RINO — Dream-pop band The Receiver takes the stage at Black Shirt Brewing Co.'s beer garden on Friday, July 8. Codename: Carter starts the show at 7 p.m. Tickets for the event are $5 in advance and $10 at the door. Grab a seat and a red ale early.
DENVER/BOULDER — On Saturday, July 9, Sam Adams takes over the taprooms across Old Chicago Pizza & Taprooms nation-wide to toast the restaurant's 40th anniversary. The two Denver-area locations will feature a variety of fifteen Sam Adams beers including the Summer Ale and Rebel Grapefruit IPA.
SUNNYSIDE — Denver Beer Co. partners with Outdoor Project, an outdoor adventure enterprise, this Saturday for the brewery's first annual Mile High Summer Shindig. Celebrate the season at the Platte St. taproom with games, gear, music, food, and plenty of booze. The all-ages event is free and open to the public; proceeds from the day-long event will be dedicated to First Descents, a local non-profit. For more information, visit the website.
BERKELEY/HIGHLANDS — The outdoor space at The Way Back makes its seasonal debut on Saturday, July 9 with an honorary opening party. From 3 p.m., stop by the bar to party on the al fresco patio and enjoy complimentary daiquiris and mai tais (with the purchase of food) courtesy of Flor de Cana Rums and Hendricks Gin. Make sure to bring your island spirit early for the tiki-themed rendezvous and giveaways.
RINO — Primp your pooch and grab a drink, too, on Sunday, July 10 at Ratio Beerworks at the brewery's Tails and Ales Dog Wash. Kick back and relax while Denver Roller Derby athletes take care of Fido. A $15 donation is suggested per dog.
WASH PARK — Local restaurant Village Cork Wine Bistro hosts Le Mulet Rouge Vineyard and Winery for a tasting on Sunday, July 10 starting at noon. Featured wines include the 2015 Estate Sauvignon Blanc and early releases of the Barbera and Zed Red. For a full list of wines and more information, check out the event page.
LODO — Red Square Euro Bistro rings in 13 years on Sunday, July 10 with an all-you-can-eat and drink pig roast featuring speciality cocktails. From1 p.m. to 7 p.m., dig in to burger, brats, and beers. The event is $25 per person. For more information, check out the event page.