Green Bay City Pages Highlights: June 9-16, 2022
A week of books, beer and bay sailing
By Kira Doman
Fruit-forward beer tasting
Thursday, June 9
Hinterland Brewery, Green Bay
On 6 p.m. Thursday, June 9, Green Bay Girls Pint Out will host a fruit-forward beer tasting at Hinterland Brewery, complete with a certified beer judge in attendance.
A collection of 8-10 beers with a fruity palette will be served from across the world and our own backyard.
Learn about the fruits in the beers and the fermentation process.
This event is exclusively for ladies who are 21 and up, and pre-registration is required as there are only 16 spots available.
Tickets are $35.
Saturday, June 11
Cup O Joy, Green Bay
Finding North will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at Cup O Joy.
The band ranges from a duo in performance to a full six-person band, alternating string performances between a bluegrass and indie style.
This event is free to attend.
Early bird and reserved seating is available at an additional cost.
Nothing serious book group
Tuesday, June 14
Brown County Library, Green Bay
The Nothing Serious Book Group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, at the Brown County Library.
The library hosts a book club for those without the time to meet weekly.
No set novel or book is on the schedule, attendees show up and discuss the books they most recently read, or one that holds an impact on them.
There is no cost to attend the meeting and no prior registration is needed.
Halloween in June
Friday, June 10
The Lyric Room, Green Bay
The Lyric Room is ready to celebrate the spooky season early with a Halloween rock concert at 8:30 p.m., Friday, June 10.
Holly and the Nice Lions, Won’t Stay Dead, The Brash Menagerie and BUD perform a collection of bone-rattling, pop-punk songs for a halfway-to-Halloween performance.
Those in attendance must be of the legal drinking age (21+) or over.
Tickets are $7.
Free sailboat rides
Friday, June 10
Green Bay Sail and Paddle Inc., Green Bay
Green Bay Sail and Paddle Inc. will host a free day of sailing for those with or without sea legs at 5:30 p.m., Friday, June 10, at the South Bay Marina.
Thirty minute rides will be available for those as young as five years old, as long as they are accompanied by an adult.
This event previews the sort of classes Green Bay Sail and Paddle Inc. offers over the summer.
De Pere Food Truck Rally
Sunday, June 12
Nicolet Square, De Pere
The Food Truck Coalition will host a food truck rally with family friendly activities and local food vendors, at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at Nicolet Square in De Pere.
Local bands will be in attendance as well as a rock-climbing station and an axe-throwing station.
Some of the food trucks that will be at the event include Captain Quesadilla, Mai’s Egg Rolls, The Dough Shoppe and Monkey Tailz.
Follow the Food Truck Coalition on Facebook for more events.
Kira Doman is a freelance writer, dabbling in journalism, creative writing and editing. She is the editor of Healthy Living and Wellness Magazine, and writes the highlights for Green Bay City Pages.