Also scheduled Saturday is the fourth Screens ‘n’ Suds Big Event at Gallery 5 (200 W. Marshall St.) from 4 to 9 p.m. It’s a fundraiser for the Central Virginia chapter of the National MS Society, featuring artwork by Itty Bitty Press, Ryan Kerrigan, Tripp and others. On tap will be brews from Blue Mountain, Devil’s Backbone, Dogfish Head, Hardywood Park, Legend, Midnight Brewing, Wolf Hills, O’Connor, New Belgium, Sierra Nevada, Starr Hill, St. George and Terrapin.
Then on Nov. 4, the second annual Autumn Bottom Brews and Art Show will bring 16 specialty craft beer vendors to the 17th Street Farmers’ Market.
The fun continues on Nov. 5 with a Pin and Pint Parade, a bar crawl in the Fan that includes Commercial Tap House at 5:30 p.m., Secco Wine Bar at 6:30 p.m. and Weezie's Kitchen at 7:30 p.m. Each location will have a special Virginia pin of cask beer that is freshly tapped.
On Nov. 9 at 5 p.m., Mekong Restaurant (6004 W. Broad St.) will host the Attack of the Rare and Wonderful Beers, featuring an array of distinctive beer selections for tasting and purchase. Beginning at 6 p.m., the Richmond Beer Lovers Bar Tour kicks off. This bus tour of Richmond’s downtown beer spots starts at Mekong and runs from 6 to 11 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Mekong.
On Nov. 10, a Taste the Local festival at West Broad Village (2005 Liesfield Parkway) will feature local bands, food from a variety of Short Pump restaurants and 10 Virginia breweries. The free event runs from noon to 6 p.m., and proceeds from the day’s beer sales will go to help Fetch A Cure, an organization dedicated to helping people gain access to life-saving treatments for their pets.