GOLDEN TRIANGLE— On Saturday, August 10, Gather in partnership with Robert Sickler from Diageo will bring Whiskies of the World, a special event that will start at 4 p.m. The event starts with Gather appetizers and a whiskey specialty cocktail, A whiskey tasting will follow with Robert leading a comprehensive session comparing seven distinctive whiskies from across the globe. Highlight: an exclusive taste of a new 18 year blend from Johnnie Walker, just coming into our market. Ticket price is $65, all inclusive. The "the how to purchase" instructions are provided in the invitation here. All handling fees are avoided when purchasing through the "gift card" channel of the Gather site.
CHERRY CREEK— From 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, August 10, some of Cherry Creek North's best eateries will showcase their food and drinks at the 5th annual Cherry Creek North Food & Wine. The culinary extravaganza takes place in the Fillmore Plaza. Participating restaurants include Harman's Eat & Drink, NoRTH, and Opus. There will be an open-bar featuring wine and artisan spirits, live music and more. Tickets are : $75 for admission at 6 p.m. and $60 at 6:30 p.m.
More information and tickets: Cherry Creek North Food & Wine
WINTER PARK — On Saturday, August 10 from 12 to 5 p.m., the Winter Park Beer Festival will bring guests unlimited samples from 25 breweries at the Hideaway Park. Enjoy live music, the scenery, and more during the event and don't miss the fest after party at the The Winter Park Pub beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $25 for general admission and $65 for VIP status.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Today through Sunday, August 11, the Steamboat Springs Wine Festival will feature popular chefs, sommeliers, brew masters and more offering locals and visitors an opportunity to sample a wide variety of food, wine, and beer. Events on Saturday include tastings and seminars like Off the Beaten Path: South American Wine, Kentucky Bourbon & Tennessee Whiskey: What's All the Fuss?, and Toast of Steamboat Springs. On Sunday, attendees can wake up to It's a Mimosa Morning. For event details or to purchase tickets, visit the Steamboat Wine Festival website, www.steamboatwinefestival.com. Ticket prices range from $55 to $165.
BOULDER — On Sunday, August 11from 5:30 to 10 p.m., the Kitchen [Upstairs] will host chef Hosea Rosenberg of Blackbelly Catering and winner of Bravo's Top Chef Season Five, as part of the guest chef dinner series. A seasonal menu will be prepared and available for guests a la carte. Walk-ins and reservations are welcome. Call 303.544.5973 for additional details.