Virginia Craft Brewers Guild

Events

Oct
1
Sat
Lost Barrell Brewing Fall Beer Fest
Oct 1 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Join Lost Barrel Brewing for Fall Fest 2022 featuring all things local! Craft breweries, delicious food, vendors and music!

Fredtoberfest
Oct 1 @ 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Hosted by 6 Bears & A Goat Brewing (6B&G) Company, a one-of-a-kind authentic German-style Oktoberfest celebration at the Fredericksburg Nationals Baseball Stadium on Saturday, Oct.1, 2022.

Presented in collaboration with Fredericksburg Area Beer Trail, Visit Fredericksburg, Tour Stafford and Visit Spotsylvania.

We anticipate over 5,000 people will attend from the NOVA area. Get your lederhosen and dirndls ready because Fredtoberfest is a community-oriented event that will be filled with great VA craft beer, delicious food, fun activities for all ages, ending with an amazing concert featuring local musicians.

Oct
2
Sun
Virginia Blue Ribbon Craft Beer Fest @ State Fair of Virginia
Oct 2 @ 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM

The Blue Ribbon Craft Beer Fest is a celebration of Virginia craft beer and the ingredients that make it distinctive. This is a great opportunity for the Guild to expand Virginia Craft Beer and craft beer tourism in the Commonwealth.

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Oct
8
Sat
Laketoberfest
Oct 8 @ 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Hosted by Cooling Pond Brewery

Oct
11
Tue
Webinar with Bluepoint Financial – Retirement Benefit Planning in a Tight Labor Market
Oct 11 @ 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Blueprint Financial Group and Northwestern Mutual invite you to participate in a live webinar from their Advanced Planning team on employee and executive benefits. The speakers will share strategies for businesses and business owners to recruit and keep key talent in a tight labor market. These strategies will focus on different retirement plan types, their design, and how to consider structuring employer contribution arrangements for employee continuity.

Speaker: Nickolas J. Hammelman,​ CFP
Partner | Business Planning Specialist

Register
Oct
19
Wed
VCBG Tourism & Marketing Committee Meeting
Oct 19 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

The next Virginia Craft Brewers Guild Tourism & Marketing Committee Meeting will take place on Wednesday October 19th from 1pm – 3pm via Microsoft Teams.
Please contact Kimberly Noonan (knoonan@vacraftbrewersguild.com) for details.

Oct
20
Thu
Farm Brewery Committee Meeting
Oct 20 @ 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

The next VCBG Farm Brewery Committee Meeting will be on October 20 from 9am-11am.  This will be a virtual meeting using Teams.  Please plan to attend.  An agenda will be distributed two weeks before the meeting.

Please contact Kimberly Noonan for more information.

Oct
21
Fri
Quality & Operations Committee Meeting
Oct 21 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

The next VCBG Quality & Operations Committee Meeting will take place on Friday, October 21, from 1pm-3pm via Microsoft Teams.

Please contact Kimberly Noonan (knoonan@vacraftbrewersguild.com) for details.

Oct
25
Tue
VTC Orientation @ Zoom
Oct 25 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
 

Dates:   Tuesday-Thursday, October 25-27, 2022
Times:   9 a.m.-noon each day via Zoom

2022 VTC Orientation offers new information, resources and best practices 

  • Get a brief overview and update from each VTC Division
  • Receive timely ‘Action Items’ to help strategize and plan leveraging VTC resources
  • Benefit from industry partners’ Success Stories to hear best practices and ROIs

VTC Orientation sessions have received highly favorable reviews from surveys for past sessions!

 
  Who will Benefit from Participating: Virginia DMOs, tourism-related business owners, tourism marketers and representatives from Virginia attractions, restaurants, events, retail, and lodging establishments.

Registration: We invite you to visit to register here

Cost: FREE!

Questions? Contact Judy Watkins, jwatkins@virginia.org or 804-754-5921

 

Early Bird Registration for VA-1 Ends September 15!!

Oct
26
Wed
VTC Orientation @ Zoom
Oct 26 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
 

Dates:   Tuesday-Thursday, October 25-27, 2022
Times:   9 a.m.-noon each day via Zoom

2022 VTC Orientation offers new information, resources and best practices 

  • Get a brief overview and update from each VTC Division
  • Receive timely ‘Action Items’ to help strategize and plan leveraging VTC resources
  • Benefit from industry partners’ Success Stories to hear best practices and ROIs

VTC Orientation sessions have received highly favorable reviews from surveys for past sessions!

 
  Who will Benefit from Participating: Virginia DMOs, tourism-related business owners, tourism marketers and representatives from Virginia attractions, restaurants, events, retail, and lodging establishments.

Registration: We invite you to visit to register here

Cost: FREE!

Questions? Contact Judy Watkins, jwatkins@virginia.org or 804-754-5921

 

Early Bird Registration for VA-1 Ends September 15!!