It can be a challenge deciding what to do for your dad on Father's Day. If the traditional backyard barbecue doesn't hold any appeal, here's a sixpack of alternatives, everything from cooking classes to live music to good grooming products.
1) Tunes on the Terrace
Lone Tree Arts Center
10075 Commons Street, Lone Tree
At 8 p.m. Saturday, June 20, you can treat dad to soulful music — a blend of blues, R&B, rock and roll, and maybe even reggae — and a free drink at the Lone Tree Arts Center. Dan Treanor’s Afrosippi Band featuring Erica Brown will perform on the outdoor stage during Tunes on the Terrace. You'll receive a complimentary drink coupon for each ticket purchased online using the code Dad2015; tickets range from $22 to $30 and can be purchased here.
2) Bites n' Brews Father’s Day Classes
Cook Street School of Culinary Arts
1937 Market Street
Get Father’s Day cooking by enrolling dad in a culinary class. Your dad can learn how to grill, cook with whiskey or attend a Bites n’ Brews course, where he'll will learn the basics of cooking with beer and creating a menu that complements the flavors of craft brews. All classes include a complete meal and a selection of craft beers from favorite local breweries; Bites n' Brews costs $99 for one — but why not sign up to take the course with Dad? Cook Street’s gift cards are available here.
1408 Larimer Street
Help your father go green while also looking well-groomed with lotion, lip balm, shaving cream, shampoo, conditioners and more from Aillea, the new beauty retailer in historic Larimer Square. Aillea only carries toxin-free products, including the Josh Rosebrook, Dr. J Organics, Suki and Rahua lines. And through June 21, you'll receive 20 percent off any purchase of $200 or more. Find more information about Aillea here.
4) Al's Barbershop
1425 Larimer Street
Pamper Dad — and get a deal yourself. Al’s Barber Shop in Larimer Square is having with a buy one haircut, get one haircut free deal through June 20. Set in a guy-friendly atmosphere and staffed by experienced barbers, Al's usually charges $38 for men’s haircuts and $25 for kids under twelve. Call 303-534-1583 to make an appointment; click here for more information.
1400 Larimer Street
Take your dad to brunch at Tamayo on Larimer Square, where he'll receive a complementary shot of Casamigos Anejo tequila with his meal. Reservations are recommended; call 720-946-1433 or click here for more information.
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7101 South Clinton Street, Centennial
2015 Market Street
Take Dad to the ViewHouse in Centennial on Father's Day and he’ll get a free Brewmosa made with Blue Moon beer and orange juice with the purchase of the Sunday brunch buffet. The $36.95 buffet includes a meat-carving station with leg of lamb, spiral ham and prime rib; chilled seafood towers; made-to-order omelettes; a waffle station; a pancake bar; fresh fruit and cold-pressed juice. Or bring Dad to brunch at Viewhouse Ballpark, where he'll get a free Brewmosa with the purchase of any brunch entrée. And all day on June 21, Dad can get a Ballpark burger and a draft beer for $10 at the ViewHouse. For more information on ViewHouse, click here.