Friday, May 6
You know summer is close when Marczyk Fine Foods brings back its Friday Burger Night. From 5 to 7:30 p.m., both locations — Colfax and 17th — will be firing up the grills and serving Niman Ranch burgers with all the fixins' for $8.99. For more information, contact your favorite Marczyk location.
Get ready for a full weekend of festivities at TheBigWonderful's launch party. The festivities get under way with a Pre-Party from 4 to 10 p.m. today, featuring live music, food vendors, a beer garden and more. The first full day of the market tomorrow will bring shopping, drinks, live music, games and a live stream of the Kentucky Derby; on Sunday, bring mom to a Mother's Day celebration complete with champagne and bloody Mary brunch, and plenty of gift possibilities. Tickets range from $5 to $20; get yours here.
Head to Infinite Monkey Theorem on First Friday for music, local art and wine, all for a good cause. From 5 to 10 p.m. today, the taproom will host a party to raise money for the University of Colorado Cancer Center; the featured artist is is Lena Dechamps, DJ EJAY will provide the soundtrack, and Denver 808 will have food available for purchase. For more information, contact the winery at 303-736-8376.
The Colorado Chocolate Festival takes over the Denver Mart today and tomorrow. Chocolate fanatics can indulge in more than 80,000 samples, chocolate pairing demos, Mother's Day gift booths, chocolate-eating contests, live music and the presentation of the Chocolatier Championship Awards. Admission to the chocolate fest is $5 and tasting tickets are $10 for twelve. For hardcore choco-holics, there are also Chocolate Jury Judging Tickets for $35, and VIP tickets for $50. Get tickets and all the chocolaty details at chocolate-festival.org.
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