Carafe Brunch and Benefit, Carafe Bistro, 200 SW Market, Sun May 20, 10 am-2 pm, $25 per person ($1 per year for kids under 15), reservations required, call 248-0004

Carafe's first-ever brunch features live music and a silent auction, with 100 percent of proceeds going to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. AH

Brewer's Memorial Ale Fest, Rogue Ales Brewery, 2320 OSU Drive, Newport, Fri May 18, 4-10 pm, Sat May 19, noon-10 pm, $10 (includes commemorative glass and five tasting tokens)

The Brewer's Memorial Ale Fest kicks off in Newport this weekend, with live music, craft booths, and beers from over 30 breweries available for the sampling. AH

Eastbank Farmers Market, SE 20th & Salmon, Thurs May 17, 3:30-7:30 pm

The Farmers Market is back in Buckman as of this week, for all your local and homegrown needs. AH