Charlie Bamforth will share his vast knowledge of beer at the home of Susanne Rockwell and Brian Sway on Saturday, May 4, at 7 p.m. Bamforth is the Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting and Brewing Sciences at UC Davis. His is also the author of “Beer is Proof God Loves Us” and an engaging speaker. The evening will include appetizers and beer tasting as well as talking.
The event is part of a “Gaggle of Gatherings,” Yolo Basin Foundation’s fundraising series of parties, workshops and tours held throughout the year. Other programs in May and June include “Touring the Yolo Bypass from Weir to Weir” and a “Day in the Capay: Learn the Hidden Secrets of an Amazing Valley.” Interested people should go to the Yolo Basin Foundation website, www.yolobasin.org and click on “Gaggle of Gatherings” to purchase tickets or call 530-758-0530 for more information.
The tickets for the beer evening, titled, “Ready for a Heady Experience?” are $65 each, and all proceeds go to the foundation’s wetlands education programs.