Hops Fest Saturday, Volunteer Pourers Needed
The annual Hood River Hops Fest will take place this Saturday evening in the Columbia parking lot. The festival is an annual celebration of beer’s bitter friend, freshly harvested hops. The event features more than 40 breweries with more than 60 fresh-hop beers, plus a variety of food vendors, live music, and a collectable mug. It is open to all ages from noon to 5 p.m., and to those 21 and over from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Ticket information is available at hoodriver.org. The Hood River County Chamber of Commerce is looking for volunteer pourers. To sign up, go to hoodriver.org/hops-fest.