Events

2015 Schedule

*Underline indicates Marquis Event.

Friday June 12th

Medford Beer Week Kick Off Party @ Walkabout Brewing: 5pm-Close

Walkabout’s kick-off party will be featuring Scott William Perry, country musician, who just released his first album “It’s More Than Just Goodbye” available now on Spotify and itunes. All of your favorite Walkabout brews will be on tap as well as food available from Sweet Tea Express.

Iron Pint Competition @ Portal Brewing: 2pm
How long can you lift a pint of our Scottish Wee Heavy on an iron plate? $20 = Get timed, get a t-shirt, get a pint of Wee Heavy, and try to win.

Beers and the Bees with the Bee Girl @ Portal Brewing: 4pm
While you’re enjoying a pint, take a look at the Bee Girl’s informational table that will explain the role of honey bees in beer production.

“Shadow Opp” Beer Release @ Opposition Brewing: 4pm – 9pm
Come and experience the newest creation from Opposition Brewing – a Sour Stout!! We’re calling this one “Shadow Opp.” Fermented with a sour yeast blend and aged 6 months in a wine barrel, this amazing brew is now ready for all to enjoy!! This is a one off beer, so come get some of the limited quantity while supplies last!

Goodlife Brewing Tap Takeover @ Beerworks: 5pm – 8pm
Come by and check out some of the amazing beers from this great company. There will be special pricing on Goodlife drafts, tastings, and giveaways.

Meet the Brewer with Rusty Bucket Brewing @ The Growler King at Quality Market: 5pm – 8pm
Come enjoy hanging out with Rusty Bucket! There will be a great tap selection to go along with some sweet swag giveaways.

Beau Berry Band Live @ Southern Oregon Brewing: 5pm – 8pm
Come enjoy the music of Beau Berry Band and the food of The Rogue Chef food truck.

Food and Beer Pairing @ Wild River Pizza: 5pm – 11pm
Special three item menu that pairs food and our handcrafted beers.

Get a Taste of a Real SOB with Southern Oregon Brewing @ Mr. Smiths: 5pm – 7pm

Enjoy our special of the day with Southern Oregon Brewing: special pricing, tastings, giveaways, and buy the beer – keep the pint.

 

Saturday June 13th

Brews Burgers and Bluegrass – Brought to you by Thrive and the Buy Local – Buy Rogue Campaign @ Eden Vale Winery: 12pm – 8pm
12+ Rogue Valley breweries showcase their beer along with burgers from local ranchers, and great bluegrass music. www.roguebbb.org

“Kegs and Eggs” with Buttercloud Bakery and Café @ Beerworks: 10am – 2pm
Get the first weekend of Medford Beer Week started the right way. There will be egg and biscuit sandwiches from Buttercloud, and special pricing on all draft beers, plus a coffee beer tasting.

5th Annual Schoolhaus Brewhaus Kickball Tournament with Deschuttes Brewing @ Bigham Knoll: 11am – Dark
Get your team together and see if you’ve got what it takes to defeat last year’s champions, the venerable kilt wearing crew from Opposition Brewing. Beer wench refs will be sharing samples of beer at the bases, grown men in short shorts and girls in tutus, and of course, the trophy on the line. Not for the feint of heart, so be sure to bring you’re “A Game.”21 and older on the field, all ages welcome in the audience. $50 pre-registration for teams (8-12 players), $75 day of the event: www.thebrewhaus.com/kickball

“Char and Chug” @ Opposition Brewing: 12pm – 9pm
Come on down for a BYOM (bring your own meat) BBQ at Opposition Brewing. Grill and grilling utensils along with disposable service ware provided – you bring the food! We’ll also be hosting an apocalypse themed trivia competition, giving away some killer swag, and offering beer specials all day.

Enjoy the Good Life with Goodlife Brewing @ Mr. Smith’s: 1pm – 3pm
The rep from Goodlife Brewing will be here at Mr. Smith’s. Enjoy one of our ¼ pound hotdogs paired with a pint of Goodlife. Buy the beer – keep the pint.

One Handed Triathlon and Meet the Brewer @ Walkabout Brewing: 3pm – 8pm
A triathlon competition of games that can be played “beer in hand.” Games included are darts, ladder ball, and cornhole. The prize for the winning team is two passes for 18 holes of golf at Centennial Golf Club. Terry Butler, Walkabout’s newest brewer will be around drinking some pints and talking beer as well.

Tap Takeover with Arch Rock Brewing @ The Burger Spot: 3pm – 6pm
This is a total tap takeover – as in, all of the Arch Rock beers pouring on tap!

 

Sunday June 14th

Homebrews and Blues @ Biologic Brewing Supply: 10am – 5pm
Come to Biologic Brewing Supply and enjoy cold beer from local breweries, great food, and barbeque on site, and live blues music throughout the day.

Pint and a Pretzel @ Wild River Pizza: All Day
Stop in for a special deal of a pint and a pretzel.

Family Day @ The Growler King at Quality market: All Day
It’s Sunday, so we’re lying low and chillin’ with the family. Beer will be pouring to go along with free ice cream for the kids! Remember, with a great beer and ice cream selection comes great BEER FLOATS!

Victory Dog @ Southern Oregon Brewing: 12pm – 6pm
Do you have what it takes to put away “The One?” Enter the dog eating contest to win prizes. SOB merchandize giveaways and pint and growler specials all day!

Beer Pong Sign-up and Practice @ BricktownE: 1pm
Teams of 2 people, 12 teams maximum with 3 alternate teams. This is the sign-up for the Marquee Event on Tuesday. Contact BricktownE for details.

Pliny the Elder Sunday @ Beerworks: 3pm
Join us as we tap this hard to get one of a kind keg. We tap a special keg every Sunday, but this week is one you’re not going to want to miss!

“Ring the Bull” Tournament @ Opposition Brewing: 4pm – 6pm
Join us at The bunker for the 3rd Annual “Ring the Bull” Tournament. Competition is fierce every year, and the “Sharp Shooter” Dog Tag is a coveted prize. So practice up and see if you have what it takes to beat our defending champions! Blast doors go up at noon, tournament starts at 4pm.

 

Monday June 15th

Subs, Suds, and Spuds with 10 Barrel Brewing @ R&D’s Sandwich Factory: 4pm – 7pm
The Subs, Suds, and Spuds Eating Contest is co-sponsored by 10 Barrel Brewing. 8 contestants will compete in eating a 2 foot pastrami sub with almost 5lbs of our famous pastrami, and 2 lbs of potato salad.

Beer and Brats @ Wild River Pizza: All Day
We’re running a special on this traditional pairing all day long.

Pastrami and Beer Special with 10 Barrel Brewing @ R&D’s: All Day
Get a 4” Hot Pastrami sandwich, bag of chips, and a pint of 10 Barrel beer for only $8.50.

Beers for Humanity @ Walkabout Brewing: 3pm – 8pm
Come down to Walkabout Brewing and drink a few pints for humanity. We will be donating $1 of every beer sold to Habitat for Humanity, an organization that helps those in need build affordable housing.

Mug Club Monday @ Southern Oregon Brewing: 3pm – 9pm
Members of our exclusive Mug Club will be treated to some special pricing and other goodies. It’s good to be a member!

The Hop Valley Golf Challenge @ Centennial Golf Club: 4pm
9 hole scramble with 4 person teams. $30 per player includes: golf, golf cart, prizes, Hop Valley Brewing samples, and fun contests on the course. Sign up deadline is June 1st. Sign up in person, or contact Centennial Golf Club at 541-773-4653.

Bush Drinkers Monday @ The Trophy Club: 4pm – 6pm
Special discounted pricing on pints of Bush.

Beer vs. Wine with Del Rio Vineyards @ Portal Brewing: 4pm – 8pm
Which do you think you like better? Try both on this evening.

“Grab a Can” with Payette Brewing @ Beerworks: 5pm – 9pm
With so many great beers coming in cans from these guys, try your luck in the “Grab a Can” with Idaho’s Payette Brewing. For a special price you get to reach blind into the big cooler, and see what comes out! Plus you can taste their line-up at the bar, to see what you might end up with.

Ladies Night @ Opposition Brewing: 5pm – 9pm
Hey Ladies!! Come on down and occupy The Bunker for a night dedicated to just you. NO BOYS ALLOWED! We’ll have Quady North’s expert on hand offering up some of their finest vinos, doing some beer and wine pairings, and selling their fine wines by the glass and bottle. We will, of course, be pouring our own beers (discounted just for you) and offering up some appetizers for the evening. And best of all, we will be raffling off a spa treatment. Remember: LADIES ONLY tonight!

“Beers and Barrels” Dinner w/ Hop Valley and Buffalo Trace Distillery @ Elements: 6pm
A first of its kind, this beer and whisky pairing dinner will feature the beers of Hop Valley Brewing paired with American bourbons from the famous Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort Kentucky, and the food of Chef Mike Hite. $50 per person. Space is limited – RSVP only: contact Elements @ 541.779.0135 or info@elementsmedford.com

Geeks Who Drink All Beer Trivia Night @ BricktownE: 7pm
Come try your hand at an evening of all beer related trivia with the team from Geeks Who Drink.

Dark Beer and Desserts @ The Growler King at Quality Market: 7pm – 10pm
Come join us for a night of class. We will be serving a variety of dark brews paired with their delicious counterparts. Raise a glass to Dark Beers and Desserts!

Tuesday June 16th

Beer Pong Championship @ BricktownE Brewing: 6pm
Twelve team elimination bracket to find out who the Valley’s best beer pong team is. $50 gift certificate for the winning team, and beer and food specials all night. So even if you’re not in the tournament, come down and enjoy one of Medford’s best taphouses.

Pints for a Cause @ Wild River: All Day
Stop in for a pint of beer, and know that your drinking is going to a good cause. Benefactors are: Crater Athletic Department, American Cancer Society Relay for Life, and Habitat for Humanity.

Italian and Beer Special with Goodlife Brewing @ R&D’s: All Day
Get a 4” Classic Italian Sub, bag of chips, and a pint of Goodlife’s Sweet As Ale for $8.50.

10 Barrel Tuesday @ The Trophy Club: 4pm – 6pm
Special discounted pricing on pints of 10 Barrel.

Arch Rock Brewing Tap Take-over @ The Growler King at Quality Market: 5pm – 8pm
Who likes gold medal winning brews? Arch Rock has been racking up those ribbons and medals with their porter and lager. Great people and great beer: it’s not a bad way to spend your Tuesday evening.

Pints at Porters with Southern Oregon Brewing @ Porters Dining at the Depot: 5:30 – 8:30
Pint and food specials as well as giveaways.

Hop Valley Brewing @ Beerworks: 6pm – 8pm
Come down and meet Robbie Lesher from Hop Valley for a free bottle tasting, special one off Hop Valley beers on tap, and lots and lots of Hop Valley beer gear.

Annual Beer Week Trivia @ Southern Oregon Brewing: 6pm – 7:30pm
All questions will be beer related. Your host, and Trivia Queen, as always is Jenn Brown. Peruvian Point food cart will be on site.

Trivia Night @ Walkabout Brewing: 6pm – 8pm
Hosted by Green Peak Events, and hosted by Ted Trujillo. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places. General trivia and, of course, BEER trivia will be the name of the game with lots of Walkabout swag, a 50/50 raffle, and more. Doors open at 3pm, and with a fantastic outdoor patio and lawn, food, fire pit, and plenty of Walkabout beer it’s sure to be a blast. Come join the fun. See you at Walkabout!

Hops and Hoops @ The Bohemian: 6pm – 8pm
Make 3 shots from different places on a regulation basketball hoop for a chance to win a beer focused prize package. But everyone is a winner! Happy hour pricing on all of our 8 microbrews on tap.

 

Wednesday June 17th

Whiskey and Beer Pairing with Portal Brewing and Immortal Spirits @ Portal Brewing Taproom: 4pm – 7pm
Stop in and a taste the beers of Portal Brewing paired with the whiskey of Immortal Spirits.

Senior Appreciation Night @ Walkabout Brewing: 3pm – 8pm
$3 pints for all seniors 65+ as well as any “seniors” in college who bring their student body card.

Workers Wednesday @ The Trophy Club: 4pm – 6pm
Special discounted pricing on pints of Workers Pale.

Seasonal Beer Release Party @ Wild River Pizza: 5pm – 7pm
Come down and enjoy our newest seasonal release.

Ultimate Wing Challenge with 10 Barrel Brewing @ Buffalo Wild Wings: 5pm – 8pm
10 Barrel Brewing Company’s legendary rep Dave will be on hand for our Wing Eating Challenge, consisting of both traditional and boneless wings. 10 Barrel beer specials and giveaways during the event!

Small Batch with Sunriver Brewing @ The Growler King at Quality Market: 5pm – 8pm
From one of the top premier breweries in Central Oregon, Sunriver Brewing Company will host and feature several “Small Batch” brews on tap along with some of their classics. There will be pint specials as well as Sunriver Brewing swag giveaways during the event!

“Heart of Darkness – Dark Ale Trail” @ BricktownE Brewing, Portal Brewing, and Beerworks: 5pm – 9pm
Take the Dark Ale Trail and have a pint (or bottle) of any dark beer at each of the three businesses and have your Heart of Darkness Trail Card stamped. Turn it in wherever you finish the trail, and you will be entered into a drawing to win fabulous prizes. Stamp cards can be picked up at any of the three businesses when you begin the trail.

Putt and Pints for Access: Cooking Matters – Sponsored by Rainier Brewing @ The Schoolhaus Brewhaus: 5:30 – Dark
Know that your drinking and golfing skills are going to a good cause. A 9 hole miniature golf course will be set up on the main field. $25 gets you a game, a pint of beer, and a keepsake glass. Kids 12 and under play for free. Kids 12-21 play for $10. All proceeds go to Access. Build up those karma points to get you through the rest of the week!

Meet the Brewer with Swing Tree Brewing @ Beerworks: 6pm – 8pm
If you haven’t tried this new local brewery based out of Ashland, here’s your chance. Come in and find out for yourself why this guy simply can’t make enough beer fast enough.

Opposition Brewing Exclusive Beer Dinner – Featuring Chef Braden Hitt @ Downtown Market Company: 6pm – 8pm, RSVP Only
Enjoy a gourmet 4 course dinner and beer tasting event sure to please any palate! Chef Braden Hitt of Over Easy will be prepping food specifically designed to pair with 4 of Opposition Brewing Company’s most popular brews! Space is limited for this exclusive dining event with only 20 seats available in Downtown Market Company’s beautiful patio space. Cost is $65 per person and reservations are available on a first come first serve basis. Full menu available at www.facebook.com/oppositionbrewing. Reserve your space today by emailing Downtown Market Company at downtownmarketco@charter.net.

Southern Oregon Brewing Beer Dinner @ Southern Oregon Brewing: 6pm – 8pm
A special SOB beer dinner with the Rogue Chef, Stephen Pena. Stephen will be creating a 5 course meal paired with your favorite SOB beers. $45 per person. Contact Southern Oregon Brewing for more information.

Beer Trivia Night @ Portal Brewing: 7:30pm
Try your hand at our beer focused trivia competition.

Thursday June 18th

Big Wheel Racer Competition @ Opposition Brewing: 6pm – 9pm
Remember how awesome you thought you were on your Big Wheel back when you were a kid? Well… we’re bringing that opportunity back with the 2nd Annual “Big Wheel” race, down at The Bunker. We’ll have a couple of Big Wheels for those that need them – but you are of course encouraged to bring your own! Come out on top and win some killer prizes! We’ll be offering discounted pints all evening long, have the grill open for public use, and running raffles throughout the day!! Blast doors go up at 4pm as always – first race heat to begin at 6pm.

Drink Local! @ Wild River Pizza: All Day
Come in any time today and support the Drink Local idea, and get a pint plus a pint glass for a special price.

Sausage and Ale Pairing with Taylor’s Sausages @ Portal Brewing: 2pm
Stop in early, and try some of the great sausages by Taylor’s paired with our Portal beers.

Beer Theater @ Walkabout Brewing: 3pm – 8pm
We will be showing the Broken Lizard comedy “Beerfest” in the tap room. This historic cinematic treasure will begin showing at 6pm with beer specials available for the duration of the film.

Pint Night with Southern Oregon Brewing @ The Wharf: 4pm – 6pm
Pin-up Porter, Na Zdravi Pils, and Killer Rabbit ISA on tap, with samples and raffle giveaways. $1 oyster shooters, $1 souvenir SOB pint glasses, and very special pricing on both SOB pints, and growlers to go.

Rolling Rock Thursday @ The Trophy Club: 4pm – 6pm
Special discounted pricing on pints of Rolling Rock.

Acoustic Night @ Southern Oregon Brewing: 4pm – 9pm
Three great acoustic gigs in one night! 4pm: Brothers Reed, 6pm: TBA, 7:30pm: Jive Coulis. And the Fired Up Gourmet Food truck will be on site.

Gervais Salon’s Mens Night with Portal Brewing @ Gervais Salon: 4pm – Close
Gentlemen, come in and get a free pint of Portal beer with your message or haircut.

Hop Valley Brewer’s Dinner with Hop Valley Brewing @ Howiee’s on Front: 6pm – 8pm
There are only 50 tickets available for this special 5 course Hop Valley dinner. Tickets are available pre-sale for $50, or 2 for $80. Pick up your tickets at Howiee’s on Front, and visit our facebook page for event information.

Ground Control and Star Wars with Ninkasi Brewing @ Beerworks: 6pm – 9pm
Ninkasi sent yeast into space to make their beer Ground Control, and we will be tapping a quarter barrel of this first ever space beer. Be on time: this beer will go quick. Then at 7pm we will be screening the original Star Wars.

An Evening of Live Music @ BricktownE Brewing: 7pm
Come enjoy the music of Rogue Rage Duo.

“The Stellar Speller” Drunk Spelling @ Portal Brewing: 7:30pm
If you haven’t been by for this weekly event, now’s your chance to give it a go.

Stein Club Initiation @ The Schoolhaus Brewhaus: 6:30pm – 9pm
If you don’t know, then you don’t know. You should start asking your friends why they haven’t told you yet. Be sure to get in your 10 beer visits, then come by The Schoolhaus for tastings and to participate in this legendary beer drinking event. Free to qualified Stein Club members (10 beer visits).

 

Friday June 19th

Block Party @ The Growler King at Quality Market: 4pm – 9pm
Come join us for an awesome afternoon of beer, food, live music, and tons of games and giveaways for the whole family. We will be featuring our very own burgers and beer, as well as José’s Taco Truck! Admission is free for everyone and beer and food will be discounted. Come have some fun with The Growler King @ Quality Market! Cheers!

Mac and Jack’s Mayhem Friday @ R&D’s: All Day
Get the 4” Cubano sandwich, a bag of chips, and a pint of Mac and Jack’s African Amber for $8.50. Random Mac and Jack swag and giveaways all day.

Beer Lovers Appreciation @ Wild River Pizza: 11am – 5pm
Because we appreciate people who appreciate great beer, we’re offering a very special price before 5pm.

Beer and Pretzels @ Buttercloud Bakery and Café: 3pm – 6pm
A party to introduce Hop Cloud, Buttercloud’s new house beer on tap! It’s a delicious, citrusy India Pale Ale brewed for us locally by our friends at Opposition Brewing. Come help us celebrate with a pint of Hop Cloud and one of our wildly popular, handmade soft pretzels.

Friendly Neighbor Friday @ Walkabout Brewing: 3pm – 8pm
Won’t you be our neighbor? We will be offering beer and merchandise specials to anyone who works or lives within walking distance.

Bud Drinkers Friday @ The Trophy Club: 4pm – 6pm
Special discounted pricing on pints of Bud and Bud Light.

Pints and Pizza with Southern Oregon Brewing @ Paisan’s: 4:30pm – 7pm
Beer and food specials tonight, plus a pizza eating contest.

Rogue Rage Duo @ Southern Oregon Brewing: 5pm – 8pm
An evening of great live music with the Rogue Rage Duo. Plus, the Rogue Chef food truck is on site tonight.

Food and Beer Pairing @ Wild River Pizza: 5pm – 11pm
Special three item menu that pairs food and our handcrafted beers.

Ninkasi Brewing 3rd Annual Dodge Ball Tournament @ Bartlett Street in Downtown Medford: 5:30 – Dark
Get your arms warmed up, and your legs stretched out, it’s time for dodge ball. Bring your team down to Bartlett Street in downtown Medford, and enjoy the games, with music by DJ G_Rad, and a Ninkasi beer garden operated by Beerworks. Beer garden and sign-ups start at 4pm — Head hunting begins at 5:30pm.

Basecamp Brewing @ Beerworks: 6pm – 9pm
Come down to Beerworks for specials and tastings from Basecamp Brewing.

Come Get a Taste of the Coast with Lost Coast Brewing @ Mr. Smith’s: 6pm – 8pm
Lost Coast pints paired with fish and chips and our home made clam chowder, and lots of giveaways and prizes. Buy the beer – keep the pint.

Legionnaire Collab Beer Release @ Opposition Brewing: 6pm – 8pm
Join us for the launch of a new beer developed in collaboration with Legionnaire Apparel!! Legionnaire owner Joe Moxley will be hosting a small intimate concert inside Opposition Brewery where Tyler DeVoll from the Tyler DeVoll Band and America’s Got Talent will be playing an acoustic set. Admission is free! Please come join us for this very special beer release event. Blast doors open at 4pm – music starts at 6pm.

Battle of the Brains @ Portal Brewing: 7:30pm
Join us for a good old fashioned pub trivia evening with Jeremy Holmes. There will also be beer and cheese pairings!

Hop Valley-Palooza @ The Schoolhaus Brewhaus: 6:30pm – 12am

A trifecta of awesomeness happening at the Old School. We’ll be screening Old School on the big screen with a Hop Valley Tap Takeover in the Ballroom. Then we’ll round out one of mankind’s greatest made movies with what else but JELLO WRESTLING and a feature concert with Medium Troy. God bless Jello wrestling. And be sure to come out and thank the Godfather himself. $5 cover, 21+ only.

Saturday June 20th

2015 Southern Oregon Craft Brew Festival in Old Town: 12pm – 8pm
25+ breweries, 40+ beers, food booths, and beer related vendors. $16 gets you a commemorative pint glass, program, and 5 tasting tickets. Additional tasting tickets available : 5 for $5, or 12 for $10. THIS IS A 21+ EVENT. Visit the website at www.socbrewfest.com or like us on facebook at Southern Oregon Craft Brew Festival. Buy your tickets early at Beerworks for only $14!

Beer Lovers Appreciation @ Wild River Pizza: 11am – 5pm
Because we appreciate people who appreciate great beer, we’re offering a very special price before 5pm.

Coors Drinkers Saturday @ The Trophy Club: 4pm – 6pm
Special discounted pricing on pints of Coors and Coors Light.

Food and Beer Pairing @ Wild River Pizza: 5pm – 11pm
Special three item menu that pairs food and our handcrafted beers.

Weeklong Specials

Mr. Smith’s
From open until close every day we will have our Ham and Swiss Burger served with our home made potato salad paired with any of our craft beers for a special price.

Beerworks
20% off all growler fills.

R&D’s
Special pint pricing 6/15 – 6/20