Santa Monica Pier Paddleboard & Ocean Festival
June 7 • Santa Monica
Ocean swim, paddleboard, SUP and dory races, plus hula dancing, live music, speakers, surf and paddleboard VIPs, a giant waterman’s history exhibition and a board and gear expo.
santamonicapier.org/pier-paddle

Beerfest The Good One!
June 7 • Santa Rosa
Microbrew and food tasting benefit for Face to Face, and features more than 50 of Northern California’s best microbreweries and gourmet food from Sonoma County.
f2f.org/beer_fest2012.html

Zoo Brew
June 7 • Santa Barbara
Tastings from a whole herd of breweries out of the Central Coast region and hosted by the Santa Barbara Zoo, with special animal encounters. Ticket price includes admission, a commemorative tasting glass, and unlimited tastings. sbzoo.org/zoo-brew

Truckee Brew Fest
June 14 • Truckee
Benefits youth programs in Truckee and features live music by Drop Theory. truckeeoptimist.com/truckbrewfest.htm

Monterey Beer Fest
June 14 • Monterey
The greatest assortment of …