Here’s a roundup of retail activity around Whatcom County:
▪ Two local breweries took home medals from the Great American Beer Festival 2019, held Oct. 3-5 in Denver. Wander Brewing won a gold medal for its Correspondent beer in the Express Stout category, while Chuckanut Brewery snagged a bronze medal for its Fest Bier in the Dortmunder or German-style Oktoberfest category.
According to a news release from Chuckanut, judges examined 9,497 beers from 2,295 American breweries.
▪ Stoney Ridge Farm has brought back its fall pumpkin season celebration. The farm will be open Fridays and Saturdays for the rest of October and will have wagon rides, a corn maze and plenty of food for sale, including cider, apples and pumpkin doughnuts. It will also have Christmas decorations and other crafts available.