BOULDER—Rowdy Mermaid, the new kombucheria located at 2516 49th Street, is hosting an event tonight from 5 to 9 p.m. There is live music- bluegrass fiddle starting at 7 p.m.- and kombucha on tap. The seasonal ferment is tangerine habanero.
RINO—On Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m., as part of the Tour di Negroni, the Proper Pour will host an experiential Negroni tasting at the common area bar inside the Source. More information is available here.
BERKELEY— On Saturday from 12 to 5 p.m. is the 4th annual Totally Tennyson event.New this year is the Spring Market, held in the Local 46 parking lot. Come support local artists and shop from local food vendors, including J.i.M, the Vibrant Earth Juices truck.
LOHI— The Truffle Table and Western Daughters Butcher Shoppe are teaming up for a pork breakdown class on Saturday, April 26 at 3 p.m. The in-depth lesson will involve breaking down half a pig into familiar cuts of meat and includes wine, recipes, information sheets and expert instruction. The cost is $100 including pork to take home or $75 for the demonstration only. Call 303.455.9463 to reserve a spot. [Eaterwire]
BALLPARK— On Saturday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m., The Lobby hosts Kings of RiNO, the first installment of its 2014 Adult Day Care series. The event is limited to 50 guests and will feature a beer vs. wine three-course dinner. Each course will be paired with an Infinite Monkey Theorem wine and River North Brewery beer, allowing guests to cast their vote for the best pairings. The cost is $65, which includes the meal and pairings plus swag. Register here.
BEAVER CREEK— Now through May 31, Maya at the Westin Riverfront is hosting a tamale festival. A number of new flavors were created by chef Richard Sandoval, many of which are available in a tamale sampler served with beer pairings from Crazy Mountain Brewery. Also, starting Sunday, April 20, an All Night Happy Hour will be available daily from 2:30 p.m. to close. The happy hour menu features $2 tacos, $5 margaritas and $4 bites like Smoked Brisket Nachos.
HIGHLAND On Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m., Pinche Tacos is hosting a viewing party for The Cooking Channel's show, Taco Trip at its Highland location (32nd and Irving). The modern Mexican restaurant will passing out samples of some new tacos that are not yet on the menu. Happy hour will be extended until the show is over. Bonus: a new summer cocktail - Pineapple Cucumber Cilantro Aqua Fresca- will be unveiled and offered for $5 during the party.