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South Sound Cider Fest

Olympia’s cider festival returns this Saturday with more than 20 ciders to choose from. Head to Views on Fifth for frothy favorites, tacos, elotes, and music. The South Sound Cider Fest is hosted by and will benefit the Lacey South Sound Chamber, which represents more than 350 local businesses and specializes in economic development. Learn more about tickets here.

Hops for Housing

Stop by Bremerton this weekend for two Hops for Housing events. Silver City Brewery will be donating a portion of sales to The Coffee Oasis Hope Homes on Friday and Deep Draft Brewing will be doing the same on Sunday. Enjoy a pint while supporting youth experiencing homelessness. Learn more about the events here.

Washington Wine’s New Website and Mobile App

The Washington State Wine Commission has launched a brand-new website for the state’s wine industry, alongside the “Map My WA Wine” mobile app, in recognition of August Wine Month. The resources include a winery and vineyard directory, interactive touring information, a deep dive on the state’s regions and terroir, a comprehensive historical timeline, and endless stories spotlighting the people that make Washington wine so special, according to a release from the organization. Learn more here.