In 2012 Cascadia Wildlands approached Ninkasi Brewing Company about collaborating on music fundraisers at the tasting room and patio in Eugene. Ninkasi graciously accepted, and shortly after Pints Gone Wild! was born — a first-Monday-of-the-month benefit where 25% of beer sales are donated to support our conservation work. Today, Pints Gone Wild! (a Ninkasi Pints For a Cause fundraiser) runs from May-October with incredible local music gracing the patio from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm. Past acts have included Mood Area 52, Gaye Lee Russell and Her Badass Band, Inoke, Alder Street, Sean Peterson Jazz Trio, Opal Creek, Douglas County Daughters, Heavy Chevy, Uncle Stumbles, Red Pants Trio, and so many more.
The Ninkasi tasting room and patio hours are 12 pm to 9 pm and is located at 272 Van Buren Street in Eugene's historic Whiteaker neighborhood. Be sure to thank Ninkasi for its long-time generosity towards Cascadia Wildlands.
* Unlike in past years, for the 2016 season, these Pints Gone Wild! events will be held on Thursday evenings. Please take note of this change, thank you!
May 26: Pints Gone Wild! at Ninkasi featuring The Resinators
August 18: Pints Gone Wild! at Ninkasi featuring Better than a Bucket
September 8: Pints Gone Wild! at Ninkasi featuring Gaye Lee Russell, Chad Jensen, and Natty O