Square, Pa. -
12 p.m.-6 p.m.; $15-$75; Sample beers from over 100 regional breweries. Join the fun, live music, good company. kennettbrewfest.com

Sat. Oct. 10 and Sat. Oct. 11 - Yorktoberfest at The York Fairgrounds in York, Pa. -
12 p.m.-6 p.m.; $15-$40; Join us for a family-friendly weekend of frothy ales, PA wines, unique vendors, local food, and live bands. yorktoberfest.com

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Wed. Sept. 15 through Sat. Sept. 19 - 43 Hours of Sour at The Birch in Roanoke, Va. -
$PAYG; Featuring an entire draft list and bottle list full of sours sourced from all over the world and culminating with Cantillon's Zwanze Day on Sept. 19. thebirchbar.com/43-hours-of-fesitvals

Thu. Sept. 17 - Cask Day at Devils Backbone Brewing Company (Outpost) in Lexington, Va. -
2:30 p.m.; $PAYG; We're offering an extra special cask beer in September — barrel-aged Pumpkin Hunter. dbbrewingcompany.com/events/event/cask-day-outpost-5

Fri. Sept. 18 - Revival Stout Release Party at Port City Brewing Company in Alexandria, Va. -
3 p.m.-10 p.m.; $PAYG; War Shore Oyster Company will be shucking a variety of their oysters on the half shell to go with our briny bivalve brew. portcitybrewing.com/events/revival-stout-release-party-with-war-shore-oyster-company

Sat. Sept. 19 - Hoppy Oktoberfest at Mad Fox Brewing Company in Falls Church, Va. -
12 p.m.-6 p.m.; $Free admission and $PAYG for drink tickets. madfoxbrewing.com/content/4th-annual-hoppy-oktoberfest

Sat. Sept. 19 - Beer Bourbon & BBQ at Lerner Town Square at Tysons II in Tysons, Va. -
12 p.m.-6 p.m.; $29-$43.90; 60 beers, 40 bourbons, and lots of BBQ. 410-878-9900

Sat. Sept. 19 - Bleu & Brew Fest at Old Bust Head Brewing Company in Warrenton, Va. -
11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $10-$55; We are bringing in all our favorite NOVA craft breweries and pairing some great local beers with cheeses. oldbusthead.com/bleu-brew-fest-obh

Mon. Sept. 21 - Dogtoberfest at Dogfish Head Alehouse in Fairfax, Va. -
4 p.m.-7 p.m.; $PAYG; Featuring Das Dogfish Boot collectible glass and live German music. dogfishalehouse.com/events/dogtoberfest

Thu. Sept. 24 - Corcoran Brewing and Cidery Tasting at WineStyles of South Riding in Chantillly, Va. -
5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.; $7; We will be pouring 4-5 craft beers and 4 ciders from Corcoran, with bottles available for purchase during/after the tasting event. Includes BBQ wings. winestylessouthriding.com

Sat. Sept. 26 - Outdoor Luau and Pig Roast at Dogfish Head Alehouse in Falls Church, Va. -
3 p.m.-10 p.m.; $6.75+; Pig roast, Dogfish Head beer, live music, beer games, face painting, and merchandise sale table. dogfishalehouse.com/events/outdoor-luau-and-pig-roast

Mon. Sept. 28 - Tap Takeover at Fire Works Pizzeria in Leesburg, Va. -
$PAYG; A lineup of beers from Bell's. fireworkspizza.com/FW1New

Sat. Oct. 3 - Oystoberfest at Magnolias at the Mill in Purcellville, Va. -
12 p.m.-4 p.m.; $PAYG; All-you-can-eat oyster party, live music, tap takeovers by Adroit Theory and Lost Rhino, and special cocktails featuring Catoctin Creek Distillery. 540-338-9800

Sat. Oct. 3 - Octoberfest at Capitol City Brewing Company in Arlington, Va. -
12 p.m.-7 p.m.; $30; 65+ breweries and fall seasonal beers. Taking place throughout the Village, Oktoberfest will also have local food vendors and entertainment. facebook.com/CapCityOktoberfest

Fri. Oct. 9 through Sun. Oct. 11 - The Festy Experience at Devils Backbone Basecamp Brewpub & Meadows in Roseland, Va. -
11 a.m.-7 p.m.; $25-$150; Fest goers will enjoy food trucks, outdoor-lifestyle workshops, arcade games, disc golf, pristine camping, and more. dbbrewingcompany.com/events/event/the-festy-experience

Sat. Oct. 10 - Oktoberfest at Starr Hill Brewery in Crozet, Va. -
11 a.m.-8 p.m.; $15-$17; New and limited release German-style beers will be poured and paired with traditional food offerings, along with live music, games, and a great cause. starrhill.com/events/oktoberfest

Sat. Oct. 17 and Sun. Oct. 18 - Northern Virginia Fall at Brewfest Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, Va. -
11 a.m.-7 p.m.; $TBA; More than 50 local and regional breweries will be pouring the fall, winter, and/or holiday seasonal brews. The last BrewFest of 2015 will also feature cooking with beer demonstrations, cornhole tournament, family area, bands and food. novabrewfest.com

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West Virginia

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