THE FOURTH ANNUAL BEND BREW FEST will be held from 4-11 p.m., Aug. 17 and noon to 11 p.m., Aug. 18 at the Les Schwab Amphitheater. There's no admission charge. The festival is for all ages until 7 p.m. At that time, only those 21 and older can attend.
More than 60 craft and international beers from more than 30 brewers will be available for sampling. Proceeds will benefit Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Central Oregon.
The festival is a non-judged event focusing on taste and enjoyment of craft beers. The event will also feature spirits from Crater Lake Spirits and a few varieties of wine.
There will be music daily including the Jerry Joseph Electric Band, Dirty Martini, Velvida Underground, Poor Bastards Romance and LeRoy Bell and His Only Friends. Food is also sold. Children's activities will also be available.