Father’s Day happenings in RVA!

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Center of the Universe Brewing Co. thinks your father loves beer and barbecue. Bring him to Hanover County for Dad’s Day Pig Out on June 21, from noon to 6 p.m., to listen to a little live music while whole pigs are roasted over an open fire by Firehouse BBQ. Tickets are $20. cotubrewing.com.

It really must be a theme — Strangeways Brewing is holding its second annual Father’s Day Brews and Barbecue on the same day from noon to 8 p.m. Along with live music, the brewery is upping the ante by throwing a few cigars into the mix.

Is your dad more of a seafood guy? He can fill up on raw or fried oysters from Rappahannock Oyster Co. at the annual Father’s Day Keg ‘N’ Oyster Fest at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, also on June 21 from noon to 6 p.m. hardywood.com.

Savor and Sweet Virginia
Brown’s Island @ 7th & Tredegar Streets
Saturday, June 20, 2015 (12:00 PM-8:00 PM)
Calling all foodies! Join us for Savor Virginia and Sweet Virginia presented by the Richmond Times-Dispatch — Savor Virginia – Noon-5:00 Sweet Virginia – 6:00-8:00
Savor and Sweet Virginia – A food, wine and beer festival that celebrates locally produced products. This event will feature more than 30 food-related exhibitors, seven wineries, six craft breweries, live music and more. Spend the day tasting some of the best foods, beverages and specialty items that Virginia has to offer. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to meet the makers of your favorite items and discover new ones as well.
Tickets are currently available for purchase. Advanced tickets are $15 and $20 at the door. Purchase both Savor Virginia and Sweet Virginia tickets together for only $25. http://www.virginia.org/Listings/Events/SavorVirginiaSweetVirginia/

Or you can always go with another new tie this year, whichever.

credits – styleweekly.com and virginia.org