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The Blackbird hosts cider-pairing dinner with Finnriver Farm and Cidery

Chimacum is a four-way stop of spot in a fertile valley by the same name some 10 miles south of Port Townsend.

It’s worth a road trip to visit the bucolic and friendly Finnriver Farm and Cidery. But, if traveling to Washington’s Olympic Peninsula isn’t part of your forthcoming plan, consider dinner in Spokane instead.

The Blackbird is hosting a Finnriver cider-pairing dinner Tuesday, April 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. The multi-course dinner costs $75 per person.

Crystie Kisler, one of the three co-founders of Finnriver in 2008, along with husband Keith and partner Eric Jorgensen, will be at the event.

The tentative menu includes a charred citrus dish with Fire Barrel cider, wild boar with blackberry wine, bacon and prosciutto with bee’s wax mousse and Honey Meadow cider, white chocolate with habanero cider, an intermezzo of black currant cider and more.

The Blackbird, opened in 2015, is at 905 N. Washington St. The executive chef is Molly Patrick. Call (509) 392-4000 to reserve a spot. On the web: and

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