WALNUT ROOM 10TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY
When: January 9 from 5 to 11 p.m.
Where: The Walnut Room, 3131 Walnut Street
What: A party featuring drink specials, complimentary appetizers and pizza and free performances by Adrienne O, Andy Palmer, Roo & The Howl, Matt Hoffman of Strange Americans and DJ Social Lubrication.
More info, tickets, reservations: The event is free and 21 and over only.
TOM GORE GRAPE GROWER MEET & GREET
When: January 10 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Where: Coohills, 1400 Wewatta St.
What: Tom Gore, former Vineyard Director of California's acclaimed Simi Winery and now of Tom Gore Vineyards, will appear at Coohills to share his agriculturally sustainable wines, grown in Sonoma County. These wines will be showcased and paired with specialty hors d'oeuvres from Chef Tom Coohill.
More info, tickets, reservations: Tickets for the event run $30 per. This exclusive reception does require reservations; call Coohills Restaurant by January 8 at 303.623.5700 to reserve a spot.
FRASCA'S CRAFT BEER SERIES WITH ANCHOR STEAM
When: January 14 at 6 p.m.
Where: Frasca Food and Wine, 1738 Pearl St., Boulder
What: Frasca's Craft Beer Series will kick 2015 off with a visit from Senior VP of Anchor Brewers & Distillers, John Dannerbeck, all the way from San Francisco. Craft beer will be the star of the evening, with a four-course tasting menu to pair with the libations.
More info, tickets, reservations: Seating is extremely limited for this event. Tickets are $160 each and can be purchased by contacting Erin Pommer at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (303) 442-0608.
ACORN'S EAT DRINK GIVE
When: January 18 from 6 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Acorn at The Source, 3350 Brighton Boulevard
What: Acorn's charitable event, benefitting St. Joseph's NICU will entertain guests with a slew of revered local restaurants such as Oak at Fourteenth, Old Major, Fruition, Vesta Dipping Grill, Cart-Driver, and Jax Fish House. Passed appetizers from the participating restaurants in addition to cocktails and a silent auction will be offered.
More info, tickets, reservations: Tickets for the event are $100 each, $85 of which goes directly to St. Joseph's. To buy tickets, call 720.542.3721 or go online here.
PINOT POSSE AT TABLE 6
When: Monday, January 19
Where: Table 6, 609 Corona Street
What: A Pinot Noir extravaganza party, the best one of these around, where fourteen or more fantastic one-of-a-kind wines will be poured by their winemakers to guests of the restaurant.
More info, tickets, reservations: The event costs $150 per person. Table 6 promises that the winemakers are bring some extraordinary and prized wines to the event. Call 303.831.8800 for reservations.
BEAVER CREEK FOOD AND WINE
When: January 22-25
Where: Beaver Creek, multiple locations
What: A long weekend of great food and wine taking place at the base of a World Cup mountain. The third annual Beaver Creek Food & Wine Weekend offers interactive cooking demonstrations, wine and spirits events, and gourmet wine pairing dinners.
More info, tickets, reservations: Tickets are sold for individual events ranging in price from $50 to $200. For a complete list of events and more information on how to purchase tickets, visit the festival's website.
When: January 23 at 6 p.m.
Where: Four Seasons Hotel Denver, 1111 14th St.
What: EDGE'S popular pop-up dinner series continues with this senses-stimulating event. Guests looking to be wowed and surprised should anticipate to attend; simply arrive, park at valet, and await what culinary treasures may come.
More info, tickets, reservations: Seating is extremely limited for this event. Tickets cost $250 each and can be reserved by calling EDGE at 303.389.3050. Further information can be found here.
BOURBON AND BACON FESTIVAL
When: Saturday, January 24 from 3 to 5 p.m.
Where: McNichols Civic Center Building, 144 West Colfax (corner of West Colfax and Bannock)
What: Many kinds of bacons from regional and local producers will be paired with a variety of bourbons and whiskies as Buffalo Trace, Fireball and 1792. Participating restaurants
More info, tickets, reservations: General admission tickets cost $45/ person and can be purchased online. The event is 21+ only.
THE CONSCIOUS CLEANSE
When: Begins on January 24
Where: Your home or wherever you are with some serious online support.
What: Just around the time when your motivation for New Year resolutions will dwindle, this 14 day cleansing program from Boulder-based duo Jo Schaalman and Jules Pelaez can be just the boost needed to keep going. The goal is to detoxify your body, discover food that makes you feel the best, and create a sustainable and long-lasting way of eating.
More info, tickets, reservations: Register online for the Classic package ($199), the Classic Plus ($299), the VIP ($449), or buy the book and do it all on your own.
WORK & CLASS' BENEFIT NIGHT FOR DENVER URBAN SCHOLARS
When: January 26 from 6 to 10 p.m.
Where: Work & Class, 2500 Larimer St.
What: One of the hottest restaurants in Denver's got heart, too: Work & Class is hosting a benefit night for Denver Urban Scholars, a nonprofit organization dedicated to guiding at-risk metro students into higher education and a meaningful plan for success.
More info, tickets, reservations: Each ticket is $45 and can be purchased here. This ticket grants holders to a night of endless eating and drinking. Few spots are available; reserve yours today.
CRAFT BEER & CHOCOLATE DESSERTS PAIRING CLASS
When: January 30 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Where: West Flanders Brewing Company, 1125 Pearl Street, Boulder
What: The class is $45 and includes a beer flight, chocolate pairing, and class session.
More info, tickets, reservations: For more information, click here.