Hardywood Park Craft Brewery’s Armchair Adventures
You can start your summer reading with Hampton Sides, Charles Slack, Dean King and Bill Gifford, who will be on hand to sign books Sunday, June 7, from 4-6 p.m. 2408 Ownby Lane. Call 420-2420 or visit hardywood.com.
Isley Brewing Co.’s Second Annual Luau
Grass skirts are optional, but you might want to start practicing your hula-dancing skills and limber up for the limbo competition on Saturday, June 13, from noon to 10 p.m. You’ll find beer specials and live music, and the patio will be open to pets. 1715 Summit Ave. Free. Call 716-2132 or visit isleybrewingcompany.com.
The Return of Strangeways Live
Also on Saturday, June 13, Strangeways Live will bring back the Fool’s Day Comedy Troupe for an evening of adult comedy with guest Scarlet Starlet. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9. $10. 2277 Dabney Road. Call 303-4336 or visit strangewaysbrewing.com.
The 2015 Brewers Ball: a Celebration of Richmond’s Finest
Gear up for live entertainment, local craft beer, lots of food and a silent auction at this select event Thursday, June 18, at 6:30 p.m. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fundraising honorees — all young professionals — will be recognized for their efforts and festivities will take place at the Virginia War Memorial, 621 S. Belvidere St. $75. Visit brewersballrva.com.
Beer Brunch at Ardent Craft Ales
Pizza Tonight will spin breakfast pies on Sunday, June 28, from noon to 3 p.m., and Greenleaf’s Pool Room will offer up maple-bacon ice cream on french-toast cookies and strawberry ice cream on coconut shortbread cookies. Plus, Ardent will have new releases to try. Also look for Sunday brunches July 26 and Aug. 30. Free. 3200 W. Leigh St. Call 359-1605 or visit ardentcraftales.com.