“North Dakota Beer” Book Tour and Events

My book, “North Dakota Beer: A Heady History” is on sale now! Buy it (and cool beer buttons) through my online store. Every book purchased here is autographed and includes a free beer sticker!

Sell It:
Want to order your copies of “North Dakota Beer: A Heady History” to sell at your business or event? Comment below or email me for more details.

The North Dakota Beer Book Tour:
Come say hello! I’ll be all over North Dakota and Minnesota for a series of events, book talks and book signings during the North Dakota Beer Book Tour. This project is made possible in part by a grant from the North Dakota Humanities Council. The views expressed on this page and in my appearances do not reflect the views of the North Dakota Humanities Council or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Here’s what on the calendar so far:

Happy Harry’s Field of Beers
August 17

2:30 p.m.
Newman Outdoor Field
1515 15th Avenue N
Fargo, ND
Books and beer buttons for sale
Get your tickets here. If you want me to put a book aside for you, tell me you’re coming by RSVPing here.

Fargo Brewing Company
August 24

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
610 North University Drive
Fargo, ND
Book Signing
Details to come!

Hops Harvestour
August 26

10 a.m
Ostlie’s Sunnyside Acres
6560 6th Street SE
Carrington, ND
Book Signing
Check out the event page to score your tickets.

Beer, Books and A Roller Derby Afterparty
August 26
9 p.m. – 11 p.m.
32 3rd Street NE
Minot, ND
Book Signing
Come have a beer with me, the Nodak Knockouts, the Fargo-Moorhead Derby girls and the guys of SRB, one of the great North Dakota breweries featured in the book. RSVP here and we’ll save you a spot.

Main Street Books
August 27

3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
8 Main Street S
Minot, ND
Beer History Chat: “The Wild Days of Minot”
Let me know you’re coming by RSVPing here. Let’s chat after!

Moorhead Public Library
September 6

6:30 p.m.
118 5th Street South
Moorhead, MN
Beer History Chat: “Beer in Fargo-Moorhead, Then and Now”
This event focuses on the Moorhead breweries and their counterpoints across the Red River, both in frontier days and today. Details will be listed here or check out the Facebook event page.

West Fargo Public Library
September 7
7:00 p.m.
109 3rd Street E.
West Fargo, ND
Beer History Chat: “Beer in Fargo-Moorhead”
The Fargo-Moorhead metro has been a leader in beer making and beer drinking since the 1880s. Learn how the rails moved that beer west in this low-key beer history chat. RSVP here.

Fall Beer Dinner
September 12

6:00 p.m.
Coteau des Prairies Lodge
9953 141st Avenue Southeast
Havana, ND
Book Signing and Beer History Chat
Lots of surprises are coming with this event! Check back here for more details.

Prairie Brothers Brewing Company
September 15

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
4474 23rd Avenue South
Fargo, ND
Book Signing and Live Music Event
Details coming soon!

Red Door Art Gallery and Museum
September 19

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
418 Dakota Avenue
Wahpeton, ND
Beer History Chat: “Brewing, Drinking and Growing Beer in the Southern Red River Valley”
Get all the details and RSVP here

Hendrum LINK Site
October 12

2 p.m.
308 Main Street East
Hendrum, MN
Beer History Chat: “Red River Valley Beer and Barley”
Event details here.

Book Me:
Want me to speak at your event? Comment below or drop me a line here to let me know how I can bring a little beer history to your business or event.

Read It:
Want to page through a copy while drinking a North Dakota beer? Here’s where to find it:

Fargo, ND
Prairie Brothers Brewing Company
Fargo Brewing Company
Drekker Brewing Company

Minot, ND:
Souris River Brewing

Bismarck, ND:
Laughing Sun Brewing Co.

Mandan, ND:
Bird Dog Brewing
Buffalo Commons Brewing Co.

Moorhead, MN
Junkyard Brewing Company