The year is almost over, but you have a few more days in which to squeeze in some last memories. This week you an watch a rock star save sports, reflect on the events of 2015 and and have a beer before saying hello to 2016. Leave a comment if you know of any bargains we missed, and check out the Westword calendar for a complete lineup of events.
Nathaniel sings the National Anthem and the Broncos beat the Bengals at hi-dive (5 p.m. Monday, free)
There's a big game for the boys in blue at Sports Authority Field tonight, but there's going to be an even bigger performance before the game. Fresh off the heels of a world tour, Nathaniel Rateliff of The Night Sweats fame will be on hand to sing the national anthem for Monday Night Football. Don't have a ticket? No problem: Head to the hi-dive for a free game-watching party with good company and cheap beer.
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Trivia Night at Chain Reaction Brewing (7:30 p.m. Tuesday, free)
There will be rad rounds of questions at Chain Reaction tonight, and you don't have to be a brainiac to answer this trivia: If you were alive during this past year, you have a pretty good shot. Test your memory of music, movies, Internet topics and more for this year-in-review trivia, which will be a fun way to recap the events of 2015. Do you remember what color that dress was? Click here for insight.
New Year's Eve Free Tapping of Cherry Cross Eyed Lefty at Denver Beer Co. (11 p.m. Thursday, free)
This city features hundreds of ways to ring in a new round of 365 days, but if you want to enjoy something a little more low-key and communal, stop by Denver Beer Co. for a free taste of Cherry Cross Eyed Lefty when the ball drops at midnight. The merlot wine barrel-aged brew features the fruitiness of tart cherry and pineapple, and weighs in at a heavy 7.8 percent ABV. Kick off the new year with a sweet kiss and a sweet beer.