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North Woods TEAM to Host Pints for the Playground

North Woods TEAM to Host Pints for the Playground

The general public may join the North Woods TEAM for an Adult Night Out Saturday March 7, 2020 at Pearl Street Brewery to raise funds to renovate the 4K/Kindergarten playground at North Woods International Elementary School.

Featuring entertainment by local musician Andy Hughes, the public is invited to raise a glass for the new playground, sponsored by the Pogreba Restaurant and Pearl Street Brewery. Tickets are $20 and will include a beverage and a Pork Q meal.

What: Pints for the Playground and Pork Q
When: Saturday March 7, 2020 | 6 PM – 10 PM
Where: Pearl St Brewery | 1401 Saint Andrew Street La Crosse, WI
Tickets: $20.00 on the PSB App (includes a beverage and a Pork Q meal)

More information may be found at the North Woods TEAM’s Facebook event page here.

About the North Woods TEAM
The North WoodsTeam is a parent volunteer organization that supports the North Woods International Elementary School.

About Andy Hughes
Andy Hughes is an award-winning, chart-topping singer-songwriter who has spent the last 20 years immersed in the music scene of the Upper-Midwest. For much of that time, Andy has been the front-man and songwriter for the successful ska/reggae band, TUGG. With TUGG, Andy has toured the U.S. with The Wailers, The Dirty Heads, Passafire, and more.

Wine Run 5k Announce Dates for the La Crosse 5k Wine/Beer Run/Walk.

On Sunday June 14, 2020 runners and walkers may participate in the first La Crosse 5k Wine/Beer Run/Walk.

Participants have options to participate in the 5k Wine/Beer Run/Walk or the 0.0 K Race. The 5k includes the run with participants being able to enjoy a full pour at the finish line. The 0.0 K Race is for the spectators, the 0.0 K option gains spectators access to the race and includes a full pour and a souvenir glass without running or walking.

This event capitalizes on the scenic views of La Crosse County and the craft beverages produced by Pearl Street Brewery and Turisimo Fermentations. Music will be taking place along the finish line along with light refreshments and water with the race being professionally timed by J3 Timing.

This race benefits the Sprouts for Kids Foundation, a LOCAL non-profit that raises money and goods to be donated directly to families, schools, and organizations in La Crosse and the surrounding area. Proceeds will specifically go to support Your Northside Neighborhood Clinic, a free-to-all clinic that serves the North La Crosse Community.

What: La Crosse Wine/Beer Run 5k
When: Sunday June 14, 2020
Time: 9AM -12PM
Where: Pearl Street Brewery
1401 Saint Andrew Street La Crosse, WI 54603

About the Wine Run 5k Series
Wine Run 5k is a family owned company that aims to feature amazing local brewers and winemakers and bring friends together for a fun fitness event.

Community Hop Harvest Ale to Provide Meals to La Crosse Warming Center

This past fall, Pearl Street Brewery invited area hop growers to bring in their crop to be included in its seasonal Harvest Ale, for each pound of hops brought in, the grower received 1lb of beer (pint) at the time of donation and 1lb of the freshly brewed Harvest Ale beer when finished.

This year’s beer is an English Mild Amber Ale (5.1% ABV 11 IBUs) which includes a blend of community-sourced hops. The Pearl Street Brewery Tap Room and area restaurants will have the opportunity to serve the beer throughout the winter.

Proceeds from the beer will benefit the La Crosse Warming Center, a portion of every pint purchased will go towards feeding neighbors at the center throughout the winter.

Interested restaurants and locations willing to sell the beer may reach out to Pearl Street Brewery directly.

Those who donated hops are invited to the Pearl Street Brewery Tasting Room to redeem their pint of the Harvest Ale.

About the La Crosse Warming Center

The La Crosse Warming Center’s mission is to work with the greater La Crosse community to better serve those experiencing homelessness with dignity and respect by providing a safe and warm place for homeless adults 18 years and older to get in out of the cold during the winter months from November 1 until April 30.

Battle of the Beards November 30th, 2019

The Holmen Area Rotary Club kicks off its new Battle of the Beards charity event on November 30th, in conjunction with No-Shave November. Battle of the Beards is an event centered around fashionable beards and mustaches and will support Holmen Area Rotary Club’s mission of serving people in the Coulee region community and around the world. 

Categories include full long, partial, full short, fake, styled beard/mustache, fake, and No-Shave November Beards. The top three point-earners in each category will receive awards, along with a People’s Choice Award, where members of the audience may purchase votes and vote as often as they choose for their show favorite(s).  

Categories, guidelines, judging information, entry fees and other information may be found at

What: Battle of the Beards

When: November 30th, 2019 | 5-9pm 

Where: Pearl Street Brewery – 1401 Andrews Street, La Crosse, WI. 

About Battle of the Beards

The event happens in conjunction with No-Shave November for men’s cancer awareness. This is a unique event for the Coulee Region, with expectations of over 70 contestants and 350+ people in attendance.

Sprout for Kids Foundation’s Poses & Pints looking for Community Nonprofits

The Sprout for Kids Foundation’s Poses & Pints is looking for nonprofits in the La Crosse Area, to apply to partner in a local weekly fundraiser through yoga & beer throughout 2019-2020. 

For $10.00, and led by local yoga partners, participants to the weekly Saturday events can relax and refresh with this gentle yoga class in the warm, friendly and authentic atmosphere of The Pearl Street Brewery. All skill levels welcome for a flowing yoga class; and after class, participants can enjoy a pint with fellow yogis and friends (21+). 

Poses & Pints events, taking place at Pearl Street Brewery, have raised thousands of dollars for local charities. Since 2009 Pearl Street Brewery, in conjunction with On Three Printing and Design, has been raising funds for La Crosse area families, schools, and organizations through the Sprout for Kids Foundation, hitting over $30,000 raised for the community in 2018.  

Nonprofits who would like to become one of our fundraising partners would be required to share information about the event raising funds for your organization. Help us bring more people to your Poses and Pints fundraiser through your organization’s social media and e-newsletter channels. 

Interested nonprofits may apply and find more information here.

Sprout for Kids Foundation

Sprout for Kids is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that is 100% volunteer run, and all the dollars raised go right to where they are needed.  Since its inception Sprout for Kids Foundations has worked with a multitude of area nonprofits and organizations including; Habitat for Humanity, The Boys and Girls Club, Hunger Task Force, Valley View Rotary, Rotary After Hours, Joe Was Just Joe Foundation, Kiwanis, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, Steppin’ Out in Pink, and many more.


Pearl Street Brewery to Host Hops and Hot Rods July 20th 2019

Pearl Street Brewery, Koenig Performance Body & Paint, Inc. and the Sprout for Kids Foundation are hosting Hops and Hot Rods July 20, 2019 at the Pearl Street Brewery.

Hops and Hot Rods will feature a car show, food trucks and live music. Proceeds from Hops and Hot Rods will benefit the Central High School Auto Shop Program.

Registration is currently open for showing vehicles; the event is open to all models and makes of cars. The deadline to submit a car is July 1, 2019 and can be submitted here

What: Hops and Hot Rods

When: Saturday, July 20th  2019

Where: Pearl Street Brewery

1401 St Andrew St La Crosse, WI 54603

Cost: $10.00 proceeds to benefit the Central High School Auto Shop Program

Time: Noon – 6:00 PM

Contact Travis with any car show questions –