The 12th annual Porterhouse Brewfest on Saturday, Aug. 9, in downtown Mount Vernon features three of Washington's hottest blues bands: the Margaret Wilder Band playing 2 to 3:20 p.m.; the Mary McPage Band playing 3:50 to 5:10; and the Chris Eger Band playing 5:40 to 7.
Dozens of premium microbreweries will be sampling their beer, with food from local eateries available. The Porterhouse Brewfest is a 21-and-older benefit for Mount Vernon's Lincoln Theatre.
Advance tickets are $20 and include five tastes. Admission is $25 the day of event. Additional scrip for tastes will be available for $2 each. Details: 360-336-8955, lincolntheatre.org.