Bushwakker Brewpub

BUSHWAKKER EVENTS

Oct. 2: MONTHLY ALES MEETING. Looking to enhance your homebrewing skills? Why not sit in on a meeting with some of Regina’s most passionate and enthusiastic homebrewers? All levels of brewing experience are welcome. Meetings are held in the Bushwakker basement clubroom on the first Wednesday of the month at 8:00 PM. This month’s presentation topics will be Irish & Scottish Ales.

Oct 2: Wednesday Night Folk. WINNIE BRAVE. Alberta touring folk duo returns to deliver classic folk, country, classic rock and mid-century pop. 8:00 PM.

Oct. 4: FIRST FIRKIN FRIDAY. Enjoy the pomp and circumstance of this long standing Bushwakker monthly tradition. A piper from the Regina Police Services Pipes and Drums leads a keg of special brew in a procession throughout the brewpub. A guest volunteer is selected to wield the handmade wooden maul affectionately referred to as The Mighty Firkin Wakker, and attempt to tap the firkin in one mighty blow. This month’s FFF firkin offering is a SMOKED MAPLE BOURBON PUMPKIN SPICED BROWN ALE. The delicious suds-soaking experience takes place at 5:30 PM.

Oct. 6: SASK VS. WINNIPEG. The Riders will be looking for payback given the Banjo Bowl outcome. Kickoff is at 5:00 PM. Enjoy our gourmet WINNIPEG BURGER & A PINT game day special for only $19.95. Come “devour” the competition!

Oct. 7: Monday Night Jazz & Blues. KEITH BOMPHRAY & FRIENDS. Great jazz standards receive a few fun twists from this talented trio. 8:00 PM.

Oct. 9: Wednesday Night Folk. THE NEW CURRICULUM. Talented Manitoba folk trio returns. 8:00 PM.

Oct. 13: CLOSED THANKSGIVING DAY SUNDAY FOR RENOVATIONS.

Oct. 14: CLOSED THANKSGIVING DAY MONDAY.

Oct. 16: Wednesday Night Folk. AUTUMN SINGER/SONGWRITER SHOWCASE. A varied mix of seasoned and novice performers including: John Deschamps, Regan Hinchcliffe, Nathan Davis, Albert Strangeman, Trent Leggott, Neil Child, Aidan Von Helsing, Dylan McNab, and Billie Jack Thomson. 8:00 PM.

Oct. 17: NEWLY EXPANDED!!! SCIENCE PUB – A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF LEGAL WEED. Our wildly popular Science Pub Series has returned for an eighth incredible season! To meet the growing demand we have doubled our viewing capacity by including our basement clubroom as a satellite room to view the lecture with the aid of a very large TV, Skype and a dedicated WiFi line. Enjoy lectures on scientific topics of general interest in both our Arizona Room (main floor banquet room) and basement clubroom over fine craft beer and award-winning pub cuisine. The main floor room opens at 5:00 PM and once it reaches capacity the basement clubroom will then open. Avoid disappointment and come down early for dinner and a pint before the presentation which begins at 7:00 PM. This month's lecture will be presented by Dr. Jason Childs, Dept. of Economics, University of Regina. Reflecting on the impact and implications of legal cannabis one year on. For legalization of cannabis to be considered a success the legal market has to replace the illicit market, yet performance on this measure has been modest at best. Come and explore the data on the legal cannabis market in Saskatchewan and across the country and the policy implications of legalization's limited success to date.

Oct. 18: SASKATCHEWAN WRITER’S GUILD 50th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE FIRKIN TAPPING & BOTTLE RELEASE. Don’t miss the official unveiling of a special brew inspired by the golden anniversary of the Saskatchewan Writer’s Guild. The Unreliable Narrator is a rich English-style Brown Ale infused with Writer’s Tears Irish Whisky, oak and toasted hemp seeds! The commemorative firkin will be piped-in and tapped at 5:30 PM followed by the limited edition bottle release. A one-time-only offering! Makes a fine Saskatchewan literary arts keepsake. 5:30 PM.

Oct. 21: Monday Night Jazz & Blues. THE JAZZ BAND-ITS. Over 20 members deliver big band, jazz and swing. 8:00 PM.

Oct. 23: Wednesday Night Folk. BILLARNEY. Very large group delivers acoustic Celtic reels. 8:00 PM.

Oct. 26: THE 2019 NHL HERITAGE CLASSIC. The Winnipeg Jets play host to the Calgary Flames at Mosaic Stadium. This will be the first NHL regular season outdoor game that will be held in a neutral site territory that is not formally part of an NHL market, the first regular season game held in Regina, and the first regular season game held in Saskatchewan since 1994. Come enjoy our game day gourmet Rink Burger & a Pint specials. Choose from either our Jets Burger or Flames Burger with any regular Bushwakker pint for only $19.95. May the best burger win!

Oct. 27: TICKETS TO OUR NOVEMBER 23rd SINGLE MALT SCOTCH TASTING EVENT GO ON SALE AT NOON TODAY! This year’s special order single malts include: Glenmorangie Spios rye cask, Arran Marsala cask finish, Kilkerran 12 year Campbelton, Tomatin 18 year, Auchentoshan 21 year and Bruichladdich Octomore 9.1. Performances from The Regina Highland Dance Association and The Regina Police Services Pipes & Drums. Optional scotch tasting meal available prior to the evening’s tasting event. 150 tickets will be made available at $89.95 each. Last year 120 tickets sold in only 23 minutes.

Oct. 28: Monday Night Jazz & Blues. ‘ROUND MIDNIGHT. Veteran Regina act delivers fine jazz standards. 8:00 PM.

Oct. 30: Wednesday Night Folk. BRADFORD. Talented acoustic folk duo featuring Brad Papp and Mark Radford. 8:00 PM.

Oct. 31: BUSHWAKKER CELTIC HALLOWE’EN PARTY. Win a $100 Bushwakker gift card in our costume contest. Enjoy our Great Pumpkin Spiced Brown Ale, devilishly delicious food specials and great live music from one of Saskatchewan’s most energetic and danceable Celtic bands, The Tilted Kilts! $5 cover charge in effect. Show starts at 8:00 PM. Costume contest is at 9:30 PM.

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