Go hog wild on Friday, May 15, when the Culinary School of the Rockies, 637 South Broadway in Boulder, offers "Pork on Pork: The Wide World of Bacon" from 5:30 to 9 p.m. The price for all the pig is $95; for more information, call 303-494-7988 or go to www.culinaryschoolrockies.com.
Julie Pech, "The Chocolate Therapist," will be featured at "Meet the Author" at the Tivoli Center from 6 to 9 p.m. May 15; it's a benefit for Colorado Pregnancy & Newborn Loss Services. Tickets are $35 individuals, $60 couples; call 720-946-2828 or go to www.ColoradoPregnancyLoss.org for more info.
Voyeurism is encouraged at "Kitchens on Fire!," a benefit for the Dairy Center for the Arts. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 15 and May 16, take self-guided tours of cutting-edge Boulder kitchens. Tickets are $18 in advance and $20 at the kitchens; for more information, call the Dairy Center at 303-444-7328.
And in Lakewood, Belmar will celebrate its fifth birthday at "Here Comes the Sun, Sidewalk Sale and Celebration," which runs from Friday, May 15 through Saturday, May 17; featured events include chef demonstrations. For the complete schedule, go to www.belmarcolorado.com.