Arts and Entertainment

Hops and Crops Festival returns to Olson Farm

The popular festival returns to historic Mary Olson Farm on Sept. 14. - Courtesy
The popular festival returns to historic Mary Olson Farm on Sept. 14.
— image credit: Courtesy

The Hops and Crops Brew Festival – featuring a wide variety of regional craft beer, live music, crafts and activities – returns to historic Mary Olson Farm on Saturday, Sept. 14.

White River Valley Museum's fourth annual Hops and Crops Brew Fest runs from noon to 6 p.m. at the farm, 28728 Green River Road, Auburn.

Proceeds benefit the continued restoration of and educational programming at the farm.

Featured main stage performers include The Maldives and My Goodness.

Seattle's alt-country institution, The Maldives play a mix of illustrious storytelling and classic guitar driven rock. Seattle duo My Goodness performs edgy yet soulful brand of garage rock.

The full band lineup includes:

• 1 p.m. – Jessica Lynne
• 2 p.m. – The Cottonwood Cutups
• 3 p.m. – My Goodness
• 4:30 p.m. – The Maldives

Participating brewers include: Airways; Brickyard; Georgetown; Harmon; Hilliard's Beer; Ironhorse; Lazy Boy; Northwest; Silver City; and Snoqualmie Falls.

General admission (no tastes) is $7; kids under 13 are free with an accompanying adult. A sampler admission is $15 presale/$20 at the gate (21 and older only) and includes a taster cup and five taster tokens. Additional taster tokens are $1 for a 4.5-ounce pour.

For tickets, online registration and more information, call 253-288-7433 or visit

The festival – a White River Valley Museum/Mary Olson Farm program – is supported by Auburn Chevrolet and Reber Ranch.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Read the Oct 21
Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates