FIVE POINTS — This Saturday night The Mercury will host Fancy Plants Vegan Prom, serving free vegan tapas. Two DJs will play and guests will have an opportunity to win prizes from local businesses like City O' City and Watercourse Foods. A suggested $8 donation supports the Peaceful Prairie Sanctuary, and tickets can be purchased online in advance at plantsanimals.org.
LOHI — On Monday April 8 at 7 p.m., Root Down will offer an exclusive 4-course tasting menu with Breckenridge Brewery beers. Begin the evening with an Agave Wheat beer cocktail and shellfish escabeche before you dive into rhubarb salad with Vanilla Porter, fried chicken with ESB (extra special bitter) beer, cured lamb with 471 IPA, and lemon tart with a firkin of Strawberry Agave Wheat. For $55 tickets, call 303.993.4200.
ART DISTRICT — The thirteenth annual Denver Art Museum Uncorked fundraising events are on April 12 and 13. The formal dinner and auction take place on Friday and wine tasting will serve more than 300 wines from vintners around the world and hors d'oeuvres. The Friday night auction is just about sold out, and you can purchase $125 tickets ($90 if you're a DAM member) for Saturday's tasting here.
BERKELEY — Denver's Berkeley neighborhood is busting out the florescent spandex for the third year in a row for the Totally Tennyson 80s Pub Crawl on Saturday, April 27. More than 30 businesses participate in offering food, drink, merchandise, discounts, live music, and fun and games along Tennyson Street. Tickets are $25 and all funds will benefit public schools in Northwest Denver. Purchase tickets at totallytennyson.com.