John and Nick Kapusty, owners of Highway 97 Brewery, are bringing their brews over to the Barking Parrot tonight for the Big Bar Takeover. The no cover event features a free barbecue and is part of the ongoing Penticton Beer Week. (Jordyn Thomson - Western News)

Highway 97 to take over taps at Barking Parrot tonight

The no cover event is part of the ongoing Penticton Beer Week

It’s the Big Bar Takeover tonight at the Barking Parrot and Highway 97 Brewing has you covered with live music and a free salted porter beer barbecue.

Starting at 5:30 p.m., Highway 97 will be taking over the taps at the Parrot, located within the Penticton Lakeside Resort, until close at 2 a.m. Trilojay will be providing live music starting at 6:30 p.m. and this no cover event includes a free 97 salted porter beer barbecue. The event is part of the inaugural Penticton Beer Week, which kicked off on Oct. 19 with Penticton Oktoberfest and goes until Oct. 26.

READ MORE: Oktoberfest kicks off new Beer Week

Be sure to try the Community Common beer, which was brewed by all seven of Penticton’s breweries – Highway 97 Brewing, Bad Tattoo Brewing, Cannery Brewing, Barley Mill Brew Pub, Tinwhistle Brewing, Slackwater Brewing and Neighbourhood Brewing – and part of its proceeds will be donated to the Penticton & Area Cycling Association.

For more information about Penticton Beer Week, visit the event’s Facebook page or click here.

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