Come to Newport, Oregon for a dog-friendly beer festival.

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Pack up the dogs and make plans to attend the Rogue Ales Brewery Brewer’s Memorial Ale Festival on May 21-23 in Newport, Ore. The festival honors the brewery’s black Lab, Brewer, who died in 2006. Billed as the largest dog-friendly beer festival in the world, the event will include more than 50 microbreweries, music, seafood and dog-inspired entertainment. Proceeds will benefit the Oregon Coast Therapy Animals and the Central Coast Humane Society. Dogs can participate in doggy musical chairs, dog dancing and celebrity dog look-alike contests. The $10 entrance fee includes a souvenir mug and taster tokens. Dogs get in free. Details at


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