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She’s Crafty: Vanish @ Vanish Brewery
Mar 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Come join other ladies and thier love of craft beer, good food and new venues.

The brewery will be open to the public so bring the men folks, we’re also making arrangements for the little ones.

Adult price includes tasting and shared appetizers. Kids price includes hot dog, popcorn, drink and coloring activity.

Additional beers and full food menu available for ala carte purchasing.

Ava’s T21 Foundation Fundraiser at Red Shedman @ Red Shedman Farm Brewery
Mar 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Fundraiser Night at Red Shedman for Ava’s T21 Foundation.  Ava’s T21 Foundation is a 501-3 Non-profit that raises awareness for inclusion and acceptance for those affected by Down Syndrome.

Join us for live music, great beer, food and and shopping.

Bluegrass, Brews and BBQ @ Red Shedman Farm Brewery
Apr 22 all-day
2017 Bluegrass, Brew and BBQ 
Red Shedman Farm Brewery proudly presents the 3rd Annual Bluegrass, Brew, and BBQ festival at Linganore Winecellars.  Bring a chair and enjoy 5 bluegrass bands, 25+ breweries, and dozens of food and craft vendors.
Live Music By:
Jacob Panic
Letitia Van Sant
Heavy Traffic Ahead
Man About a Horse
Cabin Creek
Ticket Types:
VIP $37.50- entry time 11 am
($42.00 at the gate if not sold out)
includes: admission to event, early entry, souvenir tasting glass, free parking, 20 sample tokens
GA $27.50
($32.00 at the gate if not sold out)
includes: admission to event, 12pm entry time, souvenir tasting glass, free parking, 16 sample tokens
DD $15.00
($20.00 at gate if not sold out)
includes: admission to event, free parking
Military Discount: $25.00 (Valid Military ID required)
($30.00 at gate if not sold out)
includes: admission to event, 12 pm entry time, free parking, 16 sample tokens
Please submit all festival questions to or visit our Festival FAQ page at
*Food will be available for purchase but is not included in any ticket price.  Outside food and drinks may be brought in to the festival, however no outside alcohol is allowed.  All coolers will be checked at the gate.
*Full list of committed breweries will be available closer to event date.  Please visit for the most up to date list.
Poolesville SpringFest @ Whalen Commons
May 20 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come out and join us for an afternoon of Beer, BBQ, Blues and fun for the whole family. Be sure to stay up do date with all the goings on, by checking our Facebook page daily. 10 Maryland breweries, Maryland Meadery and Wineries, numerous arts and craft vendors, mouth watering BBQ, tons of activities for the kids, mechanical bull, climbing wall, live Blues Bands and much more. You won’t want to miss another amazing event in the Town of Poolesville.

She’s Crafty; Barley & Hops @ Barley & Hops Grill & Microbrewery
May 25 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join other ladies who want to elevate thier beer experience. Barley & Hops is one of the region’s favorite micro breweries and FEMALE owned. Sample award winning beer, fresh and creative food and learn how it’s all done.Barley and Hops Grill & Microbrewery She’s Crafty; Ladies & Craft BeerBeerista Events

Craft Spirit and Cigar Night for Habitat for Humanity. @ The Links at Challedon Golf Course
Jun 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Join Beerista Events and Habitat for Humanity Carroll County at the Links of Challedon Golf Course and Grill for an evening of craft spirits and cigars accompanied by a delicious menu from the Challedon Pit Master Patrick Gross.

Your evening includes a tasting of craft spirits from MISC Distillery, Thenth Ward Distilling and Lost Ark Distillery.  Meet the distillers and learn about the craft spirits movement in our region. Enjoy a Cigar introduction and pairing suggestions from Quarter Masters cigars on the beautiful stone patio.

Food selection includes Sliders 3 Ways: smoked brisket, old bay sausage and pork, Veggie Tray, house made kettle chips, smoked nuts, pop corn and corn bread with pepper jelly.

Your $50 ticket includes dinner, refreshments, sampling of spirits, presentations from distillers and cigar master, one craft cocktail or craft beer, discounts on cigars and take home spirits, raffle prizes including a round of golf at Challedon ALL WHILE SUPPORTING Habitat for Humanity Carroll County.

Beards, Beers and Brats @ Town of Mount Airy
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Beards, Beers and Brats @ Town of Mount Airy

Save the Date! Join us for our Annual Beards, Beer and Brats. Details coming soon. Visit our BBB page for more information.

Cele-BEER-ate 2018 @ Rockwell Brewery
Dec 29 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Part bar crawl, part scavenger hunt, and all parts fun.
A night of social drinking and social thinking. Bring your friends to Frederick for a unique beer experience. Compete with your team of 4-6 and be treated to a beer from each of the participating breweries. A shuttle bus will pick up and drop you and your team off at each brewery. There you will be challenged with brain teasers, bar games, and social media antics.

Want a winning team? Grab a brainiac, a tinkerer, a diva and social media maverick…bonus friends; drinkers, flirters, know it alls (CLIFF CLAVEN), pop culture experts and designated drivers.
Don’t have a team? That’s ok! Individuals will be placed on teams.

Breweries include Rockwell Brewing, Midnight Run Brewing, Olde Mother and Monocacy Brewing.

Transportation provided by Frederick Brew Bus.

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Hotel Accommodations available at the Courtyard Marriott at a discounted rate of $69!!  To make reservations at the Courtyard, call 301-631-9030 on or before the cut-off date: Friday, December 22. Be sure to mention “Beerista Events” or group code BEER when you make your reservations. Or use this link

Individuals will be placed on teams.
Discounted price for designated drivers and teams registering as a team of 6.

Nickel Brook Beer Tasting @ Victoria Gastro Pub @ Victoria Gastro Pub
Feb 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Charm City Beverage and Victoria Gastro Pub as they serve up 5 styles of craft beer from Canadian Brewery Nickel Brook.
Ceres: Lime and Cucumber Gose-2017 Gold
Raspberry Uber Berliner Weiss-2017 Gold Award
Uncommon Element Brett Pale Ale-2017 Gold
Kentucky Bastard Barrel Aged Imperial Stout-2017 Silver Award
Cuvee Barrel Aged Reserved Ale-2017 Gold Award

The Most Exceptional Beard Contest at QuadStates ShamRocked! @ Washington County AG Center
Mar 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Contest is Free!  The Festival has it’s own entrance fee.


  • Check in with She’s Crafty at Booth anytime between 1 and 4.
  • Judging will be held on the spot for the assigned category
  • Judges will be asses on fullness, sheen, hand & overall aesthetic with scoring 1-5
  • Contestants photo will be posted on social media and will receive points for post likes
  • 4:00-4:30 check back in at She’s Crafty for top 3 in each category.
  • 4:40 On stage top 3 will be brought up on stage and will win their category based on audience cheers.
  • Most Exceptional Beard Winner will be the overall top scored winner using preliminary judging and social media score.

Category winners will receive a sash, beard product, and shirt, runners-up will receive promotional products and other giveaways.

CATEGORIES:  May enter multiple categories but can only win in one.