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Suds To Help The Floods; The Last Weekend Of Oktoberfest; Still On The Hill; More

Hop Press at Crazy Mountain Brewing Company
Hop Press at Crazy Mountain Brewing Company
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EDWARDS — All day today, Crazy Mountain Brewing Company is hosting 'Suds to Help the Floods' in which all proceeds from the Rocky Mountain High Pumpkin Pie beer will be donated to flood relief. There will be live music from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight. [Eaterwire]

LODO — It's the last weekend of the 44th annual Denver Oktoberfest, including the highly anticipated bratwurst eating contest and a stein raising contest. The VIP package includes all-you-can-eat brats, sausage, cole slaw, and potato salad; unlimited beer and cider from Sam Adams and Angry Orchard; and festival swag. The fest goes on tonight from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.; tomorrow October 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., and Sunday October 6 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information visit denveroktoberfest.com [Eaterwire]

BRECKENRIDGE — The Breckenridge Craft Spritis Festival Still On The Hill takes place this weekend from October 4 through 6, featuring a Saturday grand tasting, tours of Breckenridge Distillery and a Sunday hangover brunch. Tickets cost $25 or $30 at the door. Click here for more information. [Eaterwire]

ERIE — Formerly called Erie Harvest Fest, the Miner's Blast is a family gathering hosted by the Erie Chamber of Commerce is back for its 11th year. Kids get their pick of a free pumpkin from the onsite pumpkin patch. There will be local food vendors onsite and free hay rides all day. For more details visit eriechamber.org. [Eaterwire]

CONGRESS PARK — This Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the Denver Botanic Gardens will host a tour of Denver's urban agriculture projects Little Raven Farms, Clear Creek Organics and Sunnyside Up Farm. Tours include catered lunch. Tours cost $35, and an additional $5 for transportation. For tickets and more information, click here. [Eaterwire]

· Where To Find Craft Beer At Denver's Digs: The Best Hotel Tap Lists [EDen]
· Word on Local Breweries' and Restaurants' Recovery From the Flood - Good News/Bad News [EDen]
· Must-Attend Events In October [EDen]