Saturday, November 3, 2018

6th Annual Boone's Ferry Autumn Ale Fest

Wilsonville Old Church & Pub - Wilsonville Old Church

11 am - 10 pm

Tasting Glass + 12 Tokens: $22 Each Token: $1.50 | Glass: $5

All ages welcome | 21+ to drink

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About 6th Annual Boone's Ferry Autumn Ale Fest


6th Annual Boone's Ferry Autumn Ale Fest

We're back for the sixth year with more than 20 different beers and ciders that are perfect for the season. Help choose the best beer or cider of the bunch, whose maker will be awarded the famed Boone's Ferryman oar trophy. We'll have beer and cider from McMenamins and local guests, and live music!

Participating Breweries


Brewery Tours • 1 - 5 pm

Spirit + Wine Tasting • 2 - 6 pm

Live Music:

Garcia Birthday Band • 7 - 10 pm

History Presentations:

Old Church

Walt Morey: Oregon Author • 11 am 

This is a free, un-moderated slideshow – feel free to come and go as you please!
Walt Morey (1907-1992) was one of the iconic writers who dominated children’s literature in Oregon during the last decades of the 20th century.

Morey represented a different facet of the Northwest experience, bringing the voice of the working stiff to his writing. He was the big, broad-shouldered guy who earned his living outdoors, in the woods, on the ranches, aboard the fishing boats, placing him firmly in the literary tradition of Stewart Holbrook and Jack London.

Women in Brewing: A Discussion with McMenamins Employees • 1 pm

This is a free, moderated panel that will begin at 1 p.m. and finish by 2:30pm with audience Q&A


Lee Hedgmon, former brewer at Ground Breaker Brewing; distiller at McMenamins Cornelius Pass Distillery
Jen Kent, head brewer at McMenamins Thompson House Brewery
Jessica Standley, administration for McMenamins Breweries

Kerry Conroy, McMenamins historian


BBQ Pork Sandwich
Roast pork, Hammerhead BBQ sauce, coleslaw, pub bun, chips $13.00

Roast Pig Platter
Roast pork, Hammerhead BBQ sauce, coleslaw, Hogshead baked beans and a biscuit $14.00

Terminator Sausage Sandwich
Terminator sausage, sauerkraut, sausage roll, chips $13.00


About Garcia Birthday Band

Good ol' Grateful Dead

Garcia Birthday Band

Garcia Birthday Band (GBB), based in Portland, Oregon, is a group of veteran musicians interpreting and celebrating the vast repertoire of the late Jerry Garcia and The Grateful Dead.

But this isn't a "tribute band!" Drawing on years of individual and shared experience, these players are able to craft and transform these tunes into something fresh and original. Solid chops, tight arrangements and fine harmonies all contribute to the band's musical travels and explorations of possibly the greatest and most diverse songbooks of all time.

Always sure to raise the roof and keep the dance floor rocking, hoppin' and shakin', the band's quickly growing "GBB Family” fan base finds the community spirit and kind vibes contagious.

Music-lovers with a wide variety of tastes enjoy this band's extensive playlist which includes classics from Bob Dylan, Smokey Robinson, The Beatles, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Jimmy Cliff, Traffic, Dr. John, Merle Haggard, The Meters, Neville Brothers, Buddy Holly, Otis Redding, Warren Zevon, Rev. Gary Davis, Bruce Cockburn, and Peter Tosh, to name a few. If your musical tastes range from rock-and-roll, country, R&B, blues, bluegrass, folk, or Americana, you will dig this band. No need to be a Deadhead.

With musicians hailing from the likes of New Riders of the Purple Sage (NRPS), David Nelson Band, Kingfish, Cubensis, Buds of May, Ike Willis Band, Brothers Jam and LOOS3, this band is certain to provide high musical adventure!

Band Members:
Arthur Steinhorn (drums)
Scott Gillan (bass/vocals)
Justin Pacuska (guitar/vocals)
Peter Bach (guitar/vocals)
Adam King (keyboards/vocals)