LODO— On Saturday, December 8, the Green Russell alumna Alexandra Parks will teach a Holidays on the Rocks, a cocktail-making class dedicated to crafting seasonal cocktails served on the rocks. The class, hosted by the Green Russell, is $35 and reservations can be made at 303.893.6505. [Eaterwire]
GOLDEN TRIANGLE— Stoney's Bar & Grill will host a toy drive and beyond benefitting the Center for Work Education and Employment on Tuesday, December 4 from 6 p.m. until the beer is gone. The party, presented by Blue Moon, will feature lots free beer in exchange for a minimum of $10 donation to the Center for Work Education and Employment. [Eaterwire]
DU— Slotted Spoon continues the Life of a Meatball social media story, explaining today the roots of its pescatarian-friendly meatball. Inspired by Sweden, this salmon meatball is seared than braised stock in stock. Follow along for more details. [Eaterwire]
COLORADO SPRINGS— Chocolate lovers rejoice: the Chocolate Festival is back for its 4th annual celebration that features over thirty chocolate companies. The event is hosted at the Broadmoor Hotel on Sunday, December 9 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are $5 each and taste tickets are $1 each with discounts in advance on the event's site.