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Annapolis Beer Week 2016 Editor's Pick of Events

Mar 31, 2016 01:55PM ● By Melissa Lauren

Beer Week is April 1st—April 8th

Enjoy a fun week of events supporting local charities.

April Fools Day Patio Party at Baroak

Friday, April 1st
Baroak hosts an April Fools Day Patio Party from 6-9 p.m. on you guessed it, Friday, April 1st. This event is going to be a blast! No joke! Prankster Golden Ale by North Coast Brewing Company will be featured on tap.

4th Annual Beer Run

Saturday, April 2nd
If you enjoy being fit while having a good time, join Annapolis Beer Week's 4th Annual Beer Run. Sample over 40 unique beers while competing in their version of a 5K and Fun Run. The event is at Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds. Participate in your running gear, old bridesmaid dress, team apparel or come dressed as your favorite 80s hair band. Whatever you wear, just be sure to hydrate at the beer/water stops along the course. New this year: Road Trip Around the USA: Taste beers from around the country during this year's beer run. Each station will have its own state theme, with 
 activities and beer from that state.

Beer and Bands

Sunday, April 3rd
Stan and Joe's hosts Beer and Bands in the parking lot outside. Music will be going on all day long from 12-8 p.m. The lineup includes; Pretty Big Deal, The Shatners, and Duns and Drummer.  Proceeds benefit the Foundation for Community Betterment.

Beer and Dinner

Tuesday, April 5th
O'Learys Seafood Restaurant hosts a 5 Course Green Flash Beer Dinner starting at 6:30 p.m. for $65 per person featuring 3 limited release beers and two new year round innovations from Green Flash Brewing. Reservations suggested by calling 410-263-0884.

Pints for Paws

Friday, April 8th
Celebrate Naptown's great homebrewing scene and contribution to Maryland craft beer at Pints for Paws, a benefit for the SPCA of Anne Arundel County. The fun starts at 5:30 p.m. at The Meadow at Park Place. The event features tastings of 20 home brews from Annapolis homebrew club and 10 commercial beers from Calvert Brewing, Jailbreak Brewing, Backshore Brewing Companies, and a silent auction. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door, and $10 for guests 21 and under or designated drivers.

Maryland Chicken Wing & Beer Festival

Saturday, April 16th
Annapolis Beer Week is excited to bring you the 3rd Annual Maryland Chicken Wing and Beer Festival at Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds on Saturday, April 16th from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Taste some of the best Chicken Wings from around the area while enjoying local and regional beers. Admission is $10. children 12 and under are free.