The end of August is nigh.  Labor Day is upon us and the kids are back in school.  Time to both cry and celebrate with a delicious craft brew or two.  Delaware Hop Scene and have compiled some cool beer-centric events for you this week!  Check out what frothy, refreshing things are going on from Wednesday, August 31st through Tuesday, September 6th.  As always, feel free to peruse the full sortable calendar of craft beer events at Delaware Hop Scene!  Enjoy your Labor Day Weekend with beer!

What’s Happening & WHERE This Week in Craft Beer!

Summer Beer Main

WEDNESDAY, August 31st

THURSDAY, September 1st

Real Flexi hosts a Bend and Brew each Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Constitution Yards Beer Garden throughout the summer and into October.  Tickets are $15 and include class and a beer!  Reserve your spot today!

Benad and Brew Constitution Yards 2016

FRIDAY, September 2nd

With Dogfish Head’s biggest-ever music festival about two weeks away, arcade/bar 1984 will host an official pre-festival party complete with raffles for festival tickets, exclusive Dogfish brews, and live performances.  Delaware’s lone Analog-A-Go-Go band Fiancé will be performing along with some other local acts.  It’s $5 to get in the door and you have to be 21 or older.  The fun starts at 7 o’clock.

1984 banner

SATURDAY, September 3rdBeers Rims and Notes 2016

Beers, Rims, and Notes features a Car Show, Food Trucks, and Live Music.  There will be a Biergarten, Outdoor Games, and a Pinup Contest, too.  There is also a a 50/50 raffle for prizes.  Proceeds will benefit the Citizens’ Hose Company No. 1 Inc. of Smyrna, DE.

Local historians John Medkeff, Tony Russo, and Bob Fullmer will present a history of Delaware brewing, followed by a craft beverage sampling including more than fifteen local craft beverage makers.  Enjoy gourmet sandwiches from WiLDWiCH Food Truck and meet with local artisans and artists!  Multiple raffle baskets will be up for grabs that include brewery merchandise, gift certificates, tour & tasting vouchers, CDs, and more.  Handmade drinkware, including hand-blown glass and ceramics creations by local artisans, will be sold by silent auction. 100% of the proceeds from ticket sales and raffles will benefit the “Restore the King” initiative and Wilmington State Park’s School Programs Scholarship Fund.

Delaware: A Brew Story 2016

SUNDAY, September 4th

  • College football steals a Sunday from the NFL when Notre Dame enters Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin to play the Texas Longhorns.  Find your favorite football-watching bar stool, grab a pint (or two), and root for your favorite alma mater all season long!

Notre Dame vs. Texas football 2016

~ ~  Happy Labor Day!  ~ ~

MONDAY, September 5th

* Please check with your local liquor store/pub about regular Monday events being altered or canceled due to the holiday

TUESDAY, September 6th

  • Flight Club at Chelsea Tavern from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Taco Tuesday Madness at Two Stones Pub Newark and Two Stones Pub Wilmington
  • $3 Mispillion drafts at Throwbacks Sports Lounge

Brought to you by two craft beer loving Hop Heads

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