A TASTE FOR LIFE
When: November 5 at 6 p.m.
Where: Hyatt Regency Denver Convention Center, 650 15th Street
What: The 14th annual event will host exclusive food and drink tastings from popular Denver restaurants in addition to a silent auction, all to benefit Project Angel Heart's home-delivered meal program.
More info, tickets, reservations: A complete list of attending restaurants and the portal to purchase the $150 tickets can be found here. For more information, call 303.830.0202.
FIRST ANNIVERSARY PARTY AT THE SOURCE
When: November 8, 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: The Source, 3350 Brighton Boulevard
What: Join the Source, the modern artisan food hall located in RiNo, in celebrating its first anniversary- a year of bringing together people and crafts across multiple industries. Live music from Rogerthat (2 to 5 p.m.) and Black Amex (6 to 10 p.m.) be part of the scene for a day of special offers and promotions from the vendors that include Comida and Acorn, Crooked Stave, Babettes Artisan Bread, and the RiNo Yacht Club.
More info, tickets, reservations: This event is complimentary and open to the public. For a complete list of unique, anniversary features, go here.
SEAFOOD DINNER AT FUEL CAFE
When: November 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Fuel Cafe, 3455 Ringsby Court
What: A special one-night only seafood dinner in collaboration with Seafood Solutions. Five course dinner plus appetizers, all paired with wine, costs $75 per person.
More info, tickets, reservations: Call 303.996.6988 to make your reservations.
FIRST BITE BOULDER
When: November 14-22
Where: Over 40 participating restaurants
What: Throughout Boulder's ninth annual Restaurant Week, participating restaurants will offer a $27 prix-fixe menu.
More info, tickets, reservations: Reservations are dependent on restaurant. For a complete list of participants and more information, go here.
LEFT HAND BREWING'S NITRO FEST
When: November 15 from 3 to 7 p.m.
Where: Left Hand Brewing Co., 1265 Boston Ave., Longmont, CO
What: Left Hand Brewing Co. plans to celebrate its 21st birthday by hosting Nitro Fest, a lavish and one-of-a-kind evening specializing in never-before-seen nitrogenated ales from 21 of the most influential brewers in the country, including Colorado natives New Belgium, Odell and Breckenridge Brewery.
More info, tickets, reservations: All proceeds will benefit the Left Hand Brewing Foundation, which focuses on helping the surrounding community in a variety of ways. The $50 advance purchase ticket, available here, entitles the holder to four hours' worth of bottomless, smooth and creamy ales. Tickets will also be available at the door for $60.
DENVER BACON AND BEER FESTIVAL
When: Sunday, November 16 from 2:30 to 5 p.m.
Where: The Curtis Hotel, 1405 Curtis Street
What: The festival, presented by EatBoston and Denver Off the Wagon, has returned for its third year, this time with 18 breweries and 25+ restaurants, including Breckenridge Brewery and Linger. Each year, crowds flock to sample Denver chefs' and breweries' combinations of tasty brews and bacon bites.
More info, tickets, reservations: Proceeds, as always, will benefit Project Angel Heart and Metro CareRing. This event is designed for those ages 21+ only. Tickets are $46.50 each and go on sale Wednesday, October 16 at 10 a.m. Purchase tickets and read more here.
AUTUMN GRAND SAKE TASTING
When: November 17, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Izakaya Den, 1487A South Pearl Street
What: Izakaya Den and Sushi Den will host their annual sake seminar and tasting as a proper celebration to Japanese cuisine. Masters of sake from the Yamagata region of Japan will feature award-winning sakes in conjunction with selections from Chef Toshi Kizaki.
More info, tickets, reservations: Attendees have the option to attend the Grand Tasting for $75 per ticket or the VIP Sake Seminar, with an exclusive tuna carving demonstration and sashimi offerings for $90, beginning at 5:45 p.m. All sake event guests will receive two free rides from Uber up to $40 each way, with Uber staff on-site to orchestrate the ride home. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time here.
THANKSGIVING 101, A COOKING CLASS
When: November 19 at 6 p.m. and November 23 at 10 a.m.
Where: Western Daughters Butcher Shoppe, 3326 Tejon Street
What: Work with chef Casey on how to create the perfect Thanksgiving dinner. Learn how to roast a turkey, smoke a turkey, brine a turkey, make regular and gluten-free stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, and more.
More info, tickets, reservations: Class costs $85 per person and includes a goody bag and 10% off your Thanksgiving order. Call 303.477.6328 to reserve your spot.
FARM, FORK, FOOD, A COOKBOOK SIGNING
When: November 20 from 7 to 8 p.m.
Where: The Tattered Cover, 2526 E Colfax Avenue
What: A book signing by chef, farmer, and restaurant owner Eric Skokan of Black Cat in Boulder. The Skokans raise 400 animals, run a produce farm, and operate two restaurants. This year, chef Skokan shared his recipes and wisdom for living in a stunningly beautiful cookbook, which he will sign at this event.
More info, tickets, reservations: The event is free of charge and more information on this event as well as additional dates is available here.
SUGAR PLUM BAZAAR
When: November 22 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and November 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 144 West Colfax Avenue, the McNichols Building
What: A holiday market that will feature over 90 vendors, including handmade, vintage, clothing, jewelry, art, food, and other goodies.
More info, tickets, reservations: The event is free of charge and more information is available here.