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Plenty going on during beer week

Here is a rundown of events set to take place during Medford Beer Week:

Sunday June 10

"Kegs and Eggs" Kick-Off Party with Buttercloud Bakery and Café at Beerworks: 10am — 2pm

Egg and Rogue Creamery Hopyard Cheese Biscuit Sandwiches by Buttercloud Bakery and Café, $1 off all tap beers.

Open House and Ceremonial Tapping of the Walkabout Brewing "Medford Beer Week Imperial IPA" at Walkabout Brewing Tasting Room: 2pm — 6pm

Come get a sneak peak of Walkabout Brewing's new facility located at 921 Mason Way, Medford, and try their special Medford Beer Week Imperial IPA. Park and ride provided by Frau Kemmling's Schoolhaus Brewhaus School Bus.

Trappist Beer Tasting at Beerworks: 5pm — 8pm

Jay Harmon from Merchant du Vin with a free tasting of Trappist beers: Orval, Westmalle, Rochefort, and 10 percent off all Trappist beers to go.

"Mad Pajama Party" with Mad River Brewing at The Gypsy: 9pm — 12am

Warm up your vocal chords, and let the singing begin with Mad River Brewing Specials and tastings.

Monday June 11

Meet the Brewery with Walkabout Brewing at Mr. Smith's: 5pm — 8pm

Free samples and pint specials.

Firestone Walker Tasting at Beerworks: 5pm — 8pm

Free Firestone Walker tasting, plus something very special from them on tap.

Lagunitas Beer Dinner at Elements — RSVP ONLY: 5:30pm & 8:30pm

$45 per head, four course dinner by Chef Braden Hitt paired with Lagunitas beers. Jeff Baltus from Lagunitas will be there to discuss the beers and talk about the brewery. For the menu, or to book your reservation for one of the seatings, send an e-mail to infoatelementsmedford.com.

Mad River Beer Dinner at The Bella Union — RSVP ONLY: 7:30pm

$50 per head, four course dinner by Chef Tom Bates paired with Mad River beers. Will Macleoud from Mad River will be there to discuss the beers and talk about the brewery. For menu information or to book your seat, call the Bella Union at 541-899-1770.

Firestone Walker Tasting at 4 Daughters: 8pm — 10pm

Free Firestone Walker tasting in the downstairs bar.

Tuesday June 12

10 Barrel Tuesday at Havana Republic: 4:30pm — 7:30pm

Featuring free samples of select 10 Barrel beers from Western Beverage, with full patio bar and live entertainment. Attendees will receive $2 off for the "BBQ and Beers at the Bo" event on Wednesday night.

European Beer Passport at 4 Daughters, Elements, Beerworks, & Rosso's: 5pm — 9pm

Stop in at all four places in any order you like and have your beer passport stamped, then turn in your passport at your last stop with your contact information and enter a drawing to win $100 worth of gift certificates from all four businesses. Pick up your passport at any of the participating venues.

Mad River Brewing Tasting at Beerworks: 5pm — 8pm

Free beer tasting, plus all 6 packs to go leave with a free Mad River pint glass.

"Meet the Brewer" with Walkabout Brewing at Porters: 5pm — 8pm

Come down to the Porters patio and meet Ross Litton from Walkabout Brewing while sampling his locally made beers. Plus, discounted Walkabout pints.

Ayinger Beer Dinner at Frau Kemmling's Schoolhaus Brewhaus — RSVP ONLY: 6:30 pm

$45 per head, five course dinner paired with five Ayinger beers. Jay Harmon from Merchant du Vin will be there to talk about the beers. For booking or more information please call Frau Kemmling's Schoolhaus Brewhaus at 541-899-1000.

Ninkasi Brewing Night at Howiee's on Front: 8pm

Free beer samples of Ninkasi beers and Ninkasi pint specials.

Wednesday June 13

Beer and Food Pairing with Widmer Brothers Brewing at 4 Daughters: 5pm — 10pm

On special all night: three perfectly paired food options with Widmer Brothers beers. Come one, come all!

"Bike to Brews" at The Bella Union: 11:30am — 6pm

Ride your bicycle to the Bella and get pasta, salad, and a pint of beer for $10.

Meet the Brewery with 10 Barrel Brewing at Mr. Smith's: 4pm — 6pm

Free samples and pint specials.

"Mad Shrimp and Suds" with Mad River Brewing at The Wharf: 5pm — 8pm

Come to the Wharf for beer and shrimp specials with Will Macleoud from Mad River Brewing.

"BBQ and Beers at the Bo" at Havana Republic: 5pm — Late

$10 for tasting of select beers from Western Beverage and all you can eat peel and eat shrimp. Kabobs and signature side dishes on special all night, full patio bar, and live entertainment.

Beer and Chocolate Pairing with Lillie Belle Chocolates at Elements: 5pm — 8pm

$5 for four beer and chocolate pairings with Lillie Belle owner Jeff.

Walkabout Brewing Night at Howiee's On Front: 8pm

Free tastings of Walkabout Brewing beers and discounted Walkabout pints.

Caldera Brewing "Tap Take Over" at Beerworks: 6pm — 8pm

Free Caldera Tasting and $1 off pints of Caldera, with some special beers that are normally "Tap House Only."

"World Beer Style Education — English IPA" with Craig McPheeters of Bricktowne Brewing at Bricktowne Brewing Company Tasting Room: 7pm — 8:30

Learn about the style of English IPA with brewer Craig McPheeters.

"Women Only Beer and Mexican Food Pairing" with Women Enjoying Beer at HabaÃ3/8ero's — RSVP ONLY: 7pm — 8:30pm

This fun Women Only Event is part of the monthly meet ups that WEB holds year round. There will be fantastic Mexican fare paired with great Mexican beers. $20 in advance, sign up at www.womenenjoyingbeer.com, or $23 for last minute tickets (due by noon on the day of event).

Thursday June 14

Kickball with Deschutes Brewing at Frau Kemmling's Schoolhaus Brewhaus: 6pm — Dark

$5 entry fee per person to play, bring a team (7-11 people) or play some pick-up. Deschutes tastings at home plate and second base hosted by Deschutes' Chad Travartini. Two fields will be set up, and if there are enough people and teams there will be a basic bracket with the winning team getting the Deschutes Kickball Championship Cup. Team and player registration at 5pm. For more information contact Frau Kemmling's Schoolhaus Brewhaus at 541-899-1000.

Fort George Tasting at Beerworks: 3pm — 6pm

Free Fort George tasting, plus 10% off all Fort George beer to go.

Stone Brewery Tasting with Special Festival Beer Preview at Beerworks: 6pm — 9pm

Join Erin Kemplin from Stone Brewing for free beer tasting and a special preview of the "Festival Only" beer.

10 Barrel Brewing Tasting at 4 Daughters: 6pm — 10pm

Free 10 Barrel beer tasting in the lower bar.

Walkabout Brewing Night at The Gypsy: 6pm — 10pm

Free tastings of Walkabout Brewing beers and discounted Walkabout pints.

"Mad Brats and Beers" with Mad River Brewing at Howiee's On Front: 8pm — 11pm

Free Mad River Brewing beer samples, specials on Mad River pints, and a special Mad River beer and bratwurst pairing at a special price.

Friday June 15

Ninkasi Tasting at Beerworks: 3pm — 6pm

Free Ninkasi beer tasting, plus get a Ninkasi iron-on patch put on by Troy

  • Beer & Pretzels at Buttercloud: West Coast IPA Blind Tasting with Giant Hand Made Pretzels and Outrageous Dipping Sauces at Buttercloud Bakery and Café: 3pm — 6pm
  • 10 Barrel Brewing "Tap Take Over" at Beerworks: 6pm — 10pm

Beerworks is replacing every single tap handle with a 10 Barrel beer for the evening, including something special on Nitro.

Bottle or Draught? Blind Taste Test at 4 Daughters: 5pm — 8pm

Blind taste four different beers and see if you can tell which is bottle, and which is draught.

Mad River Brewing "Tap Take Over" at Jackson Creek Pizza: 6pm — 10pm

Lots of Mad River beers on tap at great prices, plus free tastings.

Dinner with Widmer Brewing at Howiee's On Front — RSVP ONLY: 6:30pm

$30 per head, three course meal with four beers prepared by Chef Justin Summerhays. If there are still spaces available on the night of, price is $35 at the door. Call Howiee's on Front for more information or to reserve your space at 541-773-5767.

Saturday June 16

2012 Southern Oregon Craft Brew Festival in OldTown: 12pm — 8pm

25 breweries, 47 beers, live music by Tyler De Voll, food booths, and beer related vendors. $14 gets you a commemorative pint glass, program and pencil, other goodies, and 5 tasting tickets. Additional tasting tickets available: five for $5, twelve for $10. THIS IS A 21+ EVENT.