Ales For Trails
Ales for Trails is billed by organizers as “the best party in Billings.”
Ales for Trails, the largest annual fundraiser for BikeNet, will take place Friday from 5 to 10 p.m. at Dehler Park.
Kristi Drake has been busy since becoming executive director of BikeNet 10 months ago.
BikeNet, the nonprofit organization dedicated to expanding the trail system in Billings, is poised to switch into high gear.
BikeNet executive director Kristi Drake
Darlene Tussing, right, gave BikeNet executive director Kristi Drake a tour of city bike trails shortly after Drake was hired late last year.
Ales for Trails is celebrating its 12th anniversary with a fundraiser for BikeNet at Dehler Park on Friday from 5 to 10 p.m.
Funk in the Trunk returns to Dehler Park on Friday, Sept. 28, this time to provide music for Ales for Trails, the annual fundraising event supporting BikeNet and the public trails system.
Evan Taylor cleans a brewing tank at Montana Brewing Co. He and other area brewers will have their craft beers featured at Ales for Trails.
Ales for Trails organizers Carolyn Jones, Darlene Tussing, John Brewer and Tony Prill, from left, are pictured with the bike that will be raffled off during the fundraising event tonight at Dehler Park.
Montana Brewing Company’s version of Trailhead Ale will include cinnamon sticks and vanilla beans. Several regional breweries have crafted their own distinct version of Trailhead Ale specifically for this year’s Ales for Trails event.
This week’s question: Ales for Trails is coming up on Friday at Dehler Park featuring dozens of microbreweries and specialty beers. If you were brewing beer, what flavors would you add?
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More than 2,300 people attended Ales for Trails, which raised about $50,000 on Sept. 24, making it the largest turnout in the event’s 10-year history.
Ales for Trails attracted the largest crowd in the event’s 10-year history on Sept. 24.
What are YOU doing this weekend?
Ales for Trails is celebrating its 10th anniversary of promoting bicycle trail development in the Billings area. This year, the Sept. 24th event is moving to Dehler Park, home of the Billings Mustangs baseball team. The event features beer from many of Montana’s craft breweries, live music a…