AURORA — The Canoe Room at North Dock is now open on Wednesdays from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. for special summer extended hours. Now you can hit up the beloved Dry Dock brewery four afternoons each week instead of three.
ASPEN — Raise funds for the community and Aspen Homeless Shelter with the Little Nell on Wednesday, August 24, as Denver's top chefs compete for the best barbecue plate where you are the judge. Participating chefs include Chef JD Baldridge from Ajax Tavern and Chef Taylor Wolters from Rustique Bistro. The event includes music, dancing, drinks, and a live silent auction. Tickets for the event are available online for $122 each. The event starts at 6 p.m. For more details and information, visit the event page.
LAFAYETTE — Wednesday night philanthropy has another pit stop at The Post Brewing Co. at the fifth annual Jack's Benevolent Bash in honor of the Autism Society of Boulder county. Each course of the six-course meal is prepared by a different local chef and matched with a different beer. Featured chefs include Hosea Rosenberg of Blackbelly Market and Ian Clark from Bru Handbuilt Ales. To see if seats are still available, call the brewery at 303.593.2066.
RINO — Calling all beer-lovers with a sweet tooth: Blackshirt Brewing Co. hosts a four-course beer and pie pairing with The Long I Pie Shop this Wednesday, August 24, starting at 6 p.m. Featured pies include a peach crumble pie and sangria pie. Tickets to the event are $20 and do not need to be purchased in advance. For more information, check out the event page.
BERKELEY/HIGHLAND — On Wednesday, August 24, The Way Back and Ratio Beerworks unite for a tasting of the bars' cocktail concoction, Major Nights Lime Gose, at The Way Back. The mildly tart and salty wheat beer is dry hopped with approximately 400 hand-zested limes and originally debuted last year as a collaboration with local band, The Knew, as The Knew Schmew. The tasting runs from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m..
RINO — It's another round of brush bristles and beer at Mockery Brewing's bomber painting party on Wednesday, August 24. Starting at 6 p.m., participate in a step-by-step instructional painting class paired with music and booze. The class is $40 and includes materials, instruction, and one beer. Tickets to the event can be purchased online.
HIGHLANDS RANCH — Indulge Bistro & Wine Bar celebrates the end of the summer season on Thursday, August 25 on the patio. Happy hour runs from 3 p.m. until close and the evening includes a prize raffle and other specials. To make a reservation, call the restaurant at 303.991.1994.
BAKER — Baere Brewing Company named The Gathering Place as its monthly charity and will donate 1% of all August sales along with 25% of happy hour profits on Thursday, August 25 to the organization. Stop by anytime this month or for happy hour this Thursday to benefit local women, children, and transgender individuals enduring poverty or homelessness.
SUNNYSIDE — Steve Duty, lead cheesemonger and co-owner of Cheese + Provisions, guides a summer wines and cheeses pairing on Thursday, August 25, starting at 7 p.m. Learn aspects of acidity, fat, and regional characteristics of each cheese. Stay after class and receive a 10% discount of all purchases. Tickets to the event are $50 per person and can be purchased online.
GREENWOOD VILLAGE — On Friday, August 27, Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse hosts a cigar dinner under that stars showcasing Jack Daniel's Single Barrel collection. Don D'Angelo will provide entertainment for the evening as executive chef Mario Hernandez prepares a three-course meal. The dinner is $150 per person and reservations are recommended. To reserve your spot, call the restaurant at 303.796.0100.