Unlike restaurant weeks, the idea of a beer week hasn’t caught on in many cities. But there are some really interesting events going on for beer-lovers in a handful of locales. San Francisco’s Beer Week is in full swing, and Philadelphia’s is coming up next month with more than 350 events scheduled, from beer dinners to brewer talks to “extreme home brewing.” Here’s a chronological list of 2009 beer weeks; please add yours if you don’t see it!

SF Beer Week
February 6-15

Philly Beer Week
March 6-15

Seattle Beer Week
May 7-17

Ohio Brew Week Festival
July 12-18

NY Craft Beer Week
September 11-20

And if you forget your beer opener, you can always use a piece of paper:

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