Bushwakker Brewpub

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APRIL BUSHWAKKER EVENTS

Apr. 1: Monday Night Jazz & Blues. KEITH BOMPHRAY & FRIENDS. Talented act delivers a new twist on some old favourites. 8:00 PM.

Apr. 3: Wednesday Night Folk. THE STRANGE VALENTINES. An Australian and a Nova Scotian continue to sing about the jerks in the world! 8:00 PM.

Apr. 3: MONTHLY ALES MEETING.
Congratulations to the Ale & Lager Enthusiasts of Saskatchewan homebrewing club on receiving the maximum number of entries in their annual competition. In only two days 800 entries had been registered! A record number of entries in a record amount of time! Approximately 100 volunteers will take over the Bushwakker clubroom and basement brewery during Saskatchewan Craft Brewing Week which is held from April 22 to April 27. The April meeting will begin at 8:00 PM in our basement clubroom. This month’s presentation is HOPS, HOPS, HOPS! New members are always welcome!

Apr. 5: FIRST FIRKIN FRIDAY. Enjoy the pomp and circumstance of this longstanding Bushwakker monthly tradition! A piper from The Regina Police Services Pipes & Drums leads a small keg (the firkin) of special ale throughout the pub in a procession. A guest volunteer tapper is selected to wield the handmade wooden maul affectionately named, The Mighty Firkin Wakker, and attempt to tap the keg in one swift blow! This month’s firkin will be Vanilla Creamsicle Blood Orange Blonde. The suds-soaking spectacular takes place at 5:30 PM.

Apr. 8: Monday Night Jazz & Blues. ‘ROUND MIDNIGHT. Veteran act plays great jazz standards and adult contemporary tunes. 8:00 PM.

Apr. 10: Wednesday Night Folk. SPRING SINGER/SONGWRITER SHOWCASE - A night of original song and drams of Bob Dylan. Local singing wordsmith, Neil Child, is joined by a number of Regina musicians who deliver original material as well as some special selections from Bob Dylan. 8:00 PM.

Apr. 11: HEALTH SCIENCE PUB
– Move Your Body, Change Your Brain. The monthly Science Pub will take place one week this month. Our wildly popular Science Pub Series has returned for a seventh incredible season! Enjoy lectures on scientific topics of general interest in our Arizona Room (main floor banquet room) over beer and snacks. The room opens at 5:00 PM and quite often is full by 6:00 PM. 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. Cameron Mang. Whether texting on a phone, swinging a golf club, or drinking a beer, movement allows humans to interact with the world around us. With relatively little effort, we learn new movement skills and adapt existing ones to specific situations every day. The complexity of our movements is only surpassed by that of the intricate and ever-changing brain networks that support it. The ability of the brain to change, or undergo neuroplasticity, is at the heart of our capacity to learn new movements and even recover movement skills lost due to brain damage. But sometimes our movement skills still leave something to be desired. So, what can we do to make the brain learn faster, learn more or recover quicker? How can we leverage a seemingly good system to work even better?


Apr. 15: Monday Night Jazz & Blues. THE JAZZ BAND-ITS. The biggest band to ever grace the Bushwakker stage plays big band, jazz and swing. 8:00 PM.

Apr. 17: Wednesday Night Folk. THE RED WAGON GYPSIES. Acapella/acoustic harmonies from Angela Ell (who will be celebrating her birthday) and Tamara Scrimbit. It doesn’t get “folkier” than this! 8:00 PM.

Apr. 19: Open on Good Friday.

Apr. 22: Monday Night Jazz & Blues. THE TERRY QUINNY QUINTET. Former Regina jazz saxman returns home from the UK for a special jazz show with a few interesting twists! 8:00 PM.

Apr. 22 – 27: THE 26TH ANNUAL ALES OPEN. A record 800 entries from all across Canada will be judged in this year’s homebrewing competition. Approximately 100 volunteers will be working away all week in the Bushwakker basement clubroom.

Apr. 24: Wednesday Night Folk. JAMES IRVING. Nickletree frontman returns to deliver some roots rock. 8:00 PM.

Apr. 27: ANNUAL BUSHWAKKER BREW’S DINNER.
The signature event of The Bushwakker Brewpub! This year’s Mardi Gras theme will feature four course each utilizing beer as an ingredient and paired with a unique beer to enhance the flavour of each dish. Tickets $69.95 each.

Apr. 29: Monday Night Jazz & Blues. BILLY HUGHES & THE INSTIGATORS. Veteran Regina bluesman recently resurrected his rockin’ blues band and is back for an encore performance! 8:00 PM.

 


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