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Ten Great Events to Attend in November

As winter hits the Rockies, look to these events to help you enjoy the season of charitable contributions and lively libations.

Izakaya Den
Izakaya Den
Adam Larkey

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.

Editorial disclosure

The Source

3350 Brighton Boulevard, , CO 80216 (720) 443-1135 Visit Website

Izakaya Den

1487A South Pearl Street, , CO 80210 (303) 777-0691 Visit Website

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