Charm City Bluegrass Festival in Baltimore
The 6th Annual Charm City Bluegrass Festival returns to its home in Druid Hill Park on Friday, April 27, and Saturday, April 28. This year will be bigger and better than ever, with bluegrass music filling the air! Union Craft Brewing returns as the beer of choice for the festival, and Jack's Hard Cider will be offering two different options to choose from throughout the event. Local food and craft vendors will also be on hand to provide a variety…
The Hard Cider Run 5K: Gettysburg
Runners, lace up your shoes and take your mark for The Hard Cider Run 5K: Gettysburg, taking place at picturesque Hauser Estate Winery, home of Jack's Hard Cider, on Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m.–noon. The 5K run/walk will wind you through the lovely orchards of Hauser Estate and will end with a complimentary glass of cider (for the 21+ crowd). The entry fee includes the following: Entry to the 5K run or walk Soft-style t-shirt 2018 finisher's medal, complete with a…
Ploughman Cider Day at The Farmstead Butcher in Gettysburg
Join The Farmstead Butcher team in Gettysburg as they host their friends from Ploughman Cider once again on Saturday, April 28! In addition to the full line of Adams County produced hard ciders, solid sources have noted that they'll be bringing their first grape wine as well! And of course, The Farmstead Butcher will have plenty of meaty choices to perfectly complement your bottled purchases. Make plans now to stop by and take home the best from Adams County Farms!
Plant an Orchard with Virtue Cider
The Virtue Cider team is jumping into spring and celebrating Arbor Day (April 27) by planting an orchard simultaneously in Chicago and at the farm in Fennville, MI on Saturday, April 28! Join the Virtue family as they plant apple trees in their Wild Orchard to continue to sustain heirloom varieties of cidermaking apples on their farm. They'll also be tapping their new Rosé cider in the Tasting Room, along with seasonal bites, outdoor games, and orchard tours. Meanwhile in Chicago, they'll be planting an Urban…
Plant Nite Succulent Terrarium Activity at BlackBird Cider Works in Barker, New York
Enjoy cider sipping and a fun activity at BlackBird Cider Works during a special Plant Nite event on Saturday, April 28, from 3–5 p.m. At Plant Nite, class participants will be creating the arrangement "Succulent Terrarium in Wooden Drawer." All attendees must purchase a ticket in advance online and the event is for guests ages 21+. The cost is $55 per person. Want to grab a discount? Use coupon code "GETDIRTYBUFF35" and get 35% off of the regular ticket price!
Daidala Ciders and Andy Herod Gallery Grand Opening In Asheville, NC
Drinkers and art-lovers, rejoice! A new combination cider bar and art gallery is slated to open in the River Arts District (RAD) in Asheville, NC. Christopher Heagney, owner of Daidala Ciders, has partnered with local artist Andy Herod to launch Daidala Ciders and Andy Herod Gallery, a tap room where one can sip on an eclectic array of hard ciders while perusing Herod’s original works. Daidala Ciders and Andy Herod Gallery will be located on the second floor of The…
‘Cinco de Pepper Hot Pepper Cider Fest!’ at Ciderlicious in Eugene, Oregon
Ciderlicious presents its Cinco de Pepper Hot Pepper Cider Fest on Saturday, May 5, from 5–9 p.m., and cider fans will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo with more hot pepper ciders than anyone in the Pacific Northwest, and, perhaps, the WORLD! Here's a partial tap list of the delicious hot pepper hard cider favorites: * Strawbanero by Oregon Cider Company * Blackberry-Habanero by Oregon Cider Company * Lime-Habanero from Hi-Wheel Fizzy Wine Co. * Black Currant-Peppercorn by Hi-Wheel Fizzy Wine Co. *…
‘A Day of May’ at Coeur d’Alene Cider Company in Idaho
Join the Coeur d'Alene (CDA) Cider Company as it hosts its first public event, "A Day of May," alongside neighbor and friend, Craft and Lore. The event will take place on May 11, from 4–9 p.m. Cider will be pouring all night, along with workshop tours of both CDA Cider Company and Craft and Lore, live music, door prizes, a taco food truck, and good times!
Cider Week Grand Rapids
Experience seven days exploring the local cider scene when Cider Week Grand Rapids unfolds May 13 through May 19. Lots of events will fill the calendar in areas around Grand Rapids, Michigan, and activities will include festivals, cider dinners, educational cider-centric programs and more! Keep checking back to the Cider Week Grand Rapids site in the weeks leading up to the main event for more information and calendar updates, and start planning your Cider Week Grand Rapids excursion now!
Mother’s Day Brunch at Finger Lakes Cider House in Interlaken, New York
Treat your Mom and family to the Cider House Mother's Day Brunch at Finger Lakes Cider House on Sunday, May 13, from noon–4 p.m. A savory crepe, with eggs, bacon, gouda and onions, and ginger ciabatta French toast are two of the main dishes being served that day. There will also be side dishes and accompaniments available and, of course, cider! Guests can also select non-alcoholic beverages as well. Reservations are strongly recommended, by email only: firstname.lastname@example.org.
2018 Great Lakes International Cider and Perry Competition (GLINTCAP)
The 13th Annual Great Lakes International Cider and Perry Competition (GLINTCAP) will be held May 16–19, 2018, at the Courtyard Grand Rapids Downtown. GLINTCAP accepts entries from all countries. It is cider competition which is open to both commercial producers and amateur cidermakers. Last year, the competition received a record-breaking 1,206 total entries, making GLINTCAP the world’s largest cider judging competition. Entry registration is open until Monday, April 30.
Welsh Perry & Cider Society Festival 2018
The annual Welsh Perry & Cider Festival takes place May 25-28. It is the culmination and celebration of all of the hard work that takes place across the industry throughout the year, from the picking of the first apple in September and the squashing of the last pear in December, to the careful springtime blending, summer events, and winter orchard pruning. The event started in the back of a pub at Clytha, Abergavenny, and the festival moved in 2013 to the beautiful surroundings…